A 19 year-old male was arrested minutes after the report of an unprovoked assault on two 15 year-old boys in ASDA car park, Aberdare, last night. After an emergency call, a police officer managed to find the suspect, drunk, in a nearby street. He was taken into custody. Enquiries are ongoing.
A man in his 50s from Gilfach Goch was cautioned last night for possessing cannabis. He was forced to show officers upstairs where two cannabis plants were growing in a bedroom after they quizzed him about the overwhelming smell in his house.
The beginnings of a design for a wall hanging to represent young people with mental health issues at Cynon New Horizons. The wallhanging aims to raise awareness and challenge stigma as well as offering a sense of identity to the young people taking part.
It has been announced that Wales is to receive £2 billion in structural funding from Europe over the next six years. On the face of it this sounds like good news, until you start asking why we are getting the money. As BBC Wales' political editor Nick Servini says:
The county borough was formed in 1996 following the abolition of the county of Mid Glamorgan. Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council was formed by the merger of the former Mid Glamorgan districts of Rhondda, Cynon Valley and Taff Ely (with the exceptions of Creigiau and Pentyrch). The population of the county is 234,300 (Census 2011), consists of 99,700 households (Census 2011) and has 7 neighbouring local authorities