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Nursery education cuts will lead to childcare problems

After having their initial proposal to cut nursery education from full to part time overturned in court last May the Labour Cabinet in RCT are yet again trying to force it through and are currently consulting on it.

The Saints Go Marching on'

Last night St John Boys Year 8 became Cynon Schools Champions. The tournament was held at Mountain Ash RFC and run until 7pm.

Santa's Christmas Cottage

Get along to Santa’s Christmas Cottage at the Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare

Father Christmas will once again be setting up a temporary residence in Rhondda Cynon Taf right up until Christmas Eve.

Just 37 per cent of people in Wales think it would be easy to cook for someone with diabetes

Just 37 per cent of people in Wales would find it easy to tailor a meal for someone with diabetes, according to a new survey. The figures for Wales are below the national average of 40 percent in the YouGov* survey commissioned by Diabetes UK and Tesco.

Innovation at Prince Charles Hospital’s Fracture Clinic

Thanks to the innovation of staff at Prince Charles Hospital’s Fracture Clinic, Year Three pupils of Gwaunfarren Primary School are now a little less fearful of visiting the hospital’s plaster room should they break a bone.

Majority want same powers as Scotland

Responding to a YouGov poll that finds that 63% of people think Wales should have the same powers as Scotland, the Party of Wales leader Leanne Wood said:

"The people of Wales deserve nothing less than to be placed on an equal footing with Scotland.

Make Your Metal Matter

RCT Council and TV presenter Iolo Williams have today (13th November) called on residents of Rhondda Cynon Taf to ‘make their metals matter’ and recycle more of the metal packaging items they use at home every year.

Support for Cwm Taf Veterans

Veterans across Cwm Taf are being urged to come forward to access this service. William Watkins and Julie Devlin are Cwm Taf University Health Board’s Veterans NHS Wales team. Based in Pontypridd with Maria

Residents Embrace "Too Many Black Bags" Campaign!

Residents across Rhondda Cynon Taf are embracing the new “too many black bags” campaign, with NO fines being issued for additional side waste so far!

The Council launched its “Too Many Black Bags, Recycle or Face a Fine!” campaign earlier this year.

Pupils’ numeracy skills are still weak in around half of schools

In just under half of primary and secondary schools inspected in 2013-2014, pupils develop good or better numeracy skills and in the remaining schools, pupils’ numerical skills are at best average according to a report published today by Estyn.