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Start of Term letter for Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun

Good afternoon,

We look forward to welcoming all our pupils back to school tomorrow (Tuesday 07.09.21).

An important letter from the Headteacher has been sent through ClassCharts to parents and guardians this afternoon. Year 7 pupils also received the letter this afternoon.

Zero Waste Week: 6 – 10th September 2021

This week marks Zero Waste Week and Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is asking its residents to THINK before they BIN.

Every time you place an item into your black bag waste, STOP and THINK about whether this is the best place to dispose of that item.

New Parkinsons clinics in Rhondda, Merthyr and Mountain Ash

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board’s Parkinsons Disease Nurse Specialist Service is expanding to provide clinics in the Rhondda, Merthyr and Mountain Ash in a drive to bring their support closer to patients’ homes.

Thriving creativity throughout Covid

Portal 2021, the new exhibition of Arts Graduates opens

11 September at Llantarnam Grange, Cwmbran.


One in seven Welsh high street shops lie empty

A report by Wales’ Auditor General has found one-in-seven high street shops lie empty, prompting calls for action by the Welsh Labour Government.


Labour urged to scrap ‘hare-brained’ tolls idea for A470 Pontypridd and M4 Newport

Welsh Conservatives have branded the Welsh Government’s hare-brained idea of putting tolls on the M4 and A470 as “utterly ridiculous” and urged them to go back to the drawing board.


Search begins for volunteers to become lifelines for families in their community

 Home-Start Cymru launches its #WhyDoI’ campaign today 

·        Campaign aimed at increasing volunteers in Wales 

Welsh Labour accused of being reckless after U-turn on controversial ozone machines

Labour ministers have halted their controversial plans to roll-out ozone disinfection machines into schools after serious concerns were raised by the Welsh Conservatives, parents and medical professionals.


Regulating Coal Tip Safety in Wales 10 days to respond

Thanks to Clear South Wales Coal Tips for the reminder that you only have 10 days to respond