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August 2019

ategi Shared Lives provides high quality, individual support to vulnerable adults within the ordinary homes

ategi Shared Lives provides high quality, individual support to vulnerable adults within the ordinary homes of carefully chosen and trained Shared Lives Carers.In partnership with RCT Council, ategi Shared Lives offers a community based alternative to other forms of support available.

Will be able to help with locating a picture of a family member.

I was wondering if you will be able to help me with locating a picture of a family member.  The family member is Terance Lineham and he is playing the saxophone I the bandstand at Aberdare Park.  Not sure of the year think it may be around the 50/60s.  Any help greatly appreciated  Yours sincerely  

Think Before You Film

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service are backing a new campaign by the London Fire Brigade to urge the public to #Call999BeforeYouFilm following an increase in people filming emergency incidents rather than calling 999.Any delay in calling the emergency services could have devastating consequences.

Shadow Minister welcomes news of Cwm Taf Chief Executive's resignation

Welsh Conservative Shadow Health Minister, Angela Burns AM, has welcomed the news that the Chief Executive of Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board has resigned.Commenting, she said:“I’m pleased to see that

A joint report from social services DCC looks older people's ability to be independent

The joint review, conducted by the Care Inspectorate Wales (SSD) and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW), consider how well DCC promote independence and prevent escalating needs of older adults.The review focuses primarily on the experience of older adults as they come into contact with social care

NSPCC Fights for a Fair Start in Wales

The NSPCC have launched a new campaign ‘Fight for a Fair Start’, aimed at ensuring there is perinatal mental health support available for every parent who needs it, wherever they live.Across the UK, mental health problems during pregnancy and after birth are very common, with up to 1 in 5 mums, and

Cattle grid repairs at Heol-y-Sarn in Llantrisant

The Council will undertake repairs to a cattle grid at Heol-y-Sarn, requiring the road’s closure between Llantrisant Business Park and Llantrisant Old Town.The scheme, which will replace the concrete plinths beneath the cattle grid, will begin in the week commencing August 19.However, the scheme is

12 new homes completed in Aberdare town centre

A derelict, Grade II-listed building in Aberdare has been transformed into affordable apartments.Trivallis, a registered social landlord based in RCT, has developed 12, affordable, one- and two-bedroom apartments in what was formerly the Boot Hotel public house in Aberdare town centre. The £1.1m red

First pink salmon caught in Welsh waters for decades

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is urging netsmen and anglers to report any unusual catches after the first pink salmon was caught in Welsh waters for decades.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board held its latest Board meeting on July 31st 2019

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board held its latest Board meeting on July 31st 2019 at Ynysmeurig House in Abercynon.

RHIGOS VIEWPOINT/CRAIG Y LLYN CAR PARK

In the previous post, Family silver, I wondered what exactly is planned for the Rhigos area with the arrival of Zip World.

South Wales Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of 32-year-old Jordan Moray from Aberdare.

South Wales Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of 32-year-old Jordan Moray from Aberdare.He was reported missing to us on 2 August and we are concerned for his welfare.Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting occurrence 1900284205

South Wales Police have charged an Aberdare man with assault, affray, attempted criminal damage, and possession of a class C drug, following an incident which occurred in Taff Street

Investigation updateWe have charged a man with assault, affray, attempted criminal damage, and possession of a class C drug, following an incident which occurred in Taff Street on 1st August, 2019.Jason Vincent, 48, from Aberdare, appeared before Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates Court today (August 2nd, 2

Council starts to issue Transport for Wales concessionary travel card

The Council has started to issue a ‘new-style’ concessionary travel card for use on buses across Wales to new applicant

Aberdare Wetherspoon Gin Festival

Gin lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of gins from the UK and overseas during a17-day festival at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago. The pub in High Street, Aberdare, will be serving gins from Sweden, USA and Moldova as well as gins produced in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The festival

£50m Metro Plus plans to deliver region-wide benefits

A framework which aims to deliver a coherent approach to improving public transport across the whole South East Wales region has been ratified today (Thursday 1st August) by the Cardiff Capital Region Transport Authority (RTA).The Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and Welsh Government will work toget

Macmillan Cancer Support’s information specialists at the Big Bite

Macmillan Cancer Support’s information and support specialists will be at Pontypridd’s Big Bite to answer your questions about cancer and highlight the support available.

Ynyshir residents get community opportunity at St Anne’s

Newydd Housing Association has decided to take a step back from their proposed St Anne’s Church housing development to give residents a chance to put forward proposals for a community facility at the property. The proposed scheme of 18 one and two bedroom apartments, including two that are adapted f