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Welsh Labour scrapping of school performance categories why?

Welsh Conservative comment on scrapping of school performance categoriesWelsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Education, Laura Anne Jones MS, said:“Having an easily understandable school categorisation system is essential for parents and teachers alike.“A colour coded system is str

For years, people in Wales have been living in fear as a result of dangerous cladding with very little help coming from the Welsh Labour Government

Cash not advice required for cladding say Welsh ConservativesThe Welsh Conservatives have called on Labour to quickly roll out funding for people living in flats with dangerous cladding.The call comes as the Labour Government announced an advice scheme for people living in flats with dangerous cladd

Councillor Appointed As Chair Of Fire Authority a nice second job £10,808 on top of the councillors salary

Rhondda Cynon Taf Councillor Steven Bradwick has been appointed as Chairperson of the South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority and says he is looking forward to his new role.Councillor Bradwick, the elected member for Aberdare East with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council since 2008, has been deputy chairperson

HMRC launches consultation to address concerns about Repayment Agents

New measures to stop rip-off agents taking advantage of people and pocketing their tax repayments have been proposed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). HMRC today launched a 12-week consultation 

Suzie-Ann, 14, is missing from her home in Rhydyfelin

Suzie-Ann, 14, is missing from her home in Rhydyfelin and hasn’t been seen since June 22.She is 5ft 3 with a slim build, long wavy blue hair, and has large freckles on her face..She was wearing a black vest top, a black hoodie, black jeans and black dapps at the time she went missing.It is believed

Called for action on access to school buses following news that some families cannot afford to send their children to school

Welsh Conservatives have called for action on access to school buses following news that some families cannot afford to send their children to school as the cost-of-living rises.A survey issued by a secondary school in north Cardiff has found that some children are missing days of school because the

CTUHB Wearing a face mask in our hospitals

To protect our patients, our staff and visitors, we are now asking all hospital staff and visitors to wear face masks in all areas of all of our hospitals.This is effective immediately (Thursday, 23 June 17:00).We also need to ask you to try to maintain social distancing as much as you possibly can.

Serial Irresponsible Dog Owner Faces Court Action!

A serial irresponsible dog owner has been fined over £440 in court, for failing to clean up after his dog.The man from Ynysybwl, allowed his dog to roam the streets on his own, with no regard for his actions.

RCT Tree, Woodlands and Hedgerow Strategy

Cabinet has this week approved its new Tree, Woodlands and Hedgerow Strategy before commencing an eight-week consultation process with residents and other stakeholders.It will form part of the Council’s wider Climate Change Strategy and its commitment to making a difference to the planet and provide

This Week is Disability Awareness Week

During Disability Awareness Week we would like to share with you Rhys’ journey as an Engage to Change Project SEARCH intern at Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB.In the space of two years, Rhys Harris, 25,(pictured fourth from left) went from a college student to a vital frontline NHS worker.