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Take the Splash to mark Charity’s 21 st Anniversary

Are you ready to take the plunge and immerse yourself in water 21 times in aid of a lifesaving charity? To mark the Wales Air Ambulance’s 21st anniversary the Charity has launched its Splash 21 challenge, but have you got what it takes to take on the challenge during the month of September?

Repair scheme for the Gelli Isaf Tramroad Bridge near Trecynon

An important repair scheme will shortly begin to the Gelli Isaf Tramroad Bridge near Trecynon, which is a Scheduled Monument. The scheme will take place over two phases of work, with this year’s work causing no disruption.

Mental health waiting times harming young people

Thousands of young people are being left waiting so long for mental health support or treatment that they have attempted to take their own lives, leading mental health charity YoungMinds reveals today.

Latest two Section 19 flood reports published following Storm Dennis

 

Above this is one of the culverts that enter the Nant Gwawr below part of an email to the 3 Aberaman Councillors and RCTC Highways

Will the Wales Ombudsman follow? Annual review of complaints: the power to change

As it increasingly focuses on making wide-ranging recommendations to better council services, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has directed more improvements to local councils in the past year than ever before.

Today (July 28, 2022) we welcome our third cohort of overseas nurses to CTM.

Today (July 28, 2022) we welcome our third cohort of overseas nurses to CTM. Eighteen nurses join us from India the Philippines and Zimbabwe taking the total that have joined us at CTM to 54 – they will now undertake training before qualifying as an Registered Nurse in the next few months.

The Screen Time Diet: helping your teen find balance with their tech

For teens, the wave of activity on TikTok, Instagram and games like Roblox can take up hours of their day. Too much screen time can mean they aren’t socialising, staying active or spending enough time doing their homework.

Danger for children goes up as agency social worker numbers and cost go up

Concern over the welfare of children has emerged after figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives have found the number of agency social workers employed by councils, and their cost, have been increasing in recent years.

Welsh Conservative comment on move to annual dental check-ups

In a move to ease the NHS dentistry backlog in Wales, the Welsh Government is to recommend people only need see their dentist once a year.

Falling fish numbers proof of Welsh Labour’s environmental failures

Welsh Conservatives have accused Labour of a lacklustre approach to environmental protection following figures showing a decline in salmon and sea trout numbers.