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Labour minister refuses to release education report

Labour’s Education Minister was taken to task by the Welsh Conservatives in the Senedd today over a report he has refused to release.Shadow Education Minister Laura Anne Jones MS asked Jeremy Miles about the independent review of educational leadership in Wales his government announced last year.At

Welsh Labour? Ambulance waiting times show Labour breaking all the wrong NHS records

The dire state of the ambulance service was laid out today as the First Minister had to again use Covid as an excuse for underperforming public services in Wales.Welsh Conservative Leader of the Opposition Andrew RT Davies MS raised the 

Thousands of families in Wales can receive help towards Easter childcare costs

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working parents in Wales to not miss out on the opportunity to get up to £2,000 a year to pay for regulated childcare, including holiday clubs and other out-of-school activities, during the Easter holidays.

Pentre man who defecated in garden before burgling house has been jailed

A burglar who defecated in the back garden of a victim’s house before leaving trail of excrement inside the address has been jailed for 5 years and 10 months.Zac Tranter, 49, from Pentre, prized open a window with a screw driver, and stole a wallet and a phone from inside the house in Crayshaw Road,

Leading diabetes charity looking for people in Wales to get on their bike this spring

People in Wales are being asked to saddle up for a cycling challenge that will raise vital funds for Diabetes UK this spring.

Section 19 report, Flood and Water Management Act 2010 – Ynyshir

The Council has published its eleventh report under Section 19 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 following Storm Dennis.

Aberdare Festival is back

Aberdare Festival is back – with a two-day extravaganza to celebrate its 2022 return!The ever-popular event in Aberdare Park has been extended this year to include celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.Free family fun and entertainment, as well as a funfair, food stalls and live entertainmen

Cwm Taf Water Supply Strategy

Thank you for visiting our page outlining the emerging plans for future-proofing our supply of water to our customers across Merthyr Tydfil and the surrounding areas.

Charity warns that performance is the lowest on record since new national cancer treatment targets began

Macmillan Cancer Support is warning that performance against Wales’ national cancer treatment times targets has fallen to its lowest point since records began.The charity says that more people are now facing delays in receiving their life saving cancer treatments than ever before.