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Major Support for the Races

Wales rugby internationals Jamie Roberts and Alex Cuthbert urge people to sign up for the Nos Galan Road Races

The 2014 Nos Galan Races, which once again look set to be a spectacular event, is this year being sponsored by four local businesses and organisations.

Children at Maes y Coed Primary school help with health campaign

Maes y Coed Primary School in Pontypridd along with four other Schools in the Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr area are helping Cwm Taf University Health Board promote a campaign to educate people about medicines and the importance of not stockpiling.

Welsh cancer waiting times worsen again

Cancer waiting times in Wales got worse in September 2014, for the second month in a row, according to figures published today.

85.1% of patients with urgent suspected cancer began treatment within two months. Labour’s target of 95% has not been met since 2008.

Officers appeal for van vigilance following thefts: Aberdare

Police in Aberdare are calling for vigilance following a number of vehicle break-ins in Aberdare and surrounding areas.
Four vans were targeted some time overnight between 16 and 17 November.
Windows have been smashed and locks have been breached to gain entry.

Police appeal following armed robbery in Aberdare

Police in Aberdare are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a shop in Aberdare.
At just before 4pm on Friday, 7 November, two men armed with knives went into the store on Langorse Road demanding the shopkeeper opens the till.

Budget benefits from Welsh Lib Dem influence

In the chamber today Peter Black AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Finance, will highlight the positive influence the Welsh Liberal Democrats have had on the Welsh Government's Annual Budget.

Remembrance Sunday

St John Baptist High School honour and remembrance of all those in the Armed Services, our school held a service and a two minute silence on 11th November 2014.

Wales cancer patient survey reveals government and health board action needed

Macmillan has welcomed a patients’ comments report on cancer treatment and care in Wales which details high levels of satisfaction around surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy and praise for specialist nurses.

All-Wales budget needed for the long-term

Party of Wales leader Leanne Wood has today expressed disappointment that the Labour Welsh Government has failed three ‘key tests’ in its draft budget.

Ms Wood said her party’s three tests include:

Sign Up For Santa Run

Get into the festive spirit and sign up for Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s annual Santa Run.

It promises to be a fantastic warm-up event ahead of the world-famous Nos Galan Road Races in Mountain Ash on New Year’s Eve.