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First year History and English students take London by storm

Freshers trip to London
As part of the University’s induction programme around 60 first-year English and History students enjoyed two days of cultural sightseeing in central London.

Best in RCT

Owen Emson-Moore has worked extremely hard this term on mastering the use of Microsoft Office – Word, as part of the Microsoft Academy qualification he is studying.

North Sea Cup

Congratulations to Greg Llewellyn, Nicholas Kerley and Steffan Geary who have been selected to represent Wales at Water Polo in the North Sea Cup.

They will be playing Denmark, Scotland and Ireland.

We wish them every success.

Removal of out of hours GP service highlights disgrace of Labour’s false promises

The Welsh Labour Government has announced that they are putting £10m extra in the NHS in order to "help secure and improve primary care services across Wales, ensuring they are the engine room of the Welsh NHS."

x factor stars visit tŷ hafan

X Factor singers The Brooks had a spooktacular time when they visited Tŷ Hafan earlier this week.

Ambulance and fire services capitalise on partnership

THE Welsh Ambulance Service (WAS) has teamed up with South Wales Fire and Rescue Services (SWFRS) to ensure that its emergency response vehicles are located at the ‘right place’ in Cardiff to enable it to respond to the ‘right patients’ in the ‘right time’.

Why Council’s nursery cuts are unfair and inequitable

The Labour Cabinet are currently consulting on cuts to nursery education. The proposals were originally put forward last year, but a judicial review found that the decision was unlawfully taken and so the plans could not go ahead. Now they are back on the table.

Jayson hailed as a hero at social care Oscars

An inspirational care worker involved in the rehabilitation of people with mental health problems back into the community enjoyed a night in the limelight as one of the “heroes” of the profession.

Nine jobs created through awards to innovative RCT projects

Nine new posts have been created by three Rhondda Cynon Taf social enterprises as the result of awards worth more than £120,000 from a regeneration initiative set up to help communities across the Valleys.

‘Organisations must act now to avoid oldest hackers' trick in the book’ says ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is warning organisations that they must make sure their websites are protected against one of the most common forms of online attack – known as SQL injection.