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Temporary Closure Of Aberdare Bypass

A series of overnight closures of the Aberdare Bypass will shortly take place as essential flood alleviation work is undertaken.

Delivering with less – the impact on environmental health services and citizens

This study considers the impact of cuts in resources on the ability of council environmental health services to deliver their statutory obligations.

Zombie Crew Clothing Competition

With Halloween fast approaching we’ve teamed up with the guys and ghouls at the awesome Zombie Crew Clothing company to give you the chance to win a t-shirt from their seriously twisted line.

Young Firefighters - More than just squirting water around!

The Young Firefighter scheme is a two year programme and is South Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s flagship youth activity. It is a uniformed cadet scheme run for young people both male and female, aged 13*-18. We have branches at 10 Fire Stations in South Wales.

Remember, Remember First Aid!

St John Cymru Wales, the country’s leading first aid charity, is reminding people to stay safe if holding or attending a fireworks display.

According to recent statistics*, around a thousand people are injured by fireworks in Wales and England each year.

Study claims antioxidants in cocoa can improve cognition

A diet high in cocoa bean flavanols could enhance cognitive function in middle aged people, according to a study published online in Nature Neuroscience today (Sunday 26 October).

Vision Products Staff Receive Surprise Awards

Talented Vision Products workers have received (surprise) awards for their outstanding commitments and achievements.

Plaid warns HS3 'will leave Wales in the slow lane'

Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon, Hywel Williams, has responded to the news that proposals for a High Speed Rail 3 (HS3) link between Manchester and Leeds have taken a step forward by warning that the project will leave Welsh transport in the slow lane.

A Welshman’s home…

Phil Parry says the housing crisis will be a key battleground at the General Election.

Dignity and Essential Care Inspection (DECI) report for Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda, Cwm Taf University Health Board published

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) today publishes a report following an unannounced Dignity and Essential Care inspection to Ward B2 of Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda, part of Cwm Taf University Health Board. The inspection was undertaken on 23rd and 24th July 2014.