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Co-operAtive Life in South Wales, 1890–1964

Alun Burge is a historian of the co-operative movement. He has worked with co-operatives since 1985 in a variety of national and international roles, including five years living in Nicaragua. After returning to Wales, he worked in the Welsh Government’s Department of Social Justice.

Lack of awareness of the 330 diabetes related amputations in Wales

Fewer than half of people are aware that diabetes can cause serious complications such as amputations, according to a new survey, despite the fact that there are around 330 diabetes-related amputations in Wales a year.

Plaid leader’s get tough plea as more Welsh workers fail to receive the Minimum Wage

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says the time for a softly softly approach to employers flouting the National Minimum Wage (NMW) is long gone.

Local Engagement Sessions

The Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, Councillor Andrew Morgan has today announced the dates for the local engagements events which will take place as part of the consultation process for Music and Nursery Service Change proposals.

Welfare Rights service for people with sensory loss

RNIB Cymru is delighted that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded £940k for an innovative welfare rights service for people with sensory loss in Wales.

Festival of Remembrance Concert

The Festival of Remembrance

The annual Festival of Remembrance Concert has taken place at Rhondda Sports Centre, honouring our Armed Forces past and present and commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

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."