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School Radio Torfaen

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School Radio Torfaen

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The requirement to stay local will be lifted from 6 July, First Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed today. The First Minister today confirmed the conditions in Wales allow the requirement to stay local to be removed from Monday. But the Welsh Government is reminding everyone about the importance of social distancing, good hand hygiene and the […]

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board have revealed a 17 second montage which shows the building of the Grange University Hospital, Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran. The health board announced that 384 beds were to be opened in April 2020, a year in advance of schedule, in case they were needed for the COVID-19 pandemic. More recently, it was announced […]

Torfaen MS Lynne Neagle has called on Welsh Government to continue to prioritise spending on improvements to adult and children’s mental health services in addition to its response to the covid-19 pandemic. The MS, who chairs the Senedd’s Children, Young People and Education Committee, used a question to the Minister for Finance Rebecca Evans MS to flag […]

McDonald’s has announced the return of more items to its menu.

Gwent Local Resilience Forum (LRF) statement on numbers at BURIAL services Today (01/07/20), the Gwent Local Resilience Forum, including the five councils, agreed to increase the number of mourners permitted to attend funerals at cemeteries within the five local authority areas of Gwent to 20. This will come into effect on 02/07/20. Due to the […]

Update from Torfaen Council:

More than four in 10 adults in the UK feel some parts of their lives have changed for the better since the coronavirus outbreak, official figures suggest. Of the 43% who reported positive lifestyle changes, more than half (56%) said they were able to spend more quality time with loved ones they live with, according […]

Torfaen MS Lynne Neagle has called on the Welsh Government to send out a clear message to employers in Wales not to put women under pressure to return to work ahead of appropriate childcare support. The MS, used a question to the Deputy Minister Jane Hutt MS, to call on the Government to send a very […]

The number of global coronavirus cases has continued to surge in many large countries which have been lifting lockdowns, including the US, even as new infections stabilise or drop in parts of western Europe. India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures to try to […]

Cwmbran Big Event is usually held at Cwmbran Boating Lake, however, this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic the event will be held online. On Saturday 13th June, organisers Cwmbran Community Council will celebrate the event in ways different to usual as they look back on the success of previous years. Cwmbran Community Council took […]