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 […]
In light of the recent Welsh Government announcement relaxing some of the Covid-19 restrictions, two different households can now meet up outdoors (within a 5 mile radius of their home) providing they maintain social distancing. To support this, the council has decided to trial the re-opening of car parking areas that serve ‘local parks’ from […]
The education minister has revealed today that all schools in Wales will reopen on 29 June. Schools will reopen for all year groups for limited periods during the week, and only a third of pupils will be in school at any one time, Kirsty Williams said. Both schools and councils will make their own decisions […]
McDonalds have announced that 497 Drive-Thrus across the UK and Ireland will reopen today from 11am, as well as a further 43 restaurants who will begin offering McDelivery. Pontypool McDonalds reopened at 11am today (Wednesday 3rd June) offering a limited menu for the time being. Prior to reopening, McDonalds announced that their restaurants will temporarily […]
Officers have made a further five arrests following a second day of early morning raids in Newport city area. Eight warrants were executed today, Wednesday 3rd June, as part of Operation Jigsaw, targeting serious and organised crime in Gwent. The five men, aged 50, 33, 26, 21 and 19 have been arrested on suspicion of supplying […]
Nine people have been charged with class A drug offences following the raids in Newport yesterday, Tuesday 2nd June.
Councillor Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen Council, has raised funds for local causes across Torfaen. To raise funds for local causes, Councillor Hunt has taken part in several indoor cycling challenges over the past two months. A total of £600 has been raised altogether with 15 local causes and charities receiving a share. The local […]
At 10:59am today, we’ll be broadcasting the #MentalHealthMinute alongside hundreds of radio stations across the UK. Join the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, David Tennant, Harry Kane, Dua Lipa, and Anthony Joshua for this important message. The #MentalHealthMinute will emphasise the importance of talking about mental health and how in these challenging times, we are […]
Wales First Minister Mark Drakeford has set out the lockdown position in Wales.