Current Torfaen News
Torfaen governors welcome Wales education plans - Free Press Series
GOVERNORS at Torfaen schools have welcomed radical proposals which could see the number of education authorities in Wales cut by a third. A review launched by education minister Leighton Andrews recommended the current authorities be merged into ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:34:09 GMT
Trustees of Torfaen leisure unveiled - Free Press Series
As Torfaen gears up to have its leisure services taken over by a non-profit organisation, we find out who the newly appointed trustees are, why they got involved and what they say the future holds for leisure services in the borough. MEET the trustees ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:41:09 GMT
Torfaen attacked over Cwmbran hospital - South Wales Argus
Lib Dems has attacked the AM for Torfaen over the planned new hospital for Cwmbran, saying her attitude was a disgrace. Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, said she was “staggered” to read a letter from Lynne Neagle that said recent ...
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:37:49 GMT
No sex please, we're Torfaen? - South Wales Argus
WHY has Torfaen council blocked access to the brook.org website for users of the computers within its public libraries? The 'websense' filter has censored the site because of 'sex education'. As Brook is a sexual health charity providing advice and ...
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:45:23 GMT
Torfaen to hand over control education in wake of damning report - South Wales Argus
Torfaen has been a lead authority in the EAS, which was set up is a partnerships between the five Gwent authorities - Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Newport, Monmouthshire and Torfaen - last summer with the aim of sharing expertise and resources to raise ...
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 07:13:22 GMT
Big Event kicks off Torfaen summer fun - Free Press Series
TORFAEN'S summer events season kicks off tomorrow, with the third annual Big Event at Cwmbran boating lake. Thousands of people flocked to the lake and parks last year for a day of fun, music and sport. This year's event runs from noon until 6pm and ...
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:05:37 GMT
Torfaen dad backs campaign to end toys by gender - South Wales Argus
MISS Torfaen, Charlotte Hunt, 20, from Pontypool, said: “I believe that girls and boys should be able to play with any suitable toy of their choice, whether it be pink, blue, a Barbie, a baby doll, a football, a soft animal, or a toy car, as long as it ...
Fri, 31 May 2013 06:16:26 GMT
Ex-Torfaen mayor's £10k parting gift - Free Press Series
TORFAEN'S mayor for 2011-12, Phil Seabourne, has announced that he was successful in raising more than £10,000 for his mayor's charities during his year in office. Having totted up the total for his year in office, Cllr Seabourne raised the impressive ...
Wed, 29 May 2013 14:56:41 GMT