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Consultation on Nursery and Music Service Proposals Begins

RCT Council have announced today that consultation on Nursery and Music Service proposals has begun and will continue until the 16th December.

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Cabinet agree to consult on Nursery and Music Service Proposals

At their meeting on 1oth October, Cabinet Members "reluctantly" agreed to consult on Nursery and Music Service proposals.

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Clarity on Music Service Proposals

The Council have released a statement to clarify the Music Service proposal which will be considered by Cabinet on October 10th. The statement (which can be read in full here) seeks to make clear that the proposal is to remove the subsidy currently provided by the Council of close to half a million pounds whilst still providing schools with the necessary funding to allow them to continue to provide music tuition and curriculum teaching to pupils.

Cabinet to consider “further tough decisions”

Published on the Council's website today is a press release outlining the difficult choices that the Council's Cabinet will consider at a meeting of the Cabinet on 10th October in order to close a budget gap of £30m resulting from Tory/Lib Dem cuts to public spending.

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Y Pant Comprehensive to benefit from £24m investment

Details regarding a £24m investment to improve the educational facilities at Y Pant Comprehensive have been publicised by the Council. Full details can be found here.

Plans for £75m investment in schools in Rhondda and Tonyrefail announced by Council

"Radical proposals" have been announced by the Council that would see £75m invested in new or improved school facilities in Rhondda and Tonyrefail. Full details of the proposals can be found in the report which will be considered by Cabinet on 2nd Ocotber.

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