The Education minister, Leighton Andrews, has just announced that he is removing control of schools from Merthyr Tydfil Council. His decision follows a highly critical report from the schools inspectorate, Estyn,
His preferred option is to merge Merthyr's local education authority with neighbouring Rhondda Cynon Taf but sending in commissioners to runthe LEA or handing it over to an outside body are also options.
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The wait times for life-changing medicines to become available on the NHS in Wales have been slashed, according to the Welsh Government.
Services between Porth and Treherbert are likely to be suspended until the end of today.
One of those days I'm afraid.... feeling very mild with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers!