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Advertise on Pontypridd's Favourite Radio Station!

GTFM is the top radio listening choice of local residents by a considerable margin, according 
to independent audience research facilitated by the Welsh Government





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The GTFM Roadshow crew were at ASDA in TONYPANDY on Sat 4th April

As well as carrying out fund raising, the picture below shows a cheque for £50 being 

presented to us by Asda after their Community vote in January & February

 

Sincere thanks if you voted for us or contributed to our bucket 

collection which raised an astonishing £1,152.43!   


The Easter Bunny with Asda's Community Champion Christina and Store Manager Helen
plus GTFM's Joan, Gavin and Jonathan and a very helpful Sea Cadet
   



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Congratulations Joan!

 

Joan Smart (centre) announces her 'Jukebox Live' at Duffy's had raised £800 for GTFM on the night!   

She was assisted on Friday 13th March by other GTFM broadcasters including Owain (left), Gavin, Jamie, Lydia (who sang), Brogan, Jonathan, David  and  Ian.  GTFM would like to express its sincere thanks to the host of other performers, listeners and
supporters who came along, plus the local businesses which donated raffle prizes.    

Jukebox Live Photo Gallery

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Intrepid GTFM volunteer Howard Griffiths raised over £600, split 50/50 between Rhondda Breast Friends and GTFM

by growing his 'Santa beard' throughout the whole of 2014 so he could play Santa at Christmas events!

 

Social media links

Twitter: gtfm1079
Facebook Group: 147467756976

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Why not book the GTFM Roadshow for your event?

Email Gavin or call 01443 406111 to find out more about the GTFM Roadshow 

Recently our presenters have hosted Family Fun days, St David's Day events, 

Pontypridd Christmas Lights switch-on and a similar event in Tonypandy.  

You can see photos from recent Roadshows GTFM's social media links


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DGTFM is proud to be the official radio partner of Pontypridd RFC  
 
 

Click the link below to listen to the latest edition of the Ponty Rugby Show with Alun Jones

https://soundcloud.com/gtfm1079/ponty-rugby-show-fri-17th-april-15

  

Click the link below to listen to the 3rd April Ponty Rugby Show with Alun Jones

in which the special guest was BBC Rugby commentator Phil Steele  

https://soundcloud.com/gtfm1079/gtfm-ponty-rugby-show-3rd-april15



Latest Result: Sat 18th April - Cross Keys 19 - 27 Pontypridd

in the Principality Premiership

And congratulations to Pontypridd Youth for winning the WRU National Cup
by 27 points to Penallta Youth's 19 in the final at the Millenium Stadium


"Pontypridd have claimed a top place finish in the Principality Premiership for a fifth consecutive season.

A 33pts to 14 bonus point home win over Aberavon on Tuesday evening 14th April was enough to 

take Ponty into an unassailable lead at the head of the Premiership table.

Whilst the battle for the Premiership crown will have to wait until the Play-Off Final in mid May, 

Ponty can claim the honour of being league champions for the fifth time in a row"

  


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GTFM is also supporting South Wales only professional
Rugby League club which has moved to its new base in Mountain Ash
To visit the Scorpions website click their logo above 

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RHONDDA TUNNEL SOCIETY

Click to hear our interview with the Chairman about his plans to re-open this 

Victorian railway tunnel linking the Rhondda and Afan Valleys as a cycle track..

The plan has steadily gained momentum and political support ever since and the 

latest news is that the Highways Agency has offered to inspect the tunnel, 

which is nearly three miles long 

 

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DR CHRIS JONES - CHAIRMAN OF CWM TAF UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD

was Howard's special guest on Friday 16th January. Click here to 'listen again'


Want to Give up Smoking?


On Wednesday 11th March we broadcast an interview on giving up smoking. 

On 'Community Link' David Arthur talked to Cwm Taf Health Board's 

Public Health Consultant, Angela Jones, plus  Deborah Bowdich 

who is a community nurse. Click here to hear that interview again    


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The  Law on Organ Donation is changing in Wales on 1st December 2015

Find out more by following this link for information in English and Welsh

from the Welsh Government

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Pontypridd’s Save The Muni Campaign  

Ragsy sings at the Open Day on 10th September 

 

Although Pontypridd's Muni Arts Centre closed on Saturday 4th October following a final production by Frank Vickery, it's now hoped a plan put before its owners RCT County Borough Council to re-open the building as a community owned facility will be appoved. It's the idea of the Muni Working Group, who want the chance to prove the Muni has a sustainable future. This group was started by Pontypridd's MP Owen Smith and consists of Pontypridd Town Council, Artis Community and Cylch Cymreig, with the backing of Pontypridd’s AM Mick Antoniw plus more than 4,000 other people and GTFM. For more information contact:

 

Wendy York 01443 490390 or email wendy@artiscommunity.org.uk.

 

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Link to the Dogs Trust Bridgend 'Dog of the Week' page

GTFM social media links

       

Twitter: gtfm1079
Facebook Group: 147467756976

          


DONATIONS

 

Click to make a secure on-line donation to GTFM via Charity Checkout including Gift Aid 


GTFM is a Registered Charity - Number 1111030

 

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The station operates on a not-for-profit basis and is licensed by Ofcom to provide an FM radio service

specifically for Pontypridd and surrounding parts

of Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough.

We broadcast 24 hours a day from studios in Rhydyfelin.  

 


Click here to find out more about GTFM's mission and funding
 

Listen Live on your Computer Now!

Listen Live via TuneIn Radio


More on how to listen to GTFM - including smart device 'Apps' 

GTFM Advertiser & Partner Links:

  

 

www.stagecoachbus.com/southwales

 

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CLICK HERE FOR THE PONTYPRIDD CLUSTER NEWS PAGE

 

75 Hour 'Radiothon' a great success!

GTFM's Fundraising Milestone for 2014


GTFM presenters Mark Andrews (who thought of the idea) Geoff Davies and Gavin Powell succeeded in broadcasting LIVE, non-stop, for 75 hours from 7am Fri 30th May to 10am Monday 2nd June 2014, accompanied by a host of other GTFM and community voices, including special guest appearances and live performances. Follow the links to see comprehensive reports on how the weekend unfolded on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Funds totalled around £2,500, split 50/50 between GTFM and  Rhondda Breast Friends. If you took part in any way, very many thanks.  


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