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As we approach the first weekend since indoor hospitality is open and with good weather forecast the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Dafydd Elis Thomas is reminding residents and visitors alike to enjoy what Wales has to offer safely. The Deputy Minister said: “We are now at the height of summer and with […]

Leisure for Life’s gyms, fitness classes and swimming pools will re-open from Monday, August 10, with a phased approach relating to the activities available. As of 10th August, gym facilities will re-open at all sites with the exception of Llantwit Fardre, which unfortunately does not currently meet Covid-19 regulations This will be followed by the […]

Following Welsh Government’s confirmation that the Childcare Offer for Wales is being reinstated, the Council has announced the local arrangements for parents to apply – with the first group able to do so from August 10. On August 4, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services, Julie Morgan MS, announced that applications will reopen following […]

RCT Council is supporting the annual Summer Reading Challenge for its younger book lovers, in line with current guidelines and regulations. All Rhondda Cynon Taf library buildings are currently closed to the public due to the national restrictions in Wales, with a new ‘Order and Collect’ service in place at 9 libraries for book lovers […]

Swimming pools, indoor fitness studios, gyms and leisure centres will be able to re-open from Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed today (Fri 7th August). Children’s indoor play areas will also be able to open their doors again as part of the latest changes to the coronavirus regulations in Wales. However, areas such as ball […]

The Welsh Government has today (Thursday, August 6) outlined the measures it will take to improve the country’s air quality under its Clean Air Plan for Wales: Healthy Air, Healthy Wales.   Poor air quality is the biggest environmental risk to public health and also has effects on biodiversity and the natural environment. In Wales, […]

Work will shortly begin to repair two retaining walls between Ynysybwl and Glyncoch following damage by Storm Dennis – requiring temporary traffic lights and a reduced speed limit at a section of B4273 Ynysybwl Road. The £270,000 scheme will begin from Thursday, August 6. The Council has appointed Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd to deliver the […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council will begin a flood alleviation scheme at Park Lane in Trecynon, using joint Council and Welsh Government funding to reduce the risk of flooding while also increasing the area’s biodiversity. The £550,000 scheme, which will get underway in the week commencing Monday, August 10, will replace the existing underground pipe and […]

First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford and Secretary of State Simon Hart, yesterday convened the second Coal Tips Summit since the Tylorstown landslip during the February floods this year. The summit brought together Welsh Government Ministers, Rhondda Cynon Taff Leader Andrew Morgan, as well as representatives from local government, the Coal Authority and Natural Resources […]

Welsh Ministers have today announced a new £800m stabilisation package to help the Welsh NHS to continue to respond to and recover from the impact of the coronavirus crisis. This latest package takes the total amount of Welsh Government Covid-19 support for NHS organisations to more than £1.3bn. The £800m fund will support NHS organisations […]

Second consecutive monthly fuel price rise means unleaded is now 7p a litre more expensive than it was at the end of May – diesel is 6p dearer. The average price of petrol and diesel rose for the second consecutive month, adding nearly £2 to a fill up, according to RAC Fuel Watch data for July.* Unleaded […]

Wales’ Childcare Offer providing 30 hours of early education and care to the working parents of 3 and 4 year olds across Wales is set to reopen, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Care Julie Morgan has announced today [Tuesday 4 Aug]. The Childcare Offer was suspended in April to allow resources to be refocused, […]