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Listen Again: Richard Mylan

Welsh Actor, Richard Mylan (pictured above on the left) popped in to GTFM recently to talk to Brogan Smart. A documentary recently aired on the BBC called ‘Richard and Jaco Life with Autism‘. The documentary that aired, reflected on his experience of raising a son on the autistic spectrum. Here’s [….]

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Barnado’s Epic Journey

(Image: Barnardo’s) Barnardo’s director Jonathan Whalley is travelling across Wales this week on an electric unicycle as part of an epic 1,000 mile journey to raise vital funds for vulnerable children. Jonathan will take in sights including the Brecon Beacons, the Peak District and the Dublin birthplace of Dr Thomas [….]

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Record Store Day

“Record Store Day is the one day of the year when over 200 independent record shops all across the UK come together to celebrate their unique culture. Special vinyl releases are made exclusively for the day and many shops and cities host artist performances and events to mark the occasion. [….]

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New Road Laws

The introduction of new road laws on Monday (24th April) will see drivers who are caught speeding face fines of up to £2500 or 175% of their weekly income, compared to the previous level of 100%. Amanda Stretton, former racing driver and motoring editor at Confused.com, comments: “It is worrying [….]

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Big fun on offer at Little Lounge!

Written by Stephanie McNicholas  Friendship and fun is on the menu for parents and children at a project based in Cilfynydd, which is flourishing with support from Interlink RCT. The Little Lounge is run by a team of volunteers who are all part of a local church called The Lounge. The [….]

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Parkinsons Awareness Week

Sharon Martin has lived with Parkinsons disease for 9 years. All next week, she will be travelling around our area raising awareness of the condition. Last year, Sharon went on her 1st roadshow across our area and now in 2017 she’s doing it again. James Amos spoke to Sharon on Community link [….]

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HMRC New Hotline

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has launched a new hotline for the public to report fraud and evasion in the fight against tax fraud. This service will replace the two separate tax evasion and customs hotlines with one, streamlining HMRC’s intelligence gathering on tax fraud. Customers can report all kinds [….]

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A Knight to Remember

(Written by Dave Edwards – former Deputy editor of the Rhondda Leader) A FORMER Wales rugby player who has been battling Multiple Sclerosis for more than 20 years is being honoured by Pontypridd RFC. An evening called “A Knight to Remember” is being organised by valley fundraiser Bob Harris and is being [….]

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10 Years Since the Smoking Ban

Today (Sunday 2nd April) marks 10 years since the ground-breaking legislation banning smoking in enclosed public places came into force across Wales. The hotly debated ban has helped to drastically bring down smoking rates among adults and teenagers alike and saved thousands from the harms of a product which kills [….]

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Crack the ‘COde’

Picture – Mark Oliver, Wales & West Utilities Director of Business Services, launching the COdebreakers With carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning claiming around 40 lives each year in the UK, gas emergency and pipeline service Wales & West Utilities is inviting people across Wales and the south west of England to [….]

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