Fresh new bands and solo performers in Rhondda Cynon Taf are set to continue getting their ‘big breaks’ through the successful Forte Project. Funding for 2018 has been secured, allowing the Forte Project to continue its valuable work of discovering and nurturing new talent across South Wales. Now in its [… more]
Velindre Cancer are after your favourite recipe! You have until the 31st October to submit yours … Details below!
(Picture – Rhondda Tunnel Society) There’s been good news for the Rhondda Tunnel Society today! Find out more here Full Interview Part 1 Part 2
Cardiff Metropolitan plans to become Wales’ first smokefree university will be officially launched by the Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Rebecca Evans, today (Wednesday 20th September). Working in partnership with tobacco control charity ASH Wales Cymru, the university will ban smoking at all campuses, halls of residences and Student [… more]
Ten specially-chosen baton bearers from the County Borough will take part in the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay when it arrives in Rhondda Cynon Taf next Wednesday. Her Majesty The Queen set the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay in motion in March 2017 and it reaches Rhondda Cynon [… more]
This week (W/C 4th September) is Organ Donation Week. – This short film below encourages you to ‘Have the chat’ about organ donation.
Nos Galan 2017 may seem ages away at the moment, but the ‘race for a place’ these days is as keenly contested as the race itself on New Year’s Eve. Event organisers Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, in conjunction with the Nos Galan Committee, are delighted to announce that Nos Galan [… more]
25th August 1997 – The release date for the Stereophonics 1st Studio Album “Word Gets Around”. Featuring the classics ‘Local Boy in the Photograph’, ‘A Thousand Trees’ and ‘Traffic’ alongside other memorable favourites we’re used to hearing in sell-out stadiums and arenas across the world. 20 years on, they’re preparing [… more]
Pupils receiving their GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate results have been congratulated by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams. This year, for the first time, pupils are receiving their results for new ‘made in Wales’ English Language, Welsh Language, English Literature, Welsh Literature, Mathematics Numeracy and Mathematics GCSEs which are unique to Wales. [… more]
Macmillan Cancer Support is offering teenagers and young adults affected by cancer an opportunity to take control of their diagnosis and move forward positively. Called HOPE, the programme in Cardiff is for any young person living with and beyond cancer and aims to help them manage the emotional impact of [… more]
Ahead of A-Level results day (Thurs 17th Aug) new research has looked at what university has done for graduates. The study conducted of graduates revealed that over half (54%) believe that university was the most important factor in defining who they are as a person. This is compared to only [… more]
(Pictures – WRU) With Wales Women currently competing at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland, the club game in Wales is also set for a boost this season. Four new club teams – Cilfynydd, Clwb Rygbi Cymry Caerdydd, Tumble and Whitchurch will join Division Three after completing a set [… more]