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Refill Pontypridd is on a mission to make refilling your water bottle as easy, convenient and cheap as possible, by introducing Refill Stations on every street. An exciting Refill Scheme has launched in Pontypridd which encourages participating cafes, bars, restaurants, banks, museums and other businesses to sign up to the free Refill app and put […]

Tylorstown is now home to the largest Leisure for Life gym in RCT – and the only indoor International Rugby Board-accredited 3G pitch in the Valleys,  thanks to £1M Council investment at Rhondda Fach Leisure Centre. With bold ambition, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and its contractors have worked over the past year to deliver a […]

Registration for the 60th Anniversary Nos Galan Road Races on New Year’s Eve has seen unprecedented demand for race places, with all races now filled. Thousands of people are expected to converge on Mountain Ash on December 31 for the annual, award-winning event which is known around the world. There will be 325 competitors in […]

A new ‘all-weather’ 3G sports pitch at Porth Community School has been completed for the use of school pupils and the wider community – as part of significant 21st Century Schools investment in the area. The new facility, which has replaced the old astroturf, is the 11th ‘all-weather’ surface to be installed by the Council, […]

Tackling deliberate grass fires is putting strain on emergency service resources and water supplies Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service issued the joint warning as firefighters appealed for people to be vigilant of fires being started deliberately and to get in contact by calling 101 if they have information about […]

RCT Council have confirmed plans to create a new purpose-built athletics track as part of its 3G sports pitch development in Beddau – and it will also explore options to upgrade the current athletics facility in Clydach Vale. The plans for a new 3G sports pitch at Bryncelynnog Comprehensive School, Beddau, will include an all-weather synthetic six-lane running track around the perimeter of the pitch, and a 100m sprint area along one of the straights. As part of this commitment, the Council has also announced it has future plans to […]

Today the Welsh Government and the joint health trade unions in Wales announce they have reached agreement on a proposed three-year pay deal for NHS staff in Wales. The RCN in Wales said: “We welcome the announcement, which will now discuss with our members. But this deal is only the beginning. We will continue to […]

Patients at Pinewood House are being encouraged to use iPads to support their mental health and wellbeing. Staff at the mental health rehabilitation unit in Treorchy have purchased two iPads to allow patients to access online support, including apps and websites which can help them with their recovery. The iPads are also an opportunity for […]

Temporary 50 mph speed limits and other measures have been introduced at five locations on Welsh roads, (including a stretch within RCT) to improve air quality and save lives. The measures are aimed at reducing levels of nitrogen dioxide where emissions have been found to exceed legal limits. Poor air quality contributes to an estimated […]

Wales is set to be the first country in the UK to extend its smoking ban to outdoor areas, with smoke-free areas expected to be in place in hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. Strengthening the laws around smoking in public in Wales will further protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and de-normalise […]

We joined up with over 300 radio stations across the UK at 10:59 this morning (15th May) to play an important message. If you missed it, take a watch/listen at what was said… Mental Health Awareness Week

This month Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May) is focusing on stress as an underlying cause of problems with mental health. Many of the community projects which successfully seek Big Lottery Fund grants offer opportunities to address stress directly and indirectly. The Mental Health Foundation emphasises the importance of talking to others, gaining […]