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St Dyfrig’s Open Day

(Image – Olympo570 on Flickr) As part of the Cadw ‘Open doors programme’, St Dyfrig’s Church and Church hall on the Broadway in Treforest are opening their doors, for you to have a look around and find out more about the history behind its existence. Here’s Susan David talking to Howard [….]

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Men’s Health with Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards, who presents the news on ITV Cymru Wales, popped into the GTFM studio on Friday 17th June, to openly talk about his experience with Testicular Cancer and the Cwm Taf University Health Board “Men’s Health Campaign” Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Carl is a patron of Tenovus [….]

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Too Good To Waste

(Picture – toogoodtowaste.co.uk) On Ian Edwards’ little Monday night show on the 13th June, his studio guest was Shaun England – Chief Executive of reuse and recycling charity “Too Good To Waste”. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 For more information about Too Good to Waste, visit their website – http://www.toogoodtowaste.co.uk/

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Adref relocates in Pontypridd

Adref is a registered charity and limited company devoted to eradicating homelessness in the South Wales Valleys. They work with approximately 800 people each year throughout the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf areas. Since 1990, they have managed a range of support services that help people develop skills that avoid them [….]

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Rugby for the Ladies!

Joan Smart was joined by Brian Minty and Andrew Davies from Porth Harlequins to talk about Ladies Rugby! Here’s a snippet of what was said on Tuesday 24th May. Get involved – more on their website at www.porth-harlequinsrfc.co.uk

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Cat Neutering

A scheme to encourage cat owners across Wales to get their pets neutered and microchipped has recently been launched. The Wales Cat Neutering and Micro-chipping Project is being run in partnership by RSPCA Cymru and Cats Protection, aims to encourage cat owners to neuter and microchip their pets. During Community Link [….]

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Micro-chipping for Dogs

Recently, Micro-chipping for dogs has become compulsory in England and Wales. Fines can be imposed for those who don’t have their dog micro-chipped or their details kept up to date. Jamie Pritchard spoke to Linda Feagan from the Dogs Trust, to find out more about what the charity does and [….]

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Rhydyfelin Netball Club

(Picture – Rhydyfelin Netball Club Facebook) On Monday’s community link, Jamie grabbed a quick chat with Laura Rees from Rhydyfelin Netball Club. Rhydyfelin netball club was established in March 2015 by women who wanted to get back into netball. They’re celebrating their one year anniversary by holding a presentation on Friday [….]

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Valleys Steps

Alison Jones and Felicity Crump popped into GTFM on Friday 8th April to talk to Howard Griffiths about “Valleys Steps”. Alison is a lead well-being course practitioner and Felicity is the service manager. Part 1 – What is Valleys Steps all about? Part 2 -What do the courses cover Part 3 [….]

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Local history classes!

(Picture www.pontypriddtowncouncil.gov.uk) Update 9th May 2016 Mon 6 June – 10-12pm – local history – Treorchy library, Mon 6 June – 2-4pm – local history – Aberdare library Tues 7 June – 10-12pm – family history – Ponty library, Weds 8 June – 10-12pm – Welsh Art History – Ponty [….]

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