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Drugs Bust in Treforest

A cannabis factory has been uncovered on King Street in Treforest. Police officers forced entry to the address on the 20th September just after midday, with a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Police were acting on reports from the public who had noticed the smell of cannabis [… more]

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Safety Improvements in Treorchy

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council will deliver £247,000 in pedestrian safety improvements on the road network near Treorchy Comprehensive School this summer, to complement the significant 21st Century Schools investment for the area. Pupils in Treorchy are now benefitting from new and improved learning facilities thanks to significant funding through #RCTinvest [… more]

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Rhondda Radio Launches on FM

Rhondda Radio has launched on 106.1FM. The station primarily serving the upper Rhondda is run separately to GTFM however some programmes and resources will be shared between the two stations. That includes ‘Valleys Breakfast‘ which will be broadcast between 6-10am during the week from the GTFM studios in Rhydyfelin alongside [… more]

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Arson in Asda

South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses after what’s being described as an ‘arson incident’ occurred at ASDA Tonypandy during the early hours of this morning (Saturday 28th) South Wales Police attended an alleged arson incident at the ASDA store in Tonypandy at approximately 00:20 hours on… Posted by South [… more]

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Treorchy Comprehensive New Facilities

Pupils at Treorchy Comprehensive School are now able to enjoy brand new science facilities thanks to the significant 21st Century Schools initiative being delivered by the Council and Welsh Government. Work to construct a state-of-the-art three-storey science block at the school has recently been completed, and the new building handed [… more]

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Bridge Repairs in Pontyclun

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has started work on a repair scheme to a river bridge supporting Llantrisant Road in Pontyclun. Repairing structures which support Rhondda Cynon Taf’s road network is a vital part of the Council’s significant funding for Highways, which saw more than £20m invested through #RCTinvest last year. [… more]

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Talbot Green Roadworks

The Council will undertake £150,000 works this summer to improve traffic flow at a busy junction on the A4119 at Talbot Green, having secured Welsh Government funding for the project. The improvements will be delivered on the A4119’s junction with B4595 Talbot Road, which is in close proximity to the [… more]

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Voice Kids UK 2018 Champion

Rhondda Cynon Taf Mayor, Councillor Steve Powderhill is one of many that have praised the award-winning performance of a teenage schoolboy from Pontypridd, who was crowned The Voice Kids champion 2018. Daniel Davies, aged 14, of Trallwn, stunned millions of television viewers last weekend with his own version of Mariah [… more]

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