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Grass Fires

(Picture – Jamie Jenkins/Facebook) On Saturday evening, fire crews battled a grass fire on Penrhys Mountain. The incident is now over however, South Wales Fire and Rescue have said they were called to 36 grass fires over a 24-hour period last weekend, and[…]

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Bwydiful up for a national award!

Local company Bwydiful have been nominated for a national award in the Food Wales awards. Business partners Chris Mason and Jon Gregor (both pictured above) left their respected jobs just over a year ago and kick started their business, which specialises in[…]

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New Transport for Wales HQ

The new headquarters for Transport for Wales, the next rail franchise and South Wales Metro operator, will be located at the Taff Vale building in Pontypridd bringing hundreds of jobs to the town, Economy Secretary Ken Skates has announced. The[…]

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Radyr Break-In

(Picture – Enerchi Facebook) Staff at a family run business in Radyr are appealing for witnesses following a break-in during the early hours of Monday morning (20th March). A post on the ‘Ener-chi’ facebook page has said that staff are very[…]

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Parking in RCT

Parking will be reduced or even FREE in town centres as new charges come into force across Rhondda Cynon Taf on the 1st April. Thanks to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet taking the decision to make changes to car parking[…]

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New Patron for Nos Galan

The daughter of Nos Galan Road Races founder Bernard Baldwin MBE is the new patron of the world-famous event. Having been invited by the Nos Galan Committee, Alison Leighton-Williams, of Caegarw, Mountain Ash, takes up the honorary post following the[…]

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Taff Vale Precinct

Attending the announcement of the plans for the new Taff Vale precinct today, Mick Antoniw, Assembly Member for Pontypridd said: “These are tremendously exciting and bold plans, which will be a huge boost to jobs and visitor numbers in Pontypridd.[…]

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