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Welsh Water Warning

With school summer holidays starting at the end of this week, Welsh Water has issued a fresh warning to remind people of the dangers of swimming in reservoirs. This comes after as the company has seen an increase in people risking their lives in recent hot weather. Welsh Water, a [… more]

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Siop Y Bont to Close

Picture – Twitter @HuwStephens Another business in Pontypridd is closing its doors. Siop y Bont, based in the indoor market has confirmed that it will cease business at the end of next month. Very sad to hear that Siop y Bont is closing at the end of August. If you [… more]

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Pontypridd Roadworks

Essential bridge repairs and road resurfacing will be undertaken at the Sardis Gyratory in Pontypridd this summer – requiring temporary traffic management over the coming weeks. The necessary project will allow the Rhondda Cynon Taf Council to make joint repairs to the Sardis Road/Mill Street bridges and carriageway resurfacing along [… more]

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Love Where You Live awards 2018

Environmental crusaders have been recognised and rewarded thanks to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s highly acclaimed Love Where You Live Awards (LWYL) 2018. People who care so much about the County Borough have been officially recognised at the annual awards, which are celebrating their 10th year. This year’s overall winner and winner [… more]

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Shed Burglaries

South Wales Police Detectives are working hard to trace criminals responsible for a spate of shed burglaries over the past month. Burglars have struck 34 times since the beginning of June, targeting insecure houses, sheds and outbuildings throughout the Rhondda Valley. Police advice is to lock it or risk losing [… more]

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Grass Fires – A Statement

The last few days have seen a significant number of grass fires in Rhondda Cynon Taf, in particular at Maerdy, Mountain Ash, and most recently at Llwydcoed. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is once again working tirelessly to keep our communities safe, on both land and from the air [… more]

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RSPCA Issues warning

As temperatures continue to soar across Wales, RSPCA Cymru has received a further 51 calls over the previous three days about members of the public concerned about animals kept in hot environments. Throughout England and Wales, the total number of calls to the RSPCA amounted to 562 – with the [… more]

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