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Flytipper caught

Stark warning to fly tippers as local litter lout is fined over £800 for blighting the County Borough. Fly tipping, littering or allowing your dog to foul in a public place will not be tolerated in Rhondda Cynon Taf and the Council will use all measures available to catch those [… more]

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A4232 Fatal Collision

South Wales Police are investigating a fatal collision that happened on the A4232 heading towards Cardiff just after midday today (Tuesday 29th May). One woman driver died following the collision involving two lorries and two cars on the southbound carriageway prior to Culverhouse Cross. Police have said that the woman’s family [… more]

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RCT Mayor 2018/19

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has welcomed its new Mayor for 2018/19 – Councillor Steve Powderhill. Born, raised and educated in the Pontypridd area, and living there all of his life, Cllr Powderhill is passionate about his community and has been the elected County Borough Councillor for Treforest since 2012. Educated [… more]

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Exhibition in Tonypandy

The Council will host a public exhibition in Tonypandy to present detailed plans for major Town Centre improvement works, which will be delivered shortly thanks to a £750,000 investment. From June 2018, the Council will begin a scheme of works in Tonypandy aimed at encouraging a greater footfall in the [… more]

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School Developments

Widespread progress has been made on a number of major 21st Century Schools developments in Rhondda, Tonyrefail and Cwmaman, which are on course to be delivered from September. More than £100m is being invested in schools across the County Borough to deliver improvements in 2018/19, jointly funded through #RCTinvest and [… more]

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Cardiff Road Resurfacing work

(Picture – Facebook – Martin Fidler Jones) There’ll be resurfacing work taking place along Cardiff Road between Upper Boat and Hawthorn next week. Starting on Monday (14th May) and lasting for 5 days, there’ll be temporary lights in place to control traffic between 8am-4pm whilst the work is carried out. [… more]

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Cardiff City Parade Planned

There’ll be an open-top bus parade this Sunday (13th May) to celebrate Cardiff City’s promotion back to the Premier League. The team who finished 2nd in the Championship will see a return to footballs top-flight for the 2018/2019 season after a four year absence. The bus will leave the Cardiff City [… more]

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PCSOs climb Pen-y-fan

(Image – Visit Wales) Well done to PCSO Clarke, PCSO Johnston and Sgt Watts who walked to the peak of Penyfan on Tuesday! They tweeted to say they’ve raised £800 so far for the Treforest Girls and Boys club. #yes!!! #penyfan walked by #PCSO Clarke & Johnston & PS Watts to raise [… more]

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Churchills is Closing

Churchills Art and Stationery in Pontypridd is closing its doors after 25 years. A note to customers has stated that as of today (1st May) property developers have taken control of the Old Cinema and Bingo hall which means that the shops on the ground floor are having to leave. Owner, [… more]

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