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New Rhydyfelin Library Opening Confirmed

(Picture – The old Rhydyfelin Library) Rhydyfelin Library Support Group have announced that their new facility will open on Tuesday 12th December on its original site on Poplar Road. The temporary library will close on Saturday 2nd December whilst books, equipment are transferred. The group wish to express thanks to Travallis, Andrew Morgan, [….]

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A470 Cat

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was dumped in a pet carrier in a layby on the A470 road near Caerphilly. A driver travelling north on the A470 from Cardiff to Merthyr witnessed a man wearing a blue coat and jeans get out a white Fiesta type [….]

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Tyres dumped Illegally

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is asking for the public’s help as it investigates recent illegal fly-tipping offences in the Treforest area. Over the last few months piles of tyres have been illegally dumped on four separate occasions – and two of the offences took place in quick succession recently. The [….]

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More Buses Tonypandy to Cardiff

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has worked with bus operator Stagecoach to provide more frequent buses along the 122 service from Tonypandy to Cardiff. From Monday, November 27, buses will travel the route four times an hour (every 15 minutes), an increase from three times an hour (every 20 minutes). The [….]

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Lloyd reaches X Factor Semi Final

He’s faced tough competition, but Rhondda boy Lloyd Macey is through to the X Factor Semi Finals! Lloyd will support Little Mix in Manchester tomorrow night (Tuesday 21st) and amongst others, his dad Darren is looking forward to it. In his weekly update with us, Darren popped in to chat [….]

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Fines for Fouling

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has issued its first 20 fines to irresponsible dog owners who have failed to adhere to new, harder-hitting dog fouling rules. Promoted through the Sort **IT Out! campaign, new rules were introduced on October 1, 2017, to help keep the County Borough clean. Dog fouling is [….]

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Gritting Patrols

As autumn quickly turns to winter, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is prepared for freezing weather which could affect our roads this festive season and beyond. When snow or ice is on the weather forecast for the County Borough, the Council’s Highways team springs into action, implementing its pro-active approach to [….]

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3G pitch for Church Village

Picture – Completed 3G surface at Graig Construction works to deliver a new 3G sports pitch in Church Village are now underway, as the Council delivers its latest investment in all-weather outdoor leisure facilities. The new sports pitch at Garth Olwg will replace the astroturf off St Illtyds Road, providing [….]

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