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Llantrisant Primary School appeal for votes

The Parent Teachers Association of Llantrisant Primary School contacted GTFM because as a small school they need more public votes to win a grant to replace broken play facilities including all their outdoor equipment which is now sectioned off as it needs replacing. They are applying for an Aviva Community [….]

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Train services – Cardiff Queuing System

If you’re travelling into Cardiff by train today (Saturday 11th November) heading to the Wales v Australia game? There’s a slight change to the normal queuing system you might be used to. As shown in the diagram below, trains towards Pontypridd/Taff Valley will be boarding at Cardiff Queen Street and [….]

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Have your say!

Rhondda Cynon Taf’s residents will be able to have their say on the Council’s 2018/19 budget in an extensive consultation beginning on November 6. The consultation will include several elements which have proven successful in the past – including an online simulator where residents can ‘set their own’ budget. Town [….]

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Appeal after Pontyclun Theft

CCTV Footage shows 3 men breaking into a van during the night of the 1st November Pontyclun based Millstone Electrical appeal for any information, regarding theft from one of their vans. Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 Posted by GTFM on Monday, 6 November 2017

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Boxing Day Swim

Due to its overwhelming success last year, The National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, will once again open on December 26 for its annual Boxing Day Swim. Online bookings open on Monday 4th December. Swim sessions will run from 8.30am, with places available on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission £2.50 [….]

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Festival of Remembrance

Rhondda Cynon Taf’s annual Festival of Remembrance Concert has been held at the Park & Dare Theatre, honouring our Armed Forces past and present. Organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, in association with the Royal British Legion, the 2017 Rhondda Cynon Taf Festival of Remembrance featured The Regimental Band of [….]

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Church Village Burglary

We are appealing for information after a burglary in Church Village.The break-in happened overnight October 21-22 and… Posted by South Wales Police Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

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Animal Safety ahead of Bonfire Night

RSPCA Cymru has re-iterated advice around keeping animals safe during fireworks, as Bonfire Night draws closer. Many animals – of all shapes and sizes – find fireworks frightening, and estimates suggest 45 per cent of the UK’s dogs show signs of fear and distress by the loud noises fireworks emit. [….]

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Ladies shortlisted for an award

Lyn Bond from Rhydyfelin near Pontypridd has been shortlisted for Most Effective Board Member. Newydd Housing Association, with more than 800 properties in Rhondda Cynon Taff, can boast real talent as, not one but, three women have been shortlisted in the Women in Housing Awards to take place in Manchester [….]

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Sky Lanterns can be fatal

A warning has been issued about the dangers sky lanterns pose to animals as Wales prepares to mark Halloween.Sky, or ‘Chinese’, lanterns,  can be a popular part of the Halloween celebrations – but RSPCA Cymru has reminded the public that they can be “fatal to animals”.The devices – which are [….]

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