GTFM 107.9 FM

local news

The Man Engine in Pontypridd

The Man Engine, an amazing feat in mechanical construction, has been in Pontypridd. Standing at a colossal 11.2 metres tall, The Man Engine is an all-moving, all-steaming giant miner who is making his way around the South Wales Coalfield, visiting popular family tourist attractions and heritage locations.3 GTFM was there [… more]

Find out more »

Mayor’s Good Citizen Awards

Seven ‘Good Citizens’ are to receive recognition at an awards ceremony being held next month The Rhondda Cynon Taf Mayor’s Good Citizen Awards will take place at the Municipal Buildings in Pontypridd, to celebrate the achievements of the winners. The awards recognise and honour individuals and/or groups who may not [… more]

Find out more »

Gavin speaks to ‘The South’

Earlier this week Gavin Powell caught up with Gaz from ‘The South’, formally ‘The Beautiful South’ about what the band are up to and their forthcoming live dates in Porthcawl on the 24th March and Cardiff on the 18th April. Here’s what happened:- Part 1: Part 2:  

Find out more »

Bwlch Mountain Road closure

Picture – geologywales.co.uk The Council will carry out necessary carriageway resurfacing work during the Easter holiday to future-proof Rhondda Cynon Taf’s section of the Bwlch Mountain route. The work will take place over Easter to minimise disruption – beginning on Tuesday, April 3, and scheduled for completion on April 9. [… more]

Find out more »

Lido 2018

The National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, is all set to open for the 2018 season, opening to the public on Friday 30th March. The Council’s popular outdoor family attraction will also be open on selected extra weekends in April, May and September. Attracting visitors of all ages and swimming abilities, [… more]

Find out more »

Can you help?

Do you recognise this van? We would you like to speak to the driver in connection with a road traffic collision in… Posted by South Wales Police Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf on Monday, 12 March 2018

Find out more »

Berw Road Car Park *Now Open*

The car park has reopened to the public. Berw Road Car Park #Pontypridd has re-opened to the public.The basement, used by South Wales Police only, will remain closed for the foreseeable future — RCT Council (@RCTCouncil) March 15, 2018 Original Story The car park adjacent to Pontypridd Police Station (accessed [… more]

Find out more »

Porth Disruption

The Council has worked closely with local bus operators to identify temporary arrangements for the duration of Welsh Water’s significant works in Porth. The works to install a new water main, from March 12, require the temporary closure of Pontypridd Road from its junction with Hannah Street to its junction [… more]

Find out more »

New York New York!

Image – facebook.com/TheSKDanceAcademy 15 dancers from local SK Dance Academy have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to perform in New York after the principal of the Academy, Sarah Kingsbury, submitted a video application containing some of the routines the dancers had been working on. As our local guru [… more]

Find out more »

Welsh Water Update

The adverse weather has been effecting many parts of the country. As a result of the freezing weather, some supplies have been interrupted. Peter Perry, the Managing Director of Welsh Water gave us this update during Community Link on Monday Afternoon (12.45)

Find out more »

Keep Pets Safe and Warm

As the Met Office issues severe weather warnings, the RSPCA is urging people to ensure their animals are safe and warm. RSPCA Cymru Superintendent Martyn Hubbard said: “The RSPCA is releasing advice to ensure animals and wildlife stay safe during the cold spell. As parts of the country are experiencing [… more]

Find out more »

Playing the Music of your Life

Listen Now!

Find out more »

Advertising on GTFM

Find out more »

GTFM Events Guide

Find out more »