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Abercynon Cat Missing

An RSPCA Cymru appeal for information has been launched following reports that a number of cats in the Abercynon area have gone missing. The charity has been contacted after a male tabby and white cat, named Monty, went missing from Lock Street in the area on July 25 – and [….]

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Tonyrefail 3G Sports

The brand-new 3G sports facility in Tonyrefail is the latest to be completed, as the Council continues its investment in outdoor leisure facilities. Funded jointly by the Council, through #RCTinvest and Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools and Education Programme, this facility will be utilised by pupils during the day and [….]

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Church Village Cat Poisoning

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information, following the death of a Church Village cat in suspicious circumstances. The charity was alerted after a three-year old cat, named Vig, sadly passed away suddenly last Friday evening (15 September), having been seen vomiting. He was showing no ill effects before [….]

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A470 Roadworks & Restrictions

Roadworks are planned in the area of Upper Boat again this weekend, starting on Friday Night (15th September). Various restrictions will be in place along the A470 for motorists using the stretch between Nantgarw and Glyntaf between 8pm on Friday and 6am on Monday Morning. Last weekend, the roadworks caused [….]

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Welsh Guards Freedom Parade

The Welsh Guards, granted the Freedom of Rhondda Cynon Taf in 2013 returned to the County Borough to undertake a Freedom Parade earlier today (Thursday 14th September). … and they March! Welsh Guards Freedom Parade in Pontypridd – we're here in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park for the start! Posted by [….]

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Taff Vale plans given go ahead

Plans to redevelop the former Taff Vale shopping centre site in Pontypridd have been given the green light. The site, which is now owned by Rhondda Cynon Taf council will become the base for South Wales Metro operator Transport for Wales, alongside a new 21st Century Library, a customer Council contact [….]

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A470 Roadworks this weekend

(Image – Traffic Wales) Roadworks have been causing delays on the A470 between Pontypridd and Nantgarw due to a contraflow in place near to the Upper Boat Interchange. All traffic is using the southbound carriageway in a single file fashion, whilst works are carried out on the northbound carriageway prior [….]

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Kimberley Nixon visits GTFM

On Wednesday 6th September, Kimberley Nixon came in to chat to Rob Rees about forthcoming charity events she’s holding on behalf of NAS Cymru, including the Pink and Purple Ball at Park Plaza on Saturday 16th September. Listen back to the interview here:-

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X Factor Hopeful Lloyd Macey visits GTFM

Congratulations to local lad Lloyd Macey from Ynyshir for getting through to the next stage of the X Factor this year. He stunned the judges with his version of Sam Smith’s Number 1 hit ‘Lay Me Down’. His nan also offered Simon Cowell a fishfinger sandwich after hearing that it’s [….]

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RSPCA Pills appeal

A warning has been issued to dog owners in the Hawthorn area of Pontypridd, following reports to the RSPCA that meat with unidentified tablets was left out on a main road. The charity was alerted after the meat – comprising of chicken and sausages – were spotted by a member [….]

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Welsh Guards Freedom Parade

The Welsh Guards, granted the Freedom of Rhondda Cynon Taf in 2013, are returning to the County Borough to undertake a Freedom Parade. The event takes place in Pontypridd on Thursday 14th September, starting at the Bandstand in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park at 11.30am. The public are invited along to [….]

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