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Youth Celebration

Young people in Rhondda Cynon Taf have been recognised for their achievements throughout the year at the annual awards. The Council’s Youth Engagement and Participation Service held its annual Celebration Event at the Coliseum Theatre in Aberdare, with special guest Wales and British and Irish Lions rugby player Ken Owens. [… more]

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Cardiff Central Robbery

Do you recognise these women pictured? The British Transport Police would like to speak with them in connection with a theft at Cardiff Central station. Around 12.10pm on Sunday 25 March, two women entered Marks and Spencer inside the station, where one of the women put four champagne bottles into [… more]

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50 Countdown to New Rules

New rules that aim to increase recycling rates across Rhondda Cynon Taf are set to begin in just 50 days (4th June). To mark the 50 day countdown the Council is launching a new social media campaign which gives its followers a tip or useful information everyday to help them [… more]

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Jenson Evans Verdict

An 8-year-old boy died at the scene from a head injury following a collision in which the car he was travelling in slid on icy ground. A conclusion of accidental death was recorded at the Cardiff Inquest. It happened on the 28th December last year.  

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Macmillan Reaches Thousands

Macmillan’s mobile cancer information and support service in Wales has reached 37,252 people across Wales, which is enough to fill half the Principality Stadium. The service operates as a bus unit, called Bronwen, that travels around the country, visiting towns and cities along with her team of cancer information and [… more]

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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]

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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]

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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:  

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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]

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