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Body discovered in Pontypridd

(Image – Aberdareonline.co.uk) Update – 11am – The Park and Lido Ponty have reopened – Inquiries continue. Original story The body of a man has been discovered at Ynysangharad Park in Pontypridd. Police were called to the Park shortly after 7 this morning (19th July). In a statement given by [….]

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Splash of Colour in Pontypridd

Young people have added a splash of colour to Pontypridd Town centre, by honouring Sir Tom Jones. It’s all part of a scheme that has given the local youngsters the opportunity to gain new skills and confidence. Victoria from Your Pontypridd, spoke to Terry Mann to explained the initiative.   [….]

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Phone Scams

With 90% of people in Wales receiving between 5 and 30 nuisance calls per week, telephone scams are still causing major problems for consumers. The issue has become so widespread that almost a fifth of adults in Wales admit they have been a victim of a telephone scam. The YouGov [….]

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Tonypandy Station Phone Theft

(Image – National Rail) British Transport Police are appealing for information after an iPhone 7 was stolen at Tonypandy train station between 1-2pm on Monday 29th May. A 14-year-old girl was sat on a bench at the station. When her train arrived she picked up her belongings but left the [….]

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Armed Forces Day 2017

Today (24th June) is Armed Forces Day. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the [….]

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Top Tonypandy Teacher

A Tonypandy Community College teacher is one of the best in the business – and that’s official! Luisa Martin-Thomas has won a prestigious Pearson Teaching Award – making her one of the top in the UK. The Senior Assistant Headteacher at Tonypandy Community College will travel to London to receive [….]

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Taff Vale Consultation

Recently it was announced that Transport for Wales will be basing its headquarters in the redeveloped Taff Vale site – bringing hundreds of jobs to the town. As part of the pre-application process, consultees have been invited to review relevant drawings, reports and supporting documents in advance of the submission [….]

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Pontypridd Policing Team work with Businesses

(L-R Maxphoto, Vodafone, SWP, New Look) The Neighbourhood Policing Team for Pontypridd town centre have been working with businesses to improve reporting of shoplifting. 15 stores have worked with the town centre policing team and staff now have a document at hand to note down the information needed to assist [….]

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Young Volunteers Thanked

By Stephanie McNicholas, Volunteer Press Officer, Interlink RCT Some of Rhondda Cynon Taf’s youngest volunteers were thanked for their efforts during Volunteers’ Week. The huge contribution made by volunteers of all ages in Rhondda Cynon Taf was recognised across the county borough during the week. Vol Factor – a celebration [….]

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Changes to Bus services

Changes to Bus services from RCT to Cardiff during the Champions League weekend Thursday, June 1: Service 26 Stagecoach will operate as per normal starting/finishing at Lower St Mary Street Service 122 Stagecoach will operate via Gabalfa Interchange not via Cathedral Road or Castle Street to and from Greyfriars Road. [….]

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Enhanced Policing for Transport Users

As thousands of football fans begin to make their way towards Cardiff for the UEFA Champions League Finals and Festival, British Transport Police is launching its nationwide security operation. This week, four football teams will clash in two mighty matches at the Cardiff City Stadium and National Stadium of Wales. [….]

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Love Local

Today (26th May) is “local radio day” – showcasing all that’s great about local radio. Believe it or not, we turned the grand age of 15 on Wednesday! (We had a little cake … Well the boss did) We’ve been broadcasting full-time to YOU, the residents of Rhondda Cynon Taf [….]

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