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Vandals Attack Edwards Coaches

(Picture – Edwards Coaches Facebook) Edwards coaches are appealing for information, after vandals smashed windows to some of its fleet. Nobody was injured in the attacks, however a number of services have been disrupted because of the damage and repairs needed. If you have any information, please call 101 or [….]

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Train Fare Rises

Rail passengers will be faced with the biggest average fare increase in five years next month. The industry body says prices across Britain will go up by 3-point-4 percent on the 2nd of January and insists only 3 pence in every pound you spend ends up as profit. How Much [….]

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All Aboard!

Photo: Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling (Left) welcoming first Intercity Express train into London Paddington. Passengers across South and West Wales to experience faster, modern trains from today onwards. Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns was platform-side at London Paddington this morning (16th October) to welcome the first of [….]

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End of Summer Traffic

As the summer holidays end and children return to school, INRIX, the global leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, warns that journeys on the UK’s most popular roads will take more than three times longer than usual. Analysis of INRIX data reveals that roads will be busiest on [….]

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British Transport Police Appeal

Officers from British Transport Police have released this CCTV image of a man they wish to speak with in connection to an incident at Aberdare station. At approximately 8.20pm on Saturday 22 July, a 23-year-old woman was seated in the shelter at the station with a friend. A man then [….]

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Electrification no-go west of Cardiff

Plans to electrify the Great Western Railway line between Cardiff and Swansea have been scrapped. The UK’s transport secretary, Chris Grayling has told the Western Mail that a faster journey between the cities would be achieved without the needless disruption of engineering works. Network Rail is working to deliver electrification [….]

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Police Appeals for Information

Police are appealing for information after a works vehicle parked on Glyndwr Avenue in Rhydyfelin was broken into and tools were stolen including 2 cordless makita drills. The incident (Ref. 1700277288) happened between 9pm last Sunday and 02:20, the early hours of Monday. They are also appealing for information after a number of vehicles were [….]

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Coldplay in Cardiff

Coldplay have chosen Cardiff as the only location in the UK to play two concerts as part of their European Head Full of Dreams Tour. Both gigs take place at the Principality Stadium on July 11th and 12th. Like with any stadium event, there will be full city centre road closure [….]

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Ed Sheeran to Play Cardiff **update**

Extra dates added! Following his triumphant Glastonbury Festival headline performance, Ed Sheeran has announced he is coming to the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on 22/23/24 June 2018. Ed’s 2018 tour news – which is on course to become the UK’s biggest tour outing of next year – closely follows his phenomenal [….]

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Manchester Terror Attack

(Picture – Sky News) Police say they’ve now identified all of the people who died in Monday’s terror attack at the MEN Arena. The 22 victims are known to include an eight year-old girl, and three teenagers. Nearly one-thousand troops are on the streets helping out police after the UK’s [….]

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London Terror Attacks – RCT Mayor Statement

(Picture – RCT Council) The loss of life and injury suffered yesterday (Wednesday 22nd March) during the terror attack in London was tragic and our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected. As a mark of respect in Rhondda Cynon Taf, flags have been lowered to half mast at [….]

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New service for Welsh Armed Forces Veterans

Families of Welsh Armed Forces veterans struggling to cope with civilian life are to get support from a new service being launched by Barnardo’s Cymru today (Thurs 9th Feb). The UK’s largest children’s charity will be providing therapeutic and practical support for families of veterans finding it hard to adjust [….]

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