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Metro Depot in RCT

Welsh Government has confirmed that a new £100m Train Depot to support the South Wales Metro will be located in Rhondda Cynon Taf, delivering a further boost for local employment and the economy. Economy Secretary Ken Skates AM this week announced that the facility will be developed at Taffs Well [… more]

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Tonypandy Improvements

The Council will begin work on a major scheme to improve Tonypandy Town Centre for the benefit of businesses and visitors – including the removal of the pedestrianised area to allow through traffic. The scheme will begin from next Monday (June 18), and is scheduled for completion during Autumn 2018. [… more]

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Trealaw Death

Statement from South Wales Police At around 10.20pm last night, emergency services were called to an incident at an address in Trealaw in the Rhondda. A young child, named locally as Amelia Harris (aged 3) was declared deceased at the property and at this time the death is unexplained. The Police [… more]

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Police appeal for Information

South Wales Police are appealing for help in identifying the man in the Facebook post below. The man is known to go by the name of ‘Pizi’. Any information, pass it on to 101. Police investigating a robbery in Treforest are appealing for the public’s help to identify this man.The [… more]

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Stereophonics In Cardiff

The welsh rockers will play the Cardiff City Stadium tomorrow (Saturday) night. We’ve been advised there are no official road closures in the Leckwith area before/after the gig but traffic might be held for a short while as a safety precaution. Earlier today, the band put up on Facebook timings [… more]

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Penrhys Road Works

The Council will undertake important repairs to a retaining wall which supports the B4512 between Penrhys and Ystrad, following an investment of almost half a million pounds through #RCTinvest. The structure has been monitored recently due to cracking and movement in the wall – and it will be repaired during [… more]

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Over 5,000 volunteers step up!

Wales has seen 5,256 volunteers placed with a huge variety of ‘forces for good’ the latest figures from volunteering-wales.net have shown. Volunteers are the backbone of Welsh communities, many of which would not have access to the services they need without the support of volunteers. In Wales 28% of people describe themselves [… more]

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Incredibubble

Lisa Williams from Ty Hafan popped in to GTFM to talk about a new event in Cardiff taking place in Bute Park in June. To sign up to the event and to find out more about Ty Hafan click here

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