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Festival of Remembrance

Rhondda Cynon Taf’s annual Festival of Remembrance Concert has been held at the Park & Dare Theatre, honouring our Armed Forces past and present. Organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, in association with the Royal British Legion, the 2017 Rhondda Cynon Taf Festival of Remembrance featured The Regimental Band of [….]

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Church Village Burglary

We are appealing for information after a burglary in Church Village.The break-in happened overnight October 21-22 and… Posted by South Wales Police Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

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Judgement Day 6

JDVI, the sixth annual regional double-header at Principality Stadium, has been confirmed for the afternoon of Saturday 28th April (KOs 15.05 & 17:35) the final weekend of Guinness PRO14 Championship action before the knock-out stages. Prices have been frozen again at £10-per-head for any seat in the ground at the [….]

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Animal Safety ahead of Bonfire Night

RSPCA Cymru has re-iterated advice around keeping animals safe during fireworks, as Bonfire Night draws closer. Many animals – of all shapes and sizes – find fireworks frightening, and estimates suggest 45 per cent of the UK’s dogs show signs of fear and distress by the loud noises fireworks emit. [….]

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New Organ Donation Campaign

Today (Wednesday 1st November), the Welsh Government launched a major new campaign focusing on the role of families in the organ donation process. The hard-hitting advertisement shows an individual’s choice to donate his organs being over-ridden by family members, because he didn’t talk to them about his decision or his [….]

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Ladies shortlisted for an award

Lyn Bond from Rhydyfelin near Pontypridd has been shortlisted for Most Effective Board Member. Newydd Housing Association, with more than 800 properties in Rhondda Cynon Taff, can boast real talent as, not one but, three women have been shortlisted in the Women in Housing Awards to take place in Manchester [….]

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Sky Lanterns can be fatal

A warning has been issued about the dangers sky lanterns pose to animals as Wales prepares to mark Halloween.Sky, or ‘Chinese’, lanterns,  can be a popular part of the Halloween celebrations – but RSPCA Cymru has reminded the public that they can be “fatal to animals”.The devices – which are [….]

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Babs is Brilliant!

Babs Protheroe from Rhydyfelin, a truly inspirational 66-year-old woman who is blind and suffers from hearing difficulties, has been shortlisted for the Groundwork UK Community Leader of the Year award. Babs will travel to the Groundwork Community Awards in London on 2nd of November to find out whether she wins the accolade and [….]

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Build begins for new unit

Picture – L-R-Cwm-Taf Chair Prof. Marcus-Longley / Susan-Morris and Health Secretary Vaughan Gething The Welsh health secretary has joined Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf at a ceremony to mark the building of their new £7m palliative care unit near Llantrisant. Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport Vaughan Gething [….]

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