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Rugby League World Cup Show!

(Picture – Wales Rugby League) Details on how you can listen to the latest episode – click here Original Story The first episode of “The Rugby League World Cup Show” hits the airwaves in Wales and online throughout the world, this week. Produced by Calon FM in Wrexham and supported [….]

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Have you got talent?

We’ve got talent here at GTFM … and you may have to? Dancing? Singing? Juggling? The list is endless… Well, the nation’s favourite talent show is hitting the road once again on its search to find talented acts for our brand new series. This year, the Britain’s Got Talent team [….]

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Diane Raybould BEM

Charity founder Diane Raybould has received the British Empire Medal (BEM) from the Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan, Mrs Kate Thomas. Having started the charity Rhondda Breast Friends in 2006, following the death of her daughter and having been diagnosed with breast cancer herself in 2002, Mrs Raybould has gone [….]

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Listen Again – Lloyd Macey’s Nan!

Rhondda Boy Lloyd Macey has made it through to Live Finals of the X Factor 2017! His Nan, who famously gave Simon Cowell some fish finger sandwiches popped in alongside Lloyd’s Dad to have a chat with Rob Rees… Part 1 Part 2 Hear the recent chat with Gavin and [….]

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Elite Tonypandy Teacher

Tonypandy Community College teacher Luisa Martin-Thomas has been named one of the UK’s teaching elite for her inspirational work within the classroom. Mrs Martin-Thomas was one of 11 outstanding individuals to receive the highest accolade of the teaching profession at the Pearson Teaching Awards, which celebrates excellence and commitment to [….]

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Wales Team for Autumn Internationals

Wales have named a 36-man squad, including five uncapped players for the 2017 Under Armour Series. Dragons pair Leon Brown and Elliot Dee, Ospreys flanker and Olympic silver medallist Sam Cross and centre duo Owen Watkin (Ospreys) and Hadleigh Parkes (Scarlets) all feature. Led by captain Alun Wyn Jones the [….]

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Taffs Well Incident

British Transport Police are appealing for information after an incident of assault and criminal damage at Taffs Well railway station. On Sunday 8th October, Two men boarded the 8.17pm Treherbert to Barry service, at Porth station and during the journey, a fight broke out between the two men, after one [….]

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Forces Gold!

HRH Prince Harry of Wales has presented an Armed Forces Covenant Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Award to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. The award is the Ministry of Defence’s prestigious badge of honour for organisations who have demonstrated outstanding support for the Armed Forces Community, including Veterans and Reservists. Accepting [….]

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New Wales Rugby Kit

The new Wales kit for the next two seasons of international rugby was revealed for the first time today by global sports performance and innovation brand Under Armour. Inspired by the Welsh national anthem ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’ (Land of my Fathers), Under Armour’s new design is intrinsically linked to [….]

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Poppy Volunteers

The Royal British Legion are looking for volunteers to sell poppies in the next few weeks. They’re after people to be at Tesco Upper Boat and Sainsburys Pontypridd between October 28th and November 11th. Lt Colonel Gareth Pennell, Area Secretary for the Royal British Legion would love to hear from [….]

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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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The Man Engine

The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain, the moving, steaming, mechanical Man Engine, is set to visit Wales for the very first time next year. Announced today (13 October), the monumental Man Engine, which resembles a giant miner, will visit eight of south Wales’s most important industrial heritage locations for a week [….]

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