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50 Countdown to New Rules

New rules that aim to increase recycling rates across Rhondda Cynon Taf are set to begin in just 50 days (4th June). To mark the 50 day countdown the Council is launching a new social media campaign which gives its followers a tip or useful information everyday to help them [… more]

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Jenson Evans Verdict

An 8-year-old boy died at the scene from a head injury following a collision in which the car he was travelling in slid on icy ground. A conclusion of accidental death was recorded at the Cardiff Inquest. It happened on the 28th December last year.  

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Pontyclun Bosom Pals

Sue, Julie and Sian from Pontyclun Bosom Pals came into the studio and had a chat with Gavin all about the charity and their forthcoming fundraising efforts. Listn back to the interview here:- Part 1:- Part 2:- Don’t forget if you are part of a not for profit or charitable [… more]

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Are you a poet?

The International Welsh Poetry Competition, based in Pontypridd and run by Welsh writer Dave Lewis is now in its 12th year and offers £500 prize to the winning poet. There are also plenty of other prizes: cash and publication available and the judge this year is acclaimed poet and crime [… more]

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Autumn Internationals 2018

Wales will face Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa in the 2018 Under Armour Autumn Series at Principality Stadium. Head coach Warren Gatland’s side will begin their final international season leading into the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan by hosting Scotland on Saturday 3rd November, with the Wallabies, Tonga [… more]

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Overturned Lorry near Pencoed

There were issues north of the M4 (Junction 35) in the Pencoed area along the A473 during rush hour on Thursday (29th March). As reported by South Wales Police on Twitter, a lorry had overturned shedding its load. https://twitter.com/SWP_Roads/status/979381608561217539 Clean up operation took a few hours and the road has [… more]

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Macmillan Reaches Thousands

Macmillan’s mobile cancer information and support service in Wales has reached 37,252 people across Wales, which is enough to fill half the Principality Stadium. The service operates as a bus unit, called Bronwen, that travels around the country, visiting towns and cities along with her team of cancer information and [… more]

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The Man Engine in Pontypridd

The Man Engine, an amazing feat in mechanical construction, has been in Pontypridd. Standing at a colossal 11.2 metres tall, The Man Engine is an all-moving, all-steaming giant miner who is making his way around the South Wales Coalfield, visiting popular family tourist attractions and heritage locations.3 GTFM was there [… more]

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Mayor’s Good Citizen Awards

Seven ‘Good Citizens’ are to receive recognition at an awards ceremony being held next month The Rhondda Cynon Taf Mayor’s Good Citizen Awards will take place at the Municipal Buildings in Pontypridd, to celebrate the achievements of the winners. The awards recognise and honour individuals and/or groups who may not [… more]

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**UPDATE** A470 Open

Image – Traffic Wales 14:00 – The A470 is closed at Upper Boat whilst a multi-vehicle collision is dealt with north of the junction heading towards Pontypridd. The camera image above, shows the queue northbound heading towards Upper Boat. Air Ambulance has been in attendance Queues on both sides of the [… more]

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