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Mainline Bag Thief

A luggage thief who struck twice within three hours, stealing bags from trains travelling between Newport and Swansea, has been jailed for 16 months. Steven Martin Kaged targeted passengers on board two separate Great Western Railway services during the afternoon of Thursday, 20 July. He first stole a bag containing [….]

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Pontypridd’s Annual Service of Remembrance

This year’s annual Service of Remembrance is on Sunday 12th November 2017 commencing at 10.00am in St. Catherine’s Church, Gelliwastad  Road, Pontypridd. Followed by a parade to Ynysangharad War Memorial Park for the Service to continue at the War Memorials at 11.00am with the laying of wreaths. A warm welcome [….]

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Local Library Week

This week (October 9-14) is Local Libraries Week. From books, CDs, DVDS, free Wifi, there is so much to see and do at libraries across Rhondda Cynon Taf, including the popular Digital Fridays initiative for people in need of low-level digital support and access. Digital Fridays take place every Friday [….]

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More Girls Playing Rugby

The number of girls playing rugby in Wales has soared according to new figures released, with almost 10,000 secondary female pupils now engaged in rugby. From a very modest starting point when school club hub officers were first introduced in Wales (less than 200 female players in the 43 original [….]

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Forte Project Success

Fresh new bands and solo performers in Rhondda Cynon Taf are set to continue getting their ‘big breaks’ through the successful Forte Project. Funding for 2018 has been secured, allowing the Forte Project to continue its valuable work of discovering and nurturing new talent across South Wales. Now in its [….]

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Abercynon Cat Missing

An RSPCA Cymru appeal for information has been launched following reports that a number of cats in the Abercynon area have gone missing. The charity has been contacted after a male tabby and white cat, named Monty, went missing from Lock Street in the area on July 25 – and [….]

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Tonyrefail 3G Sports

The brand-new 3G sports facility in Tonyrefail is the latest to be completed, as the Council continues its investment in outdoor leisure facilities. Funded jointly by the Council, through #RCTinvest and Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools and Education Programme, this facility will be utilised by pupils during the day and [….]

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Nos Galan Shortlisted

The Nos Galan Road Races has once again been shortlisted at the 2018 UK Running Awards – and voting is now open! Winners of the UK’s Best Fun Run Award in 2014, organisers of the world-famous event in Mountain Ash on New Year’s Eve are hoping to reclaim the title [….]

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Mums living with Cancer

There are around 50,000 mothers in Wales who are living with a cancer diagnosis according to estimates by Macmillan Cancer Support. The charity is releasing the figures ahead of its World’s Biggest Coffee Morning fundraising event on Friday 29 September in a bid to raise awareness of the challenges that [….]

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Public Health Wales Survey

Public Health Wales wants to hear your views about what we can do in Wales to help people avoid physical and mental ill-health. Everyone in Wales is being urged to visit www.staywellinwales.com to say what’s important to you, your friends and your communities, and what you think will help people [….]

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