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As the festive season begins and we start to go out on Christmas parties and socialise more after dark, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is reminding women that we all have a  Guardian Angel in Angela.    Safeguarding week 2023 (20th – 24th November) is all about how you can prioritise the welfare and wellbeing of yourself […]

The Hunger Marches of the 1920s are being emulated by modern day food campaigners in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Nearly 100 years ago, miners and other trade unionists set off from the Rhondda to London in the very first hunger march. They were fighting against government cuts and lack of aid to the poorest in society. […]

Work to replace Tynybryn Footbridge has progressed well and the new bridge will be lifted into place on Friday night, subject to weather conditions – requiring an overnight road closure on the A4119 between the Thomastown and Tonyrefail roundabouts. The Council began important work in June to replace Tynybryn Footbridge in Tonyrefail as part of […]

Good progress has been made in the early stages of building a new school for Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Llyn y Forwyn in Ferndale – and a group of pupils and staff were recently invited to the new site for a closer look.  Contractor Wynne Construction started work on site in June 2023, to deliver the […]

On Monday, November 20, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet will consider options in response to a predicted £35m funding shortfall next year. Members will also consider key reports relating to Pre School-Day Childcare, Home to School Transport and various other operational changes. The Council’s funding position is determined by the level of funding provided by the […]

Join in the festive fun in Pontypridd town centre this Christmas with a host of free events and activities organised by Pontypridd Town Council. Kick off the Christmas celebrations with Pontypridd Town Council’s Christmas Cracker on Friday 24th November, from 4pm – 7pm. Organised by Pontypridd Town Council in partnership with Rhondda Cynon Taf County […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s longest-serving School Crossing Patrol Officer has retired after 35 years of service. For a period lasting almost half her life, Marion has helped pupils and families in Beddau walk safely to and from school each day. Marion Walker, 75, has served the community since 1989, halting the traffic to help pupils […]

A Rhondda Cynon Taf man and a woman have been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after they failed to care appropriately for a marmoset monkey they kept as a pet – leading her to suffer from severe metabolic bone disease. Tragically, the white-faced marmoset – commonly known as a Geoffroy’s marmoset monkey – […]

Members of Pontypridd Men’s Shed will play a part in an opera being staged at Yma in Pontypridd on Saturday November 18. Presented by Swansea City Opera the uplifting and humorous production focusses on the Men’s Shed Movement and the benefits it offers within communities. The aims of Men’s Sheds are for men to connect, […]

The A4061 Rhigos Mountain Road will be closed for five overnight work shifts from November 13-17 (9pm to 6am), for repair and maintenance work to the rock netting at the location of last year’s large wildfire.  The fire in August 2022 caused major damage to the hillside and to areas of wire netting, plastic netting […]

Minister for Climate Change Julie James has announced the Help to Stay Wales mortgage support scheme, a new funding package for Welsh homeowners having difficulty paying their mortgage. With rising interest rates, energy costs and cost-of-living expenses, not being able to meet mortgage repayments is a reality many homeowners are facing. As part of the […]

Kyle Minogue will be digitally joining the cast of I Should Be So Lucky: The Stock Aitken Waterman Musical, when it comes to Wales Millennium Centre from 27 November – 2 December as part of its UK tour. Tickets are now on sale for the eagerly anticipated new musical at Kylie Minogue will digitally […]


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