Current track



Current show

Valleys Breakfast

6:00 am 10:00 am

Current show

Valleys Breakfast

6:00 am 10:00 am


Author: Gavin

Page: 2

What better way to celebrate Love Parks Week than with a visit to your local park in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Enjoy the fun of the children’s play areas with the little ones or savour in the peace and tranquillity of the fantastic walks along the footpaths, surrounded by such natural beauty as the trees and […]

It is estimated that over 260 fires at waste sites across the UK have been caused by batteries in the last year, and as a result of these issues the way Rhondda Cynon Taf Council collects and recycles batteries is changing. Household batteries will no longer be collected from the kerbside and should now be […]

All adults who have been fully-vaccinated will no longer have to self-isolate if they are identified as close contacts of someone with coronavirus from 7 August, the First Minister has confirmed. The changes to the NHS Wales Test Trace Protect (TTP) service for fully-vaccinated adults will come into effect from 7 August – the same […]

Young people who are about to turn 18 are being invited to have their Covid-19 vaccine in Wales. Following advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) young adults aged from 17 years and 9 months will either be invited to a booked appointment or they can attend a walk-in vaccination clinic where […]

Work is officially underway to deliver new £12.1m school and community facilities at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun – and the Council’s Cabinet Member for the Welsh Language has visited the site to mark the occasion. The Welsh Medium secondary school in Penywaun will receive their brand new facilities in time for the 2022/23 academic year – […]

Mayor of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Councillor Jill Bonetto, is appealing to businesses and individuals within the County Borough to support her chosen charities. The last 15 months have been extremely difficult for us all, and for charities who have struggled with their fundraising activities. But Councillor Bonetto, who was appointed as Mayor in May, is […]

The Welsh Affairs Committee want to hear about people’s experiences of the benefits system. Last month the Committee opened an inquiry into the system, The Benefits System in Wales, examining the challenges it faces, the extent to which it is effective in tackling poverty and possible reforms. Now it wants to hear directly from claimants, […]

2020 was the first year since records began to rank in the top 10 for heat, rainfall and sunshine, according to the Met Office. It told Sky News that their ‘State of the UK Climate 2020 report’ provides further evidence that climate change is already measurably impacting the UK. It found that 2020 was the third warmest, […]

A poignant memorial to the victims of the Aberfan mining disaster by acclaimed artist Nathan Wyburn has been installed at A Welsh Coal Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park. Visitors to the award-winning attraction are encouraged to spend time at the striking display, called 21.10.1966 144 9.13AM, 2021, to reflect and appreciate the significance of the […]

A Rhondda Cynon Taf headteacher has received the Silver Award in the UK Headteacher of the Year category (Primary and Secondary Schools) at the annual Pearson National Teaching Awards in recognition of his ‘dedication to education.’ David Jenkins, Acting Executive Headteacher at Ysgol Ty Coch School, Tonteg, and Park Lane School, Aberdare, said he is […]

The Welsh Government is encouraging employers to do all they can to support their workforce to get vaccinated. A new toolkit is today being launched to support businesses and organisations to help their workers get the Covid-19 vaccine. Wales has some of the best vaccination rates in the world – incredible progress has been made […]

The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List – making it the fourth World Heritage Site in Wales. First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford said: “Today’s announcement recognises the significant contribution this part of North Wales has made to the cultural and industrial heritage not only of Wales, […]