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Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has announced a £1 maximum single fare for all bus journeys that start and end in Rhondda Cynon Taf will be applied for the whole of December 2023 – providing cheaper travel this festive period.  Subsidised bus travel was successfully provided for a six-week period earlier this year, between July 24 […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet Members have agreed to further progress the proposals to create a new special school for Rhondda Cynon Taf by 2026, having considered the feedback received in a recent public consultation. At their meeting on Monday, October 23, Cabinet considered a thorough consultation report following the consultation period, which ran from […]

People across Wales are being urged to prepare for flooding as Storm Ciarán is set to bring persistent and heavy rain across Wales this evening (1 Nov) and throughout Thursday (2 Nov). In addition to the heavy rain, strong winds are also expected. A yellow Met Office rain warning has been updated to cover the […]

Working Wales hosted a special event to recognise the importance of working with partner organisations at the new Careers Wales centre in the YMa building in Pontypridd last week. Opening its doors in July this year, the new careers centre has been welcoming customers for appointments with careers advisers and employability coaches. Hosted on Thursday […]

Transport for Wales is another step closer to delivering the South Wales Metro and has now electrified the railway line from Aberdare to Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil to Abercynon. Over 60,000 meters of Overhead Line Equipment (OLE) has now been energised across the whole South Wales Metro rail network. The South Wales Metro will provide […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has provided an update on the major repair scheme to Berw Road Bridge in Pontypridd. More than 500 individual concrete repairs have been made so far, and the update sets out the remaining works programme. The Listed structure, known as White Bridge, was damaged by Storm Dennis, and closed with immediate […]

Craig Revel Horwood will be joining the cast of The Wizard of Oz when it visits Wales Millennium Centre as part of its UK tour next summer.  Tickets are on sale now for The Wizard of Oz, which will appear at Wales Millennium Centre from 23 – 28 July 2024: The musical is based on […]

Newydd Housing Association, with more than 900 homes in Rhondda Cynon Taff, is set to undertake a significant programme of investment in existing and new homes in mid and south Wales after agreeing a new £45m funding package with Danske Bank. The structured loan facility is Danske Bank’s first deal with a housing association in […]

Trivallis has launched a new Warm and Well campaign that aims to change outdated approaches to dealing with damp and mould in the home. We all know that damp and mould can be a problem, especially during the colder months. Many homes face challenges because of old buildings, not knowing how to prevent problems, and […]

Handsome Cockapoo Toby is still waiting for his forever home, more than 1,500 days since arriving in the care of Hope Rescue. He had a very sad start to life in a puppy farm, where he was kept in isolation for most of the time. Poor Toby was completely shut down when he first arrived […]

A major new play charting the life of one of Wales’s most influential political and social figures will be co-produced by the National Theatre and Wales Millennium Centre, coming to the Cardiff venue next year.   Nye charts the life and legacy of Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, a former coal miner from Tredegar who transformed the UK’s welfare […]

Undoubted Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight releases her superb new single ‘I’m On Fire’ written with Mitch Allen (Demi Lovato) and Evan Bogart (Beyonce), and featuring the London Community Gospel Choir, taken from her critically acclaimed new studio album, The Fifth Chapter – out now on Tag8/BMG. The single arrives off the back of a showstopping live vocal performance on BBC’s Strictly Come […]


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