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Some of the most vulnerable households in Wales will receive further help with soaring energy bills, as Social Justice Minister Jane Hutt launched a £4m fuel voucher scheme. The extra help will be targeted towards people with pre-payment meters and households not connected to mains gas. It comes as figures show people on pre-payment meters […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has announced that Catherine Street Car Park in Pontypridd will temporarily close for four days from June 13 – to install new ticket machines, while also taking the opportunity to clean the facility. Work to replace the ticket machine infrastructure will take place from Monday, June 13, to Thursday, June 16. The […]

Exactly 40 years ago this week, the Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram ships were attacked in the South Atlantic, one of the key moments of the Falklands Conflict, claiming the lives of 56 lives, 32 of them Welsh Guards. As a mark of respect to all those who lost their lives during that attack, and […]

Banning the sale of energy drinks for under-16s and limiting hot food takeaways near schools are among new ideas to improve the health of young people and stop the rising rates of obesity in Wales. The rising consumption of high-caffeine energy drinks among young people is also causing concern about the effects on their education. […]

The National Union of Rail, Maritime, and Transport Workers (RMT) has announced strike action will take place on Tuesday 21 June, Thursday 23 June and Saturday 25 June, which will significantly disrupt the rail network across the whole of the UK. Transport for Wales (TfW) is not in dispute with RMT. However, the industrial action […]

The publicly funded air service between Cardiff- Ynys Mon will not resume after a two-year suspension. The Public Service Obligation (PSO) air service, which has been suspended since March 2020 due to the impacts of the COVID pandemic will not restart, following a decision by Welsh Ministers. Instead of spending up to £2.9m each year […]

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council becoming one of the first Local Authorities in Wales to establish an Armed Forces Covenant, formerly named the Armed Forces Community Covenant. A decade on, and the Council continues to support its Armed Forces Community, Past and Present, and their families. Councillor Maureen Webber, Deputy […]

Britain’s Got Talent 2022 winner Axel Blake is heading out on the road with his new show, ‘In Style’.  The tour will see him perform all across from September 2022 through to April 2023 including a date at London’s Eventim Apollo (where his winning performance took place). From the wilds of Dunstable, Axel Blake arrived […]

Former GTFM News presenter and Diana Award winner Brad Williams has accepted an offer to work with ITV Cymru Wales’ award-winning news team in Cardiff Bay. Brad, aged 23, worked voluntarily since leaving Mountain Ash Comprehensive School to bring people living in the Cynon Valley and wider Rhondda Cynon Taf area trustworthy online news content. […]

Unpaid carers in Wales will benefit from a support scheme helping them to buy basic essential items during the cost-of-living crisis. Carers, who provide care for an adult or disabled child, will be able to apply for grants of up to £300 to pay for food, household items and electronic items. Support services, such as […]

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has announced, as part of its annual results for 2021-22, that it is investing £12 million this year to support its most vulnerable customers during the current ‘cost of living’ crisis. The company, with over 1.3 million household customers in most of Wales and parts of England, is making available £55 […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Leader, Councillor Andrew Morgan, has been awarded an OBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours.    Councillor Morgan, an Elected Member for Mountain Ash, said he is both proud and privileged to receive this honour at such a special time for Her Majesty The Queen.    Councillor Morgan becomes an Officer of […]