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More than 450 Cardiff workers were underpaid the National Minimum Wage by £243,000 last year, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed. HMRC is writing to more than 5,000 employers in the Cardiff area to highlight common mistakes around the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) – offering support to help them […]

Transport for Wales’ ambitious plans to improve public transport move one step closer, with public consultation on designs for five new railway stations in South East Wales and new train services launched today. Members of the public are being invited to share their views as part of a 13-week consultation which runs from today (16 […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet Member for Education has visited the fantastic new Welsh Medium primary school building in Rhydyfelin, where pupils and staff have been enjoying the first-class facilities since the start of the school year.   The new building, on the Heol y Celyn Primary site, is part of the Council’s £75.6m investment in […]

HSBC UK is trialling a ‘pop-up’ branch in three locations in South Wales to understand demand for the service. The initiative, covering Pontypridd, Blackwood & Abergavenny brings an additional and more flexible type of face-to-face guidance and support for the bank’s customers in addition to its physical branches, and will assess the local demand for […]

People from across Rhondda Cynon Taf are invited to come together and pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country at the Pontypridd Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service. The event is being held in partnership with Pontypridd Town Council and will take place in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park on Sunday, […]

The Welsh Government have introduced a bill today which paves the way for automatic voter registration in future Welsh elections. The Elections and Elected Bodies (Wales) Bill will modernise the way local government and Senedd elections are run and confirms the Welsh Government’s intention to introduce automatic registration across Wales for those elections once a […]

There is one month to go before a number of single use plastic items will be banned from being sold across Wales. In December 2022, Wales made history by becoming the first part of the UK to legislate against a thorough list of single-use plastics when the Senedd approved legislation to ban selling unnecessary, disposable […]

The Welsh Government has confirmed its funding allocations to Rhondda Cynon Taf across its Resilient Roads Fund and the Local Transport Fund for the current financial year – which totals £1.3m across the two programmes. RCT Council has welcomed this significant funding support, to complement its own important funding allocations outlined within the £27.665m Capital […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is making it even easier to recycle your small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) as you can now BIN 2 SWIM, SPIN or GYM at participating leisure centres across the County Borough. From broken hairdryers to old table lamps – if it has a plug, battery or cable and it’s […]

Citizens Advice Rhondda Cynon Taff have today (Monday 25th September) opened its doors to a new office on Taff Street Pontypridd. The office in Gelliwastad Road Pontypridd closed its doors in 2021, and since then Citizens Advice have been renovating a new office space on Taff Street, Pontypridd to make it ready for the community […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf based radio station, GTFM, has been shortlisted in the 2023 Community Radio Awards. The station has made the shortlist, which was whittled down from entries from stations from every corner of the UK. The station has picked up nominations in the Station of the Year category for their work in providing a […]

Pontypridd Member of Parliament, Alex Davies-Jones, has worked with local residents in her area impacted by craniosynostosis to raise awareness of this rare condition. As September commemorates Craniosynostosis Awareness month, this evening, Pontypridd Museum will be lit up in purple to commemorate this rare condition where a baby’s skull does not grow properly and their […]


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