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The process by which the Labour Party selected its candidate for Merthyr Tydfil & Aberdare was unfair, undemocratic and discriminatory, according to Beth Winter MP.  The sitting Labour MP for Cynon Valley has called for an independent review into the selection process.  Beth Winter was narrowly defeated by frontbencher and current Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney […]

MPs will celebrate the life and career of Ann Clwyd in a debate secured by her successor as MP for Cynon Valley Beth Winter. Winter will use the adjournment debate on Tuesday to highlight some of the injustices Clwyd fought against in her 35 years as the Cynon Valley MP, and how the next generation […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet have agreed to extend the existing tough measures to tackle dog fouling and promote responsible dog ownership across the County Borough. SIX years ago, in October 2017, RCT Council was one of the first Local Authorities to introduce strict rules in terms of dog controls, when it put in place […]

With Rugby World Cup fever taking hold of the globe, Transport for Wales is pleased to welcome some of the Fijian community to Cardiff this Thursday for a rugby and recruitment event. Transport for Wales is in the process of building the South Wales Metro and has brought together businesses from their supply chain to […]

The £1.4m surface water pumping station in Glenboi is now fully-operational, to help protect the community during heavy rainfall. In a recent test run, the system successfully coped with conditions that replicated a large storm event.  Work throughout 2023 has focused on installing a large upgrade to the existing pumping station at Glenboi, which is […]

Casting has been announced for the Olivier-Award winning production Life of Pi, which visits Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre from 17 – 21 October 2023 on its first ever tour of the UK and Ireland.   Tickets for Life of Pi are on sale now:  The stage adaption stars Divesh Subaskaran in his professional debut as the […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet will consider proposals and recommendations put to them by Council Officers to close Rhigos Primary School and transfer pupils to Hirwaun Primary School – with a decline of pupil numbers in Rhigos projected to continue, and the old school buildings requiring significant works. On Monday, September 18, Cabinet could agree to consult […]

Alex Davies-Jones MP, the Member of Parliament for Pontypridd, has led on the Online Safety Bill in Parliament. The Bill, which is in its final stages before soon becoming law, aims to protect children and adults on social media platforms from harmful content. This includes content found on popular social media platforms including TikTok, Facebook, […]

Keane release a special remastered version of ‘Hopes and Fears’, undoubtedly one of the best debut albums ever, on May 10th 2024 exactly 20 years after its initial release. On the same day, the band play London’s 02 Arena as part of a world tour that kicks off April 1st in Mexico City before reaching […]

The Welsh Rugby Union collaborate with Welsh rap band, GWCCI, on rugby anthem ahead of the rugby world cup. The song entitled, “I’R GÂD”, is a heartfelt tribute to Welsh culture, the nation’s rugby heritage, and to the enduring pride of the Welsh people. Roughly translated as ‘to the fray’ or ‘to battle’, “I’R GÂD” […]

St David’s Hall is to temporarily close to the public to undertake additional checks on the Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) panels in the building. The decision has been taken in light of the recent change to advice on RAAC in public buildings issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and following further discussions […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has announced its multi-million pound redevelopment of the Muni Arts Centre is now officially underway! Contractors have started work to revitalise the much-loved Pontypridd venue and reopen it next summer. The Grade II Listed Muni, in the centre of Pontypridd, was originally built in a gothic style as a Weslyan Chapel […]


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