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Alex Davies-Jones, MP for Pontypridd, has secured a £5,000 donation to Tonyrefail Boys and Girls Club (BGC) in aid of their Crowdfunder to improve their facilities. Tonyrefail BGC initially set their Crowdfunder target to £30,000, in aid of a new 100-seater stand and new dugouts. But after just two weeks and an incredible community response, […]

Children in Reception class will begin to receive universal primary free school meals from as early as September, the Welsh Government has confirmed. As part of the Co-operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru, the Welsh Government is working closely with local authorities to meet the commitment for every primary school pupil to receive a free school […]

Aberdare Festival made a RECORD-BREAKING welcome return over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend! Over 16,000 people from Rhondda Cynon Taf and beyond flocked to the two-day event in beautiful Aberdare Park, enjoying a free screening of Disney’s Encanto, live performances from LA Performing Academy, the DB Big Band and poptastic tribute acts Beyonce […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet will consider the feedback received in a recent consultation into the draft Pontypridd Placemaking Plan – and it could be adopted by the Council following residents’ positive response to its future projects and aims. In February 2022, Cabinet agreed to seek residents’ views on the initial draft Plan, which outlines […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet will consider proposals for the Council to employ a new team of Community Wardens, to provide a high-profile, visible and reassuring presence in our town centres, parks and communities – while also funding an additional 10 PCSOs to work in Rhondda Cynon Taf. A report to the Cabinet meeting on […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is to confer the Freedom of the County Borough to all key workers in recognition of their selfless hard work and dedication throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Freedom of the County Borough, the highest accolade that the local authority can bestow, will take place at three separate open-air family event […]

A Rhondda Cynon Taf deputy headteacher has been named as a Silver Award winner at the Pearson National Teaching Awards 2022. Nicola Richards, of Caegarw Primary School, has been honoured with a Silver Award in The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School category for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the […]

South Wales Police has launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a man at an address at Garth Avenue, Glyncoch, near Pontypridd. The man was found by a neighbour just after 11.00am on Wednesday 15th June 2022. He has been formally identified as Steven John Davies aged 39. A post-mortem has […]

Better pay and conditions, greater job security, improving career progression and a commitment to creating a skilled future workforce are at the heart of a new vision to revitalise Wales’ retail sector being launched today by the Welsh Government. The Shared Strategic Vision for the Retail Sector sets out how the Welsh Government, the sector […]

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict, a team of Royal Marines have paid their respects at the Falklands Memorial at Ynysangharad War Memorial Park. The representatives from Commando Units across the UK stopped off in Pontypridd during their four-day, 56-mile march in a bid to raise £56,000 in memory of their Comrades […]

The social media message, offering one of 5,000 crates of beer, appears to come from one of a person’s contacts, so has been fooling some users who open it and then fall foul of phishing. An offer giving people the chance to win “free crates of beer” for Father’s Day, has been revealed as a […]

Transport for Wales (TfW) is advising customers not to travel by train on 21, 23 and 25 June, with the majority of their rail services suspended as a result of industrial action resulting from the dispute between RMT and Network Rail. Due to the wider disruption caused, they’re also advising customers to only travel by […]