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With temperatures set to rise across Wales in the coming days, people are being reminded to protect their pets and not leave them in hot vehicles. Every year animals are harmed or die by being left alone in cars and vans during warmer weather, even for a very short while. Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths […]

Pontypridd Town AFC have announced they are to rebrand to ‘Pontypridd United’. Below is a statement from the club:- “With immediate effect Pontypridd Town AFC are pleased to confirm that it will play under the new name of PONTYPRIDD UNITED. Authorisation has been pending from both the Board and FAW to confirm this is acceptable. […]

Both Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and one of its Armed Forces Reservist employees have been shortlisted at the Welsh Veterans Awards 2022. The Welsh Veterans Awards, which take place at the Village Hotel in Cardiff, on Thursday, June 30, rewards Armed Forces veterans in business, fitness, sport and the wider community. The annual awards, held […]

The new Curriculum for Wales has taken another step closer, following the making of legislation setting out which secondary schools and settings will begin teaching their new curriculum from September. Schools and other education settings in Wales were given the option to begin teaching their new curriculum to Year 7 learners from September. To account […]

An ambitious plan setting out 26 actions to eliminate new HIV infections, improve quality of life and end stigma by 2030 has been published by the Welsh Government. The draft 2023-26 plan, a Programme for Government commitment, sets out our future approach to prevention, testing, clinical care, living well with HIV and tackling HIV-related stigma. […]

A partnership led by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council has received funding to help reach people with significant life challenges in the Lower Cynon area to increase their awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. The pilot project in Lower Cynon area will allow partners including the Neighbourhood Network, Citizens Advice and local […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has announced its programme to improve 19 more children’s play areas during 2022/23 – having already refurbished more than 100 facilities over the past seven years in a £4.8m investment. This year’s programme includes 13 new schemes along with six separate projects that had previously been allocated funding. Therefore, 19 play […]

Stereophonics and Tom Jones will be performing at Principality Stadium on Friday June 17th and Saturday June 18th and to facilitate these events, Cardiff Council have put in a full city centre road closure on health and safety grounds to ensure people can safely enter and leave the stadium after the concerts. On June 17th, […]

A man and a woman have been jailed after admitting to being in charge of a dog that mauled a 10-year-old boy to death. Jack Lis was attacked by the American bully, or XL bully dog, called Beast while playing with a friend at a house after school on 8 November last year. Police were […]

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 […]