GTFM

Current track

Title

Artist

Current show

Y Clwb Cymraeg

7:00 pm 10:00 pm

Current show

Y Clwb Cymraeg

7:00 pm 10:00 pm

Background

local news

Page: 6

Rail passengers in South Wales are being urged to plan ahead with essential improvement work taking place on the network over the May bank holiday weekend. Work is being carried out to extend the platform at Taff’s Well station as part of the South Wales Metro project. There will be no trains in both directions […]

South Wales transport operator Adventure Travel has responded to the rise in Welsh staycations by extending its services to include a beach bus for summer. The 404 service, which normally runs from Pontypridd to Bridgend six days a week, Monday to Saturday, will be extended to Porthcawl, providing a direct route to the popular seaside […]

A Welsh Water employee has won Construction Apprentice of the Year at the Cardiff and Vale College Quality Skills Apprenticeship Awards for her outstanding attitude to her studies Welsh Water’s Project Support Officer, Leah Emery, has been named construction apprentice of the year at QSA Apprenticeship Awards.  The awards celebrate the success of standout apprentices […]

The Welsh Government has announced an extra £19m to support education and early years settings, taking spending on learning for under 18s to over £150m since the start of the pandemic. The funding will be used to ensure children continue their learning progress following disruption due to the pandemic, with a focus on the well-being […]

Visitors are being urged to pack lateral flow tests in their suitcases if they are holidaying in Wales from areas in the UK with higher rates of coronavirus. The First Minister today asked all visitors from Covid hotspots, including areas in England with high levels of the India variant of concern, to take extra measures […]

Cynon Valley MP Beth Winter has demanded for a new deal for the Valleys for jobs, public services and workers’ pay. The Welsh Member of Parliament made the call after a mass ‘listening canvass’ of all her constituents about their priorities. Speaking as the results of the survey were published, Winter said the findings showed the […]

Strictly Come Dancing’s head judge Shirley Ballas is offering people and projects from Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr Tydfil the chance to waltz off with a National Lottery Award by getting their nominations in before the Monday 7 June deadline. The National Lottery Awards are the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery funded people […]

Environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy is giving away hundreds of free garden packages to communities across the country.   Last year, more than 500 gardens were created, restored and enhanced through Local Places for Nature. Community groups and organisations of all shapes and sizes got involved – from disability charities and youth groups to social enterprises and carer groups.  Applications have now reopened, and communities are being urged to get involved early to avoid […]

Secretary of State for Wales Simon Hart has outlined the UK Government’s ambitious plans for Wales which aim to deliver thousands of skilled jobs and ensure Wales’s place as a hub for innovation and the green industries of the future. Speaking to an online audience of representatives from Welsh business, industry and tourism on Thursday […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s £4.5m proposals to expand Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Aberdâr and introduce an on-site childcare facility have received planning permission – with the plans brought to life through an artist’s impression video. The application for full planning permission was discussed by the Council’s Planning and Development Committee on Thursday, May 20 – and Members agreed […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council will begin a significant repair scheme to Maes-y-Felin footbridge in Pontyclun, starting from Tuesday (June 1) – which requires the necessary closure of the structure and a nearby footpath to safely carry out the works. The footbridge, which is located on the footpath south east of Glan-yr-Afon, has been monitored closely […]

As the newly elected co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Coalfield Communities, Alex Davies-Jones MP has today written to the Prime Minister calling on him to urgently implement changes to the Mineworker’s Pension Scheme (MPS) to make it fairer for former mineworkers. Serious questions have been raised by a recent report by the Business, […]