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Wales & West Utilities is starting work to upgrade gas pipes along Tyntyla Road in the Ystrad area of Pentre next week. The £200,000 work, which starts on 30 May, is essential to keep the gas flowing safely to heat and power local homes and businesses. Wales & West Utilities has liaised with Rhondda Cynon […]

Cynon Valley MP Beth Winter today claimed that the Conservative Government are ‘happy for the cost-of-living crisis to continue’ as she published a report into Cost-of-Living crisis in Cynon Valley. The new report finds that 90% of people in Cynon Valley feel worse-off than they did at this time last year, and 81% of people […]

Andrew Jones recalls how community radio station GTFM brought ‘The Music of Your Life’ from the top of the hill to the people of Pontypridd… “I had heard a couple of twenty-eight-day Restricted Service Licence radio stations that had been set up in the Butetown area of Cardiff,” recalls Andrew Jones. “I thought that Glyntaff […]

The Royal Mint is celebrating The Duke of Cambridge’s 40th birthday with a commemorative £5 coin, featuring a portrait of His Royal Highness. The £5 coin has been unveiled ahead of The Duke’s milestone celebration next month, with a regal design which pays homage to the senior member of the Royal family, and second in […]

Zip World has announced it will open the world’s biggest four storey obstacle course in Rhigos. The popular activity and adventure brand revealed the huge plans for the brand-new Tower Climber, which is set to open on July 11, 2022. At 30 metres high, the new attraction will be the biggest of its kind in […]

Public Health Wales is working with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), Public Health Scotland, and Northern Ireland HSC Health Protection Agency to respond to UK cases of monkeypox. There are currently no cases of monkeypox identified in Wales. Richard Firth, Consultant in Health Protection for Public Health Wales, said: “We are working closely with […]

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is delighted to announce the Minor Injuries Unit (known as the MIU) will reopen at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon (YCC) fromTuesday May 24. It will be a phased reopening, for two mornings a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) between 09:00 and 11:00. This will increase to three mornings a week by […]

Ed Sheeran will be performing at Principality Stadium on May 26th, 27th and 28th and to facilitate these events, a full city centre road closure will be in place on health and safety grounds to ensure people can safely enter and leave the stadium after the concerts. My Chemical Romance will also be performing on […]

Transport for Wales has committed to become a ‘Pledge To Be Seen’ organisation to increase positive representation of people with visible differences and disfigurements across the transport network in Wales. Working with the charity Changing Faces, TfW has joined a growing number of businesses and organisations, including the Welsh Government, who have made a pledge […]

Royal Mail has said it will need to rise prices and cut costs in the face of soaring inflation. The company warned that it sees “significant headwinds” from rising costs including wages, energy and fuel. Royal Mail revealed that it aimed to make cost savings of £350m over the course of its current financial year […]

New services are being developed to improve access to urgent and emergency care across Wales so people get the right care, in the right place, the first time. The NHS is making changes and improvements to the way it provides services – including increasing staffing in crucial areas – as part of the Six Goals […]

A special extended Bank Holiday Weekend in June will provide an opportunity for communities and people in Rhondda Cynon Taf to join others throughout the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate the historic milestone. On February 6, 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 […]