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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is opening six new community vaccination centres (CVCs) to help deliver this autumn’s COVID-19 booster programme. The Health Board currently has three CVCs in Llantrisant, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend.  Those three are being handed back to their local authority owners, and will close as vaccination centres today (Friday, August […]

GTFM are delighted to bring you the brand new ‘Pontypridd Football Show’, which follows Pontypridd United’s performance through the JD Welsh Cup. The show will also feature interviews from other football clubs within the Rhondda Cynon Taf area. Listen to the first edition of the show here:- Don’t forget to keep up with all the […]

Rail passengers are advised not to travel unless their journey is essential on a number of routes this Saturday (August 13) due to the impact of industrial action. Transport for Wales (TfW) is not involved in Saturday’s industrial action by members of the train driver’s union ASLEF, but some of its services are likely to […]

Pontypridd Residents will have plenty to enjoy this August Bank Holiday weekend with a fun-filled family event planned by Pontypridd Town Council – its biggest event yet. A variety of activities and entertainment are lined up for Pontypridd Town Council’s Summer Fun Day which will take place in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park on Saturday, August 27th. Entrance […]

A local car garage owner has driven away with a costly court fine of over £4,100 for failing to control their waste and fly-tipping hazardous items in the community on TWO separate occasions. The items were found fly-tipped at a bin collection point near a residential area and consisted of FIVE double bagged black bags […]

Author and illustrator Raymond Briggs, best known for the 1978 classic The Snowman, has died aged 88. The announcement was made by his publisher, Penguin Random House said. A statement from his family said: “We know that Raymond’s books were loved by and touched millions of people around the world, who will be sad to […]

New research published by the Post Office shows that people are increasingly using cash in order to manage their finances due to the cost-of-living crisis. According to the research, a record £801m of cash withdrawals were handled by the Post Office in July 2022 – an 8 percent increase on June. The Post Office attribute […]

A Pontypridd father and daughter are joining forces with Wales sport legend Iwan Thomas to encourage others to take part in parkrun this weekend. Research by The National Lottery released this week has found that parents feel sporting role models on TV and in the media can play an important role in encouraging their children to be more active. With […]

WhatsApp users will be able to leave groups without everyone knowing under new privacy features. The changes will also allow people to control who can see when they are online and to prevent screenshots of auto-deleting “View Once” messages. The features are described as ways to keep users’ messages as “secure as face-to-face conversations” by Mark Zuckerberg, […]

John Travolta has led the tributes to Dame Olivia Newton-John after the actress died at the age of 73. Travolta, who co-starred as Danny alongside Dame Olivia’s Sandy in the hit musical Grease, said: “My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better. “Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. […]

Ryan Giggs deliberately headbutted his ex-girlfriend and threatened to share photos of a “personal nature” with her friends during a “litany of abuse” against her, a court has heard. The former Manchester United footballer is standing trial accused of using controlling and coercive behaviour against Kate Greville between August 2017 and November 2020. He is […]

Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73. The actress passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. In a statement from her husband announcing her death, John Easterling said:- “Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded […]