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A valley community is planning a special celebration to mark the 80th anniversary of an historic concert it hosted featuring African-American singer and civil rights activists Paul Robeson. The unique exhibition “Let Paul Robeson Sing!” will be on display in the Mountain Ash Workingmen’s Club, Mountain Ash, on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th December. It commemorates the evening in 1938 when Paul Robeson was part of a concert at the Pavilion in Mountain Ash which paid tribute to 33 Welsh men […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has secured additional Welsh Government funding of £500,000 for its Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link Scheme – bringing the total current investment to more than £9m. The overall scheme will see a 60-metre bridge built from Cwm Cynon Industrial Estate to Miskin Road, providing a key link for traffic between the […]

The daughter of Nos Galan Road Races founder Bernard Baldwin MBE is the new patron of the world-famous event. Having been invited by the Nos Galan Committee, Alison Leighton-Williams, of Caegarw, Mountain Ash, takes up the honorary post following the death of her father on January 3, aged 91. The Nos Galan Road Races, which […]

Picture – RCT Council Update – 7th March 2017 New dedicated right-turn lanes have now been installed along the A4059 in Mountain Ash, at its junction with Troed-y-Rhiw Road, Caegarw. The new dedicated lanes now provide a holding lane for vehicles travelling north or south on the A4059 wanting to turn right into Troed-y-Rhiw Road, […]

The Nos Galan Road Races has once again been shortlisted at the 2017 UK Running Awards – fresh from the success of one of the biggest events in its 58-year history. Winners of the UK’s Best Fun Run Award in 2014, the Nos Galan Road Races is hoping to reclaim the title this year. Vote […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and the Nos Galan Committee are delighted to announce the two Support Runners for the 2016 Nos Galan Road Races. 14 year old Holly James is a pupil at Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg, Pontypridd, and joined Aberdare Athletics Club when she was 10-years-old. She has represented the club in many cross […]

All roads will quite literally lead to Mountain Ash this New Year’s Eve, with more than 1,500 people set to take part in the annual Nos Galan Road Races. An estimated crowd of around 10,000 spectators are also anticipated on the night, in both the town centre and at St Gwynno’s Church, Llanwonno – the […]

Town centres and Villages across Rhondda Cynon Taf have been benefiting from Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s multi-million-pound (£23m) Highways, Transportation, Infrastructures and Strategic Projects Investment Programme as part of RCTinvest. Six town centres have benefited from £300,000 worth of investment, which includes a much improved streetscape for the areas. Mountain Ash, Pontypridd, Aberdare, Porth, Tonypandy […]

With more than TWO months until the annual Nos Galan Road Races in Mountain Ash, all adult races now full. Both the Elite Race and Adult 5k Fun Run categories have now reached their capacity well in advance of the Council’s event on New Year’s Eve. There are still places available in all the Children’s Races […]

The Mountain Ash Footbridge has been successfully repaired, restored and painted following an investment by the council as part of the £200m RCTinvest programme. This important footbridge is the main link for Mountain Ash Comprehensive school pupils to cross the busy A4059 as well as the general public. Following the investment the footbridge is now […]