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FREE festive parking returns to Aberdare and Pontypridd Town Centres throughout December – for the fifth year in a row. All Council-owned car parks in the two towns will once again be free to use for residents and visitors from 10am on Saturday 1st December, to encourage more people to enjoy our Town Centres over […]

A new ‘all-weather’ 3G sports pitch at Porth Community School has been completed for the use of school pupils and the wider community – as part of significant 21st Century Schools investment in the area. The new facility, which has replaced the old astroturf, is the 11th ‘all-weather’ surface to be installed by the Council, […]

The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a ‘seasonal repositioning’ pilot with 59 clubs across Wales signing up to a trial involving more than 4500 players (u7s-u11s) at more than 5000 matches and festivals over the next three months (June – August 2018). Following consultation with selected clubs and mini rugby volunteers, the WRU feels it […]

British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance on a train between Porth and Pontypridd. The incident took place between 10.40am and 11am on Friday 20 April. A man boarded the train and went straight into the toilet. When the train guard knocked the door to check on his welfare, the man became […]

John Patrick, has helped set up a monthly ‘ Open Mic ‘ event at The Colliers Arms (Cymmer). It’ll be hosted by The Butty Boys who are are a trio of entertainers. The purpose of the event is to provide a stage/platform for up and coming and established singers/musicians/comics to perform. Each event will be […]

The Council has worked closely with local bus operators to identify temporary arrangements for the duration of Welsh Water’s significant works in Porth. The works to install a new water main, from March 12, require the temporary closure of Pontypridd Road from its junction with Hannah Street to its junction with Station Street. The alternative […]

Buses are been replacing trains between Porth and Treherbert throughout today (Monday 22nd) because of a landslip in the Trealaw area.

(Picture – A computer generated image of the housing scheme in Porth) Newydd Housing Association is asking local people to name a new housing development at the site of the former St Luke’s Church in Porth. Acquired by Newydd in March this year, this site, built in partnership with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and the […]

British Transport Police are appealing for information after an incident of assault and criminal damage at Taffs Well railway station. On Sunday 8th October, Two men boarded the 8.17pm Treherbert to Barry service, at Porth station and during the journey, a fight broke out between the two men, after one of them dropped the other […]

The popularity of Women’s football is on the increase, and the AFC Porth Ladies are currently raising £2000 to help fund new training equipment, kits and a safe place to train as their current training pitch is littered with dog faeces, rubbish and on occasions drug paraphernalia. The team, based in Porth is made up […]

Porth residents can find out more about local services and opportunities in the area at a special event hosted by Interlink RCT on Thursday, March 9th, 2017. The Getting Porth Connected event will be held at Porth Harlequins RFC from 1pm-3.30pm. The event aims to raise awareness of local services and give individuals and members […]

An appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru, following the suspected poisoning of two cats in Porth. The charity is also urging pet owners to be vigilant, after an owner – from Leslie Terrace in the town – lost both of her cats. A local resident returned home on the 28th January to find […]