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8th November 2017

Rhondda Cynon Taf’s residents will be able to have their say on the Council’s 2018/19 budget in an extensive consultation beginning on November 6. The consultation will include several elements which have proven successful in the past – including an online simulator where residents can ‘set their own’ budget. Town centre engagement events will also […]

21st October 2017

HRH Prince Harry of Wales has presented an Armed Forces Covenant Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Award to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. The award is the Ministry of Defence’s prestigious badge of honour for organisations who have demonstrated outstanding support for the Armed Forces Community, including Veterans and Reservists. Accepting the award on behalf of […]

As staff and students enjoy their summer holidays, schools across the County Borough will be undergoing a major overhaul as part of the Council’s ongoing multi-million-pound investment in Education. Improvement works totalling £7.9m are being carried out at education premises all over Rhondda Cynon Taf during the six-week period prior to the start of the […]

There are 3,000 people aged six to 91 in Rhondda Cynon Taf providing care for a loved-one affected by illness, injury and disability right now. Half of them are providing 50 hours or more care a week and there are many more who don’t even realise they are undertaking a caring role. As Rhondda Cynon […]

Joshua Ferguson, aged 5, of Penygraig Junior School was crowned overall winner of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Love Where You Live awards 2016 for his passion and dedication for all things environmental. This amazing young boy is a true example of why the Love Where You Live awards, now in their ninth year were established […]

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, […]

Work is set to begin to improve traffic flows and ease congestion along the A4059 Cynon Valley corridor, thanks to the Council’s £26.5m Highways, Transportation, Infrastructure and Strategic Projects programme. Preparation works to introduce dedicated right-turn lanes on the A4059 in Mountain Ash, at its junction with Troed-y-Rhiw Road, Caegarw will begin next week (9th […]

Thanks to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s £26.5m Highways, Transportation, Infrastructure and Strategic Projects programme the highways across the County Borough are ready to face the challenge that Jack Frost could bring. In recent years the County Borough highways were severely damaged by water seeping in to our roads, turning to ice during freezing conditions and […]

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 […]

Shoppers can once again enjoy FREE parking in Rhondda Cynon Taf throughout December. The special festive treat will remove some of the Christmas shopping hassle as all Rhondda Cynon Taf Council owned or managed car parks will be free to use for the entire month of December after 10am. County Borough Councillor Andrew Morgan, Leader of […]

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 […]

Pontypridd Town Council is once again holding its Children’s Christmas Card Competition and would like to invite entries from children up to the age of eleven who live or attend school in the Pontypridd Town Council area. The competition is to design a Christmas card (cover only) and entries will be accepted in any medium. […]