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Tylorstown is now home to the largest Leisure for Life gym in RCT – and the only indoor International Rugby Board-accredited 3G pitch in the Valleys,  thanks to £1M Council investment at Rhondda Fach Leisure Centre. With bold ambition, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and its contractors have worked over the past year to deliver a […]

Disrespectful vandals have damaged every one of the poignant soldier silhouettes that stand in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, just days before Remembrance Day. Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, which commissioned the beautifully-crafted installations to commemorate the Centenary of the end of World War 1, has now been forced to remove the memorials, as they are likely […]

(Picture – Local housing charity Adref has launched their StreetSmarts service for homeless people and rough sleepers in Rhondda Cynon Taf. This innovative project, based in Pontypridd, is in partnership with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. The service supports people that maybe sleeping rough by providing them with advice, access to food, showers, clothes washing […]

Environmental crusaders have been recognised and rewarded thanks to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s highly acclaimed Love Where You Live Awards (LWYL) 2018. People who care so much about the County Borough have been officially recognised at the annual awards, which are celebrating their 10th year. This year’s overall winner and winner of Best Kept Community/Best Community Project, […]

Following the agreement of Council to formally lend its backing to the opening of the Rhondda Tunnel between Blaencwm and Blaengwynfi, Council Leader Andrew Morgan met with representatives of the Rhondda Tunnel Society to outline how the Council could support making this ambitious project a reality. The Rhondda Tunnel Society aims to turn the former […]

Stark warning to fly tippers as local litter lout is fined over £800 for blighting the County Borough. Fly tipping, littering or allowing your dog to foul in a public place will not be tolerated in Rhondda Cynon Taf and the Council will use all measures available to catch those responsible for blighting its towns […]

Picture – The Council will carry out necessary carriageway resurfacing work during the Easter holiday to future-proof Rhondda Cynon Taf’s section of the Bwlch Mountain route. The work will take place over Easter to minimise disruption – beginning on Tuesday, April 3, and scheduled for completion on April 9. It will require a full […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council collected around 2,000 tonnes of dry recycling and 550 tonnes of food waste over the festive period – following an excellent recycling effort by residents! Between December 27 and January 6 the Streetcare team undertook their Christmas and New Year recycling collections – the most demanding time of year for the […]

16th November 2017

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has issued its first 20 fines to irresponsible dog owners who have failed to adhere to new, harder-hitting dog fouling rules. Promoted through the Sort **IT Out! campaign, new rules were introduced on October 1, 2017, to help keep the County Borough clean. Dog fouling is consistently one of the biggest […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf’s annual Festival of Remembrance Concert has been held at the Park & Dare Theatre, honouring our Armed Forces past and present. Organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, in association with the Royal British Legion, the 2017 Rhondda Cynon Taf Festival of Remembrance featured The Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh, with their […]

13th October 2017

The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain, the moving, steaming, mechanical Man Engine, is set to visit Wales for the very first time next year. Announced today (13 October), the monumental Man Engine, which resembles a giant miner, will visit eight of south Wales’s most important industrial heritage locations for a week of celebrations from 08 – […]

This week (October 9-14) is Local Libraries Week. From books, CDs, DVDS, free Wifi, there is so much to see and do at libraries across Rhondda Cynon Taf, including the popular Digital Fridays initiative for people in need of low-level digital support and access. Digital Fridays take place every Friday during term time, from 10am […]