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South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses after what’s being described as an ‘arson incident’ occurred at ASDA Tonypandy during the early hours of this morning (Saturday 28th) South Wales Police attended an alleged arson incident at the ASDA store in Tonypandy at approximately 00:20 hours on… Posted by South Wales Police Merthyr Tydfil and […]

The Council will begin work on a major scheme to improve Tonypandy Town Centre for the benefit of businesses and visitors – including the removal of the pedestrianised area to allow through traffic. The scheme will begin from next Monday (June 18), and is scheduled for completion during Autumn 2018. The significant works will revoke […]

The Council will host a public exhibition in Tonypandy to present detailed plans for major Town Centre improvement works, which will be delivered shortly thanks to a £750,000 investment. From June 2018, the Council will begin a scheme of works in Tonypandy aimed at encouraging a greater footfall in the Town Centre – for the […]

There’s been quite a bit going on at Ebenezer Chapel in Tonypandy… Currently, there’s a concert series being established called ‘Classical Music in the Valleys’ alongside an ‘Arts and Crafts Market’ each month. The organisers of both, popped in to chat to Howard on Community Link For more about the Classical Music in the Valleys, […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has worked with bus operator Stagecoach to provide more frequent buses along the 122 service from Tonypandy to Cardiff. From Monday, November 27, buses will travel the route four times an hour (every 15 minutes), an increase from three times an hour (every 20 minutes). The route itself will also expand, […]

Tonypandy Community College teacher Luisa Martin-Thomas has been named one of the UK’s teaching elite for her inspirational work within the classroom. Mrs Martin-Thomas was one of 11 outstanding individuals to receive the highest accolade of the teaching profession at the Pearson Teaching Awards, which celebrates excellence and commitment to the profession. The senior assistant […]

Carl Evans from Tonypandy was diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma (the deadly form of skin cancer) back last June. After being diagnosed with skin cancer he realised there was very little information, awareness or funding regarding skin cancer and sun safety in the Cwm Taf Health Board Vicinity. With that in mind, he decided to start up an awareness web site regarding skin […]

Update – He’s made it. Ryan Addis arrived in Tonypandy after 12 days on his bike, cycling from Toulouse in France to Tonypandy. Original story Local man, Ryan Addis is cycling from Toulouse to Tonypandy to raise money for the not-for-profit “World of Words” organisation ( Since 2009, the innovative Rhondda literacy and well being initiative […]

(Image – National Rail) British Transport Police are appealing for information after an iPhone 7 was stolen at Tonypandy train station between 1-2pm on Monday 29th May. A 14-year-old girl was sat on a bench at the station. When her train arrived she picked up her belongings but left the phone. A man then approached […]

A Tonypandy Community College teacher is one of the best in the business – and that’s official! Luisa Martin-Thomas has won a prestigious Pearson Teaching Award – making her one of the top in the UK. The Senior Assistant Headteacher at Tonypandy Community College will travel to London to receive her Silver Teaching Award in […]

Tonypandy Community College is honouring those who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War One as they’ve launched an app called Rhondda Remembers. With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the two-year project has culminated in the official launch of the App by Kirsty Williams, the Cabinet Secretary for Education at the Welsh Government. Students produced an […]

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 […]