Most people in Cynon Valley when you mention the Abernant to Merthyr tunnel they say the Cwmbach tunnel but let’s not forget this section of the railway and its historical importance the railway was authorised by Act of Parliament on 3 August 1846.
Most will remember Storm Callum that struck in October 2018 some will not want to remember as it was bad if you were one of the many residents who unfortunately had floodwater in their property flooding was widespread throughout Cynon Valley with roads blocked the A465 Heads of the Valleys road c
A weekly newspaper circulating in the Aberdare Valley, Mountain Ash, Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd and Glyn Neath areas. Published between 1902 and 1991, the newspaper's main content was local news. The newspaper's proprietors between 1902 and ca.1967 were W. Pugh and J. T. Rowlands, with the Celtic Press subsequently becoming proprietors. Associated titles: Aberdare Times (1869); Aberdare post (1912-1920); Mountain Ash Post (1912-1920); Aberdare and Mountain Ash Leader (1968); Mountain Ash Leader (1971); Cynon Valley leader (1991-).