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September 2015

Rider of a motorbike mounting the pavement and collided with a pedestrian in Ferndale.

The Neighbourhood Policing Team in Ferndale and Maerdy are looking for the rider of a motorbike after it was seen mounting t

Living Wage in RCT Moves a Stage Closer

Cabinet will today (Thursday) consider the detail of introducing the Living Wage following a commitment given by the Council


Deterioration in A and E waiting times

Waiting times at Wales’ accident and emergency departments got worse last month, in spite of

Parents and students in RCT urged to nominate their school for good diabetes care award

Diabetes UK Cymru is urging parents and students in Rhondda Cynon Taf to nominate their schools for a special award for looking after children and young people with Type 1 diabetes.

Wales sets its sights on Scandinavian market

Companies embark on first food and drink trade development visit to Finland and Sweden 


New multimedia guide to get Wales growing to be launched at the Welsh Assembly

A new guide setting out a dozen steps to successful community growing will be launched at the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff next week (

Work Begins at UpperBoat, Pontypridd

Exciting news as major scheme begins at Upper Boat, Pontypridd.

Friday September 11th 2015 Arriva Trains Wales Wheelchair Sports Spectacular

Disability Sport Wales will for the 12th Year be holding the Arriva Trains Wales Wheelchair Sports Spectacular on the 11th and 12th September at  Cardiff Met University, National Indoor Athletics Centre (NIAC) in Cyncoed.  This event attracts annually over 500 dis

Amendments to the Council's Home to School Transport Policy Agreed

Following an 8 week public consultation, Cabinet today agreed amendments to the Council’s Home to School Transport arrangemen

Get your eyes checked – urges National Eye Health Week

Look after your eyes by going for a regular sight test will be the main message of this year’s National Eye Healt

Businessmen prosecuted for Cynon Valley Fraud

Three business men who charged two Cynon Valley residents for home damp proofing work that never took place have been prosecu

The Pickled Pepper pub Aberdare

Were you at The Pickled Pepper pub in Aberdare on the evening of Sunday 14th June?


RNIB Cymru invites people to take part in new fun run with a difference


RNIB Cymru (Royal National Institute of Blind People) is hosting a Glow Neon 3k Fun Run on Saturday 24 October at Cardiff International Sports Stadium.


Valley Parables: New Paintings by Aberdare artist James Donovan

James Donovan is exhibiting forty new paintings at Cardiff’s Kooywood Gallery from Thursday September 10th.


Environmental Permit issued to Coastal Oil and Gas Ltd

An environmental permit has been issued for an exploratory oil and gas borehole in St. Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, and to make sure that all waste generated by the work is managed properly.

Celebrate Our History and Heritage with FREE Open Doors events

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is once again throwing open the doors of its historical houses, heritage-rich buildings and fascina