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Rhondda Cynon Taff news and information

Exclusive Poetry Competition for primary aged children launched in celebration of Cymru qualifying for the Euro 2020 finals.

In celebration of Cymru qualifying for their first consecutive Euro finals tournament, the Football Association of Wales and Literature Wales have joined to launch an exclusive Cymru Euro 2020 Poetry Competition.

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Flooding Assistance February 2020

The recent flooding events in Rhondda Cynon Taf has affected thousands of properties and many residents are now facing the devastating clean-up operation.

Please note: If you have contacted the Council requesting flooding assistance, please be reassured that

Welsh Government budget decisions are impacting directly on the ability of NRW to deliver services

Commenting on this afternoon’s Welsh Government update on Storm Dennis and its Emergency Flood Summit, speaking outside the Senedd chamber, Shadow Minister for Environment, Andrew RT Davies AM said:

Flooded households can claim up to £1,000 emergency Welsh Government funding

Following yesterday’s First Minister’s Questions, the Environment, Energy & Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths (Lab, Wrexham), updated the Senedd on the practical measures being undertaken on the ground by Welsh and local government in the aftermath of storms Ciara and Dennis.

So just how much will this Labour administration payup for the Welsh people?

The Welsh Government has set up a £10m emergency fund to help with the immediate aftermath of the floods but the cost of infrastructure damage and the investment needed to address the climate emergency go far beyond this.

South Wales Police satement on the family of Christopher Kapessa

The family of Christopher Kapessa, who died following an incident in the River Cynon in July, 2019, were informed last week of a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to prosecute anyone in connection with his death.

Vanuatu partnership for Cwm Taf Morgannwg medics

A special partnership between medics in South Wales and the South Pacific is underway to fund medical supplies and send health professionals to island communities to teach new skills.

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Critical Drainage “Hotspots”

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC provided a report “Arrangements during Flood Incidents” (November

Generous residents looking to support local flooding victims are being urged to donate with caution.

It has been brought to officers’ attention that unsolicited callers and visitors, claiming to be collecting for the flood relief fund, may be operating in the county borough.

Warning Following Gas Powered Space Heater Use and Flood Damage

Following the recent devastating flooding around South Wales, some residents are utilising Gas Powered Space Heaters to dry out their properties. SWFRS would only recommend the use of Gas Powered Space Heaters in well ventilated spaces.