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Rhondda Cynon Taff news and information

Hoggin' the Bridge 2018

Hoggin’ the Bridge, the motorbike ride raising thousands of pounds for charity, will take place this year on the weekend of 29 and 30 September.

Welsh Labour Government spend over £18 million on PR and marketing agencies. How much is Rhondda Cynon Taf Council spending?

Welsh Conservatives have uncovered data showing the Labour-led Welsh Government has spent £18,591,272 of public money on PR and marketing agencies in the last three financial years.

Over £8 million was spent in 2017/18, representing 44% of the three-year cost.

Church Village area will soon be able to consult their GP via computer or smartphone. What about the rest of the Cwm Taf Area?

Patients in the Church Village area will soon be able to consult their GP via computer or smartphone.

Parc Canol Group Practice, responsible for 17,500 patients, is adopting a 24-hour E-consultation system.

Update on consultation on adult chest surgery in South Wales

The Welsh Health Specialised Services committee (WHSSC) has been consulting on the future provision of adult thoracic (chest) surgery across South Wales.

Minimum price for alcohol Bill becomes law

A new law introducing a minimum price for alcohol in Wales has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.

The Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol

Officers stop a car and seize drugs worth thousands

South Wales Police Officers stop a car and seize drugs worth thousands

Fatal road traffic collision: Victim named and family tribute

The victim of the fatal road traffic collision which happened at around 10.20pm on Monday 6th August has been named as Gavin Edmunds, 27, from Trealaw, Tonypandy.

Public exhibition for additional parking at Abercynon Railway Station

The Council will host a public exhibition to inform residents and businesses about proposals to expand the Park and Ride scheme at Abercynon Railway Station – to provide more than 300 new parking spaces.

Government to trial citizens juries and mass online polls in local decision-making

Will this happen in Wales?

The government is to trial ways for people to take a more direct role in decisions that affect their local area, with proposals for "Citizens’ Juries" or mass participation in decision-making on community issues via an online poll or app.

Patients to be offered choices by surgery reception staff

Reception staff in GP surgeries in the Pontypridd to Pontyclun area will soon offer patients a choice of services when they ask for an appointment.