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New research finds 90% of blind people unable to vote independently

·       Charity research shows just one in 10 blind voters and less than half of partially sighted voters could vote independently and in secret in the last General Election

Natural Resources Wales response to February 2020 floods in Wales

Introduction from Sir David Henshaw

Many of you reading this will remember the exceptional scenes we saw across Wales in February 2020 as the nation was hit by three named storms in the space of four weeks.

FREE parking in Aberdare and Pontypridd up until December 31

The Council has today announced that car park charges in Aberdare and Pontypridd town centres will be FREE after 10am each day from this Saturday morning (October 24) – for the remainder of 2020.

Maerdy Mountain Road drainage work requires half term closure from Saturday, October 24, to Sunday, November 1

The Council will implement a full closure of Maerdy Mountain Road to carry out significant drainage work as a result of Storm Dennis – scheduled for the school holiday and ‘firebreak’ lockdown period to minimise disruption. 

Planning Applications Affecting Public Right of Ways at ABERNANT & LLWYDCOED



Town and Country Planning Act 1990


Welsh Office Circular 32/92


Application Affecting Public Right of Way


Application No: 20/0671/10


Applicant: R Dash


National Theatre Wales and Common Wealth Theatre announced to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Fellow


·    The 12-month role of Associate Director at Common Wealth and National Theatre Wales is open for applications from Tuesday 20 October 2020

Changes to RCT Council Services

Following the Welsh Government ‘fire break’ announcement to help regain control of coronavirus, RCT Council is announcing that, in accordance with Welsh Government guidance, the following Council services will be closed to the public from 6pm Friday 23 October 2020: