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New 3G sports pitch for school and community use in Penywaun

Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun will be able to enjoy a new 3G sports pitch after the Easter holiday – representing the 12th outdoor ‘all-weather’ facility to be opened by the Council through #RCTinvest.

Close to 150 councils now using public spaces protection orders: report

Pressure group the Manifesto Club has found that almost 150 councils have imposed public spaces protection orders (PSPOs) covering everything from begging to public

A report on Rhigos Primary School Heol y Graig

Rhigos Primary School is in Rhigos, near Hirwaun in the Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority. There are around 70 pupils on roll, aged from 3 to 11. There are three mixed-age classes in the school.

Pontypridd Big Weekend tickets now available

Following the recent announcement that Orchard Live - one of the UK’s leading events promotion companies - are bringing Ponty’s Big Weekend back to Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd - the Council is pleased to confirm that tickets can now also be purchased at the National Lido of Wales,

Aberdare Festival back for Spring Bank Holiday

Get ready for a ROAR-some time as one of the biggest and best FREE family events returns to beautiful Aberdare Park next month. 

Announcing the Wales Book of the Year 2019 Judges

Literature Wales is pleased to announce this year's judging panel.


17 April 2019

Wales legends Ryan Giggs and Loren Dykes are urging people across Wales to nominate their local grassroots football heroes.

Culvert repair schemes in five local communities

The Council will undertake five culvert repair schemes over the coming months in order to ensure their structural integrity and reduce the risk of flooding in local communities. The first project in Treherbert is now underway.