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Mountain Ash Southern Cross Valley Link to open on Friday

The Council has today announced that the Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link will open on Friday, October 16, following the completion of the major construction process by contractor Walters-Sisk.

Pontypridd kids take two million steps for Diabetes UK Cymru

Awen-Haf and Llion Harding, aged 9 and 7, from Church Village, Pontypridd decided to double the 

Coronavirus can’t stop fundraising family raising thousands for people with cancer in Wales

While coronavirus continues to hit charities hard, three generations of the Peters family have bucked the trend by raising thousands of pounds for people with cancer.

Giving to Pink hit £300,000 on its sixth anniversary!

During Breast Cancer Awareness month we are delighted to announce that the Giving to Pink fundraising group has reached a huge milestone in raising £300,000 towards a state-of-the-art specialist breast care unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. 

River Wye pollution concerns: no answer to request for temporary moratorium

The Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Energy and Rural Affairs – Janet Finch-Saunders MS – has today (October 14) urged the Welsh Government to consider imposing a temporary moratorium on new intensive poultry units around the River Wye, while a new plan of action can be cons

Supreme Court refuses permission to appeal over decision by Welsh council to shut leisure centre

The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in a dispute over a Welsh council’s decision to implement a sports and recreation strategy for 2019-20, it has emerged.

Marks and Spencer Bridge progress update – preparatory work

£2 million on a vanity footbridge over the Taff in Pontypridd now essential repairs required for the original M&S footbridge after Storm Dennis, Ponty doing well for bridge repairs and the grade 2 listed White Bridge in Pontypridd also requires replacing.

New child poverty data: Pembrokeshire has the highest child poverty rate in Wales

Nearly one in 3 children in some constituencies are living in poverty after housing costs are factored in

·         Highest rates of child poverty in Pembrokeshire and Blaenau Gwent

·         Child poverty continues to grow in rural counties such as Ceredigion, Powys and Gwynedd

54,800 customers claim tax relief for working from home


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has received more than 54,800 claims from customers using a new online portal which allows workers to claim tax relief for working at home.