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Part of the Railway embankment on the railway track from Abernant Station to the Cwmbach Railway tunnel

Most people in Cynon Valley when you mention the Abernant to Merthyr tunnel they say the Cwmbach tunnel but let’s not forget this section of the railway and its historical importance the railway was authorised by Act of Parliament on 3 August 1846.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council using a postcode lottery when it comes to cleaning out old culverts?

Most will remember Storm Callum that struck in October 2018 some will not want to remember as it was bad if you were one of the many residents who unfortunately had floodwater in their property flooding was widespread throughout Cynon Valley with roads blocked the A465 Heads of the Valleys road clos

The Minor Injuries Unit at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon to reopen its doors part time next week

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is delighted to announce the Minor Injuries Unit (known as the MIU) will reopen at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon (YCC) from next week, (Tuesday May 24).It will be a phased reopening, for two mornings a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) between 09:00 and 11:00. This will incr

Independent review of floods announced to help Wales adapt to climate change

Tir Founder Fields before the Persimmon Development. Weather or not this will apply to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council remains to be seen, the RCRC development in Robertstown of industrial units constructed on the floodplain the new Lidl store on the Aberaman on the floodplain not forgetting the Persimmon

Wales experienced its third worst-ever month for A&E waiting times and ambulance waiting times

Another dire month for Labour-run NHS Wales experienced its third worst-ever month for A&E waiting times and ambulance waiting times in April, while NHS treatment list continues to reach record heights for the 23rd month in a row.

The Bevan Commission launches the Planned Care Innovation Programme

Responding to the urgent challenges presented by Covid-19, the Planned Care Innovation Programme is supporting people working in the health and care sector to take forward innovative ideas, opportunities, and ways of working to improve planned care services across Wales.Led by the Bevan Commission,

Welsh Labour announce summit on building on floodplains Its a bit late for Cynon Valley

Welsh Conservatives welcome the announcement that the First Minister will be chairing a summit on the issue of phosphates and building on flood plains.The news was announced by the Minister for Climate Change, Julie James MS, in her response to a question by the Shadow Minister for Rural Affairs, Sa

An inquiry into Welsh Labour’s £360 million Warm Homes Programme lacked scale, size and purpose

Welsh Conservatives have slammed Labour’s poor record on addressing fuel poverty, following the news that an inquiry into Labour’s £360 million 

The Council has now appointed a contractor to deliver the A4119 dualling scheme from Coed Ely to Ynysmaerdy

The Council has now appointed a contractor to deliver the A4119 dualling scheme from Coed Ely to Ynysmaerdy – and can confirm that the main construction phase is on course to start on site in late summer 2022.The A4119 project is a major transportation scheme to improve connectivity and encourage ec

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