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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 c

A man from Beddau has been jailed for 32 months for supplying cocaine.

Lee Scarfe, 34, of Clos Meddlyn was arrested on December 16 after officers suspected him of dealing drugs in Pontypridd.
Earlier that day, officers spotted Scarfe in a blue Audi carrying out what they suspected to be a drug deal with the driver of

Upgrade to culverts on A4061 Rhigos Road, About time

Significant upgrades to existing culverts at A4061 Rhigos Road, near the Tower Colliery site, will be delivered thanks to Welsh Government Resilient Roads funding – secured to tackle the issue of flooding at this location. 

Council's Draft Budget Strategy? Local council Elections May 5

Following a favourable Local Government Settlement from Welsh Government, Cabinet will consider a Draft Budget Strategy for the Council for 2022/23 – including an extra £11.2m for the schools’ budget, the lowest-ever Council Tax increase for the County Borough and increasing the pay for our staff

Welsh Ambulance Service to host Board meeting featuring staff story from a 111 Call Handler

THE Welsh Ambulance Service will host its bi-monthly Trust Board meeting next week.

The Trust’s Executive and Non-Executive Directors will convene next Thursday 27 January in a virtual event held on the Zoom platform.

Welsh Labour’s NHS record-long treatment list balloons again – and that’s before Omicron struck

The Labour-run NHS in Wales entered the winter in a calamitous state, as the record-long treatment waiting list increased again, A&E waits were their second lowest ever, and ambulance response times remain sky-high.

Biodiversity value of Welsh coal tips

Insights Wales – Cipolwg Cymru, 26th January 14.30-15.30


Labour minister ‘living in cloud-cuckoo-land’ over hospitality horror show

Labour’s Economy Minister has been accused of “living in cloud-cuckoo-land” after claiming COVID passports had not had a major impact on hospitality businesses.

St John Baptist High School are going Positively You

Dear Parent / Carer,

Pupils will be having input from a company called “Positively You” who will be providing online sessions in lessons on the 31st January 2022.  The focus will be on preparing pupils for assessments.