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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

Two Mountain Ash Comprehensive Pupils Climb Pen y Fan for charity.

Amy Macintosh and Alfie Price climbed Pen y Fan in August to raise money for Tenovus Cancer Care.  Together they have raised a fantastic £345 so far!

Letter to the Editor sent on behalf of Ansley Workman, Director of RNIB Cymru:

If the past 18 months have taught us anything, it’s that we must take care of our health. This includes the health of our eyes.


Another perfect example of Labour ministers in Cardiff Bay closing the stable door after the horse has bolted.

Responding to the Labour Government’s latest coronavirus briefing which included the announcement of a COVID passport in Wales, Welsh Conservative Senedd leader, Andrew RT Davies MS said:


Supporting National Teaching Assistants' Day


The Council is supporting National Teaching Assistants’ Day on Thursday, September 16, celebrating the valuable contribution they have made to education across Rhondda Cynon Taf throughout the pandemic.

Christmas shoppers warned not to get caught out with extra charges

With just 100 days to go until Christmas, HMRC is urging shoppers to ensure they don’t get caught out by unexpected charges when buying from overseas traders.

Teaching Assistants: we couldn’t do without them

September 16 is a special day when we can mark their incredible contribution to our children’s education.


Top 100 UK law firm, Hugh James, has this week, completed the UK’s first-ever property deal using the revolutionary new Qualified Electronic Signature (QES), which was recently approved by HM Land Registry.

Labour and Plaid’s flawed ideas threaten Wales’ economic recovery

Labour and Plaid Cymru’s flawed ideas threaten Wales’ economic recovery post-pandemic, a Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister has warned.