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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

Tighter planning rules to protect communities from flood risk but not in Wales

Councils should ensure all planning applications made in flood risk areas are referred to ministers for approval, under new guidance published today.

The Government said that while 97% of planning decisions for residential properties were made in line with Environment Agency (EA) advice l

Gold For Our Olympian Calum

Rhondda Cynon Taf swimmer Calum Jarvis has won a GOLD Medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in the Men’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay.

Work starts on a £12.1m facilities at Ysgol Rhydywaun in Penywaun

Work is officially underway to deliver new £12.1m school and community facilities at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun – and the Council’s Cabinet Member for the Welsh Language has visited the site to mark the occasion.

Support Climate Cymru – voices for Wales

Climate Cymru is a campaign working for meaningful, evidence-based and fair action to protect the Wales we love from the climate and nature emergency. The campaign wants to make sure the voices of ordinary people from all over the country are heard by the people in power.

Teacher Receives Lockdown Hero Award

A Rhondda Cynon Taf teacher has received the UK Lockdown Hero Award for Learner and Community Support at the annual Pearson National Teaching Awards.