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£100m BT deal for Mynydd Bwllfa wind farm energy - BBC News

June 4, 2014 - 7:09am
BBC News£100m BT deal for Mynydd Bwllfa wind farm energyBBC NewsBT has announced a £100m deal to buy 50% of the energy it will use in Wales over 15 years from a wind farm being built in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The telecommunications firm will buy all of the electricity generated by Mynydd Bwllfa, near Hirwaun, from 2015.

£30m Welsh government grant to boost film industry - BBC News

June 2, 2014 - 8:41am
BBC News£30m Welsh government grant to boost film industryBBC NewsThe venture follows in the success of film director Gareth Evans, from Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, who has just released a sequel to his critical and commercial success, The Raid. Mr Evans studied script writing at the University of Glamorgan in ...and more »

St Clears YFC Show continues to grow - Carmarthen Journal

May 26, 2014 - 4:03pm
Carmarthen JournalSt Clears YFC Show continues to growCarmarthen JournalA new introduction were Welsh Simmental Club classes won this year by the 13 month old bull, Hirwaun Ezra, from Aled Davies with a 17 month old heifer, Ben Nant Eira, from Brian Raymond in reserve. Colin Bowen with a 2 year old Charollais ram was ...

Plans for two huge gas power stations submitted - New Civil Engineer

May 23, 2014 - 4:58pm
Plans for two huge gas power stations submittedNew Civil EngineerEnergy firm Watt Power submitted plans for the 300MW simple-cycle gas turbine power stations at Hirwaun in South Wales and Eye in Suffolk. They are designed to respond quickly and efficiently to short-term variations in demand and intermittent supply ...

Cynon Valley Museum and Gallery closure: wheels already in motion for ... - WalesOnline

May 21, 2014 - 7:02am
WalesOnlineCynon Valley Museum and Gallery closure: wheels already in motion for ...WalesOnline“Given that the first deep coalmine in South Wales was sunk at Cwmbach in 1837 and the last closed at Hirwaun in 2007, the rise and fall of the Welsh coal trade is more fully illustrated in this valley than anywhere.” Plaid Cymru's Mountain Ash ...

School sixth form set to be saved after Merthyr Tydfil Council propose to keep ... - WalesOnline

May 21, 2014 - 7:02am
WalesOnlineSchool sixth form set to be saved after Merthyr Tydfil Council propose to keep ...WalesOnlineMerthyr Tydfil County Borough Council was set to pull the plug on its £115,000 contract for post-16 transport at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun, near Hirwaun. As Merthyr's four secondary schools are all English-medium, almost half of the sixth form pupils ...and more »

School sixth form set to be saved after plans to withdraw free bus service ... - WalesOnline

May 19, 2014 - 1:50pm
WalesOnlineSchool sixth form set to be saved after plans to withdraw free bus service ...WalesOnlineA school sixth form looks set to be saved after plans to withdraw a free bus service were reversed. Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council was set to pull the plug on its £115,000 contract for post-16 transport at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun, near Hirwaun.

Big Swansea Bay earners revealed in Sunday Times Rich List - Southwales Evening Post

May 17, 2014 - 9:08am
Southwales Evening PostBig Swansea Bay earners revealed in Sunday Times Rich ListSouthwales Evening PostIn 17th place are Dai Walters, who heads the Hirwaun- based civil engineering firm Walters Group and owns Ffos Las racecourse, and his son Richard, who owns Celtic Mining. Their combined fortune — which has seen a drop of £7 million in the last year ...and more »

Come and meet the crew who work on the HMS Dragon - WalesOnline

May 16, 2014 - 7:03am
WalesOnlineCome and meet the crew who work on the HMS DragonWalesOnlineKeeping the peace but preparing for war,” said Taff, from Hirwaun who joined the navy at 17. “We were told the maiden deployment was going to be eight months. We thought we were going home when we were told we were going to Syria.” Dai Charles, 51 ...

Turkey mine disaster: Welsh miners' leaders send sympathies - WalesOnline

May 14, 2014 - 1:04pm
WalesOnlineTurkey mine disaster: Welsh miners' leaders send sympathiesWalesOnlineA hero to many after leading the fight to save Hirwaun's Tower Colliery in 1995, Mr O'Sullivan knows only too well the dangers of coal mining having lost his father and great grandfather and other relatives in pit accidents. He said: “This is the cost ...and more »

Minister sees Heads of the Valleys work - South Wales Argus

May 8, 2014 - 9:50am
South Wales ArgusMinister sees Heads of the Valleys workSouth Wales ArgusFinance minster, Jane Hutt visited the site offices at section three of the scheme to dual the A465 on Tuesday before later announcing the Welsh government secured £300million in funding towards the scheme between Dowlais and Hirwaun, as part of a one ...and more »

Minister sees Heads of the Valleys work - South Wales Argus

May 8, 2014 - 9:50am
South Wales ArgusMinister sees Heads of the Valleys workSouth Wales ArgusFinance minster, Jane Hutt visited the site offices at section three of the scheme to dual the A465 on Tuesday before later announcing the Welsh government secured £300million in funding towards the scheme between Dowlais and Hirwaun, as part of a one ...and more »

Minister sees Heads of the Valleys work - South Wales Argus

May 8, 2014 - 9:50am
South Wales ArgusMinister sees Heads of the Valleys workSouth Wales ArgusFinance minster, Jane Hutt visited the site offices at section three of the scheme to dual the A465 on Tuesday before later announcing the Welsh government secured £300million in funding towards the scheme between Dowlais and Hirwaun, as part of a one ...and more »

Minister sees Heads of the Valleys work - South Wales Argus

May 8, 2014 - 9:48am
Minister sees Heads of the Valleys workSouth Wales ArgusFinance minster, Jane Hutt visited the site offices at section three of the scheme to dual the A465 on Tuesday before later announcing the Welsh government secured £300million in funding towards the scheme between Dowlais and Hirwaun, as part of a one ...and more »

Minister sees Heads of the Valleys work - South Wales Argus

May 8, 2014 - 9:39am
Minister sees Heads of the Valleys workSouth Wales ArgusFinance minster, Jane Hutt visited the site offices at section three of the scheme to dual the A465 on Tuesday before later announcing the Welsh government secured £300million in funding towards the scheme between Dowlais and Hirwaun, as part of a one ...

Aberdare band releases first music video starring local youngsters - WalesOnline

May 7, 2014 - 2:56pm
WalesOnlineAberdare band releases first music video starring local youngstersWalesOnlineCynon Valley band Quarantine UK pictured in their video. Lead singer Tom, 23, from Hirwaun, who works for Cynon Valley Crime Prevention in Trecynon, explained the idea behind the music video. He said: “We tried to do something different from local ...

Welsh government to use borrowing powers in £1bn infrastructure plan - Public Finance

May 7, 2014 - 12:20pm
Welsh government to use borrowing powers in £1bn infrastructure planPublic FinanceThese are the A465 road, which is to be dualled between Dowlais Top and Hirwaun at cost of £300m. In addition, £210m will be spending on the construction of a specialist cancer care centre at the Velindre NHS Trust. Hutt said the Welsh government was ...National Assembly for Wales hears statement on the Wales Infrastructure ...DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)all 3 news articles »

M4 borrowing powers 'early priority' - Welsh Government - South Wales Argus

May 7, 2014 - 12:09am
South Wales ArgusM4 borrowing powers 'early priority' - Welsh GovernmentSouth Wales ArgusMs Hutt announced that £300 million would be raised to fund dualling on the A465 between Dowlais Top and Hirwaun. A new “innovative” finance model will be used that will allow institutional investors to invest and allow an agreed market rate of return ...and more »

M4 borrowing powers 'early priority' - Welsh Government - South Wales Argus

May 7, 2014 - 12:09am
South Wales ArgusM4 borrowing powers 'early priority' - Welsh GovernmentSouth Wales ArgusMs Hutt announced that £300 million would be raised to fund dualling on the A465 between Dowlais Top and Hirwaun. A new “innovative” finance model will be used that will allow institutional investors to invest and allow an agreed market rate of return ...and more »

M4 borrowing powers 'early priority' - Welsh Government - South Wales Argus

May 7, 2014 - 12:06am
South Wales ArgusM4 borrowing powers 'early priority' - Welsh GovernmentSouth Wales ArgusMs Hutt announced that £300 million would be raised to fund dualling on the A465 between Dowlais Top and Hirwaun. A new “innovative” finance model will be used that will allow institutional investors to invest and allow an agreed market rate of return ...and more »

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