Following the latest Welsh Government announcement, the Council can confirm that all of its Library branches have now returned to the same levels of service provision as before the latest lockdown period in Wales.
A contractor is now appointed for the upcoming scheme to the Blaen-y-Cwm Road river wall – to carry out preliminary work in April and full repairs from May, when seasonal restrictions on working within the river come to an end.
Cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support gave more than £68,000 in hardship grants last year to help people with cancer in Rhondda Cynon Taf struggling with the pandemic’s financial impact and the unexpected costs cancer can bring.
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.
Whole area testing with lateral flow device (LFD) tests in Merthyr Tydfil and lower Cynon Valley is estimated to have prevented 353 cases of COVID-19, 24 hospitalisations, 5 Intensive Care Unit admissions and 14 deaths, according to a new report.
New polling from YouGov, published today (Friday, March 19th) by Unchecked UK, shows that Welsh voters from across the political spectrum are strongly supportive of well-enforced regulations, and value them for the role they play in keeping society running smoot
The Shadow Minister for Economy, Russell George MS, has reacted to the online report that a decision will not be reached until “the last moment” on whether Wales’ tourism sector will reopen in time for East
WALKIES are a part of daily life for all guide dog owners – and this one is no exception. Andy Muxlow, of Cwmaman, is so delighted with new guide dog Ernie that he has vowed to walk a total of 200 miles with him during March to raise money for Guide Dogs Cymru.
New figures released today reveal that almost 12,500 patients across the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) region have still been able to receive medical consultations during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite not being able to visit the GP surgery or other healthcare setting in pers
Diabetes UK Cymru has launched a radio ad campaign in Wales to show that anyone can develop type 1 diabetes, tell people what the main symptoms of the condition are and urge them to get a finger-prick test with their GP if they are concerned.
The Council is pleased to confirm that the Ynysangharad Park (M&S) Bridge in Pontypridd will reopen later this week, as the significant scheme to repair the structure following Storm Dennis is nearing completion.
A new Clinical Research Centre designed to enhance Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB’s research work and give patients access to new therapies, treatments and therapeutics has opened at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant.
Welcome to Young Carers’ Action Day – 16 March 2021.
Young carers are children or young people who take a significant role in caring for a family member. The family member could be suffering from physical or mental health problems, a disability or drug and alcohol problems.
In its newly-published report, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in Wales recommends that learning from the COVID-19 pandemic is used to ensure that infection prevention and control (IPC) nursing teams are recognised as an essential contributor to patient protection and safety.
Rhondda Cynon Taf student Alfie Ford is giving something back to his community during lockdown, by providing care packages to key workers in his locality. He has also been awarded £1,000 for his chosen charity, the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital due to his generosity.
Have you been spending more time on your phone or laptop? The way we spend our time has been changing as a result of COVID-19. Whether it’s during a lockdown or as we adjust to new norms, it’s likely you’ve been spending more time on your devices.
The Council has appointed a contractor to deliver a major Welsh Government-funded scheme on the A4059 between Asda and Tinney’s roundabouts in Aberdare – to ensure the road is more resilient during heavy rainfall.
Patients who attend the Royal Glamorgan Hospital (RGH) with a minor injury late in the evening are being offered a choice of waiting to be seen or returning the following day for a timed appointment, under a new pilot scheme to reduce waiting times.
Swansea University and Children in Wales launched a survey at the end of 2020, to develop a better understand of the impact of the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) provision.
Residents and businesses in Mountain Ash town centre will shortly receive a letter outlining upcoming work to demolish two buildings in Oxford Street – to enable significant future improvements at Rhos Square.
Residents, developers and landowners are reminded that the first stage of the process to revise and replace the current Local Development Plan will soon end – with the Call for Candidate Sites closing at the end of the month.
A Rhondda Cynon Taf student has won the Welsh Government’s Stay At Home poster competition, beating hundreds of other entries across Wales in the fight to keep everyone safe and promoting the key COVID-19 safety message.
Cabinet Members have agreed for a detailed review of Rhondda Cynon Taf’s special schools to be undertaken – with the intention of bringing forward future investment proposals to improve current provision and meet growing demand.
A leading cancer consultant from Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, is urging anyone with worrying symptoms not to let the ongoing lockdown put them off getting checked by their GP or miss scheduled tests or treatment.
The Council has submitted a planning application for the future A465 Cynon Gateway North (link road to A465) highways scheme – an important landmark following the Pre Application Consultation that took place during autumn 2020.
Cabinet has received a five-year update on the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal – outlining progress on the South Wales Metro and wider investment to help develop exciting projects such as the Porth Transport Hub and Zip World.
MACS pupils have once again shown how much talent is in the Cynon Valley! Launched just under one month ago, we have received hundreds of entries for homework, creative and stage competitions in this slightly different Eisteddfod for 2021.
Mountain Ash Golf Club nestles on top of Cefnpennar mountain with breathtaking views to the north as far as the Brecon Beacons and stunning views of the surrounding Cynon Valley.
Founded in 1908, and although not long, measuring 5345 yards, 5002 yards for ladies on our forward tees (5825 off blue tees) it provides a stern but enjoyable test of golf. As you would imagine being a heathland mountain course the course drains extremely well which supports our aim to keep our greens open twelve months of the year.