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INCIDENT UPDATE | Porth RTC - Two hospitalised and an appeal for information

South Wales Police are appealing for information following a serious multi-vehicle collision which occurred on Trebanog Road, Porth at approximately 9am today (Wednesday, 16 Sept).

A coach was in collision with a number of moving and parked vehicles as it travelled along Trebanog Road.

Welsh Government Local restrictions imposed to control Rhondda Cynon Taf outbreak

Coronavirus laws are being tightened in Rhondda Cynon Taf Council area following a sharp increase in cases of the virus, Health Minister Vaughan Gething has confirmed.
 
A range of new measures will come into force from 6pm on Thursday 17thSeptember 2020, to protect people’s

No lockdown for RCT just Local restrictions?

Local restrictions imposed to control Rhondda Cynon Taf outbreak

Coronavirus laws are being tightened in Rhondda Cynon Taf Council area following a sharp increase in cases of the virus, Health Minister Vaughan Gething has confirmed.

Council Leader's Covid-19 update statement

3PM - Tuesday, September 15

The rise in confirmed coronavirus cases locally over the last 14 days (296 at the time of writing) has quite clearly shown that the virus is very much still in circulation in our communities. 

TWO PUBS and a BARBERS Served Notices in RCT

Pubs and businesses across Rhondda Cynon Taf are once again being told to follow the rules or face closure as TWO further PUBS and a BARBERS have been Served Notices in RCT. 

New culvert inlet to reduce the risk of flooding at Pentre Road

In partnership with Natural Resources Wales, the Council will begin significant work to install a new culvert inlet and reduce the risk of flooding in Pentre – as part of a wider comprehensive response following this year’s flood events.

Health Minister’s failure to disclose PHW data breach is ‘unacceptable’

Commenting on the announcement that Public Health Wales has admitted a data breach that saw details of some 18,105 people who tested positive for Covid-19 posted on its website for nearl

Launch of the South Wales Trauma Network

Today (Monday 14 September) saw the official launch of the South Wales Trauma Network, held at the new Major Trauma Centre at the University Hospital of Wales.

Temporary drop-in testing centre in Merthyr Tydfil

There will be a temporary COVID testing centre, located at The Castle Car Park in Merthyr Tydfil, from Wednesday 16th September until Tuesday 22nd September.

Compulsory use of face coverings in public areas from Monday

Welsh Government has announced that residents MUST wear a face covering in shops and indoor public areas from Monday – but the Council continues to ask residents to volunteer to wear them with immediate effect due to the local circumstances in Rhondda Cynon Taf.