A team of three Year 8 students from Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun in Hirwaun has fought off tough competition from hundreds of schools across Great Britain to win the Wales prize in Shell’s national schools’ competition, The Bright Ideas Challenge.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is as disappointed and concerned as residents are to learn that an empty recycling bag from this Authority was found within plastic waste from across the UK outside a town near the Malaysia capital of Kuala Lumpur.
Today, the Wales Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub launch a Welsh Government funded campaign to urge people to take the time to be kind to help reduce the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences.
The purpose of the Abercwmboi Photo Archive Project is to tell the story of Cap Coch and Abercwmboi through photographs of the people and places that have made this village.
A local history group has been formed and through them a collection of images and photographs are being built. Abercwmboi has a strong industrial history but it also has a rich cultural, commercial and rural heritage.