Current Rhondda Cynon Taff News
Rhondda Cynon Taf council approves 4.5% council tax hike - WalesOnline
Peter Crews, Rhondda Cynon Taff's Unison representative, said: “If some of the councillors spent more time looking at the budget and the services provided to the community, it would provide a better way forward. “Ideas were suggested about cutting an ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:06:34 GMT
The South Wales Valleys have some of the highest levels of unqualified adults ... - WalesOnline
An RCT spokesman said: “Given the social-economic background of the post-industrial area, it is not surprising that the percentage of non-qualified people in Rhondda Cynon Taff is at this level. “However, the council has worked tirelessly to tackle ...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:05:53 GMT
Car crime gang targeting Rhondda in 'stealing to order' spree - WalesOnline
South Wales Police is urging car owners to be vigilant following a spike in the number of car crimes across Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr – with Rhondda bearing the brunt. Police have recorded 81 car-related crimes in the Rhondda since December 1, ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:45:15 GMT
Singers team up to record 'Save the Muni' protest single - WalesOnline
Stephen J Preston, the musical director of last year's successful RCT pantomime, wrote the “Sold Out” song with help from Amy Wadge, who has previously teamed up with Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and Ed Sheeran. Stephen J Preston, the musical director of ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:06:25 GMT
Young Welsh rockers set to record with legendary Rolling Stones producer - WalesOnline
Made up of school friends from Rhondda Cynon Taff the band got together just three years ago , but even in that short space of time they've already receivd some impressive plaudits. “We got 14,00 votes and came second in a national student battle of ...
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 06:24:54 GMT
Councils in action: Torfaen CBC - Local Government Chronicle
The project is led by Torfaen CBC in partnership with the local authorities of Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taff and the Coleg Y Cymoedd. Since its launch, the economic situation has worsened, with Bridges into ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:29:40 GMT
Cynon Valley Museum campaigners plan 'peaceful demonstration' in Aberdare - WalesOnline
The Phase Two proposal to close the museum is part of Rhondda Cynon Taff council's bid to slash its budget by £70m in the next four years, as it adjusts to a reduced budget from the UK Government. Consultations officially end on February 24, just two ...
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:03:25 GMT
Snow forecast for Wales on Friday as Met Office issues weather warning - WalesOnline
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning, expecting snowfall from shortly after midnight on Friday through most of the morning. Its warning covers Powys, Wrexham, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, ...
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:26:09 GMT