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RCT Tourism Strategy will be adopted by the Council

Following agreement by Cabinet, the Council will now adopt the proposed RCT Tourism Strategy to promote the County Borough to visitors – after the strategy was updated using feedback from a consultation earlier this year

24 September 2021

Active Travel Fund 2021/22 – Council awarded additional funding

The Council has secured an additional £661,000 from Welsh Government's Active Travel Fund for 2021/22 – which will be used for pedestrian crossing improvements, recreational route enhancements and further Taff Trail works

24 September 2021

New £9m school building for YGG Llyn-y-Forwyn formally agreed

Cabinet has formally agreed £9m plans to provide Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Llyn-y-Forwyn in Ferndale with a new school building – utilising a new site to deliver improved facilities and expand the local Welsh Medium primary offer

23 September 2021

Council to improve and adopt seven private roads in pilot projects

Cabinet has agreed pilot projects to deliver highways improvements at seven private roads, including carrying out a Welsh Government pilot for one of the locations. Each road will then be permanently adopted by the Council

22 September 2021

Plans For A New Country Park

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Cabinet has approved plans for land at Clydach Vale to be officially designated as a Country Park.

22 September 2021

Section 19 Flood Investigation Report – Storm Dennis (Cilfynydd)

The Council has published its third Section 19 Flood Investigation Report following Storm Dennis – with the latest detailed report focusing on the flooding, preparedness and response within the community of Cilfynydd

21 September 2021

Its time to Step it up RCT and Recycle

Wales may be a small country, but when it comes to recycling, we punch way above our weight. We're already the third best recycling nation in the world, and now we're calling on everyone in Wales to join together to help make us first!

20 September 2021

Council Issues Update on Castle Inn Bridge

The Council has issued an update on the Castle Inn Bridge in Treforest – and is working closely with both Cadw and NRW to develop a programme of works for the structure to be replaced and reopened in the future.

17 September 2021

Supporting National Teaching Assistants' Day

The Council is supporting National Teaching Assistants' Day on Thursday, September 16, celebrating the valuable contribution they have made to education across Rhondda Cynon Taf throughout the pandemic.

16 September 2021

Over 80,000 Visitors To Lido Ponty In 2021!

Over 80,000 people have so far visited the National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, in 2021 – making this the second busiest year at the much-loved facility since it reopened in 2015.

16 September 2021

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