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Extending the Real Living Wage to Council contracted adult independent social care sector workers

The Council could formally make a commitment to ensure Council-contracted adult independent social care workers, and all direct payment recipients, in Rhondda Cynon Taf are paid at least the Real Living Wage – by helping independent...

28 September 2021

Council Leader responds to Welsh Government coal tips call

Councillor Andrew Morgan: "I fully support the Finance and Local Government Minister's calls for Wales to receive its fair share of funding to effectively tackle this legacy issue"

28 September 2021

Supporting Our Armed Forces Community And Military Families

The daughter of a Falklands War hero who was killed during the bombing of the Sir Galahad almost 40 years ago says she is grateful to the Council's Armed Forces Veterans Service.

28 September 2021

Council 'Highly Commended' At Management Awards

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has been 'Highly Commended' at the Excellence in People Management Awards 2021, which were held during the Public Services People Managers Association Virtual Conference.

28 September 2021

Rules to reduce alcohol-related anti-social behaviour extended

The rules enforcing 'no alcohol zones' on the streets of Aberdare and Pontypridd town centres will be extended by three years – after Cabinet agreed a new Public Spaces Protection Order having considered consultation feedback

27 September 2021

Lido Ponty extends season to Oct 17

The incredible team at the National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, have done it again – extending the current season by another two weeks until October 17th!

24 September 2021

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

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