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Installing the historic Iron Tram Bridge following its restoration

The sympathetically restored elements of the Iron Tram Bridge in Trecynon are now being delivered to the works site for their installation. The Scheduled Ancient Monument, built in the early 1800s, is on course to reopen in October

15 September 2023

Proposal to transfer Rhigos pupils to the new Hirwaun Primary School

Cabinet will consider recommendations by Council Officers to close Rhigos Primary School and transfer pupils to Hirwaun – with a decline of pupil numbers in Rhigos projected to continue, and the old school buildings needing significant work

15 September 2023

RCT Council and Partners Jobs Fair 2023

Explore your career opportunities at RCT Council and Partners Jobs Fair, 2023!

14 September 2023

Pumpkin picking and spooky fun at A Welsh Coal Mining Experience, Rhondda Heritage Park Museum

Halloween Spooktacular returns to A Welsh Coal Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park Museum on 30th and 31st October, and this year the event has even more to offer.

14 September 2023

New default 20mph speed limit to come into effect across Wales

Residents are reminded that the Welsh Government default 20mph speed limit for Wales starts on September 17. Here, we've included links to useful information from Welsh Government about what to expect from Sunday

13 September 2023

Positive progress towards Llanharan Footbridge replacement

Piling work is now completed on the southern embankment and the Council is pleased to confirm that a successful pile test was carried out on Friday, September 8

12 September 2023

Foster Wales RCT

As Welsh Government moves ahead with plans to remove profit from the care of looked-after children, Foster Wales Rhondda Cynon Taf highlights the benefits of fostering with a local authority.

12 September 2023

Council statement on RAAC concrete investigations

It can be confirmed that Rhondda Cynon Taf has no reported instances of RAAC in our schools. Officers are now undertaking further studies, which are currently underway in-line with Welsh Government's advice on this matter

08 September 2023

Update on Maindy Road Bridge Works

Progress on the demolition placement of the Maindy Road Bridge has progressed well, with works running between 7-10 days ahead of schedule.

08 September 2023

Work starts on site towards the Muni Arts Centre redevelopment

The Council is delighted to announce its multi-million pound redevelopment of the Muni Arts Centre is now officially underway! Contractors have started work to revitalise the much-loved Pontypridd venue and reopen it next summer

07 September 2023

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