Business support grants to change following Cabinet agreement

Cabinet has agreed proposals to refocus the Council's business support grants due to unprecedented circumstances this year – including establishing new funds dedicated to town centre COVID-19 recovery and flood resilience

25 September 2020

Council to create a Social Letting Agency to meet housing pressures

Cabinet has agreed to the Council creating a Social Letting Agency to manage private rented properties – providing sustainable and affordable housing for those in need and acting as an incentive for vacant properties to be brought into use

25 September 2020

Progress update on repair scheme at Blaen-y-Cwm Road

The Council has provided an update on the significant and complex scheme to repair the river wall at Blaen-y-Cwm Road which was damaged by Storm Dennis – with the first phase of work now underway

25 September 2020

Planning application submitted for Porth Transport Hub

The delivery of the new Porth Transport Hub has taken a significant step forward after planning proposals were submitted to the Council for consent.

25 September 2020

Registration to open for Virtual Nos Galan on October 1

Registration for the first-ever virtual Nos Galan Road Races will open from Thursday, October 1, as the annual New Year's Eve event goes online due to the coronavirus pandemic

24 September 2020

Highways and Education Capital Programmes agreed by Cabinet

Cabinet has agreed the second phase of the Council's supplementary Capital Programmes for 2020/21 – which has confirmed the combined investment of almost £31m across Highways and Education services this year

24 September 2020

Cabinet Members agree to progress A465 Cynon Gateway North

Cabinet has granted officers the authority to progress the next stages of the A465 Cynon Gateway North (Aberdare Bypass) highway scheme – including submitting a planning application and finalising a Compulsory Purchase Order

24 September 2020

RCT Pubs Served Improvement Notices

Six more public houses and licensed premises in Rhondda Cynon Taf have been served with Premises Improvement Notices.

24 September 2020

Please, visit us another time

As areas across the UK are put into local lockdown, three Local Authorities in the heart of South Wales, along with the local Health Board and Police Force, are urging potential visitors to the area to come back at another time.

24 September 2020

Rugby Legend Urges Residents To Keep RCT Safe

Rugby Union legend Alun Wyn Jones is backing Rhondda Cynon Taf Council's COVID-19 appeal to residents as confirmed cases continue to increase across the south-east Wales region, resulting in local restrictions placed on six County Boroughs

23 September 2020