Coronavirus response - Council Leader announces closure of all play areas

The Council Leader has announced all play areas across the County Borough will be closed from this evening (March 22) in an effort to adhere to and encourage the social distancing guidelines issued by the UK Government and Welsh Government

22 March 2020

The Council is working to utilise school settings to provide childcare for parents and carers employed in "essential services"

The Council is working to 're-purpose' schools from Monday to provide a childcare setting for parents and carers employed in critical services (as defined by the UK and Welsh Government).

20 March 2020

Council Leader issues update on Coronavirus response

The Council Leader has updated Members of the Council on the steps being taken by the Authority in making arrangements for prioritising service delivery in key areas, and also outlining the potentially significant impact that Coronavirus...

20 March 2020

Second Llys Cadwyn building handed over to the Council

The contractor for the Llys Cadwyn development in Pontypridd has handed the second building over to the Council

20 March 2020

Service announcements due to Coronavirus (March 18)

The Council has made a series of announcements relating to closures and cancellations in response to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak

18 March 2020

Council Leader Issues Appeal to Former Social Care Workers

As the National Health Emergency caused by the coronavirus continues to develop across the UK and in Wales, RCT Council are making an appeal to all former social care workers to consider coming back to work....

17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We want to reassure residents that, in collaboration with our partners, all necessary steps will be taken to ensure the wellbeing of our communities.

16 March 2020

Update on Ynysangharad War Memorial Park

An update on the reopening of Ynysangharad War Memorial Park and latest position at the National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, has been provided at today's meeting of the Major Incident Recovery Board.

10 March 2020

Elected Members agree the Council's Budget Strategy for 2020/21

Full Council has agreed the Council's 2020/21 Budget Strategy – delivering one of the lowest Council Tax rises in Wales, an increase of £12.7m for schools and additional and important new funding for youth engagement and children's services

06 March 2020

Continued inspection of tip sites and landslips following Storm Dennis

The Council has provided an update on its inspection of tips across Rhondda Cynon Taf after Storm Dennis and the further heavy rainfall which has followed

06 March 2020