Cabinet agrees consultation on Council Tax premiums for long-term empty properties

Cabinet has agreed to begin a consultation on introducing a Council Tax premium for long-term empty properties – to reduce the number and have a positive impact upon local communities

22 November 2019

Another award-winning apprentice at RCT Council

A Rhondda Cynon Taf Council apprentice has once again won a national award, in recognition of the work that they undertake and the learning they have achieved.

22 November 2019

You can now have your say on the Council's 2020/21 budget

Residents can now have their say on the Council's 2020/21 budget through an online survey and at 12 public events across November and December – in the first of two phases which make up this year's consultation

21 November 2019

Cabinet agrees for consultation on proposed Business Rate Reduction Scheme

Cabinet has agreed to consult upon introducing a local Business Rate Reduction Scheme which, if agreed, would help up to 500 businesses across Rhondda Cynon Taf pay their business rates in the next financial year

21 November 2019

Cabinet agrees year-long pilot period for direct cremations

Cabinet has agreed for the Council to introduce a reduced cremation fee for funeral directors in Rhondda Cynon Taf offering direct cremations – in an initial one-year pilot period starting next month

21 November 2019

Drainage improvement scheme to begin in Aberdare

The Council will shortly begin a drainage improvement scheme at two streets within Aberdare – requiring temporary traffic lights at a section of Cardiff Road for a short period of time, to facilitate the works

20 November 2019

Get Nominating for Professional Teaching Awards Cymru

Nominations have opened for the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru so now is the perfect time to celebrate the hard-work of school staff in Rhondda Cynon Taf!

15 November 2019

Progress update - Pontypridd Extra Care scheme in Graig

The Council has provided an update on construction of the Pontypridd Extra Care scheme in Graig – with groundworks well underway and the construction of the main building to begin in the New Year

15 November 2019

Additional funding allocated through Active Travel Fund 2019/20

Additional funding of £1.18m for 2019/20 has been awarded to the Council through Welsh Government's Active Travel Fund, for a number of targeted schemes across the County Borough

15 November 2019

Christmas in RCT

Christmas is coming and you can celebrate in a Rhondda Cynon Taf Town Centre near you!

14 November 2019