Second phase of consultation for 2021/22 Budget now underway

The Council has today started a second phase of public consultation on its 2021/22 Budget – with residents, businesses and other stakeholders now invited to have their say on the specific proposals as outlined in a Draft Budget Strategy

29 January 2021

Covid Recovery support for businesses from the Valleys Taskforce

New funding secured from the Valleys Taskforce is now available to provide Covid Recovery support to businesses in 28 local retail areas across Rhondda Cynon Taf – that builds on an existing grant launched in December for town centres

27 January 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is once again proud to be supporting Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 (Wednesday, January 27) and its theme 'Be The Light In The Darkness.'

27 January 2021

National Eisteddfod in RCT postponed until 2024

The Management Board of the National Eisteddfod has announced a further year's postponement of the next three National Eisteddfod events

27 January 2021

Ysgol Llyn-y-Forwyn investment proposals could be progressed

Cabinet could agree to progress proposals for a new £8.5m school for Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Llyn-y-Forwyn – which would deliver 21st Century facilities and improve the quality of Welsh Medium primary education in Ferndale

26 January 2021

Flood alleviation scheme at Granville Terrace now underway

The Council has begun an important flood alleviation scheme at Granville Terrace in Mountain Ash to carry out repairs and help improve the control of debris in the watercourse – requiring a local road closure at Allen Street

26 January 2021

Touchless technology to be trialled at six pedestrian crossings

The Council will begin to install touchless technology at six busy pedestrian crossings, in a trial funded by Welsh Government as part of its support for sustainable transport measures in response to COVID-19

26 January 2021

Covid-19 Community Vaccination Centre expanding

The Covid-19 Community Vaccination Centre at the Council's Ty Trevithick office in Abercynon is expanding, with capacity being increased as well as the centre operating seven days a week.

22 January 2021

Draft Budget Strategy for 2021/22 to be considered by Cabinet

Cabinet will next week consider a Draft Budget Strategy for the forthcoming financial year which includes an increase of £2.2m for the schools budget and what is once again likely to be the lowest council tax rise in Wales

22 January 2021

Coed Ely modern business unit now handed over to the Council

The new £3.93m modern business unit for Coed Ely has been handed over to the Council by its contractor – and several expressions of interest from potential future tenants have already been received

22 January 2021