Virtual offer for young people ever increasing via YEPS service

The Council's Youth Engagement and Participation Service (YEPS) continues to expand its daily activity and support for young people – from virtual youth clubs to Zoom challenges, Instant Messaging sessions and online activities

29 April 2020

Providing Vital Care In Our Communities

Caring for the most vulnerable people living in our communities across RCT is a job that Natalie Eshelby finds so rewarding, none more so than during these most difficult of times.

28 April 2020

Carers Going Above And Beyond

When a resident in his 90's at Tŷ Heulog Extra Care, Talbot Green, lost his wife of over 70 years and was unable to attend the funeral, the staff at the facility decided to arrange a private wake for him.

28 April 2020

Providing Home Meals To Our Communities

Juggling family life with a full-time job can be difficult under normal circumstances - but there are many Council frontline workers who are continuing to do just that even during this national emergency.

24 April 2020

Protective visors donated to Community Meals staff by local school

Our Community Meals team is now delivering hundreds of meals to residents each day – and staff are benefiting from a kind donation of protective visors produced by St John Baptist Church in Wales High School, Aberdare

24 April 2020

Bulky Waste Collections to be Reinstated

Based upon the availability of current resources, the Council will reinstate the collection of 'Bulky Waste' items for residents from Monday 27th April.

22 April 2020

Keeping Our Communities Connected

The Council's seven Community Resilience Centres are 'vital cogs in the wheels of our communities," according to one centre manager, whose team helps hundreds of individuals each day.

22 April 2020

RCT Trading Standards – safeguarding work with vulnerable residents

The Council's Trading Standards department is undertaking significant work to protect residents from Coronavirus-related scams, including additional safeguarding exercises with those who are particularly vulnerable

21 April 2020

Deliberate Fires Endanger Lives And Destroy Environment

a taskforce set up to reduce the number of deliberate fires across the region, and we are urging residents not to be tempted to burn garden or household waste.

20 April 2020

Bus services to be reinstated between Talbot Green and Bridgend

Bus services between Talbot Green and Bridgend will be reinstated from April 20, in order to serve the communities of Pontyclun, Llanharry, Llanharan and Brynna on Mondays to Saturdays

17 April 2020