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Tree felling in Cyfarthfa Park

06 Oct 2015

As part of the HLF funded Parks for People scheme, there’s a requirement for the trees on either side of the main drive leading up to the castle and the large trees behind the miniature railway to be …

The Consumer Rights Acts 2015

01 Oct 2015

New consumer legislation which may affect your business will come into effect from 1st October.  To find out more information on the Consumer Rights Act 2015, please select the following link:  The Co…

Project Riverside’s latest news bulletin

29 Sep 2015

Project Riverside has continued to progress quickly through the last few months and is close to being finished despite another very wet summer. For further information on the progress of the works and…

Closure of Bridge Street Bridge, Aberfan

29 Sep 2015

Closure of Bridge Street Bridge, Aberfan, biodiversity benefits and a bold new future for the former Merthyr Vale Colliery site Opened in 1912 as one of the earliest reinforced concrete bridges, Bridg…

Roman Run 2015

10 Sep 2015

The annual Tydfilian’s Roman Run took place this year on Saturday 5th September 2015.  The race was restarted in 1980 to commemorate the Martyrdom of Tydfil 1600 years ago, and follows the route betw…

The Red Ensign flag flying in Merthyr Tydfil

03 Sep 2015

Today, on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is flying the Red Ensign at the Civic Centre to raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarer…

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty visits young carers in Merthyr Tydfil

27 Aug 2015

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, met with a group of Merthyr Tydfil Young Carers this week (Monday, 24th August).  The visit took place at the Voluntary Action Cent…

Official opening of the newly improved Railway Access

26 Aug 2015

Leader of the Council, Councillor Brendan Toomey today officially opened the recently improved Railway Station access, along with His Worship the Mayor, Councillor David Isaac and the Mayoress, Debora…

£7million project launched in Torfaen

24 Aug 2015

A new £7million project to tackle unemployment amongst over 25 year olds in the south Wales valleys was announced today in Torfaen by the finance and government business minister, Jane Hutt. The Bridg…

Merthyr Tydfil Local Authority sweeps the board with pupils’ school results

20 Aug 2015

Standards are rising for children at all ages across Merthyr Tydfil’s schools This year more children than ever before have gained a good start in their learning and have achieved beyond expectation…

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