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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…

We need your views on our plans and priorities for older people’s health and social care services in Cwm Taf

18 Aug 2015

Due to changes in the law and the growing number of older people in our area, your local councils and health board are working together to look at new plans and priorities for older people’s health an…

Loan sharks sent to prison at Merthyr Crown Court

17 Aug 2015

Paul Bow, age 51 and Elizabeth Powel, age 48 from the Gurnos in Merthyr Tydfil, have both been sent to prison today at Merthyr Crown Court for being loan sharks. Bow was sentenced to 18 Months and Pow…

College celebrates exceptional A level and BTEC results

13 Aug 2015

13/08/2015 A level and BTEC students at the College Merthyr Tydfil have performed exceptionally well in their academic studies, with a record number of phenomenal results across the board.   The colle…

Aberfan’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) due to open

07 Aug 2015

Aberfan’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) will be re-opening on Monday, 10th August after months of closure whilst it was being relocated and built on land opposite Ynysowen School in orde…

Have your say on plans for the new Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station

29 Jul 2015

We want to know what you think of the plans for the new bus station! All next week the plans will be available to view in the following locations: Monday 3rd to Friday 7th: 9am-1pm every day at the R…

Have your say on 'Active Travel' routes in Merthyr Tydfil

29 Jul 2015

Consultation is underway to find out what ‘Active Travel’ routes you currently use in Merthyr Tydfil, or would like to see developed in the future.  In September 2014 Welsh Government introduced the A…

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