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World Mental Health Day

07 Oct 2015

On Friday, 9th October at Merthyr Rugby Club, an event is taking place to mark this year’s World Mental Health Day, which is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. Every yea…

Merthyr Tydfil’s ‘messages in a bottle’ at Cyfarthfa Castle

07 Oct 2015

The history and natural beauty of Merthyr Tydfil is the inspiration for an unusual exhibition of contemporary art starting at Cyfarthfa Castle next week. The Message in a Bottle exhibition by local st…

Exotic new deli debuts Merthyr Tydfil ‘Meanwhile’ shops scheme

07 Oct 2015

The opening of an exotic delicatessen is marking the launch of a scheme to give new entrepreneurs a chance to showcase their goods and services in Merthyr Tydfil town centre. Deli of the Valley, which…

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…

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