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The beautiful and accessible countryside and leisure facilities of Merthyr Tydfil will play host at the end of the month to a week of events aimed at getting people of all ages out and about. Merthyr…

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Joint statement from Cwm Taf and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Boards on the Bridgend boundary change Back in December last year, Welsh Government launched a 3 month public consultation whi…

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A by-election has been called following the resignation of Councillor Rhonda Braithwaite in the Gurnos Ward.  Polling stations will be open between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 29 July 2018, but if you ca…

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Merthyr Tydfil’s oldest golf club has launched an academy with the aim of attracting more female and junior players to the sport. Over £30,000 has been invested in creating a three-hole academy course…

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From Monday 4 June 2018 learner drivers are able to take driving lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales, although it will not be compulsory for everyone to do so. The aim is to help to ma…

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Universal Credit claims will start in Merthyr Tydfil on 27th June, 2018. You will need to claim Universal Credit if you are on a low income or out of work, as it replaces:  Housing Benefit Income Sup…

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As a nation, we spent over £203 billion on food and drink last year alone. But the safety of our food is often something we take for granted. So this week, as part of National Food Safety Week (4th –…

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KEOLISAMEY has unveiled bold plans for the Wales and Borders rail network and the development of the South Wales Metro working in partnership with Transport for Wales (TfW). £1.9billion will be invest…

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A logo designed by a Merthyr Tydfil schoolgirl will become a familiar sight on the streets of the county borough as part of the Council’s campaign to promote the Welsh language. The artwork of 10-year…

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A Merthyr Tydfil man has been prosecuted for failing to remove a build-up up of ‘foul smelling’ dog mess in his garden. Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates fined Aaron Williams of Bryn Street £500 plus costs,…

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