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The Revenues and Benefits sections have introduced Citizens Access which allows customers to better access the services that the section provides:  Citizens Access Revenues will allow customers to: R…

Goetre food and fun

Despite it being their school holiday, more than 100 Merthyr Tydfil schoolchildren have chosen to go back to the classroom this week – with the emphasis on having fun while at the same time learning v…

Further funding for active travel and Merthyr Tunnel plans

People in Merthyr Tydfil will soon have more opportunities to get around by bicycle and safer walking routes following the County Borough Council’s successful application for funding. A total £365,000…

Community spurred into action in McDonald’s-backed makeover

A Merthyr Tydfil community is looking cleaner and greener as the result of an exercise in good neighbourliness by its local McDonald's restaurant. The green spaces around Cyfarthfa are neater and more…

TIC opening

Merthyr Tydfil’s growing status as an activity tourism destination is set to continue, with the county borough bucking the national trend towards closure of Tourist Information Centres. Cuts to local…

Eels at Cyfarthfa

Eels are swimming in Merthyr Tydfil’s Cyfarthfa Lake for the first time in more than 100 years, after being reintroduced as part of a South Wales-wide biodiversity plan. Talks between the South East W…

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Following public consultation on the Replacement LDP ‘Preferred Strategy’ in July and October 2017 Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council (MTCBC) has approved for consultation purposes a ‘Deposit Plan’…

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A landmark new national well-being website will be launched across Wales this week at the Royal Welsh Show. Dewis Cymru provides information about a wide range of local and national services that can…

Venture Out canoing

Merthyr Tydfil people who would like to hone their canoeing skills – or even try their hand at the sport for the first time – will get the chance next month at Cyfarthfa Park Lake. The Venture Out pro…

St Mary's School RRS Award

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School has become the first school in Merthyr Tydfil to achieve a prestigious national children’s rights award. The school has been awarded the Unicef Rights Respecting Scho…

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