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On behalf of the people of Merthyr Tydfil can I please pass on our sincere condolences to all those that have been affected by this dreadful event. What has happened in London this week has shocked th…

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Councillor Kevin O ‘Neill, a former Chief Superintendent Divisional Commander for South Wales Police, was voted in by the Council to lead the organisation and drive forward the priorities for the next…

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A visiting planning expert has praised the council for their regeneration of Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre.  Stephen Wilkinson, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute - the body representing 24,0…

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The location of Merthyr Tydfil’s newest primary school will be decided this autumn after the completion of an extensive public consultation exercise held to determine the best site. The new school bui…

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Marks & Spencer today announces a major community transformation programme as part of Plan A 2025 – its new plan to support 1,000 communities, help 10 million people live happier, healthier lives …

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Merthyr Tydfil is the setting later this month for an ambitious multi-activity weekend of events aimed at getting residents of all ages out and about. The first-ever ‘Stride and Ride’ festival from 23…

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Merthyr Tydfil parents are to be surveyed to gauge future demand for Welsh medium education in the county borough. The local authority is keen to discover what requirements it will have to meet and ho…

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A Merthyr Tydfil father who left a job that prevented him seeing his children has swerved the benefits route by setting up a mobile car repair and maintenance service. Rather than requiring the car be…

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Aberfan Welsh school praised by Estyn for ‘robustly good’ teaching A Merthyr Tydfil Welsh medium primary school has been praised for its ‘robustly good’ teaching standards and ‘exceptionally well-beha…

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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s Chief Executive has picked up a national award celebrating the achievements of inspiring leaders. Gareth Chapman, who was instrumental in developing the governa…

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