Murder investigation launched after man, 21, dies following alleged attack outside pub

A 21-year-old man has died following an alleged attack outside a pub. In the early hours of Sunday, October 17, officers were called to reports of an assault on a man outside the Colliers Arms in Penywaun, Aberdare, just after 1am. The man was taken to Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales where he has since… Continue reading Murder investigation launched after man, 21, dies following alleged attack outside pub

Railway line between Aberdare and Pontypridd to close for more than two weeks

A major Valleys railway line will be closed for weeks to enable engineering works to take place. Transport for Wales (TfW) has this week confirmed, in order to push ahead with transformational plans for the South Wales Metro, that major work will be undertaken in the Cynon Valley over the next few weeks. As a… Continue reading Railway line between Aberdare and Pontypridd to close for more than two weeks

Bridge damaged during Storm Dennis to remain shut for rest of the year as it is removed and repaired

A bridge will be brought back into use next year after being removed, repaired and put back into place. This week Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council announced it has appointed a contractor to repair the Penydarren Tramroad Bridge, in Trecynon, after scheduled monument consent was received from Cadw earlier this year. The Grade II… Continue reading Bridge damaged during Storm Dennis to remain shut for rest of the year as it is removed and repaired