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  • 20MPH update
    Many of you will have heard that the Welsh Government announced a review of 20mph areas across Wales. Residents who have a view on a particular area in Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC can ask RCT Council to review the position. This could be to ask for a review to change to 30mph or to support […]
  • Christmas shop fronts
    The Town Council would like to thank all the local businesses who have decorated their shops this year for Christmas. We were amazed at how good many of the designs and decorating has been. You have really helped make Pontyclun a great place to be at Christmas and this has been noted online where we […]
  • Christmas tree competition
    This year we are delighted to be holding a Community Christmas tree competition around the Town of Pontyclun. 9Community groups are taking part this year. Each of the groups has been given a 5ft tree to decorate and the trees will be displayed in 9 shops in the main shopping area of Pontyclun. We are […]
  • Town status for Pontyclun
    Mae’r Cyngor Cymuned yn gofyn am farn trigolion a busnesau Pontyclun ynglŷn â’r cynnig i wneud Pont-y-clun yn Swyddogol dref Mae Pontyclun yn “dref” fywiog sydd wedi’i lleoli yn Ne Cymru ac sydd â llawer i’w gynnig i’w thrigolion ac ymwelwyr. Mae ei gyfleusterau ac adnoddau niferus yn ei gwneud yn gyrchfan ddeniadol i bobl […]
  • Defibrillators in Pontyclun
    We all know that in the event of an emergency having access to a defibrillator quickly can save a life. So to help people know where these are we have prepared a list which is included here and on the map below. If we have missed any out please do let us know and we […]
  • Picnic in the park 2023
    Picnic in the park is back for the 5th time, bigger and better with a range of family friendly games, activities, fun and food. Come along with your family to browse the various stalls, play the games, fill up with food or just chill on the grass with a drink. There is something for everyone […]
  • Forest Wood Quarry – planning applications – 22/1149/10 and 22/1126/10
    The Community Council met to discuss these two planning applications and resolved to object to the proposals. At our meeting which was well attended by the public we agreed to publish our objections. Details about the applications can be found on the RCT planning website here Below is an extract from our letter to RCT […]
  • Community Governor at Y Pant school
    Y Pant School are looking for a new Community Governor. If you are interested please see more details in the attachment below and complete the application form. Closing date is 17th November 2022 Community Governor Advert
  • Vacancy for a Councillor in Pontyclun Central
    Pontyclun Community Council currently has a vacancy for a Councillor in the Pontyclun Central ward which will be filled through the process of co-option. Co-opted Councillors have the same rights and responsibilities as those Councillors who obtain office through election. The role is varied and enables local people to use their skills and experience to […]
  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 2
    Pontyclun Community Council was saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty the Queen Our sadness at this time is shared by people across the globe, as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by our longest serving Monarch. Known for her sense of duty and her devotion to a […]