Bin Collection Dates


Just moved house?

Not Sure when to put your rubbish out?

RCT's website is the place to go!

Seriously, nothing is worse than having rubbish blowing down the street, so if you want to check when your bin is due to be collected click here to find out. 

You will need to enter your postcode, and once you have found out 'your colour' download the relevant calendar.




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How Many weeks until Christmas?


Community activist Ioan Bellin has asked the newly elected Llantwit Fardre Community Council over the summer whether they would still go ahead with a Christmas event planned by the previous council.

Ioan said:

"I was very happy to have it confirmed that the show will go on on. Look out for the event the weekend of the 2 December. Many thanks to the Council Clerk Leanne Handley and all the staff at the council for organising the event."




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Park Lane Surgery

Update from Danny Grehan, Plaid Cymru's Tonyrefail East Councillor on difficulties contacting Park Lane Surgery

The biggest complaint on the doorstep during the local election was the fact that it is such an ordeal to get through to the surgery. 


I am glad to say that their present phone contract comes to an end soon, and they will be installing a new system, which will make it easier to get through to the surgery.

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Breathing Life into Groesfaen


Groesfaen Community Councillor, Carole Willis, is conducting a survey to see what demand there is for improving the amount of community activities are offered in the village.

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Reshaping Democracy


A meeting was held in the Otley Arms, Trefforest on Wednesday, 27 September 2017) to discuss how improvements can be made in the way we do our democracy.

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Do the small things!

A new bench on Collenna, with an amazing view over the cwm. New councillors get new things - it may be a small thing, but every little counts! @dannygrehan



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Llantwit Fardre Speeding




A bid for funding to review road safety along the main road at Llantwit Fardre has been ruled out.

steve_owen_main_road.jpgRoad safety campaigner Steven Owen said: “It is disappointing that the bid to the Labour Government in Wales by the council for Road Safety Grant cash was not successful.


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Reshaping Welsh Democracy



Otley Arms, Trefforest, 27th September 2017

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Pontypridd Redevelopment Planning


On Thursday 9th September the proposed Taff Vale Development went before RCT's Planning Committee.

It got planning permission and although Plaid Cymru support the investment in Pontypridd, Heledd Fychan the Plaid Cymru Councillor for the Town spoke at the meeting to express some of the concerns of residents, so they are on record:

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Plaid Cymru welcome action on microbeads ban

microbeads.JPG“More than 8 million tonnes of plastic reaches the oceans each year, affecting at least 136 species of marine life, such as sea birds.

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