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Welsh Guards granted Freedom of Rhondda Cynon Taf

A special ceremony was held in Pontypridd Photo: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

The Welsh Guards have been granted the Freedom of Rhondda Cynon Taf today.

Hundreds joined in celebrations at Pontypridd, which included a ceremony at Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, and a parade through the town.

A parade took place through the town Credit: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

The Freedom of the County Borough is the highest civic honour that can be bestowed and has been done so in recognition of The Welsh Guards service and strong links to the area.

Members of the public joined in the celebrations Credit: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council
The Freedom of the Borough is the highest civic honour Credit: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council