Police are appealing for help following the death of a street lighting worker on the Heads of the Valleys road.
The 42-year-old was installing street lighting on the A465 between Cefn Coed and Baverstocks roundabout when an incident occurred yesterday afternoon. A 39-year-old man has been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries.
The electrician was taken to Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr at 3pm and later died. South Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive are both investigating.
South Wales Police would like to hear from anyone travelling through the area between 2pm and 3pm and witnessed work being carried out on the lighting installation prior to the arrival of the emergency services. Please call 101 with information.
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Fancy being Harry Potter for the day?
A world record attempt for the most Harry Potters in one place is being held this Friday in Merthyr.
The Guiness Book of World Records will be judging the event.
The current record is 551 Harry Potters, but organisers are aiming to complete the record with at least 1000 people involved.
Entrants to the record attempt are required to wear a black robe, glasses, have a fake scar and carry a wand.
The event starts at 12.30 p.m. at Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr.
It's being organised to raise funds for the hybu charity.
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A 20-year old who went missing on Monday has been found safe and well.
Macauley Hughes is from from Merthyr Tydfil.
Gwent Police put out the appeal after Macauley was spotted in Newport bus station.
Police are appealing for information to try and locate a missing 20 year old from Merthyr Tydfil.
Macauley Hughes was seen last night in Newport bus station.
Macauley is last known to be wearing black tracksuit bottoms, black slip on shoes, a blue and grey t-shirt, black hooded jumper and a black body warmer.
Gwent police ask anyone with information is asked to call 101.
Gwent Police are appealing for information to find a 33 year old man from the Merthyr Tydfil area.
They would like to speak to Robert Stansfield following a burglary.
The burglary occurred on May 29 at a property on Queen Victoria Street in Tredegar.
Car keys and a rose gold Peugeot 208 were stolen.
Anyone with information relating to their whereabouts of Robert Stansfield is asked to call 101.
A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment after being hit by a car which failed to stop in Merthyr Tydfil.
The incident took place on Sunday 29th May 2016 at around 9.15pm on Glantaff Road in Toedyrhiw.
It involved the pedestrian who suffered non-life threatening injuries and a small blue Citroen which failed to stop.
South Wales Police would like to speak to any person who witnessed the collision or the driving of the vehicle and have not yet contacted them.
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Hundreds of people have gathered at Ffos-y-fran near Merthyr Tydfil to try and shut down the UK's largest opencast coal mine.
The 'End Coal Now' camp is being organised by climate activist network Reclaim the Power, just days before Wales goes to the polls to vote in the Assembly election.
Participants are calling for a ban on opencast coal mining across Wales and the UK and the creation of thousands of green jobs.
"The local community have battled the giant Ffos-y-fran mine polluting their homes and our planet for nearly a decade. Now we are joining them to resist coal company Miller Argent's attempts to override local democracy and force through a new mine next door. Last April, the Welsh Assembly voted for a moratorium on opencast coal mining but the government ignored them. Wales deserves a transition away from polluting energy, towards clean energy and thousands of jobs. Our camp will show the candidates running for election that the public demands a ban on opencast coal mining across Wales, and the rest of the UK."
Coal company Miller Argent though say they employ more than two hundred local people and support affordable electricity generation.
Nicola Hendy reports: