People in Merthyr can pay off their library fines with spare food says the council.Read the full story ›
Pyromaniac Daniel Brown, who set fire to the historic Capel Aberfan, is jailed to protect the public.Read the full story ›
From April, it'll be compulsory for all dogs to be microchipped in Wales and the RSPCA is urging owners to get their pooches chipped now.Read the full story ›
Liam Price was about to be a free man but he started a blaze in his cell after complaining of being "bored" when his TV stopped working.Read the full story ›
A ticket warden has been criticised for issuing a parking ticket to a motorist whose car had broken down on a road in Merthyr Tydfil.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for information after a 69-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint on the drive of his Merthyr home by three hooded men.
Police say the attack happened at around 11.15pm on Thursday 14th January on Swansea Road, Merthyr Tydfil.
Three men wearing dark clothes and balaclava’s have approached the 69 year old victim as he got out of his car on his driveway.
The male victim was grabbed by one of the offenders and threatened with a knife whilst demanding money from within his home.
Thankfully no injuries were sustained to the victim.
The offenders left with a quantity of cash, mobile phones and the victim’s car – a grey Mitsubishi L200 - registration CK59 ZFE which was driven towards Heolgerrig.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101.
Postal workers were handed the almost 'mission impossible' task to track down Derek Showers - and they did it.Read the full story ›
Jan Mahone is having a clear-up after a Nissan Micra came flying through the front window of her bungalow on a quiet street..Read the full story ›
Both a driver and a homeowner had a lucky escape after a car left the road, crashed through a garden wall and smashed through the front wall of a bungalow.
South Wales Police say the collision, involving a Nissan Micra, happened in Quakers Yard, Treharris near Merthyr on Thursday.
Despite damage to the front garden wall and the gate - not to mention the front of the home - police say there were no injuries.
Police want to speak to a man in connection with an incident of a train guard being punched in the head at Merthyr Vale station.Read the full story ›