Savvy savers Lisa and Mark Davidson from Pontypridd say their day was 'perfect', despite the average wedding now costing over £20,000.
In spite of an overwhelming vote to save a paddling pool in Pontypridd the council say they cannot afford to keep it open.
People in the Valleys town will vote on whether they want the current children's pool to be included in plans to redevelop an historic lido.
A family from Pontypridd have been told they could be waiting up to two years for a disabled parking bay for their severely disabled son.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council recently fitted a disabled lift in their front garden, but the family say it's useless if they can't even park outside their own home. Alexandra Lodge reports.
South Wales Police are asking for information to locate Mark Lindsay Taylor.
The appeal is in connection with an assault on a woman on February 24 in Pontypridd.
He is from the town and believed to be in the area.
A swimming pool in Pontypridd has been closed after "significant health and safety issues" were found.
A Rhondda Cynon Taf Council spokesperson said "a number of significant structural issues" had been identified at the Hawthorn Swimming Pool.
The pool will be drained in order to make it easier to gain access to a roof space above the pool, where "certain areas of concern" are located.
South Wales Police say the 51-year-old man who collapsed in a Pontypridd supermarket on Wednesday is no longer believed to have been the victim of a crime.
The man was found have a stab wound to the stomach.
He has now been discharged from hospital, but faces further questions from officers.
“I am very keen to reassure the community after yesterday’s dramatic events which no doubt caused concern" says Inspector Nigel Griffiths.
“There was speculation that the man involved has been stabbed by somebody but we can now confirm this did not happen."
“I’d like to thank the people of Pontypridd for the cooperation and support they showed in the town centre yesterday afternoon.”
Investigations are continuing tonight after a man was apparently assaulted in Pontypridd town centre this afternoon. Eyewitnesses say the man was stabbed and traffic was stopped as an air ambulance took him to hospital. Mike Griffiths reports.
South Wales Police say the injury to the man involved in an incident in Taff Street, Pontypridd is not life threatening.
At 12.30pm, police and paramedics were called to the Tesco Express store where a 51 year-old man was in need of medical attention for a single puncture wound to his abdomen.
He was taken by air ambulance to the University Hospital of Wales where he is in a stable condition.
The circumstances surrounding this incident as yet are unknown and under investigation.
– Detective Inspector Phil Rees
There were dramatic scenes in Pontypridd this afternoon. We understand people are shocked and there are rumours flying around the community. I urge people to remain calm and would like to assure them that we have a team of officers are trying to establish what happened. We will update them as soon as we know more about what we are dealing with.
A Welsh Ambulance Service says "the Helimed helicopter were dispatched to the scene, and a man with abdominal injuries was airlifted to the University Hospital of Wales.”
Police in Pontypridd are currently dealing with an incident which occurred at around 12:30pm in the area of Taff Street, Pontypridd.
Officers temporarily closed Sardis Road so that a man could be taken by air ambulance to the University Hospital of Wales.The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation but early indications suggest he was assaulted.
It is unknown at this stage how serious his injuries are.
Anyone who was in the area at that time who may have seen anything suspicious is urged to contact police via 101 or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.