Johanna Powell of Pontypridd was asleep when a boat overturned on a river in South East Asia.Read the full story ›
It's sunny, there's not a cloud in the sky, it's packed down the market and all the men are wearing their best suits - it's Pontypridd in 1963.
This beautifully captured film from the ITV/HTV/TWW archive portrays day to day life in 60s Pontypridd.
People are shopping at the market, eating fish and chips and toe-tapping to rock & roll outside the record shop. A nostalgic look back to the way things were.
RSPCA says dogs have have become ill after walking them close Pontypridd Cottage Hospital.Read the full story ›
South Wales Police are appealing for information to help trace a teenager who is missing from Pontypridd.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who has seen 15 year old Adrian Stana, or has information on where he may be.
Adrian was last seen on Llantrisant Road, Pontypridd on Friday 18th September around midday.
He is described as 5’6” tall, of slight build with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue and orange trainers, light blue jeans and a ‘New York’ t-shirt.
It is believed that he may have travelled either to the Midlands or Nottinghamshire area.
South Wales Police would urge anyone who has any information that would help find Adrian to contact them on 101.
A bungling burglar with 224 previous offences was an easy arrest on his 225th - because he woke up a sleeping police officer.
Off-duty Stacy Bolton, 26, sprung into action on her day off when the burglar broke into her home.
She shouted at Jamie Perkins, 39, who fled her home before being arrested minutes later. A court heard the experienced burglar has 224 previous offences - 131 of which are for theft.
Perkins, of Treforest near Pontyridd, pleaded guilty to burglary of PCSO Bolton's home at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court. He was jailed for 12 months.
Mathew Bray was sentenced to three years after mounting the pavement and hitting schoolboy Lochlan Olden who was walking home.Read the full story ›
It's been several years in the making, but today sees the National Lido of Wales re-open its doors to the public.Read the full story ›
Rodney, a West Highland puppy, has no back paws. His only hope, says an animal charity, is to get prosthetic limbs made for him.Read the full story ›
The Lido in Pontypridd will open to the public at the end of the monthRead the full story ›
Team-mates and friends of a rugby player who lost his foot to bone cancer are holding a charity match to raise funds and buy him a prosthetic leg.
Jordan Jevons, 21 from Pontypridd, played for Valley Cougars in rugby league and Treharris Phoenix in rugby union but last week he had to have his foot amputated after contracting bone cancer.
The player has received support online from his team-mates as well as the wider rugby community.
So proud that he’s up and out and doing so well.
Thanks to everyone for the texts, messages and comments. It means a lot to know that so many people are behind him. He’s on the upward to recovery.
The testimonial match between Treharris Phoenix v Valley Cougars will be held in Treharris on Sunday 30th August with kick-off 1pm.