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.
New 'crazy' paving in Pontypridd town centre is being blamed for a number of falls, as the paving apparently hides the kerb.
More than 20 shoppers have been taken to hospital since May after tripping over it, according to the Welsh Ambulance Service.
Morfydd Jenkins says she was left with severe bruising and cuts after falling over a kerb which is apparently disguised by crazy paving in Pontypridd town centre.
The paving is part of a £10.5m revamp in the town. The Council says it's concerned and will be looking into the matter.
In a statement the Council said: "Safety has been a matter of paramount importance throughout the Pontypridd Regeneration scheme, creating a safer and more attractive environment for all town centre users."
More than 20 shoppers have been taken to hospital since May because of new paving in Pontypridd, the Welsh Ambulance Service have confirmed.
The paving , which is part of the town centre's £10.5m revamp, apparently creates an optical illusion which hides the kerb.
The Council say it’s concerned and will be looking into this matter.
After the success of last year's Paralympics, disabled sport has rarely enjoyed such a high profile.
Today, it was the turn of golf to enjoy its turn in the spotlight.
Wales hosted England in an international match - with the rivalry as keen as ever.
Richard Morgan went along to watch.
The first ever Wales v England golf tournament for players with disabilities is taking place at Pontypridd Golf Club.
Officers investigating an assault on a 16 year-old girl at Abercynon rail station have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
Investigating officer PC Ian Brinkworth said: "The victim-a 16 year-old girl from Pontypridd- was waiting for a train with her friend when she was approached by a woman, who subsequently subjected her to a series of threats and verbal abuse.
"A few minutes later her train arrived and the victim boarded. However, she was followed by the woman, who forced her way past the train guard and punched the victim to the side of her face before leaving the train just prior to its departure."
Cwm Taf Health Board says patients who may have been treated by a healthcare worker infected with Hepatitis C at the old East Glamorgan Hospital in Pontypridd will be asked to ring a dedicated helpline to arrange an appointment in a specialist nurse clinic.
Nicola John, director of public health at Cwm Taf Health Board, said: "We know this will be a very worrying time for patients who may have received obstetric and gynaecology treatment at East Glamorgan General Hospital between May and July 1984."
"However, we want to stress the risk of transmission to patients is small. But it is important that we get in touch with patients who may have been in contact with this worker during their treatment, which is why we are writing to some former patients, to ask them to contact the helpline."
The appointments helpline is open from today, from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week. Specialist clinics will start taking place from 13th September 2013 and patients who have tests will get their results in approximately two weeks.
People in Pontypridd asked by ITV Cymru Wales for their views on the question of transferring more power to the Assembly had very strong views - on both sides of the debate.
A fundraising event is being held this weekend in Pontypridd, for a charity which supports people who are coping with facial disfigurement.
Gemma Kennedy is the organiser and wants to give something back after all the help she was given when she had to have an eye removed after cancer.
Thousands of music fans will be heading to Pontypridd's big music festival at Ynysangharad War Memorial Park today. Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry will be performing over the weekend. JLS will headline today and 2011 X Factor winners, Little Mix will also take to the stage.
SATURDAY LINE UP:Chloe Cook, John Adam, Ragsy, Ash Morgan, Union J, Little Mix, JLS
SUNDAY LINE UP: Mixed Melodies, Musical Medley, Kizzy Crawford, Samantha Spragg, Annelies, James Williams, The Siren Sisters,Tenors of Rock, Sophie Evans, Rhydian Roberts, The Overtones