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Cutting costs at Christmas

Tonyrefail residents say they're having to organise village festivities themselves this Christmas after the council scrapped plans for decorations and the annual Santa visit. Rhondda Cynon Taf council says spending cuts mean 'difficult decisions'.

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Christmas cancelled in Tonyrefail

A community in the Valleys says it's angry the local council has effectively decided to cancel Christmas.

Rhondda Cynon Taf council isn't putting up Christmas decorations or holding the annual parade in Tonyrefail following a review of it's festive events following public sector cuts.

Now people in the town are buying their own Christams decorations, as Dean Thomas reports.

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