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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'Disappointment' in Tonyrefail community at Christmas cuts

Tonyrefail residents say they're disappointed that the annual Christmas festivities in the town have been cancelled.

The council says it's reviewing all its events due to public sector funding cuts, adding that the village has already benefited from other events held there throughout the year.

Paul Wasley is the Independent Councillor for Tonyrefail East, and he says there's "bitter disappointment" among the community.

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