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Merthyr protest over proposed school transport cuts

A protest march is held in Merthyr Town Centre. It's in opposition to the councils' plans to cut transport for sixth-form pupils at Ysgol Rhydywaun.

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Protest held in Merthyr Tydfil over proposed cuts

Protesters gathered outside the council offices Credit: Mike Griffiths/ITV News

A protest has been held in Merthyr Tydfil to oppose cuts proposed by the local council.

One concern is a plan to withdraw transport provision for over-16s to travelling to school.

Campaigners say this would make it harder for pupils to travel to Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun in neighbouring Rhondda Cynon Taf, and threaten the future of the school.

Campaigners made speeches inside the town's Soar theatre Credit: Mike Griffiths/ITV News

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