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Council seeks to secure key Pontypridd regeneration location

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is in the process of purchasing the Taff Vale site in Pontypridd. Thanks to a half a million pound investment by the Welsh Government through the Vibrant and Viable Places Programme the Council is set to purchase the long leasehold interest for the former Taff Vale Precinct. The key Pontypridd gateway site has been in the hand of receivers for three years and the purchase is intended to kick start redevelopment following a number of unsuccessful regeneration projects.

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Plaid amendment to Council Notice of Motion labelled “Bizarre” by Council Leader

The Labour Leader in RCT, Councillor Andrew Morgan has labelled a Plaid amendment to a Notice of Motion as nothing short of bizarre as it could leave the Council with a £310,000 bill.

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Leader Announces Further Cuts to Cabinet Salaries

Leader of RCT Council, Cllr Andrew Morgan, has this week announced that his salary and the salaries of Cabinet Members will be cut by a further 1.5% this year. Cabinet Members also took cuts to their salaries last year after Cllr Morgan became Leader.

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Leader’s 2015/16 Budget Statement

At the budget setting meeting of the Council last week, RCT Leader, Councillor Andrew Morgan, made the following statement: Since becoming leader my focus has been on closing the starting point gap of £30.2m in order to set a balanced legal budget; and in doing so working with the Cabinet and Labour group to seek options to minimise the impact on the public, as best we can.

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RCT Challenge: Opportunities in Your Communities Event

Details of the Council's forthcoming event entitled - RCT Challenge: Opportunities in Your Community have been announced this week with Councillor Keiron Montague explaining “We have to be realistic and admit that the Council, in some areas, will need to move from being a provider of services to an enabler of services.

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Consultation on Nursery and Music Service Proposals Begins

RCT Council have announced today that consultation on Nursery and Music Service proposals has begun and will continue until the 16th December.

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