Trade unions in dispute with Merthyr Council

Today (Tuesday), UNISON, GMB & Unite lodged a joint dispute with Merthyr Council after proposals to make massive cuts to School Breakfast Clubs which could result in redundancies. The council insists savings have to made but the reality is that a major upheaval such as this will still only save the authority around £150,000. The […]

Triumphant Merthyr Rising Festival

Over the weekend of 3rd to 5th June 2016, Merthyr Tydfil commemorated the anniversary of the 1831 rising, at which the red flag was flown as a symbol of protest for the first time. Terry Evans, RCT Communications Officer reports. The third Merthyr Rising Festival mixed music, culture, art and politics throughout the town, giving the area […]