Tag Archives: Rhondda Cynon Taf

Tower Regeneration: a site visit

Tower Colliery has now closed, and the site is being restored through Tower Regeneration Limited (TRL).  I have been to one working group meeting, representing Open Spaces Society (as the Local Correspondent for Rhondda Cynon Taf), and last Friday we … Continue reading

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Autumn leaves and winter sun

I’ve been enjoying the shades of autumn and now startling spots of colour against the wintry sun, which rises and arcs low.  Where I and my horse live near the Garth in Rhondda Cynon Taf, this allows me to experience … Continue reading

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What is an open space for?

Our Village Hall is 50 years old – the lease for the land was signed in June 1964, and the building was put up using subscriptions of 1 shilling (5p to younger people) a week, collected door to door.  The … Continue reading

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Footfall and obstructions on paths in RCT: footpaths 58 & 75 Llantwit Fardre

A walk from Efail Isaf across the fields allowed me to check one path is still open (yes) and come across a total obstruction of another path. A while ago (in 2012) I got a footpath cleared, although there were … Continue reading

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Local Access Forum: springtime meeting

While we waited outside the Bowls Pavilion in Ynysangharad Park for someone to open the door, members of Rhondda Cynon Taf’s Local Access Forum said nothing nice about our RCT council cabinet voting through not just cuts, but also going … Continue reading

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