Ystrad Station Name Change Row

Network Rail have come under fire from Rhondda residents for calling Ystrad station, “Ystrad Rhondda” and not just “Ystrad”. In a statement from Network Rail, they said “We had to come up with a way…






Ferndale Man Lost in Treorchy

After getting lost on the Rhondda hills, a Ferndale man ends up in Treorchy and thinks he has travelled to the future. Steve Evans, 23, of Graig Terrace Ferndale, had never ever left Ferndale before,…





Mothers Brawl at Infants School

A mass brawl erupted outside Ton Pentre infants school after a mother was caught photographing other mothers’ minor parking infringements and posting them on Facebook.




Rhondda Prepares for Extreme Cold Snap

With severe frosts forecast over the coming days as well as the risk of snow in places, as winter finally arrives, the Met Office have issued a yellow cold weather alert. My Rhondda News has…