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By Stephen Jones, Jul 14 2018 09:22AM

FROM THE LION, TREORCHY'S POST


There is a monthly market, held on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 9am & 1pm, to promote and sell local produce and crafts. A variety of items are available from fresh coffee roasted in Treorchy, freshly baked bread, organic meat & vegetables to cushions and bags.


This month (14th July) they have -

Marie Salway cushions

Memories & Cwtches

Made to Melt

The Love Clay Co

Spicy Racks

Hatters Home Decor & Tea Room

Men's Sheds, Porth, Wooden Items

Kirsty's Flowers

Two Dogs Coffee

Rhondda Rarebit

Flapjack Fairy

The Potting Shed of Penrhiwfer

Vale Cider

Mynydd Tylacoch Honey

Caner Bach Farm Eggs & Sausages

Men's Sheds, Treorchy, Fruit & Veg

Truly Scrumptious


By Stephen Jones, Jul 12 2018 05:15PM

Rhondda Radio

Published by Emyr Webster · 9 July at 13:02 ·

We’re almost there! A few more tweaks and we’ll be ready to launch on FM at the end of July. We’re looking forward to working with our friends at GTFM to bring community radio to a larger audience in the valleys.


We wouldn’t have been able to do it if it wasn’t for many people helping along the way. A big thanks you our engineer Andy Bantock . He has been invaluable, and we love having him visit our lovely valley 😊 We’d also like to thank Amgen Rhondda who have helped us with our transmitter.


Also a big thanks to John from John Lewis Access Hire. Our ladders simply wouldn’t reach 😊 If you are doing a job at height, why not give John a ring or visit his website. He’ll get you up there! www.johnlewisaccesshire.co.uk


And last, but by no means least, the Treorchy and Cwmparc Boys and Girls Club. The club has been a great help over the past few years and thanks to Kath for her support and to Mel, who works tirelessly to keep the club going.


Rhondda Radio, launching on 106.1fm soon!


By Stephen Jones, Jul 9 2018 12:36PM

Hello and welcome to our new Rhondda Radio blog.

Here you will find updated news and info.


The wait is over. We have been given the go ahead by OfCom to broadcast on the FM waveband on the 106.1 frequency.


We will initially be broadcasting to the Rhondda Fawr but are in talks with OfCom to install another antenna to cover the Rhondda Fach. We are hopeful we will get the green light from OfCom and finally be able to provide a great FM quality sound to both valleys.


We will be holding an official launch party on Sunday 29th July at the Treorchy & Cwmparc boys and girls club Treorchy, our radio HQ.

The event takes place from 12-5pm with the big switch on at 1pm by Lloyd Macey.

There will be refreshments and a chance to meet the faces behind Rhondda Radio.


All welcome.


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In the meantime you can still enjoy your favourite community radio station by listening online on your mobile devices and computers and laptops.


Keep checking back for more news.



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