Time’s nearly up!

Have your say on how to create jobs and boost the local economy

The deadline for ideas for the first round of community funding from Pen y Cymoedd is nearly here…. there’s just 6 days left to get ideas in.


We’ve had a huge response in the last two months, with a further 300 ideas coming in from groups and residents in the area. The theme of jobs and the economy has really gotten people talking, and there are some really exciting ideas in the mix.

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Works on the A4061 and Hirwaun Industrial Estate

Mick Walls, ABB

ABB and their contractors Balfour Beatty Utility Services Limited continue with carriageway works on the A4061, Rhigos Road which is expected to run until October 2015.

The section of road covered by the two-way traffic lights will move as the work progresses. We will continue to post updates on this blog, Twitter and Facebook.

Meanwhile works continue on Hirwaun Industrial Estate. The work is for the excavation of a trench for the cable connection to connect the wind farm to the power grid.

Power in the Valleys – 11 days to go!

Emily bus

The 31st August 2014 deadline for Community Fund ideas is just 11 days away.

We have had a great response from the local community with hundreds of ideas coming in from across the area.

Anyone can get involved and submitting your idea is easy. Tell us your ideas online at http://powerinthevalleys.vattenfall.co.uk or contact us for an information pack.

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