Working with others

We work with many other organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as with our residents and communities to improve the lives of people who live, work and visit RCT. You can see some examples below.
Cardiff Capital Region City Deal
A £1.2 billion Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal that could transform the economy of South East Wales
Cwm Taf Public Services Board
A collection of public bodies working together to improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of people who live, work and visit the Cwm Taf areas of Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil.
The Cwm Taf Morgannwg Regional Partnership Board (RPB) brings together Health, Social Services, Housing, Third Sector and other partners across Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend areas.
RCT Community Safety Partnership
Community Safety Partnerships were formed following the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which made it a statutory duty for each Local Authority area to have a Community Safety Partnership.
Centrat South Consortium
The school improvement service, which operates on behalf of five local authorities: Bridgend, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf and the Vale of Glamorgan.
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The Cwm Taf Safeguarding Board (CTSB) is the multi-agency partnership which has responsibility for safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil.

Resilience Fam
The Resilient Families Service delivers support to families across Rhondda Cynon Taf.  The Resilient Families Service provides the right support to families at the right time.
MASH
The Cwm Taf Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is the first point of contact for new safeguarding concerns. 
Vale, Valleys & Cardiff Adoption Collaborative (VVC)
VVC brings together the adoption services of the Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Councils
RCT Together
The Council’s forward-thinking approach to engaging and working together with residents and communities to deliver sustainable services and facilities in the future.
Arts connect
Members share their expertise and resources to improve the range and quality of arts experiences on offer.
Cwm Taf Stay Well@home is a collaborative project between Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC, Merthyr CBC and Cwm Taf University Health Board.  
The valleys
The aim is to encourage more locals and visitors to explore the area and to discover the numerous attractions.
Business Growth
A collaboration between Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, University of South Wales, Coleg Y Cymoedd, and businesses located in the Treforest Industrial Estate area, Treforest Growth is a business networking group about economic growth for businesses based on the Treforest Industrial Estate. 
A collaborative project between Pontypridd YMCA, Artis Community, Arts Council for Wales and Rhondda Cynon Taf Council.
RedStart
Redstart (Capita) is a public-private collaboration between Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil and, Bridgend Councils together with Capita plc.
Your ponty
Your Pontypridd Ltd is a non profit organisation that is responsible for investing in improvements for Pontypridd town.  

From 1st April 2019 an expanded Regional Internal Audit service was formed, bringing together the Internal Audit teams from Merthyr Tydfil CBC, Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC and the existing shared Audit service for Bridgend and the Vale of Glamorgan Councils.

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This Group processes penalty charge notices (PCNs) for Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC, Merthyr Tydfil CBC, Blaenau Gwent CBC, Caerphilly CBC, Monmouthshire CC, Newport CC, and Torfaen CBC. Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) patrol and enforce marked and/or signed traffic restrictions e.g. single/double yellow lines, disabled bays, loading bays, etc. Such restrictions are supported by Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) and PCNs are issued for associated civil parking contraventions
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A partnership that aims to ‘Conserve and enhance the biodiversity of Rhondda Cynon Taf’.