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Rhondda

(rŏn`də, Welsh rôn`thə), city (1991 pop. 70,980), Rhondda Cynon Taff, S Wales, on tributaries of the Taff River. Coal mining, once the chief occupation, has disappeared. Light manufacturing and quarrying are the main industries. A mining heritage museum is at Treharris.

Rhondda

 

a city in Wales, Great Britain, located in Mid Glamorganshire in the Rhondda River valley. Population, 88,900 (1971). Rhondda is the center of the South Wales coal field. There are coal mines and electrical-engineering and clothing industries in the area.

Rhondda

an urban area in S Wales, in Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough on two branches of the Rhondda Valley: developed into a major coal-mining centre after 1807 and grew to a population of 167 900 in 1924: the last coal mine closed in 1990. Pop.: 59 947 (1991)
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For many, the Welshman remains best known for his instrumental work in helping hundreds of Rhondda rugby players turn their dreams into reality, including Wales international star Matthew Rees.
They were taken for the annual Rhondda Calendar - a competition formed by Rhondda MP Chris Bryant.
Iolo Evans made a thumping tackle on the Ystrad Rhondda centre within a minute and both teams knew they were in for a battle.
And since teaming up with Rhondda Fletcher's nephew, also called Rhondda, together they have managed to unearth precious details of his time at war in the early 1940s.
After Mr Johnson featured in The Journal in January asking relatives of the named soldiers to come forward to help him write his new book, the nephew of Rhondda Fletcher, also called Rhondda, got in touch and helped piece together his uncle's tale.
But following a merger with Essex outfit Barking Abbey, fans will have to leave the Rhondda Fach Sports Centre behind.
The 26-strong Welsh Male Voice Choir, based in Ton Pentre, Rhondda Valley, will perform a wide variety of songs, including Cwm Rhondda, You'll Never Walk Alone and Love Changes Everything.
He was ready to "stand again" for Rhondda at the next General Election.
He added: "I would like to personally thank everyone who has bought a calendar this year, and a special thanks to this year's sponsors Stagecoach, Arriva Trains Wales, Subzero, Pennant Walters, Avon Engineered Rubber and Rhondda Housing in their continued support of the community in the Rhondda.
TPlans to reopen the Victorian tunnel, that runs between Blaencwm in the Rhondda and Blaengwynfi in the Afan Valley, recently received a huge boost with the award of a five-figure grant.
Ma Rhondda Radio'n rhdgWthnos Gwanwn rhwng 10 - 16Mai, dd n cnnws stod o ragnni ac itmau a'r can n ca u cflwno gan bob hyn.
In his address, Bryant said: 'Everybody wants to go digital in Rhondda because they want to watch Channel 4 instead of - or at least as well as - S4C, and they want to watch some decent rugby.