Park, Cwmdare family Gwen Rees, 65, her daughter Helen Rees, 37, and granddaughter Megan - who is four months old - said the event lived up to all expectations.
Tomlinson, best known for playing couch potato Jim Royle in BBC sitcom The Royle Family, will be at the Aberdare
Coliseum as part of the new It's No Joke Comedy season.
Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) will host stage five of the event, which starts at the public park in Aberdare
town centre is potentially set to experience significant improvements to its historic townscape over the next few years, thanks to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, the Welsh Assembly Government, Heads of the Valleys Programme and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Sarika Watkins-Singh, 14, was excluded from Aberdare
Girls' School last November after she refused to stop wearing the kara.
OWEN Williams' father Huw will be among a group of four Aberdare
RFC stalwarts to cycle from Cardiff to Amsterdam for the #StayStrong-ForOws campaign.
is in the top quarter of the most deprived towns in Wales and is declining further with productivity and income falling behind the Welsh and UK national averages.
Originally from Mountain Ash, Bill Webber - known to many as Bill the Fish - worked at E Webber & Sons on Canon Street in Aberdare
since January 1948.
House prices in Aberdare
may have risen faster than anywhere else in Wales last year, but it's still a place to pick up a bargain.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a "proper gentleman" and much-loved Aberdare
fishmonger, known in the town as "Bill the Fish", who died last month.
That season also saw Aberdare
Athletic admitted to Div 3 South, whilst in 1920-21 Cardiff (after an impressive run in the FA cup as a non League team) had been admitted to Div 2 and Swansea, Merthyr and Newport had joined the new Third Division.
Mr Jones "broke the ground" at Coleg Y Cymoedd's new Aberdare
site, where a state-of-theart building - jointly funded by the college and the Welsh Government - will replace the college's existing Cwmdare campus from September 2017.