Rhondda


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Rhon·dda

(rŏn′də, hrŏn′thä)
A valley of southern Wales northwest of Cardiff. Coal mining was particularly important to its economy in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Rhondda

(ˈrɒndə; Welsh ˈhrɔnða)
n
(Placename) an urban area in S Wales, in Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough on two branches of the Rhondda Valley: the area developed into a major coal-mining centre after 1807: the last coal mine closed in 1990. Pop (Rhondda ward): 4690 (2001)

Rhon•dda

(ˈrɒn də; Welsh ˈhrɒn ðɑ)

n.
a city in Mid Glamorgan, in S Wales. 86,400.
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"This will enable the Rhondda Tunnel Society to secure the resources to restore it."
THESE are the magical new images of the Rhondda Tunnel, showing a recently discovered expanse of water.
PLANS to reopen the Rhondda Tunnel have received a huge boost with the award of a five-figure grant - that is hoped will now drive the tunnel project forward.
HOLLYWOOD actor Michael Sheen has hailed the Rhondda Valley as "one of the most extraordinary places in the world" as a bid is made to link it with the Afan Valley by reopening a tunnel as a cycling and walking path.
TWO unaccompanied refugee children from Syria were saved from the Calais "Jungle" after a last-minute request by Cardiff Council saw them housed in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
The works are a major step forward for the plans to reopen the Victorian tunnel, which runs between Blaencwm in the Rhondda and Blaengwynfi in the Afan Valley, as the longest walking and cycle tunnel in Europe.
PLAID leader Leanne Wood has officially opened the Rhondda Tunnel Society's very first fundraising shop in Treorchy.
THERE could be soon be light at the end of the Rhondda Tunnel after Rhondda Cynon Taf Council granted a licence to the society hoping to reopen the tunnel as a tourist attraction.
THESE are the images that show the Rhondda in all of its beauty.
THE Rhondda Tunnel Society have made a further journey into the Rhondda Tunnel to collect bat monitors which will be able to confirm the presence of the creatures.
STUNNING new images of the inside of the Rhondda Tunnel have been released.