THE PROJECTS THAT THE £23.5M WILL GO TO­WARDS:

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£12 mil­lion in road im­prove­ments un­til 2021 as part of the High­ways As­set Man­age­ment Plan;

£4.2 mil­lion match fund­ing on busi­ness units at Robert­stown and Coedely which has re­ceived a £5 mil­lion in Euro­pean grant fund­ing to boost eco­nomic growth and em­ploy­ment in the area;

£2 mil­lion for ad­di­tional ex­tra care hous­ing schemes for older peo­ple in­clud­ing at Maesyffynon in Abera­man and in Pon­typridd;

£1.5 mil­lion for the A4119 du­alling of 1.3km of the A4119, be­tween Llantrisant Busi­ness Park and Coed Ely round­about;

£1 mil­lion on strate­gic re­gen­er­a­tion in­vest­ment to re­gen­er­ate town cen­tres and en­cour­age in­vest­ment in the high street econ­omy;

£1 mil­lion to­wards the Aber­dare By­pass for 1.7km of road from the A4059 at Aber­dare to link to the Croes­by­chan Round­about at Hir­waun, as part of the pro­posed du­alling of the A465 be­tween Dowlais and Hir­waun;

£500,000 to sup­port pre­lim­i­nary de­sign, site in­ves­ti­ga­tion and eco­log­i­cal sur­veys for the east­ern sec­tion of the Llan­haran By­pass;

£300,000 to­wards mak­ing bet­ter use and traf­fic man­age­ment to re­duce con­ges­tion with par­tic­u­lar fo­cus on the Tonyer­fail and Tre­banog round­abouts on the A4119;

£250,000 for com­mu­nity hubs which will house coun­cil ser­vices, vol­un­tary sec­tor, lo­cal busi­ness and other pub­lic sec­tor or­gan­i­sa­tions un­der one roof with schemes pro­gress­ing in Moun­tain Ash and Fern­dale;

£200,000 to sup­port In­ves­ti­ga­tory works for a cross val­ley type link at Tre­orchy which will help to al­le­vi­ate con­ges­tion at Stag Square;

£200,000 to re­fur­bish sports pav­il­ions, up­grade sports pitches and re­pair parks in­fra­struc­ture;

£200,000 to go to­wards the multi-mil­lion pound Eco Park at the Bryn Pica Waste Man­age­ment Fa­cil­ity in Ll­wyd­coed;

£100,000 for the com­mu­nity en­abling fund to look at how ser­vices could be run dif­fer­ently;

£100,000 for flood­ing preven­tion works fol­low­ing the re­cent heavy rain­fall.

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