Your Community

BITC Wales Action Week 2015

Tenants from RCT Homes’ sheltered complexes were joined by staff volunteers from PwC, GE Aviation and Companies House for ‘Afternoon Tea with I.T’.

give and gain day 2015

Over 300 staff volunteers donated their time and skills to projects across Rhondda Cynon Taff as part of Business in the Community’s Give and Gain Day 2015.

go4it! supports families in Cae Fardre

The Go4it! project has expanded its delivery to Cae Fardre, Church Village thanks to the appointed contractor of RCT Homes’ development scheme in the area.

ziggies halloween special

Our Ziggies Halloween special thanks volunteers for their hard work and commitment to delivering sessions across South Wales.

penygraig carnival

On Saturday 27th September 2014, the community of Penygraig came together with festive spirit in a local carnival event to celebrate the legacy project that has regenerated their high street.

tower fund volunteers take next step

Within the space of two weeks, four Grants Assistants have successfully found paid employment as a result of the skills and experiences gained from volunteering with the Tower Fund.

give and gain day 2014 : penygraig high street

RCT Homes and partners came together on Give & Gain Day to launch the Penygraig High Street Regeneration Project.

lcb construction supports local school's give & gain day

CSR partner & contractor for RCT Homes, LCB Construction, has supported Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Pont Sion Norton with its BITC Give & Gain Day 2014.

go4it! family geocaching

Go4it! is providing physical activities, sporting taster sessions and free advice for families in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The project aims to reduce barriers that prevent both parents and children from participating in regular exercise.

ton pentre infants' plant patch and crop cart

Pupils at Ton Pentre Infants’ School have officially opened their new ‘Planting Patch’ thanks to the support of RCT Homes.

tylorstown welfare hall business partners

Meadow Prospect and Welsh businesses have given the last remaining theatre in the Rhondda Fach another chance at hitting the big time.

regeneration of penygraig town centre

With a rich valleys' history, the town of Penygraig has had its fair share of community spirit in the past. Now RCT Homes and partners want to help create a thriving town centre in Penygraig.

rhigos community sports hall

Rhigos Community Sports Hall has received substantial funding to transform the sporting facility, as part of the first legacy project of the Tower Fund.

family action camp

Go4it! and Ziggies have supported the Family Action Camp that engaged with 10 families from Rhondda Cynon Taf.

give & gain day 2013 : ymca mountain ash

The YMCA Mountain Ash was one of RCT Homes Group's Business in the Community (BITC) Give & Gain Day projects for 2013.

grew trainee michael close recognised as team leader of the year

GrEW trainee, Michael Close, from Pontypridd has been recognised as Young Team Leader of the Year at the Leading Wales Awards 2013.

wear to work scheme

‘Wear 2 Work’ is an exciting new scheme set up by Morgan Cole to assist individuals back into work. The scheme provides free support for securing a job and appropriate business clothing for interviews and the workplace environment.

go4it!

Go4it! is a new and exciting project funded by Sport Wales and Families First. The project aims to improve the physical activity levels of families in RCT.

young wales

Young Wales is the ‘young people’s’ brand of Grow Enterprise Wales (GrEW).

tower fund projects

Since the start of the year, the Tower Fund has supported numerous projects in its surrounding areas.

money savers

Money Savers is an exclusive service of Meadow Prospect to support families in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

rhydyfelin afc

Read about the support and contribution from the local community and businesses to help Rhydyfelin AFC improve and sustain their facilities.

do i.t project

Meadow prospect set up the ‘Do I.T Project’ to help people in Rhondda Cynon Taf access free digital training.

give & gain day 2012

RCT Homes and Meadow Prospect were one of many local and global companies involved in Give & Gain Day 2012.

grow enterprise wales

Meadow Prospect and RCT Homes have achieved great success through our social enterprise, Grow Enterprise Wales (GrEW).

Your Environment

solar pv programme: phase 2

The second phase of the solar PV programme will help a further 2,500-3,000 properties save money on their energy bills.

renewable energy programmes

Since 2009, over 650 solar energy systems have been installed on tenants' properties in our solar energy programmes.

binless office

RCT Homes’ Green Team has revamped the recycling facilities throughout the head office in line with best practice to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.

taster bike rides

During National Bike Week 2013 the Green Team set up three taster bikes rides to encourage staff to cycle.

commute cycle training

RCT Homes’ Choose Cycling campaign promotes and encourages its staff to cycle to work. A commute cycle training day provided staff with the opportunity to improve their confidence and skill.

GrEW 'recyle & grow' programme

One of GrEWs business streams, Recycle & Grow, recycles over 15 tonnes of materials from post consumer uPVC windows each week.

aberdare patio project

Work has begun on RCT Homes’ first capital project as part of the Neighbourhood Spaces Programme.

community energy saving

Our Major Improvement Programme has improved the energy efficiency of many properties throughout RCT.

travel plan

The Green Team Travel Plan aims to encourage and promote sustainable travel throughout the RCT Homes Group.

pool bikes

A significant percentage of the UK’s CO2 emissions come from road transport. The Green Team aims to encourage sustainable travel within the organisation.

Your Workplace

GrEW driving school clocks up success

The Grow Enterprise Wales Driving School is celebrating another success. And it’s been a life-changing experience for one local woman.

bitc sustainable travel challenge

During May 2014, RCT Homes took part in the Business in the Community (BITC) Sustainable Travel Challenge to engage employees in sustainable and green travel

purple day

RCT Homes staff organised a ‘Purple Day’ to show their support for The Daisy Garland charity, which supports those whose lives are touched by drug resistant epilepsy.

GrEW driving school success

Since its launch in January 2013, the GrEW Driving School has had a positive impact at Meadow Prospect's social enterprise, Grow Enterprise Wales (GrEW)

rct homes apprentice daniel lacey

Dan’s career was on the up following a successful relationship forged between RCT Homes and its contractors.

bernadette's bake sale for macmillan cancer support

Staff from RCT Homes and Meadow Prospect have raised over £100 in support of Bernadette Jones, CEN Business Mentor, who is raising funds for Macmillan Cancer.

tower fund volunteer secures employment

Former Meadow Prospect volunteer, James Gough, has successfully secured a self employed job role with Grow Enterprise Wales (GrEW).

GrEW driving school

Read about our new initiative set up to provide volunteers with FREE Driving Lessons - which is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK!

Your Marketplace

meadow prospect charity golf day 2015

Now in its third year, the Meadow Prospect Charity Golf Day has raised thousands of pounds thanks to support of local businesses and supply chain partners.

meadow prospect charity golf day 2014

With the support of 27 businesses, our charity golf day raised over £7,400. which will go towards regenerating communities in South Wales.

rct homes shared apprentice academy

RCT Homes’ Shared Apprentice Academy is helping young people gain real life work experience and the trade skills and qualifications to pursue careers in construction and maintenance.

meadow prospect charity golf day 2013

80 golfers took to the fairway in Meadow Prospect’s first annual charity golf day, raising £8,500 during the tournament held at the Celtic Manor Resort.

responsible procurement

RCT Homes reacted quickly to save over 20 jobs, which led to the start up of Homeforce.