A whole range of partnership agencies across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil have been out in force recruiting support for their Operation Be A Nice Guy (BANG) campaign.

Thousands of people flocked to the hilltop town of Llantrisant to celebrate the 664-year-old Beating the Bounds tradition.

A public appeal has been launched for donations towards a War Memorial and Roll of Honour for Pontypridd’s fallen heroes.