October 2014 News
Latest News from the Council
Over 100 pupils turned up to take part in the Vale Council’s 5x60 table tennis tournament at Bro Morgannwg Comprehensive School.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 15 arrests issued last week.
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The Vale of Glamorgan Council is continuing its support for the Royal British Legion by holding a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate Armistice Day on Monday 11 November 2013.
Penarth Town Council has launched the Young Citizen Award in a bid to recognise the accomplishments of children and young people in the area.
Bro Radio, the local community radio station for the Vale of Glamorgan is opening its doors to creative, enthusiastic and community focused individuals wishing to delve into the world of radio and help develop their local station.
An exhibition and public meeting was held on 22 October 2014 to update the local community of progress on the Coldbrook flood risk management scheme.
A presentation evening was held at The Hub on 10 October to celebrate the success of the young people on the Emojis project.
Marketing Agents Rawlins and Madley have commenced the marketing of the former St Cyres Lower School site for a mixed use development.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Youth Service has announced Stanwell School pupil Tom Chandler, 17, as Youth Mayor for the Vale.
Penarth Leisure Centre swimming pool is set to reopen this coming weekend.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 11 arrests issued last week.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is changing its street lighting policy in a bid to reduce its CO2 emissions and save money.
If you’re planning that special Christmas meal with work colleagues, friends or family the Food Standards Agency would like to remind you to ‘look before you book’.
Christopher Selby of Michaelston Close, Barry, pleaded guilty to two charges under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 at Cardiff Magistrates Court on Thursday 9 October 2014.
Rangers are continuing their Go Wild autumn events for children aged 5 to 11 with a Beach Safari at Porthkerry Country Park and a Bird Bonanza at Cosmeston Lakes.
Members of the Barry Citizens Action Group and the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Parks and Grounds Maintenance Department joined together to celebrate the raising of Central Park’s newly acquired Green Flag.
Keep Britain Tidy Launched their Diamond Jubilee Big Tidy Up in September at Wimbledon Common with the help of the Wombles.
Penarth Learning Community, the new home of St Cyres Comprehensive School and Ysgol y Deri, has been opening by Cllr Chris Elmore and Jane Hutt AM.
The public consultation on three key proposals in the Vale of Glamorgan Council's new library strategy has begun.
Local residents are to decide the future of the former housing office on Aberaron Close.
School admissions now online - Friday 17 October
Parents in the Vale of Glamorgan can now apply for school places online.
To celebrate Chatterbooks Week, a children’s group at Barry Library have created their own story with the help of author Francesca Kay.
On Saturday 11 October, Art Central, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s esteemed international Art Gallery, hosted a private view of the touring exhibition ‘Journey: Response to Place’ created by artist organisation, Sculpture Cymru.
Young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan are to be given the opportunity to participate in an exciting new project called Rights Ambassadors
Pupils at Ysgol Nant Talwg invited Vale AM Jane Hutt and Cllr Chris Elmore to officially open their new building.
Between 13 and 17 October, two candidates from the Vale of Glamorgan Youth Cabinet will be going head to head to become the first Youth Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan.
Barry-born boxer Lee Selby has won plaudits from across the country after he won his World Title Eliminator fight against Joel Brunker on Saturday 11 October.
A limited edition of Barry and the Second World War by Dr. Johnathan Hicks has been donated to Vale of Glamorgan libraries at a reception hosted by the Mayors of the Vale and Barry, Cllrs Howard Hamilton and Jeffrey Evans.
The Regional All Wales Building Excellence Awards 2014 were held in The Millennium Centre last Wednesday.
Libraries across the Vale of Glamorgan took part in the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge 2014 to help promote reading skills amongst children.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched a public consultation asking residents of the Vale to give their views on how services should be prioritised.
The Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Councillor Howard Hamilton, has launched the Dementia Supportive Communities initiative in Barry, the first of its kind in the Vale.
Penarth Leisure Centre hosted the Welsh Karate League on Sunday 28 September, with participants travelling from across the UK.
The annual flu immunisation programme in Wales is now underway in time for the coming flu season, and those in ‘at risk’ groups are being urged by authorities to take up their free vaccination as soon as possible.
The Minister for Education has launched the Welsh Government’s vision for education in Wales for the next 6 years, with an emphasis on self-improving school systems at its core.
As part of Get Online Week 2014, Barry County Library is hosting a day of exciting digital activities to help encourage more people to get online.
Rangers at Porthkerry Country Park are inviting wildlife enthusiasts aged 8 and over to join their Wildlife Club.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 10 arrests and 1 Fixed Penalty Notice issued last week.
Barry Community Action Group (BCAG) with the help of the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Parks & Grounds Maintenance Department, have organised a flag raising ceremony to celebrate the Green Flag Award.
The Vale’s 50 Plus Strategy Forum celebrated its 10th birthday at the Memorial Hall in Barry on 30 September.
Rangers at Porthkerry Country Park are asking for volunteers to help clear the park’s footpaths of debris ready for winter walks.
The Vale of Glamorgan’s only dedicated community radio station Bro Radio will be hosting a Fun Night at Barry Island Sports & Social Club on October 11.
The Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Councillor Howard Hamilton has launched the Dementia Supportive Communities initiative in Barry, the first of its kind in the Vale.
Menter Bro Morgannwg has organise a series of 6 Welsh language events around the Vale of Glamorgan, titled ‘Gigs Bach y Fro’ (Little Gigs in the Vale).
A statement clarifying the Council's work towards enabling development of the funfair site at Barry Island.
The Safer Vale Partnership are supporting Macmillan’s go sober for October initiative.