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June 2014

 

Vale Schools Host Paragames Event - Monday 30 June

Over 200 pupils from Ashgrove, Ysgol Erw’r Delyn, Ysgol Maes Dyfan, St Helens and St Nicholas Primary Schools took part in the Vale Schools Paragames at Cardiff International Sports Stadium on Wednesday 25 June.

 

7 Arrests Following CCTV monitoring - Monday 30 June

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 7 arrests last week.

 

Barry Communities First take on Llamau in charity football match - Friday 27 June

The Vale Council-led Barry Communities First have sponsored Llamau’s football team in Barry to help vulnerable young people from the local area to take part in football.

 

Food Safety Roadshow A Great Success - Friday 27 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Environmental Health Department took to the road last week to promote the Food Standards Agency’s campaign for Food Safety Week 2014 ‘Don’t Wash Raw Chicken’.

 

Community Chest Funding Helps Vale Sports Clubs - Friday 27 June

7 organisations in the Vale of Glamorgan have secured funding from the Community Chest scheme to help improve sporting activities across the county.

 

Child safety event off to a Flying Start - Friday 27 June

Approximately 200 people turned out to support a child safety event on Tuesday 24 June on King’s Square in Barry, held by the Vale of Glamorgan’s Flying Start team.

 

Community Chest Creates Confident Coaches across the County - Friday 27 June

12 coaches from clubs across the Vale of Glamorgan recently attended an Analysing Your Coaching course as part of the Vale Councils’ Creating Confident Coaches programme.

 

Abandoned Dog Found in Llandow Area - Tuesday 24 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council Dog Warden Service is appealing for information to identify an abandoned dog.

 

Council Tax Banding Scam Warning - Tuesday 24 June

Vale of Glamorgan Trading Standards Officers are warning residents of a scam involving calls offering to reduce council tax bills.

 

Vale Council to earn white ribbon status - Tuesday 24 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has pledged its support towards the White Ribbon Campaign (WRC), which aims to eradicate violence towards women.

 

Runner-up Prize for St Illtyd in Book Slam 2014 - Tuesday 24 June

A team of year 5 and 6 pupils from St Illtyd Primary School reached the final of the Welsh Book Council’s Book Slam competition.

 

Llantwit Major Comprehensive hosts Community Cabinet - Tuesday 24 June

The next Community Cabinet meeting will be held at Llantwit Major Comprehensive School on Ham Lane East, Llantwit Major.

 

Progress towards a mixed comprehensive school continues - Tuesday 24 June

Progress towards a single mixed sex secondary school for Barry is continuing at pace and a report on the next steps could be tabled as soon as the autumn.

 

June is booking out all over at Barry County Library - Tuesday 24 June

Barry County Library will be hosting its authors event ‘June is booking out all over’ on 28 June from 10.30am.

 

Meadowvale Nursery opens new tea rooms - Monday 23 June

Meadowvale Nursery and Garden Centre expanded on 17 June with the addition of the new Brambles Tea Rooms.

 

Youth Work Week kicks off in Cardiff Bay - Monday 23 June

Youth Work Week runs from 23 to 29 June, and aims to promote the benefits of youth work and celebrate the benefits of working with young people.

 

11 Arrests Following CCTV monitoring - Monday 23 June

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 11 arrests last week.

 

Child safety event off to a Flying Start - Monday 23 June

Flying Start are holding a child safety event on Tuesday 24 June on King’s Square in Barry.

 

Dog Abandoned on Llantwit Beach Recovering - Friday 20 June

A dog found abandoned on Llantwit Major beach is making a speedy recovery thanks to a caring passer-by.

 

Vale Councillors Praise Tenovus ManVan- Friday 20 June

The Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan and the Cabinet Member for Children's Services have heaped praise on the ManVan after its visit to Barry this month

 

Councils Agree On Cemetery Approach Community Gardens - Tuesday 17 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council and Barry Town Council are working together to develop public open space at Cemetery Approach as a Community Garden.

 

Cabinet to consider 3G pitch at Jenner Park Stadium - Tuesday 17 June

The Council’s cabinet agreed on Monday 16 June for a feasibility study to be undertaken into the possible installation of a 3G sports pitch at Jenner Park Stadium.

 

Temporary Licence Issued Ahead of Cardiff City Match - Tuesday 17 June

The Vale cabinet has agreed to issue a temporary licence to Barry Town United ahead of their pre-season friendly match against Cardiff City, as well as their wildcard fixture in the FAW Word Cup against old rivals Merthyr Town.

 

Vale Council Shortlisted for Local Government Award - Tuesday 17 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has been shortlisted for the Community Investor category in the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards 2014.

 

22 Arrests Following CCTV monitoring - Tuesday 17 June

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 22 arrests last week.

 

RAF St Athan Celebrates 75 Years in South Wales - Friday 13 June

On Monday 23 June 2014, RAF Personnel from MOD St Athan will parade through Barry to commemorate 75 years of the Royal Air Force in South Wales.

 

The most physically active area in Wales - Friday 13 June

The Vale of Glamorgan is officially the most active place in Wales according to recent statistics published by Sport Wales.

 

Rogue traders sentenced to prison terms following Vale Council prosecution - Friday 13 June

Two rogue traders have been sentenced to eighteen month prison terms following a successful prosecution led by the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Trading Standards team.

 

Vale Successfully Prosecutes Ogmore Farm Riding Centre - Tuesday 10 June

The owner of Ogmore Farm Riding Centre has been convicted of three counts of failing to report an accident.

 

Vale Launches Adult Learning Summer Programme - Tuesday 10 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Adult and Community Learning Department has launched its exciting line-up of summer day courses, with a variety interesting classes taking place in the Vale this June and July.

 

Council Launches Food Safety Roadshow - Tuesday 10 June

The Vale of Glamorgan’s Environmental Health Department will embark on a roadshow across the area to share a number of tips during Food Safety Week between 16 and 22 June.

 

Current performance and future prospects for Sully Primary both good - Tuesday 10 June

Sully Primary School has this week received a very positive inspection report from Estyn.

 

Vale 50 Plus Forum Hosts Elder Abuse Awareness Event - Tuesday 10 June

The Vale 50 plus Strategy Forum will be holding an Elder Abuse Awareness event on Friday 13 June at Gwenog Court, Cwm Talwg.

 

4 Arrests Following CCTV monitoring - Monday 09 June

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 4 arrests last week.

 

Barry Celebrates Armed Forces Day - Monday 09 June

On Monday 23 June 2014, RAF Personnel from MOD St Athan will parade through Barry to mark the beginning of Armed Forces Week and to commemorate 75 years of the Royal Air Force in South Wales.

 

Max Named Young Volunteer of the Year - Monday 09 June

Max Williams, a volunteer with the Penarth Youth Project and the Vale’s Asperger youth group United Youth Club, has been named as Young Volunteer of the Year under 25.

 

Vale Counts Down to the Commonwealth Games - Monday 09 June

On 23rd July athletes from Commonwealth nations from across the World will unite in Glasgow to contest the 256 medal events, across 17 sports at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

 

Experience Wild Wales during Wales Biodiversity Week - Monday 09 June

Nature lovers across the Vale are being encouraged to rediscover their wild side between 7 and 15 June to help make Wales Biodiversity Week a huge success.

 

Community celebrates opening of new footpath - Monday 09 June

Pupils from Llanfair Primary School, representatives of Llanfair Community Council and local residents came together this week to celebrate the opening of a new footpath linking St Mary Church and The Herberts.

 

Assisted area status for parts of the Vale - Thursday 05 June

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s efforts to have parts of the Vale designated as ‘assisted areas’ by the European Commission have paid off.

 

Minister tours the Vale on community bus service - Wednesday 04 June

Jane Hutt, Welsh Government Minister for Finance, took a trip around the county last week to learn more about developments to the Greenlinks community transport service and to test out the latest addition to the fleet.

 

A Merrie Weekend at Cosmeston Medieval Village - Tuesday 03 June

Cosmeston Medieval Village was sent travelling back in time 600 years over the bank holiday weekend for its fantastic Troubled Times event.

 

Art Central Hosts D-Day Landings Exhibition - Tuesday 03 June

Throughout the month of June, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s prestigious art gallery Art Central in Barry is marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings with a Retrospective Exhibition of work by celebrated female war artist, Ray Howard Jones.

 

10 arrests due to CCTV monitoring - Tuesday 03 June

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 10 arrests last week.

 

 

 

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