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August 2015 News

Latest News from the Council 

Palmerston offers free adult learning taster sessions - Friday 28 August

An exciting new programme of Get Back on Track courses for adults with additional needs has been launched at Palmerston Community Learning Centre, Barry.

 

Cashless meal payment system now available for all Vale schools - Wednesday 26 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s school meals service has now completed its roll out of cashless catering across the county’s schools.

 

Residents to have chance to speak at Public Rights of Way Sub-Committe - Wednesday 26 August

In a demonstration of its commitment to transparency and accountability the Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that members of the public will now be able to register to speak at meetings of the Council’s Public Rights of Way Sub-Committee.

 

Vale sports clubs benefit from £30k funding - Tuesday 25 August

Twenty one sports clubs from accross the Vale are due to benefit from the latest round of Community Chest funding.

 

Councillor urges response to consultation - Friday 21 August

A local Llandough councillor who campaigned for action to be taken to address speeding in the village is urging people to respond to the consultation currently underway on the introduction of a permanent 20mph speed limit.

 

Llantwit is best of the bunch in record breaking year for schools - Thursday 20 August

In a record breaking day of GCSE results Llantwit Major Comprehensive School steals the show with a 14% improvement in A*-C grades.

 

Best ever GCSE grades for Vale schools - Thursday 20 August

Schools in the Vale of Glamorgan have recorded their best ever GCSE results.

 

Construction of next phase of Vale cycle network to commence - Monday 17 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that the next phase of its ongoing programme to establish a network of cycle paths across the Vale will begin this week.

 

New grant for inspiring bursaries scheme announced - Friday 14 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s business breakfast event became a double celebration when the Waterloo Foundation announced it would continue to support the ‘Inspiring the Vale’ bursaries scheme for another year.

 

Vale schools outperform national average - Thursday 13 August

This year’s A-level and AS-level results show Vale of Glamorgan schools have outperformed the national average yet again.

 

Vale Mayor and AM open Barry photographic exhibition - Wednesday 12 August

Barry Camera club launched their annual photographic exhibition this month at Barry’s Art Central Gallery.

 

Free football coaching at Colcot Sports Centre - Monday 10 August

The Cardiff City FC Foundation has teamed up with the Premier League Kicks project to offer free sports coaching sessions to young people aged 14 to 19.

 

Back to back successes show what a special place the Vale is - Monday 10 August

An attraction in the Vale of Glamorgan has been named Wales' most special place by the National Trust for the second year running. 

 

Outdoor sports on offer at Cosmeston - Thursday 06 August

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park will be hosting a pop-up outdoor sports activity weekend later this month.

 

Dinas Powys play scheme a huge hit - Tuesday 04 August

The Vale Council’s Sports and Play Development Team recently held a successful and well-attended play scheme in Dinas Powys at the Murchfield Community Centre for children aged 4 to 11.

 

Youth Mayor raises money for Mind in the Vale - Tuesday 04 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Youth Mayor has raised almost £100 for mental health charity Mind in the Vale at the Island Rocks weekender on Saturday 1 August 2015.

 

Flying Start Parents Get Cooking - Tuesday 04 August

The Flying Start Family Centre recently held an event to present certificates to parents who attended the Get Cooking Programme.

 

Stream of volunteers needed at Porthkerry - Monday 03 August

Rangers at Porthkerry Country Park are calling for a raft of volunteers to help with their latest stream cleaning operation.

 

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