December 2015 News
Latest News from the Council
To ensure that access to the resort is not disrupted the Vale of Glamorgan Council will be opening the Nell’s Point car park and will have traffic management officers stationed at key points to keep traffic moving.
Vale residents are being invited to help shape the designs for four iconic new sculptures along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.
The team of volunteers that help maintain Porthkerry Country Park have given the site its final pruning of 2015.
The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Substance Misuse Area Planning Board and The Safer Vale Partnership have worked in collaboration to launch a new breathalyser pilot across venues in Barry and across the Vale of Glamorgan.
Ensure your home and valuables are safe and secure over the festive period by following The Safer Vale Partnership’s simple steps.
The experimental one-way system that was trialled on Trinity Street and surrounding roads in Barry earlier this year is to be removed in January.
Construction of a £2.9 million scheme to help alleviate flooding in the Coldbrook catchment of Barry will begin in January.
Members of the public, who live or work in the Vale of Glamorgan, will shortly be able to speak on a specific item listed on the Agenda of one of the Vale of Glamorgan’s five Scrutiny Committees.
The Vale of Glamorgan’s first extra care housing scheme, ‘Golau Caredig’ has been named as Wales’ best ‘Housing-led regeneration’ project at a recent industry awards ceremony.
Following last week’s Welsh Government budget announcement the Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched a public consultation on its spending priorities for the next four years.
Pupils at Sully Primary will be taking a more creative approach to numeracy next term.
The Ladybirds playgroup, run by the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Flying Start team, has been praised for its high standards by the Wales Pre-school Providers Association (WPPA).
An event was held recently to celebrate aspiring young sports coaches in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Producers in the Vale of Glamorgan are calling on shoppers to support their local markets and retailers this Christmas.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s decision to invite detailed proposals and a planning application for a substantial hotel and resort development at Barry Island’s Nell’s Point has been endorsed by the authority’s Economy and Environment scrutiny committee.
The restoration of Barry’s historic Pumphouse has been “highly commended” by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Cymru at their annual awards ceremony.
Libraries in the Vale of Glamorgan are among the first in Wales to offer children classes to develop their computer programming skills.
Young people from Llantwit Youth Council turned out in force to raise money for the town mayor’s charities despite the fierce weather that battered the town’s Christmas lights switch-on.
Barry Youth Action has launched a Christmas appeal to give a smile to children with cancer in Barry this Christmas.
A presentation evening was held on 27 November at Barry YMCA to celebrate the success of young people who attended the Emojis project delivered by the Vale of Glamorgan Youth Service.
Young people from the Vale Youth Service Rights Ambassadors project co-hosted a ‘Super Ambassadors’ training event for Vale pupils with the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Professor Sally Holland, to mark Universal Children’s Day