February 2015 News
Latest News from the Council
The cabinet member for sport has written to all junior football clubs in the Vale to clarify some aspects of the Council's work to develop a football hub for the community.
Ysgol Y Deri’s school construction ambassadors were named the winners of the 2015 Speaker’s School Council Awards in the 17-19 category.
The road closure period to allow for the replacement of the road bridge in St Brides has been reduced by six weeks.
Consultation with parents, pupils and staff on a plan to invest £35m in transforming secondary education in the Vale will commence on 11 May 2015.
A Barry man has been handed a suspended prison sentence for selling counterfeit clothing and accessories.
The BIG Fill has returned to complete the pledge of filling potholes in every ward in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has reduced the size of its cabinet to six members following the resignation of Cllr Rob Curtis from the Council’s executive group.
After a wave of visitors hit the new look Barry Island this half term, details of how the striking new beach huts can be hired have been announced.
A doorstep sport project aimed at getting more young people, more active, more often in their own communities is thriving in Barry.
Sports clubs within the Vale of Glamorgan are hosting free tasters and open days throughout March to help encourage women and girls of all ages to be more active.
Cllr Richard Bertin, Independent Member for the Court ward, has been censured following a Stage 3 hearing.
Due to ever increasing budgetary pressures the Vale of Glamorgan Council has identified proposals for the introduction of a range of new waste management charges from 01 April 2015.
A Barry Island beach huts “open week” has been announced.
Members of the Vale Youth Service’s Rights Ambassadors project have begun planning workshops which will be delivered in schools and other local organisations.
Niclas Want, a member of the Vale of Glamorgan Youth Cabinet and pupil at Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg, was involved in the recruitment and selection process of the new Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Professor Sally Donaldson.
New panels are being installed in Cowbridge to give visitors information on the town and its history.
After committing considerable time and effort to helping bring a new funfair for Barry Island, the Vale of Glamorgan Council finds itself in a familiar position.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has been awarded a grant of £1.2m by Welsh Government in recognition of its high achievement for the 2013/14 financial year.
A proposed £35million transformation of a number of schools in Barry will be considered by Vale of Glamorgan councillors on 23 February.
Council flies rainbow flag outside Civic Offices for LGBT History Month.
Every household in the Vale of Glamorgan will be receiving one this week.
The Extend exercise class designed for elderly and disabled people held at the Gathering Place, St. Athan celebrated its first birthday last week.
Works are progressing well on the construction of the viewing platform at Penarth Head Park.
Due to ever increasing budgetary pressures the Vale of Glamorgan Council has indicated that it can no longer continue to provide bulky item waste collections free of charge to all customers.
A fixed penalty notice has been issued to people caught fly-tipping at Porthkerry Park.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is calling on residents to help support the Adult Placement Service by becoming hosts and opening their homes to adults with learning and other disabilities for short breaks and on a long term basis.
At least 550 new foster families are needed across Wales during 2015 according to figures released today from The Fostering Network.
Support for the National Literacy and Numeracy Framework in South Wales schools will be embedded into the regional support provided by the Central South Consortium from September 2015.
The road closure to replace the bridge on St. Brides Road, Ewenny has been postponed following concerns raised by local businesses.
Responding to concerns raised by residents of Trinity Street regarding the speed and volume of traffic, the Vale of Glamorgan Council and local ward members have proposed a trial one way traffic scheme that will run for six months.
From February members of the public will be able to register to speak at Council planning committee meetings.
The Safer Vale Partnership has undertaken an environmental clean-up initiative on the lane to rear of Merthyr Street and Holton Road, following issues with environmental anti-social behaviour.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 5 arrests made last week.
Menter Bro Morgannwg has set up a Welsh-medium holiday childcare scheme for primary school children in the Vale of Glamorgan.