May 2015 News
Latest News from the Council
A number of questions have been asked and so the Leader of the Council has written to a number of groups with the following to explain the project.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has finalised its local development plan, the authority’s blueprint for sustainable development, following an extensive consultation with residents.
One person was arrested and one missing person found thanks to CCTV monitoring in the Vale last week.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has donated £2370.53 to Vale Foodbanks.
Byelaws to prohibit swimming, fishing, and camping in the area have been proposed by the Council.
The Vale’s extensive cycle network is to be further extended following approval of the latest phase of the Port Road Cycle Route which will connect the Barry Docks link road to Wenvoe.
Cardiff and Vale College Team “The Killers” have eaten up all the competition to claim the Vale Adult Boccia League for 2015.
Community groups have submitted expressions of interest in running community libraries in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The Vale of Glamorgan’ Council’s art gallery Art Central, hosted the opening of ‘The Welsh Salon of Photography’ organised by the Welsh Photographic Federation.
From Monday 1 June, the four main libraries in the Vale will change to their new opening hours.
Vale of Glamorgan Council employees devoted a day volunteering to help local community projects as part of Give and Gain Day 2015.
Last December, Wales’ First Minister announced an additional £3.6 million of financial support to help promote the Welsh language across Wales during 2015-16.
Vale of Glamorgan Trading Standards Officers are warning residents of a scam involving hoax council tax calls.
Council leader, Cllr Neil Moore, responds to an open letter from Barry Comprehensive School.
The Vale of Glamorgan has signed up to the Time to Change Wales campaign to help end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 1 court summons issued last week.
The new health suite at Penarth Leisure Centre was recently opened by Cllr Gwyn John, Vale Council cabinet member for Visible Services and Leisure.
From Tuesday 26 May the revised Greenlinks on-demand G1 service will offer transport from St Athan to Cowbridge and Cowbridge to Bridgend Town Centre from Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:15pm.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Flying Start team is holding a child safety fun day on 28 May at Pencoedtre Park, Barry from 10am to 2pm.
To celebrate the opening of their brand new store at Barry Waterfront, Asda has backed a special library bookmark for every primary school pupil in Barry and the surrounding area.
The former housing office on Aberaeron Close, Gibbonsdown is to be leased to All Youth Matters for the use of the whole Vale community.
Vale residents are invitied to try out something new at the Gwanwyn art, craft and leisure spring festival.
Wednesday 28 April was tennis day at Ysgol Iolo Morganwg. The children enjoyed a fun packed day of specialist tennis coaching from Gareth East from the Urdd and Lisa-Marie Morris from Vale Tennis Academy.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that it will be investing in five new all-weather 3G sports pitches for the county.
On Monday 11 May a nine week public consultation on options to transform, expand and modernise secondary education in Barry will begin.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 7 arrests made last week.
A presentation evening was held on 17 April to celebrate the success of the young people involved in the Emojis project.
Residents interested in the future of Dinas Powys Library are invited to a public meeting to discuss the options to ensure library services continue in the community.
Following the closure of the A4232 Cardiff bay link road, there are severe traffic delays on routes into Cardiff and to the M4.
Vale of Glamorgan Council employee Ashley Criddle, an apprentice electrician with the housing department’s responsive repairs team, has been named Welsh Apprentice of the Year at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2015.
Porthkerry and Cosmeston Country Parks have a range of events on offer for all ages around the May half term period.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 11 arrests made, three cautions and one court summons issued, and one missing person found last week.
The schools inspectorate Estyn has judged prospects for the Vale's largest primary school to be excellent.