October 2015 News
Latest News from the Council
The Penarth Learning Community which is made up of two new schools in Penarth, St Cyres and Ysgol y Deri, has been held up as an exemplar of an excellent community project.
A new cheerleading club has been set up in Barry thanks to funding from Sport Wales Community Chest.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has published its Improvement Plan Part 2 for 2015.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has received a funding windfall of over £224,000 to provide an economic boost to its coastal communities.
The Auditor General for Wales has said that, ‘The Vale of Glamorgan Council continues to perform well and manage its finances effectively and its forward planning arrangements and track record suggest that it is well placed to secure improvement in 2015-16.’
The board of governors at Sully Primary school has been awarded the Quality Mark Bronze Award for Governing Bodies by Governors Wales in recognition of their impact upon the school’s improvement.
The latest School Sport Survey has revealed that children in the Vale of Glamorgan are participating in sport in increasing numbers.
The regeneration of Barry reached another milestone this week as the Vale of Glamorgan Council celebrated the completion of the town’s famous Pumphouse.
Daniel Marshall from Cowbridge Comprehensive School has been elected as the Vale of Glamorgan’s Youth Mayor with Bronwen Lloyd from Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg elected as Deputy Youth Mayor.
They were elected to their respective positions at a meeting of the Vale Youth Forum on Monday 19 October, presided over by the Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Councillor Neil Moore.
This year’s Summer Reading Challenge with the theme of ‘Record Breakers’ captured the imagination of children in schools across the Vale of Glamorgan.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has removed a group of travellers who had occupied Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island without authorisation for the second time this week.
The Council has been shortlisted by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management for a Sustainability and Resource Award. The awards recognise good examples of partnership working to achieve a safer, cleaner environment.
Llanfair C.P. School has made good progress since its inspection in July 2014 according to schools inspector.
Travel to the new medical centre in Dinas Powys will be much easier for local residents as a result of a forward- thinking partnership between the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern.
Young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan are to be given another opportunity to participate in the exciting Rights Ambassadors project.
The group of travellers who had occupied the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island have been forced to leave the site by the Vale of Glamorgan Council and the facility has been reopened to the public.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be serving an order for possession to the travellers who have occupied Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island without authorisation.
The Vale of Glamorgan and City of Cardiff Councils are pleased to announce the start of the construction of an Organic Waste Treatment Centre.
The Leader of the Council has released a statement explaining the Council's ongoing work to end the unauthorised occupation of the Nell's Point car park at Barry Island.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has served a legal notice to the group of travellers who have occupied the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island without authorisation.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has taken swift action following the unauthorised occupation of the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island.
Following the submission of the Vale of Glamorgan Local Development Plan to the Welsh Government on 24 July an independent Planning Inspector has now been appointed to review the plan.
The new 3G pitch at Jenner Park in Barry saw its first sporting action this week.
In the early hours of Friday 09 October the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island was occupied, without authorisation, by a group of travellers.
A group of tenacious young people from schools and further education facilities across the Vale of Glamorgan have been presented with their Duke of Edinburgh badges at a ceremony.
Cllr Bronwen Brooks, Cabinet Member for Housing and Community Safety, has clarified the Council's response to the refugee crisis.
Young people across the Vale of Glamorgan will be honing their debating skills this week and fine-tuning their manifestos ahead of next week’s Local Democracy Week.
A social worker at the Vale of Glamorgan Council has been recognised for her work and dedication in the field of social services over the past 12 years.
A pupil at Penarth’s Evenlode Primary School has was won third prize in a national rugby short stories competition.
A unique music development scheme which aims to uncover and support aspiring musical talent across South Wales has now launched in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The public consultation on the one-way system currently being trialled on Trinity Street in Barry has closed.
Denise Rawlings a Social Worker at the Vale of Glamorgan Council has been nominated for an award for her work and dedication in the field of Social Services over the past 12 years.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is seeking the views of residents on how it could improve their short daily commuting experiences on foot or by bicycle to work and local facilities.