April 2016 News

Latest News from the Council


Council agrees Improvement Objectives for 2016-17 - Thursday 28 April

The Vale of Glamorgan Improvement Plan Part 1: Improvement Objectives 2016-17 was agreed at a meeting of full Council on 27th April.


Atomic Touch Festival - Wednesday 27 April

The Atomic Touch festival returned to Barry this year, as girls tried their hand at the sport.


Travellers being removed from Cliff Parade Car Park - Tuesday 26 April

On Friday 22 May, the rear of the Cliff Parade Car Park in Penarth was closed to the public following the unauthorised encampment of a number of caravans.


Open-top bus service launches at Barry Island - Monday 25 April

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s resort management team were joined today by a number of local traders to welcome Barry Island’s latest addition – an open top bus service.


Keeping the coast clean - Monday 25 April

The fourth annual Keep Wales Tidy’s Clean Coast Week takes place from 23 April to 1 May 2016.


Council acts to remove travellers from Penarth carpark - Friday 22 April

The rear of Penarth’s Cliff Parade Car Park is currently closed to the public, following the unauthorised encampment of a number of caravans.


The Vale of Glamorgan Celebrates her Majesty's 90th Birthday - Thursday 21 April

To celebrate The Queen’s 90th Birthday, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will invite Her Majesty The Queen to light the Principal Beacon on 21st April at Windsor Castle. 


Community of St Athan - Have your say! - Tuesday 19 April

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Creative Rural Communities Team, are working with the residents, businesses and stakeholders of St Athan on a community mapping project.  


Vale Council planning decision upheld - Tuesday 12 April

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has successfully defended a challenge in the High Court against a decision made by its planning committee in 2015.


Improvements to Gladstone Gardens - Wednesday 6 April

The Vale of Glamorgan Council wants to hear the views of residents, on improving one of Barry’s most popular gardens.


Interest free loans for housing improvements - Tuesday 5 April

Property owners across the Vale of Glamorgan are now able to benefit from interest free loans to assist with the cost of improving their premises.