January 2016 News
Latest News from the Council
Schools in the Vale of Glamorgan have been rated as some of the best in Wales in a report published by Welsh Government.
A comprehensive investigation undertaken by the Vale of Glamorgan Council has found no evidence that the water at Barry Island, and the surrounding coastal areas, poses any risk to animals or humans.
Red Dragon Junior Netball Club has become the first netball club in South Wales to be awarded the insport ribbon award.
The informal evening gave the Llantwit Youth Council and the councillors the chance to get to know each other and to discuss the views of the young people in the town.
The Art Central gallery in Barry is hosting a wide ranging exhibition entitled ‘Don’t Stand By: Flames for Humanity’s Heroes’, to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2016.
A new table tennis club has opened in Penarth offering weekly sessions for juniors and seniors.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is investigating reports that a number of dogs have become unwell after being walked on the beach at Whitmore Bay, Barry Island.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council expects to save in excess of £100,000 in the next twelve months as a result of an innovative ‘pool car’ scheme that was piloted during 2015.
Porthkerry Wildlife Rangers met on Saturday to have a go at worm charming. Despite the very cold weather the survey was a great success!
£1.96 million has been allocated for an important flood defence scheme at Boverton in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is to begin work to cut back vegetation on Penarth Escarpment to help prevent landslips.
Refurbishment works to improve the learning environment at Barry Comprehensive School have been given the go-ahead thanks to funding from the Vale of Glamorgan Council.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has made significant improvements since 2013 according to Estyn, the schools inspectorate.
Following a joint investigation with the Police, Trading Standards in the Vale of Glamorgan have secured a conviction against a rogue trader who targeted an elderly couple in Dinas Powys.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council will work to secure the future of its country parks by exploring opportunities for opening the popular attractions up to a range of new leisure activities.
Volunteers from the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Greenlinks community transport service teamed up with Age Connects Cardiff & the Vale to bring some festive cheer to older people on Christmas Day.