July 2016 News
Latest News from the Council
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has taken swift action following the unauthorised occupation of a site near Stalling Down, Cowbridge.
New Bye Laws for Rhoose Point Lagoon were enacted by the Council on 22nd July 2016 and will be enforced against from midnight on 29th July 2016.
Dinas Powys Primary School has been highly praised for its performance in its recent Estyn Inspection.
Could your sports club or organisation benefit from funding to further develop your existing community sport project, or would you like to create new sports opportunities for residents in the Vale of Glamorgan?
Saints, the newly established St Athan Parks Trust, will be running a family fun day on Friday 5 August, from 3pm to 7pm.
Jenner Park hosted the annual Vale of Glamorgan girl’s primary football festival recently, and saw a range of schools compete for local bragging-rights.
Driver Messaging Feedback signs have been deployed and are now operational at two locations along Dinas Road in Penarth, to raise awareness of speed and obtain information on the overall speed of traffic.
From Monday 1 August waste and recycling collection days for some households in the Vale of Glamorgan will be changing.
Creative Rural Communities, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s rural regeneration initiative, has launched its Dog Friendly Pilot in the rural Vale of Glamorgan, with workshops in Cowbridge geared towards accommodation, attractions and shops.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has again been recognised for its commitment to providing clean, green spaces.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council secured more than £8m of funding for community investment through Section 106 agreements attached to planning approvals during 2015/16.
The beautiful award winning Isle of Fire returns to Barry Island this weekend, transforming the Island into a fiery landscape.
With the summer holidays fast approaching, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Sports & Play Development team have been busy planning their annual Sports & Play Family Fun Day.
On Friday 1 July, Vale landlords Jennie and Digby Rees were presented with the Road Safety Wales Award 2016 in recognition of their continuing awareness of road safety in the rural village of Peterston Super Ely.
A second route to Barry Island’s Harbour View car park and exit from the resort itself is set to be opened this week as the construction of the new Barry Waterfront link road which connects the popular seaside resort with the nearby Waterfront housing development enters its final stage.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has this week set in motion plans to build the first new council owned housing in the county for 17 years.
The Tenovus Cancer Sun Cream Van will be hitting the beach this summer and paying the residents of Barry Island a visit.
The go-ahead to take forward the development of six new all-weather 3G sports pitches at the Colcot Sports Centre, has been approved by the Vale of Glamorgan Council at the Cabinet meeting on Monday 11 July.
A health and fitness day held at St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School proved to be a huge success with staff and pupils alike.
CBBC’s ‘Awesome Authors’ event is coming to Barry Library this July, giving local Vale children the chance to take part in a creative weekend full of reading and storytelling.
Primary schools from across the Vale of Glamorgan flocked to Whitmore Bay earlier this month for the annual beach cricket festival.
Barry Communities First, led by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, has recognised and celebrated volunteers and participants involved with their projects by hosting its celebration evening.
Vale of Glamorgan Social Services employees have pushed themselves to their physical limits, taking part in a mini triathlon fundraising event.
Public Health Wales, Food Standards Agency Wales and Environmental Health Officers are supporting Public Health England to investigate an outbreak of E.coli O157.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Inspiring the Vale Bursary Scheme has been shortlisted in the prestigious Enterprising Business Awards 2016.
The regeneration of Barry Island continues with the opening of the new Causeway footpath and cycleway running from the Ship Inn junction, to the Old Harbour Car Park.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s prestigious gallery Art Central is pleased to be hosting The Romani Cultural & Arts Company’s heritage exhibition Tales From The Trailer.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council are launching a campaign to remind all dog owners that it is their responsibility to pick up after their pooch and dispose of the package in the nearest bin.
Construction work is now underway on a £100,000 investment into Barry library that will see a state of the art adult learning centre established and the building transformed into a learning hub for the Vale of Glamorgan.