March 2016 News
Latest News from the Council
The completion of a new children’s play area, has been celebrated by local children and those involved on the project.
What does it take for a destination to be friendly to dogs and for dogs to be friendly to the destination?
A new partnership agreement designed to deliver more affordable homes for the Vale of Glamorgan has been signed by the Hafod, Newydd, United Welsh, and Wales and West housing associations, and the Vale of Glamorgan Council.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s award winning parks team is ready for a new way of working and another busy summer of grass cutting.
The Victoria Park bandstand in Cadoxton is receiving a renovation makeover in time for the summer.
Dinas Powys’ new £2.7 million medical centre has now opened its doors to patients.
The Vale of Glamorgan was home to a record breaking attempt on Thursday.
With Barry Island expected to be very busy this Easter weekend the Vale of Glamorgan Council has taken steps to ensure that the main access road to the resort, the Causeway, is fully open.
The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has officially opened the Penarth Learning Community, the £50m home of St Cyres Comprehensive School and Ysgol Y Deri special school in Penarth.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is advising residents that some council tax payments will be collected later than usual in April.
An ex-pupil of Ysgol Y Deri Special School has been presented with an award for his achievements in education.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is joining the global celebration for our brilliant planet by supporting WWF’s Earth Hour – a spectacular and symbolic lights out event that focuses the world’s attention on our planet, and the need to protect it.
A 12 year old pupil from Barry Comprehensive School has seen off competition from around the UK to win a national film award.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s 50+ Strategy Forum have won Age Cymru’s Outstanding Contribution Award at their 2016 Gala Dinner and Awards.
Art Central recently saw the launch of the Women’s Arts Association’s exhibition of artworks created by Women artists form across Wales in celebration of International Women's Day 2016.
The Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Cllr Neil Moore, has welcomed the signing of the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal.
Would you like to learn about working safely with harmful chemicals in the workplace? Barry Communities First and Jobcentre Plus are running a free course for anyone that would like to know more.
Visitors to Dunraven Bay, Southerndown can now access the beach more easily thanks to a newly refurbished slipway.
An increase in council tax for the Vale of Glamorgan of 3.9% was agreed at a meeting of full council on Thursday 10 March 2016.
At their meeting on Monday 7 March, Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Cabinet approved a number of improvements to bus services across the county.
Adult learners in Barry have been celebrating, after successfully reaching the end of their chosen courses.
Barry’s Communities First group held a range of activities over the recent half term that got local children involved in fun and games.
Pupils at Penarth’s Cogan Primary School have been in touch with South Wales Police, to play a part in the training of one of their police dogs.