April 2017 News
Latest News from the Council
Over 50 volunteers from Welsh Water, Natural Resources Wales, Cardiff Rivers Group and the local community joined Vale of Glamorgan Council Rangers to take part in a river clean at Porthkerry Country Park.
RESIDENTS are being warned about scams purportedly offering a council tax refund – with the elderly a particular target.
YSGOL y Deri is encouraging people to join, help marshal or sponsor participants of a charity bike ride it is organising next month.
Up to £3,000 of funding could be available for event organisers looking to deliver new and innovative events in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The local elections are to be held on Thursday 04 May, and Vale of Glamorgan residents are being urged to prepare to have their say.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that Newydd Housing Association has been selected as its preferred bidder to undertake the development of the St Paul’s Church site in Penarth.
Over two-hundred girls took part in the Vale of Glamorgan Primary Girls Football Festival recently, as football once again demonstrated its increasing popularity amongst young Vale girls.
A free cycling scheme began at Cosmeston last weekend, and aimed to get more Vale girls ‘on the move’.
Supported by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Valeways is organising, and running, a series of walking groups suitable for all ages and levels.
Penarth Leisure Centre has hosted a programme of Thai Chi classes recently, as the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Exercise Referral team aims to help residents become more active.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is in the running to be named as the best local authority in the UK.
Five Vale of Glamorgan secondary schools recently sent school council members and staff to attend the annual Pupil Voice conference.
THE Vale of Glamorgan Council Youth Service was recently awarded the Bronze Quality Mark for youth work – one of the first local authorities in Wales to receive this honour.
BARRY Island visitors are being asked to plan ahead as the resort gears up for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend - the first in which the new Waterfront Link Road will be open.