May 2017 News
Latest News from the Council
Over 100 pupils turned out at the Penarth Learning Centre for Ysgol Y Deri’s Primary School Sports Day recently, with several Vale primary schools represented in the disability sports event.
PORTHKERRY Country Park visitors can now step back in time and learn about iconic periods from the area’s past thanks to a new mobile phone app.
Cllr John Thomas has been appointed as Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council following a vote at the Council’s Annual General Meeting on 24 May.
BOXING champion Lee Selby has thrown his support behind a Safety Awareness Family Fun Event taking place in Barry later this month.
Six pupils from Ysgol Y Deri completed an Active Young People (AYP) Sports Organisers course recently, equipping them with the skills to go on and lead their own sports sessions in the future.
Several employees across the Vale of Glamorgan Council recently provided 120 hours of volunteering, as they gave up a day to support local projects.
Llantwit Major Comprehensive School excelled during a recent inspection, rating good across all categories.
The Beats, Eats and Treats festival that attracted more than 5,000 people to Barry Island last summer is to return on 24 and 25 June 2017.
Sport and physical activity organisations across the Vale of Glamorgan could be eligible for a share of funding totalling £86, 251.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s 50 + Strategy forum is set to host an event at Barry Library to promote creativity in the elderly.
In June Vale residents will be given the chance to elect a Member of the UK Parliament to represent them in their constituency.
Vale of Glamorgan Boccia side Mission Impossible recently recorded an impressive unbeaten streak to clinch the 2017 Vale Boccia League.
DUE to the temporary closure of Eagleswell Road at its junction with Boverton Road in Boverton, there will be diversions to some Vale bus services.
A pioneering scheme delivered by the Safer Vale Partnership that helps victims of domestic abuse remain in their own homes has proved a huge success.
The Safer Vale Partnership is aiming to crack down on the anti-social and illegal use of quad bikes and other similar vehicles in the Vale.
Seven cricket clubs from across the Vale of Glamorgan are set to take part in a major grassroots initiative aiming to increase participation numbers in cricket.