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Chris Coleman marks new chapter in history of Jenner Park - Thursday 26 November

A new chapter was marked in the proud history of Jenner Park stadium in Barry on Thursday when Chris Coleman officially opened the new 3G artificial playing surface.


White Ribbon Day ties the Vale together - Wednesday 25 November

Public service providers from across the Vale have come together to show their support for White Ribbon Day and the battle against domestic violence.


Council Leader responds to the Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill - Wednesday 25 November

The Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council has made a statement in response to the publication of draft legislation designed to reorganise local government in Wales.


Users of Vale day care service star in pioneering new film - Tuesday 24 November

Users of a day care service in Barry for people with physical disabilities have been catapulted into the limelight after staring in a film commissioned by financial services giant, Legal & General.


Chris Coleman to officially open renovated Jenner Park stadium - Monday 23 November

The new 3G playing surface at Jenner Park in Barry will be officially opened by Chris Coleman, manager of the Wales national team, on 26 November 2015


Upcycling course in Gibbonsdown - Wednesday 18 November

Barry Community Garden is offering residents the opportunity of creating furniture at an upcycling course on 21st November. 


Big Wrap holds Big Quiz for a Big Christmas - Tuesday 17 November

Charity organisation The Big Wrap will be hosting a Big Quiz to help support disadvantaged children and young people across South Wales this Christmas.


First step towards re-development of Barry's Nell's Point - Tuesday 17 November

A proposal for a substantial hotel and linked resort development on the site formerly occupied by Barry Island’s holiday camp has been welcomed by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Trinity Street one-way system to be removed following consultation - Tuesday 17 November

The temporary one way system on Trinity Street in Barry will not be made permanent after the results of a public consultation undertaken by the Vale of Glamorgan Council showed it to be supported by only one in five local residents.


Sealawns site finally to be cleared - Monday 16 November

The site of the former Sealawns hotel near Ogmore is finally to be cleared by its owner following the success of long running legal action by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Chief Inspector for Social Services praises the Vale - Friday 13 November

The Chief Inspector for Social Services has described how a significant programme of service reform is now delivering joined up, community-based social care and health services in the Vale of Glamorgan.


Children's Commissioner for Wales to co-host Vale event - Friday 13 November

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Professor Sally Holland, will be co-hosting a training event designed to create ‘Super Ambassadors’ for young people in the Vale of Glamorgan as part of plans to mark Universal Children’s Day 2015.


Crowds turn out for Barry artist's retrospective - Friday 13 November

A Barry based artist this has this week seen his life’s work put on display as part of a retrospective exhibition.


Welsh hockey star inspires Vale youngsters - Friday 13 November

Welsh hockey international Beth Fisher co-hosted a young ambassadors training day in Barry this week as part of a scheme run by the Vale of Glamorgan Council to get more young people involved in sport at school.


Older people's forum to host debate - Thursday 12 November

The Question Time event will take place on 17 November at the Memo Arts Centre in Barry.


Council finalists in Welsh Housing Awards - Wednesday 11 November

The Accomodation Solutions Team have been recognised for their excellent work to reduce the time taken to transfer patients back into their homes after hospital stays.


Bathing water at Vale beaches rated excellent - Tuesday 10 November

Bathing waters at three beaches in the Vale of Glamorgan have been rated as excellent against tough new standards set by the European Union.


Vale of Glamorgan readies its winter fleet - Monday 09 November

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has readied its fleet of gritters and spreaders in preparation for winter’s arrival.


Trinity Street public meeting to take place this week - Monday 09 November

The open public meeting to discuss the Trinity Street one way system trial will be held on Friday 13 November by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Chance to speak at Public Rights of Way Sub-Committee - Monday 09 November

Members of the public will now be able to register to speak at meetings of the Council’s Public Rights of Way Sub-Committee.


Armistice Day 2015 - Friday 06 November

Civic bodies across the Vale will be holding ceremonies to mark Armistice Day next week.


Successful Summer of Play worth shouting about - Tuesday 03 November

Here, Rob Thomas, Managing Director of the Vale of Glamorgan Council is keen to share some good news that deserves to see the light.


Community Cabinet Returns to Penarth - Tuesday 03 November

The next Community Cabinet meeting will be held at the Paget Rooms in Penarth on 16 November.


Centre of education excellence picks up another award - Thursday 29 October

The Penarth Learning Community which is made up of two new schools in Penarth, St Cyres and Ysgol y Deri, has been held up as an exemplar of an excellent community project.


Barry cheerleaders hit new heights - Thursday 29 October

A new cheerleading club has been set up in Barry thanks to funding from Sport Wales Community Chest.


Vale publishes Improvement Plan Part Two - Thursday 29 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has published its Improvement Plan Part 2 for 2015.


Vale Coastal Communities receive funding boost - Wednesday 28 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has received a funding windfall of over £224,000 to provide an economic boost to its coastal communities.


Auditor General's positive assessment of Vale of Glamorgan Council - Tuesday 27 October

The Auditor General for Wales has said that, ‘The Vale of Glamorgan Council continues to perform well and manage its finances effectively and its forward planning arrangements and track record suggest that it is well placed to secure improvement in 2015-16.’


Sully Primary governors recognised for achievement - Monday 26 October

The board of governors at Sully Primary school has been awarded the Quality Mark Bronze Award for Governing Bodies by Governors Wales in recognition of their impact upon the school’s improvement. 


Vale school children raise the bar in sport participation - Monday 26 October

The latest School Sport Survey has revealed that children in the Vale of Glamorgan are participating in sport in increasing numbers.


Pumphouse latest milestone in Barry regeneration - Wednesday 21 October

The regeneration of Barry reached another milestone this week as the Vale of Glamorgan Council celebrated the completion of the town’s famous Pumphouse.


Pupils Vote in their thousands as Youth Mayor elected - Wednesday 21 October

Daniel Marshall from Cowbridge Comprehensive School has been elected as the Vale of Glamorgan’s Youth Mayor with Bronwen Lloyd from Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg elected as Deputy Youth Mayor.
They were elected to their respective positions at a meeting of the Vale Youth Forum on Monday 19 October, presided over by the Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Councillor Neil Moore.


Children embrace Summer Reading Challenge - Wednesday 21 October

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge with the theme of ‘Record Breakers’ captured the imagination of children in schools across the Vale of Glamorgan.


Vale Council acts again to remove travellers - Friday 16 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has removed a group of travellers who had occupied Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island without authorisation for the second time this week.


Vale Council finalists in waste management awards - Friday 16 October

The Council has been shortlisted by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management for a Sustainability and Resource Award. The awards recognise good examples of partnership working to achieve a safer, cleaner environment.


Llanfair School praised for good progress by schools inspector - Friday 16 October

Llanfair C.P. School has made good progress since its inspection in July 2014 according to schools inspector.


Partnership provides a new community transport service for Dinas Powys - Thursday 15 October

Travel to the new medical centre in Dinas Powys will be much easier for local residents as a result of a forward- thinking partnership between the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern.


Rights ambassadors bring children's rights to life - Thursday 15 October

Young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan are to be given another opportunity to participate in the exciting Rights Ambassadors project.


Barry Island car park reopened - Thursday 15 October

The group of travellers who had occupied the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island have been forced to leave the site by the Vale of Glamorgan Council and the facility has been reopened to the public.


Council to serve eviction notice to travellers - Wednesday 14 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be serving an order for possession to the travellers who have occupied Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island without authorisation.


Councils celebrate £13m investment in new recycling and energy plant - Wednesday 14 October

The Vale of Glamorgan and City of Cardiff Councils are pleased to announce the start of the construction of an Organic Waste Treatment Centre.


Cllr Neil Moore's statement on Nell's Point - Tuesday 13 October

The Leader of the Council has released a statement explaining the Council's ongoing work to end the unauthorised occupation of the Nell's Point car park at Barry Island.


Legal papers served to travellers at Barry Island car park - Tuesday 13 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has served a legal notice to the group of travellers who have occupied the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island without authorisation.


Unauthorised occupation of Nell's Point car park – update - Monday 12 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has taken swift action following the unauthorised occupation of the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island.


Vale of Glamorgan LDP Pre-Hearing Meeting - Monday 12 October

Following the submission of the Vale of Glamorgan Local Development Plan to the Welsh Government on 24 July an independent Planning Inspector has now been appointed to review the plan.


First look at Jenner Park's new 3G pitch - Friday 09 October

The new 3G pitch at Jenner Park in Barry saw its first sporting action this week.


Unauthorised occupation of Nell's Point car park - Friday 09 October

In the early hours of Friday 09 October the Nell’s Point car park at Barry Island was occupied, without authorisation, by a group of travellers.


Intrepid explorers pick up Duke of Edinburgh badges - Thursday 08 October

A group of tenacious young people from schools and further education facilities across the Vale of Glamorgan have been presented with their Duke of Edinburgh badges at a ceremony.


Clarification on response to refugee crisis - Thursday 08 October

Cllr Bronwen Brooks, Cabinet Member for Housing and Community Safety, has clarified the Council's response to the refugee crisis.


Future leaders take centre stage at Local Democracy Week - Thursday 08 October

Young people across the Vale of Glamorgan will be honing their debating skills this week and fine-tuning their manifestos ahead of next week’s Local Democracy Week.


Vale social worker recognised at award ceremony - Wednesday 07 October

A social worker at the Vale of Glamorgan Council has been recognised for her work and dedication in the field of social services over the past 12 years.


Penarth pupil reaches finals of Rugby Stories competition - Wednesday 07 October

A pupil at Penarth’s Evenlode Primary School has was won third prize in a national rugby short stories competition.


Forté Project uncovering and supporting new talent in South Wales - Wednesday 07 October

A unique music development scheme which aims to uncover and support aspiring musical talent across South Wales has now launched in the Vale of Glamorgan.


Trinity Street consultation closes - Wednesday 07 October

The public consultation on the one-way system currently being trialled on Trinity Street in Barry has closed.


Vale social worker nominated for award - Monday 05 October 

Denise Rawlings a Social Worker at the Vale of Glamorgan Council has been nominated for an award for her work and dedication in the field of Social Services over the past 12 years.


Vale of Glamorgan Council gears up for Active Travel Plan - Friday 02 October

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is seeking the views of residents on how it could improve their short daily commuting experiences on foot or by bicycle to work and local facilities.


Electoral registration officers to visit households in the Vale - Wednesday 30 September

Electoral registration officers will be visiting households in the Vale between 26 September and 30 October as part of the Council’s annual canvass of voters.


Work set to begin on new plan for future of Barry Schools - Wednesday 30 September

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is set to begin work to draw up a new set of proposals for improving secondary schooling in Barry following consultation with parents and pupils.


Vale 50+ Strategy Forum take to the catwalk - Tuesday 29 September

The Vale 50+ Strategy Forum will be celebrating Older People’s Day this year with a with a fashion show on Thursday 1st October at the Memo Arts Centre, Gladstone Road Barry.


Vale rolls out Confident Coaches programme - Monday 28 September

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will soon be kicking off its new Confident Coaches Programme aimed at increasing participation in sports among young people and adults and recognising their work through an accredited qualification.   


Collaboration key to effective response to refugee crisis -  Friday 25 September

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has moved swiftly to offer its support to refugees displaced by the crisis in the Middle East.


Kitchen gets the thumbs up from children at Llangan Primary School -  Thursday 24 September

Children at Llangan Primary School in Cowbridge were all smiles this week as a new kitchen was unveiled at their school thanks to an investment from the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Opening of '7 to 77' - an exhibition by Dilys Jackson - Wednesday 23 September

Saturday 19 September saw the opening of ‘7 to 77’, an exhibition celebrating 70 years of the work of Dilys Jackson at the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Art Central gallery in Barry.


Introduction of Vale car parking charges to be deferred - Monday 21 September

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that the introduction of car parking charges for Barry and Cowbridge town centres is to be delayed while the proposed charges are reviewed.


Sully Library to be closed on 19 September - Friday 18 September

Sully library will be closed for one day on Saturday 19 September. The library will be open as usual on Tuesday 22 September.


Seventy years of acclaimed artist's work on show in Barry - Friday 18 September

Seventy years of work by the notable Welsh artist Dilys Jackson is currently on display at the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Art Central gallery in Barry as part of an exhibition entitled ‘7 to 77’.


Romilly nursery building opens to pupils - Wednesday 16 September

The start of the new school year has seen Romilly Primary School in Barry welcome pupils to its brand new nursery building.


Hundreds turn out for tenant event and charity walk - Tuesday 15 September

More than 500 people attended this year’s Festivale tenant engagement event at the end of August.


Next phase begins at Llantwit Learning Community - Monday 14 September

The next phase of building work on the site of the new multi-million pound Llantwit Learning Community is underway.


Fraudulent telephone call warning - Monday 14 September

The Council’s trading standards team are warning Vale residents of a telephone scam after more than 60 incidences were reported in one day. 


Two Vale regeneration projects up for national planning award - Monday 14 September

The Vale of Glamorgan boasts two of Wales’ best examples of town planning, it was announced this week.


Adults with autism get on their bikes - Monday 14 September

Adult Autism Advice has recently been helping autistic adults from Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to get on their bikes with the help of Pedal Power.


Driver of unfit taxi has licence revoked - Thursday 10 September

A hackney carriage driver in the Vale of Glamorgan has had his Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers licenses revoked.


Trading Standards warn residents of Council tax scam - Wednesday 09 September

Vale of Glamorgan Trading Standards Officers are warning residents of an email scam offering people a refund on their Council tax bills.


Vale Council response to refugee crisis - Monday 07 September

Councillor Bronwen Brooks, Cabinet Member for Housing, Building Services and Community Safety, has added her voice to the debate in response to the ongoing refugee crisis.


Crematorium added to Cardiff Bus routes - Monday 07 September

Following discussions with the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Cardiff Bus have agreed to add the two stops at the crematorium on Port Road, Barry to a number of its routes.


Call for residents to sort, wash and squash - Monday 07 September

‘Please help us reduce contamination’ is the call from Council waste chiefs baffled by the latest recycling feedback and keen to sort, wash and squash this latest trend.


End of the summer session for RNLI - Friday 04 September

RNLI lifeguards will finish their daily safety service on the beaches of the Vale of Glamorgan this weekend.


Vale tops council performance table - Thursday 03 September

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has been ranked the joint highest performing council in the country according to figures from Data Unit Wales.


Llandow recycling plant update - Wednesday 02 September

A fire at a recycling plant at the Llandow Industrial Estate is being monitored by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, with the operation set to be scaled down over the coming week.


Free exercise at Vale leisure centres for National Fitness Day - Wednesday 02 September

On Wednesday 9 September, Barry, Penarth, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major and Holm View leisure centres are providing free exercise activities as part of National Fitness Day, helping make it the most active day of the year in the UK.


Flying the Flag for Merchant Navy Day - Tuesday 01 September

On Thursday 03 September the Vale of Glamorgan Council will be supporting Seafarers UK, by raising the Red Ensign, the official flag of Merchant Navy Day outside the Civic Offices.


Vale secondary school attendance best in Wales - Tuesday 01 September

Figures released by Welsh Government show that attendance levels at secondary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan were the best in Wales last year.


Palmerston offers free adult learning taster sessions - Friday 28 August

An exciting new programme of Get Back on Track courses for adults with additional needs has been launched at Palmerston Community Learning Centre, Barry.


Cashless meal payment system now available for all Vale schools - Wednesday 26 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s school meals service has now completed its roll out of cashless catering across the county’s schools.


Residents to have chance to speak at Public Rights of Way Sub-Committe - Wednesday 26 August

In a demonstration of its commitment to transparency and accountability the Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that members of the public will now be able to register to speak at meetings of the Council’s Public Rights of Way Sub-Committee.


Vale sports clubs benefit from £30k funding - Tuesday 25 August

Twenty one sports clubs from accross the Vale are due to benefit from the latest round of Community Chest funding.


Councillor urges response to consultation - Friday 21 August

A local Llandough councillor who campaigned for action to be taken to address speeding in the village is urging people to respond to the consultation currently underway on the introduction of a permanent 20mph speed limit.


Llantwit is best of the bunch in record breaking year for schools - Thursday 20 August

In a record breaking day of GCSE results Llantwit Major Comprehensive School steals the show with a 14% improvement in A*-C grades.


Best ever GCSE grades for Vale schools - Thursday 20 August

Schools in the Vale of Glamorgan have recorded their best ever GCSE results.


Construction of next phase of Vale cycle network to commence - Monday 17 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that the next phase of its ongoing programme to establish a network of cycle paths across the Vale will begin this week.


New grant for inspiring bursaries scheme announced - Friday 14 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s business breakfast event became a double celebration when the Waterloo Foundation announced it would continue to support the ‘Inspiring the Vale’ bursaries scheme for another year.


Vale schools outperform national average - Thursday 13 August

This year’s A-level and AS-level results show Vale of Glamorgan schools have outperformed the national average yet again.


Vale Mayor and AM open Barry photographic exhibition - Wednesday 12 August

Barry Camera club launched their annual photographic exhibition this month at Barry’s Art Central Gallery.


Free football coaching at Colcot Sports Centre - Monday 10 August

The Cardiff City FC Foundation has teamed up with the Premier League Kicks project to offer free sports coaching sessions to young people aged 14 to 19.


Back to back successes show what a special place the Vale is - Monday 10 August

An attraction in the Vale of Glamorgan has been named Wales' most special place by the National Trust for the second year running. 


Outdoor sports on offer at Cosmeston - Thursday 06 August

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park will be hosting a pop-up outdoor sports activity weekend later this month.


Dinas Powys play scheme a huge hit - Tuesday 04 August

The Vale Council’s Sports and Play Development Team recently held a successful and well-attended play scheme in Dinas Powys at the Murchfield Community Centre for children aged 4 to 11.


Youth Mayor raises money for Mind in the Vale - Tuesday 04 August

The Vale of Glamorgan Youth Mayor has raised almost £100 for mental health charity Mind in the Vale at the Island Rocks weekender on Saturday 1 August 2015.


Flying Start Parents Get Cooking - Tuesday 04 August

The Flying Start Family Centre recently held an event to present certificates to parents who attended the Get Cooking Programme.


Stream of volunteers needed at Porthkerry - Monday 03 August

Rangers at Porthkerry Country Park are calling for a raft of volunteers to help with their latest stream cleaning operation.


Community Mural Project to help tackle graffiti - Friday 31 July

The Vale 50 plus Strategy Forum, along with a number of other older peoples groups in the Vale, have been working on an exciting intergenerational anti-graffiti art project.


Barry Camera Club on show at Art Central - Friday 31 July

Barry Camera Club will be launching their 2015 exhibition on Friday 7 August at Art Central Gallery on King Square.


Vale councillors welcome flood protection scheme - Thursday 30 July

Local councillors have welcomed a multi-million pound project designed to protect parts of Barry from flooding.


Lights, Camera, Action for Memo Cinema - Wednesday 29 July

The Memo Arts Centre, Barry is installing new digital cinema facilities, which will enable them to live stream theatre productions and bring back blockbuster cinema releases to the area.


Councils agree to join forces to progress City Deal - Tuesday 28 July

Ten south east Wales local authorities have formally agreed to join forces to help deliver a City Deal for the Capital City



Vale’s Green Flag parks keep on growing - Monday 27 July

Six parks within the Vale of Glamorgan have been awarded the coveted Green Flag by Wales’ leading environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy, one more than in 2014.


New Community Hub opens in Gibbonsdown - Friday 24 July

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths AM, opened the newly converted Community Hub in Gibbonsdown, Barry on Tuesday 21 July.


Trial 20mph zone for Llandough to be introduced - Thursday 23 July

Following a consultation and requests from residents and community groups, a 20mph speed limit is set to be introduced along Penlan Road in Llandough as a trial.


Donation gives elderly a launch pad to social inclusion - Wednesday 22 July

The Vale Centre for Voluntary Services has received £1,500 to buy iPads to help reduce social isolation amongst elderly people in Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan.


Bro On the Road this summer - Tuesday 21 July

The Bro Radio team are heading out on the road this August to host a series of live music events and activities across the Vale.


Have your say on High Street and Broad Street improvements - Monday 20 July

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is running a consultation on proposed improvements to the High Street and Broad Street shopping centre.


Palmerston pupil designs new Safeguarding logo - Monday 20 July

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has recently unveiled a new logo for the children’s safeguarding service, designed by a pupil from Palmerston Primary School.


Local Hero Ellis commended for volunteering - Monday 20 July

Doorstep sports volunteer Ellis Baldwin from Barry has been commended for his efforts after being named a Street Games Local Hero.


Get out and play for Playday 2015 - Monday 20 July

The Vale Council’s Sports and Play Development Team, along with Barry Town Council, will be celebrating Playday, the national day for play in the UK, on Wednesday 5 August.


Young people in Wales call for vote at 16 - Friday 17 July

The Vale Youth Forum, along with young people from all over Wales, met at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff for the announcement of the ‘Vote@16’ consultation on 15 July.


Wales Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme fourth round now open - Friday 17 July

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has recently announced a further round of the Wales Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme.


Family Information Service launches summer events programme - Thursday 16 July


The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Family Information Service has put together a huge programme of all the activities taking place for children and young people in the Vale this summer.


Sports and Play summer event programme kicks off with Family Fun Day - Thursday 16 July

With the summer holidays fast approaching, the Council’s Sports and Play Development team have been busy planning their summer events programme, starting with a Family Fun Day.


Work is underway for energy efficiency home improvement scheme - Thursday 16 July

Works to deliver energy saving External Wall Insulation (EWI) to over 200 homes across Barry is now underway.


Same day hire launched for Barry Island beach huts - Wednesday 15 July

From this weekend visitors to Barry Island will be able to book one of the popular new beach huts for use on the same day.


Progress Continues on Conversion of Historic Pumphouse - Wednesday 15 July

The Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council was recently given a tour of the well advanced and extensive renovation work that continues on one of Wales few remaining hydraulic pumping houses on Barry Waterfront.


Stanwell celebrates excellent inspection report - Wednesday 15 July

Stanwell School has been judged as having excellent current performance and excellent prospects for improvement in an Estyn inspection report published recently.


Final chance to comment on Vale LDP - Wednesday 15 July

After three years of further research and revision the updated Vale of Glamorgan Local Development Plan will be submitted to Welsh Government for inspection on 24 July.


Family Information Service launches summer events programme - Tuesday 14 July

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Family Information Service has put together a huge programme of all the activities taking place for children and young people in the Vale this summer.


Audit of accounts 2014/15 - Tuesday 14 July

The Council's accounts for 2014/15 can now be viewed at the Civic Offices.


Local resident sets the record straight on Parc Bryn y Don - Monday 13 July

Following some comment in the local press the Vale of Glamorgan Council was very pleased to see a letter appear in last week’s GEM newspaper which offered a factual and independent appraisal of the situation.


Literary heavyweights praise first time authors - Monday 13 July

One of Britain’s most successful children’s authors has praised the work of a group of young women from Barry whose first children’s books were launched this week.


Improvements planned for the High Street shopping centre - Friday 10 July

Plans have been announced to upgrade roads around the High Street -Broad Street shopping centre in Barry to make visiting local shops even easier.


Local residents to receive important voter registration information - Friday 10 July

Households in the Vale of Glamorgan will soon be receiving a Household Enquiry Form asking residents to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for that address  is correct..


Pitch up for free golf event at Porthkerry - Thursday 09 July

Free Golf in the Park sessions for beginners are being offered at Porthkerry Country Park for those looking to tee-off their golfing career.


Vale students join National Youth Arts Wales - Thursday 09 July

17 students from the Vale of Glamorgan have been successful in their auditions to join one or more National Youth Arts Wales groups this year.


Eastern promenade regeneration recognised as one of UK’s best - Tuesday 07 July

The regeneration of Barry Island’s eastern promenade has been recognised as one of the best examples of planning and design in the UK by the Royal Town Planning Institute.


Share your views on St Brides affordable housing development - Tuesday 07 July

Newydd Housing Association will be displaying plans for a proposed new affordable housing development at Wick Road, St Brides Major at a public consultation event on Thursday, 16th July 2015.


Evenlode’s inspiring business manager commended - Tuesday 07 July

Susan Esseen, Business Manager at Evenlode Primary School in Penarth, after being nominated by her colleagues and friends, has been rewarded for her hard work.


Llantwit Learning Community gets green light - Monday 06 July

An independent review has given the Council’s plans to create a new Learning Community in Llantwit Major the green light, reflecting their “high level of confidence” in the project.


Social Services chief praises foster carers at national event - Monday 06 July

The Vale Council’s Director of Social Services used last month’s Fostering in Wales Day to praise the work of foster carers both in the Vale and across Wales.


Free weekender events return to Barry Island for 2015 - Friday 03 July

Barry Island is preparing for fun-packed summer in 2015 with the free Weekender events set to return once again.


Ty Dyfan opens new sensory garden - Friday 03 July

Staff at the Ty Dyfan care home in Cadoxton, Barry invited Cllr Stuart Egan to open their newly transformed sensory garden area.


Atomic Touch Festival Success - Friday 03 July

Primary school pupils from across the Vale took part in the newly formed Atomic Touch festival this month.


IQ southern development site for sale - Thursday 02 July

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is inviting offers for the IQ Southern Development Site, a prime site situated within the Innovation Quarter on Barry Waterfront.


New trial bus service for Penarth - Thursday 02 July

An extended trial bus service for Penarth was launched on 30 June.


Rugby World Cup comes to Barry Island - Wednesday 01 July

The Webb Ellis Trophy is visiting Barry Island as part of the first ever Cardiff Blues Beach Rugby Festival.


Barry parents create tall tales for children - Wednesday 01 July

Primary school parents from Barry have been hard at work discovering their creative sides by writing and publishing their own books.


Makeshifting exhibition opens in Barry - Wednesday 01 July

Art Central, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s art gallery, launched a new exhibition last week entitled ‘Makeshifting: structures of mobility’.



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