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Safety survey reveals e-cigaretteE charges pose significant risk to consumers - 17 January 2017  

Shared Regulatory Services is advising businesses to proceed with caution when selling e-cigarette chargers to consumers, after more than half of the products they recently surveyed failed safety tests.

 

Vigilant Colcot Sports Centre worker reports suspected theft - 16 January 2017

A VALE of Glamorgan Council employee has been praised for his vigilance after reporting a suspected theft at Colcot Sports Centre to the police.

 

Council set to offer sports courses and workshops - 16 January 2017 

THE VALE of Glamorgan Council’s Sports and Play Development team have been working hard to organise and promote a range of sports coaching and fitness-related courses and workshops for residents across the Vale.

 

Work begins on redevelopment of Cemetery Approach - 13 January 2017 

Work is now underway on a new community garden and nature area at Cemetery Approach in Barry. 

 

Barry Library set to extend opening hours by launching open access system - 12 January 2017

BARRY Library is set to launch an exciting new open access system, allowing members to use its facilities outside normal staffed hours.

 

Fight off the mince pies with a free Foodwise course - 11 January 2017 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council-led Barry Communities First, in partnership with Public Health Wales, will be re-launching the highly successful Foodwise course this New Year.

 

Top of the lollipops! Vale of Glamorgan Council's crossing patrol winners announced - 11 January 2017 

The unsung heroes guiding Vale youngsters safely across our roads twice a day have been given the recognition they deserve. 

 

Volunteering Fayre - 11 January 2017

Embark on a new adventure and come to The BIG Volunteering Fayre.

 

Barry Library 10th Anniversary - 09 January 2017

Celebrate with the library at King Square on 13th and 14th January.

 

Surveying of Penarth viewing platform delayed by vandalism - 09 January 2017

Survey monitoring equipment put in place last month to help identify the cause of cracks to the Penarth Head viewing platform has been tampered with by vandals, delaying the work of the Vale of Glamorgan Council to address the problem. 

 

Top borrowers celebrate 10 years at Barry Library - 06 January 2017

Some of Barry Library’s best customers joined staff for coffee and cake this week to celebrate the library’s tenth birthday.

 

Council’s Sports and Play team raise awareness of diverse sports clubs - 06 January 2017 

A new year often brings with it many residents across the Vale resolving to improve their fitness. This is why the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Sports and Play Development team have been updating the details of local sport and physical activity clubs on offer in the area.

 

Vote for Cosmeston - 04 January 2017

Cosmeston Countryside Volunteers is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

 

New Year – new running group for girls - 04 January 2017 

A BRAND new running group aimed at beginners is set to get more Vale of Glamorgan girls ‘on the move’.

 

Girls’ tennis and pre-school golf to launch for the new year - 04 January 2017 

A number of new sports sessions for young people will be starting in January. Delivered by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, in partnership with local voluntary organisations, the new sessions are part of the local authority’s plan to get more young people than ever taking part in sport in 2017.