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Dame Judi Dench among a string of stars set to film on Penarth Pier - 18/07/2018

Dame Judi Dench and Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent are among a string of A-list stars set to be filming at Penarth Pier over the next few days


Penarth Youth Action create community art mural at Penarth Summer Carnvial - 18/07/2018

Children and young people in Penarth recently took part in an art workshop in efforts to raise awareness of The Kymin grounds


2018 Estyn report judged Cogan Primary School as an extremely caring community - 17/07/2018

Cogan Primary School in Pill St Penarth was judged as excellent in care support and guidance and leadership and management in a 2018 Estyn Report


Green Flag Awards for Vale Parks - 16/07/2018

Congratulations to Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Medieval Village, Porthkerry Country Park and Gladstone Park for receiving their first Green Flag Awards


Travellers removed from Stalling Down in Cowbridge - 13/07/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has successfully removed Travellers from Stalling Down in Cowbridge after taking legal action.


Vale of Glamorgan Council workers to run Barry Island 10K for Mayor's Foundation - 13/07/2018

Ten Vale of Glamorgan Council workers are gearing up to run the Barry Island 10k in support of the Mayor's Foundation – with a Paralympic gold medallist among them.


Vale schools unite to display new art work in Art Central Gallery exhibition - 11/07/2018

An exhibition of GCSE and A level art work by Bryn Hafren and Barry Comprehensive School pupils is on display at Art Central Gallery


Council takes action against Traveller occupation of Cowbridge Common - 10/07/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has taken swift action following the unauthorised occupation of the Cowbridge Common by Travellers


Volunteering day hailed a success as 75 people helped transform Margaret Avenue in Colcot - 09/07/2018

A volunteering day saw 75 people from Colcot in Barry unite to paint railings as part of an on-going project to revamp Margaret Avenue into a community garden.


Vale records fall in number of Young people Not in Education Employment or Training - 04/07/2018

Recent figures published by Welsh Government revealed that the number of young people who are Not in Education Employment or Training has reduced significantly across the Vale of Glamorgan


Vale residents urged to return Annual Canvass form to ensure their vote is counted - 03/07/2018

People living in the Vale of Glamorgan are being warned not to lose their voice on matters that affect them and to look out for their voter registration details in the post


Vale Council debates right to vote at Equaliteas workshop - 02/07/2018

An EqualiTeas workshop hosted by the Vale Council's Electoral Registration Team in conjunction with the Youth Participation, invited groups to debate and share their views on the equal right to vote.


Barry restaurant owner fined after serving unsafe food - 02/07/2018

The owner of a takeaway restaurant in Barry has been fined for creating a dish that carried a significant risk of harm or death


Police and Vale of Glamorgan Council issue stern warning over tombstoning at Rhoose Point - 02/07/2018

Visitors to Rhoose Point are being warned that they risk death, serious injury and fines of up to £500 if they jump off ledges into the water of the old quarry area below.