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A-level success across the Vale - 17 August 2017

Sixth form students across the Vale of Glamorgan have had their nervous wait for their A-Level results come to an end, with pupils yet again outperforming the national average.


New village hall to be built in Ogmore by sea as trustees receive £128,000 in funding  - 15 August 2017

A new village hall will be built in Ogmore by Sea after years of campaigning and hard work by local people. 


City Deal is top of the agenda at the Vale Show business breakfast -14 August 2017 

A business breakfast to talk about how the Vale of Glamorgan can benefit from the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal was held at this year’s Vale Agricultural Show


Tenants enjoy summer fete as they mark one year anniversary in £2.2 Vale of Glamorgan housing development - 11 August 2017 

More than 50 residents gathered to mark one year of living in a Vale of Glamorgan council supported housing development in Cwrt Col-Huw, Llantwit Major.


Vale of Glamorgan council supported Barry Kicks community football project celebrates three-year anniversary at Colcot sports centre - 10 August 2017 

A sports club supported by the Vale of Glamorgan Council that is dedicated to helping young people in Barry has celebrated its three-year anniversary.


Gladstone gardens in Barry, is transformed as largest outdoor active zone in UK - 09 August 2017

GLADSTONE Gardens now boasts the biggest outdoor active zone in Britain after major refurbishment work carried out by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Vale of Glamorgan Council holds ceremony to celebrate green Flag park success - 09 August 2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council celebrated recent Green Flag success with an awards ceremony at Barry Island this week.


Vale Council announces new £670,000 funding scheme - 08 August 2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched a new three-year £670,000 funding scheme designed to support projects and initiatives put forward by community-led organisations.


Out and About in Dog friendly Vale of Glamorgan this Summer -  08 August 2017 

A pilot project titled ‘Paws in the Park’ is reaching out to residents to share different ways of exploring the Vale of Glamorgan with their dog this summer. 


Tired of the daily commute? Creative Rural Communities wants to think about new uses for rural buildings - 7 August 2017

Creative Rural Communities, the Vale of Glamorgan’s rural regeneration team is exploring opportunities for bringing redundant and underused buildings back into use for business purposes, whilst teaming up with small businesses to identify their workspace needs. 


Dewis Cymru helps retirement complex residents get more active - 07 August 2017

RESIDENTS in a retirement complex have become more active thanks to an exercise class organised through Dewis Cymru.


Vale of Glamorgan Sports & Play Development team joins national initiative to encourage more women and girls to stay active - 04 August 2017

The Vale of Glamorgan Council Sports & Play Development team has joined ‘Our Squad’ – an initiative by Sport Wales to celebrate, encourage and empower women in Wales to get active, and stay active.


Red Arrows to soar over Barry Island this weekend - 04 August 2017

The Red Arrows will return for their annual display over Barry Island this Sunday, in an event supported by Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Vale primary pupils complete bronze ambassador training with help from Wales hockey star - 03 August 2017

A sporting programme run by the Vale of Glamorgan council saw 28 primary school pupils complete the Bronze Ambassador training. 


Vale of Glamorgan Council praised by Wales Audit Office - 03 August 2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has received further positive feedback from the Wales Audit Office (WAO) in its Annual Improvement Report on the authority for 2016/17.


Vale of Glamorgan Council supports local artists - 02 August 2017

OGMORE artist Ingrid Walker has been recognised with a commission to create awards for a prestigious event as the Vale of Glamorgan Council continues to support the local arts scene.


Annual fun day hailed a success as Vale of Glamorgan Council programme helps support vulnerable families - 02 August 2017 

A father has revealed how his life has changed for the better thanks to a programme delivered by Vale of Glamorgan Council that reaches out to help disadvantaged families across the County.   


Wellbeing website Dewis Cymru launches in the Vale - 01 August 2017

DEWIS Cymru, a one-stop online directory for wellbeing in Wales, has been launched in the Vale with support from the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Why not volunteer in the Vale countryside? - 01 August 2017 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Countryside Service is on the look-out for enthusiastic volunteers wanting to enjoy the outdoors, meet new people and help preserve the environment.