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Creative-Rural-Communities-logoCreative Rural Communities (CRC), the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s rural regeneration initiative, are inviting people to come forward with innovative ideas that have the potential to take communities and enterprises in the rural Vale in new, exciting directions.
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Dockview Road, Barry will be closed in sections from Monday 17 October until Friday 16 December to all as Wales & West Utilities carry out essential gas pipe replacement work.
VISITORS are flocking to the Vale of Glamorgan, new statistics have revealed.
A COGAN man has left the building site behind to break the mould in a female-dominated profession, with help from the Vale of Glamorgan Council Family Information Service (FIS).
THE Vale of Glamorgan Council will invest nearly £2 million to upgrade leisure centre facilities, if plans are approved.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is to consider the findings of a report that proposes work be undertaken to harness the knowledge and expertise of the local community to inform the future regeneration of Barry and its surrounding areas.
92% of respondents to a public consultation undertaken by the Vale of Glamorgan Council have given their support to proposals that could see £19.3m invested into Ysgol Bro Morgannwg, the Vale’s Welsh medium secondary school.
An extraordinary meeting of the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Learning and Culture Scrutiny Committee will be held on 3 October 2016 at 6:00pm at the Civic Offices to discuss the proposals to establish two new mixed secondary schools in Barry which are currently the subject of a public consultation.
Dinas Powys Primary School’s headteacher, Julie Thompson, was joined by the school’s staff and governors, amongst other invited guests, to celebrate the recent publication of the school’s first Estyn Inspection report.
Dog owners and their dogs across the UK can now enjoy more than 70 attractions, eateries, accommodation-providers and shops in the rural Vale of Glamorgan, safe in the knowledge that they are welcome, thanks to the new Paws In The Vale pilot project.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council recently hosted a celebration evening for local youngsters who had gained their gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan are to be given another opportunity to participate in the exciting and innovative Rights Ambassadors project.
The Shared Regulatory Services team responsible for regulatory services across the Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff and Bridgend, is urging consumers and businesses to be vigilant following a national recall of cheese supplies by Errington Cheese Ltd, Walston Braehead Farm, Carnwath, Lanark.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has begun consultation on the latest changes to its draft Local Development Plan, made following the recent public examination of the previous draft.
This September and October will see the Vale of Glamorgan Council undertake environmental improvement work to the land at the junction of Cardiff Road (A4055) and Sully Moors Road (B267).
Following the successful community mapping work in St. Athan, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Creative Rural Communities Team is working with the Wenvoe Community Council on another community mapping project.
Following a successful year for the Vale of Glamorgan, a year in which it has picked up several Blue and Green Flag Awards, people now have the opportunity to vote for their favourite park, giving it the chance of being named in the top ten in the UK’s People Choice Award.
The management of Wenvoe Library has been formally transferred to Wenvoe Community Library Ltd, making it the second community library established in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Works to upgrade the Wales Coast Path at Dimhole Bay, located between Llantwit Major and St. Donats, were underway on 05 September.
Do you know of someone aged between 16-24 years who is interested in developing a pathway in sports coaching? If so, there is a programme that may be for them.
Penarth Youth Action (PYA), the youth council for Penarth, is currently recruiting new members from local secondary schools and youth organisations.
On Tuesday 06 September, the Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Neil Moore, and fellow Cadoc Ward Councillor Fred Johnson, visited Victoria Park to meet with members of the Friends of Victoria Park, and officially unveil the new drinking fountains.
An application for legal costs made by Sully and Lavernock Community Council against the Vale of Glamorgan Council has been refused.
Art Central Gallery, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s prestigious art gallery, is celebrating its tenth anniversary in November 2016. The gallery opened in November 2006, with its inaugural ‘Open’ exhibition, and is pleased to announce that they will be accepting art submissions to be exhibited during its anniversary Open exhibition event.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has been ranked as the highest performing local authority in Wales for the second year running.
On 02 September, members of the Vale of Glamorgan Council congregated at the Merchant Navy Monument, at Barry’s Civic Centre, to honour members of the Merchant Navy and those of the earlier Mercantile Marine.
A lighting scheme along the well—used Zig-Zag Cycle Track, linking Penarth Heights to Terra Nova Way at Penarth Marina, has now been completed, with the lights being switched on to give pedestrians and cyclists increased visibility at night.
The successful team at the Vale Community Resource Service (VCRS), which helps move people out of hospitals and back into their own homes, is to be expanded in order to enable it to continue to provide a seven-day service to support hospital discharges.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has begun a public consultation on a proposal that could see £44m invested into two new mixed-sex secondary schools for Barry.
A partnership has been developed between the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Sports and Development team and Badminton Wales, with the shared aim of getting more girls across the Vale active as part of the ‘Vale Girls on the Move’ campaign.
Creative Rural Communities (CRC), the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s rural regeneration initiative, are inviting people to come forward with innovative ideas that have the potential to take communities and enterprises in the rural Vale in new, exciting directions.
Barry’s Holton Road Primary School is, this summer, receiving cleaning and refurbishment work as part of the on-going regeneration work being carried out for the Castleland Renewal Area scheme.
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