All the latest news and event stories from the Vale of Glamorgan Council
Children attending a festive art session at Penarth library on Saturday 30 November were joined by Councillor Stuart Egan, Deputy Leader of Vale Council, and Councillor Mike Cuddy, leader of Penarth Town Council.
The National Building Excellence Awards 2013 were held in London on Tuesday 12 November and saw Wales win three of the 13 categories.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 5 arrests last week.
Council tenants in the Vale of Glamorgan are being advised to arrange to pay their rents by direct debit.
Fire fighters report that they are working with the recycling company SiteServe to remove and extinguish burning material at the Vale Business Park at Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan. It will be some time before the fire is fully extinguished.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Cabinet has approved to consult with parents about changes to the catchment areas for Barry primary schools. School catchment areas help the Council to prioritise applications for the most popular schools.
The much loved Vale of Glamorgan beauty spot, Dunraven Walled Garden, which attracts thousands of visitors each year, has benefitted from a restoration project aimed at securing its future.
Fire fighters report that the fire at the Vale Business Park at Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan, is under control, but it will be some time before the fire, that was raging on Tuesday, is fully extinguished.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has joined forces with Cardiff Council to help owners of empty properties in the area bring them back into use.
During the summer holidays, young people between the ages of 11 and 15 took part in the TeenQuest Challenge in Vale of Glamorgan Council libraries.
Fire crews continue to control the spread of the fire at Llandow Trading Estate. The plume of smoke is rising and dispersing and current evidence suggests that the smoke is not at ground level.
In conjunction with the Vale of Glamorgan Council, the Barry Communities First Cluster team have been awarded £25,000 by the Welsh Government to distribute to local groups and organisations.
The Safer Vale’s Deaf PACT is celebrating its first year of operation. The meetings have been successfully taking place within the Vale for just over a year now, with them being well attended by members of the deaf community.
Art Central, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s art gallery, had the pleasure of hosting a private view on Saturday, 23 November for an exhibition of art works created by VOGA (Vale of Glamorgan Artists) a group of local artists.
We are aware of the major fire at Llandow which started around 6.00am this morning. South Wales Fire and Rescue are on site with Council Officers. We will be distributing further advice regarding the incident as further details become known.
A primary school in an area suffering high levels of deprivation could be set to benefit from half a million pounds in funding.
The Cyd Cymru collective energy switching scheme for Wales launched by the Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff councils has had a brilliant response from the Welsh public with 3500 people already signed up.
Environmental health officers at the Vale of Glamorgan Council say that the number of cases of rancid fat being washed up on local beaches seems to be decreasing.
Education in Llantwit Major is on the brink of receiving a major boost, if plans for a new learning community are given the go ahead by the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Cabinet on Monday 18 November
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is urging residents to sign up for a new, free electronic information service called ‘Vale Connect’, saying it is the ideal way for the council to contact them during an emergency.
A campaign to put Barry's history online is calling for residents to search their attics for old photographs to add to the growing collection.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Cabinet will be holding their next ‘community Cabinet’ meeting in Wenvoe on Wednesday, 20 November, 6.00pm - 8.00pm in Wenvoe Community Centre.
The future of the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s library service is to be the subject of a public consultation.
A Sully woman was fined after her long-suffering neighbours complained to the Vale council about rats and swooping seagulls caused by her excessive birdfeeding.
Christmas puddings might usually be blamed for expanding our waistlines over the festive season, but not this year. Fundraisers from across Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan are getting ready to go the distance for this year’s festive Santa jog with a difference.
The Vale of Glamorgan is reporting cases of rancid fat washing up on the area’s coastline.
Residents near the Llandow Trading Estate in the Vale of Glamorgan are being advised there is no significant public health risk associated with the fire.
The Safer Vale Partnership has praised members of the public, shop owners and partner agencies for the role they played in a successful Halloween across the Vale.
The source of the fire at the Llandow Trading Estate did not contain asbestos, it has been confirmed.
The formal consultation for the Vale of Glamorgan Local Development Plan (LDP) 2011 – 2026 will open on Friday 8 November.
Following six weeks of work, the transformation of Maslin Park is now complete. The new play area celebrated its official opening, with the pupils from Barry Island Primary School first through the gates to test out the new play equipment.
The Vale council’s sports and play development team is celebrating after delivering a successful summer events programme which was enjoyed by hundreds of local children.
The Vale's most voracious readers have won awards for taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge at libraries across the county.
The Vale council’s Housing Advice Service won high praise for the improvements it has made in the last 12 months and also its successful partnership working during its first ever members’ briefing session.
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Two new pond dipping platforms and a new information panel have been constructed at Porthkerry Country Park using grant aid and donations of timber.
Police made eight arrests and found a missing person last week, thanks to information provided by CCTV monitoring.
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The Vale's CCTV monitoring team provided information to police.
Communities First is teaming up with Leadbitter to help you build a new career.
Barry Town United Football Club, in partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan Council, has launched a new Football Centre of Development for the Vale at Barry Sports Centre.
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