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Housing project supported by Vale of Glamorgan Council wins prestigious innovation award - 20/10/2017

A shared housing project, Rooms4U, funded by Crisis UK, has won the prestigious Pat Chown award for housing innovation.


Big volunteering fayre hailed as biggest event of its kind in Vale of Glamorgan - 19/10/2017

More than 180 people from across the county attended the recent volunteer fayre held by the Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS).


Free half-term sports sessions for children across the Vale of Glamorgan - 18/10/2017

A variety of multisport sessions are on offer to primary children this half term.


Stoker flies into Wales - 18/10/2017

To celebrate the author Bram Stoker's 170th Birthday his Great Grandnephew, Dacre C. Stoker, will be paying a flying visit to Wales for the first time


Vale of Glamorgan Youth Mayor elected - 17/10/2017

Young people across the Vale turned out to vote for their fourth Youth Mayor to represent the county for 2017


Nell's Point car park clear of Travellers after Council takes swift action - 17/10/2017

The Travellers occupying Nell's Point car park have left the location following swift action from Vale of Glamorgan Council.


First Silent Soldier memorial unveiled in the Vale of Glamorgan - 16/10/2017

The Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Cllr Janice Charles, along with representatives from HMS Cambria has unveiled the county's first Silent Soldier memorial.


Vale of Glamorgan Councils Ice Central to return to Barry for a second year - 16/10/2017

Ice Central will return for an extended spell this Christmas following its hugely successful introduction last year.


Update on Biomass Plant - 12/10/2017

Further to the Control of Pollution Act Notices that were served on 28 September restricting the hours of noisy works at the site, the Council believes that clarification is required.


Vale of Glamorgan Council successfully prosecute rogue builder - 11/10/2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has successfully prosecuted rogue builder Ian Cottle for a string of trading standards offences after an investigation by Shared Regulatory Services, the body responsible for delivering that provision across the Vale, Cardiff and Bridgend.


Progress of new five mile lane continues on track - 11/10/2017

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has agreed its successful bidder to undertake construction of the improved A4226, known locally as five mile lane.


Vale of Glamorgan Council set to stage 10k race around Barry Island - 11/10/2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has agreed to stage a 10k road race around Barry Island next summer in a move that could be worth around £1 million to the local economy.


Council takes legal action against traveller occupation of Nells Point - 11/10/2017

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has taken swift action following the unauthorised occupation of the Nell's Point car park at Barry Island by travellers.


Council confirms pay rise for lowest paid staff - 10/10/2017

More than one thousand Vale of Glamorgan Council staff, including cleaners, catering assistants and residential home staff will receive a pay increase from 1 December 2017.


Youth Mayor Elections 2017 - 10/10/2017

Three members of the Vale Youth Cabinet are standing in the 2017 Youth Mayor Elections.


Vale of Glamorgan Council spends £400,000 to improve sheltered housing facility - 10/10/2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council The Vale of Glamorgan Council has spent nearly £400,000 improving a sheltered housing facility for the elderly in Cowbridge.


Vale of Glamorgan council begins work on Culverhouse Cross road resurfacing - 09/10/2017

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has begun resurfacing work at Culverhouse Cross in a project run in partnership with Cardiff Council that aims to improve one of the busiest local routes.


Discover something new in Barry library during national libraries week - 06/10/2017

Barry Library is inviting people of all ages to take part in a week of events as they mark National Libraries Week.


Council urgently considering action on Hinkley Point dredging - 06/10/2017

A report to Cabinet on Monday 9 October will seek authority for Cllr John Thomas, the Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, to write urgently to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and the Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales to express the Council's concerns and request a meeting to discuss the disposal of dredged radioactive material in the Bristol Channel at a site referred to as the Cardiff Grounds near to Penarth.


Council responds to concerns about biomass plant - 04/10/2017

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has formally responded to the latest consultation on permitting from Natural Resources Wales.


Can you help provide new activities for families in the Vale? - 03/10/2017

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Creative Rural Communities team are looking to trial new family activities in rural Vale.


Shoe donations wanted as men living across the Vale of Glamorgan are urged to help end male domestic abuse against women - 03/10/2017

Men from all over south Wales are invited to 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' in Cardiff city centre later this month.




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