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The Vale of Glamorgan Council has donated £2370.53 to Vale Foodbanks.
Byelaws to prohibit swimming, fishing, and camping in the area have been proposed by the Council.
The Vale’s extensive cycle network is to be further extended following approval of the latest phase of the Port Road Cycle Route which will connect the Barry Docks link road to Wenvoe.
Cardiff and Vale College Team “The Killers” have eaten up all the competition to claim the Vale Adult Boccia League for 2015.
Community groups have submitted expressions of interest in running community libraries in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The Vale of Glamorgan’ Council’s art gallery Art Central, hosted the opening of ‘The Welsh Salon of Photography’ organised by the Welsh Photographic Federation.
From Monday 1 June, the four main libraries in the Vale will change to their new opening hours.
Vale of Glamorgan Council employees devoted a day volunteering to help local community projects as part of Give and Gain Day 2015.
Last December, Wales’ First Minister announced an additional £3.6 million of financial support to help promote the Welsh language across Wales during 2015-16.
Vale of Glamorgan Trading Standards Officers are warning residents of a scam involving hoax council tax calls.
Council leader, Cllr Neil Moore, responds to an open letter from Barry Comprehensive School.
The Vale of Glamorgan has signed up to the Time to Change Wales campaign to help end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 1 court summons issued last week.
The new health suite at Penarth Leisure Centre was recently opened by Cllr Gwyn John, Vale Council cabinet member for Visible Services and Leisure.
From Tuesday 26 May the revised Greenlinks on-demand G1 service will offer transport from St Athan to Cowbridge and Cowbridge to Bridgend Town Centre from Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:15pm.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Flying Start team is holding a child safety fun day on 28 May at Pencoedtre Park, Barry from 10am to 2pm.
To celebrate the opening of their brand new store at Barry Waterfront, Asda has backed a special library bookmark for every primary school pupil in Barry and the surrounding area.
The former housing office on Aberaeron Close, Gibbonsdown is to be leased to All Youth Matters for the use of the whole Vale community.
Vale residents are invitied to try out something new at the Gwanwyn art, craft and leisure spring festival.
Wednesday 28 April was tennis day at Ysgol Iolo Morganwg. The children enjoyed a fun packed day of specialist tennis coaching from Gareth East from the Urdd and Lisa-Marie Morris from Vale Tennis Academy.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced that it will be investing in five new all-weather 3G sports pitches for the county.
On Monday 11 May a nine week public consultation on options to transform, expand and modernise secondary education in Barry will begin.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 7 arrests made last week.
A presentation evening was held on 17 April to celebrate the success of the young people involved in the Emojis project.
Residents interested in the future of Dinas Powys Library are invited to a public meeting to discuss the options to ensure library services continue in the community.
Following the closure of the A4232 Cardiff bay link road, there are severe traffic delays on routes into Cardiff and to the M4.
Vale of Glamorgan Council employee Ashley Criddle, an apprentice electrician with the housing department’s responsive repairs team, has been named Welsh Apprentice of the Year at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2015.
Porthkerry and Cosmeston Country Parks have a range of events on offer for all ages around the May half term period.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 11 arrests made, three cautions and one court summons issued, and one missing person found last week.
The schools inspectorate Estyn has judged prospects for the Vale's largest primary school to be excellent.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has agreed its improvement objectives for the next twelve months.
Residents of Barry's new extra care facility welcomed a range of guests to the home's official opening this week.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has submitted its official response to the Reforming Local Government: Power to Local People white paper.
The return of Barry Island’s cinema by the sea and the award winning Isle of Fire event for 2015 has been agreed by the Vale of Glamorgan Council as part of a packed events agenda for the next year.
Staff at Cowbridge library hosted a Harry Potter night for children from across the Vale on Wednesday 22 April.
Waste and recycling collection dates will be slightly different next week due to the bank holiday weekend.
Following a public consultation exercise with almost 300 responses, the newly improved play parks on Meggitt Road and Dryden Terrance are proving to be a hit with local children.
Libraries in Barry, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major, and Penarth are keen to set up friends groups to help support activities, generate ideas and promote the library in their area.
The play area at Alexandra Gardens, Barry will be closed for a short time to allow minor maintenance works to take place.
Eagleswell Primary School has been removed from the list of schools requiring significant improvement.
Penarth Learning Community has won two regional Building Control Awards at the Local Authority Building Control awards.
The Vale Youth Forum welcomed a number of new members recently at two meet and greet sessions.
Ysgol Iolo Morganwg showed they are true champions, winning the final of Côr Cymru Cynradd 2015 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, which was broadcast live on S4C on Saturday 18 April.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s International Gallery, Art Central, is currently hosting Disability Arts Cymru’s annual touring exhibition, which includes work by over forty artists.
Sports clubs within the Vale of Glamorgan hosted free taster sessions and open days throughout March for local women and girls.
A doorstep sport project aimed at getting young people more active, more often in their own communities is thriving in the Barry area.
Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Cllr Howard Hamilton, will be hosting a charity concert on Saturday 18 April.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for planning excellence.
Bro Radio has volunteer vacancies available for young people between the ages of 16 and 21 to join their team.
Ten Schools from South Wales took part in a Special Educational Needs football tournament held at Cogan Recreation Ground with Ysgol Bryn Castell and Greenhill Special School coming out on top.
Families with disabled children across the Vale enjoyed a range of activities during the Sport and Play Family Fun Day based at Ysgol Y Deri in the Easter holidays.
The glorious Easter sunshine saw an all-time high number of families taking part in the Easter Egg Trial at Cosmeston Lakes and Porthkerry Country Parks.
A total of 76 local sports clubs and organisations were awarded funding totalling £83,614 in the past year thanks to the Community Chest scheme.
Trading Standards in Cardiff has again received a number of complaints from residents reporting that they are getting telephone calls from people claiming to be working for the council.
Hundreds of runners from across the UK will this weekend test themselves against 30 miles of the Vale of Glamorgan coast while competing in Run, Walk, Crawl’s first ever ultra-marathon in the county.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced additional traffic management measures for Barry Island to help alleviate congestion ahead of what is expected to be another busy weekend at the resort.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has introduced a pilot pool car scheme in order to dramatically reduce mileage claims, making estimated savings of over £125,000.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has welcomed the news that the Barry Island Pleasure Park is set to reopen on Friday 3 April, just in time for the Easter weekend.
The process for submitting expressions of interest in running a number of libraries in the Vale is now open.
Staff and service users welcomed Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey to Penarth, and Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething AM to Barry on 31 March to take a tour of two successful health and social care projects in the Vale.
The six-month one way system trial for Trinity Street, Barry, is underway and will run until September.
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