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Cost cutting pool car scheme shortlisted for award - 19/01/2018

The car sharing scheme that saved the Vale of Glamorgan Council £126,000 last year has been shortlisted for a national award.


Domestic violence support service shortlisted for UK housing award - 19/01/2018

A housing scheme that provides refuge to victims of domestic violence has been shortlisted for a national award


Second phase of 21st century Schools project sees £140 million investment in education across the Vale of Glamorgan - 18/01/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is set to embark on the second phase of its 21st Century Schools programme, which will see an unprecedented £140 million investment across nursery, primary, secondary and faith schools in the County.


Llancarfan Primary School in line for new state-of-the-art school building - 17/01/2018

Consultation is set to begin on proposals that would see Llancarfan Primary School move into a new state-of-the-art building as part of the Vale of Glamorgan Council's 21st Century Schools programme.


Vale children urged to share stories in My town My story writing competition - 16/01/2018

A Twinning Associations competition has been launched for children aged 7-12 years old, across the Vale of Glamorgan.


Sully Zebra Crossing Upgrade - 16/01/2018

A new puffin crossing is being installed on South Road in Sully; the new crossing will replace the existing zebra crossing.


Llantwit Major school pupils reduce their plastic waste in efforts to help protect the environment - 16/01/2018

Students at Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant in Llantwit Major have been working hard to reduce the plastic they use in a bid to look after the environment.


Porthkerry Country Park to host Stargazing evening - 15/01/2018

Astronomers are inviting members of the public to join them for a free evening of stargazing next month.


Wakeboarding proposals for Cosmeston Country Park cancelled - 09/01/2018

Plans to open a wakeboarding facility at Cosmeston Country Park will no longer go ahead following a decision by the Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Your chance to volunteer across the Vale of Glamorgan and help make a difference this new year - 08/01/2018

If you are interested in making a difference to your community this New Year, you can find almost 500 volunteering opportunities with the Glamorgan Voluntary Service (GVS).


Property owners and Businesses invited to workspace event held by Creative Communities team at Vale of Glamorgan Council - 05/01/2018

An 'Inspiring New Workspaces Event' is inviting businesses and property owners, to learn more about how they can benefit from underused buildings across the county.


Ysgol y Deri Chair of Governors awarded MBE - 04/01/2018

Ysgol y Deri Chair of Governors Tim Exell has received an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours list for services to special needs education in Wales


New grant scheme to offer up to £900 for youth projects across the Vale of Glamorgan - 04/01/2018

A new grant scheme is reaching out to anyone who would like to start a youth project for 14-25 year-olds in the Vale of Glamorgan.