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Motor trader based in Barry falsely described vehicles and sold cars in an unsafe condition - 26/04/2018

Three men have been prosecuted by Shared Regulatory Services after they were found to be selling vehicles which were unsafe and had been misdescribed.


Works to start at Cogan Pill play area - 26/04/2018

Works to upgrade Cogan Pill play area off Dochdwy Road in Llandough will begin on Tuesday 8 May


Designs for the Barry Island changing room redevelopment have been unveiled - 24/04/2018

Plans to convert the disused Nell's Point changing rooms into a new restaurant complex have moved a step closer after designs for the project were revealed.


Barry welcomes Centenary Baton to mark 100 years of the Royal Air Force - 24/04/2018

Cadets of 372 ATC Barry marked 100 years since the RAF was formed and were handed the Centenary Baton Relay as part of its 2018 relay


Barry library is first in Wales to launch late night opening hours - 23/04/2018

People aged 18 and over across the Vale can now benefit from using services at Barry library until 9pm on weekdays.


Your views wanted over changes to recycling and waste collections across the Vale - 18/04/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council would like to hear residents views on proposed changes to recycling and waste collections as the current waste and recycling model is not sustainable long term.


Ancient artefacts discovered along new road route - 16/04/2018

Artefacts have been discovered by the expert archaeological firm appointed to carry out work as part of the construction of the new Five Mile Lane


Warning as HMRC fraudulent tax refund messages targets people across the Vale - 16/04/2018

People living in the Vale have reported they have received a high number of fraudulent text messages claiming to be HMRC regarding tax refunds they are due.


Travellers removed from Cliff Top car park in Penarth - 09/04/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has successfully removed Travellers from Cliff Top car park in Penarth after taking legal action.


Glamorgan Voluntary Services reaches out to support vale community groups with funding costs - 09/04/2018

A mini volunteering event at Llanblethian Town Hall in Cowbridge is aiming to help voluntary or community groups who are looking for funding for core or project costs.


Proposals for new M4 to A48 link road to be unveiled this month - 06/04/2018

Two potential routes for a new road connecting the A48 with junction 34 of the M4 will be revealed on 17 April as part of a scheme that will also include a new rail station and park and ride facility.


Mission Impossible celebrate second consecutive win in Vale Boccia League - 04/04/2018

Mission Impossible celebrate second consecutive win in Vale Boccia League competition


Magicians Theatre raised funds for Penarth under 16s rugby team at smallest theatre in Wales - 03/04/2018

The Small Space theatre held a successful fundraiser for Penarths under 16s rugby team ahead of their upcoming tour.