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Children learn about dangers of drugs gangs as part of National Safeguarding Week - 15/11/2018

Children have been learning about the dangers posed by drug gangs as part of a series of events organised by Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff Councils to mark National Safeguarding Week


Councils issue call to arms for town centre traders - 15/11/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan and Barry Town Councils issued a rallying cry to local businesses as they jointly hosted Barrys first ever town centre summit


Remembrance exhibition opens at Art Central gallery - 14/11/2018

An art exhibition to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War is on display at Art central Gallery


Access Arrangements at Civic Offices - 14/11/2018

Visitors to the Council's Civic Offices in Barry are being asked to use the main pedestrian entrance into reception while exterior works take place to the front of the building.


Warning as fake charity collectors target Vale residents - 13/11/2018

Vale residents are being warned of fake charity collectors cold calling at their homes following a number of reports made to south Wales Police


Welsh Water and Environmental Health Scam Warning - 09/11/2018

A number of Vale residents have been contacted by scammers pretending to be from Environmental Health or Welsh Water.


Vale of Glamorgan Council to mark Armistice Day - 08/11/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is continuing its support for the Royal British Legion by holding a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate Armistice Day on Friday 9 November.


Vale Insport series to offer free disability sessions - 07/11/2018

The Vale Councils Play Development team has organised a day of free disability session


National Safeguarding Week 2018 - 07/11/2018

A number of public and professional events have been organised in and around the Vale for November's National Safeguarding Week (NSGW), as this year's awareness-raising programme focuses on the theme of exploitation.


Standards Committee-Vacancies - 07/11/2018

Independent Members are appointed for a period of between four and six years and may be appointed for a further consecutive term of up to four years.


Council teams up with local volunteers to make every childs Christmas special - 06/11/2018

The Big Wrap is working with the Vale of Glamorgan Council to provide gifts to disadvantaged children across the county.


4000 tonnes of salt on hand as Council prepares for winter - 06/11/2018

A fleet of nine gritters is now on standby 24 hours a day in the Vale, along with a stockpile of 4000 tonnes of salt as the Council's winter maintenance team prepare to keep the county moving during another cold winter


Mayor praises Parkrun organisers for inaugural Gavin and Stacey run - 05/11/2018

Cllr Leighton Rowlands has praised the organisers of Barry Parkrun after hundreds of runners took part in a special run on Saturday


Vale Homes marks 2018 Barry Bike Club success - 05/11/2018

Members of Barry Bike Club at Ty Iolo Barry were awarded for their hard work at the clubs final session of the year


Library reveals Poppy curtain to honour Barry men who died in WW1 - 02/11/2018

A handmade knitted poppy curtain is on display at Barry library to honour the Royal British Legion