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Deadline to apply for free voter ID for Police and Crime Commissioner Election fast approaching - 12/04/2024

Time to apply for free voter ID ahead of the May elections is running out. Anyone who doesn't already have an accepted form of ID will need to apply before the deadline at 5pm on 24 April.


Council to upgrade Barry sports facilities - 10/04/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has unveiled ambitious plans to upgrade sports facilities in the Colcot and Buttrills area of Barry, increasing physical activity opportunities, particularly for women and girls.


Vale of Glamorgan Council Care Home Forms Partnership with the Community Payback Probation Service Wales - 09/04/2024

As part of their Community Payback Programme, the Probation Service has been working with Southway Residential Home, Cowbridge, to carry out transformative works to the care home.


Council publishes programme of work for the year ahead - 08/04/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has published its Annual Delivery Plan (ADP), which sets out the areas of focus for the organisation for the next twelve months.


March 2024

Council Youth Group Paints Mural at Buttrills Community Centre - 28/03/2024

The Hive Guys Youth Project, funded by the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Youth Service, recently collaborated with local artists, Hurts So Good, to create a mural at the community centre.


Council Launches New Commercial Recycling Service - 26/03/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched a new commercial recycling service to help businesses meet the latest workplace recycling regulations in Wales.


Council helps deliver older persons extra care complex - 23/03/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is working in partnership with Wales & West Housing (WWH) to deliver a new state-of-the-art older persons extra care complex in Penarth.


Council Awards Grant Funding for Cowbridge Town Wall - 22/03/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has agreed to award Cowbridge Charter Trust (CCT) funding until March 2029 to assist with the upkeep of the town's historic walls.


Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council visits Marie Curie 'Gift that Matters' Shop during the Great Daffodil Appeal - 15/03/2024

Cllr Lis Burnett, Leader of the Council, paid a visit to the Marie Curie charity shop on Windsor Road, Penarth, as part of their Great Daffodil Appeal.


Council Youth Service Supports Barry RFC Mural - 15/03/2024

The Vale Youth Service, overseen by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, has been working in partnership with Barry Rugby Club and local artists, Hurts so Good, to create a mural at Barry RFC's clubhouse.


Vale Telecare and TEC Cymru been honoured with a prestigious National award nomination - 15/03/2024

The nomination recognizes the impact of their emergency alarm system, which is worn by older and vulnerable individuals, in enhancing safety and well-being.


Council hosts meeting to discuss water quality - 15/03/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has brought together key parties to help address issues with water quality at Watch House Bay


Y Bont Faen Receives Overwhelmingly Positive Report from Estyn Inspectors - 11/03/2024

A Vale of Glamorgan school has received an excellent inspection report after Estyn Inspectors visited the school.


Council Approves Budget - 06/03/2024

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will invest more money in Social Services and also increase school funding after its budget for 2024/25 was confirmed last night.


Council Youth Group Scoops Award - 01/03/2024

A Vale of Glamorgan Council participation group has received further recognition after winning a Celebrating Youth Work Excellence in Wales award at a ceremony in Llandudno.