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New 20MPH speed limits introduced to three Vale of Glamorgan villages - 30/07/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has introduced 20mph speed restrictions to three villages in an effort to improve safety and encourage active travel.


Vale of Glamorgan Council declares nature emergency - 30/07/2021

A nature emergency has been declared by the Vale of Glamorgan Council in a bid to protect biodiversity in the county.


Three Vale of Glamorgan Council employees recognised as Care Stars - 29/07/2021

Joanne Jones and Julia Sky from the Council's Healthy Living Team and Jane Carter from Flying Start have all been recognised as Care Stars in the Social Care Wales Care Stars Awards


Council to support Gwenog Court Biodiversity Project - 23/07/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Community Investment and Neighbourhood Services teams will work in partnership with the Vale Local Nature Partnership to deliver the project.


Boats to be removed from Barry Harbour - 20/07/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has made arrangements for two boats to be removed from Barry Harbour.


Vale of Glamorgan Council to make Diverse Council Declaration - 20/07/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is set to become a champion of diversity in local government in Wales by formally agreeing a Diverse Council Declaration.


New lighting system installed at popular skatepark - 19/07/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has introduced a new lighting system to Bryn y Don Skatepark in Dinas Powys meaning users can enjoy the facility for longer.


Residents invited to complete lets talk survey about wellbeing - 15/07/2021

The Vale Public Services Board (PSB) is asking people to take part in a survey that will help guide work to improve the wellbeing of communities.


Free residents permits available as car parking charges to be introduced to town centres - 14/07/2021

Residents of selected streets are being encouraged to apply for free parking permits as the Vale of Glamorgan Council looks to manage the introduction of parking charges to two town centres on September 1.


Cabinet approves Climate Change Challenge Plan - 13/07/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council's Cabinet has approved proposals to help tackle the climate emergency it declared in 2019.


Over 3000 young people join electoral register in 2021 - 07/07/2021

This was following a campaign run by the Council's Electoral Registration team, Welsh Government, the Electoral Reform and the Electoral Commission.


Cadoxton Primary wins national award - 06/07/2021

Cadoxton Primary School won the community and collaboration award at the tes school awards held on Friday 25 June.


Art Central Gallery opens for live exhibition - 02/07/2021

Visitors can now visit the Vale of Glamorgan Council's renowned gallery to view the Arts in Isolation exhibition.


Belle Vue Pavilion set for major upgrade - 02/07/2021

BELLE Vue Pavilion will be transformed into an ultra-modern community space if proposals for a major redevelopment are approved.


Council to begin accepting permit applications for new controlled parking zones - 02/07/2021

PEOPLE living in areas of Penarth, Barry, Cowbridge and Ogmore-by-Sea will shortly be able to apply for free residents parking permits as the Vale of Glamorgan Council prepares to introduce new measures to tackle the problem of displacement parking.