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118,000 awarded to community venues across the Vale - 14/03/2019

Twelve community venues in the Vale of Glamorgan have been awarded a total of £118,683 from the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Stronger Communities Grant Fund.


New parking policy proposed for the Vale of Glamorgan - 14/03/2019

A different approach to parking management across the Vale of Glamorgan is to be considered


Ambitious plans announced for two new college campus in the Vale - 14/03/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council and Cardiff and Vale College are working on ambitious proposals for two new multi million pound college campus developments


Barry Island development site on show to international investors in Cannes - 14/03/2019

The Nells Point development site at Barry Island is being showcased the largest property exhibition in the world, MIPIM, in Cannes this week.


Female artists celebrated at Art Central Gallery - 13/03/2019

ARTWORK created by inspirational women from the Vale of Glamorgan is being displayed at Art Central Gallery this month.


Marked sports pitches not included in new dog restrictions - 13/03/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has decided, following a public consultation, not to include marked sports pitches in updated dog controls in the form of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).


First plans unveiled as contractor appointed for new Pencoedtre High School - 12/03/2019

A contractor has been appointed by the Vale of Glamorgan Council to build the new Pencoedtre High School.


Work begins on Brecon Court housing development - 12/03/2019

WORK has begun on a £3.5 million project at Brecon Court in Barry to increase the Vale of Glamorgan Council's housing stock.


Mary Poppins, a hungry caterpillar and a wizard walk into Barry Library - 11/03/2019

A host of enthusiastic young readers descended on Barry recently, as the library's World Book Day event welcomed a number of interesting characters to King Square.


Vale of Glamorgan Council budget agreed for 2019-20 - 08/03/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has set a budget of £226m for 2019/20.


Wales Cyber Safety Bus Tour - 07/03/2019

The Wales Cyber Safety Bus Tour is coming to Barry on Monday 25 March 2019


More people exercising thanks to bumper Community Chest grant - 06/03/2019

Funding totalling £68,478 has been shared between local clubs and projects developing new opportunities for physical activity in the Vale of Glamorgan.


Council's drive to prevent youth homelessness gains national recognition - 06/03/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's unique homelessness prevention model has been shortlisted for UK Housing Awards' "Homelessness Project of the Year" award.


Warm welcome for Goodsheds planning application approval - 05/03/2019

Planning permission has been granted, subject to conditions, for the conversion of the historic Hood Road goods shed


Council Leader issues budget statement - 04/03/2019

Cllr John Thomas has commented ahead of the special council meeting on 08 March


Council calls for national approach for 20MPH speed limits - 04/03/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's cabinet member for Neighbourhood Services and Transport, Cllr Geoff Cox, has written to Minister for Economy and Transport Ken Skates AM.


Applications being taken for 30-hour Childcare Offer - 01/03/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will begin taking applications for the 30-hour Childcare Offer from 9.00am on Monday 04 March 2019.


Vale domestic abuse referral service shortlisted for UK housing award - 28/02/2019

A housing scheme providing the right support at the right time for victims of domestic abuse in the Vale of Glamorgan has been shortlisted for a national award.