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Vale of Glamorgan Council to mark Armistice Day - 08/11/2019

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 Monday, November 11.


Marina study announced for Barry Docks - 05/11/2019

Small boats and yachts could be sailing into Barry Dock after the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Associated British Ports (ABP) commissioned The Marine Group to investigate the possibility of a Marina at the site.


October 2019

Contemporary Art Society for Wales exhibit at Art Central Gallery - 31/10/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council run gallery is currently showcasing work by members of the Contemporary Art Society for Wales (CASW).


Ten rising stars sought to join Sports Academy - 30/10/2019

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council and Legacy Leisure are on the lookout for 10 international sports performers to join their Sports Academy scheme


Launch of Wales' first tablet loan scheme - 30/10/2019

Llantwit Major Library recently hosted the launch of Wales' first tablet loan scheme, which will see Vale libraries lending 4G enabled iPads to its members.


Two new schools planned for Cowbridge - 25/10/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is proposing to meet the increasing demand for school places in Cowbridge by investing in two new primary school buildings as part of a multi-phased project.


Construction of new school at Whitmore High begins - 24/10/2019

Executive Headteacher Vince Browne was joined by a host of guests for a turf-cutting ceremony at Whitmore High


Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor elected - 24/10/2019

Nishenka Rajapakse and Nikita Wyman were voted in as Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor of The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Youth Cabinet for 2019-20.


Council leader addresses public service leaders on Wear Red Day - 23/10/2019

Vale of Glamorgan Council leader, Cllr Neil Moore, recently addressed colleagues and public service leaders to mark Wear Red Day


Council joins public sector organisations in committing to Staff Healthy Travel Charter - 22/10/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council hosted the launch of a Staff Healthy Travel Charter signed by eight leading public sector organisations from across the County.


Council sets out its plans for a brighter future for Vale residents - 22/10/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has published its draft Corporate Plan which sets out how services will be delivered over the next five years.


Council publishes its Annual Report - 16/10/2019

The Improvement Plan Part 2 reports on the Council's performance over the previous year, using a range of national and local data.


New road along Five Mile Lane is officially opened - 15/10/2019

Vale of Glamorgan Council Deputy Leader Lis Burnett was joined by Welsh Government Minister for Economy and Transport Ken Skates AM to mark the opening of the new A4226, known locally as Five Mile Lane.


Work begins at Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg - 04/10/2019

A turf-cutting ceremony was held at Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg to mark the start of major expansion work.


Tablet scheme to help tackle social isolation and improve digital literacy - 04/10/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be supporting the new Vale Tablet Loan Scheme, which sees Vale Library Services launch Wales' first tablet lending service for library members across the county.


Windsor Road /Plassey Street Improvement Scheme. - 03/10/2019

Traffic management will be in place for construction works as part of the Windsor Road/Plassey Street Improvement Scheme.


Vale Council Walk a Mile in her shoes - 02/10/2019

Employees from the Vale of Glamorgan Council recently donned women's shoes for a mile-long walk around Cardiff city centre as part White Ribbon UK campaign.


STAR residents celebrate new community pod - 02/10/2019

A brand-new community pod has been installed in St Luke's Avenue by The Vale of Glamorgan Council for members of a Penarth residents' group to use.


Council activity coordinator chases Olympic dream - 02/10/2019

Sprinter Sam Gordon is chasing an Olympic dream alongside his role as Activity Coordinator for the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Sports and Play Development team.