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A Year in the Life of Barry Town - 22/05/2019

Art Central Gallery is currently home to exhibition 'A Year in the Life of Barry Town', by local Barry photographer Kevin Moore.


Vale of Glamorgan Council teams up with Barry Action for Nature, the Woodland Trust and Colcot Primary School for tree-planting project - 22/05/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has agreed for Barry Action for Nature to plant 200 saplings and 12 three-foot fruit trees on land near Colcot Primary School.


New Political Leadership Appointed for Vale of Glamorgan - 22/05/2019

Cllr Neil Moore has been appointed as the Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council following a vote at the local authority's Annual Meeting on 20 May 2019.


Vale of Glamorgan Council hosts intergenerational socialising scheme - 21/05/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has hosted a scheme that sees children under five meet with older people in an effort to bring generations together.


Centenarians receive pampering session! - 20/05/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Residential Services team recently organised for a group of elderly residents to receive complementary pampering sessions from local students.


Join the conversation for Dementia Action Week - 16/05/2019

Dementia Action Week takes place between May 20 - 26. The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be supporting the cause, and invite you to attend one of the many events being held across the Vale.


Developers of new Barry schools giving back to the Community - 14/05/2019

Part of the Vale of Glamorgan Council's contribution to the 21st Century Schools Programme will be to deliver three new and refurbished school buildings in Barry, working with the contractors Bouygues, ISG and Morgan Sindall.


Council leader attends launch event for road safety investment schemes - 13/05/2019

Cllr John Thomas, Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, visited High Street School in Barry for the launch a road safety scheme that will see investment in a host of projects across the County.


Vale students selected for Yale and Harvard summer programmes - 10/05/2019

Four Year 12 pupils from the Vale of Glamorgan have been selected to partake in summer school programmes at prestigious universities, Harvard and Yale.


Bro Radio says "Shwmae!" to Welsh learners - 09/05/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Learn Welsh department have collaborated with Bro Radio to launch a new Welsh language podcast.


Council launches new digital skills courses for the rural Vale - 09/05/2019

Budding bloggers, social media influencers and web designers in the rural Vale will be able to sharpen their skills this summer at a series of courses launched this week by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Vale of Glamorgan Council Launches Veteran Advice Service - 08/05/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched a new service offering free impartial information, advice and support to members of the Armed Forces within the County


The Equine Identification (Wales) Regulations - 03/05/2019

On 12 February 2019 the Equine Identification Regulations came into force in Wales.


Two Vale teachers nominated for national awards. - 01/05/2019

Two teachers from the Vale of Glamorgan have been revealed as finalists in the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru, hosted by Education Wales


Penarth Library first floor to undergo facelift - 01/05/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is soon to undertake work to restore Penarth Library's interior, as well as improving the quality of facilities on offer.


State-of-the-art drinking fountains to be installed across the Vale - 01/05/2019

Over the upcoming weeks, The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be working to install drinking fountains on various popular sites across the Vale.


JEHU Group hold open day at Vale of Glamorgan Council housing development - 01/05/2019

An open day was held at the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Brecon Court housing development in Barry by the Jehu Group, who are delivering the project.


Have your say! - 01/05/2019

The European Parliament Election Day is Thursday 23 May