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Three Vale of Glamorgan schools staff shortlisted for awards - 27/11/2020

Three school staff from the Vale of Glamorgan are in the running for recognition at the fourth annual Professional Teaching Awards Cymru.


Installation of new Covid-19 safety signage in town centres - 27/11/2020

As of next week, town centres in the Vale of Glamorgan will have new coronavirus safety signage installed in the form of bollard covers.


Art Central gallery set to reopen - 26/11/2020

Art Central Gallery is set to reopen on Tuesday following a comprehensive risk assessment and with strict safety measures in place


Council makes self-isolation payments available to residents on low income - 26/11/2020

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has begun processing self-isolation payments for those on low incomes who cannot work from home


Council supports White Ribbon Day - 25/11/2020

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council is supporting White Ribbon Day this Wednesday (25 November), a national campaign to raise awareness of male violence against women.


Palmerston Primary School secures sports sponsorship - 24/11/2020

Sports teams at Palmerston Primary School are to be sponsored by Forces Fitness Ltd


Work begins on St David's Primary Expansion - 24/11/2020

Work has begun on a new school building at St David's Primary in Colwinston


Work begins on Vale's first zero carbon school - 24/11/2020

Llancarfan Primary School will become one of the first net-zero carbon schools in Wales


Council to build accommodation for the homeless - 23/11/2020

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has unveiled plans to build 11 units of temporary accommodation as part of a £20 million Welsh Government plan to tackle homelessness.


Council unveils plans to build accommodation for the homeless - 20/11/2020

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has unveiled plans to build 11 units of temporary accommodation as part of a £20 million Welsh Government plan to tackle homelessness


Council Day Centre form Lockdown A-Team - 20/11/2020

Staff at New Horizons and Rondel House day services merged during the Covid-19 lockdown to continue to deliver support to their service users.


Innovative social care team develop online library of helpful videos to support parents across the Vale - 19/11/2020

The Vale Parenting Service has been working with families to build on their strengths and make positive changes since 2018.


Father to talk about daughter who was murder by stalker during National Safeguarding Week - 16/11/2020

CLIVE Ruggles will deliver a talk about stalking and coercive control


First public e-bike share scheme in Wales launches in Penarth - 13/11/2020

The first public electric bike share scheme in Wales has been launched


Connecting Wales could help with costs and home-working - 12/11/2020

The shared communication and contact centre platform could be the quickest and most cost-efficient way for LA's to achieve 30% home-working aims.


Treoes Play Area to undergo major refurbishment - 12/11/2020

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be investing more than £85,000 to refurbish Treoes play area.


Barry Island Station marketed for exciting revelopment - 12/11/2020

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has agreed to market the Barry Island Station building


Vale of Glamorgan Council hosts first virtual Armistice Day Service - 12/11/2020

The Armistice Day wreath laying ceremony and two-minute silence were held on the Civic Office Forecourt in Barry


Temporary coronavirus testing site to open in Barry - 04/11/2020

A walk-in COVID-19 testing facility is to open in Barry town centre in response to rapidly rising case numbers in the Vale of Glamorgan.


Rainbow Hero recognised by National Care Awards 2020 - 04/11/2020

A Vale of Glamorgan Council employee has been nominated as a finalist in the National Care Awards in the Care Housekeeper 2020 category.


Applications invited for Welsh Church Act fund - 03/11/2020

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has helped allocate nearly £25,000 through the Welsh Church Act Fund so far this year and is now inviting further grant applications.


Council receives more than 10 million in Section 106 projects - 03/11/2020

Vale of Glamorgan Council received more than £10 million to spend on community projects during the last financial year.


Council leader responds to announcement of new national measures - 02/11/2020

The First Minister has today set out aspects of the new national measures that will come into place in Wales from 09 November, when the firebreak comes to an end.