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Llantwit pupils design chosen as winner of Vale Councils Mayors Christmas card - 18/12/2018

This years Christmas card competition held by The Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan saw hundreds of entries sent in from children all over the county


Vale community groups receive funding Mayors Foundation Grant fund - 17/12/2018

A total of seven organisations have received grants from the Vale Mayors Foundation Grant Fund in time for the New Year


Vale Mayor thanks local postmen and women for hard work during the holiday season - 14/12/2018

Vale Mayor Councillor Leighton Rowlands visited the Vales Delivery Office to see first hand the operation of delivering Christmas post


Welsh artist exhibits new display at Art Central Gallery - 13/12/2018

An exhibition showcasing shorelines and docklands of west Wales by artist Philip Muirden is on display at Art Central Gallery


Castleland Community centres Christmas lunch hailed a success - 12/12/2018

This years Christmas lunch at Castleland Community Centre saw 32 residents enjoy the annual event


Plans announced for new 7.4m Welsh medium primary school for Barry - 12/12/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has announced its intention to build a new 7m Welsh medium primary school in Barry with capacity for 420 school pupils and 96 nursery places


Saving Sully and Lavernock group donate defibrillator to Cosmeston lakes - 10/12/2018

Members of the Saving Sully and Lavernock Group have donated a defibrillator to Cosmeston Lakes Country Park as part of their life saving project


First World War autograph book on display at Penarth library - 10/12/2018

An exhibition based on an autograph book created by a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse from World War One is on show at Penarth library


Ten Vale clubs secure Community Chest funding - 06/12/2018

A total of 10 Vale organisations have been successful in securing Community Chest funding to develop new and further expand existing sports opportunities


Council moves to protect Waterfront home buyers as planning enforcement action begins - 05/12/2018

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will ensure house buyers due to complete on purchases from developers at Barry Waterfront before Christmas will not be affected as it begins enforcement action


Rates of sickness at the Council drop significantly - 04/12/2018

Sickness levels at the Vale of Glamorgan Council have significantly dropped after the local authority took a number of steps to address the matter.


Vale student wins Pass Plus Cymru quarterly prize draw - 03/12/2018

Chloe Cotter from Penarth was randomly selected from Road Safety Wales as the winner of the latest Pass Plus Cymru quarterly prize draw


Christmas and New Year Collections - 03/12/2018

Information and guidance for waste and recycling collections this Christmas and New Year period


Advent Calendar - 03/12/2018

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