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20th September 2019
Developers of Barry Waterfront face new enforcement action

Developers at Barry Waterfront are being investigated again just months after the council told them to stop building homes. Barratt Homes, Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon were issued warnings by Vale of Glamorgan council in August after it received complaints that construction was taking place at Barry Waterfront outside the permitted hours. The breach of condition notices – […]

20th September 2019
South Wales Police appeal for missing Barry man: Andrew Palmer

South Wales Police are appealing for information to help locate missing Barry man Andrew Palmer. Andrew, aged 42, was reported missing from the Barry area on the evening of Thursday, September 19. He was last seen on Holton Road, Barry, and concerns are growing for his safety and wellbeing. He is described as being 6ft1 […]

20th September 2019
New South Wales Police inspector for Barry Unveiled

South Wales Police has recently appointed a new Local Policing Inspector for Barry. 46 year old Inspector Mark Henderson has 22 years of policing experience and has been with South Wales Police for the last 17 years. The majority of Insp Henderson’s career has been working in Cardiff as a detective in CID and the […]

20th September 2019
Summer fun is a huge hit at Amelia Trust Farm

Summer fun at Amelia Trust Farm was a big success this year, despite the roadworks on the five mile lane. “The roadworks on the Five Mile Lane have had an impact on our fundraising when there have been closures but thankfully visitors were able to reach us throughout the school holidays,” commented Karen Turnbull, Director. The […]

20th September 2019
Cardiff Airport unveils its Environmental Flight Path to become a carbon neutral Airport

The national airport for Wales has unveiled a timeline of immediate and short term environmental goals. These milestones will be delivered in line with the organisation’s vision to become a ‘Carbon neutral Airport’ and is a key consideration for the Airport’s Masterplan development over the next two decades. Environmental responsibility is a priority for Cardiff […]

19th September 2019
Local Police officers show support for first Barry Pride

South Wales Police officers will be joining in the community spirit this weekend for the town’s first Pride celebrations. South Wales Police : Heddlu De Cymru is a long standing supporter of the LGBT community and has been working with event organisers to ensure the safety of those celebrating inclusivity and diversity at Barry Pride […]

19th September 2019
576 homes plan near Cosmeston Country Park revealed

Plans for 576 homes new homes near Cosmeston Country Park have been revealed. The plans on the Welsh Government-owned land stretching from Lavernock Road to the coast include a new primary school, community facilities and public open space. The Welsh Government is promising 40% of the houses will be affordable, and there would be a […]

19th September 2019
Local gardens gain green flag

Nightingale Community Gardens in Dinas Powys have become the proud owners of another Green Flag Community Award for 2019/2020 by Keep Wales Tidy. The Community Gardens have raised more than £800 for the National Garden Scheme nursing charities. At the peak of the gardens off-spring, it has donated to the local Foodbank any excess produce. […]

19th September 2019
The Vale of Glamorgan's tourism offering grew again in 2018 according to new figuers

New figures have revealed that the Vale of Glamorgan was one of the best performing areas in Wales for tourism in 2018. Statistics produced by Global Tourism Solutions (GTS), an independent tourism research company that asses the economic impact of tourism, showed a growth of 1.5 per cent in the County compared to the previous […]

19th September 2019
A bumper autumn of activities with the National Trust at Dyffryn Gardens

This autumn at National Trust’s special places across Wales, over 180 different varieties of apples will be turned into juices and cider; pumpkins and turnips will be cultivated ready for Halloween carving, and a harvest of vegetables such as parsnips, courgettes and Jerusalem artichokes will be produced in kitchen gardens. Visitors will be able to […]

19th September 2019
Barry Pride 2019 - Charlotte Archibald

  Barry is hosting it's first Pride, with the opening event on Wednesday 18th September leading up to the main event on Saturday 21st. To celebrate this fabulous event, we caught up with a few of the Barry Pride ambassadors to discuss their experiences and what why they are getting involved in the first Barry Pride. […]

19th September 2019
Barry Pride 2019 - Samuel Cockrell

Barry is hosting it's first Pride, with the opening event on Wednesday 18th September leading up to the main event on Saturday 21st. To celebrate this fabulous event, we caught up with a few of the Barry Pride ambassadors to discuss their experiences and what why they are getting involved in the first Barry Pride. Samuel […]

19th September 2019
South Wales Police investigating assault in Porthkerry Park

South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Porthkerry Park, Barry. A man reported that he was assaulted while he was walking in the park on Saturday, September 7, at around 7pm. The assault is reported to have taken place as the man was walking across the field towards the steps which […]

18th September 2019
Two rats found abandoned in broken fish tank

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two white rats were dumped in a broken and dirty fish tank in a rural field entrance in Llanmaes. There was also a third rat in the tank which had sadly died. They were found by a member of the public on Sunday (15 September) at around 10am […]

18th September 2019
Barry Pride 2019 - Councillor Owen Griffiths

Barry is hosting it's first Pride, with the opening event on Wednesday 18th September leading up to the main event on Saturday 21st. To celebrate this fabulous event, we caught up with a few of the Barry Pride ambassadors to discuss their experiences and what why they are getting involved in the first Barry Pride. Owen […]

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16th September 2019
Barry Town to appeal Jordan Cotterell Suspension

The Welsh Football Association have handed Barry Town United Captain Jordan Cotterell a six month ban following an incident during the JD Cymru Premier match on 16th August. In a statement the Welsh FA said on Monday that at a recent Disciplinary Panel hearing, Mr Jordan Cotterill of Barry Town United was suspended up to […]

10th September 2019
Barry Town United 11 - 1 Penybont FC

Barry Town Utd Ladies kicked of their first Welsh Women’s League match of the season at the weekend with a home fixture against Penybont FC. The ladies, who finished as runners up last season to eventual champions Aberystwyth Town, were looking to make a positive start to the new season as they look to build […]

3rd September 2019
Two deadline day signings for Barry Town United

Barry Town United have announced two deadline day signings. Mo Touray is a Barry Town United player once again, having signed on a season long loan from Newport County. Mo returns to Jenner Park following a successful loan spell last season, in which he scored 14 goals in all competitions and won a hat-trick of […]

23rd August 2019
Barry Town 3 - 1 Aberswyth Town

Gavin Chesterfields men faced Aberswyth Town, following a 2 - 1 win against Penybont in what was titled the Five Mile Lane Derby. Kayne McLaggon scored the first home goal of the season in the 8th minute, before Clayton Green put Barry Town 2 - 0 up shortly before half time. With 12 minutes left […]

22nd August 2019
Montanna May signs for Barry Town Ladies

Former bluebird May arrives at Jenner Park to bolster squad in preparation for the new season. Barry Town United Ladies have welcomed new signing Montana May who arrives at the club with a strong pedigree having represented Cardiff City FC in the Welsh Premier League for the last 4 years. May, a left sided player […]

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