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14th December 2019
Police investigate serious assault in Barry

Police are investigating a serious assault which has left a man in a critical condition in hospital. Officers were called to report of an unconscious man at Ten11 on Broad Street, Barry, at approximately 2.15am. The 42-year-old was taken to the University Hospital of Wales, where he currently remains. Two men, aged 32 and 26, […]

13th December 2019
Application to change Barry waste wood facility permit

A Barry-based company has applied to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to change its environmental permit to increase the amount and type of waste it can treat and store. JM Envirofuels (Barry) Ltd, on Wimborne Road, Barry Dock, currently has a permit which allows it to treat and store waste wood, which is then sold on […]

13th December 2019
Alun Cairns re-elected as Vale of Glamorgan MP

The Conservatives Alun Cairns has won the Vale of Glamorgan constituency following the 2019 General Election. Alun Cairns increased his majority, polling 27,305 votes. The Labour candidate, Belinda Loveluck-Edwards finished in second gaining 23,743 votes. Green Party Candidate and Wales Leader, Anthony Slaughter stood in the place of any Plaid Cymru or Liberal Democrat candidate, […]

12th December 2019
Final nail in coffin for Barry-based drugs gang which flooded the valleys with drugs

Final nail in coffin for Barry-based drugs gang which flooded the valleys with drugs The head of a criminal gang which sold crack cocaine and heroin across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil has been jailed. Yousef Woolcock, 36, from Pendine Close, Barry, was jailed for 17-and-a-half years at Cardiff Crown Court on Wednesday, 11 […]

11th December 2019
South Wales Police launch campaign to target those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs during Winter.

The Winter drink drug drive campaign launching on social media on Wednesday 11th December shows footage of real incidents with key words to tell the journey of the impact drink or drug driving had. Last year saw over 3,500 drink drive tests administered across South Wales resulting in 179 arrests, and 141 drug wipes with […]

11th December 2019
Final 2019 general election MRP model: small Conservative majority likely

YouGov's final general election MRP model shows the Conservative Party headed for an overall majority, with a 2% lead on Labour in the Vale of Glamorgan. Meanwhile in Cardiff South and Penarth, Labour are predicted to receive 52% of votes, with Conservatives receiving 27% according to the final MRP poll released yesterday. The model correctly […]

11th December 2019
Electoral Reform Society predict the election result in half of seats in Britain

The Electoral Reform Society have predicted the election result in half of Britain’s constituencies, days before polling day. In new analysis, the democracy organisation describes 316  seats as ‘one party seats’ (50% of Britain’s total, i.e. excluding Northern Ireland).  Nearly 23m voters in Britain are in these ‘competition free zones’, according to the ERS. Wales […]

11th December 2019
Police call on public to sign up for free counter terrorism training

An award-winning counter terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time and South Wales Police want you to sign up and help protect the UK. Devised by Counter Terrorism officers and security experts, the ACT (Action Counters Terrorism) Awareness eLearning package was previously only available to staff working in […]

11th December 2019
Start 2020 with a New Year's day dip for Ty Hafan

Local residents are being invited to kick start 2020 at the annaul New Year's day dip in aid of the children's hospice Tŷ Hafan. The annual dip has been running for 35 years, originally organised by the Whitmore Bay lifeguards in 1984, with Tŷ Hafan taking over the event in 2019. This January's dip has […]

10th December 2019
Barry Town's roller-coaster football history told in new book Written by life-long fan and local councillor Ian Johnson, Unbelievable Barry Town recalls the success, failure and revival of the club from 1993 to 2019 and is a remarkable story of incredible success and heartbreaking failure. "It's a remarkable story" commented author Ian Johnson. "Few clubs have risen so high – facing Dynamo Kiev […]

10th December 2019
Winter Great Get Together set to warm up the Vale of Glamorgan

Great Get Together Christmas Chatty Cafe and Boxing Day Walk bring folk of all ages together over the wintry festive break This winter as days shorten, around the UK more than 6,000 Great Get Together events are giving folk of all ages and backgrounds time to reconnect in their local communities. In the Vale, local […]

10th December 2019
Bowls clubs to benefit place for sport funding

Three local bowls clubs are set to upgrade their facilities after the Vale of Glamorgan Council helped them secure funding. Millwood, Barry Romilly, and Penarth Belle Vue bowling clubs will all benefit from a £4,000 cash injection having been successful in gaining a share of £1 million available from Sport Wales. Allocated by Welsh Government, […]

10th December 2019
Passengers across Wales urged to travel safe this festive season

British Transport Police (BTP) and Transport for Wales is launching its biggest joint operation this Christmas to keep passengers across Wales safe during the festive season.  Operation Genesis will focus mainly on Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street, Newport and Swansea railway stations, although there will be an increased presence across the network throughout the month.  […]

10th December 2019
Gala Dinner success for local charity!

Local charities are feeling the pinch, general donations to charities across the country are down and with uncertainty over Brexit, a General Election and public sector financial pressure leading to reductions in funding to some third sector bodies, Age Connects is feeling upbeat from the support received at its recent Fundraising Christmas Gala Dinner  held […]

4th December 2019
Deadline to have say on Vale Council plan approaches

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council is reminding residents that the deadline to have their say on how services are delivered across the County is Friday, December 20. So far there has been an encouraging response to the consultation on the draft Corporate Plan, which outlines the Authority’s blueprint to achieve its vision of Strong Communities […]

 Bro Radio Entertainment

12th December 2019
West End hit show celebrating Whitney Houston is heading to Barry in 2020

Direct from a sold-out run in London’s West End, critically acclaimed international stage sensation Whitney - Queen of the Night is heading to Barry in 2020 as part of its huge UK tour. The stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time will be coming to the […]

3rd December 2019
BBC One Festive Schedule - When's Your Favourite On?

The BBC One twitter account have released their detailed schedule for both Christmas and New Year day. The nation invariably gathers around the box during the festive period and the quality of what's on is the best conversation starter for a quiet Christmas dinner. Christmas Eve sees film favourites "Toy Story 3", "Beauty and the […]

3rd December 2019

Multiple Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter and Social Activist Michael Bolton will return to the UK in 2020 for the Love Songs Greatest Hits tour including a date at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Known for hits such ‘How Am I Supposed to Live Without You’, ‘How Can we Be Lovers’, ‘When A Man Loves A Woman’ […]

28th November 2019
Pussycat dolls are back and heading to Cardiff next April

The era defying, chart-topping, button-pushing, mega-group are back! The Pussycat Dolls have announced they are reuniting for a U.K. Tour, performing together for the first time in over a decade. The voices of a generation will be taking their Pussycat Dolls 2020 Tour on the road next year, hitting arenas across the U.K. calling at […]

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