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30th May 2020
Barry RNLI Receive Emergency Wash Packs Donation

The Barry RNLI took to Facebook to thank The Goodwash Company for their donation of emergency wash packs. The RNLI received a large box of wash packs from the Barry based luxury wash and lifestyle brand which they have decided to share locally within the community with the carers of College Fields Nursing Home and […]

29th May 2020
Education Minister’s ‘deep concern’ over UK Government’s student number controls proposals

Welsh Education Minister Kirsty Williams has written to England's Minister of State for Universities expressing a ‘deep concern’ over plans to announce the UK Government’s intention to introduce temporary student number controls in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. n the letter sent to Michelle Donelan, the Education Minister says she is ‘disappointed that the UK […]

29th May 2020
The Welsh Blood Service Will Be At Memorial Hall: June 15th - 19th

The Welsh Blood Service will be taking blood by appointment at the Memorial Hall in Barry, following enforced changes to the way they operate due to the Coronavirus. The service have been working hard to ensure they can continue to do their vital work during the international health crisis and are appealing to Vale of […]

29th May 2020
Porthkerry Cemetery To Re-Open On June 1st

Barry Town Council have confirmed in a post on their social media accounts that the cemetery will be open to the public once again from Monday 1st June. Rules will be in place to safeguard visitors to the cemetery from the Coronavirus, including social distancing guidance and hand sanitisation points on entry and exit. Opening […]

29th May 2020
RNLI in Wales issues important safety advice following latest lockdown changes

The RNLI in Wales has reacted to the Welsh Government’s plans for easing lockdown with an important safety warning. The Government’s changes, from Monday, will limit people to stay local and to not generally travel more than five miles to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading. People from two different households in the same […]

29th May 2020
Fire service urge residents to check fire alarms following Dinas Powys house fire

South Wales Fire and Rescue service has warned of the importance of checking your fire alarms, after a house fire in Dinas Powys. The service received a call on Friday morning following the activation of a smoke alarm at a residential property in Murch, Dinas Powys. Firefighters from Penarth and Cardiff Central worked to extinguish […]

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30th May 2020
Coronavirus: Reading enjoys a lockdown renaissance - but small bookshops are still struggling

Whether it is fiction, crime or the classics, reading is enjoying a renaissance in lockdown.

30th May 2020
Coronavirus: 99% confident that COVID-19 vaccine will work, says Chinese firm

Chinese scientists working on a COVID-19 vaccine have told Sky News they are "99%" sure it will be effective.

30th May 2020
Robbie Williams reunites with Take That for virtual concert during lockdown

Take That fans will be hoping he's back for good after Robbie Williams reunited with the band for a virtual charity concert.

30th May 2020
Coronavirus: Touching moment terminally ill mum sees her family for first time since lockdown

A woman with terminal cancer has told Sky News of her relief at a face-to-face reunion with her family after the easing of lockdown.

30th May 2020
Angler who died at Kent castle may have had confrontation with teenage 'poachers'

A man who died in the grounds of a castle may have had a confrontation with teenage "poachers" who reportedly hurled rocks.

30th May 2020
Coronavirus: Donald Trump terminates US relationship with World Health Organisation

Donald Trump has announced that the US will be "terminating its relationship" with the World Health Organisation (WHO).

 Bro Radio Sport

28th May 2020
Principality Stadium field hospital contract extended

The field hospital situated in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff has had its contract extended until the autumn. The 'Ysbyty Calon y Ddraig' or 'Dragon’s Heart Hospital' was opened by the Prince of Wales on the 20th of April, and has provided additional emergency bed space to support the NHS by accommodating patients from the […]

26th May 2020
New Coach and Director of Rugby appointed at Old Penarthians RFC

Old Penarthians RFC will begin the new season with a new head coach and director of Rugby. The announcement comes after coaches Simon Hurley and Anthony Davies told the club that they felt the time was right for them to stand down, to allow fresh blood to come into the club to take it to […]

26th May 2020
Gavin Chesterfield To Host Zoom Call For Barry Town UTD Supporters

Barry Town United's Manager, Gavin Chesterfield, will tonight be hosting a Zoom call for supporters of the club. The manager, who has just seen his side finish fourth in the JD Cymru Premier, after the league was curtailed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will be inviting fans to join him for a catch-up to discuss […]

25th May 2020
Llantwit Major Milers Le Pouliguen Challenge

The Llantwit Major Milers have collectively taken on a 452 running challenge, to raise money for mental health charity Mind. The challenge was developed as part of the work by Llantwit Major Town Twinning society, to resurrect a link between the Town and Le Pouliguen in France. Efforts to progress visits to each other's towns […]

19th May 2020
FAW confirm end of Domestic League Season

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) have confirmed the end of their domestic leagues, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement confirms Gavin Chesterfields side have finished fourth in the JD Cymru Premier, securing a Europe League Qualifying spot and taking the nominated spot for the Welsh Cup, which has been abandoned. In a club […]

13th May 2020
The Effect Of Coronavirus On Sport In The Vale

The Coronavirus has had a vast and wide reaching effect on society, bringing about a nationwide lockdown in the United Kingdom, which has lasted over two months, and causing the cancellation of events across the globe. One of the many areas which has felt the full force of the changes is the sporting world, with […]

 Bro Radio Entertainment

30th May 2020
Coronavirus: Writer who inspired Netflix's Unorthodox on her ex-community's battle with COVID-19

The writer whose life inspired hit Netflix series Unorthodox says the ultra-orthodox Jewish community she grew up in couldn't react quickly enough to COVID-19 because of its herd mentality.

30th May 2020
Coronavirus: Reading enjoys a lockdown renaissance - but small bookshops are still struggling

Whether it is fiction, crime or the classics, reading is enjoying a renaissance in lockdown.

30th May 2020
Robbie Williams reunites with Take That for virtual concert during lockdown

Take That fans will be hoping he's back for good after Robbie Williams reunited with the band for a virtual charity concert.

30th May 2020
George Floyd death: Beyonce and Cardi B among celebs to pay tribute - as Taylor Swift condemns Trump's response

Celebrities from Taylor Swift to John Boyega have joined the ranks expressing disgust over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis - condemning the response of Donald Trump and showing support for protests against how police treat black Americans.

30th May 2020
Kylie Jenner hits back after Forbes accuses her of 'web of lies' over billionaire status

Kylie Jenner has hit back at Forbes after it stripped her of billionaire status and accused her of constructing a "web of lies" surrounding her fortune.

30th May 2020
Billy Bragg says Taylor Swift is a 'kindred spirit' as he prepares to cover her song

Singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg has praised Taylor Swift for standing up for artists' rights and against sexism in the music industry, telling Sky News the star is something of a "kindred spirit".


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