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24th January 2020
Hit drama Keeping Faith to return for a third and final series

BBC Cymru Wales and S4C hit drama Keeping Faith/Un Bore Mercher will return for a third and final series, both broadcasters have today confirmed. Fans told to get set for another thrilling series as acting royalty Celia Imrie joins the cast. Audiences can look forward to another thrilling series with Eve Myles set to return […]

24th January 2020
Endangered Black Rhino Born At Folly Farm

Folly Farm announced the arrival of the critically endangered animal this morning. First-time Mum, Dakima, gave birth to the calf on the 16th January after a 15 month pregnancy. The new arrival, an as yet unnamed little boy, came into the world just 10 minutes after Dakima's waters broke at 4:37am, and is one of […]

23rd January 2020
Whatever Happened To Bobby The Loveable Police Car?

A dedicated member of the police force has finally taken retirement after years of service teaching kids about road safety. I am of course talking about this guy. Bobby the adorable police car travelled schools during the nineties with his partner PC Roger Hughes, to deliver important road safety messages. He began slowing down and […]

23rd January 2020
Cardiff Airport celebrates a decade of fundraising and a new charity partnership for 2020

Cardiff Airport is celebrating ten years of fundraising activities, and looking forward to a new year with an exciting new charity partnership. Over the past ten years, Cardiff Airport has raised over £200,000 to support a number of charities and community clubs close to the hearts of the Airport team, including the RNLI, Welsh Wizards […]

23rd January 2020
Cairns And Councillor In Row Over Parking Charges

Councillor Neil Moore has given what he called a "personal and political" response to MP Alun Cairns' request for the Council to confirm their position on parking charges. Mr Cairns, who has consistently campaigned against the introduction of parking charges, began his press release regarding the matter by stating that, "The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s […]

23rd January 2020
Ross England deselected as Vale Assembly Candidate

A Conservative assembly candidate, who was suspended as a party member and candidate in October has now been deselected by his party. Ross England was set to set to stand in the Vale of Glamorgan constituency for the 2021 assembly election, but was suspended after it emerged his conduct as a witness led to the […]

23rd January 2020
Smacking ban plan in Wales set to clear final hurdle

A ban on parents smacking children in Wales has moved a step closer, despite the Welsh Conservatives saying "The state should not be telling people how to parent" The new legislation is expected to clear its final hurdle next week when it goes back to the Assembly for the final time. The Abolition of the […]

23rd January 2020
Top Beauty Brand Set for Barry Return in Goodsheds Development

Local MP Alun Cairns has said that he is delighted with the ongoing regeneration in Barry and that the plan to attract further jobs to the town is progressing well.  The innovative new Goodsheds development on Barry Waterfront, which will be the first of its kind, has a host of exciting businesses ready to set […]

22nd January 2020
Old Penarthians v Llandaff North Match Report

Only at the end of the season will Old Penarthians realise the full extent of their away defeat to Llandaff North in Specsavers Division 3 East Central (B) by 7 points to 5 on their promotion ambitions.  This was a match which could have been won even though for the second time in three weeks […]

21st January 2020
South Wales Police warn residents after fraud attempts

South Wales Police warn residents after recent reports of attempted fraud in the Vale of Glamorgan. One of the reports regarded a telephone call from someone claiming to be from Amazon Prime stating an incorrect refund of £3000 had been made. The second, to a different person, claimed to be from HMRC stating £2000 in […]

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22nd January 2020
Old Penarthians v Llandaff North Match Report

Only at the end of the season will Old Penarthians realise the full extent of their away defeat to Llandaff North in Specsavers Division 3 East Central (B) by 7 points to 5 on their promotion ambitions.  This was a match which could have been won even though for the second time in three weeks […]

20th January 2020
JD Cymru Premier - Phase 2 fixtures announced

The fixtures for the second phase of this season's JD Cymru Premier have been released. Barry Town United, who currently sit fourth in the league, start the second phase with a home fixture against Connah's Quay on the 8th February, with a 2:30pm kick off, before an away trip to Newtown on the 15th February. […]

20th January 2020
Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 18/1/20

On a day we only saw a handful of games played, could we have witnessed a huge turning point in the campaign at the top of the premier division. Island Marine brought Holton Road’s unbeaten streak to a screeching halt with a thumping 5-0 victory at Maslin Park. Goals from Joe Mellars(2), Adam Owens, Rhyd […]

17th January 2020
YMCA Barry's Youth Ambassador Running The London Marathon

Megan Cooke, Head Of Under 5's and Gymnastic Volunteer Coordinator at YMCA Barry is taking on the famous 26.2 mile course in aid of YMCA England and Wales, as well as our very own YMCA Barry. A complete novice to running 2 years ago, Cooke has since completed 3 half marathons, 2 of which were […]

16th January 2020
A battle of the three-pointers as Llantwit and Wattstown struggle in the gale

The Blood and Blacks will be having conflicting views on this 9-9 result as they surely will be disappointed they did not win, mightily relieved they did not lose but just as gutted it was a draw. No one gets much excited about a draw but for a game that was try-less this was an […]

16th January 2020
Old Penarthians v Cefn Coed Match Report

With victory at home against Cefn Coed last Saturday by 22-3 Old Penarthians have risen to fourth in Specsavers Division 3 East Central (B).  The management consider they are well placed with games in hand over teams above them but they are looking for full commitment from the squad in the next two weeks before […]

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22nd January 2020
Monty Python's Terry Jones Has Passed Away

The Welsh star and director of Python's Holy Grail, Meaning Of Life and Life Of Brian had been suffering with Dementia and passed away on Tuesday aged 77. Jones began life in Colwyn Bay, North Wales before going on to study at Oxford University where he met one of his Python cohorts, Michael Palin. A […]

21st January 2020
Glastonbarry VIP Tickets Sell Out

Popular local tribute festival Glastonbarry has sold all of its VIP tickets for 2020. Mack Events' two day music extravaganza, set to take place on the 25th and 26th of July this year, still has standard early bird weekend tickets available, which you can purchase on their website here. Starting in 2013 from the MEMO […]

16th January 2020
Sandi Toksvig announces she is to leave the Bake Off tent

After three years and 51 showstoppers Sandi has announced plans to switch off her kitchen timer and leave the Bake Off tent. Sandi is leaving the show to focus on other work projects, which include hosting the forthcoming Channel 4 series The Write Offs, which looks at the issue of adult literacy. She said about […]

11th January 2020
The 2020 Brit Awards nominations

Lewis Capaldi and Dave are among the nominees for this year’s Brit Awards. The shortlist was revealed during a special broadcast, called The Brits Are Coming, on ITV which featured performances from the likes of Liam Payne, Mabel and Freya Ridings. Here is the full list of nominees: Male solo artist Harry StylesLewis CapaldiDaveMichael KiwanukaStormzy Female […]

6th January 2020
Ruth Jones appears on Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

Gavin and Stacey star and creator Ruth Jones featured on a celebrity addition of the Who Want's to be a millionaire last night (5th). The star played on behalf of Sully based hospice Ty Hafan, which supports children and families facing life limiting conditions. The Hospice, which has supported 840 families over the last 20 […]


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