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20th September 2020
Best Selling Author to Virtually Visit Vale Libraries

Bestselling author, Lesley Pearse, will be virtually visiting the Vale of Glamorgan libraries as part of her virtual library tour. The British novelist, who has achieved more than 10 million global sales, will be holding a live session for Vale libraries on September 22, at 7pm. During the evening Pearse, famous for books, "Dead To […]

20th September 2020
Nursery and reception pupils at Oakfield School told to self isolate

Nursery and reception pupils at Oakfield Primary School will not return to school until 30th September as a precaution after a member of staff tested positive. The school confirmed the information on social media on Sunday morning, stating that following Public Health Wales advice Nursery and Reception at the school will remain closed until the […]

20th September 2020
Barry service held to mark Battle of Britain 80th anniversary

The Cenotaph in Barry held a service on Sunday (20th) to mark 80 years since the Battle of Britain. The event saw a significantly reduced attendance and social distancing in place, as a group of under 30 came together to commemorate the dramatic turning point in World War Two - which was fought entirely in […]

19th September 2020
Barry RTC shows the dangers of drink driving

An RTC which occurred during the early hours of Saturday morning has shown the dangers of drink driving. A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash which occurred during the early hours of Saturday morning. According to the South Wales Police Roads policing team on Twitter they were called to […]

18th September 2020
Four new coronavirus cases confirmed in the Vale of Glamorgan

Four new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the Vale of Glamorgan, according to the latest figures released by Public Health Wales. Across the wider Cardiff and Vale Health Board area, 11 cases have been reported in Cardiff bring the Health Board total to 15. In the last 7 days 67 cases have been reported […]

18th September 2020
RNLI warn of high spring tides ahead of sunny weekend

The RNLI is issuing important safety advice, urging the public to check local tide times as many are expected to make the most of the warm weather this weekend. With sunny weather and unusual high spring tides forecast across the region, a pleasant coastal walk could easily turn into an emergency situation if people are […]

18th September 2020
Cardiff Bus announce timetable amendments to services 92, 93, 94 & 96

Cardiff Bus has announced timetable amendments to services in the Vale of Glamorgan from Monday 21st September, including adding an additional earlier journey on the 94 service. In an announcement on Friday (18th) Cardiff Bus said that the changes were following feedback from local customers. Service 92The 07:02 journey from Penarth to Cardiff City Centre […]

18th September 2020
Call for care homes to be given top priority amid “totally unacceptable testing shambles”

A social care leader has hit out over the “totally unacceptable” shambles around Covid-19 tests and called for Cardiff and Vale care homes to be given top priority. Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales, the lack of capacity and the delays in providing results were causing major problems for the sector, potentially […]

18th September 2020
The ReBUILD Project’s 'A Time For You' sessions are back

After a short break The ReBUILD Project is returning with a new focus on how to use creativity to promote wellbeing within ourselves. These new sessions will be hosted by two of the projects volunteers Gilli-ann and Nathan, who will guide participants through fun and simple activities that help you to tap into your creative […]

18th September 2020
St David Awards 2021: New award for pandemic heroes

First Minister Mark Drakeford is calling on the people of Wales to help find the country’s most extraordinary people, by nominating them for a St David Awards. Now in their eighth year, the national St David Awards celebrate Wales’ true heroes. This year, to reflect the work of so many people during the coronavirus pandemic, […]

18th September 2020
First live TV match for Orachrd Welsh Premier Women's League

Today (18 September) the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League (WPWL) has announced the fixtures for the upcoming 2020/21 season, with a first ever live TV match broadcast on the opening day. The derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City, last year’s champions, has been chosen for the first broadcast on the opening weekend of the […]

18th September 2020
Freshers Week: Behave sensibly, says ambulance service

The Welsh Ambulance Service is urging University students to behave responsibly this upcoming Freshers Week. Freshers Week is a week-long event for first-year University students in which they make friends and let their hair down before lectures begin. It has become a rite of passage for new students, but partying and alcohol consumption can lead to […]

17th September 2020
Year nine pupils at Whitmore High School asked to self isolate

39 year nine pupils at Whitmore High School has been asked to self isolate, after coming into contact with a confirmed case of covid-19. In an email sent to parents on Thursday the school headteacher said "Whitmore High School are sorry to have to inform you that a positive test of Covid-19 was reported to […]

17th September 2020
Age Connects Cardiff & the Vale help residents Planning for the Future

Age Connects Cardiff & the Vale are working in partnership with national organisation McClure Solicitors and asking members of the public: ‘Do you have a Will? The charity is inviting residents to join a free Live ‘Planning for the Future’ Talk from the comfort of your living room and get your Will written or reviewed. […]

17th September 2020
Video Consultations Help Speech and Language Therapists Get Back to School

With the new academic year underway, it isn’t just teachers and pupils who are having to get used to new ways of going to school. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Children’s Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) team is changing how it provides services to schools across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan due to […]

17th September 2020
Residents in Sully and Penarth urged to be alert to rogue traders

Police are urging residents to be alert to rogue traders who have been operating in parts of Sully and Penarth. In a stagement Police confirmed that rogue traders have have been targeting elderly residents, offering to complete basic gardening work for inflated prices. Police were contacted this week by a vigilant bank clerk who became […]

17th September 2020
Tools with a mission looking for a new home in Penarth

Tools with a mission (TWAM), a local charity which collects, refurbishes and distributes them to developing countries is looking for a new home. The charity has already sent over 200 tonnes of tools which were sorted into trade kits and sent to countries largely to Sub Saharan Africa. In over ten years the charity has […]

17th September 2020
Work on social housing development nearing completion

Work on a £3.5 million project to increase the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s housing stock is nearing completion. Jehu Group have constructed 28 new purpose-built homes at Llys Llechwedd Jenner, formally known as Brecon court. The properties have been finished to an extremely high standard and will soon be available to social housing tenants, providing […]

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