Local News from the Vale

29th November 2021
Reid Steele: mother denies son's murder

The mother of two-year old Reid Steele will go on trial next year, accused of murder.

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27th November 2021
Bro Radio's Artist Of The Year - Dionne Bennett - Sugar Hip Ya Ya

This week, Bro Radio’s featured local artist of the week, we have a bold, bluesy bop for your sound systems, courtesy or Cardiff’s own Dionne Bennett. Swagger spilling out of her pockets and a vocal tone that will knock any man woman or child to their knees, Dionne is a force to be reckoned with, […]

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27th November 2021
Road Safety Wales Invites Young People To Highlight The Harmful Effects Of Drink & Drug Driving

Road Safety Wales is inviting young people from across the country to design a poster highlighting the harmful effects of drink and drug driving on other road users, with cash prizes on offer for winning entries. The campaign aims to highlight the danger faced by innocent road users and pedestrians when an individual chooses to […]

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26th November 2021
Penarth man arrested after aggravated burglary

A Penarth man has been questioned by detectives investigating a violent burglary in Newport.

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26th November 2021
Woman in hospital after pick-up truck collision

A 48 year-old woman suffered significant leg injuries after she was hit by a detached tail lift in Cardiff.

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25th November 2021
Family drug and alcohol court opened

A two year pilot has been launched to help families in Cardiff and the Vale affected by substance misuse.

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25th November 2021
Plans to develop new play area in Penarth unveiled

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is consulting with residents over plans for a £94,000 upgrade of St. David’s park in Penarth. St. David Crescent park, also known as Owain Crescent park, Penarth will undergo an upgrade next year with money invested by the Council. The project will involve removing existing play equipment and surfacing and […]

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25th November 2021
Biker killed in Rhoose crash named

Tributes have been paid to Jordan Talbot, who died in a three-vehicle crash in Rhoose on Tuesday.

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25th November 2021
Barry: new look for Holton Road shop fronts

There's a colourful new look to three empty shop fronts on Holton Road in Barry.

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25th November 2021
Vale MS backs White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day marks the start of a 16-day campaign to combat male violence against women and girls.

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25th November 2021
Trees cut down illegally in Rhoose Point

Eleven Scots pine trees have been cut down illegally in Rhoose Point.

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25th November 2021
The forgotten history of the landfill polluting Cardiff Bay

A special report on the cause of leachate pollution in Cardiff Bay.

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25th November 2021
Man charged with Butetown murder

A 44 year-old man is due to appear in court, accused of the murder of Jordan Cody-Foster in Cardiff.

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24th November 2021
Butetown murder: man held after stabbing

Detectives are questioning a 44 year-old man on suspicion of murder after a stabbing in Cardiff's Butetown.

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24th November 2021
Cosmeston Country Park Comes To Life After Dark For Christmas

Starting from the 9th December and continuing every evening until the 23rd, Cosmeston Country Park will come to life after dark to celebrate Christmas, with thousands of lights set to illuminate the Medieval Village and the surrounding areas and Santa and his elves in attendance. In an event designed for all the family, professional performers […]

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23rd November 2021
Llantwit Major garden vandals condemned

Volunteers in Llantwit Major have hit out at vandals who targeted a sensory garden.

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23rd November 2021
Police officer resigns after sex on duty

A South Wales Police officer has resigned after he admitted having sex while on duty.

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23rd November 2021
Vale councillor kicked off health council after missing every meeting since April 2020

Three Conservative councillors have been kicked off South Glamorgan's community health council for missing too many meetings.

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23rd November 2021
Vale council tax could rise by up to 3.9 per cent as budget shortfall hits £27m

Council tax in the Vale of Glamorgan could rise next April by up to 3.9 per cent. The extra money is needed by the Vale of Glamorgan council which faces a budget shortfall of almost £27 million. Council bosses have now begun the long process of setting next year’s budget, which will take until March […]

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23rd November 2021
Appeal following fatal A4226 collision

South Wales Police is appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 5:20am this morning (November 23, 2021) on the A4226, Rhoose between the Rhoose roundabout and the British Airways Maintenance Centre roundabout. A white Vauxhall Astra, a blue Honda motorcycle and a heavy goods vehicle were involved in a collision, […]

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Local Sport for the Vale

29th November 2021
Seasiders' last-minute heartache in Fairwater

Penarth slip to a 38-25 defeat at Fairwater in their first away game in the Admiral League.

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29th November 2021
Barry frustrated in error-strewn Treorchy defeat

Barry let the lead slip in a frustrating 29-22 defeat to Treorchy, as Ken Watkins reports.

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22nd November 2021
Barry RFC: Scott named Director of Rugby

Barry RFC have named Liam Scott as their new Director of Rugby.

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22nd November 2021
Results Extra: 19.11.2021 - 21.11.2021

More of the weekend's local football results in and around the Vale.

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21st November 2021
The Results Check: 19.11.2021 - 20.11.2021

A round-up of the weekend's football results in and around the Vale.

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20th November 2021
Llantwit reclaim top spot after seven-goal thriller

Llantwit Major return to the top of the Cymru South after a dramatic 4-3 win over Briton Ferry Llansawel.

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18th November 2021
Seasiders start league season in style

League rugby returns to Penarth with a 38-0 victory over Old Illtydians.

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15th November 2021
Results Extra: 12.11.2021 - 14.11.2021

More of the weekend's football results in and around the Vale.

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15th November 2021
Barry edge out Ynysybwl in league opener

Barry leave it late to beat Ynysybwl 29-22 in their opening Admiral League game - as Ken Watkins reports.

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14th November 2021
The Results Check: 12.11.2021 - 13.11.2021

A full round-up of the local football and rugby results in and around the Vale.

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The latest UK & World News

29th November 2021
Starmer shaking up top team as shadow cabinet reshuffle begins

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is carrying out a reshuffle of his shadow cabinet, with the first departure from his top team confirmed. A Labour source has told Sky News: "It's all happening - big names being moved." Cat Smith has revealed she is departing as shadow minister for young people and democracy. She tweeted […]

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29th November 2021
Manchester United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager after sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United have appointed Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the Premier League season, eight days after sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The 63-year-old German has joined from Lokomotiv Moscow, where he was manager of sports and development, and will take over from caretaker boss Michael Carrick. He will then take on a […]

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29th November 2021
PM has 'polluted our democracy' with 'corruption' - Labour

Labour would "act to stamp out the corruption that Boris Johnson and his government has polluted our democracy with" if it wins power at the next general election, the party's deputy leader has said. Unveiling the party's plans to fix the "broken" system for upholding ministers' standards, Angela Rayner said the prime minister had been […]

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29th November 2021
Scottish and Welsh governments demand PM introduces tougher travel rules in response to Omicron variant

The Scottish and Welsh governments are calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to toughen UK travel restrictions even further in response to the Omicron variant of coronavirus. In a joint letter to Mr Johnson today, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford have called for an emergency COBRA meeting to be […]

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29th November 2021
Government aims to make its 'black box' algorithms more transparent

The government has launched an algorithmic transparency standard amid concerns that biased algorithms are impacting the way Britons are treated by the state. Algorithms are computer systems that ingest a wide range of data to produce a single answer - but there are concerns that because people can rarely see the logical processes used to […]

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Entertainment News

29th November 2021
Lindsay Lohan announces engagement to boyfriend Bader Shammas

Actress Lindsay Lohan has announced her engagement in a series of loved-up photos on Instagram. The Mean Girls star, 35, shared the news with a string of black and white photos in which she is seen cuddling boyfriend Bader Shammas and showing off a diamond ring. She captioned the pictures with a ring emoji, adding: […]

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28th November 2021
Virgil Abloh: Louis Vuitton designer who founded fashion label Off-White dies aged 41

US fashion designer Virgil Abloh has died at the age of 41 after a private battle with cancer. The influential Louis Vuitton menswear designer and founder of fashion label Off-White was diagnosed with cardiac angiosarcoma - a rare, aggressive form of cancer in 2019, the design house's parent company LVMH revealed on Sunday. Abloh first […]

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27th November 2021
I'm A Celebrity contestants removed from castle after storm

The contestants on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! have been removed from Gwrych Castle in the aftermath of Storm Arwen. ITV said the storm caused "significant damage" to the show's production base in Wales - meaning there will be no new episodes this weekend. Strict COVID rules mean the contestants - including […]

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27th November 2021
I'm A Celebrity set broken into and 'intruder' removed

An intruder was removed from the castle set of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, according to ITV. It is understood the incident happened earlier in the week, before the show was forced to pre-record an episode on Friday due to poor weather conditions brought on by Storm Arwen. A statement from the […]

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27th November 2021
Australian journalist who 'insulted' Adele with pre-interview mishap apologises on air

An Australian journalist whose "million dollar" interview with Adele was canned because he did not listen to her new Album 30 has apologised on air. Matt Doran, of Channel 7 News, flew to London ahead of the singer's first release in six years to speak to her. However, after he finished his chat with her, […]

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