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19th October 2020
Vale Council leader lockdown announcement reaction

The Vale of Glamorgan Council Leader has responded to the announcement that Wales will enter a fire-break lockdown from 6pm this coming Friday, for a period of two weeks. The fire-break lockdown restrictions will be time limited and come to an end on Monday 9 November. Cllr Neil Moore said: From Friday, these national measures will replace […]

19th October 2020
Fire-break lockdown: Everything we know

A short, sharp “fire-break” will be introduced across Wales at the end of this week to help regain control of coronavirus, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today. The fortnight-long action is needed to save lives and prevent the NHS from being overwhelmed. Speaking to the people of Wales, the First Minister said: “This is the […]

19th October 2020
Consumer Advisor roles available at Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advcice

Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale are recruiting for Consumer Advisers at their offices in Barry. The organisation, which provides support, advice and services to local residents are looking for people with experience of working in a call centre environment and/or delivering advice within a legal framework. Applications will be taking inbound calls only, for the […]

19th October 2020
Two Sunday callouts for RNLI Volunteers

Volunteers at RNLI Penarth Lifeboat Station received two callouts on Sunday, including to a person in the water at Sully Island. The first shout of the day came at 18:32 with lifeboats from Penarth and Barry, along with Rescue Helicopter 187 were requested by HM Coastguard operations room at Milford Haven to launch to a […]

19th October 2020
Young poet supports Diabetes UK Cymru for big push on mental health awareness

Duke Al Durham from Dinas Powys, who lives with type 1 diabetes, is adding his distinct voice to Diabetes UK Cymru’s efforts to get the nation talking about mental health, diabetes and social issues. Duke is 26 and has struggled with his mental health – particularly Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – for some time. Growing up […]

19th October 2020
Dinas Powys Art Group launches Art in Lockdown Trail

Throughout lockdown many have been busy painting and drawing, with the Dinas Powys Art Group looking to share its artwork with the community through its lockdown trail. Running from the 24th October t0 1st November, the Dinas Powys Art Group have organised a trail around the village, featuring 70 peices of artwork, created by 23 […]

19th October 2020
Why Making a Will Is One Of The Most Important Things You Could Ever Do

Making a Will is an activity that many of us continue to put off, but one company in the Vale of Glamorgan believes that it is one of the most important things you will ever do. Based in the heart of the Vale, Vale Wills offers specialist legal advice and lifetime planning services for people in […]

18th October 2020
Fire-break lockdown decision to be made at Monday cabinet meeting

The Welsh Government will meet on Monday morning as it looks to make a decision on whether to bring in a two or three week "fire-break" lockdown. In a statement released on Sunday evening a Welsh Government spokesperson said “The measures we have put in place at both a local and a national level, with […]

17th October 2020
Vale MP Writes To First Minister Regarding Support For Cymru Premier

Alun Cairns, MP for the Vale of Glamorgan, has written to Welsh First Minister, Mark Drakeford, in support of the football teams in the JD Cymru and more specifically, Barry Town United. The MP's missive references the financial impact that games played during the pandemic have had on the teams in the league and the […]

17th October 2020
Community Group aims to keep spirits high this Autumn

The More in Common Llantwit Group is aiming to keep spirits high this autumn with a series of events to bring the local community together. Running up to Thursday 29th October, the group is running a Halloween at Home, best dressed window competition. A spokesperson for the group said "Halloween can still be fun, even […]

17th October 2020
Ysgol Y Deri Special School To Appear On BBC One's Morning Live

Gethin Jones and the crew from BBC One's new "Morning Live" visited Penarth's Ysgol Y Deri yesterday to film a piece for the show. Ysgol Y Deri, the special education school which recently starred in BBC series "A Special School", hosted Gethin and the team from the new show to film a piece about communication […]

17th October 2020
Sporting Memories Foundation Launch Sporting Memories Club Online Meetings

The Sporting Memories Foundation has launched a new, online "Sporting Memories Club" for older adults in the Vale who enjoy talking about sport, to connect with each other. The club, which is for residents of the Vale aged 50+, will be holding online meetings where participants will be able to chat about sport with one-another. […]

16th October 2020
Bailout of struggling Cardiff Bus to cost council tax payers £13.6 million

A bailout of Cardiff Bus company could cost council tax payers in Cardiff £13.6 million over the next two years. Cardiff Bus, owned by Cardiff council, has struggled with its finances for years. In 2018, the company reported losses of £1.9 million and cut several bus routes, prompting a shakeup of management. Its finances had […]

16th October 2020
Sam Bowen joins Barry Town on loan from Cardiff City

Barry Town United have to confirmed the signing of midfielder Sam Bowen on loan from Cardiff City. Son of former Bluebirds forward Jason, Sam has been in the Championship club’s academy since the age of six and first came to the attention of supporters four years ago when he scored from the half-way line for […]

16th October 2020
Wales introduces travel restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus

New regulations to prevent people who live in areas with high coronavirus infection rates across the UK from travelling to Wales will come into force later today, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. The new restrictions will take effect from 6pm today (Friday October 16 2020). The action is being taken after the Prime Minister […]

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17th October 2020
Sporting Memories Foundation Launch Sporting Memories Club Online Meetings

The Sporting Memories Foundation has launched a new, online "Sporting Memories Club" for older adults in the Vale who enjoy talking about sport, to connect with each other. The club, which is for residents of the Vale aged 50+, will be holding online meetings where participants will be able to chat about sport with one-another. […]

16th October 2020
Sam Bowen joins Barry Town on loan from Cardiff City

Barry Town United have to confirmed the signing of midfielder Sam Bowen on loan from Cardiff City. Son of former Bluebirds forward Jason, Sam has been in the Championship club’s academy since the age of six and first came to the attention of supporters four years ago when he scored from the half-way line for […]

29th September 2020
FAW announces historic move to ban smoking on the side-lines of children’s football games in Wales

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to see smoking banned on the side-lines of children’s football games in a historic move by the Football Association of Wales (FAW) and FAW Trust. The decision by the FAW to introduce a no smoking policy on the side-lines of its small-sided, children’s football games […]

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 […]

14th September 2020
Dinas Powys FC take over responsibility of at the Murchfield

Dinas Powys FC have announced that they have taken over the responsibility of ground maintenance at the Murchfield. In a statement shared on social on media, the club said "We are pleased to announce that after months of negotiation, the Vale of Glamorgan Council have handed over the responsibility of ground maintenance at the Murchfield […]

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