Bro Radio Local News

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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23rd November 2021
Options considered for finishing Eastern Bay Link road

Cardiff Council is exploring options for finishing the Eastern Bay Link road - but won't reveal what they are.

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23rd November 2021
Barry: Buttrills estate to get facelift

Plans have been unveiled to give a major facelift to Barry's Buttrills estate.

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23rd November 2021
Vale businesses nominated for 'Curry Oscars'

Two food businesses in Barry and Penarth are in the running at this year's British Curry Awards.

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23rd November 2021
Vale Town Centres team up for Shop Local this Christmas Music Video

Businesses from across the Vale of Glamorgan have come together for a special music video, to promote the message "Tis the season to shop local". ‘Shop Local This Christmas’ which is sung to the tune of John Lennon’s Happy Christmas has been released ahead of Black Friday to encourage residents to visit their local high […]

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23rd November 2021
Fisherman rescued from sea off Porthcawl

Three lifeboats were called out to rescue a fisherman who fell into the sea near Scarweather Sands.

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22nd November 2021
Woman banned from driving after debt row

A Llantwit Major woman who struck a neighbour with her car has been banned from driving.

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22nd November 2021
Labour and Plaid form Senedd working pact

Labour and Plaid Cymru agree a three-year co-operation deal in the Senedd.

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22nd November 2021
Santa Fun Run Returns For Christmas '21

Barry Town Council's annual 2K Santa Fun Run will return this year on the morning of Sunday 5th December, taking place on Barry Island. Once again, Santa-suited participants will make their way around the 2km course on the Island, receiving a goody bag and a medal upon completion. The fun is set to start at […]

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21st November 2021
Cymraeg: Vale to get immersion centre

A new Welsh language centre for later learners has been earmarked for the Vale.

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20th November 2021
Penarth: talks continue on healthcare hub plan

Health chiefs are considering primary care options in Penarth following a surgery's decision to close.

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20th November 2021
Barry: anti-social youths warned as patrols stepped up

Police patrols have been stepped up again following anti-social behaviour in Barry.

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20th November 2021
Barry 'menace' jailed for 44 months

A Barry man has been jailed for burgling his neighbours and threatening a man with a knife.

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19th November 2021
Bro Radio's Local Artist Of The Week - Dusky Grey - Don't Worry

This week, Bro Radio’s featured local artist offering comes from dynamic duo Dusky Grey. The track, entitled “Don’t Worry”, is a punchy pop feel-good track, reminiscent of the 2016’s with just a splash of Ed Sheeran, whom Gethin, the salt to his creative partner’s pepper, takes influence from. This one’s definitely for the pre-drinks playlist, […]

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19th November 2021
‘Difficult decisions’ expected in Vale council budget

Vale Council chiefs say ‘difficult decisions’ lie ahead as they unveil their draft budget for next year.

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19th November 2021
Seven jailed after cannabis factory raids

Seven men have been jailed after a string of cannabis factories were shut down in and around Cardiff.

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18th November 2021
Three arrested after Barry jewellery burglary

Three people have been arrested after a big haul of jewellery was stolen during a burglary in Barry.

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18th November 2021
Llantwit Major lanterns back for Christmas

Llantwit Major's Christmas lantern parade returns for 2021, as part of a big day of festive events.

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18th November 2021
Ogi’s full fibre broadband comes to Llantwit Major

Ogi, Wales’ fastest growing broadband company, is today announcing its arrival in Llantwit Major, as the main active cabinet for the town is craned into place. This is the next step to providing households and businesses in Llantwit Major with ultrafast full fibre broadband.  Since launching in June 2021, Ogi has started engineering work in […]

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18th November 2021
Vale Police write to local secondary schools about the use of e-scooters

Police officers in Barry have written to local secondary schools to remind pupils and parents that it is against the law to use e-scooters in public places, including roads, pavements and parks. The move follows a near-miss involving two young boys on an e-scooter. Pcso Laura Berry said: "Christmas is fast approaching and while electric […]

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17th November 2021
Cardiff and Vale UHB commits to working collaboratively to prevent suicide and self-harm with new strategy

The new Suicide and Self Harm Prevention Strategy for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan commits organisations to work together to support all those affected or at risk, by offering ‘the right support, at the right time, in the right way for everyone’. In 2020, it was reported that 32 people took their own lives […]

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17th November 2021
Bro Radio Pledges To Become A Dementia-Friendly Organisation

Bro Radio has pledged to work to become a dementia-friendly organisation, using support from Marie Curie and resources produced by Alzheimer's Society to attempt to identify some simple actions that can be taken to ensure the station is accessible and helpful to those affected by dementia. The station's commitment comes as local businesses across a […]

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16th November 2021
Paddleboarders' inquest opened and adjourned

A Bridgend woman was one of four paddleboarders got into difficulty on the River Cleddau in Pembrokeshire.

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16th November 2021
School pupils warned over 'offensive' TikTok trends

School pupils in the Vale could face exclusion over TikTok challenges, according to a letter to parents.

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16th November 2021
Knife crime: South Wales Police joins week of action

According to new figures, more than £3.7m worth of drugs have been seized by knife crime detectives in six months.

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16th November 2021
A&E: Cardiff and Vale hospitals 'under strain'

Health chiefs are asking people not to attend A&E departments, unless their condition is life or limb threatening.

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16th November 2021
Ground investigations start at Roath Park Dam

Cardiff Council has begun the ground investigation works to Roath Park Dam to make sure one of Cardiff's most loved parks can be enjoyed safely now and for future generations. Following a regular inspection (under the Reservoirs Act 1975), it was found that the spillway, which is the waterfall beside the café, would not be […]

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15th November 2021
Council hands over keys to Cardiff landmarks

Cardiff council is due to hand over the keys to the Old Library and the Norwegian Church.

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15th November 2021
Ruth Dodsworth remarries after 'living hell'

The ITV Wales presenter says she's 'learning to love life again' after her abusive ex-husband was jailed.

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15th November 2021
Tributes to Barry man killed in road crash

Tributes have been paid to David Searle, who was killed in a crash on Cardiff Road in Barry last week.

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14th November 2021
Suspended sentences for money laundering cousins

Two cousins admitted swindling nearly £10k from elderly people in a postal scam.

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13th November 2021
Marie Curie launches Great Welsh Art Auction

Over 200 pieces have been put up for auction as part of the Marie Curie Great Welsh Art Auction. More than 100 artists will exhibit a spectacular array of beautiful Welsh mixed media art works, ranging from painting and sculpture, to glass, metal works and jewellery. With highly sought after pieces from artists such as […]

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12th November 2021
Stepdad and teen deny Logan Mwangi murder

A man and a teenage boy have denied the murder of five-year old Logan Mwangi.

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12th November 2021
Four years of delays in stopping landfill pollution from leaking into Cardiff Bay

Work to stop landfill pollution leaking into Cardiff Bay and the River Ely has been delayed by more than four years. Cardiff council was repeatedly warned since January 2017 about an underground pipe discharging pollution into the bay, including oily film, muddy water and brown sludge. One councillor officer in February 2017 wrote to a […]

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12th November 2021
Bro Radio to broadcast Barry Remembrance Sunday service

Bro Radio will broadcast the Barry Remembrance Day Service live from the Cenotaph as part of a special two hour programme this Sunday. The programme, broadcast from 10am to 12pm will include messages and interviews with the Royal British Legion, Vale of Glamorgan Mayor, Barry Town Mayor and reporters live at services in Barry and […]

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12th November 2021
Police warning for would-be pitch invaders

Police say they won't tolerate any repeat of the pitch invasion during Wales' defeat to South Africa.

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12th November 2021
Bro Radio's Local Artist Of The Week - Lost Tuesday Society

This week, Bro Radio’s featured local artist offering comes from Swansea-based folk come psychedelic rock come multi-demographical sextet, Lost Tuesday Society, and their groovy fiddle-focussed track from their new album, Lights. This song has a pull to it that LTS put into words quite eloquently themselves on their SoundCloud page, stating that their “concentration on […]

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12th November 2021
Welsh Youth Parliament: deaf candidates up for election

Two deaf boys from Barry are standing in the Welsh Youth Parliament elections.

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12th November 2021
Vale Council marks Armistice Day

The annual Armistice Day wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Civic Offices in Barry.

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11th November 2021
Mother speaks out on preventing teenage suicide

The mother of a Cardiff man who killed himself is speaking out on how to prevent teenage suicide.

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11th November 2021
Burst Water main affects Barry properties

Welsh Water have confirmed that a burst main is affecting a number of properties in the Castleland ward area of Barry. Residents have been informed that until the pipe is fixed, they may experience low pressure or no water. All supplies are expected to be fully restored by early on Thursday evening. Residents are being […]

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11th November 2021
New charity set to take over Norwegian Church

Cardiff Bay's Norwegian Church looks set to be taken over by a new independent charity.

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11th November 2021
Climate Conversation Event To Take Place At CF61 In Llantwit Major

An event to discuss the damage that climate change is doing to the world, and ideas to combat it locally, is set to take place this coming Saturday, at the CF61 Community Centre in Llantwit Major. The event, which has been facilitated by the local Labour party, is open to all those who care about […]

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11th November 2021
Local Music School Release Piece For Remembrance Day

The Glamorgan Music School has released a video for Remembrance Day featuring some of its students playing an arrangement of the beautiful classical piece "Nimrod" by Elgar. Watch Glamorgan Music School's performance here: The video, which can be found on YouTube, features people of all ages, including Glamorgan Music School students of in Year 2 […]

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11th November 2021
Vale MS hits out at male drink spikers

The social justice minister tells a Senedd debate that it's not for women to change their behaviour, amid an increase in drink spiking.

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10th November 2021
Barry: climate protester confronted in High Street blockade

There were ugly scenes when a climate protester blocked traffic on Barry High Street.

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10th November 2021
Full Investigation Reports Released For Sully and Dinas Christmas Flooding

The Vale Council has published flood investigation reports for the flash flooding that took place in both Dinas Powys and Sully just days before Christmas, last year. Areas across the whole of the Vale were affected by the heavy rainfall of December 23rd 2020, with roads in the county, in areas such as Lavernock and […]

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10th November 2021
Five arrests after Cardiff city centre fight

Three men were injured in an early morning disturbance at the Royal Arcade shopping centre in Cardiff.

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10th November 2021
Welsh Water urges people to open up about personal finances in support of Talk Money Week

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water is calling on customers facing financial challenges to reach out for support as part of Talk Money Week, an annual awareness campaign coordinated by the Money and Pensions Service. Held from 8 to 12 November, Talk Money Week aims to reduce the stigma around money by encouraging conversations among families, friends, […]

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9th November 2021
Senedd approves extension of NHS COVID pass

Members of the Senedd have approved the extension of the NHS COVID pass to cinemas, theatres and concert halls in Wales. Following the vote, the Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan said: “I am pleased the extension has been agreed today following the vote. Covid has not gone away and cases remain high […]

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9th November 2021
Weekend closure for Barry police front counter

The front counter at Barry police station will close this weekend for essential maintenance work.

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9th November 2021
Popular pub in Penarth to be knocked down and replaced with four storeys of flats

A popular pub in Penarth is due to be knocked down and replaced with four storeys of flats. The Station, on Windsor Road in Cogan, closed in summer last year as Brains sold the site. Developers are now planning to demolish the building and build 20 apartments there. Vale of Glamorgan council received an application […]

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9th November 2021
Llantwit Major FC: 'Name our ground!'

Llantwit Major FC are offering naming rights for their ground in a unique raffle.

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9th November 2021
Cardiff & Vale Nextbike Scheme Suspended Due To Thefts and Vandalism

Nextbike have taken the decision to temporarily suspended their Ovo Bike scheme in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, with the company stating the removal is due to "months of vandalism, thefts and threats" against its team in Cardiff. Nextbike launched its Cardiff fleet in 2018, aiming to provide sustainable and affordable transport across the city, and […]

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8th November 2021
Family tribute after Bridgend paddleboarder's death

The family of a Bridgend woman say they're distraught after the deaths of four paddleboarders.

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8th November 2021
Two men charged after Barry cannabis raid

Two men will appear in court after a cannabis factory was found in Barry town centre.

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8th November 2021
Police officers praised after woman rescued

Two on-duty officers have been praised after they rescued a woman from the water at Cardiff Bay.

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8th November 2021
Broadband: Lib Dems claim Vale households 'paying over the odds'

The Welsh Liberal Democrats claim 12,700 households in the Vale could be paying over the odds for broadband.

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8th November 2021
St Athan rapist jailed for nine years

A man from St Athan convicted of rape has been jailed for nine years.

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8th November 2021
St Athan man guilty of trying to block mobile home sale

The owner of a residential park has been told to pay £12,000 for trying to block the sale of a mobile home.

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8th November 2021
Cardiff City to trial safe standing

Cardiff City will be one of five clubs to pilot licensed safe standing from January next year.

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7th November 2021
Man charged after Cardiff stabbings

A 19 year-old man has been charged after two men were allegedly attacked in Cardiff city centre.

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6th November 2021
Bridgend woman dies after paddleboarding tragedy

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter after the deaths of four paddleboarders.

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6th November 2021
Cardiff: man questioned after double stabbing

A 19 year-old man is being questioned after a disturbance in Cardiff city centre.

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5th November 2021
Narrative verdict at teacher's inquest

An inquest heard Elin Boyle was discharged from hospital shortly before her body was found at Nash Point.

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5th November 2021
Parking changes at Vale hospitals from December

There'll be changes to parking at Barry and Llandough hospitals next month to cope with high demand.

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5th November 2021
UHW: bullying claims under investigation

An investigation's underway into bullying allegations by cardiac staff at the University Hospital of Wales.

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5th November 2021
Barry woman admits framing cousin over driving ban

A Barry woman who framed her cousin for driving without insurance has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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4th November 2021
Council warning against Bonfire Night fly-tipping

Vale Council have warned people not to use Bonfire Night as an excuse for fly-tipping.

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4th November 2021
National Eisteddfod to return in 2022

After a two year break due to COVID, the National Eisteddfod will return next year.

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4th November 2021
Penarth GP surgery to close

A GP practice in Penarth will close in March, after being told to move out of its premises.

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4th November 2021
Historic contracts to be offered to female players

The Welsh Rugby union has agreed a structure with the Wales Women playing squad with 12 month contracts offered to some 25 female international players. There will be up to 10 professional contracts and up to 15 retainer contracts. In addition, there will be match and training fees. The contracts are currently being drawn up […]

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4th November 2021
Grassroots football worth £550m to Wales according to UEFA Report

The Football Association of Wales is calling on more investment in the grassroots game, as a new UEFA report found clubs and players generate a total of £553m for Wales. The figure is made up of £263m for the economy, social benefits of £84m and savings for the Welsh NHS of £206m. In response, the […]

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4th November 2021
Barry residents secure defibrillator funding

Residents at an apartment block in Barry have secured funding for a defibrillator.

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4th November 2021
Renewed Appeal For Gladstone Gardens Memorial Benches

The organiser of the fundraiser to replace three of the benches at Gladstone Gardens, Barry, with special commemorative benches is reaching out to the community to appeal for additional funds to help ensure the project becomes a reality. The fundraiser's organiser, Robert Curtis, is looking to raise £2,200 in total to replace three public benches […]

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4th November 2021
Health Minister Pledges £170m Extra Per Year For ‘Transformation’ Of How Planned Care Services Are Delivered

Health Minister, Eluned Morgan, has announced an investment of more than £170m extra per year to planned care across NHS Wales at the inaugural Planned Care Summit. Planned care is any treatment that doesn't happen as an emergency and usually involves a prearranged appointment. Most patients are referred for planned care from their GP. The […]

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3rd November 2021
Cardiff Airport: passenger numbers slump amid COVID

Passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport slumped to their lowest levels since the 1950s.

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3rd November 2021
Vale of Glamorgan to receive £1.06 million from the UK Government Community Renewal Fund

Projects in the Vale of Glamorgan are to receive £1 million of UK Government funding through Community Renewal Fund. In an announcement made today, the Vale will receive the funding for six community led projects, which focusses from green issues to community enterprises. Alun Cairns, the local MP, greatly welcomed the funding stating, ‘this is […]

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3rd November 2021
Vale Pub Wins Good Food Award

The Lamb Flag, in Wick, has revealed that they have been awarded a "Blue Ribbon" for "Delicious Dishes" by The Good Food Awards 2022. In a post on social media, the team at The Lamb Flag shared their joy that they had achieved the standards necessary to take home the award, stating: "After what has […]

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2nd November 2021
Bute Park murder: CCTV witness appeal renewed

Police say the identity of a potential witness to the murder of Dr Gary Jenkins remains a mystery.

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2nd November 2021
Council explores possibility of St Athan railway rtation

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has commissioned a consultancy firm to investigate the possibility of creating a railway station in St Athan. Historically, there were two train stations located near the village, Gileston and St Athan Road, but both have long since closed. A third railway station, whilst named St Athan, was located some 3 […]

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2nd November 2021
Three deny Dr Gary Jenkins murder

Two men and a teenage girl have denied the murder of Dr Gary Jenkins in Cardiff's Bute Park.

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2nd November 2021
The life of one of Barry’s, Wales’ and journalism’s greats, Gareth Jones, celebrated in family reunion

The life of Gareth Jones, one of Barry’s, Wales’ and journalism’s finest sons, was marked by a family reunion with one of his closest living relatives, Phil Colley, along with the Mayor of Barry, Cllr. Steffan Wlliam visiting his grave at Merthyr Dyfan Cemetery, Barry last weekend. Gareth Jones, revealed to the world the horrors […]

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2nd November 2021
20 Ways to Save this Winter with Citizens Advice

As we head into winter, we've partnered with Citizens Advice Cardiff and the Vale to offer 20 easy, expert-approved energy-saving actions to help you save. Save in the Kitchen: Use a bowl to wash-up rather than running a tap, reduce your washing machine use by one cycle a week and only fill the kettle with […]

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2nd November 2021
New Vueling service to Paris takes off from Cardiff

Cardiff Airport is celebrating today, as the first Vueling flight to Paris takes off. Customers on board the inaugural flight to Paris were surprised at the departure gate with fresh coffee, courtesy of Swansea-based coffee company SO Coffee, as well as croissants and pastries.A water cannon salute, co-ordinated by the Fire Section, marked the first […]

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2nd November 2021
All new schools and colleges in Wales to be net zero carbon

From 2022, all new Welsh schools and colleges will have to meet net zero carbon targets set out by Welsh Government, starting with Llancarfan Primary School in the Vale of Glamorgan. Buildings will be required to be Net Zero Carbon in operation, which means producing zero or negative carbon emissions as part of their operational […]

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2nd November 2021
RSPCA race to building society to save trapped sparrowhawk

A sparrowhawk has been rescued from beneath netting atop a building society in the centre of Cardiff. RSPCA Cymru came to the aid of the bird of prey after a member of the public reported his plight. The bird had flown into the netted area via an open wooden door - but was then unable […]

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2nd November 2021
Barry man jailed for raping sleeping woman

A Barry man who raped a sleeping woman has been jailed for nearly 13 years.

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1st November 2021
St Brides Major: 20mph limit enforcement begins

A 20mph speed limit in St Brides Major is now being enforced as part of a Welsh Government scheme.

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1st November 2021
Polls open for second Welsh Youth Parliament

19 candidates are standing for two local seats in the Welsh Youth Parliament elections.

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1st November 2021
Halloween launch for Cardiff - Dublin flights

Ryanair has restarted flights between Cardiff and Dublin.

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31st October 2021
Could the source of the mysterious odour in Dinas Powys and Sully now been known?

On Friday, local councillors met with representative from Welsh Water at the Cog Moors Water Treatment works to discuss an reoccurring odour that's been plaguing the area in recent months. The objective was for Welsh Water to brief councillors on the work undertaken to date to confirm whether the reports of strong smelling odours from […]

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30th October 2021
St Brides Major: driver escapes flooded car

Police are warning drivers to avoid flooded roads in the Vale.

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29th October 2021
Visiting to resume at Llandough hospital

Visiting at University Hospital Llandough will resume on Monday following a COVID outbreak.

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29th October 2021
Leachate polluted Cardiff Bay due to ‘poor knowledge’

Inspectors criticise Cardiff Council after contaminated water polluted Cardiff Bay.

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29th October 2021
Crack down on poachers in the Vale

Police in the rural Vale of Glamorgan are cracking down of poachers following an increase in reports of rural crime involving illegal hunting with dogs. Access to farmland is being gained by removing or damaging field gates for the purposes of lamping and/or hare coursing. It's resulting in damage to property including growing crops which […]

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29th October 2021
Llandough woman found 'safe and well'

A 24 year-old woman has been found safe and well after she disappeared from Llandough.

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29th October 2021
New community building in Penarth park to get ‘hundreds of users a week’

A new community building in a Penarth park is set to get hundreds of users a week according to council bosses. The new building will replace the current bowling pavilion in Belle Vue Park on Albert Crescent. Current buildings there have been described as too small, with poor heating, and no longer fit for purpose. […]

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29th October 2021
Care home in Penarth ordered to remove ‘ugly’ visitor pod put up during pandemic

A care home in Penarth will be ordered to remove an “ugly” visitor pod put up during the pandemic. Tower Hill residential home, on Plymouth Road, recently closed and its owners want to convert the building into apartments, as well as keep the Portakabin-style visitor pod. But Vale of Glamorgan council has said the visitor […]

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28th October 2021
Strengthened measures to reduce high coronavirus cases in Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford will Friday say alert level zero protective measures will be strengthened to keep people safe and help reduce high levels of coronavirus in Wales. Rates of coronavirus in Wales are currently the highest in the UK. The First Minister will say Wales is facing a serious situation and that unless rates […]

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28th October 2021
Busy week for Vale coastguards

One person suffered a suspected back injury after a fall at Whitmore Bay on Wednesday evening.

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28th October 2021
South Wales Police cracks down on anti-social behaviour ahead of Halloween and Bonfire Night

South Wales Police is cracking down on anti-social behaviour and warning people that Halloween and Bonfire Night are not excuses for anti-social behaviour. Operation BANG (Be A Nice Guy) is a multi-agency operation that aims to minimise the anti-social behaviour that often increases over the Halloween and Bonfire Night period. Officers are working with local […]

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28th October 2021
Dozens of jobs on offer at Careers in Care Recruitment Day

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is hosting a recruitment event next week with more than twenty local employers to help address a shortage of carers in the area. The Careers in Care event is being held at the Paget Rooms in Penarth on Tuesday 02 November from 10am to 3pm. Cllr Ben Gray, Cabinet Member […]

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28th October 2021
Monitors Set Up To Find Source Of Sully and Dinas Powys Odours

Welsh Water has installed 13 odour monitors at its Cog Moors wastewater treatment work with the aim of trying to locate the source of the pungent odours that have been plaguing both Sully and Dinas Powys over the last couple of months. Residents of the areas have been complaining about bad smells akin to sewage […]

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27th October 2021
Evenlode school governors back nursery merger plan

School governors in Penarth have backed controversial plans to merge with a nearby nursery.

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27th October 2021
Scout Post Cancelled For Another Year Due To Covid-19

The 11th Barry Sea Scout Group has announced that the popular Scout Post service will be cancelled once again this year due to Covid-19. The Cardiff and Vale Scouts have run the historic service for the last 35 years but had to cancel for 2020 due to the pandemic. It was hoped that it would […]

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27th October 2021
Bro Radio Operations Director picks up national honour

The Operations Director of Bro Radio in the Vale of Glamorgan has picked up a national honour at the Community Radio Awards for his services to the sector. Launched earlier this year to honour those who have provided outstanding or exceptional service to community radio, the process involved a written nomination and additional letters of […]

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27th October 2021
E-scooters seized in Penarth and Cardiff Bay

Police have seized 23 e-scooters in Penarth and Cardiff Bay following complaints of anti-social use.

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26th October 2021
Vale climate change plan: ‘Carry on what you’re doing, but in a slightly different way’

The action plan to tackle climate change in the Vale of Glamorgan has taken a step forward with a new board created to discuss the crisis. Vale of Glamorgan council declared a climate emergency more than two years ago, pledging to take action to respond to the emergency by drastically cutting carbon emissions. The huge […]

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26th October 2021
The story and lessons of the 1919 Race Riots of Barry

On Sunday the 24th October 2021, Barry Town Council in conjunction with social enterprise Grow Social Capital held a free to attend looking at the Race Riots that took place around the country, including Barry. The event listed as a “Walk & Talk” was a free event and consisted of a talk by the Victorian […]

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26th October 2021
Join RNLI Penarth’s coffee morning and help save lives at sea

RNLI Penarth is holding a fundraising coffee morning in Penarth Yacht Club on Friday 29 October from 10:30 to 12:00.  Tickets to the event will cost £1, with all funds raised going to help the lifesaving work of RNLI Penarth. As well as a selection of cakes available to buy, there will be a fundraising […]

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26th October 2021
"Seapoint residents plead for help toinsulate their homes!"

Residents living at one of Barry's most exposed coastal sites have made a plea for help from the government to help insulate their homes. The three blocks of 35 flats at Seapoint, the Knap, Barry face some of the worst Bristol Channel weather due to their exposed coastal location. But because of the fact that the building is […]

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26th October 2021
Actor Michael Sheen joins Team Tŷ Hafan as the children's hospice's newest celebrity Ambassador

Multiple award-winner Michael joins journalists and TV presenters Lucy and Rhodri Owen, and, Welsh International rugby player Leigh Halfpenny as a Tŷ Hafan celebrity Ambassador. Their role includes advocating for Tŷ Hafan, helping to share our key messages, celebrate the achievements of our community and encourage new supporters. Michael, father of Lily, 22, and two-year-old […]

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