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26th January 2021
Welsh Government misses Over-80s vaccine target

A pledge by the Welsh Government to vaccinate 70% of the over-80s by the weekend has been missed. The First Minister blamed Sundays weather as a factor for the target not being reached, saying that some elderly people were worried to go out in the floods, snow and ice. Latest figures show 96,830 over-80s have […]

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26th January 2021
Award winning food project to be rolled out across the Valleys

An award-winning project, which started at Cadoxton and Oakfield primary schools in Barry -- is now set to be rolled out across Schools in the South Wales Valleys. The project sees a converted shipping container become a focal point for hands-on learning about food as well as a place where low income families can stock […]

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26th January 2021
Virgin Media to launch 5G in parts of the Vale

The mobile operator Virgin Media is set to launch a 5G across the UK, with Penarth, Dinas Powys and Cardiff included in its plans. The communications company is set to launch the service across 100 town and cities across the United Kingdom, including in South Wales. The high-speed network will provide 5G compatible smartphone’s data […]

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26th January 2021
£10K Anonymous Donation Made For Dinas Powys Flood Relief

Dinas Powys Community Council received an anonymous donation of £10,000 to their flood relief appeal which will go towards those affected by the flooding on the 23rd December 2020. The news of the donation was shared on the Dinas Powys Community Matters page on Facebook where Chair of the Council, Richard Grigg expressed his gratitude […]

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26th January 2021
South Wales Festival Goes Online For 2021

Immersed! Festival will be returning in 2021, putting the spotlight on some of the region's best and brightest musicians, but this time it's online. Previous years have seen headline sets by Richard Ashcroft of The Verve, Pete Doherty of The Libertines, Tom Grennan, Bad Sounds and more, but this year’s festival will be shining a […]

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25th January 2021
Former councillor banned after Facebook posts called for killing of three politicians

A former councillor has been temporarily banned from standing for election after posting on Facebook calling for the killing of three politicians. Phil Baguley stepped down from Sully and Lavernock community council last September, but has been disqualified from standing again for 15 months. His ban, by the Adjudication Panel for Wales, was previously reported […]

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25th January 2021
Walking and cycling in the Vale of Glamorgan – Have your say

The Vale of Glamorgan Council are currently working with Sustrans Cymru as part of Welsh Government’s Active Travel Network Map consultation (ATNM).  The ATNM is a plan of routes that the Vale will use to inform where improvements to walking and cycling could be made within the Vale.  It is hoped that it will help […]

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25th January 2021
Don't expect easing of Covid restrictions in Wales, says minister

Vaughan Gething has today said the public shouldn’t expect a significant unlocking of Covid restrictions in Wales in the coming weeks, the health minister has said. Speaking during the Welsh Government’s coronavirus briefing, Vaughan Gething said it would be up to the First Minister Mark Drakeford to announce on Friday the findings of the three-week […]

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25th January 2021
Police arrest two people following Penarth assault

Police in Penarth have arrested two people on suspicion of assault following an incident in St David’s Crescent in Penarth, at approximately 9pm on Friday. A 16-year-old local boy has suffered life-threatening injuries and remains at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. A 19-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of section 18 assault. Advertisement: […]

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25th January 2021
Coronavirus: The latest Vale of Glamorgan case and vaccine figures

The latest figures released by Public Health Wales show coronavirus cases are continuing to fall in the Vale of Glamorgan over the latest 7 day reporting period. The rolling figures, which run from 13th to 19th January show 326 cases have been reported, with 244 per 100,000 population, just above the wales wide figure of […]

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26th January 2021
South Wales Festival Goes Online For 2021

Immersed! Festival will be returning in 2021, putting the spotlight on some of the region's best and brightest musicians, but this time it's online. Previous years have seen headline sets by Richard Ashcroft of The Verve, Pete Doherty of The Libertines, Tom Grennan, Bad Sounds and more, but this year’s festival will be shining a […]

18th January 2021
Bro Radio's Local Artist Of The Week: Barney Barnett

Each week, Bro Radio showcases a different artist from South Wales by placing them on the station's main playlist. This week's pick is Llantwit Major's own, Barney Barnett. Barney's track, "No Favours" is a strutting Britpop throwback with all the swagger of the nineties' finest and a sprinkling of saxophone for good measure. With a […]

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