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Rising Sun raise money for New Horizons - 02/12/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's day service, New Horizons, recently benefitted from a generous donation presented by Barry's Rising Sun Kyokushin Karate Club.


Vale comprehensive students and staff roll up their sleeves to help save lives - 02/12/2019

Students and staff from Cowbridge and Stanwell Comprehensive Schools have been thanked by the Welsh Blood Service for donations given at a blood donation sessions.


November 2019

Christmas Celebrations begin in High Street - 27/11/2019

Christmas celebrations will begin with a bang at High Street this weekend as Barry boxer Lee Selby turning on the lights.


Dinas Powys Primary School storm the stage - 26/11/2019

Pupils from Dinas Powys Primary School's Shakespeare Group recently gave a performance of the Tempest, as part of the Shakespeare for Schools Festival.


Housing partners renew affordable housing agreement - 20/11/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council and its developing partners recently met to sign an updated version of the Affordable Housing Partnership Guide.


Council co-host free bonfire event for Vale Veterans - 20/11/2019

Veterans and their families were invited to attend a free cinema event as part of an initiative by the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Veteran Advice Service.


Food company and its directors receive hefty fines for breaching food hygiene laws - 19/11/2019

Two directors of the Mughal Emperor restaurant in Cowbridge have received heavy fines for hygiene offences following a prosecution for Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Penarth man prosecuted for incorrectly storing fireworks - 19/11/2019

A Penarth man has received a significant fine for failing to properly store fireworks following a successful trading standards investigation for Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Whitmore Bay bathing water rated as excellent - 15/11/2019

Whitmore Bay's bathing water quality has once again been rated excellent following the latest round of testing by Natural Resources Wales (NRW).


Long serving member of Palmerston Primary kitchen staff scoops award - 15/11/2019

LONG-serving Palmerston Primary kitchen assistant Shirley Curnick has scooped a Local Authority Catering Association Shining Star Award after dishing up school dinners for more than 40 years


Vale towns set to sparkle this Christmas - 14/11/2019

Each of the Vale's four Town Centres are set sparkle this festive season thanks to additional funding from the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


Vale Learning Centre students celebrate end of year success - 13/11/2019

Students at the Vale Learning Centre, operated by the Vale of Glamorgan Council at Barry Library, were recently presented with their certificates at a presentation event hosted at Art Central Gallery.


Vale of Glamorgan Council to mark Armistice Day - 08/11/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is continuing its support for the Royal British Legion by holding a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate Armistice Day on Monday, November 11.


Marina study announced for Barry Docks - 05/11/2019

Small boats and yachts could be sailing into Barry Dock after the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Associated British Ports (ABP) commissioned The Marine Group to investigate the possibility of a Marina at the site.


Penarth to get first public ebike share scheme in Wales - 31/10/2019

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has set aside funding to pilot the first fully electric bike share scheme in Wales.