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Council approves proposal for Barry town centre development - 11/06/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's has approved ambitious proposals for a new mixed use development at the west end of Barry town centre.


Test, Trace, Protect sets plans for next phase of pandemic response - 11/06/2021

The Cardiff and Vale Test, Trace, Protect service has announced its plans for the way it will work in order to tackle the likely challenges of the future.


Support for young carers with new ID card scheme - 10/06/2021

A new scheme to enable young carers in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to get the support and recognition they need has been launched during Carers Week.


Council leader praises volunteering during pandemic - 02/06/2021

Vale of Glamorgan Council Leader Neil Moore has again praised volunteers for the contribution they have made since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.


Council supports National Bike Week - 02/06/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be hosting two drop-in sessions offering minor repairs and safety checks to bikes as part of National Bike Week.


Vale Council targets UK Government funding - 02/06/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is preparing a bid of up to £20 million to the UK Government's Levelling Up Fund in an attempt to secure major investment for Barry.


May 2021

Vale Youth Service launch debut CD - 27/05/2021

Members of the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Youth Service produced and recorded their first CD, titled 2020 Wrapped Up.


Vale Childcare Offer applications open from Friday 04 June - 25/05/2021

Working parents of children who will be three years old before August 31, 2021 are being invited to apply to the Welsh Government's 30-hour childcare offer.


Penarth Pier Pavilion to be temporarily renamed for television production - 25/05/2021

Penarth Pier Pavilion will undergo a brief rebrand this week while a Channel 4 production films there.


Romilly Park tennis courts set for major upgrade - 24/05/2021

The tennis courts at Romilly Park are set to undergo major improvement works in a joint project between the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Tennis Wales and Sport Wales


Vale NERS team meets for first non virtual walk - 21/05/2021

With lockdown restrictions easing, the Vale of Glamorgan Council's NERS team met for their first non-virtual walk, following the success of a host of virtual walking challenges.


New storybooks help disabled children develop movement skills - 20/05/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has produced a range of books to help disabled children develop fundamental movement skills


Council considering community opinion on uses for Cowbridge Livestock Market site - 20/05/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will take time to fully consider community opinion before progressing any plans for the former Cowbridge Livestock Market site.


Plans to revamp Penarth Pier Pavilion continue following the close of a public consultation - 19/05/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council is pressing ahead with plans to revamp what is on offer at Penarth Pier Pavilion following the completion of a public consultation on the subject.


Council delivers range of accessible housing as part of new development - 14/05/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has completed a £2.3 million social housing development that features five homes built specifically for disabled residents.


Foster Care Fortnight shines light on Vale foster carers work - 10/05/2021

Foster Care Fortnight shines light on Vale foster carers work


Dinas Powys flood prevention funding proposal to be submitted - 10/05/2021

The Council held an encouraging meeting with Welsh Government over the possibility of protecting houses in Dinas Powys from flooding.


21st Century Schools Team scoops award - 06/05/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council's 21st Century Schools team has triumphed in the Best Procurement Delivery category at this year's Go Awards Wales.


Penarth man ordered to repay £130,000 after selling counterfeit goods - 06/05/2021

A Penarth man has been ordered to pay back £130,000 after being found guilty of selling unsafe cosmetics, counterfeit goods and jewellery breaching hallmarking requirements.


Penarth Library reopens after refurbishment - 06/05/2021

Penarth Library has reopened on a controlled basis following extensive refurbishment work.