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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

Senior Council officers had an encouraging meeting with their counterparts in Welsh Government this week to discuss possible funding arrangements to protect up to 200 properties in Dinas Powys from the future effects of 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.


April 2021

Council publishes its Annual Delivery Plan for 2021/22 - 30/04/2021

The Annual Delivery Plan sets out the actions that we will undertake over the next twelve months


Still time to respond to the Council draft Climate Change Challenge Plan - 30/04/2021

Residents are being thanked for sharing their views so far on the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Climate Change Challenge Plan


Vale of Glamorgan leisure centres prepare to reopen - 29/04/2021

VALE of Glamorgan leisure centres are preparing to reopen in line with the latest easing of Welsh Government coronavirus restrictions.


Womens Arts Association Wales exhibition kicks off Art Central reopening - 29/04/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Art Central Gallery reopened on April 26 with a display of over 90 exhibits by the Women's Arts Association Wales (WAAW).


Bonvilston man receives prison sentence and lifetime ban for animal cruelty offences - 26/04/2021

A horse trader and breeder has been convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to horses and sheep following a successful prosecution by the Vale of Glamorgan Council


Council secures funding to protect Sully homes from flooding - 19/04/2021

Twenty-two properties in Sully are set to undergo flood protection work after the Vale of Glamorgan Council secured almost £150,000 of Welsh Government funding.


More time to share views on the future of Penarth Pier Pavilion - 16/04/2021

Residents now have more time to share their views on the future of Penarth Pier Pavilion after the Council extended its public consultation on the topic.


Council launches free Vale Wifi - 16/04/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has recently upgraded to a new wireless guest network across all of its buildings including libraries and residential homes.


Council helps non-essential retail sector to reopen safely - 13/04/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is working closely with businesses to keep people safe as non-essential retail reopens


Council begins accepting UK Renewal Fund applications - 13/04/2021

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council has begun accepting applications for the UK Community Renewal Fund, a £220 million scheme to invest in local areas throughout the Country.


Introducing a new innovative Events programme for the Vale of Glamorgan - 13/04/2021

The Vale of Glamorgan Events Team are developing a gradual, safe and carefully planned return


Statement from the Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan - 09/04/2021

Following the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Cllr Jayne Norman, Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan has issued the following statement.


Vale High Street retailers excited to re-open - 09/04/2021

Non-essential high street traders from across the Vale of Glamorgan have expressed their excitement as they prepare to open their doors from Monday, April 12.


Residents rush to share their views on the future of Penarth Pier Pavilion - 07/04/2021

Responses to the Vale of Glamorgan Council's consultation on the future of Penarth Pier Pavilion have been flooding in – and there's still another week for residents to share their views.


Three ways to vote at the Senedd and Police and Crime Commissioner elections - 06/04/2021

On Thursday 6 May residents in the Vale of Glamorgan will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them in the Senedd and as Police and Crime Commissioner.


Badly behaved visitors told to stay at home - 01/04/2021

VISITORS to Vale of Glamorgan resorts are being sent a stern message ahead of the bank holiday weekend: Do not visit if you cannot behave.