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13 hrs ago | Penarth Times

TRIBUTES have poured in for a former deputy head teacher of St Cyres School.

Mrs Audrey Jones, who was affectionately known as 'Strawbs' at the school, died at the age of 84 on Saturday, August 16. She campaigned for women's rights throughout her career, and was keen to encourage girls to 'break the mould' and study subjects that were more commonly targeted at boys.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

Tory leader's bare-knuckle boxer dad

But Andrew RT Davies' career path is in sharp contrast to that of his father, who was a bare-knuckle boxer.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Controversial Cowbridge solar farm gets Welsh Government approval

The 18,000-panel solar farm on land in the Vale of Glamorgan is being developed by London-based Lightsource Renewable Energy Controversial plans for a major solar farm on greenfield land have been approved by a Welsh Government-appointed inspector following a public inquiry.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Traffic restrictions during NATO summit

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council will be implementing temporary traffic restrictions during the NATO summit in Newport between Tuesday, September 2 and Friday September 5. To ensure the free flow of traffic and to manage any inappropriate parking close to Cardiff Airport a temporary legal order will be in place on those days.

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Hundreds of jobs could be axed as Vale of Glamorgan council makes severe spending cuts

More than 450 jobs at the Vale of Glamorgan council are threatened as the organisation looks to make cuts of A 32m in 36 months Hundreds of council jobs face the act as a local authority looks to make savings of more than A 30 in the next three years.

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Penarth Times

Local Ale on Sale in Penarth .... Brewed in Somerset

So on a lovely sunny morning recently the landlord of the Star Inn in Watchet set sail with CAMRA representatives and local fishermen across the Bristol Channel to Penarth to deliver three barrels from Cotleigh, Exmoor and Quantock breweries.

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South Wales beer launches at Bank Holiday festival

Beer lovers rejoice, for the Bank Holiday Weekend is approaching, and there's some good news for those who like a hoppy tipple South Wales pub company Knife & Fork Food have collaborated with Otley Brewing Co.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Penarth Times

Penarth Male Voice Choira s swansong benefits RNLI

DONATION: Penarth RNLI members Anthony Matthews, Mal Hopkin and Laurie Pavlin with Penarth Male Voice Choir members and accompanist Jeanie Jones IN ONE of their final acts before disbanding Penarth Male Voice Choir have donated nearly A 400 to the local volunteer lifeboat crew.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Asda to cut petrol prices in time for Bank Holiday weekend

DRIVERS in the Vale of Glamorgan will be able to get cheaper petrol from tomorrow Tuesday, August 19 as Asda cuts the cost of fuel across all 234 UK forecourts.

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Jewellery and an OBE medal stolen from house in Vale of Glamorgan

Police are appealing for information after a house on Cowbridge Road, Ystradowen, was burgled sometime between Tuesday, August 12, at 8am and Wednesday, August 13, 9.20am.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Broadband 'in 100 phone areas'

Superfast fibre-optic broadband is now available in 100 telephone exchange areas currently not covered by commercial providers, the Welsh government said.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Vale's toughest to tough it out

THE leaders of a Barry-based fitness group have prepared to electrocute and submerge their members in ice - to show just how far they've developed.

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Call to build more user-friendly homes

THE Vale of Glamorgan council has been called on to build more user-friendly adapted homes by Plaid Cymru Councillor Ian Johnson.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Crucial Cardiff Airport road link improvements move step closer

The A 26m upgrade of the road link to St Athan and Cardiff Airport Enterprise Zone is seen as key to creating jobs Surveys of land earmarked for crucial road upgrade linking Cardiff Airport to the rest of South Wales signal a move closer to the project starting.

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Two survive after car plunges off towering Southerndown cliffs

The coast guard, fire service, police and RAF helicopter were called to rescue two people on the Vale of Glamorgan coast A Swansea Coastguard spokesman said: "Llanwit Major and Barry Island coastguard teams were tasked to a report of two persons at the cliff after there car had gone over the edge.

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Great War Centre proposal turned down

THE Barry at War history group's bid to secure a lease on the unused ground floor of the former Barry Tourist Information Centre has failed.

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Barry Rotary Club kick off fundraising season with a barbecue

HEAVY rain on the evening of Friday, August 1, failed to dampen the spirits of all attending the Rotary Club of Barry's first fundraising event of the new Rotary year - a barbecue at the Welsh Hawking Centre, Barry.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: SUMMIT: The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

THE decision to alter school opening hours in the Vale during the Newport NATO summit has sparked further controversy with Regional AM Andrew RT Davies calling it "bonkers".

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newsday

Five teenagers rescued from rocks

Five teenagers had to be rescued from rocks by the RNLI after getting cut off by the tide in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Peace academy in Wales, against glorifying World War I

"Peace activists have set out on a three-week 'Long March on Newport' to protest against September's NATO Summit.

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