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3 hrs ago | IcNetwork
More than two dozen families in the Vale of Glamorgan are benefiting from extra healthy food thanks to pioneering project A derelict play area transformed into a blooming community garden is thriving to such an extent its healthy homegrown fruit and veg is being distributed to local foodbanks. Extra produce harvested from the Nightingale Community Garden is being distributed to three food banks - two in Barry and one in Dinas Powys.
8 hrs ago | Penarth Times
The action group has been campaigning against housing proposals in the Vale of Glamorgan Council 's Draft Local Development Plan , plans for 350 houses to be built on land south of Cog Road, and the siting of a permanent traveller site at the former recycling site on Hayes Road. The quiz night will be held at at the Old School Hall in Sully on Friday, September 26, from 7.30pm onwards.
The civic offices of the Vale of Glamorgan Council: the council failed to come to a decision on a housing scheme in Cowbridge The scheme by United Welsh Housing Association and Charles Church Developments involves building 79 houses on land south of Primrose Hill in Cowbridge. The developers appealed to the Welsh Government after the Vale council failed to come to an official decision on the scheme, although the council later indicated it would have refused the application.
Planning permission for test drilling at the Llantrisant site was originally turned down at a meeting of the Development Control committee on 15 August 2013, against the recommendation of the Planning Officer, because members considered that insufficient information has been supplied to enable the Development Control Committee to appropriately assess the risks of granting the application in particular no details have been supplied as to the location of or the impact the development would have on existing underground mine workings in the vicinity of the site; the highway infrastructure including a weak bridge is unsuitable for additional heavy travelling to and from the application site; there is potential for surface water contamination owing to the topography of the area; The Planning Officer had pointed out that the application was for exploration works only and would not entail ... (more)
The Vale of Glamorgan Council 's CCTV team contacted police a total of 45 times during the week ending Sunday, September 14. On Thursday, September 11 one person was arrested on St Paul's Avenue for theft and being wanted on a warrant, and one person was arrested on Barry Waterfront for criminal damage. On Friday, September 12 one person was arrested on Holton Road for threatening behaviour and possession of an offensive weapon.
Natasha Hugh, who has been convicted of spending husband's drug money on items including a top-end car She told a jury at Cardiff Crown Court that the first time she knew he was dealing drugs was in December 2012. She had already admitted two offences of spending his drugs money on holidays and clothes after that date but denied a further nine offences from before it.
The proposal by TJ Davies and Sons centres on land at Garn Farm, St Hilary, and comes just weeks after a Welsh Government-appointed inspector granted permission for a major solar farm development at nearby Treguff Farm and the approval of a solar farm development near the Welsh Hawking centre at the gateway to Barry. The plan, which involves setting up 600 solar panels in seven rows, is further proof that the Vale of Glamorgan is now the favoured location in South Wales for solar farm developments.
An online petition calling for a South Wales marine's name to be included on his hometown Cenotaph has received widespread support. An online petition demanding that the name of a Royal Marine from South Wales who died on a training exercise be included on home town's war memorial has attracted the support of more than 1,500 names in less than 24 hours.
A NEW partnership project is being launched by Barry Town Council and the Vale of Glamorgan Youth Service called Barry Youth Action . The group will consist of young people aged between 11 and 18 who have been elected by their peers in youth organisations and schools from Barry to represent youngsters in Barry.
Shocked rescuers were horrified at the injuries of blood-soaked woman - until they discovered she was a dressed as a zombie. Shocked rescuers were horrified at the injuries of a blood-soaked woman - until they realised she was dressed as a zombie.
FIVE parks in the Vale of Glamorgan have received a Green Flag Award this year and Keep Wales Tidy are now urging people to vote for their overall favourite. The nationwide annual People's Choice Award has been opened, giving the public the power to decide which one of the 1482 Green Flag Award sites in the UK should be named Park of the Year in an online vote.
CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to six arrests last week, with the council's CCTV team contacting police a total of 47 times during the week ending Sunday, September 7. On Friday, September 5 in Barry, one person was arrested on Holton Road for theft, and on Saturday, September 6 one person was arrested on High Street for assault. On Sunday, September 7 on Windsor Road, Penarth, one person was arrested for being drunk in charge of a vehicle.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:43 pm
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