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4 hrs ago | Penarth Times

Jobs to go at Penarth primary school

A HEAD teacher has hit out at 'unfair' funding which will result in staff being made redundant at his school this year.

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7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Health watchdog requests urgent review of GP appointment systems

Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Health Council wants the region's health board to carry out a full scale review across its practices The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Health Council has urged the region's health board to undertake a full-scale review of the appointment procedures at all of its practices.

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11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Royal Welsh: Tories launch red meat charter to boost industry

The Welsh Conservatives today launched a 10-point plan in a bid to boost the red meat industry in Wales.

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15 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Constituents tour of Westminster

VALE MP Alun Cairns recently welcomed a coach tour of constituents from Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan to Westminster to Parliament last week.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

IcNetwork

Tour the Best Kept village which paints a picture of life before World War One

Village organizer Geoff Nicholls with other villagers in Gileston in the Vale of Glamorgan which has been awarded Best Kept Village It paints a fascinating picture of village life as it once might has been before the tranquility was destroyed by World War One.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: CABINET: Councillor Chris Elmore

LABOUR candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan Chris Elmore has slammed the Tory-led UK Government for its incompetence in rolling out the flagship Universal Credit scheme which has cost the taxpayer over A 600m without even being put into operation.

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Penarth Times

SELFIE: Artist Richard O'Connell

He will guide those who want to have a go but is also offering to draw free portraits of those who prefer to sit for the professional.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Vale of Glamorgan knitters asked to join The Big Knit 2014

AGE Cymru is calling on nimble-fingered knitters in the Vale of Glamorgan to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for The Big Knit 2014 and help older people keep warm, safe and well in winter.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Life, Hobbies, Knitting

Sun Jul 20, 2014

IcNetwork

Unions raise concerns over radical plans to merge services across three council areas

Radical proposals to bring together three South Wales councils to create a single service to regulate Trading Standards, environmental health and licensing will come under the spotlight this week.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Plan to tackle rising dementia numbers launched

THE launch of a three year plan to tackle dementia in the Vale of Glamorgan has been welcomed by Assembly Member Andrew RT Davies.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

USA exhibition welcomed

THE Vale of Glamorgan's International Gallery Art Central was delighted to be the only UK destination to host to the Unique Exchange Exhibition between The Welsh Group and The International Society of Experimental Artists THE Vale of Glamorgan's International Gallery Art Central was delighted to be the only UK destination to host to the Unique ... (more)

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Penarth Times

Pictures of flooding after heavy rain and thunderstorms hit Bournemouth and Poole

THE MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for most of the UK as large downpours are predicted for Saturday, July 19. While there is no guarantee that the Vale of Glamorgan area will be affected by flooding, the Vale Council are urging residents to be prepared.

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Penarth Times

Vale of Glamorgan knitters asked to join The Big Knit 2014

AGE Cymru is calling on nimble-fingered knitters in the Vale of Glamorgan to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for The Big Knit 2014 and help older people keep warm, safe and well in winter.

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Penarth Times

Alexandra Park unveiled as first Centenary Field in Wales by Roy Noble OBE

ALEXANDRA PARK was unveiled as the first Centenary Field in Wales the broadcaster Roy Noble and the leader of the Vale Council yesterday, July 17. The unveiling tags on to the official launch of the UK wide project by HRH The Duke of Cambridge in Coventry on Wednesday, July 16. Centenary Fields is open to all local authorities in Wales and aims to ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

IcNetwork

Schools almost 40 miles from Nato summit venue set to be hit by expected disruption

Cardiff City blogger and author, Scott Johnson, takes a look at forgotten Norwegian midfield man Magnus Wolff Eikrem and insists he still has a role to play Across Wales there are great examples of companies and businesses going above and beyond the call of duty to make our country a better place to live Transport disruption due to the forthcoming ... (more)

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ITV

Wedding venue fined A 20,000 after guest dies

Grandfather Bob Kemp, 62, stumbled over a low wall in the darkness - and broke his neck in the tragedy at the wedding party at Sully Sports and Leisure Club in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

POLICE have unveiled a number of new initiatives to tackle violent crime in the Vale.

Tactics such as introducing plastic glasses in pubs, challenging ID when purchasing alcohol and introducing procedures in partnership with licenced premises, have all proved successful.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

IcNetwork

'My mum is my inspiration': New Welsh Secretary on growing up in...

There has been a belief in Welsh rugby for some time that Warren Gatland considers big as beautiful when it comes to Test selection.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Ground breaking bill adopted by Vale council

THE VALE of Glamorgan council has signed up as early adopters of a ground-breaking new bill for public bodies.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: AIRPORT: Cllr Elmore with MP Chuka Umunna MP and Edwina Hart AM

CONTINUING Welsh Government investment in Cardiff Airport is essential if the economy of the Vale of Glamorgan is to grow, Councillor Chris Elmore has said.

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