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13 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: IMPRESSION: The Hydraulic Pump House

THE Vale Council has announced a multi-million pound scheme to bring Barry Waterfront's grade II Listed Hydraulic Pumphouse back into use.

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15 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Poll reveals opposition to merger plans

A POLL of more than 600 residents in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan has revealed strong opposition to Welsh Government plans for a merger of the two local authorities.

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19 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Fracking push gets go-ahead across UK as government opens bidding process

The go-ahead for the expansion of fracking in the UK comes now the bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas has opened.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

Sun Jul 27, 2014

IcNetwork

Plaid's fury over 'civic shindigs' at a time of austerity

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that councils in Wales spent A 28,000 on civic dinners in the past three years.

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Related Topix: Torfaen County, Wales, United Kingdom, Somerset County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, Bridgend County, Wales

Fri Jul 25, 2014

IcNetwork

Get the burgers and sausages in... The sunny weather is here to stay

Temperatures reached between 23A AsC and 26A AsC today with the Met Office predicting the mercury rising to 27A AsC Beaches, country parks and other open air locations across Wales were packed today as temperatures hit between 23A AsC and 26A AsC and weather forecasters say more warm weather is on the way.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Cardiff, United Kingdom Travel

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Labour keen to help out social enterprises

The plans would make it easier for social enterprises - organisations that aim tackle social problems, improve communities or the environment - to win Government contracts.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Vale diabetes volunteer gains prestigious scholarship

AN AWARD winning student - who was honoured earlier this year for his work with the Vale of Glamorgan Diabetes UK Patient Group - has been selected to spend a year studying at Yale University in the US.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Yale University

Penarth Times

Marie Curie a Walk Tena at Margam Park

WHETHER you're a seasoned walker or fancy an evening stroll with family and friends in beautiful surroundings, Walk 10 at Margam Park on August 16 is the perfect excuse to put on your walking shoes, pack a picnic and join the experience.

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BBC News

Penarth Pier voted best in year

Penarth Pier is the toast of its peers after winning a best-of-the-year award following a A 4.2m refurbishment.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales

UKClimbing.com

Witches Point (Stone Wing Cliff, White Witch Crag, [Vale of Glamorgan, Wales]

Crag features One of the best sports climbings spots in the South of Britain. The rocks is like Lower Pen Trwyn.Hanging By A Thread is one of the best of its grade anywhere, Edge-Hog , Masada and Staple Diet are all 3 star routes.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Discover more on the heritage coast this summer

A RANGE of new experiences from foraging sessions to photography lessons will be available to visitors to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast this summer following the launch of six pilot activities created to increase the area's appeal as a tourist destination.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales

Penarth Times

Penarth councillor says Vale Council 'must say where it stand on re-organisation'

A PENARTH councillor has raised concerns about the the impact on education, rubbish collection and library provision if the Vale of Glamorgan Council merged with Cardiff Council.

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Related Topix: Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom, Libraries

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Cardiff, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales

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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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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Related Topix: Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, United Kingdom

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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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Personal Finance, Social Security

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

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