MP's blindfold bus ride

7:01pm Thursday 24th April 2014

VALE MP Alun Cairns will undertake a blindfold bus ride in Barry on Friday, May 2, courtesy of Guide Dogs Cymru.

Unique boats moor up in Barry

5:51pm Thursday 24th April 2014

BARRY Yacht Club will welcome a fleet of historic boats as they sail in to compete for the title - ‘Cock o’ the Bristol Channel

Dominos franchisee wins PR award

Barry And District News: DOMINOS: Shayban Al-Ibrahim has been awarded for his work in the community including sponsorship of Miss Universe Wales

3:35pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Barry pizza franchisee has scooped a prestigious national PR award.

Family disappointment as coroner's verdict

Barry And District News: Tony and Pam Adams

2:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ONE of the sons of M5 road crash victims, former Barry couple Tony and Pamela Adams, has expressed disappointment in the inquest coroner’s verdict.

Vale of Glamorgan cyclists urged to get on their bikes for Barnardo’s Cymru

1:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE 33rd On your bike for Barnardo’s will take place on Sunday, May 18, and the children’s charity is keen to get people from the Vale in the saddle and cycling to raise funds for the leading children’s charity.

Local funeral director gives local chapel new lease of life

Barry And District News: INDEPENDENT SERVICE: Windsor Road URC

12:18pm Thursday 24th April 2014

AS part of their commitment to provide a high level of service, local independent family run funeral directors Lyndsay Ellis at The Vale Funeral Service now has its own independent service chapel located on Windsor Road, Barry.

Downing Street visit for Vale volunteer

Barry And District News: VOLUNTEER: Gay Fifield at Buckingham Palace in 2011

12:04pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A VALE volunteer is heading to Downing Street for a reception with Prime Minister in recognition of her hard work.

Boost for older people in Barry

Barry And District News: WELCOME FUNDING: Clients enjoying a cup of tea in the Senior Health Shop Barry

11:57am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CENTRE for older people in Barry can continue for another year thanks to a donation by local employer, Admiral.

Pilgrimage to Barry Dam Buster's grave

10:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

A FORMER Barry newspaper editor has just returned from a second mini-pilgrimage – this one to the crash site and grave of Barry’s only Dam Buster.

Home heating help idea gets support

Barry And District News: SOLAR POWER: Gibbonsdown residents are proposing a way out of fuel poverty (5571950)

8:23am Thursday 24th April 2014

RESIDENTS on a Barry estate have had new light shone on proposals to get solar panels installed in the community to offset rising fuel costs.

Anti-social behaviour plaguing Waterfront residents

7:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

ANTI-social youths gathering to play loud music and race their cars are making life a misery for residents of Barry Waterfront.

Ocean's eight take on Noah' Ark cycle challenge

Barry And District News: FIGHTER: Ralphy Bell battles his illness

7:51am Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO Barry dads have enlisted the help of six other men in a pedal powered bid to help the hospital that cared for their children.

Teen will celebrate 16th birthday with a charity skydive

Barry And District News: SKYDIVE: Morgan-Faith Hughes with dad Steve

7:21am Thursday 24th April 2014

WHERE most teenagers would celebrate their 16th birthday with a party, Morgan-Faith Hughes has decided to mark the day in a different way.

Queen recognises Barry's peoples champion

Barry And District News: SUITABLY RECOGNISED: Molly Conway at Windsor Castle

7:21am Thursday 24th April 2014

COMMUNITY champion Molly Conway renowned for telling it how it is has told the Queen her views on the Council while accepting her MBE award.

Developer withdraws appeal but still sights Barry

10:57pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HOUSING developer that was intent on building up to 200 dwellings in Barry, has withdrawn its plan to appeal against planning refusal.

Quality award for Vale college

Barry And District News: AWARD: Anne Reardon-James, Sian Cartwright and June Jenkins

10:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CARDIFF and Vale college have been recognised for their work in boosting staff skills.

Campaign for 3G pitch in Barry

10:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CAMPAIGN to bring an all-weather artificial football pitch has been launched by FC Barry football club and MP Alun Cairns.

No library closures planned under council proposals

10:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ASSURANCES have been made that no libraries will close under proposals going before the Vale council.

Barry students make Auschwitz visit

Barry And District News: RESPECT: Candles placed on railway tracks by students

9:31pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO sixth formers from Barry Comprehensive have taken part in a Holocaust awareness project culminating in an educational visit to Auschwitz.

All aboard for business apprenticeship

Barry And District News: ARRIVA: Michael Bond, Steve Badock and Alexis Powell

8:48pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ARRIVA Trains Wales has taken on a new apprentice from Barry to keep the business on track for success.

Spanish eyes smiling on beauty apprentice Steph

Barry And District News: BEAUTY APPRENTICE: Stephanie Simmonds is currently enjoying her Spanish experience

8:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A BEAUTY apprentice from Rhoose Point has swapped the spa where she works to experience workshops in Spain as part of a European exchange project.

Squadron fly high in fundraising field

Barry And District News: PRESENTATION: Georgina Poulakis, Roy Goodwin and Keith Harris

7:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A GROUP of air cadets have soared to fundraising success – raising more than £2000 for the Royal British Legion.

Voluntary service chairman runs marathon

Barry And District News: MARATHON MAN: Steve Cox with four miles to go

5:58pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

VALE Centre for Voluntary Services chairman Steve Cox completed this year's London Marathon in under four hours, raising money for M.E. research.

Century celebration for former club owner

Barry And District News: FAMILY AFFAIR: Janet Malpas is the birthday centre of attention

5:50pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CLYDESIDER who adopted Barry as her home, celebrated her 100th birthday at her Island residence on April, 12.

Sea scouts reunite

5:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A BARRY scout group is calling on members past and present to join in its 90th birthday celebrations.

Local MP welcomes unemployment figures

4:10pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT has fallen again here in Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan in the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics.

Council rolls out the barrels

Barry And District News: ROLLING BACK: Barrels emerge as sand depletes (5502143)

3:32pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE final excavation of barrels that emerged on Barry Island’s beach following the winter storms has renewed calls for them to be preserved for posterity.

Prison recall

Barry And District News: Prison recall

12:53pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BARRY police are searching for Tyler John Partridge who is wanted on recall to prison.

Men wanted over Council offices incident

Barry And District News: George Norris

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO men are wanted in connection with a robbery in the Barry’s Civic Offices car park, say Barry police.

Witness appeal: Assault Culverhouse Cross

11:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE in Barry are asking for information following an assault which took place at Tesco in Culverhouse Cross at approximately 6.45pm on Saturday, April 19.

Girls crack computer coding

Barry And District News: CODING: Girls get computer savvy

10:50am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

GIRLS from four Barry schools have developed their computer literacy in a two-day project over the Easter holidays.

Opportunities for all at Barry Leisure Centre

Barry And District News: ACTIVITY: Disabled adults at Barry Leisure Centre

6:18pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TASTER day of activities for disabled adults could lead to regular weekly sessions at Barry Leisure Centre.

Pupils bubble with ideas

Barry And District News: SCIENCE: Cadoxton pupils making bath bombs

6:06pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

GETTING hands on with science, pupils from Barry schools used chemistry to create bath bombs and bubbles during a visit to Dow Corning.

Barry Island restoration

Barry And District News: RESTORATION: Beside The Sea

5:34pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

RESTORATION of artwork and railing repainting on Barry Island’s Harbour Road causeway is likely to cost £22,000 – say the Vale Council.

Housing association issues home invitations

Barry And District News: MARINE LIFE: Development at Barry Island

5:13pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A HOUSING association is inviting residents to judge for themselves whether they would like a permanent stay at former court and hotel developed sites.

Design award for Barry student team

Barry And District News: BCS Racing: Oliver Bartlett, William Eddy, Gareth Hurman, Morgan Osbourne, Mitchell Thorngate, Callum Tumilty

3:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TEAM of six Barry Comprehensive students celebrated success after winning the Research and Development Award at the 2014 F1 in Schools UK National Finals.

Foundation Apprenticeships available with British Rail Engineering

12:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BARRY Communities First in partnership with British Rail Engineering are seeking people aged 16 and above to enrol on a 12 month paid apprenticeship to become skilled track operatives.

Wartime visit for ministers in Barry

Barry And District News: PARADE: Guard of honour (5567881)

11:41am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE Welsh Government’s culture minister had to be on his guard when he stepped back in time to remember past battles.

Police appeal over brazen daylight theft

Barry And District News: TRAILER: Taken from the secure compound

11:35am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POLICE are investigating the daylight theft of a distinctive, high value lorry and trailer from a Barry haulage yard on Sunday, April 20.

Mediation charity offers help for families in the Vale

10:47am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CHARITY which helps families in dispute over a separation or divorce is worried not enough people are seeking them out for advice.

Bake a cake to help Vale hospice

Barry And District News: Top chef Angela Gray will judge the cakes

10:12am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of George Thomas Hospice Care, the major provider of specialist palliative care to those suffering from cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in Cardiff and the Vale, supporters are asking amateur bakers from across South Wales to bake cakes and sell them to raise money for the charity.

MP airs criticism over transport funding

Barry And District News: CUTS AND CHANGES: A Cardiff Bus in Barry (1155682)

8:49pm Monday 21st April 2014

VALE MP Alun Cairns has slated subsidy increases for the North-South Wales air link, when grants for local bus services are being cut.

Pupils pursue a week outdoors

Barry And District News: SEA LIFE: Searching rock pools

8:39pm Monday 21st April 2014

PUPILS at a Barry primary went back to nature to bag an award during a week-long trip to an outdoor learning centre.

Safer Vale

3:50pm Monday 21st April 2014

PACT meetings (Partnerships And Communities Together)

Women trial construction at former court site

Barry And District News: DEMONSTRATION: A bricklayer shows the way

3:58pm Saturday 19th April 2014

WOMEN in Barry showed Bob the Builder how it’s done and took part in the first Girls Construction Taster Day at the former Barry magistrates Courts site on Thompson Street.

Pupils' curry favour for charity relief

8:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PUPILS at a Barry secondary school have dished up a tasty total in an effort to raise funds for Philippines residents affected by the typhoon earlier this year.

Deliberate blaze targets planned environmental site

Barry And District News: LATEST FLAME: The traditonal bonfire site was brought back into use on Wednesday (5360166)

8:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SCHEME to transform a housing estate’s traditional bonfire site is to press ahead – despite it being subject to a deliberate blaze earlier this month.

College students hired at Vale Resort

Barry And District News: SALON: Vale Resort Hotel Spa Operations Manager Debbie Searle at the Academi salon (5510431)

7:39pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GROUP of Spa and Complementary Therapies students from Cardiff and Vale College are set to gain valuable experience of the world of work in a top-flight spa after being taken on by the Vale Resort Hotel.

Choir need help to identify faces from past

Barry And District News: CHOIR ARCHIVISTS: John and Les working on the records

3:21pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BARRY Male Voice Choir members are hoping that the public will help them to identify faces from the past on the many choir archive photographs collected by the late Mel Hancock.


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