Barry Arts Festival back better than ever

Barry And District News: BLIND RIVER SCARE: Otherwise known as Tim Manning

9:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BARRY Arts Festival is back, bigger and better than ever with a range of activities, events and familiar faces from the arts world heading to the town.

Grave theft

9:08pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BARRY town council is asking members of the public not to leave leave valuables on Merthyr Dyfan Cemetery’s graves, following an incident on July 22.

Musical project strikes a chord with fundraisers

Barry And District News: BABI BACH: Penni Carr

8:12pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

IT was music to a Barry mum's ears when she found out that her dream project had been given the go ahead.

Savvy Sainsbury's shoppers support good cause

Barry And District News: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION Shoppers have given full support to Barry-based charity Karen's Cause (8718415)

7:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHOPPERS at a Barry supermarket have made it a bumper year for a Barry-based charity striving to bring a cancer treatment to Wales.

Wild garden grows on community

Barry And District News: GROWING SCHEME: Mark Robertson, Mark Bishop, Gill Munro and Julia John with Khobie, Carrie, Jayden, and Charlie

6:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS attending a Barry children’s centre have caught the wildlife gardening bug following the transformation of some unused land into a wild garden.

Friends in the Park

Barry And District News: MUSIC: Park entertainment

5:25pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN ART group’s 5th annual spreading of friendship and kindness took place at Knap Lake and Gardens on Sunday, July 27.

New airport bus operator announced

4:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE new contract for the Cardiff Airport Express bus service has been awarded to New Adventure Travel.

Seven arrests following CCTV monitoring

4:14pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to seven arrests during the week ending July 27.

Squadron dining in night

Barry And District News: DINING IN NIGHT: Members of 372 (Barry) Squadron Air Training Corps and guests

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

372 (Barry) Squadron Air Training Corps recently held their dining in night at HMS Cambria.

AM advice surgery

3:26pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AM for South Wales Central, Eluned Parrott, will be holding an advice surgery on Friday, August 1, at Morrisons Supermarket, Penny Way, Barry, between 1pm-2pm. Residents who have any issues of concern to them or their local community are encouraged to pop along – no appointment is necessary.

Tourist attraction fears solar farm plan

Barry And District News: Fears for future of the centre where birds of prey are on show

2:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A POPULAR tourist attraction could face public closure if Vale planners approve a proposal for a 7MW solar farm, in Barry, today, Thursday July 31.

Car crashes through railings over train tracks

Barry And District News: CRASH: A car went through these railings and down the embankment (8777127)

2:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO people have been rescued from a car that crashed through railings and rolled down an embankment near railway tracks.

Delphine's dancing delight

Barry And District News: SHE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Delphine Jenkins still has the moves

4:33pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CARE home resident recalled her former tap dancing days when she visited a Barry-based dance school recently.

Fly-tipping in Wenvoe

Barry And District News: DUMP: Fly-tipping at Wenvoe

1:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

VALE MP Alun Cairns has called on the Vale Council to act against fly-tipping near Wenvoe quarry, which is posing a threat to animals, children and the environment.

Barry parks fly green flag

Barry And District News: Victoria Park, Barry is one of three local parks to be awarded Green Flag status

11:14am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A TRIO of Barry parks have triumphed in a prestigious scheme recognising the quality of more than 100 parks and green spaces in Wales.

Friends and Neighbours strawberry cream tea

Barry And District News: GOOD TIME: Members of the Friends and Neighbours group enjoyed a strawberry cream tea at their monthly meeting

4:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

MEMBERS of the Barry Friends and Neighbours group enjoyed their monthly meeting with a strawberry cream tea with Pimm's at Pioneer Hall, Beryl Road.

House of Parliament visit

Barry And District News: PARLIAMENT VISIT: Friends and Neighbours and Age Connect Barry volunteers with Alun Cairns MP

4:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

FRIENDS and Neighbours and Age Connect Barry volunteers had an excellent day at the Houses of Parliament having been invited by Alun Cairns MP.

A sale could be occurin' for TV house

Barry And District News: MOVING ON: Owner Glenda Kenyon has welcomed visitors from around the world (8661332)

3:59pm Monday 28th July 2014

A BARRY house made famous world-wide by award-winning comedy Gavin & Stacey has gone on the market.

Stella performances going down in Romilly Park

Barry And District News: ON LOCATION: Julian Lewis Jones is Karl. Pic: David Williams

3:56pm Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS turned cameras on the cast and crew of acclaimed TV comedy Stella today when they descended on a Barry park.

Multi-million pound Pump House proposal

Barry And District News: IMPRESSION: The Hydraulic Pump House

3:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

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

Unacceptably high amount of hoax callers continue to put lives in danger

12:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

A STAGGERING 1,194 hoax calls were made to South Wales Fire and Rescue Service last year,

Poll reveals opposition to merger plans

12:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

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.

Labour candidate speaks about rising foodbank use

Barry And District News: VOLUNTEERING: Chris Elmore at the Barry Foodbank

11:45am Monday 28th July 2014

LABOUR'S Westminster candidate for the Vale Chris Elmore spoke about his concern at the rising number of families relying on donations to eat while volunteering at the Vale Foodbank.

Pupils enjoy red carpet treatment

Barry And District News: CELEBRATION: Walk of fame

8:45am Sunday 27th July 2014

YEAR 6 pupils at Colcot primary school left fellow pupils and staff with a lasting impression with a concert and prom.

Pupils entertain fundraising ways

Barry And District News: SCHOOL FUNDS: Charity crew raise masses of cash

10:03am Saturday 26th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Barry primary school have found an entertaining way to raise funds for two charities.

Healthy schools celebrate

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

VALE primary schools recently celebrated their success in the Welsh Network of Healthy Schools Schemes at the Barry Memorial Hall.

Crew prove cash captains

Barry And District News: SCHOOL FUNDS: Charity crew raise masses of cash

8:59am Saturday 26th July 2014

A BARRY school’s charity crew have marked a dream fundraising year by presenting £150 to a charity making dreams come true.

Top marks for attendance at Cadoxton

Barry And District News: Joshua Davies with his certificate for 100 per cent attendance

8:56am Saturday 26th July 2014

STAFF from the Barry branch of Peter Alan sponsored a 100 per cent attendance party at Cadoxton Primary School in Barry to reward pupils on their fantastic achievement.

Additional cabinet meeting

8:51am Saturday 26th July 2014

AN EXTRA Vale Council cabinet meeting has been scheduled to take place on Monday, August 11.

Vale diabetes volunteer gains prestigious scholarship

Barry And District News: SCHOLAR: James Pearson

3:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

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.

Pupils meet with pen pals

Barry And District News: YEAR 9 pupils at Bryn Hafren recently received a visit from their French pen pals (8226230)

2:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

YEAR 9 pupils at Bryn Hafren recently received a visit from their French pen pals.

Bryn Hafren Army day

Barry And District News: AT the end of June pupils from years 10 and 12 participated in a taster session from the Army (8227558)

2:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

AT the end of June Bryn Hafren year 10 and 12 pupils participated in a taster session from the Army.

Labour keen to help out social enterprises

1:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

LABOUR has unveiled that it plans to widen opportunities for non-for-profit community focused organisations.

Dow Corning withdrawn plans for eco-friendly energy source

12:51pm Friday 25th July 2014

CHEMICAL company Dow Corning have withdrawn planning application to build a new eco-friendly sustainable energy plant in Barry.

Figures show two per cent fall in crime in South Wales over the last year

12:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

OVERALL crime figures in South Wales have fallen by two per cent compared to last year, crime statistics have revealed.

Cafe could prove a life-saver

Barry And District News: COFFEE LIFESAVER: First responder Bryan Foley, Nino and Marco Zeraschi, and Peter Battle

9:09am Friday 25th July 2014

BARRY Island cafe staff have added life-saving abilities to their coffee-making skills thanks to a Rotary Club of Barry donation.

Strawberry Tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care

5:58pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A STRAWBERRY Tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care will take place in a Vale store on Wednesday, July 30.

Former RAF pilot's debut novel on readers' radar

Barry And District News: SKY'S THE LIMIT: Ron's book sales are on the up

2:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FORMER RAF pilot turned Barry Island-based author has seen sales of his debut novel soar past the 10,000 mark.

New bus service for Island day trippers

Barry And District News: BUS THEM IN: Barrybados' Louis Ross encourages Island visitors

2:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A BUS company has devised a plan to rival Dave’s Coaches with a Barry Island service enabling customers to enjoy the Gavin and Stacey resort.

Barry to get "tackling poverty" funding boost

2:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BARRY has been named as one of seven areas to benefit from a £7million "tackling poverty" fund.

Row over Vale settlement

1:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A STATEMENT regarding the possibility of MP Alun Cairns and Vale council leader Neil Moore joining forces to seek a better settlement for the area has sparked a spat that may have put an end to that possibility before it even began.

Discover more on the heritage coast this summer

Barry And District News:

1:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

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.

PhillyBear’s playgroup beach trip

Barry And District News: SOME very excited children waited at Barry Dock train station on Monday, July 7, for the 9.15am train to Barry Island for the second trip to the beach for PhillyBear’s playgroup (8426096)

9:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOME very excited children waited at Barry Dock train station on Monday, July 7, for the 9.15am train to Barry Island for the second trip to the beach for PhillyBear’s playgroup.

Barry man cleared of attempted murder

8:28am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BARRY man has been cleared of attempted murder by a jury at Cardiff Crown Court.

Second victim of jailed church elder speaks out

Barry And District News: SPEAKING OUT: Tina Guy (8481415)

7:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SECOND victim of jailed Jehovah's Witness elder Mark Sewell has stepped forward to tell of her ordeal at the hands of the convicted rapist.

Hostel has green party

Barry And District News: GARDEN DELIGHT: Ty Iolo staff, residents and volunteers mucked in to create a party

7:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BARRY hostel’s staff and volunteers have hosted a residents’ garden party aimed at helping spruce up the garden area.

Barry man rescues stray dog found on holiday in Spain

Barry And District News: RESCUED: Kevin Marks with Rita at home in Barry

5:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BARRY man that rescued a dog from the streets of Spain is fundraising in aid of a charity that rehomes stray animals in the UK.

Witnesses sought after dispute in car park

4:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BARRY Police are appealing for witnesses to a dispute that took place in Southerndown car park.

Spiritualist services

2:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BARRY Spiritualist Church and Centre, Buttrills Road, Barry, is holding a divine service on Sunday, July 27, at 6pm with Barbara Beharry. On Monday, July 28, at 7pm there is an open circle. Spiritual healing is available on Thursday, July 24, between 2pm-3.30pm and 6.30pm-7.30pm.

Free energy advice

2:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AGE Connect Cardiff and Vale are holding a free energy advice surgery at The Senior Health Shop, Holton Road, Barry on Tuesday, July 29, from 10am-noon where you can have a chat to a Welsh Government Nest adviser. For further information telephone 01446 732385. If you can't make the session and want more advice contact freephone 0808 808 2244.

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