Pupils put skills to the test

Barry And District News: HORSES FOR COURSES: Peyton Bradshaw sets about tacking career obstacles

9:31am Saturday 25th October 2014

PUPILS from Barry’s Bryn Hafren Comprehensive school in Barry tried their hand at horseriding when they joined thousands of learners at SkillsCymru in Cardiff.

Junior Sea Cadets visit the mayor’s parlour at Barry Town council offices

Barry And District News: VISIT: The Junior Sea Cadets with the mayor

4:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Junior Sea Cadets had the enjoyable experience of visiting the Mayor’s Parlour and Council Chamber at Barry Town Council Offices on October 16.

Barry bank worker stole thousands from widow's account

Barry And District News: COURT: Cardiff Crown Court (11912236)

3:56pm Friday 24th October 2014

A LLOYDS bank worker stole thousands of pounds from an ISA account she helped set up for her grieving sister-in-law in Barry.

Choir enjoys fun trip and raises incredible amount for charity

Barry And District News: PERFORMANCE: Gordon is shown conducting the afterglow with youngest member Thomas and dad Simon enjoying the singing

3:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WEEKEND of summer sunshine in October was enjoyed by Barry Male Voice Choir on its recent visit to Falmouth. Choristers and supporters made the most of the weather.

School brings in the guests

Barry And District News: TALK: Firefighters explain their job   (11666290)

12:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at a Barry primary school ticked off an eclectic collection of guest speakers recently.

HMRC warns taxpayers to be vigilant over emails

12:28pm Friday 24th October 2014

HMRC are warning taxpayers about phishing emails, after almost 75,000 fake emails were reported over the last six months.

Wombles head to Barry Island to help Keep Britain Tidy

Barry And District News: KEEP BARRY TIDY: Volunteers on Barry Island (11723610)

12:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Wombles helped launch Keep Britain Tidy's Diamond Jubilee Big Tidy Up at Wimbledon Common earlier this month, before heading to Barry Island where they chipped in with team of volunteers to tidy Barry's beaches.

Sponsored walk for Velindre

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10:06am Friday 24th October 2014

TAKING part in a sponsored dog walk from Barry Island to Jacksons Bay and back, Michelle Pearson-Greet and Kim Yee raised more than £300 for Velindre Hospital.

Call the CAB

Barry And District News: LONDON CALLING: Citizens Advice Bureau staff take a London trip

8:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TEAM from the Barry branch of the Citizens Advice Bureau walked the corridors of power during a visit to London recently.

Vale AM gets involved in online initiative

Barry And District News: LEARNING: Jane Hutt AM at The Digital Skills event last week

5:32pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

ON Friday, October 17, Jane Hutt AM joined Barry pupils at Barry Library to learn more about the ‘Get Online’ initiative promoted by VCVS and supported by Welsh Government Communities 2.0 and the Vale libraries service.

Great evening for volunteer charities

Barry And District News: INCREDIBLE: Morgan Rogers collecting his 50, 100 and 200 hours Millennium Volunteering Certificates from Jane Hutt AM

4:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BOTH the Vale Centre for Voluntary Services (VCVS) and the Vale Volunteer Bureau (VVB) had an action packed series of events which signified the finals AGMs for both.

Design your dream home for Christmas

Barry And District News: TOP PRIZE: If chosen, one child will win this lovely Lego Creator Home

1:23pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PERSIMMON Homes Wales are calling on all children to use their imagination to design their ‘Dream Home for Christmas’.

Students encouraged to use Welsh language

Barry And District News: WELSH PRIDE: Bethanne Attley is proud to learn Welsh

1:21pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS at Cardiff and Vale College, including Bethanne Attley who studies at CAVC’s Barry campus, took part in the national ‘Shwmae Sumae’ day to show Welsh pride.

RAF St Athan will become civilian airfield by 2019

11:15am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Welsh Government will hand over control of St Athan airfield to a civilian contractor this December in a move to further boost enterprise possibilities at the site.

Annual show for Barry & District Chrysanthemum Society

11:03am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THIS year marks the 90th Annual Show of the Barry & District Chrysanthemum Society.

End of a Vibe-tastic era

Barry And District News: LIVE: Sy compering one of Vibe’s ever-popular youth-oriented events (11684723)

10:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AFTER more than15 years of providing creative opportunities to young people in Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan, Vibe Experience will be closing its doors feeling pretty pleased with itself for the fantastic work it has managed to carry out in its area.

Victim speaks about rape ordeal

Barry And District News: JAILED: Mark Sewell

9:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN who was raped by a Jehovah's Witness elder in Barry has spoken out about her ordeal and her hopes for bringing legal action against the church.

Barry is just the ticket for love bus stop

Barry And District News: BUS HOME: Ken and Shirley Morgan

8:02am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BUS which has signalled 60 years of love is destined to make its final stop in Barry.

Street lights to be switched off

Barry And District News: IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Glowing lights are set to be a rarer sight (11812083)

1:02am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VALE residents will be plunged into darkness after cabinet members agreed lights will go out from midnight to 6am throughout the county.

Call to unite over fairground's future development

Barry And District News: BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME: Alun Cairns and Ian Rogers discuss Barry Island Pleasure Park site's future

1:02am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A RALLYING call has been made for all stakeholders to unite in ensuring progress is made on developing the iconic Barry Island Pleasure park site.

Don't forget

Barry And District News: REMEMBER: Clocks go back this weekend (11817485)

2:45pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CLOCKS go back an hour this Sunday, October 26 at 2am

School's meaty success on a veggie issue

Barry And District News: ALL TALK: YGBM English teacher, Elena Morgan, Dafydd, Jordan and two of the competition judges

2:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BARRY-BASED secondary school’s debating team has achieved meaty success with a veggie issue.

Recycling site is an untidy eyesore

Barry And District News: EYESORE: Court Road recycling depot

2:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BARRY councillor has made a plea to the Vale of Glamorgan Council to keep their "eyesore" Court Road waste recycling site clean and tidy.

Coffee-lovers find new outlet on Barry Island

Barry And District News: ISLAND SCENE: Open for business (11535964)

2:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FAMILY owned business has become the latest addition to the Barry Island cafe society scene and already received an Italian blessing.

First Youth Mayors for the Vale elected

Barry And District News: ELECTION: AM Jane Hutt, Youth Mayor Tom Chandler, Deputy Mayor Emily Peters and Councillor Stuart Egan

1:44pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE first Youth Mayor and Deputy have been elected in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Eleven arrested following CCTV monitoring

1:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 11 arrests issued last week.

Vodafone take over Phones 4U store

Barry And District News: INSIDE VIEW: Vodafone Barry will open to the public (11804099)

12:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MOBILE phone network and operator Vodafone is to take over the former Phones 4U store on Barry’s Holton Road.

Police investigated over Barry woman's death

12:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

EIGHT South Wales Police (SWP) officers have been served with misconduct notices as part of an independent body’s investigation into a Barry woman’s death.

Rhoose library campaigners want answers

Barry And District News: CHALLENGE: Call for answers on Rhoose Library

12:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AS the proposals to radically alter the future of libraries in the Vale now enters the public consultation phase, a campaign group in Rhoose has stepped up to fight to save their library.

Meet Coffee Cove's new owner

Barry And District News: MY BUSINESS: Alex Daviews gives a warm welcome to all customers  (11761612)

12:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HAVE you heard the one about the man who walked into a cafe for a bacon baguette and came out with the cafe?

Big ideas put forward

Barry And District News: IN THE FRAME: Speakers put Barry in the picture (11783196)

11:47am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE launch of a community platform aimed at assisting Barrians to put forward their views on the town, took place this week, Monday, October 20.

Primary pupils research endangered animals

Barry And District News: ASSEMBLY: Year five pupils put together a fantastic class assembly

11:24am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE All Saints Church in Wales Primary School’s year five class performed their assembly to the whole school and parents on Friday, October 17.

School eCadets recruit well-known faces to their team

11:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BARRY primary school has placed itself ahead of the rest in a mission to gain top technology-style title connections.

Central Park flies its Green Flag

Barry And District News: AWARD: Central Park gets its Green Flag (11719967)

11:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RAISING the flag at Central Park, members of the Barry Citizens Action Group and the Vale Council’s Parks and Grounds Maintenance Department came together to celebrate the park's newly acquired Green Flag.

Hallowe'en fun

11:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BARRY-FORMED charity is presenting A Night At The Oscares, in Cardiff, on Hallowe'en, Friday, October 31.

Vale’s frontline services under threat - Plaid Cymru

11:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PLAID Cymru have warned that the multi-million pound cuts to the Vale council’s budget will impact frontline services

Friends and Neighbours enjoy their October meeting

10:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIENDS and Neighbours held their October Meeting at Beryl Road Pioneer Hall with a fish and chip lunch followed by dessert, tea and coffee.

Island car park woe for traders and visitors

Barry And District News: NO WAY OUT: Car park is closed

8:02am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BARRY Island traders are furious after a 550 space car park was left closed over a sunny weekend, creating a traffic nightmare for visitors.

Beautician's pledge to pamper cancer patients

Barry And District News: MAKING YOU FEEL GLAM: Sarah Brown and Rebecca Van Praag

8:02am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BARRY beauty salon owner inspired by her internationally renowned make-up artist auntie who died of cancer, has pledged to help cancer patients feel special.

Development scheme

2:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HOUSING developer Taylor Wimpey Homes has lodged an application to build up to 128 dwellings on Barry’s waterfront.

Time will tell for The Watchtower

1:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BARRY artist Glyn Pooley has put forward some ideas on a use for one of Barry’s iconic buildings, after a request for suggestions was made.

Barry tennis coach to be a hit with Judy Murray

Barry And District News: MUM AND SON: Penny and Danny Mickelsen

1:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BARRY tennis coach is set to become a hard hitter in the sport after earning the opportunity to train with a champion’s mum.

School goes woo-ooh

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BARRY primary school will be exhibiting some monster moves in its main hall on Thursday, October 23.

Spot checks reveal no systemic concerns over patient care

Barry And District News: CHECKS: Spot checks were carried out in NHS hospitals throughout Wales

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

UNANNOUNCED spot checks to test standards of care in district general hospitals across Wales have found “no systemic issues of concern” a report published on October 16 has revealed.

Meet with your local officers

12:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

UPCOMING meetings in the area are:

Barry man fined after dangerous dog attack

Barry And District News: SKAMP: Was badly injured in an attack (11715096)

12:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A YORKSHIRE terrier had to have his left ear amputated and was bitten badly on his neck by two out of control dogs in an attack where even his owner feared for their safety.

Woman's body found

Barry And District News: NOT SUSPICIOUS: A woman was confirmed dead (11722614)

11:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 46-YEAR-OLD woman was pronounced dead at an address in Park Crescent, Barry, on Monday, October 20. Police were called at approximately 3pm.

Train derailed due to faulty track

Barry And District News: DERAILED: The damage to tracks at Porthkerry (11064356)

11:35am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TRAIN that derailed in Barry earlier this month came off the tracks due to a faulty rail at Porthkerry.

New girls development centre in Barry

11:35am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A GIRLS development centre is being launched in the Vale of Glamorgan by PG10 and Wales legend Neville Southall.

Sport competitions start at Barry Comprehensive

Barry And District News: WINNING: Callum out in front for year nine

11:24am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SCHOOL sport competitions begin thick and fast at the start of the new term and cross country took centre stage at Barry Comprehensive School recently.

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