Government reshuffle

1:23pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WELSH Government reshuffle has seen Vale AM Jane Hutt takes on responsibility for government business to add to her finance portfolio.

Appeal for return of jewellery stolen from home in Rhoose

Barry And District News: STOLEN: Jewellery taken from Fonmon Road, Rhoose

12:15pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SOUTH Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary that occurred on Fonmon Road, Rhoose, on Tuesday, August 26 between 9.40am and 1.15pm.

Plans for a ban on smoking in cars is welcomed by Wales

Barry And District News: Man holding a cigarette while at the wheel of a car (smoking, ban) (10263392)

12:15pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PLANS to prohibit smoking in a car in the presence of children have been welcomed by ASH Wales. The Welsh Government will consult on the plans which have received widespread support with four out of five Welsh adults (79 per cent) now backing the legislation, according to a YouGov survey in 2014.

Meet with your local officers

11:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PACT meetings taking place in Barry are:

UK is balanced by Wales and Scotland

11:46am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Welsh Conservative leader, Andrew RT Davies, has claimed Wales and Scotland give balance to the United Kingdom.

Labour miss NHS targets

11:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIGURES which have been published today reveal that the Welsh Labour Government missed key health performance targets again. These missed targets mean one in five patients is forced to wait over six months from referral to treatment.

Take the lead for charity walk

Barry And District News: EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY: Peroni and Rhona Court urge dogs and their owners to join a charity stroll  (10279436)

11:25am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DOGS are urged to take the lead and urge their owners to go for a charity walk from Barry Island to Jackson’s Bay and back.

Residents want escaped owl rehomed

Barry And District News: HOMING BIRD: Lost owl waiting to be found in Barry

11:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN APPEAL has been made for the owner of an escaped bird of prey, circling Barry’s skies, to come forward and claim him or her.

Have you seen this stolen jewellery?

Barry And District News: HELP: Jewellery stolen from Pardoe Crescent, Barry (10403895)

11:12am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE in Barry are appealing for information after a large amount of gold and silver jewellery was stolen from a house in Pardoe Crescent, Barry.

Phone retailer closes

Barry And District News: CLOSED: Phones 4u, Holton Road, Barry (10384040)

10:48am Tuesday 16th September 2014

HOLTON Road phone retailer Phones 4U has closed its doors after the company went into administration.

Join march for Knap Lido

Barry And District News: SWIM SUPPORT: Visitors gather to support a call for the Lido to return to Barry

10:41am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SHOW of support for a proposal to rebuild one of Barry’s most treasured visitor attractions took place on its former site on Sunday.

Rhys is talk of the world

Barry And District News: TEAM WALES: Rhys Steele and friends fly the flag

10:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BARRY teenager recently swapped a board for abroad when he made a stealthy move into public speaking.

Life drawing

10:24am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN AUTUMN programme of Life Drawing will get underway at Barry town train station this week.

Dementia initiative launch

5:37pm Monday 15th September 2014

A N Initiative to help dementia sufferers will be launched at Barry leisure centre this month.

Become a super campaigners for RSPCA Cymru

Barry And District News: (10263587)

4:49pm Monday 15th September 2014

IF you love animals why not become a Super Campaigner for RSPCA Cymru. The charity is recruiting a team of volunteers to turbo-charge community campaigning across Wales.

Ten arrested following CCTV monitoring

2:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 10 arrests last week.

Parish gear up for tree festival

1:18pm Monday 15th September 2014

ORGANISERS of a Barry seasonal festival have jumped ahead of the supermarket giant queue to lay their festive cards on the table.

Funding gives youngsters some uniform style

Barry And District News: STREET CRED: Youngsters compete in style

12:19pm Monday 15th September 2014

A VALE-BASED dance crew has been kitted out in style thanks to funding from players of a charity lottery.

New and improved Senedd TV

12:13pm Monday 15th September 2014

SENEDD TV has been re-launched and offers an improved service.

Cabinet reshuffle a let down

11:28am Monday 15th September 2014

ANDREW RT Davies, Welsh conservative leader, has commented on the Welsh Labour Government cabinet reshuffle, saying:

Will unsung heroes, please take to the dance floor?

Barry And District News: YOUR SCORES PLEASE: Do you know a unsung hero?

11:28am Monday 15th September 2014

PRODUCERS of one of the BBC’s most popular television programmes are searching for inspiring local unsung heroes worthy of a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Sport on your doorstep

10:41am Monday 15th September 2014

A DOORSTEP sport project has started in the Barry area with the aim of getting more young people, more active, more often in their own communities.

MP champions local boxing club

Barry And District News: PLEASED AS PUNCH: Vale MP Alun Cairns takes it on the chin

10:30am Monday 15th September 2014

VALE MP Alun Cairns experienced a knockout visit when he ventured into the ring at an amateur boxing club.

Pupils welcome musician folks to school

Barry And District News: SHOWING THEM HOW IT'S DONE: Gladstone primary school pupils string along with the band

10:24am Monday 15th September 2014

CHILDREN at a Barry primary school ensured the summer festival scene got an extension when they invited a group of musicians to play.

Councillors' surgery

10:11am Monday 15th September 2014

VALE Labour and Town councillors for Buttrills and Court wards Bronwen Brooks, Pamela Drake, Jeff Evans and Stuart Egan will hold an advice surgery.

Prepare to bake

10:09am Monday 15th September 2014

BARRY and Vale residents are invited to put their cake tasting skills into practice and emulate Great British Bake Off’s Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.

Party past Hallowe'en

Barry And District News: WHOO-OOH: Get in a spooky party mood

10:05am Monday 15th September 2014

A HALLOWE'EN party is aiming to be the highlight of spooky action the day after the witches and wizards have departed.

Student eyes the prize

Barry And District News: FINALIST: Carys Knapman and Jamie Pullen

2:08pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A TEENAGER has her eyes on the prize after her nan encouraged her to enter a national spectacle wearer contest.

Families enjoy National Play Day

Barry And District News: National Play Day events organised by the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Barry Town Council

2:09pm Saturday 13th September 2014

PLENTY of people turned out for the Family Fun Days run by Vale Council’s Sports and Play Development Team in partnership with Barry Town Council this summer.

Babysitter who assaulted two year old handed prison sentence

Barry And District News: Jay Miller was sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court

11:06am Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN who assaulted a toddler he was babysitting, leaving the child with a fractured arm and facial injuries, has been jailed for two and a half years.

More good news from Jobs Growth Wales

Barry And District News: EMPLOYED: Jane Hutt AM and Cllr Elmore with Hannah Whitfield, Corey Jones and JK Accountancy Director James Slatter

6:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

JANE Hutt, Vale AM, has visited more employers and young people in the Vale who have benefitted from the Welsh Government’s Jobs Growth Wales Programme.

Help keep schools growing

4:56pm Friday 12th September 2014

BARRY primary schools have begun their campaigns to get all a supermarket’s gardening vouchers donated to their growing schemes.

Hospital staff views sought

Barry And District News:

3:38pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE Chief executive of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board trust is inviting staff to talk about the forthcoming year’s prospects.

Don’t waste your waste - get composting

3:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

WITH autumn almost upon us, the time has come to prune, trim and prepare the garden for next year.

Annual Seafarers’ Service at the Memorial Hall

Barry And District News: (10110172)

2:23pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE Merchant Navy Association (Wales) Barry Branch is now able to confirm that the date of its Annual Service will be Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Footie legend to give Barry fans extra time

Barry And District News: LEGEND: Matt Le Tissier

2:19pm Friday 12th September 2014

FOOTIE fans can now sign up to be part of a Barry sporting event when a legend of the game fields some questions.

Supermarket offers pupils food for thought

Barry And District News: FISHING FOR INFORMATION: Morrisons launches its food academy

2:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

A BARRY supermarket has set up its stall in helping to teach schoolchildren where good food comes from.

Assault on Broad Street, Barry - Police appeal for information

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1:07pm Friday 12th September 2014

BARRY Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in the town.

Be meningitis aware this winter

Barry And District News: (10198641)

11:02am Friday 12th September 2014

MENINGITIS Awareness Week is this autumn and everyone is encouraged to learn the symptoms and seek medical help fast if they think family, friends, neighbours and colleagues are seriously ill.

Young Promoters from Barry prepare to host a night of Mysterious Western Comedy

Barry And District News: EVENT: Don’t miss the funny performance put together by Barry youngsters

5:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A GROUP of creative young people has come together to organise an event that all the community can enjoy.

Children masters of technology

Barry And District News: WE HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY: Whizz kidz with computers (10034201)

4:47pm Thursday 11th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Barry Welsh medium primary school have proved they’re top of the class in the language of modern technology.

Join the new Sherman Theatre Choir

3:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

IF you would like to join a choir, Sherman Cymru is launching a new group this month which is open to everyone. The choir will be led by Forget-Me-Not Chorus and WNO’s Kate Wolveridge and is open to any age and ability and will be a mixed group.

Everest trek for Barry grandfather

Barry And District News: EVEREST: Mark Osborne (10190769)

2:37pm Thursday 11th September 2014

OF all the places to be on your birthday, halfway up the world's highest mountain might be one of the most unusual.

Let your child design the new heart superhero

2:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cymru would like children aged 11 or under to take part in the Bag It. Beat It. poster competition. Children are encouraged to get creative and design their own heart superhero possessing special powers to help fight congenital heart disease.

Film showings this September

Barry And District News: SCREENING: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory will be shown at Barry Memo

2:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

BARRY Memo has a variety of films lined up for this September, including family friendly and ones just for adults.

View from Westminister - Alun Cairns

9:42am Thursday 11th September 2014

I WANT to do what I can to support the next big idea in Barry and the Vale. After all, successful businesses are the best way to help regenerate our community.

Lollipop lady's right royal introduction

Barry And District News:

9:24am Thursday 11th September 2014

HEROIC lollipop lady Karin Williams discovered what it was like to be treated ‘by’ royalty after a future king introduced her to the US President.

Community rallies round Barry family after baby's tragic death

Barry And District News: TREASURED: Alison Morrison, Lizzy Morrison and Lisa Crockett (10190260)

8:21am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BARRY community has begun to rally after a young mum’s baby daughter tragically died soon after birth- leaving her parents with unexpected funeral costs.

Couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Barry And District News: CONGRATULATIONS: Richard and Barbara Jones nee Johnson from Barry married 50 years ago at St Mary’s Church on September, 12 1964.

11:35pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THIS happy couple married 50 years ago and this week celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.

Blues fan wins chance to lead out team this weekend

Barry And District News: RUGBY MAD: Blues fan Evan Baron

9:53pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A RUGBY mad youngster has won the chance of a lifetime to lead out his beloved Cardiff Blues against the Glasgow Warriors this weekend.

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