5:00pm Monday 20th May 2013
NEWYDD Housing Association started the process of transforming the site of the former Barry Magistrates Court lastweek, marking a contribution to the regeneration of Barry town centre by providing quality affordable homes and new stores.
1:00pm Monday 20th May 2013
1:00pm Sunday 19th May 2013
THE LAST scrap locomotive left Barry to be rebuilt at Llangollen Railway Workshops last week. Ex-Great Western Railway (GWR) 2-8-0 steam locomotive number 2861 left Barry for the Llangollen Railway Workshops on a huge articulated road trailer on Monday (May 6).
9:00am Sunday 19th May 2013
AN ANONYMOUS bidder was driven to paying five times more than the guide price for a former filling station and garage at auction last week (May 9). The derelict buildings and site, on Cardiff Road, had a guide of £55,000 but eventually sold to the undisclosed buyer at Paul Fosh Auctions for £304,000.
5:00pm Saturday 18th May 2013
A SHOP dedicated to championing the 2013 Barry Arts Festival was officially opened on Friday. (May 10) Arts Off-Centre, the former Blockbusters, on Holton Road, Barry, will open its doors to anyone wishing to view exhibitions, seek information, buy tickets and take part in workshops.
1:00pm Saturday 18th May 2013
AN ANNUAL charity football tournament commemorating the life of a Barry soccer fan and player will kick off this Sunday. Seven-aside teams, mixed or single sexed, are invited to the Buttrills playing fields in Barry in memory of David 'Dinxsy' Coombs who died aged 19 in September 2003.
9:00am Saturday 18th May 2013
A VALE mum had her beloved hair shaved off in aid of charity earlier this week. Kelly Carey, of St Athan, raised over £820 for the Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) during a sponsored head shave at St Athan Primary School on Tuesday (May 14).
5:00pm Friday 17th May 2013
1:00pm Friday 17th May 2013
A WORLD-RENOWNED Barry-based Ale reviewer and creator has graduated from national in-store success to online retail possibilities. Barry Island IPA, a collaboration brew between Cadoxton dad-of-three Simon Martin and Welsh brewer Brains, has now achieved its third national listing - with Ocado.
10:00am Friday 17th May 2013
TWO Bryn Hafren pupils have been awarded the Barry and District Soroptimist Cup. Head girls Megan Thickpenny and Natasha Shafer have been awarded the prestigious cup in recognition of their outstanding work organising and enthusing their 6th Form peers to take an active role in community activities.