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3:51pm Monday 1st September 2014
AT THE end of term, Barry Comprehensive School hosted a visit from David Ocheing, a teacher from Lwanda Primary School in Kenya. The two schools have worked together over three years in a variety of connecting classroom projects that have been funded by the British Council.
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THE Barry Branch of The Royal Air Forces Association is holding an ‘Act of Remembrance’ on Sunday, September 7, to be held at Memorial Hall (Memo) Cenotaph. This event is open to all and will begin at 12.15pm for the Battle of Britain informal wreath laying ceremony.
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4:22pm Friday 29th August 2014
THE British Heart Foundation is asking people to get involved in their Bag it. Beat it. Campaign to help children in Wales born with heart defects make it to school. An estimated 210 children with congenital heart defects, often limiting their physical ability and quality of life, will start school in September in Wales according to the charities latest statistics. But tragically around 18 of those children will have lost their life before they can attend school.
3:46pm Friday 29th August 2014
VALE MP Alun Cairns joined local cricketers for an open day at Barry Athletic Cricket Club recently. The annual open day was attended by a large number of former players and captains, and the wider community.
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4:29pm Thursday 28th August 2014
THERE will be a brand new community facility opening on Saturday, September 13, in the Witchill area of Barry. The new Witchill Community Hall will be officially opened at 10am where members of public can come along to the event where the hall will be showcased to potential users.
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9:01pm Wednesday 27th August 2014
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MORE than 190,000 premises now have faster broadband speeds in Wales, including communities in the Vale of Glamorgan, as a result of Superfast Cymru, said deputy minister for skills and technology Ken Skates.
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WITH children returning to school soon, National Charity Meningitis Now is warning parents to keep vigilant during the start of the peak season for meningitis. September sees the highest cases of meningitis and the charity are urging parents, students and teachers to look out for the signs and symptoms and download their free phone app or request a symptoms card.
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HEALTH Minister Mark Drakeford has announced a £6.4 million funding package to support hospices and provide palliative care across Wales. The new funding will be available for hospices and health boards in 2014-15 to provide specialist consultant, nurse and other health support for palliative care. Palliative care focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients.
8:04am Wednesday 27th August 2014
THE Welsh Government has been accused of setting up too many "talking shops" by Regional AM and Vale resident Andrew RT Davies, something he says points to "indecision and dithering" in the Labour group.
5:48pm Tuesday 26th August 2014
A NEW report says health boards in South Wales have made progress in developing specialist services for people with obesity problems. The Welsh Government launched the All-Wales Obesity Pathway in 2010 and set out a four phrase approach to manage and treat obesity in Wales.
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ACCORDING to latest figure, recycling in Wales has increased, with the latest provisional figures indicating that the re-use, recycling and composting rate has gone up. The 2013-14 recycling rate is 54 per cent which is an increase of two percentage points on last year’s statutory recycling target.
4:01pm Tuesday 26th August 2014
A NEW MS drug has become available on the Welsh NHS following a recommendation from the independent All Wales Medicines Strategy Group. Wales has become the first part of the UK to approve NHS funding for this new medicine to help people living with multiple sclerosis.
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