Council publishes part two of Improvement Plan

2:27pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE Vale of Glamorgan has published its Improvement Plan part two, which also reports on the council's performance over the previous year.

Fifteen arrested following CCTV monitoring

10:29am Friday 31st October 2014

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

Council merger deadline looms - What does it mean for the Vale?

Barry And District News: MERGER: Will the Vale of Glamorgan council merge with Cardiff City Council? (11961175)

8:13am Thursday 30th October 2014

WITH the deadline for responses looming at the end of November, the Vale council have just four weeks to decide on whether they can or will be proposing a voluntary merger with another council.

Inspiration behind Barry's new climbing wall

Barry And District News: WALL: Barry Island's new feature (12086993)

8:23am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE ARTIST behind Barry Island's colourful new feature has talked about his inspiration in bringing a 40ft long climbing wall to the seafront.

Boxing clubs in danger of dissolving due to pub closure

Barry And District News: BOXING CLUB: The gym at The Windsor, Barry (12094486)

8:28am Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO of Barry's most revered amateur boxing clubs may be in danger of being lost, after the pub they train above was issued a notice of closure this week.

Family pledge to help Niamh achieve

Barry And District News: IN IT TOGETHER: Niamh, Chris, Michelle, Jazmin and puppy Barnaby (12071477)

8:36am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DEVOTED Barry family could face having to re-mortgage their house in a valiant attempt to secure their daughter’s walking future.

Fireworks in tribute to fundraising stalwart

2:49pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE organisers of this year’s Barry Fireworks Fiesta are dedicating this year's event to honour a member who died in a tragic accident.

Energy bosses answer Barry public

1:04pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BOSSES from a leading energy company were in Barry this week to explain the facts behind rising energy bills.

Barry-bred baker aims for cake success

Barry And District News: SUCCESS ON A PLATE? Will Katie Powis' secret ingredient prove a winning recipe?

8:59am Thursday 30th October 2014

A BARRY-BORN mum-of-two is preparing to go into battle armed with a rolling pin and her auntie’s top secret ingredient in an annual baking contest.

View from The Senedd – Jane Hutt AM

Barry And District News: Jane Hutt AM

8:35am Thursday 30th October 2014

LAST week I was delighted to join the deputy leader of the Vale of Glamorgan council Cllr Stuart Egan, who announced the results of an election for the first Youth Mayors for the county.

View from The Senedd – Andrew RT Davies AM

Barry And District News: BUS PLEA: Andrew R.T. Davies

7:21am Thursday 30th October 2014

FOR the last few months I have been carrying out a survey throughout Wales on the Welsh NHS. Many Barry residents have completed it and I am grateful for the feedback you have given us. The survey was an opportunity for people anywhere in the country to tell us their views on a range of health related issues – from GP services and ambulance response times, to free prescriptions and hospital admissions. The full results can be found here:

No flour or eggs sold to under 16s during Hallowe'en

Barry And District News: WARNING: This poster will be on display in shops this Hallowe'en (12013250)

11:36am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE in the Vale of Glamorgan are working with shop owners to prevent the sale of eggs and flour to young people during the Halloween period.

Loss of trees at flood risk site "regrettable" - Vale council

Barry And District News: CLEARING: Tree felling in Stream Field (11158731)

9:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

LOSING trees to make way for a flood alleviation scheme at Dyfan Road is "regrettable" but "fully justified", a Vale councillor has said.

Suspended sentence for thief with 101 previous convictions

11:58am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A MAN with 101 previous convictions for dishonesty, has appeared in court charged with a series of thefts including an attempt to steal a charity box from a hotel.

Does Barry need its own litter enforcement team?

Barry And District News: RUBBISH: Litter that has been dumped on the junction of Lavernock Road and Cedar way

6:39pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A RETURN of environmental officers to the streets of Barry, has been called for by a Plaid Cymru councillor who wants to see litter bugs targeted.

School experiences fundraising bounce

Barry And District News: TEAM PLAYERS: All Saints C/W is full of bounce (11982371)

5:21pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SPORTING superstars descended on a Barry primary school to help pupils and staff give fundraising an added bounce.

70 years of wedded bliss

Barry And District News: 70th ANNIVERSARY: Sheila and Derek Hart

4:38pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TWO former Barry yacht club members have celebrated 70 years of married life.

Compensation for wing mirror damage

11:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CLOSE to £1,000 compensation will be paid by a man who damaged the wing mirrors of six cars in Barry.

Stay safe this Bonfire Night

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10:18am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SOUTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service are working with the communities to ensure that neighbourhoods stay safe during this year’s Firework season.

Two call outs in one day for Barry lifeboat volunteers

Barry And District News: BARRY RNLI: Two callouts in one day

9:54am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO emergency situations this weekend, called for the assistance of the crew of the Barry Dock RNLI lifeboat - one being a false alarm caused by someone inland using an emergency flare.

Shop Local Barry launches

Barry And District News: SHOP LOCAL: Barry (11974295)

2:57pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE Shop Local Barry scheme has launched with a number of businesses already signed up, offering rewards for shopping local in the town.

Hope in the Great War exhibition comes to Barry

Barry And District News: LIFEBOAT: Port Eynon lifeboat "The Janet"

2:48pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) will be bringing its national touring exhibition Hope in the Great War to Barry this November.

More must be done to get more tourists to Wales

10:17am Monday 27th October 2014

A REPORT by the Commons Welsh Affairs Committee calls on VisitBritain and Visit Wales to jointly develop a coherent strategy to get more international visitors by February next year.

Petagonia leads way for Patagonia

Barry And District News: LEADING ROLE: Dogs trek for Petagonia at Barry Island (11882736)

12:54pm Sunday 26th October 2014

DOG walkers proved fundraising can be a stroll when they raised £300 for two charities at a Barry Island event earlier this month.

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.

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.

Sponsored walk for Velindre

Barry And District News: (11722582)

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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