1 hr ago
Penarth Library: The library was built in 1904
A PETITION launched to save Penarth Library has been signed by more than 1,800 people and delivered to the Vale Council.
4 hrs ago
IMPROVEMENT: St Cyres has been set targets to improve by next summer
ST CYRES has been given six months to make improvements after it slipped down the secondary school bandings for Wales,in the latest report published by the Welsh Government.
6 hrs ago
High winds and flooding forecast as Met Office issues weather warning for Wales
Gusts of up to 70mph are expected in exposed coastal areas, while the public is warned about localised flooding amid heavy forecast rain A yellow weather warning is in place for large parts of Wales today with the Met Office warning of high winds and heavy rain that could cause localised flooding.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Headteacher sings praises of staff and pupils after banding success
Y Pant Comprehensive headteacher Mark Powell said the quality of teaching, coupled with the fantastic response of pupils, paid dividends A headteacher has paid tribute to his "tremendous" staff and pupils after his school achieved band one status for a second year.
Concerns over A 10m airport loan
THE A 10million loan from the Welsh Government to Cardiff Airport has been met with criticism by Vale AM Andrew RT Davies.
Seven jailed after 45 tonnes of cable stolen in Frampton-on-Severn
SEVEN men involved in the "audacious" theft of more than five miles of high-voltage cable from pylons in Gloucestershire have been jailed.
TWO Barry men have been charged with drug offences after warrants were executed across the Vale.
The South Wales Police drugs team raided a number of addresses in the Vale and Bridgend resulting in three charges being brought.
TOP marks for adult learners
Cadoxton school's Victoria Page took home the YMCA Community College Learner of the Year award, which was established in memory of the college's former head Margaret Jones.
'Air of mystery' surrounds Welsh Government's...
Land near Callaghan Square in Cardiff, which is earmarked for re-development as part of the Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone A flagship policy to create enterprise hub zones around Wales to stimulate jobs and business growth is shrouded in mystery with too little known about what they are for, an Assembly committee has said.
South Wales police handout of Craig Thomas.
'I was expecting to die in this relationship': Man jailed for trying to 'beat baby out of his pregnant girlfriend' Craig Thomas also threatened to pull his partner's teeth out with pliers and attacked her for not having any sugar for his cereal A man who repeatedly hit his pregnant girlfriend on the stomach saying he would "beat the baby out of ... (more)
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Edwina Hart opens A 5.2m Energlyn and Churchill Park rail station after first week of services
A train passes through the Energlyn and Churchill Park rail station near Caerphilly, which opened to the public on December 8 A new rail station built to cope with rising demand around Caerphilly has officially opened after months of development work.
Swingers staged 'raunchy parties' at a Wales Conservative club, claim
Members of a sex website allegedly enjoyed two social nights at the Bridgend club, with online messages referring to partygoers who "played in view of everyone" and suggesting ideas for explicit games.
Music teacher died from his nut allergy after eating a piece of wholegrain bread
A teacher was killed after he suffered a fatal allergic reaction when he ate a piece of bread without realising it had nuts in it.
South Wales Echo letters: Monday, December 16, 2013
I attended the recent Vale of Glamorgan council social care and health scrutiny meeting on December 2 to hear specifically the discussion on the future of the former Bryeithyn site.
Council accused of "abandoning" parts of Cardiff over...
Cardiff Council's environment boss Councillor Ashley Govier, has announced a raft of changes to the way its street cleansing teams will now operate across the city in an attempt to save A 805,000.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Drug dealer jailed after cocaine, cash, and scales were discovered in ...
Dyer was carried off on a stretcher from Carrow Road just before half-time, with a "a suspected fractured ankle", after he fell awkwardly in a challenge with Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong, having earlier put the visitors in front on 12 minutes.
We asked 40 Welsh MPs about their 11% pay rise: Find out what they did - or didn't - say
The proposal by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority to increase the current MPs' salary of A 66,396 to A 74,000 in 2015 has been described as 'simply unacceptable' by the Prime Minister - but what do MPs in Wales think? Three of Wales' MPs have pledged to give away an extra A 7,600 a year they would receive from a controversial 11% ... (more)
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Gwent authorities join waste power scheme
A COMPANY which converts waste into energy has signed a 25-year contract with three Gwent local authorities to treat their residual waste.
Here's to good 'elf: Hundreds of Santa's helpers come together to break a world record
Bridgend's fourth annual "Elf-steddfod" saw 1,312 elves pack the streets of the town centre making it the world record holder for the largest gathering of Santa's helpers in one place.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Drink-driver led police cars on crazy 25-minute chase across Cardiff
WRU chief Roger Lewis agrees to brief supporters clubs of Blues, Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets on civil war after accusations the union was ignoring them The Monty Python is thrilled with the adaption of his book Silly Kingsby by the National Theatre Wales, which marks the start of an incredibly busy period in his life Judge "hampered" by ... (more)