Penarth, Wales Newswire

Penarth, Wales Newswire

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  1. Group set up to discuss impact of Brexit on the Vale of GlamorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Penarth Times

    A GROUP of Vale residents have recently formed the Vale of Glamorgan for Europe campaign group as part of the wider national Wales for Europe campaign. Together with other groups and organisations across the UK, the pro EU group are campaigning for a 'People's Vote' on the final Brexit deal.

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  2. Gym plan approved despite concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Penarth Times

    A NEW gym and flats will be brought to Penarth despite concerns about how much the developer is contributing to affordable housing in the area. Plans for the new gym and 12 apartments on the site of the former Robert Smith Garage in Windsor Road were approved by Vale of Glamorgan Council 's Planning Committee.

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  3. Figures reveal how much it costs to get on the housing ladder in the ValeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Penarth Times

    Aerial view of a housing estate near Coventry. House prices edged up 0.2% last month as the average cost of a home remained close to levels seen at the start of the year, the Halifax said Friday August 5, 2005.

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  4. Leader demands answers after bypass study funding is rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Penarth Times

    The Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council , Cllr John Thomas, has written to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, Ken Skates AM, formally requesting an explanation of why a bid for funding to take the study for a potential Dinas Powys bypass to the next stage was rejected. Grants totalling more than 1m have been awarded to the council by Welsh Government to pursue various transport initiatives.

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  5. Penarth rescue: Two men saved from sinking boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | BBC News

    A coastguard helicopter and three lifeboats were called to Lavernock Point, in the Vale of Glamorgan, in the early hours of Tuesday. Penarth Lifeboat Station said in a statement: "The boat sank quickly and crew members were forced to enter the water.

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  6. KeolisAmey will also run the next Wales & Borders rail franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | IcNetwork

    He came up with the vision for the south Wales Metro and here Professor Mark Barry gives his verdict on the ambitious plans from KeolisAmey to deliver the 738m rail electrification project - as well as ways that the network can be further improved. So now we now more about the next phase of the South Wales Metro really will be a radically improved and innovative network for the core Valley Lines from Merthyr, Rhymney, Treherbert, Aberdare and Coryton to Cardiff city centre, Penarth and Barry.

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  7. Opening ceremony for Arcot TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Penarth Times

    AN OPENING ceremony took place on May 26 marking the installation of the new seating in the Arcot Street Triangle. The event also celebrated the work that has been undertaken in recent months by a group of local residents and members of the Penarth Gardening Group to clear and introduce new planting schemes into the Triangle.

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  8. South Wales Echo letters: Wednesday, June 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | IcNetwork

    It appears that Transport for Wales has determined full separation of Metro tram-lines from "heavy rail" mainline, with not even a link from Queen Street station into Central . Does KeolisAmey accept this or is it a "detail" subject to negotiation? Are they going to argue that the line into Central's new platform eight should be reserved for Metro trams? The TfW maps were supposed to be up for consultation last December.

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  9. Total of 1,000 is added to memorial fundraiserRead the original story

    Thursday May 31 | Penarth Times

    THE fiancee of a Penarth marine who died training for combat is one step closer to her goal of erecting a memorial for servicemen and women in the Vale of Glamorgan. Sian Woodland, who lost her fianc Paul in 2012, is fundraising for a memorial honouring all people from across the Vale who lost their lives after the Second World War until today.

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  10. Evenlode Primary (Swifts) win national lacrosse trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Penarth Times

    Welsh Lacrosse Association executive committee member and tournaments organiser Tony Higginson said: "I would like to thank them for making their pitches and facilities available to the WLA." With very warm and sunny weather the 5-a-side tournament progressed with primary school teams from St. Johns on the Hill Chepstow , Evenlode Primary School Penarth , Cogan Primary School , Sully Primary School, Gladstone Primary School Cardiff and Peter Lea Primary School vying for the winner's trophy.

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  11. Vale of Glamorgan Football League round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Penarth Times

    IT was a day of controversy in the Vale League on Saturday as Barry Athletic were crowned Premier Division Champions in bizarre fashion. Coming into the weekend, leaders St Athan needed a win over title rivals FC Barry Belgrade to claim the title after Belgrade's dramatic collapse recently, where they lost their last three games.

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  12. School budgets lose around A 4m to apprenticeship levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | BBC News

    Around A 4m has been taken from school budgets in Wales to pay the UK government's apprenticeship levy, councils have told BBC Wales, with one teaching union calling it a "disgrace". Employers with wage bills above A 3m pay the tax, to ensure larger firms contribute to the costs of training.

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  13. Family of Syrian refugees step closer to finding new home in PenarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | IcNetwork

    Volunteers from Croeso Penarth have been given a boost in their efforts to bring a family in a United Nations refugee camp to the coastal town. Vale of Glamorgan Council on Monday approved of the resettlement bid, allowing Croeso Penarth to press ahead with the scheme run by the UN and the Home Office.

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  14. Members of the Penarth Dementia Friendly Steering group with staff in Penarth LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Penarth Times

    The campaign aims to make every shop, cafe, restaurant, business and every other venue 'dementia friendly' over the coming months. The steering group is made up of several members of various organisations, including the Alzheimer's Society, who want to make people aware of how small changes we can all can make in the community can help those who have the disease, as well as their families and carers.

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  15. The council wants your thoughts on options to improve Penarth roadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Penarth Times

    The Vale of Glamorgan Council has received a contribution of 1.4m from the developers of Penarth Heights for transport improvements near the site, and wants to hear from local residents. The financial contribution was secured from a section 106 agreement which requires the contribution to be spent at on improving access for pedestrians, cyclists, public transport users, taxis or car sharers near Penarth Heights.

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  16. Vale of Glamorgan Association Football League finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Penarth Times

    THE final set of Vale of Glamorgan Association Football League finals took place on Sunday 13th May in what turned out to be a day of doubles on a gloriously sunny day for the second week running. Starting the day of three finals was Year 7 League Cup Final for the Brian Riseborough Memorial Cup between Sully Sports FC and Penarth Town Raiders who were also crowned League Champions thanks to a 0-0 draw with Cogan Coronation FC on Tuesday 1st May. An open back and forth second half took place with Cowbridge Town Reds pressing for a second to settle the game but the Island Marine FC goal keeper pulled of a string of excellent saves to deny them a second; but the single goal of the game was enough.

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  17. Western Mail letters: Wednesday, May 16, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | IcNetwork

    The recent news, via a FoI request, that the First Minister supported the renaming of the Second Severn Crossing and suggested that he would be prepared to attend the renaming ceremony appears, to me, to fall into place with other recent announcements. The First Minister has accepted the amended Brexit bill changes, despite the Scottish First Minister still opposed and Jeremy Corbyn continuing to refer to it as a "power grab".

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  18. Wales' richest 10 people have an average fortune of more than 1.1bn eachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | IcNetwork

    The 10 richest people in Wales are now worth well in excess of 11bn after adding another 1bn to their combined wealth over the past 12 months. Between them they added 1.039bn to their bank balances this year and have a cumulative wealth of 11.417bn - or an average fortune of more than 1.1bn each.

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  19. Church developers assure that building will remain somewhere community can 'meet and thrive'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Penarth Times

    THE DEVELOPERS behind Penarth's controversial St Paul's Church project have defended the plans saying that the building will remain "a place where the local community can meet and thrive". Following the recent planning approval by the Vale of Glamorgan Council for St Paul's Church on Arcot Street in Penarth, Newydd Housing Association is now progressing its plans to build flats, as well as create a community hub at the heart of the development.

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  20. Anger over "disgraceful" state of park after Bank Holiday weekendRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | Penarth Times

    A COUNCILLOR has hit out at visitors who left Cosmeston country park in a "disgraceful" state following the Bank Holiday weekend. The pictures showed picnic tables covered in bags of rubbish, paper plates and plastic bottles strewn across the grass and overflowing bins.

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