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  • War veterans support group formed in Penarth

    A GROUP aimed at supporting war veterans and raising awareness about the armed services has been formed in Penarth. read more

  • Summer drink/drugs drive campaign nets 358 drivers

    MORE than 358 drivers were found to be over the drink drive limit according to figures released by police following their summer clampdown. read more

  • Grants for charities up for grabs

    COULD the Penarth Times' parent company help your charity? read more

  • Plenty of party fun this September

    THERE is plenty of entertainment taking place at Clwb Ifor Bach this September, with a huge line up of party nights and bands. Taking place on September 5, 12, 19 and 26 will be Zerox the Party Jukebox featuring soul, funk, hip hop, indie, disco and dance. The dance nights will run rom 10.30pm until 4am and costs £4 or £3 with a NUS (18+). read more

  • Meningitis Charity urges people to be vigilant

    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. read more

  • Council meet to discuss chief's retirement

    THE VALE Council is set to consider a report for the position of managing director after the current occupant announced her intention to retire. read more

  • Zytiga cancer drug denied to Welsh patients

    WELSH Conservatives have reacted angrily to the news that another life-extending cancer drug may not be available to patients in Wales. read more

  • Save a Life September

    ST JOHN Cymru Wales, the country’s leading first aid charity, is launching its "Save a Life September" campaign. read more

  • Group visit Kaffe Fassett exhibition

    NINE members of Sully U3A's Knitters and Stitchers Group recently visited the American Museum, Bath. The purpose of the visit was to see the Kaffe Fassett exhibition. Kaffe Fassett is a world-renowned knitwear and textile designer and the exhibition is to celebrate his 50 year long association with the Museum. Kaffe's maxim is to find colour in a grey world and the exhibition did not disappoint. Everyone marvelled at his skill, use of materials and colour. There was also time to explore the Museum's collection of American history, the lovely grounds and have tea on the terrace. read more

  • Teach children to be dog safe

    DOGS Trust are encouraging schools in Wales to sign up for one of their free workshops to teach children how to be safe around dogs. The workshops will teach children a variety of useful suggestions and give them the knowledge to deal with dogs, including how to greet a dog, understanding what a dog does when it’s frightened and what to do if a dog jumps up. read more

  • RNLI text service planned for Sully Island in bid to reduce rescues

    AN RNLI text service warning visitors about safe crossing times could be introduced to the Sully Island causeway in a bid to stop visitors getting stranded on the island. read more

  • Thousands making use of free Wifi at hospitals

    MORE than 22,000 people have made use of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s new free Wifi service, since its launch earlier in the year. read more

  • Volunteers needed to run exercise classes

    AGE Cymru is looking for volunteers to help them set up and run exercise classes for local older people. read more

  • Wales Millennium Centre announces upcoming shows

    THERE are plenty of great shows taking place this year at Wales Millennium Centre with musicals, drama performances and dance and circus shows. read more

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