Police step up patrols at Cosmeston after spate of vandalism

Penarth Times: VANDALISED: One of the park benches that was targeted by vandalism (Pic: Dai Lingual)

9:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about anti-social behaviour at Cosmeston Lakes Country Park after a spate of vandalism of park benches at the popular beauty spot.

Penarth stylist has the 'Hair-Factor' after winning national award

Penarth Times: WINNER: Steph Henley recently placed 2nd in the Welsh Hairdressing Federation Trend Award competition for 2014

8:01pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PENARTH hair stylist has been presented with a prestigious award in the ‘X Factor’ of hair dressing competitions.

Create! winners presentation in Sully

Penarth Times: CEREMONY: Judges at the Create! Art For Autism awards day. (8698251)

7:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AFTER a great deal of deliberation by an esteemed panel of judges the winners of the national art competition, Create! Art For Autism have been announced.

Beautiful garden

Penarth Times: HARD WORK: Hazel in her garden (8702420)

1:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THIS photograph was sent in by Hazel Dickson during last week's Garden Trail on Saturday, July 26, arranged by The Children's Society.

Dinas Powys residents oppose dog kennel plans

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DINAS POWYS residents have raised concerns about a planning application for 12 dog boarding kennels to be based in a property on Sunnycroft Farm.

First look at mental health unit at University Hospital Llandough

12:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PATIENTS and staff are being offered a first glimpse at a new £88m mental health unit for adults in Cardiff.

Fallen electric cable causes traffic delays in Sully

Penarth Times:

11:05am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOODEN electricity pole that was on fire caused traffic diversions in Sully earlier this morning. Police, the fire service and Western Power all attended the incident on South Road that was first reported at around 9am this morning.

Penarth’s inaugural Chamber Music Festival gets five star review

10:43am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PENARTH'S Pier Pavilion was the venue for the first ever Chamber Music festival to be held in the town during the summer festival.

Flooding improvement works set for Windsor Road

Penarth Times: FLASH FLOODING: Stephen Doughty MP tweeted this picture of flash flooding on Windsor Road in May

3:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE VALE Council is set to investigate into the causes of flash flooding along Windsor Road in Penarth

Vale Council dismisses Cosmeston parking charges rumours

Penarth Times: BEAUTY SPOT: Cosmeston is popular among families and young children (7791651)

2:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE VALE Council has moved to dismiss rumours of the introduction of parking charges at Cosmeston Lakes Country Park.

Penarth Local Food Festival a resounding success

Penarth Times: SUCCESS: GPG Penarth Local Food Festival 2014 (8703379)

12:53pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONCE again the annual GPG Penarth Local Food Festival was a resounding success. Now in its fourth year the event has become a much anticipated fixture in the town’s summer calendar.

Councillor pays tribute to retiring Dinas Powys primary school head teacher

Penarth Times: RETIRNING: Mrs Sue Jordan and Councillor Chris Franks with the school ambassadors

12:51pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE RETIRING head teacher of St Andrew's Church in Wales School has been praised for her work by the Chairman of Dinas Powys Community Council.

Time running out to vote for Penarth Pier National Trust Special Places award

Penarth Times: RENOVATION: The Penarth Pier Pavilion as it stands today after its £4.2million redevelopment (5988261)

12:35pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TIME is running out to vote for Penarth Pier to be crowned the winner of the National Trust Special Places in Wales shortlist.

Marie Curie Hospice Garden Party to be opened by TV Presenter Matt Johnson

Penarth Times: GARDEN PARTY: Matt Johnson (left) is set to open the Marie Curie Hospice Garden Party

12:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TV PRESENTER Matt Johnson is set to open this year's annual Marie Curie Hospice Garden Party and Fete.

Green honour for Penarth parks

Penarth Times: GREEN FLAG: Belle Vue Park has been awarded a Green Flag for the tenth successive year (8702846)

11:16am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PENARTH parks have triumphed in a prestigious scheme recognising the quality of more than 100 parks and green spaces in Wales.

Asthma sufferer set to tackle 100 mile bike ride in aid of charity

Penarth Times: CYCLIST: Former Pen-y-Garth pupil Osian Lewis is set to cycle 100 miles in aid of Asthma UK

9:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN ASTHMA sufferer from Penarth is set to cycle 100 miles around London in a bid to raise awareness about how the debilitating breathing condition can be managed with the right care.

Service to mark centenary of outbreak of WWI set to be held in Sully

3:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SERVICE marking the centenary of the start of the First World War is set to be held in Sully this weekend.

Rock choir sing on hot sunny day

Penarth Times: PENARTH and Cardiff Rock choir gave a blistering performance on Saturday, July 26, at Barry Island Music Festival on a scorching hot day with an appreciative crowd. (8659698)

12:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

PENARTH and Cardiff Rock Choir gave a blistering performance on Saturday, July 26, at Barry Island Music Festival on a scorching hot day with an appreciative crowd.

Penarth cyclist gears up for 100mile charity bike ride

Penarth Times:

9:32am Monday 28th July 2014

A PENARTH man is set to take part in a 100mile bike ride around London in aid of charity next month.

Cyclist set for fundraising challenge in memory of mum

Penarth Times: BIKE: Andrew Meredith is completing a number of cycling challenges in memory of his mother

7:52am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE SON of a Sully nurse who was killed after being struck by a car when the driver suffered a diabetic black-out is fundraising in her memory.

Penarth and District Lesotho Trust receives funding from town council

Penarth Times: FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Keith Howells (Penarth and District Lesotho Trust), Penarth Town Mayor Councillor Martin Turner and Penarth and District Lesotho Trust Youth Branch, with group leader Holly Flynn receiving the cheque

11:12am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PENARTH charity that supports schools in South Africa has been awarded £500 of funding from the town council.

Cyclist dies after accident in Penarth

Penarth Times:

10:41am Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following an accident in Penarth around 5.40pm on Wednesday, July 16.

Olympic gold medal winning cyclist set for Penarth book signing

4:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

OLYMPIC gold medal cyclist Nicole Cooke is set to hold a book signing of her ‘grippingly honest’ autobiography in Penarth.

Marie Curie ‘Walk Ten’ at Margam Park

Penarth Times: WALK: Sue Cumpston, Donna Mulhern and Joanna Hutcheon taking part in Walk 10 at Margam Park in 2013.  (7956685)

2:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

WHETHER you’re a seasoned walker or fancy an evening stroll with family and friends in beautiful surroundings, Walk 10 at Margam Park on August 16 is the perfect excuse to put on your walking shoes, pack a picnic and join the experience.

Figures show two per cent fall in crime in South Wales over the last year

12:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

OVERALL crime figures in South Wales have fallen by two per cent compared to last year, crime statistics have revealed.

Keepmoat fundraiser raises £8,000 for children’s hospice

Penarth Times: RAISING FUNDS: Golfers at the charity event (8425748)

8:53am Friday 25th July 2014

KEEPMOAT'S annual charity golf day to raise funds for T? Hafan had a successful turnout with 88 golfers turning up to support the charity.

Citizens Advice Cymru warns that many people on benefits are struggling to cope due to welfare reforms

8:11am Friday 25th July 2014

A REPORT, ‘One Day at a Time’ launched today by Citizens Advice Cymru highlights that many of the most vulnerable in Wales are being forced into hardship due to the biggest changes to the welfare system in over sixty years.

Penarth woman's bid to run 2,015 miles in 2015

Penarth Times: RUNNER: Sue Lane is bidding to run 2015miles in 2015 (8201022)

7:57am Friday 25th July 2014

A PENARTH woman is set to run more than 2,000 miles in the space of a year in aid of a charity that aims to inspire young people with learning disabilities.

Penarth Open Garden Trail

Penarth Times: IN BLOOM: Open garden

12:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE 18th annual Open Gardens Trail takes place in Penarth on Saturday, July 26.

Hit shows Stella and Casualty film scenes in Penarth

Penarth Times: COMEDY: Stella has been based in Cosmeston for most of this week (8580674)

3:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FILM crews from two popular TV productions have been recording scenes in Penarth this week.

Dinas Powys set to mark centenary of the beginning of the First World War

Penarth Times: NEW DISCOVERY: Two new names are set to be added to the Dinas Powys war memorial (8173116)

4:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CEREMONY to mark the centenary of the beginning of the First World War is set to be held at the Dinas Powys war memorial.

Strawberry Tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care

3:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A STRAWBERRY Tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care will take place in a Vale store on Wednesday, July 30.

Stanwell School pupils presented with young reporters award at Royal Welsh Show

2:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PUPILS from Stanwell School were crowned runners-up in a Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) competition at the Royal Welsh Show in Builth Wells earlier this week.

Vaughan Gething AM meets Penarth Town Council Jobs Growth Wales employees

Penarth Times: JOBS GROWTH WALES: Vaughan Gething AM (left) met with Penarth Town Council’s two graduate placements, Robert Callaghan and Lauren Wilson, at West House

12:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PENARTH'S Assembly Member Vaughan Gething has given his backing to a scheme that has seen 10,000 graduates gain full-time employment.

Police helicopter in early morning vehicle pursuit in Penarth

Penarth Times: The police helicopter was scrambled late last night

10:28am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE POLICE helicopter was despatched to Penarth during a vehicle pursuit in the early hours of the morning this week.

Vote Penarth Pier as Wales’ top special place

Penarth Times: VENUE: The Vale of Glamorgan Music Festival will begin at the Penarth Pier Pavilion on May 8

8:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

PENARTH Pier has been voted one of Wales’ top 10 Special Places in a major campaign by National Trust Wales.

Winners of the Penarth Times Cuties competition

Penarth Times: WINNER 0-2YRS: Harrison  (8410004)

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to our two winners in this year's fabulous Penarth Times Cuties competition.

Crowds flock to carnival day

Penarth Times: DANCE: The Carnival Parade marched through the town centre to Penarth Esplanade (8418705)

8:23am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN RAF Falcon parachute display team and BMX tricksters wowed the crowds at Penarth Summer Festival’s Carnival Day over the weekend.

Penarth councillor says Vale Council 'must say where it stand on re-organisation'

Penarth Times: CONCERNS: Councillor Anthony Ernest has raised concerns about the proposed merger of the Vale Council with Cardiff

8:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

A PENARTH councillor has raised concerns about the the impact on education, rubbish collection and library provision if the Vale of Glamorgan Council merged with Cardiff Council.

Jobs to go at Penarth primary school

Penarth Times: SCHOOLS OUT: Albert Primary School was closed on Tuesday morning (1747041)

11:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HEAD teacher has hit out at 'unfair' funding which will result in staff being made redundant at his school this year.

Fire crews called to deliberate skip fire in Penarth

Penarth Times: FIRE: Black smoke was seen billowing from the skip fire

10:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIRE crews were called out to a deliberate skip fire near the Robert Smith dealership on Windsor Road last night, July 22.

Police appeal after injured cyclist on Lavernock Road

Penarth Times:

9:47am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was involved in an accident on Lavernock Road on Tuesday evening, July 22.

Dinas Powys woman wins health service award

Penarth Times: AWARD WINNER: (from left) Welsh Health Minister Mark Drakeford, Dinas Powys award winner Helen Watkins and Vale AM Jane Hutt

9:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DINAS Powys woman has been presented with a Partnership Award in recognition of her work for the health service in Wales.

Free tax advice

8:36am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AGE Connect Cardiff and Vale is holding a free tax advice surgery at The Senior Health Shop, Holton Road, Barry on Monday, July 28, from 9.30am to 11.30am. No appointment is needed just drop in. Advice will be given by professional volunteer tax advisers for those who cannot afford to pay for professional advice. For further information telephone 01446 732385. Home visits can be arranged if you are not able to come to the shop.

Infant school says fond farewell to caretaker

9:34am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MR Mike Slade retired on Friday, July 18, after 12 wonderful years as caretaker to Dinas Powys Infants’ School.

Free energy advice

8:34am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AGE Connect Cardiff and Vale is holding a free energy advice surgery at The Senior Health Shop, Holton Road, Barry on Tuesday, July 29, from 10am-noon where you can have a chat to a Welsh Government Nest adviser. For further information telephone 01446 732385. If you can't make the session and want more advice contact freephone 0808 808 2244.

Fun at the circus for school children Dinas Powys

Penarth Times: PRESENTATION: St Andrews Major Church in Wales School presented retiring head teacher Mrs Jordan with a bouquet of flowers

8:05pm Monday 21st July 2014

A DINAS Powys primary school hosted a hugely successful circus night last week.

Busy time at Llandough Primary School

Penarth Times: THE last two weeks have been very busy at Llandough Primary School. On July 3, the children welcomed the opportunity to record a school CD. It was a busy and nerve wracking day but the children worked very hard and thoroughly enjoyed themselves (8105269)

4:06pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE last two weeks have been very busy at Llandough Primary School. On July 3, the children welcomed the opportunity to record a school CD. It was a busy and nerve wracking day but the children worked very hard and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

Pub donates £1,000 to local youngster

Penarth Times: CHEQUE: (from left) Liz High, Fiona, Alfie and Rod, and Richard Bond with the cheque

4:04pm Monday 21st July 2014

A PENARTH pub with a long history of charity fundraising has donated £1,000 to a local youngster born with a rare form of cerebral palsy.

Ambulance service warns timewasters are putting lives at risk

Penarth Times: A SLEEK new type of emergency ambulance is being brought into operation. The German-made ambulances, which are built byMercedes, will be introduced in the next few weeks. The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is the first in the UK to switch to the new

3:41pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Welsh Ambulance Service is reminding people not to call 999 unless it is a genuine emergency.




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