Police appeal for quad bike thieves

Penarth Times: THEFT: The red quad bike was seen being ridden through Penarth

10:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in tracing three men who are wanted in connection with the theft of a quad bike.

Football shirts score £7,000 donation for children's hospice

Penarth Times: DONATION: Cardiff City Supporters Trust donated a cheque for £7,330 to Ty Hafan (9503628)

8:44pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CARDIFF City Supporters Trust has raised more than £7,000 for the Sully-based children’s hospice Ty Hafan by selling alternative blue football shirts.

Athletes champion their lives online

Penarth Times: Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson

8:23pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

FORMER ST Cyres pupil Tanni Grey-Thompson has made a date with online history in becoming one of the athletes featured in an online archive.

Tributes pour in to teacher that encouraged pupils to 'break the mould'

5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRIBUTES have poured in for a former deputy head teacher of St Cyres School.

Pizza chain Domino's 'committed' to opening in Penarth

Penarth Times: PIZZA: Pizza chain Domino's has refused to rule out opening a store in Penarth (9509073)

4:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PIZZA chain Domino’s has refused to rule out opening a new store in Penarth after it was reported to have pulled out of a deal.

Family fun day at Sully sports and social club

4:49pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FAMILY fun day to raise money for charity is taking place at Sully Sports and Social Club in South Road, Sully this weekend.

Police appeal after man steals cheese from Penarth shop

Penarth Times:

3:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

PENARTH police are appealing to the public to identify a man who was filmed on CCTV stealing a quantity of cheese from the Co-operative supermarket on Windsor Road.

Dinas Powys Village Show

7:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THIS very popular annual event continues to go from strength to strength and it all happens again on Saturday, August 30 at the Parish and Lee Halls, Dinas Powys.

Penarth residents shortlisted for prestigious 2014 Sustainable Housing Award

Penarth Times: NOMINATED: Sandra (second left), David (back centre) and Paul (front centre) with WWH CEO Anne Hinchey in the Oak Court garden.

6:44pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GREEN fingered residents from a Penarth retirement scheme have been shortlisted for a prestigious ‘green’ award in The Sustainable Housing Awards 2014.

Local Ale on Sale in Penarth .... Brewed in Somerset!

Penarth Times: The John Basset owned Golden Lion Pub in PenarthPhoto by Richard Jones

5:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CAMRA members from the Vale of Glamorgan and North Somerset recently helped to arrange a beer exchange with a difference.

Bookshop owners set to bid farewell

4:29pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE LONG-STANDING owners of Windsor Bookshop are set to close the doors for the last time at the end of the month.

Dinas Powys youngster among students celebrating A Level success at Cardiff and Vale College

Penarth Times: STUDENT: Cardiff and Vale College student Lorik Bothwell with his results

2:22pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

IT has been another year of A Level success at Cardiff and Vale College with 96 per cent of students gaining qualifications.

Penarth Coastguards qualify for cliff rescues

Penarth Times: QUALIFIED: (from left) Gemma Sawyer, Steve Wilford and Sarah Murphy following their successful assessment

8:58pm Monday 18th August 2014

THREE members of Penarth Coastguard recently qualified to undertake additional cliff rescue duties.

Penarth Male Voice Choir’s swansong benefits RNLI

Penarth Times: DONATION: Penarth RNLI members Anthony Matthews, Mal Hopkin and Laurie Pavlin with Penarth Male Voice Choir members and accompanist Jeanie Jones

6:25pm Monday 18th August 2014

IN ONE of their final acts before disbanding Penarth Male Voice Choir have donated nearly £400 to the local volunteer lifeboat crew.

First Choice team tackle Tough Mudder challenge in aid of Help for Heroes

Penarth Times: TOUGH TEAM: First Choice raised £800 for Help for Heroes by completing the Tough Mudder challenge

4:59pm Monday 18th August 2014

EMPLOYEES of a Penarth-based housing association tackled sub-zero temperatures and electrics shocks in the Tough Mudder challenge last weekend.

Penarth Bridge Club News

Penarth Times: Patsy Cohen, the 2013 champion presented the trophy to Shirley Powell

4:42pm Monday 18th August 2014

PENARTH Bridge Club's Summer League trophy was won by Shirley Powell, with Ann Williams and Carol Cochlin in second and third place respectively.

Please help, give blood

Penarth Times: (9360552)

4:31pm Monday 18th August 2014

WELSH Blood are looking for people to donate on Wednesday, August 27 at the Murchfield Community Hall, Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powys. The blood donation session will run from 2pm until 6.30pm. For further information call Welsh Blood on 0800 252266 or visit welshblood.org.uk.

Bus service changes

4:23pm Monday 18th August 2014

WITH the upcoming NATO Summit heading to Newport, Cardiff bus services will be affected during the length of the proceedings. The main disruption will take place in Cardiff Central but some services will have slight route changes.

Asda to cut petrol prices in time for Bank Holiday weekend

2:17pm Monday 18th August 2014

DRIVERS in the Vale of Glamorgan will be able to get cheaper petrol from tomorrow Tuesday, August 19 as Asda cuts the cost of fuel across all 234 UK forecourts.

Penarth schoolchildren climb south Wales' highest peak

Penarth Times: YOUNG MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS: Alfie and Annie Framer scaled Pen y Fan, south Wales' highest peak, earlier this month

3:49pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THREE Penarth schoolchildren have scaled the highest mountain in south Wales in aid of charity.

Plea for volunteers

4:25pm Saturday 16th August 2014

RNIB Cymru, Wales’ largest sight loss charity, is making a plea for volunteers in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Rare bumblebees found at Nature Reserve

Penarth Times: Rare: The Shrill carder bumblebee

3:44pm Friday 15th August 2014

RARE bumblebees have been found at a Vale nature reserve.

Children’s ‘Superhero’ Holiday club

3:36pm Friday 15th August 2014

ELFED Avenue United Church is inviting children aged 5 – 11 to a 'Superhero' holiday club on August 18 – 21 (9.30am-12noon each day). Children can come in their favourite ‘Superhero’ costume to enjoy a very busy time together with lots of games, singing, crafts etc each day. A snack will be provided. For further details and to book a place, please contact Rachel (Community Outreach Worker) on 07935926309 or email: outreach@elfedavenue.org.uk

Murch Junior School wins Wildlife Award

Penarth Times: DISCONTINUED: Murch Junior School recently celebrated its 50th anniversary but would be discontinued under the merger (5779227)

10:58am Friday 15th August 2014

MURCH Junior School has been awarded first place in this year’s Awards for Wildlife.

Vale students celebrate improved A-level results

Penarth Times: STANWELL SCHOOL: Zak Ghazi-Torbati, Luke Waddon, Tomos Davies and Harry Edgeworth after recieving their A-level results

9:53am Friday 15th August 2014

VALE schools have seen an increase in the number of pupils achieving the highest grades in this year's A-level results.

Stanwell School pupils celebrate A-level results day

Penarth Times: STAR ACHIEVERS: (from left) Kieran Britten, Hollie Lam, Jacqueline Dich, Jessica Duggan, Myfanwy Morgan-Jones and Rob Jones with their results (9296357)

12:19pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWELL School students enjoyed another year of stellar A-level results today.

St Cyres School celebrates best ever A-level results

Penarth Times: STAR PERFORMERS: Pupils from St Cyres School that excelled in their A-level results  (9300338)

1:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ST CYRES School students achieved the best ever A-level results in the school’s history today.

St Cyres School celebrates best ever A-level results

Penarth Times: STAR PERFORMERS: Pupils from St Cyres School that excelled in their A-level results  (9300338)

1:01pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ST CYRES School students achieved the best ever A-level results in the school’s history today.

Asthma sufferer tackles 'hurricane conditions' in epic cycle ride in aid of charity

Penarth Times: FINISHER: Osian Lewis after the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

8:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A PENARTH man that has battled asthma his entire life has completed an 86 mile bike ride in aid of charity.

Penarth student Highly Commended in art competition

Penarth Times: WINNERS: Spencer Penn and Sami Shah were Highly Commended in the art competition

3:38pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A PENARTH student has been Highly Commended in an art group's competition.

Top marks at Ysgol Bro Morgannwg

Penarth Times: RESULTS: Nai Cwyfan Hughes and Lewis Harrison (9302467)

2:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PUPILS and teachers at Ysgol Gyfan Bro Morgannwg have celebrated an excellent 100 per cent A-level pass rate.

Gannett Foundation grant applications

Penarth Times: Gannett Foundation, parent company of the Penarth Times

12:23pm Thursday 14th August 2014

COULD the Penarth Times' parent company help your charity?

Vicar of Dibley performance set to raise money for little boy

Penarth Times: MOTHERLY LOVE: Fiona Porter-Smith with her two-year-old son Alfie (9180830)

11:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

A PENARTH woman whose son was born with a rare form a cerebral palsy is set to star in a performance of the Vicar of Dibley in a bid to raise money for his treatment.

Work begins repairing swimming pool at Penarth Leisure Centre

Penarth Times: REPAIR WORK: Work has now begun repairing the swimming pool and health suite at Penarth Leisure Centre (9173518)

11:25am Thursday 14th August 2014

PENARTH Leisure Centre’s swimming pool and health suite are edging closer to finally being reopened.

This Day in History Diary Entry, August 13, 1914: Penarth workers and suffragettes react to the beginning of WWI

10:47am Thursday 14th August 2014

PENARTH Town Council have submitted the following entry to the This Day in History diary to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War I:

View from the Assembly with Vaughan Gething

10:31am Thursday 14th August 2014

RECESS usually means catching up on work around the constituency. That hasn't really been the case so far. I've taken two weeks annual leave and not done any kind of work as the local AM. Its been a special time as I've become a Dad for the first time.

Breast cancer survivor set to climb Ben Nevis

Penarth Times: BRAVE: Sian Edwards is set to climb Ben Nevis after battling breast cancer twice (9140507)

8:19am Thursday 14th August 2014

AN INSPIRATIONAL Penarth woman that has battled breast cancer twice in the last two years is set to climb Britain’s highest peak in aid of charity.

Parent's concerns over playground proposals

Penarth Times: VIEW FROM  ABOVE: the playground is located near the Custom House hill (9063581)

10:19pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

VALE Council plans to renovate a Penarth playground into an outdoor fitness facility have been met with opposition from local residents.

Search for volunteer drivers

9:25pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A COMMUNITY council which provides volunteer drivers fears its service could disappear if more people don't come forward to help.

Consultations set to be held over 'community managed' libraries

Penarth Times: PENARTH LIBRARY: The library was built in 1904 (2449958)

9:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE VALE Council has rubber-stamped parts of the controversial Library Strategy that aims to make savings of more than £500,000 per year.

Barclays employees raise £4,500 for Tenovus Cancer Charity

Penarth Times: THREE PEAKS: A team of Barclays employees scaled the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales

8:50pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A TEAM of Barclays employees have scaled the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales in under 24 hours.

Heartbroken widow of former Penarth foundry worker appeals for information after asbestos-related death

Penarth Times: APPEAL: The widow of Ian 'Yano' James is appealing for his former colleagues to come forward with information about his working conditions

8:48pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE heartbroken widow of a former Penarth foundry worker who died from an asbestos-related cancer is appealing to his former colleagues to come forward with any information about the working conditions to help with an investigation into his exposure to the deadly dust.

Was there a dolphin off the coast of Lavernock Point?

Penarth Times:

8:26pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A PENARTH man has spoken of his shock after spotting what he believes was a dolphin playing in the waters off the coast of Lavernock Point.

Survey reveals rural crime cost £2m in Wales in 2013

7:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A SURVEY has revealed that rural crime increased by 5 per cent to an estimated cost of £2million in Wales in 2013.

Penarth Coastguards and fire service warn about 'tombstoning'

Penarth Times: COASTGUARDS: Penarth Coastguards were called out to two young men jumping into Cardiff Docks last week

5:52pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

PENARTH Coastguard has warned about the dangers of ‘tombstoning’ after being called out to two young men jumping into Cardiff Docks.

How to contact the Penarth Times editorial team

5:44pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

IF YOU have a story or sports report you would like to submit for publication in the Penarth Times then please e-mail details to penarthtimes@penarthtimes.co.uk or call our reporter Christopher Seal on 07760 215094.

Stop Smoking Wales search for families to take part in campaign

Penarth Times: Do you want to help the campaign?

5:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

STOP Smoking Wales is looking for families and individuals to share how their lives have been affected by illness caused by smoking. The free NHS smoking cessation support service will be running a marketing campaign with the hope of encouraging the 21 per cent of smokers in Wales to quit.

Crowds flock to popular Vale Agricultural Show

Penarth Times: LAND TRAIN: Transporting visitors around the site (9265231)

4:17pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WITH everything from bee keeping to fairground rides, from giant vegetables to a craft fair, food courts and much, much more - it's no wonder the Vale Agricultural Show once again saw thousands of visitors descend on Fonmon Castle, Barry.

Welsh Water warns against 'wet nominate'

3:01pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WITH the latest internet craze ‘wet nominate’ sweeping the internet, Welsh Water is reminding people not to put their lives at risk by jumping or swimming in reservoirs.

Penarth Ageing Well Club

Penarth Times: DANCE: Members enjoying the Scottish dance session held by the Club

11:10am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PENARTH Ageing Well Club mirror the friendly spirits of the commonwealth games and shake a tail feather or two with the club’s monthly Scottish dance session.

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