Penarth Pier Pavilion scoops Project of the Year at prestigious RICS awards

Penarth Times: VENTURE INSIDE: Penarth Pier Pavilion (3799827)

10:42am Monday 20th October 2014

PENARTH Pier Pavilion has won Project of the Year at an awards ceremony celebrating the most inspirational building developments.

School's Harvest Festival raises money for Vale Foodbank

Penarth Times: HARVEST FESTIVAL: Pupils from Cogan Primary School with Mike Grove, treasurer of the Vale Foodbank, and school head teacher Mrs Sibert

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

PUPILS from Cogan Primary School have raised more than £100 for the Vale Foodbank.

Penarth RFC pays tribute to Herbert George Norman

Penarth Times: TRIBUTE: The late Herbert G Norman of Penarth RFC (left) and his former opponent Mikey Steele-Bodger – the President of the Barbarians

9:38am Monday 20th October 2014

PENARTH RFC is saddened to announce the death of its oldest player, Herbert George Norman, who died last week a few months short of his 100th birthday.

School admissions now available online

Penarth Times: OPEN DAY: Stanwell School is set to hold an Open Day on October 21

9:28am Monday 20th October 2014

APPLICATIONS for pupils starting in Year Seven in September 2015 in the Vale of Glamorgan can now be submitted online.

Town Mayor launches artists display at jewellers

Penarth Times: OFFICIAL OPENING: Penarth Town Mayor Councillor Martin Turner at the official opening of DesignerMakers@Rowley’s

10:05am Sunday 19th October 2014

PENARTH Town Mayor Councillor Martin Turner officially opened the town centre's newest retail attraction at Rowley’s The Jewellers on Glebe Street earlier this month.

Blood samples set to be delivered to University Hospital Llandough by bike

Penarth Times: TRANSPORT: Bikes are set to deliver blood samples to University Hospital Llandough

4:42pm Saturday 18th October 2014

RIDERS from Blood Bikes Wales are now delivering samples of blood to the likes of University Hospital Llandough.

Local community project get National Lottery funding

10:47am Saturday 18th October 2014

NATIONAL Lottery funding has supported a number of community based projects across Wales with a share of the £279,724 being awarded under the latest round of the Awards for All small grants programme.

Public views sought on future of Vale libraries

Penarth Times: CONSULTATIONT: Barry library

11:33am Friday 17th October 2014

NOW is your chance to have your say on the future of libraries in the Vale.

Diabetes meeting

9:41am Friday 17th October 2014

A TALK on nutrition and physical exercise in diabetes will be on the agenda at the Vale of Glamorgan Diabetes UK Voluntary group’s next meeting.

State of the art Penarth Learning Community school development offically opened

Penarth Times: PENARTH LEARNING COMMUNITY: Ysgol y Deri on the left and St Cyres on the right of the development (11593067)

5:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE LONG-AWAITED £48million Penarth Learning Community development was branded “the best school in the whole of the UK” when it was officially opened earlier this morning.

Voting for the first Youth Mayor has begun

Penarth Times: CANDIDATES: Emily Peters and Tom Chandler are the two candidates to become the first Youth Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan

4:12pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO candidates will be going head to head to as voting begins to become the first Youth Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan.

Bowler appeals for backing before heading Down Under

Penarth Times: WINNER: Emma Woodcock has been crowned national singles champion

4:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A PENARTH bowler who has been crowned national singles champion is appealing for sponsorship so she can take part in a Champion of Champions event in Australia.

Teachers International Consultancy cuts ribbon for expanded business – in Penarth and New Zealand

Penarth Times: OFFICIAL OPENING: Teachers International Consultancy held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new offices in Avon House in Penarth last week

3:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PENARTH-based Teachers International Consultancy celebrated the opening of its new expansive office in Avon House last week.

Book festival welcomes Chris Bryant MP

1:45pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CHRIS Bryant MP will be making an appearance at the Cowbridge Book Festival on Friday, October 24 to present his latest book Parliament – The Biography Volume II: Reform.

Town council launches Penarth Young Citizen Award

Penarth Times: AWARD: Town Mayor Cllr Martin Turner has given his backing to the award

12:48pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A PENARTH Young Citizen Award has been launched by the town council in a bid to recognise the achievements of children and young people.

Penarth community rallies round to support refugees and soldiers in World War One

Penarth Times: TREASURE TROVE: Marion Avon with her father-in-law Ivanhoe Avon's souvenirs from the First World War (8008261)

12:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PENARTH Town Council has researched into this week's This Day in History diary entry, which looks back on how Penarth was affected on the homefront and the frontline during World War One.

Councillors warn of traffic chaos around former school site

Penarth Times: SCHOOL: The former St Cyres school site in Dinas Powys is set to be marketed by the Vale Council

10:43am Thursday 16th October 2014

DINAS POWYS councillors have warned that any housing development on the former St Cyres school site would cause traffic chaos in the village.

Cardiff council to begin negotiations over merger plans

Penarth Times: MERGER: The Vale council have twice rejected a proposed merger with Cardiff council

9:43am Thursday 16th October 2014

CARDIFF council have agreed to attempt to negotiate a merger with the Vale of Glamorgan council, a move twice rejected by the Vale.

Parents thank hospital staff for saving newborn's life

Penarth Times: PROUD PARENTS: Marc and Bethan Durkin with their baby Rhiannon Louise Durkin (11493844)

7:43am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO RELIEVED parents have praised the work of maternity staff at Llandough and University Hospital of Wales for saving the life of their first child after she was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck three times.

View from Westminster – Stephen Doughty MP

6:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

I’M very pleased to see the UK now rightfully deciding to play a much bigger role in the fight against Ebola.

Former Penarth schoolboy set to climb Mount Everest in aid of Help for Heroes

Penarth Times: MILITARY FUTURE: James Di Angelo, pictured with the head teacher of Westbourne School Kenneth Underhill, is set to join the Royal Marines

9:32pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A FORMER Penarth schoolboy has set his sights on climbing Mount Everest before embarking on a career in the Royal Marines.

Razzle Dazzle's “The Wizard of Oz” review

Penarth Times: PERFORMANCE: Razzle Dazzle on stage in the Wizard of Oz

7:52pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Paget Rooms in Penarth were transformed into the magical land of Oz courtesy of the rainbow-coloured array of talent of Razzle Dazzle theatre school last month. The Barry Island based performance group, whose players range from age three to age 16 chose the L Frank Baum classic story for their first full-length production.

Penarth pizza outlet promotes Poppy Appeal

Penarth Times: DISPLAY: Pizza Pronto has been covered with poppies

2:27pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A PENARTH pizza outlet has been covered with poppies in a bid to raise money for the annual Poppy Appeal.

Get ready for winter with Age Cymru

Penarth Times: Elderly urged to take care of themselves this winter (11394222)

9:04am Wednesday 15th October 2014

AGE Cymru is encouraging Wales’ over 50s to get ready this winter with their campaign ‘Keep Well This Winter’.

Negotiations to replace vital Dinas Powys bridge with junction edge closer

Penarth Times: REPAIRS: Cross Common bridge will be renovated at a cost of £550k

8:02am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE VALE Council has begun negotiations with a landowner near Cross Common Bridge in a bid to create a new junction on one of the main roads into Dinas Powys

Breastfriends meet

7:44am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BREASTFRIENDS will hold their monthly meeting at Barry library this Friday, October 17.

Penarth lawyer jailed for 12 years for his part in £30million mortgage scam

Penarth Times: INS News Agency Ltd...13/10/2014*************** Picture by Kerry Davies ***************Mortgage Scam.Four men have been jailed for a total of 34 years for their part in a mortgage scam which netted more than £30 million pounds across the Home Counti

3:33pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A PENARTH lawyer has been jailed for 12 years for his part in a £30 million mortgage scam that involved taking out multiple bogus mortgages on strangers' homes.

Town Mayor's quiz night won by the Famous Five

Penarth Times: WINNERS: Penarth Town Mayor Cllr Martin Turner with the winning team, the Famous Five

2:34pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE ANNUAL Town Mayor's quiz night raised more than £400 for charity.

WWI event set for this weekend

10:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

PENARTH Town Council is holding a commemorative event to mark the centenary of World War One at West House this weekend.

Cobbler thanks customers for support in half marathon

Penarth Times: FINISHED: Mike and Alex Spencer after completing the Cardiff Half Marathon

9:26am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A PENARTH trader that battled through 13.1miles in the Cardiff Half Marathon has thanked all his customers for their support.

Conference held to confront issues facing veterans

Penarth Times: CONFERENCE: (from left) Dr Neil Kitchener, NHS Wales, Superintendent Danny Richards, British Legion Outreach Officer Ty Harrison, Phil Jones, the British Legion’s Wales area manager and ACC Jon Stratford

9:04am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A SPECIALLY organised seminar aimed at raising awareness of the difficulties some ex-servicemen and women experience after leaving the forces was held at Cardiff City Stadium last week.

COURT: Dinas pensioner accused of murdering neighbour with hammer

Penarth Times:

5:08pm Monday 13th October 2014

A 73-year-old man has appeared at Cardiff Crown Court accused of murdering his neighbour with a hammer at their Dinas Powys sheltered housing complex.

Runner's marathon effort raises RAF charity cash

Penarth Times: Martin Wade at the finish line at Cardiff Half Marathon (11415410)

4:05pm Monday 13th October 2014

A DINAS POWYS runner has raised cash for an RAF charity after running the Cardiff Half Marathon carrying a 30lb pack.

Selfless woman celebrates MBE with family

Penarth Times: HONOUR: Mair Prker with her son Jonathan at Castle Avenue Day Centre (11288339)

1:03pm Monday 13th October 2014

A SULLY woman who has spent her life caring for others has chosen to celebrate being awarded an MBE with her close family.

Teachers tackle Taff Trail in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust

Penarth Times: CYCLE CHALLENGE: 14 teachers from Stanwell School are set to tackle the Taff Trail to Pontypridd and back in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

11:49am Monday 13th October 2014

TEACHERS from Stanwell School are set to cycle to Pontypridd and back in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Stanwell School set to hold Open Day

Penarth Times: OPEN DAY: Stanwell School is set to hold an Open Day on October 21

11:49am Monday 13th October 2014

THIS YEAR’S Stanwell School Open Day is set to be held on Tuesday, October 21.

Teacher strike suspended at Stanwell School

Penarth Times:

12:04pm Monday 13th October 2014

STANWELL School will be open as usual this week after industrial action from trade unions was suspended.

Anti-fracking protest

11:41am Monday 13th October 2014

PROTESTORS attended a rally coordinated by Friends of the Earth Cymru with Frack Free Wales.

The Apprentice star Alex Mills backs homeless awareness campaign

Penarth Times: THE APPRENTICE: Alex Mills has given his backing to the Life Begins at Home campaign

2:42pm Friday 10th October 2014

A CAMPAIGN highlighting the many reasons why vulnerable people become homeless has been backed by The Apprentice star Alex Mills.

Penarth Pier and local builders win industry awards

Penarth Times: AWARD: Penarth Pier has won a building award

9:56am Friday 10th October 2014

PENARTH Pier and a local building company have both scooped top industry awards.

Pensioner charged with murdering his neighbour in Dinas Powys

Penarth Times: MURDER: Fairoaks Sheltered Accomodation, Dinas Powys (11316871)

5:16pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN ELDERLY man arrested yesterday following an incident in Dinas Powys has been charged with murdering his neighbour.

Murder investigation launched in Dinas Powys

Penarth Times: CRIME SCENE: Police cordoned off the area on Wednesday morning (11299148)

1:46pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A MURDER investigation has been launched by South Wales Police after an incident at Fairoaks sheltered accommodation in Dinas Powys yesterday morning.

Plans for new nuclear reactor 14 miles from Barry approved

Penarth Times: APPROVED: Plans for the Hinkley Point C reactor at Somerset (11249573)

2:15pm Thursday 9th October 2014

APPROVAL has been given for a £16billion nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point, Somerset just 14 miles across the Bristol Channel from Barry Island.

Minister Announces £153 million for the Vale

Penarth Times: CB 17.9.09  Leighton Andrews  (10272438)

2:13pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council will receive funding totalling £152,507 million from the Welsh Government in 2015/16, a 3.4 per cent decrease on last year's settlement.

Spiral staircase set to be removed from Penarth Pier Pavilion

Penarth Times: PLANS: How the cafe could look with the stairs removed an replaced with a deli counter

1:04pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE SPIRAL staircase in the Penarth Pier Pavilion is set to be removed due to congestion problems in the cafe area.

Protestors call for Dinas Powys pedestrian crossing

Penarth Times: PROTEST: Campaigners waved placards calling for a pedestrian crossing on Murch Road (11237049)

11:05am Thursday 9th October 2014

DINAS Powys residents have launched a fresh campaign for a pedestrian controlled crossing on Murch Road.

Local writer encourages children to read ahead of Book Festival

Penarth Times: DRAGON: Penarth writer Dan Anthony has written ‘The Dragon and the Daisy’ which is available online to read

10:27am Thursday 9th October 2014

AS PENARTH’S Book Festival nears, local author Dan Anthony has lent his support to an UK-wide reading campaign to get all 11 year olds reading well by 2025.

Special school teachers shave their heads in support of breast cancer

Penarth Times: HEAD SHAVE: (left and right) Diane Kelland and Catherine Mumford, with Julia Elliot, had their heads shaved in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign (11159537)

8:03am Thursday 9th October 2014

TWO TEACHERS from a Penarth special school showed their support for a parent who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer by having their heads shaved in aid of charity.

Residents demand more buses to the seafront

Penarth Times: WE NEED BUSES: Local residents have demanded more buses for the seafront (11252205)

1:02am Thursday 9th October 2014

FRUSTRATED residents have demanded more buses to the seafront as they feel cut off from the rest of the town.

Police cordon off Dinas Powys retirement home

Penarth Times:

2:01pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SOUTH Wales Police are investigating an incident that occurred at Fairoaks sheltered housing in Dinas Powys earlier this morning.



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