Penarth Town Council refuses to change Welsh language policy

Penarth Times: YOUTH CLUB: Penarth's Vale Youth Service hopes to move to West House (4357669)

1:10pm Friday 31st October 2014

PENARTH Town Council has refused to change its Welsh language policy on the grounds that it would not make sound business sense.

Councillors clash over library cuts

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

11:16am Friday 31st October 2014

PENARTH councillors clashed during a heated debate over proposed changes to the library service last night, October 30.

Appeal for witnesses after motorist flees three-car crash

Penarth Times: DAMAGE: One of the cars that was involved in the collision

5:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A PENARTH family are appealing for witnesses after they were involved in a three-car collision that caused thousands of pounds of damage.

Sea Cadets quiz town council

Penarth Times: SEA CADETS: Town Mayor Dr Martin Turner with Lt. (SCC) Trevor Harris Commanding Officer and Penarth Sea Cadets S Biundo, C Adney and N Hills (aged between 14-16 years old)

10:44am Thursday 30th October 2014

PENARTH Sea Cadets have been given a rare insight into the inner workings of the town council

View from Westminster – Stephen Doughty MP

9:36am Thursday 30th October 2014

UNUSUALLY this week I wanted to write about a devolved issue – one that affects all our lives – the NHS.

Dinas Powys residents oppose Post Office move

Penarth Times: POST OFFICE: Plans have been mooted to move the Murch Post Office to McColl's newsagents (12039778)

8:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

DINAS Powys residents have opposed plans to move the Murch Post Office to a nearby newsagent.

Masquerade Ball raises record breaking amount for Teenage Cancer Trust

Penarth Times: PARTY: The Masquerade Ball raised more than £16,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust

8:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DINAS Powys woman has helped raise a record breaking amount for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Council merger deadline looms - What does it mean for the Vale?

Penarth Times: MERGER: Will the Vale of Glamorgan council merge with Cardiff City Council? (11961175)

8:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

WITH the deadline for responses looming at the end of November, the Vale council has just four weeks to decide on whether they can or will be proposing a voluntary merger with another council.

Protestors slam speeding motorists and demand pedestrian crossings

Penarth Times: SPEEDING PROTEST: Campaigners relaunched the '20's Plenty for Penarth' campaign earlier this week (12090632)

6:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

PLASSEY Street residents have relaunched the ‘20 is Plenty for Penarth’ campaign and called for motorists to slow down on one of the main roads in the town.

Drug dealer jailed for more than a year

9:04pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PENARTH man has been jailed for more than a year for dealing drugs.

Estate agent staff 'wear it pink' in support of breast cancer fundraising

Penarth Times: WEAR IT PINK: Alison Hajilambi, who has battled breast cancer, works at ACJ estate agents in Penarth (11983671)

12:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

STAFF from a Penarth estate agents have rallied around to show their support for a colleague that has battled breast cancer by wearing pink to work.

Speed warning signs to be installed on Cardiff Road

11:54am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SPEED warning signs are set to be installed on the main road linking Dinas Powys to Barry.

X Factor singers get into Hallowe'en spirit at children's hospice

Penarth Times: HALLOWEEN: The X Factor singers The Brooks visited Ty Hafan on Tuesday morning (12052969)

5:28pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

X FACTOR singers The Brooks got into the Hallowe’en spirit by carving pumpkins at the Ty Hafan children’s hospice on Tuesday morning (October 28).

Drainage system aims to tackle flooding of Ash Path

Penarth Times: WORK: Piping is currently being laid on Aberdovery Close in Dinas Powys (12042719)

4:21pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

WORK has begun to improve drainage and tackle flooding on the Ash Path that links Dinas Powys to Penarth.

Penarth Town Council considers twinning with towns in Eastern Europe

Penarth Times: PLAQUE: Penarth has been twinned with St Pol de Leon since 1966, but the town council is now considering twinning with towns in Eastern Europe (11716370)

2:53pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PENARTH Town Council is considering forming a network with three towns in Eastern Europe in a bid to apply for funding of up to €150,000.

Teacher inspired by Dylan Thomas writing shed publishes children's book

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SULLY Primary School teacher inspired by the work of Dylan Thomas has published her own children's book.

No flour or eggs sold to under 16s during Hallowe'en

Penarth Times: WARNING: This poster will be on display in shops this Hallowe'en (12013250)

11:32am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE in the Vale of Glamorgan are working with shop owners to prevent the sale of eggs and flour to young people during the Halloween period.

Dinas Powys bridge campaign backed by leader of Welsh Conservatives

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9:23am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A DINAS Powys councillor who has fought a long campaign for the replacement of a key bridge into the village has been backed by the leader of the Welsh Conservatives.

Penarth opticians call for Christmas gifts

Penarth Times: APPEAL: Specsavers in Penarth is taking part in the Operation Christmas Child appeal (11999353)

8:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN opticians in Penarth is hoping to make the dreams of disadvantaged children come true by collecting shoeboxes of gifts for the Operation Christmas Child appeal.

Dinas Powys pub relaunched after £50,000 makeover

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4:54pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE CROSS Keys Inn in Dinas Powys is celebrating its reopening after a revamp with a range of events.

Fire service gears up for firework season

Penarth Times: PUMPKINS: The fire service is gearing up for Hallowe'en this weekend (Pic: David Cheskin/PA Wire)

4:51pm Monday 27th October 2014

SOUTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) are working with the communities and online watch schemes across South Wales to ensure that neighbourhoods stay safe during this year’s firework season of Hallowe'en and Bonfire Night.

St Cyres School boosted by education watchdog decision

Penarth Times: RESULTS: St Cyres School is celebrating its best ever GCSE results (9547920)

2:29pm Monday 27th October 2014

ST CYRES School has been boosted by the education watchdog Estyn deciding that the school no longer requires monitoring.

Penarth lifeboat called out to rescue fishing boat

Penarth Times: LAUNCH:  Reader Geoff Francis sent in this photograph of the Penarth Lifeboat being launched on Saturday, September 21, to aid a yacht in difficulty. The launch of the lifeboat took place during a successful rowing regatta

11:22am Monday 27th October 2014

PENARTH lifeboat crew towed a stranded fishing boat to safety in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Only Boys Aloud member drafted in to launch Dinas Powys church choir

Penarth Times: NEW CHOIR: Revd Andrew James and choirmaster James Bingham with the empty choir stalls waiting to be filled

3:53pm Saturday 25th October 2014

ONE OF the leading members of Only Boys Aloud has been drafted in to help set up a new church choir in Dinas Powys.

Former school site to be sold off for mixed use development

Penarth Times: BEFORE: The St Cyres School site in Dinas Powys on its last day before it was demolished (Pic: Annalise Bolt/Dinas Powys Pictures)

4:48pm Friday 24th October 2014

MARKETING agents have been appointed to sell off the former St Cyres School site in Dinas Powys for a mixed use development.

Axe wielding Dinas Powys man jailed for 14 months

Penarth Times: IN THE COURTS: Lewis Rhys Williams appeared at Cardiff Crown Court (11905369)

3:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DINAS Powys man accused of terrorising his own mother with a pick axe handle has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment

Sex offender spared prison for breaching order

Penarth Times: IN THE COURTS: Lewis Rhys Williams appeared at Cardiff Crown Court (11905369)

2:27pm Friday 24th October 2014

A REGISTERED sex offender that stayed in the same house as a person under the age of 18 has been spared prison.

Former Penarth schoolboys reach quarter-finals of debating competition

Penarth Times: DEBATE: Elena Morgan, English teacher at Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg, Dafydd, Jordan and two of the competition judges

11:49am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO FORMER Penarth schoolboys have successfully argued their way through to the quarter-finals of a debating competition.

Centenary commemoration programme launched after Penarth park is chosen as first Centenary Field

Penarth Times: Ken Skates AM (second left), deputy minister for culture, sport and tourism, launched the commemorative programme in Wales earlier this week

8:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE programme that saw a Penarth park chosen as Wales' first Centenary Field was officially launched earlier this week.

Triple SOS from Penarth Operatic and Dramatic Society

Penarth Times: APPEAL: Penarth Operatic & Dramatic Society is appealing for backstage helpers (1857459)

6:12pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BACKSTAGE members are urgently needed for wardrobe, ‘props’ and scenery by the Penarth Operatic & Dramatic Society (PODS)..

Penarth Town Council challenges refusal to remove tree

Penarth Times: ROOT OF THE PROBLEM: Councillors are concerned the tree is causing damage to the path, drains and structure of the building(11718922)

11:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PENARTH Town Council is set to challenge the Vale Council’s refusal to remove a tree outside West House as councillors believe it poses a risk to the path and structure of the building.

Christmas Festival brochure set to be translated into Welsh after bilingual complaints

Penarth Times: LANGUAGE ROW: The Christmas Festival brochure is set to be translated into Welsh

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE PENARTH Town Council Christmas Festival brochure is set to be translated into Welsh after two complaints that the Summer Festival brochure wasn’t bilingual.

Streetlights set to be switched off across the Vale

Penarth Times: CONCERNS: Street lighting campaigner, Simon Nicholas wants the Vale Council to re-consider its lights strategy  (11812097)

9:53am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VALE residents will be plunged into darkness after cabinet members agreed lights will go out from midnight to 6am throughout the county.

View from Westminster – Stephen Doughty MP

9:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AS many readers will know, I have been a lifelong Cardiff City fan.

Family plea for photos to be returned after house burglary

Penarth Times: DEVASTATED: Parents Sarah and Grant Robson with their six-month-old daughter Olivia (11807115)

8:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PENARTH family has appealed for priceless photos of their first born baby to be returned after their house was “ransacked” by thieves.

Family set for long walk in aid of Special Care Baby Unit

Penarth Times: HAPPY FAMILY: (from left) Tom, Nathaniel, Esther, Rob and Angharad are set to walk from Penarth to Bridgend in aid of the Special Care Baby Unit at the Princess of Wales Hospital(11803251)

7:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PENARTH family are set to walk to the Special Care Baby Unit in Bridgend to raise money for the hospital that cared for their son after he was born nine weeks prematurely.

View from the Senedd – Vaughan Gething AM

7:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Credit Union Day took place last week. It is a day to reflect upon the credit union movement’s achievements and its future. The Welsh Government has a proud record of support for credit unions and has invested significant sums of money in the sector to support the most financially excluded members of society. Access to credit unions is a way of saving money and an alternative source of credit. Credit unions feature strongly in the Tackling Poverty Action Plan and form part of the Welsh Labour Government’s response to mitigating the impact of the UK Government’s Welfare Reform.

Prezzo plans thrown into doubt as Vale Council 'mindful to refuse' application

Penarth Times: RESTAURANT: Prezzo has applied for a premises licence to sell alcohol and late night refreshment (9946673)

7:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PLANS for the Italian restaurant Prezzo to open in Penarth town centre have been thrown into doubt.

Penarth playwright pens The Ugly Duckling adaptation

8:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PENARTH playwright has written a heart-warming adaptation of The Ugly Duckling that is set to tour across Wales.

Local author's book charts Cardiff City's 'roller-coaster ride' across Europe

Penarth Times: BOOK: From Tashkent with Love charts Cardiff City's European campaigns between 1964 and 1993

6:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PENARTH-based author has published a book about Cardiff City Football Club's "roller-coaster ride" across Europe on the 50th anniversary of the club's very first European campaign.

Date with Vale view

Penarth Times: FEBRUARY: Penarth Pier. PHOTO: Callum Hamilton

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CALENDAR depicting scenes from the Vale is aiming to gain widespread Penarth appeal.

Councillor calls for more polling stations

Penarth Times: Polling station sign up outside St Laurence's Church in Stroud on Thursday        SSS787H10 (7866998)

2:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PENARTH councillor has accused the Vale Council of failing to serve the elderly and infirm by refusing to change the locations of polling stations in the ward he represents.

First Youth Mayors for the Vale elected

Penarth Times: ELECTION: AM Jane Hutt, Youth Mayor Tom Chandler, Deputy Mayor Emily Peters and Councillor Stuart Egan

1:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE first Youth Mayor and Deputy have been elected in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Eleven arrested following CCTV monitoring

1:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan led to 11 arrests issued last week.

Penarth Leisure Centre swimming pool set to reopen this weekend

Penarth Times: REOPENING: Penarth Leisure Centre is set to reopen the swimming pool

1:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE swimming pool at Penarth Leisure Centre is set to reopen this weekend - eight months after it was closed due to fire damage.

Spot checks reveal no systemic concerns over patient care

12:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

UNANNOUNCED spot checks to test standards of care in district general hospitals across Wales have found “no systemic issues of concern” a report published on October 16 has revealed.

St Cyres students celebrate bursary awards

Penarth Times: WINNERS: Two of the St Cyres students that have been awarded a Nuffield Bursary

11:53am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THREE St Cyres students have beaten off more than 200 applicants to be awarded a Nuffield Bursary.

Savills appointed to market St Paul's Church

Penarth Times: ON THE MARKET: Savills has been appointed to find a new occupier for St Paul's Church

3:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE VALE Council has appointed estate agents Savills to find a new occupier for St Paul's Church in Penarth.

Design your dream home for Christmas

Penarth Times: TOP PRIZE: If chosen, one child will win this lovely Lego Creator Home

2:37pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PERSIMMON Homes Wales are calling on all children to use their imagination to design their ‘Dream Home for Christmas’.

HMRC warns taxpayers to be vigilant over emails

10:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HMRC are warning taxpayers about phishing emails, after almost 75,000 fake emails were reported over the last six months.

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