7:23pm Friday 19th September 2014
4:49pm Friday 19th September 2014
PENARTH Rotary members and guests were entertained at some length by a consummate salesman recently. John Webb of the well known Crickhowell store gave an interesting and humorous account of events associated with his family’s business.
4:49pm Friday 19th September 2014
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7:14pm Thursday 18th September 2014
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4:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014
PENARTH Youth Action (PYA), the youth council for Penarth, had their annual team day on Saturday, September 13. The day involved laser tag games at Task Force, Penllyn, followed by a barbeque hosted by town councillors at the Kymin Penarth.
3:27pm Thursday 18th September 2014
3:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014
PLANS to prohibit smoking in a car in the presence of children have been welcomed by ASH Wales. The Welsh Government will consult on the plans which have received widespread support with four out of five Welsh adults (79 per cent) now backing the legislation, according to a YouGov survey in 2014.
12:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014
11:55am Thursday 18th September 2014
ONE of Penarth’s proudest glasses wearers is now a step closer to winning Specsavers’ coveted Spectacle Wearer of the Year Award, with a grand prize of £10,000 and a luxury holiday in the Bahamas in his sights.
11:15am Thursday 18th September 2014
EXACTLY 100 years ago this week, the effects the war was having on other countries was clarified for Penarthians as Belgian refugees arrived in the town. The story shows the humanity of Penarth Citizens as they rally to make the refugees feel at home.
9:05am Thursday 18th September 2014
8:25am Thursday 18th September 2014
ONE of Penarth's most dedicated volunteers has retired from her post as a stroke support group organiser after 26 years of tireless service - unfortunatley meaning that the group has had to close until a replacement is found.
7:27am Thursday 18th September 2014
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6:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
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3:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
THE Meggitt Dancers have returned after excitingly waiting for September to come. The recent performance by the Meggitt Dancers saw them raise money for Unicef to help disadvantaged children. Throughout the year the Meggitt Dancers put on performances to raise money for a variety of charities whilst enjoying dancing as well. Unicef was chosen as it would be a fantastic idea for the children to raise money for children.
2:52pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
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7:45pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
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11:49am Tuesday 16th September 2014
THE guest speaker at Sully U3A's September meeting was Dean Powell. He is a guest speaker, journalist, author, broadcaster and vocalist. His prolific workload varies from presenting high-profile engagements in some of the world's largest concert halls to lecturing on the life of Welsh radical, Dr William Price, of whom he is considered the leading expert. Dean gave an enthralling account of William Price's life from his birth in 1800 to his death at the age of 92. William Price trained as a doctor studying at the London Hospital and becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons at the age of 21. He supported Welsh nationalism, wanted to build a Museum of Welsh Life, supported Chartism and was involved with the Druid religion. His achievements were many and various including creating Wales's first co-operative and performing a successful Caesarean operation on Francis Crawshay's wife.
8:08pm Monday 15th September 2014
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2:51pm Sunday 14th September 2014
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5:29pm Friday 12th September 2014
4:11pm Friday 12th September 2014
NEW figures released by Dogs Trust reveal that the numbers of stray and abandoned dogs found have fallen but yet more than a third of Welsh owners will still lose their dogs at least once during the animal’s lifetime.
12:30pm Friday 12th September 2014
ALBERT Primary School, Penarth went to visit the ships at the barrage for the NATO Summit and were delighted to be invited aboard for a special tour of HMS Duncan. Albert Primary is currently studying World War I and thought it would be a great experience for their Year 5 and Year 6 to see the ships. All the staff and pupils enjoyed their experience when they visited on Friday, September 5.
11:04am Friday 12th September 2014
10:01am Friday 12th September 2014
4:17pm Thursday 11th September 2014
3:39pm Thursday 11th September 2014
THE Penarth branch of the Royal Air Forces Association is holding its annual Battle of Britain Thanksgiving and Remembrance service on Sunday, September 14 at the War Memorial, Alexandra Gardens, Penarth at 11.30am.
2:21pm Thursday 11th September 2014
THE British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cymru would like children aged 11 or under to take part in the Bag It. Beat It. poster competition. Children are encouraged to get creative and design their own heart superhero possessing special powers to help fight congenital heart disease.
2:19pm Thursday 11th September 2014
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.
12:17pm Thursday 11th September 2014
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11:26am Thursday 11th September 2014
THREE members of the Paget Rooms Tea Dance group in Penarth were given flowers to celebrate their birthdays. They were Mrs Bernice Davies 94 years, Mrs Iris Mills 101 years and Mrs Sheila Evans who is 80 years old.