Save the Glamorgan Gem

Please join the campaign to Save the Glamorgan Gem!

On Tuesday 4th August, Tindle Newspapers confirmed their plans to close the Glamorgan Gem.

Commenting on the news, Vale MP Alun Cairns said:


Barry Athletic Cricket Club, one of Wales’ oldest cricket clubs, welcomed the beginning of their 130th cricket season with a T20 Macey cup game against South Wales Sri Lankans.

Barry Athletic's NHS Support & the Vale's Parking Restrictions

Column in the Barry & District News by Alun Cairns MP:

Firstly, I want to highlight a fantastic fundraising initiative by Barry Athletic Cricket Club (based on Barry Island) in support of the NHS following the vital role they have played throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Playpark Delivered

Local Councillors, Vince Bailey and Leighton Rowlands, have confirmed that the upgrade of the Highlight Park playground has now been completed, following a campaign by residents which has run since 2017.

Testing NHS Staff

Column in the Barry & District News by Alun Cairns MP:

Formation of Trade and Agriculture Commission

Please see below a joint letter from Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade & President of the Board of Trade and Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on the formation of a Trade and Agriculture Commission.

Update on Ogmore-by-Sea Disturbance

Following last night's events at Ogmore-by-Sea, I have sent the letter below to local residents about the latest action to tackle this situation:


Dear Resident,