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Feedback on Re-Opening of Barry Cemetery

Following the announcement that Barry Cemetery would re-open on Monday 4th May, Barry Town Council have assessed the success of the opening in terms of the number of visitors and whether visitors adhered to the rules.

Barry Cemetery Re-Opened

The decision by the local authority to close cemeteries has been an incredibly difficult one and has impacted many families across the Vale of Glamorgan. I have been inundated with requests for cemeteries in the Vale to re-open and following continued communication with Barry Town Council, I am p

Our Teachers & Pupils Need Support

Vale MP Alun Cairns has called on Estyn and the Welsh Government to help schools and teachers with greater clarification on how they should be managing the workload through the Coronavirus pandemic.

Major Budget Boost for Wales

In yesterday’s Budget announcement, Wales received a significant cash boost for spending to support key public services like health and education and to keep our economy growing.

Upgrade Confirmed for Llantwit Train Station

Vale MP Alun Cairns has received confirmation from the Secretary of State for Transport that Llantwit Major train station will be included in the UK Government’s £300m Access for All programme.

Local MP welcomes HRH Prince of Wales to the Vale

Prince Charles arrival at Aston Martin in St Athan market the latest stage of a major success of the Vale attracting such a prestigious manufacturer, according to local MP, Alun Cairns. Mr Cairns who played a part in the negotiations said that he was delighted that the Price of Wales came to see

Local MP furious by Council Tax increases of 43% since 2010

Ahead of this week’s crucial vote in the Vale of Glamorgan Council on the next year’s Council Tax rate, figures have been released which highlight the shocking escalation of charges on residents by the Local Authority.