Local News

Local MP welcomes reduction in the charge on the sale of park homes

Vale of Glamorgan MP, Alun Cairns has welcomed the announcement from the Welsh Government that there is to a reduction in the commission paid by park home owners such as in Ham Manor Park in Llantwit Major.  At present, park home owners are required to pay up to a 10% commission to the site owner

Vale of Glamorgan MP supports local business

Local MP, Alun Cairns has confirmed with the management at the Costcutter store on Merthyr Dyfan Road that the store will remain open in spite of their decision to remove the Post Office facility. 

Alun Cairns MP supports the Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival

Local MP, Alun Cairns, is encouraging local residents to get involved with the ninth Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival.  The event kicks off this Tuesday with walks from 1.5 to 8 miles around the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan.  There are different start times, locations and terrains so the program

Local MP champions litter pick up in Ogmore by Sea

Vale of Glamorgan MP, Alun Cairns, arranged one of over 1000 Plastic Litter Pick Ups last Saturday.  Mr Cairns’ pick up along the Ogmore River highlighted the issues of plastic waste with many bags of mostly plastic bottles being collected along the river bank.  The “Great Plastic Pick Up” was or

Alun Cairns MP appointed to Secretary of State for Wales

Alun Cairns was today (19 March) appointed as Secretary of State for Wales and immediately promised to continue working with communities, businesses and the Welsh Government to deliver a package for the whole of Wales.

Vale MP Secures Halving of Severn Bridge Tolls

Vale MP Alun Cairns has welcomed the news that Severn Bridge tolls will be reduced by half following an announcement by the Chancellor George Osborne. Mr Cairns says the positive impact on residents of the Vale will be noticeable – as many who cross the bridge on a daily basis for work or business purposes. The toll will be reduced from 2018, with the current cost at £6.60, meaning the cost of crossing could be more than halved