Recognising Those Working for the Community over Christmas

Column in the Barry & District News by Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP

At this time of year, it’s important to recognise the hard work and dedication of the many voluntary groups in our community. Over the Christmas period, while many others will enjoy a break from hectic work lives, volunteers continue to provide the help and services that they do throughout the year.

Vale MP Welcomes First Pride Event

Column in the Glamorgan GEM by Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP:

Last weekend I was delighted to attend the first Major Pride event in Llantwit Major.  This was the very first Pride event to take place in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Standing Up for Vale Dog Owners

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


Many readers will be aware of the anger and frustration many of us felt over some restrictions proposed on dog owners in order to help prevent dog fouling.