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100 Children Lay 100 Wreaths for WWI Centenary

ONE HUNDRED children from across the Vale have joined together to take part in a 100 wreaths commemoration at Barry Memorial Hall, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the First World War’s end.

More Than Half a BILLION for Wales in Chancellor’s Budget

Wales will benefit from over half a billion pounds in additional funding for the Welsh Government, as well as £120 million for a North Wales Growth Deal, the Chancellor has announced in the Budget today.
This year’s Budget is a result of the UK government’s balanced approach to the country’s finances, meaning the Welsh Government will have more spending power, while keeping taxes low and debt falling.

Alun Cairns Joins Campaigners at Schnauzerfest

Vale MP, Alun Cairns, joined passionate animal rights campaigners at Schnauzerfest on Barry Island at the weekend to discuss working together to secure greater protection for dogs in Wales.

Alun Launches Thank You Boards at Barry Library

Thank You Message Boards have been launched at Barry Library, Kings Square, by Alun Cairns MP and the Royal British Legion. The boards will be in place for the month ahead as we approach the Centenary of the end of the First World War.

Caring Trio Supported by Vale MP

Vale care workers, who have been nominated for awards at the 2018 Wales Care Awards, have received the backing of local MP Alun Cairns. Three carers from College Fields Nursing Home in Barry have been put forward in different categories, all reaching the final.

Public Vote Crowns Tynewydd as Pub of the Year!

Tynewydd, Barry, has been crowned as the Vale of Glamorgan’s Parliamentary Pub of the Year after a public vote where pub-goers voted for their favourite pub across the Vale.

Votes Needed for High Street Bid

Cowbridge traders are calling on the community to come together to support the High Street’s nomination in the Great British High Street Awards.

Toll-free Crossings date brought forward to 17 December

Following the commitment made by the Prime Minister Theresa May, Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns has confirmed that all tolls will be scrapped with free flow traffic on the Prince of Wales bridge and the original Severn Crossing between Wales and England ahead of schedule on 17 December