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Former St Cyres pupil terrified by IS fighter classmate

Following reports that Aseel Muthana, a terrorist who left South Wales to join IS, has been found alive in a prison in northern Syria by British journalists, his former schoolmates have spoken about their fear and disgust that some have called for his return.

Major Boost for Barry's Broadband Speeds

Home of Gavin and Stacey the latest location in Wales to get fastest broadband speeds in the UK

Major boost for Barry as thousands of homes and businesses to become among first to benefit from multi-million pound Openreach investment

Barry Pride & Support for Charities

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

This month, Barry welcomed its first ever Pride event which it was a pleasure to attend and show my support for, along with my friend and colleague Cllr Leighton Rowlands.

MP Engages with Public on Brexit

Vale MP Alun Cairns has held his second public meeting on Brexit in as many weeks, giving constituents the opportunity to discuss the latest developments and allow for a question and answer session.

UK Government welcomes INEOS Automotive investment to Bridgend site

Announcement to create up to 500 jobs is a ‘clear demonstration’ of confidence in UK economy

The UK Government has welcomed news that INEOS Automotive will assemble up to 25,000 of its new Projekt Grenadier SUV vehicles per year at the Brocastle site in Bridgend.

On Patrol with Barry Police

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

Our local Police Officers do a fantastic job.  I say this not out of blind support but from experience in shadowing the response team on a busy night in Barry some weeks ago. 

Vale MP Launches Annual Pub Competition

Alun Cairns MP has launched his annual Parliamentary Pub of the Year competition, with eleven pubs from across the Vale competing for the 2019 title.

Vale MP Supports Community Dementia Initiative

A dementia scheme developed by a local PCSO, Serena James, aimed at protecting the most vulnerable people in society has been championed by Vale MP Alun Cairns, who has called on the Chief Constable of South Wales Police to roll it out across the area.