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

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. 

Llantwit Welcomes Major Pride

This weekend, Llantwit Major welcomed the arrival of the first ever Pride event in the Vale of Glamorgan with residents and businesses from across the community getting involved.

Dog Walkers & Vale Council work together with Vale MP

Dog walkers and Vale Council are working closely together to meet the challenge to ensure that dog mess is cleaned up and there are sensible measures as a result of an intervention by Alun Cairns MP.

Contribution from Alun Cairns MP Helps NSPCC Cymru Hit £2m Milestone

VALE MP, Alun Cairns has pushed NSPCC’s fundraising for the year, raised through the Wales Appeal Board, over the £2 million mark through his efforts at the London Marathon in April. The Wales Appeal Board has set a target to raise £3 million over three years.

Quacking Day Out at Annual Race

Local MP, Alun Cairns, attended Barry Rotary Club’s Annual Duck Race in the Knap Gardens, Barry last weekend. He was amongst hundreds of locals who took to the Knap Lake to make the most of the great weather and family entertainment on offer.