Barry Small Business Saturday a Success

Small business Saturday was a great success in Barry, according to local MP Alun Cairns and small shop keepers. The Vale MP has been promoting Small Business Saturday for several weeks and the whole initiative came together last weekend with an extra boost to trade.

Employment figures for the Vale are welcomed

Vale MP Alun Cairns has welcomed the latest fall in unemployment here in the Vale of Glamorgan shown in figures published in November by the Office for National Statistics.

Alun Cairns - Christmas Message

I always feel privileged to be the MP for the Vale of Glamorgan but I am especially reminded how fortunate I am at this time of year. Over the last few weeks I have been able to meet and get involved with a whole host of community groups that have made a difference to the quality of life for so many.

Fire at Vale Business Park

Responding to the large fire on the Siteserve site at the Vale Business Park, Llandow, local MP, Alun Cairns said, “This is worrying for local residents and businesses. Crews from Cowbridge fire station arrived on site at 5:31 this morning.

Vale Bus Services - More Cuts?

I have written on several occasions in the Gem about the cuts to the bus services and my recent surgeries have been dominated by the subject. As a result of the number of contacts I have received I have held two public meetings which were packed with worried residents.

Alun Cairns calls Barry bus meeting

Alun Cairns MP will be holding a public meeting on cuts to Bus Services in on Friday 22nd November 2013 at 6.15 pm at Highlight Park Community Centre. He is concerned about rumours that the Cardiff 98 Bus from Highlight Park to Barry Town Centre could be abolished.

Alun Cairns MP joins Cadoxton Youth project

Alun Cairns MP joined Cadoxton Youth project to help raise money for Children in Need last week. A range of traditional events were organised by Rita and her team at Victoria Park; from face painting, though to name the bear and guess the weight of the cake.

Onesies Order of the Day

Local MP Alun Cairns joined Romilly Primary School in their effort to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need. Pupils swapped their uniform for pyjamas and organised a Romilly’s Got Talent competition during the afternoon, raising hundreds of pounds for Children in Need in the process.

Llantwit Major Rotary Club Visit to Westminster

Vale MP Alun Cairns recently welcomed members of Llantwit Major Rotary Club to the Houses of Parliament. The group met their local MP as they arrived at Westminster, before they were taken on a tour of the Houses of Parliament.