Vale of Glamorgan


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Vale of Glamorgan

a county borough of S Wales, created in 1996 from parts of South Glamorgan and Mid Glamorgan. Administrative centre: Barry. Pop.: 121 200 (2003 est.). Area: 295 sq. km (114 sq. miles)
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Working with the Vale of Glamorgan Council planning committee and officers, he has reduced the provision of affordable homes to 25% (the council's proposed minimum rural standard is 35%) as no doubt he cannot make sufficient profit (despite his company's turnover exceeding PS1bn).
More than 3,800 pupils from schools across the Vale of Glamorgan cast votes for the elections.
Vale of Glamorgan councillor Christopher Elmore said: "We can conrm a member of sta at St Cyres School in Penarth has been suspended following an incident that took place on June 12.
The results were as follows: Year 3 and 4 boys: 1st - Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan 2nd - Cantref, Monmouthshire Year 3 and 4 girls: 1st - St Andrew's, Vale of Glamorgan 2nd - Glasllwch, Newport Year 3 and 4 mixed: 1st - Pencae, Cardiff 2nd - Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan Year 5 girls: 1st - Rhiwbina, Cardiff 2nd - St Michael's, Carmarthenshire Year 5 boys: 1st - Nantgaredig, Carmarthenshire, 2nd - St Andrew's, Vale of Glamorgan Year 5 mixed: 1st - Rhydypenau, Cardiff 2nd - Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan Year 6 boys: 1st - Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan 2nd - Llysfaen, Cardiff Year 6 girls: 1st - Howells, Cardiff Year 6 mixed: 1st - Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan 2nd - Whitchurch, Cardiff| Information on all aspects of tennis in |Wales is available from Tennis Wales on 029 20 463335 or www.
Well as a Vale of Glamorgan county councillor I have to admit that I have spurned the opportunity to stand up during council meetings despite my constantly public voiced disgust at the near PS300,000 refurbishment of the council chamber carried out under the Labour-run administration of the council which I feel is not only a complete and utter waste of money but has rendered the chamber unfit for its primary purpose.
Entitled Vale Trails, the series of five coastal and five inland walks have been developed by Creative Rural Communities, the rural regeneration arm of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, in conjunction with Vale of Glamorgan ramblers and Valeways.
Cardiff Council has indicated it would be willing to request a merger with the Vale of Glamorgan.
A more rational set of mergers might be: Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan (pop c480,000); Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot (pop c380,000); Rhondda Cynon Taf, Bridgend (pop c380,000); Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Blaenau Gwent (pop c330,000); Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire (pop c330,000).
In a report, Rachel Connor, executive director of Vale Centre for Voluntary Services, said: "The aim over the three years was to develop the Vale Youth Forum into a more sustainable and established organisation of young people that represent their communities both in and out of school and to develop a Vale Youth Council democratically elected to debate, influence and scrutinise issues which directly affect young people within the Vale of Glamorgan.
Nicola Gibson, general secretary of the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society, said: "We had a fantastic show.
2m, and the replacement scheme is a joint project between Network Rail and the Vale of Glamorgan Council.
The Vale of Glamorgan Show, which dates back to 1772, remains one of the most popular events in South Wales' rural events calendar.