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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Mr Williams, also known as AJ, was a former Vale of Glamorgan councillor who represented the Peterston-super-Ely ward until his retirement in 2007.
Mr Williams, also known as AJ Williams, was a former Vale of Glamorgan councillor who represented the Peterston-super-Ely ward until his retirement in 2007.
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 Vale of Glamorgan Council has warned that parking is free between Monday and Saturday and that the people charging motorists were not council employees.
The Electoral Reform Society tweeted a picture of the group and pointedly said: "The Vale of Glamorgan Council's Cabinet has just been announced and they're missing something.
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).
The scheme was funded by the Vale of Glamorgan Council and a PS500 donation from Keep Wales Tidy.
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.
The Vale of Glamorgan council said staff were working to resolve the situation.
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.
Mr Williams, who represented the ward of Barry for nearly 40 years, served as Mayor of Vale of Glamorgan in 2004-05 as well as 2009-10 and retired from the council in 2012.
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).