The Dorothy Rees Memorial Lunch 2016

Every year on or near International Women’s Day (8th March), the Vale of Glamorgan Labour Women’s Forum hosts the Dorothy Rees Memorial Lunch. Dorothy Rees  was the first woman to represent a South Wales constituency in parliament. She  was born in Newlands St, Barry on 29 July 1898, and educated at the Barry Grammar […]

International Women’s Day 2016

Written Statement by the Welsh Government The first International Women’s Day was held in March 1911, when women and men came together to talk about the need for women to have basic rights afforded to them; the right to vote, the right to work, the right to speak out in public and […]

Superfast Broadband on the Way for Ystradowen

Packed superfast broadband Meeting in Ystradowen with Jane Hutt AM and Superfast Cymru’s Martin Jones Vale AM Jane Hutt invited Martin Jones of Superfast Cymru to Ystradowen Village Hall to discuss plans for superfast broadband implementation for the village and surrounding areas. Local resident Graham Roberts welcomed everyone to the […]

The Welsh Government’s Position on Fracking

Last year the UK Government announced a package of measures to speed up fracking applications in England. These included identifying councils that do not determine oil and gas applications within the 16-week statutory timeframe, and subsequent applications potentially decided by the UK Communities Secretary. The Welsh Government Minister for Natural […]

New Flying Start Centre for Barry

Jane Hutt joined Welsh Government Minister Lesley Griffiths AM for the opening of the new Flying Start Centre in Florence Avenue, Colcot, Barry. Jane and Lesley were helped by the children who were enjoying this brand new Welsh Government funded facility. The new Book Bag scheme for Flying Start Centres across Wales was also […]

Defibrillator Saving Lives at Habanas

The defibrillator at Habanas in High Street, Barry is helping to save lives! Defibrillators are being promoted and highlighted throughout February 2016 in public places and high street premises like Habanas bar, High St, Barry, which is open from 9.00am to late in the evening. Vaughan Gething AM, Welsh Government Deputy Minister for Health,  visited […]

Together for Wales – Welsh Labour unveil ambitious pledges for Wales ahead of May’s Assembly election

Welsh Labour have launched an ambitious policy offer ahead of May’s Assembly election that will boost prosperity and opportunity in the Vale of Glamorgan.  The package will reward responsibility and extend Welsh Labour’s support for families, businesses and older people and build on the continuing improvements in Welsh schools. Welsh […]