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Penarth Daily News email address dmj@newsnet.uk . Penarth Daily News is an independent free on-line fair and balanced news service published by NewsNet Ltd covering the town of Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK. All our news items are based on the information we receive or discover at the time of publication and are published on the basis that they are accurate to the best of our knowledge and belief at that time. Comments posted on the site by commentators reflect their opinions and are not necessarily shared, endorsed or supported by Penarth Daily News.

‘BATS IN THE BELFRY’ MAY DELAY ST PAUL’S CHURCH DEMOLITION

Penarth environmental activists have succeeded in getting  Cardiff South and Penarth Assembly Member Vaughan Gething  to intervene in their continuing battle to halt the redevelopment of the former St Paul’s Church in Arcot St Penarth. “Soft demolition” (i.e stripping-out work) … Continue reading

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PLANS SUBMITTED TO DOUBLE THE SIZE OF AN AUGUSTA ROAD HOUSE

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has received a planning application to double the size of a house in Penarth’s exclusive Augusta Road. The house – called “Westgate” at 25 Augusta Road –  is a  detached  dwelling which last changed hands … Continue reading

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NINETY-SIX CALL-OUTS FOR PENARTH COASTGUARD OFFICERS IN 2018

The blue-helmeted volunteers of  Penarth Coastguard were called out to deal with emergencies on a total of 96 occasions in 2018 – according the latest figures released by the organisation. The work carried out by the coastguard team ranges from … Continue reading

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DEAD BODY FOUND IN THE WATER AT TECHNIQUEST – CARDIFF BAY

Police were called to Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay today after a dead body was discovered floating in the water near Techniquest The alarm was raised by a member of the public at 13:30 and police specialist units at the … Continue reading

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ONE-WAY SCHEME IS DROPPED – BUT BIGGER ROUNDABOUT WILL TAKE DINGLE PARK LAND

The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s embryo proposed plans for a controversial new one-way system in Penarth have been quietly dropped . The scheme would have turned the western end (or downhill section) of Plassey St AND the bottom end of … Continue reading

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VALE OVERRIDES PENARTH COUNCIL’S OBJECTION TO CLINTON ROAD PLAN

Despite the objections of Penarth Town Council, the Vale of Glamorgan Council planning officers have APPROVED a scheme for new two-storey front, rear and side extensions to No 32 Clinton Road, Penarth. Penarth Town Council’s planning committee had considered the … Continue reading

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REPAIRS UNDER WAY TO FIX FAILING PENARTH HEAD VIEWING PLATFORM

Contractors working for the Vale of Glamorgan Council today (January 18th 2019) have begun demolishing the faulty northernmost wall of the now-notorious Penarth Head Viewing Platform. The contractors Pinit – have taken down the section of the wall – the … Continue reading

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