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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.

RESURFACING OF PENARTH ROAD IS UNDER WAY UNTIL OCTOBER 5TH

A road re-surfacing team from Tarmac has moved in tonight to begin the re-surfacing of Penarth Road – the main route between Penarth and Cardiff. The road has been closed for the duration of the work and diversions are in … Continue reading

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PENARTH’S VICTORIANS TURN OUT DESPITE FOOD FESTIVAL CANCELLATION

Although  today’s GPG Food Festival  was cancelled because of (yesterday’s) wet weather, Penarth’s Victorians boldly ventured out of doors this morning  as if to show that they are made of somewhat sterner stuff . In full period costume, Martin Gossage … Continue reading

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TRUSTEES OF PENARTH COUNCIL’S “WEST HOUSE FOUNDATION” ARE NAMED

A team of three people – two of them councillors – are now in charge of the Penarth Town Council’s  new “charity” called the called  “The West House Foundation” . The trustees of the foundation are listed as:- Cllr Nigel … Continue reading

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TOMORROW’S GPG FOOD FESTIVAL AT THE KYMIN IS CANCELLED

The annual “Gwyrddio Penarth Greening” open-air Food Festival – due to be held at the Kymin tomorrow Sunday September 23rd – has been cancelled. At mid-day today the organisers said “Due to the forecast rains and high winds we have … Continue reading

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PENARTH TRADERS “CAN’T AGREE ON TOWN CENTRE PARKING”- SAYS LABOUR COUNCIL LEADER

Penarth retailers have been criticised by a Labour member of Penarth Town Council for – allegedly – not being able to agree amongst themselves how long people should be able to park free of charge in the town centre. The … Continue reading

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WELSH LABOUR’S BAN ON PHEASANT-SHOOTING IS “INCONSISTENT” SAYS PENARTH AM

Natural Resources Wales – the quango described as the “tame poodle”  of the Welsh Labour Government – is being criticised by Conservative Environment spokesman Andrew R T Davies (AM for South Wales Central). Natural Resources Wales (NRW) announced this week … Continue reading

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WOULD-BE FIRST MINISTER OF WALES SEES HIS SON JAILED FOR RAPE

Jonathan Drakeford (31)  – the son of Welsh Labour leadership contender Mark Drakeford – has been jailed for 8 years and 8 months for a  “sustained” rape,  and for committing actual bodily harm. The court was told Jonathan Drakeford has … Continue reading

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