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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.

PENARTH’S LAST TRADITIONAL GENTS’ OUTFITTERS ON A COUNTDOWN TO CLOSURE

Holders – the gentlemen’s outfitters which has been serving Penarth since 1946 – will be closing for the last time next week. The shop – which is owned by Ashley Holder – grandson of the founder,  is to be leased … Continue reading

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REPLACEMENT OF OIL-DRUM BUS-STOP WILL MEAN FEWER PARKING-SPACES

One of Penarth’s most endearingly-casual bus stops – a scaffolding pole thrust into a rusty oil-drum – may not now make it into the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s architectural heritage list of “County Treasures” . The wonky, “distressed-look“,  oil-drum bus-stop … Continue reading

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UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION AT PENARTH’S CLIFFHAVEN CARE-HOME

The Cliffhaven Care Home – one of a number of similar institutions in Penarth – has undergone an unannounced visit by inspectors of the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW). The home – operated by E & E Homes … Continue reading

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ANOTHER NO-SHOW FOR THE LOCAL PAPER THE ‘PENARTH TIMES’

The local weekly newspaper the Penarth Times failed to arrive in local newsagents’ shops this morning  – the second time the normal Thursday publication of the paper has been disrupted. One local newsagent said today no advance notice had been … Continue reading

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PENARTH COUNCIL APOLOGISES FOR BURYING BODY IN WRONG CEMETERY-PLOT

The local free newspaper the Barry Gem has reported this morning that Penarth Town Council has issued a formal apology to a local  family this week after mistakenly burying the late Mrs Marion Jarvis (nee Hooper) of Coronation Terrace, Penarth … Continue reading

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VALE “RUSHED-THROUGH” BARRATT’S BID TO AVOID ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ON 225 NEW HOMES

A controversial plan by Barratt Homes Ltd to build 225 new dwellings at the former St Cyres School site at Murch Road, Dinas Powys – on the outskirts of Penarth – is not to be subject to an Environmental Impact … Continue reading

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CHURCH IN WALES DISMISSES COMPLAINTS BY PENARTH MP DOUGHTY & COLLEAGUES

There’s been a rebuff today for Stephen Doughty – the Labour MP for Cardiff South and Penarth and 9 other MPs who have complained to the Church of Wales about its decision not to appoint a homosexual cleric –  Dr … Continue reading

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