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Penarth Daily News email address newsnet@sky.com. 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.

UK MILITARY’S CARGO-CARRIER “ANVIL POINT” PASSES PENARTH PIER

An unusual ship passing  Penarth seafront this afternoon was the “Roll-On – Roll-Off” heavy-lift military cargo vessel “Anvil Point”. She’s one of six “sealift”  ships originally acquired under a PFI contract by the UK Government  for use as naval auxiliaries … Continue reading

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VALE COUNCIL DOUSES PENARTH PIER’S LED “STRING OF PEARLS”

The Vale of Glamorgan Council appears to have cut back on the lighting on Penarth Pier – possibly as a further economy measure. In 2017 new low energy lighting was installed on the pier including a string of LED lulbs … Continue reading

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SUNDAY NIGHT LAUNCH FOR PENARTH LIFEBOAT

Penarth lifeboat was launched last night to go to the aid of a 29 foot yacht with a broken-down engine The vessel – with two people aboard – was taken in tow and safely brought into Cardiff Bay.

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PENARTH’S LAST TRADITIONAL CLIFF-TOP SHELTER IS DAUBED BY VANDALS

The last-remaining traditional Victorian cliff-top shelter in Penarth has been daubed with graffiti by vandals. The shelter – at the top of  Cliff Hill at the beginning of Cliff Walk – occupies a prominent sea-front position opposite the exclusive Holm … Continue reading

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‘LEAVE YOUR CLOTHES, PHONE & WALLET AT THE POOLSIDE’ SAY PENARTH LEISURE CENTRE

Swimmers in Penarth Leisure Centre are now being advised to leave their clothes, including their wallets, purses, handbags and mobile phones at the side of the pool – rather than attempting to use lockers in the changing rooms. Almost all … Continue reading

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TORY PR CONSULTANT CLAIMS SHE QUIT OVER “RACIST” COMMENTS

A public relations consultant formerly employed by the Conservative Party is reported to be alleging in a BBC Wales tv programme – to be broadcast tomorrow – that she has been subjected to ” racist comments”  by some fellow party-members. … Continue reading

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LABOUR QUANGO ADOPTS “LIGHT TOUCH” ON THE POLLUTING BARRY INCINERATOR

A decision by the so-called environmental watchdog –  Natural Resources Wales –  to relax the inspection regime on Labour’s controversial Barry Incinerator is being criticised as “bizarre”by South Wales Central Conservative AM  Andrew R T Davies. Natural Resources Wales  (NRW) … Continue reading

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