Category Archives: 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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