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A LONG WALK ON PENARTH PIER FOR BBC WEATHERMAN BROCKWAY

BBC Wales weatherman Derek Brockway – who also makes hiking documentaries – has been striding along Penarth Pier for the latest programme in his rambling series “Weatherman Walking” . Keeping him company on this occasion was former hurdler, sports commentator … Continue reading

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PRIME MINISTER FIELDS QUESTIONS ON THE EU “DEPARTURE DIVIDEND”

In the House of Commons today the Prime Minister Theresa May has been answering questions about the government’s Brexit negotiations with the European Council – and found herself having to answer what was virtually the same question twice.  The first … Continue reading

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THE DAY OF (OR, RATHER THE WEEKEND OF) THE JACKAL

Penarth can breathe again – “The Jackal” – or perhaps we should say “Le Chacal” – has departed, without a single shot being fired.  Anyone who was out and about this morning on Penarth seafront would have seen a mini-flotilla … Continue reading

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TWO BOYS ADRIFT ON FLOATING AIRBAGS ARE SNATCHED FROM THE SEA

Two 12 year old boys adrift in the Bristol channel off Penarth on an inflatable constructor’s airbag were brought to safety in a dramatic lifeboat rescue at  low tide this afternoon. The two boys had been unable to propel the … Continue reading

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PENARTH COUNCIL PONDERS PULLING THE PLUG ON “PICNIC PENARTH”

Penarth Town Council’s new “venues committee” last night considered the future of the street-food festival “Picnic Penarth” and 4 possible options for its future – which included “retiring” the event. Councillors were told that the event had been originally launched … Continue reading

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VALE GIVES GO-AHEAD FOR NEW NURSERY UNIT AT FAIRFIELD PRIMARY

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has approved the setting up of a new nursery unit at Fairfield Primary School in Penarth. There are several publicly and privately run nurseries in Penarth and the surrounding area, but up to now there … Continue reading

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PENARTH COUNCILLORS CRITICISE POLICE ON LATEST CRIME FIGURES

There was no representative from South Wales Police present when Penarth Town Council met last night under the chairmanship of the Mayor Cllr Ken Rogers to consider – amongst other matters –  the  latest crime figures for the town. The … Continue reading

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