Further awards for Penarth in Bloom

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

‘Penarth in Bloom’ has been awarded a Silver Medal and 1st place in the City and Town Centre category in the 2018 Wales in Bloom competition. The partners in the ‘Penarth in Bloom’ project were delighted to achieve a Silver Medal in their first year in the competition. The judge’s report commended the results that local residents, the Penarth Gardening … Read More

Mercury Theatre Wales present 35 times…

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, Culture, Uncategorized

MERCURY THEATRE WALES PRESENT HARD HITTING PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTING SUBJECT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE. Cardiff based theatre company Mercury Theatre Wales have created an immersive theatre experience designed to raise education and highlight the issues around domestic violence and abuse. Statistically 1 in 3 women experience domestic violence or abuse at some point during their lives and 35 Times puts … Read More

Autumn activities for the family

Party Fizz - Children's party and entertainmentColouring Corner, Community

Meet the Owls  From Smokey Joe the great grey owl to Carol the Kestrel, there are many friendly faces at Ebbw Vale’s Owl Sanctuary. Located in Festival Park, this safe haven is home to 60 beautiful birds, including owls, hawks, and falcons. Guests are welcome to handle them, with trained volunteers happy to help out. Visits are free (though donations … Read More

Marathon Des Cymru

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

Trainee Penarth Lifeboat Station crew member Simon Marchant has embarked on an enormous challenge to raise money for the RNLI. He is currently running the circumference of Wales, approximately 1050 miles and hopes to achieve this in around 40 days (pretty much a marathon a day!) He will be running via the coastline and offa’s dyke. Simon started his challenge … Read More

Westbourne Prep’s guide to summer reading

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, Culture

Childhood is a time when the love of reading and literature has the chance to blossom and with the freedom and flexibility of the summer holidays there is no better time to get reading! So let’s get ready to ignite your child’s love of literature and really help them prepare for the busy winter term ahead, September will be here … Read More

Schools out- kids activities for under £10

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, Culture

Schools out and it’s that time of the year to take a step back embrace your inner kid. Here in Penarth we are not short of activities to do in and around the area to keep the kids (and adults) entertained. We have compiled list of activities under £10 to make this a summer to remember! Put the name of … Read More

2 Week Plastic Challenge

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

To mark plastic free July we set ourselves a plastic challenge to see how much plastic we actually use on a day to day basis and whether it really is possible to live without it (or at least live with less of it). The challenge was spread over 2 weeks. During week one we collected plastic and our target for … Read More