A look back at Belle Vue

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, History

With Music in the Park returning to Belle Vue Park this summer for its 10th consecutive year, we thought we’d take a look back through the archive to find out the history of this popular Penarth park. Words by Martin Gossage, Penarth Civic Society and Karen Martin, Chair of Friends of Belle Vue Park The park occupies the site of … Read More

Penarth View Plastic Challenge

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

Inspired by all the local businesses doing their bit to turn the tide on plastic we decided to take on a challenge of our own. The aim was to see how individually we could make small changes to our buying and recycling habits in order to make a big difference to our overall plastic waste. Once we have completed the … Read More

Saving our seas, a paddle adventure with a difference

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

On the 31st June we embarked on a Standup Paddle adventure with a difference. Inspired by the Volvo Ocean Race and their sustainability message we decided to get ‘on board’ and do our bit to help turn the tide on plastic. Its Fun, Fitness, Social all rolled into one! Joining forces with Puravida Boardriders and Sup South Wales paddleboarding club … Read More

Free Penarth music festival on the look-out for sponsors

John DaviesBusiness, Community, Culture

Free Penarth music festival on the look-out for sponsors Penarth’s Music in the Park, organised by Friends of Belle Vue is one of the highlights of the town’s cultural calendar. Last year over 2,000 attendees enjoyed an afternoon of free music in the sun. It’s a family-friendly event (no alcohol and plenty of fun for children) so lots of families … Read More