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

Review: Penarth Summer Festival

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, Culture

This weekend was another great weekend to be in Penarth! The Penarth Summer Festival was a big hit and a scorcher in more ways than one. The event which first started in 1965 has been always been a favourite for Penarth locals and is a firm fixture in the Penarth events calendar. This year it was even more spectacular thanks … Read More

Penarth Summer Festival

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

Penarth Summer Festival has been a staple of summer in Penarth since 1965. Back in the 60s it was Penarth Holiday Week! Generations of Penarth residents have grown up with the Penarth Summer Festival! It wouldn’t be summer in Penarth without it! Words by Niamh Mannion for Penarth View WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM 2018? Penarth Summer Festival kicks off … Read More

Coastguard recruitment

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

The Penarth Coastguard recruiting until the end of the month Do you want a rewarding role as a volunteer in your spare time, if so the Penarth Coastguard are recruiting now. Volunteers come from all walks of life, the teams are made up of men and women from our local community. You will be required to respond to a variety … Read More

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