Turner House, Penarth to re-open its doors in January 2021

John DaviesCommunity, Culture, Featured

We are delighted to announce the reopening of the Turner House Gallery in January 2021, subject to Coronavirus regulations. The venue, now in the hands of Penarth Town Council, has been close to Penarth people’s hearts since its opening in 1888. With some fantastic upcoming exhibitions planned, The Turner House is likely to become one of the top cultural destinations … Read More

Scout Post 2020 cancelled

John DaviesChristmas, Community

Scout Post is a scheme that offers the public of Cardiff and most parts of the Vale of Glamorgan an opportunity to send Christmas Cards at a fraction of the cost of other postal services. It has been in operation for 35 years and was the ‘brainchild’ of a group in Roath.

Local town centre traders call for support during local lockdowns

John DaviesBusiness, Featured

High street traders across the Vale of Glamorgan say they “need shoppers now more than ever” after local lockdown measures were imposed. Owners of businesses across the Vale are urging people to support the high street following restrictions which have been reintroduced this month. In a bid to support pandemic-hit shops, the Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched its Vale … Read More

Limited Tickets Available For Online Event With Ruth Jones

John DaviesCulture, Featured

Join Griffin Books for the perfect Friday night in. Penarth’s independent bookshop will launch their autumn online events programme on Friday 4 September, with none other than actress, screenwriter and author, Ruth Jones. Ruth will be talking to actress and local Penarth resident Suzanne Packer about her latest novel, Us Three, before taking questions from the audience. Us Three, is a funny, moving and … Read More

Gavin & Stacey’s Ruth Jones Headlines Stellar Line-up Of Online Author Events

John DaviesCulture, Featured

Since the start of lockdown Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, has hosted 18 online Meet the Author events, 35 live Storytime sessions, 12 virtual Book Clubs and much more besides. They have now revealed their impressive line-up for September, with more autumn events to be announced soon. Don’t miss RUTH JONES, former First Minister of Wales,CARWYN JONES, JOANNE HARRIS and ANDREW WILSON.  Ruth Jones will be stepping … Read More

Ego At The Schooner Inn Is Now Open After Raising £2,644 For Charity

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Featured

Ego at The Schooner Inn is now officially open to the public following an extensive refurbishment inside and out. After initially planning to open in late March, the much-anticipated transformation has seen the former Harvester site turn into a chic and modern Mediterranean restaurant and pub as Ego Restaurants welcome’s its first expedition in Wales.  Two charity nights were held … Read More

New Mediterranean Pub & Restaurant Confirms Opening Date, Charity Affiliation & 50% Off Scheme

John DaviesBusiness, Featured

Having been originally scheduled to open in April, The Schooner (Harvester) restaurant along Lavernock Road, is once again set to open as ‘Ego at The Schooner’ on 13th August 2020. Leaving the new restaurant partially completed throughout the lockdown period, Ego Restaurants were eager to get to work again on completing the transformation. The new pub and restaurant is under-going a … Read More

Eat Out to Help Out in Penarth

John DaviesBusiness, Featured

Who’ll be using the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme? We’ve brought everyone in Penarth together who’s taking part in this video below. Now’s the chance to try out many great independents in the town. Use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme at these establishments: to get 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total … Read More