Canton Road Crossing- Steffan Dafydd wins the public vote

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative

Chapter is delighted to announce that artist Steffan Dafydd’s design has been selected to be installed on a new Cardiff road crossing, located in Canton on Cowbridge Road East. Following an open call for submissions- that attracted more than 50 applications from artists, designers and illustrators- Steffan, MARCA Design (Marcus Smith) and Catrin Brierley were invited to develop their design … Read More

New Food Vale Festival Will Shine A Light On Local Businesses

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

New Food Vale Festival will shine a light on local businesses and highlight opportunities to improve local food systems Creative Rural Communities are proud to be supporting this new and exciting digital festival and to be part of the Food Vale partnership. Individuals and businesses across the Vale of Glamorgan are being encouraged to get involved with a new virtual … Read More

Library Of Things Comes To Penarth

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Penarth embraces sustainability with a place to donate things you own but don’t need and borrow things you need but don’t own. A new Library of Things will launch in Penarth town centre in April, giving local residents the opportunity to borrow a range of household items such as a drill, sewing machine or board game. Items will be available … Read More

Our 2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Katherine PeachCommunity, Culture, Featured

Here at Penarth View, we know how important our mothers are, so we’ve collected a selection of great gifts for her this Mother’s Day. Food Hamper A basket of all her favourite foods and drinks would be an amazing gift Flowers Who can forget this classic mother’s day gift Jewellery Sometimes the simplest ideas are the most effective. Pick up … Read More

A Socially Distanced Pantomime

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

This Christmas, Red Herring Theatre, in conjunction with Penarth Sounds, are recording a very special, socially distanced pantomime of Jack and the Beanstalk, that will be aired each Sunday before Christmas and on Boxing Day. Bringing some very much needed Christmas spirit to the people of Penarth. Here at Penarth View, we spoke to Alex Wilson, who runs Red Herring … Read More

Shop Local This Christmas with Penarth’s Independent Businesses

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Shop local this Christmas! Struggling to find a gift for your loved ones this festive season? Keep supporting your local businesses, all while staying COVID-safe by buying a gift voucher from any of these local businesses. Jewellery and Gifts Buy Online Purchase Online/Contact Directly Rowley’s of Penarth https://rowleysgifts.com/product-category/gift-vouchers/ Apothecary64 https://www.apothecary64.com/products/e-gift-card Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop www.umpalumpasweetshop.co.uk/products/umpa-lumpa-gift-voucher-min-5 ener-chi https://www.ener-chi.co.uk/gift-vouchers-1 Gifts @ No.9 … Read More

Don’t All Lives Matter?

Will SummersCommunity, Culture, Featured

Okay, so before we go down a route where talking about equality for everyone means exactly that, we’d like you to think about these questions and possibly look into how white privilege plays a huge part in the disparity between all communities, regardless of skin colour and race. Have you ever had to think twice about being yourself in any … Read More

Being Anti-Racist in 2020

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

By Maxine Pwele with Demi Olutunmogun and Emily Pemberton. As 3 young, mixed-race women, race has, and continues to be, something we cannot ignore in our day-to-day lives.

Willmore’s 1938 Stays Strong

John DaviesBusiness, Community, Featured

Over the past six months, Matt and Charlotte have shown incredible resilience through the pandemic. There’s no end to their ingenuity, and they’ll always be there to serve their delicious home-cooked food, cakes and coffee- and we’re completely there for it. Through the first lockdown, they adjusted very quickly to what was to become our new normal. All non-essential shops … Read More

Horatio’s Garden Coming to Wales

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

An exciting and inspirational new project is coming to the Welsh Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Centre at University Hospital Llandough next summer, thanks to UK-wide charity Horatio’s Garden. The charity creates and nurtures beautiful, accessible gardens in NHS spinal injury centres to support patients, their loved ones and NHS staff who are affected by spinal injury. To date, they’ve opened … Read More