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

Community Noticeboard

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Street Sing-Along There’s no silent nights on this Penarth street. Rhos Ddu residents are keeping spirits high throughout this local lockdown with their ‘Sing-Along at Seven’ every day of the week. Every evening you’ll be able to see families along the street having a dance and a sing to some classic songs by legends including the Beatles, The Jackson Five … Read More

Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement

Will SummersCommunity, Culture, Featured

Understanding why the BLM movement takes time, effort, and a willingness to listen to other points of view. The BAME community makes up 2.4% of the population in The Vale of Glamorgan, roughly 3,000 people. Whilst that may not seem like a large number, by talking, engaging, and learning from each other everyone can make a different. We spoke to Rubbi Ali and Phil Lewis about their experiences and thoughts on the BLM movement.

Festive Tenner Trail Announced for Penarth

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Independent traders in Penarth are encouraging residents to shop local this Christmas with the launch of a festive Tenner Trail. Following the success of last month’s Fiver Fest campaign, the Penarth Business Group has announced a new Christmas shopping initiative designed to highlight the diversity and value of what our high street has to offer. The Tenner Trail- which runs … Read More