Rare Bee species first discovered in Penarth makes home across the Vale 

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

A rare species of Bee that was first discovered in Penarth has made its way to other areas across the Vale of Glamorgan, a local entomologist has found.  Originally limited to southern counties in England, The Carrot Mining Bee was found to have made home in Wales at Lavernock Point Local Nature Reserve in July 2020. Liam Olds, the Local … Read More

Local swimmers join campaign to get Penarth Beach recognised as designated bathing waters

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

A campaign to get Penarth Beach designated as bathing waters has been backed by passionate local swimmers, with the application having already made it to the Public Consultation stage.  Currently, there is no control of monitoring of water quality, something that Natural Resources Wales would have to undertake to test the waters for bacteria such as E.Coli if the application … Read More

Llandough dance group to compete in World Cup

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

A local dance group is set to represent Wales in the Dance World Cup, with members to compete later this year.  Situated in Llandough, Planet Gymnastics Club will be sending all 13 of the Acro Dance Squad members to San Sebastian, Spain, for the competition. The girls, who are aged between 8 and 16, will perform 10 routines, and had … Read More

Top Tips: Working From Home

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

Working from home can be more convenient for some, whilst for others it can bring a great deal of anxiety and stress. Here at View Publishing, we’ve put together a few of our top tips to make working from home that little bit less daunting.  Separate Work From Home:   This is probably the most important tip to follow. Separating your … Read More

PODS announces auditions for The Full Monty The Musical

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Penarth Operatic Dramatic Society have announced that auditions have reopened for The Full Monty The Musical, after 2 years of the production being put on hold.  Auditions are planned to be held on the evening of January 11th, with roles including the leading lady of Georgie and a new principal man in the role of Ethan up for grabs due … Read More

Penarth Mayor joins Morel Court for New Year’s Day Dip Fundraiser 

Pippa-Marie SheppardCharity, Community

Penarth’s Mayor, Cllr Ian Buckley, joined MHA Morel Court on the 1st January for a chilly New Years dip- in a bid to raise funds for residents to ‘live later life well’.  The nursing home, situated on Raisdale Road in Penarth, offers 36 places for residential care. Having already reached their target of £1000, the fundraising page is still open … Read More

Dinosaur Footprints found at Penarth Beach believed to be 200 million years old

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

Credit: National History Museum PA / Peter Falkingham 200 million year old footprints, believed to be that of an early relative of a dinosaur, were found on Penarth Beach, experts say.  Discovered in 2020, the impressions, also known as trackway, were discovered by Kerry Rees- an amateur palaeontologist.  The National History Museum were notified, but were said to be initially … Read More

Penarth Society’s Latest Campaign

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

Penarth Society has revealed their latest campaign: ‘To approach Vale of Glamorgan Council to agreeing to erect a series of Information signs throughout the town.’ Hoping the signs will be a ‘very valuable source of information for residents and visitors, The Committee said: ‘At the moment, such signs are very far and few between and the ones that are erected … Read More

Ways To Celebrate The New Year

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity

Christmas is officially over, and soon enough it’ll be the end of 2021. I think I speak for a lot of people when I say we can’t wait to see the back of this year, but before we do, why not end the year on a high note using an idea of two from our list of Ways To Celebrate … Read More

Ways to Help Others This Christmas

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. A time for lights, food, presents, precious time with friends and family and it can be easy to get swept up in our own Christmas-sy worlds. So, particularly after the last couple years we had, lets have a think about what we can do to help others this Christmas. Christmas Food Banks We … Read More