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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

Spend an Evening in the Company of Crime Fiction Royalty

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative

They have each sold millions of copies of their books worldwide and now Ann Cleeves and David Baldacci are joining Griffin Books for their latest must-see virtual event. International bestseller, Ann Cleeves, returns to the smash-hit Vera Stanhope series with her latest book, The Darkest Evening, a classic country house mystery with a contemporary twist. Daylight is the gripping follow … Read More

Give the Gift of Hope this Christmas

Katherine PeachCharity, Community, Featured

Whilst most of us look forward to enjoying our Christmas dinner with loved ones each year, this sadly isn’t the case for everyone. Research has shown that almost 870,000 older people will be eating dinner alone on Christmas day this year, including around 1 in 10 over 80*. For decades, local charity, Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale, has reached … Read More

Giveaway Time!

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community, Featured

It’s competition time at Penarth View! I think it’s safe to say it’s been a difficult time for us all, so we have decided, following the release of our latest issue, to give our beloved readers 5 chances to win a £10 gift voucher to spend at your favourite local beauty and gift shops and 2 chances to win a … Read More

Personal Shopping Experience with Griffin Books

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community, Featured

In the run up to the festive period, Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, is giving customers the opportunity to book a personal shopping experience or private browsing session (a whole bookshop to yourself- just imagine!). In person and virtual Zoom appointments are available. Each appointment lasts 30 minutes and you can use the time to browse alone at leisure in … Read More

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

Take part in the Penarth Window Wanderland

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community, Featured, Uncategorized

This December, Penarth Town Council are organising Wales’ first Window Wanderland as a Covid-safe way to spread the Christmas cheer through the town. Put on your winter coats and wander around your local area after dark to see the wonderful windows that your neighbours have created! Everyone is invited to make a display which can be bag or small, from … 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.