COVID-19 and the RNLI

Andy BerryCharity, Community, Featured

Who would have predicted at the start of the year that this spring and summertime would see the UK in lockdown as a result of COVID-19? With Easter just behind us (at the time of writing) we are all struggling with the practicalities of living under lockdown at a time when many of us would like to be making the most … Read More

RNLI urges people not to use the sea for exercise or recreation

John DaviesCommunity, Featured

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is advising the public that they should not take part in any water based activity on or in the sea, to reduce the risk to the lifesaving charity’s volunteer crews and other emergency services being exposed to COVID-19, and the pressure on their time. Under normal circumstances, many people would be heading to the … Read More

In Darker Times, We Pull Together

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

“The greatest measure of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” Coretta Scott King What strange times we live in? Our generation is facing was has been described as the biggest social change since World War 2. That thought, in itself, is terrifying. The things we’ve all experienced over the last few weeks is … Read More

5 Apps to Keep you Connected to Loved Ones

Katherine PeachCommunity

During this time it can be hard to keep connected to your loved ones. It can be hard not to feel isolated or lonely. We must try and keep normality as best as we can, so here at Penarth View we’ve collaborated a list of apps to help you stay connected. Social media Social media, although it does have it’s … Read More

Town Council announce cancellation of Summer Festival and Downhill Derby

John DaviesCommunity, Events, Featured

Penarth Town Council is sorry to announce the cancellation of this year’s Penarth Summer Festival and Downhill Derby.  Following official government advice both national and local, and the unprecedented uncertainty stretching ahead, we feel we have no choice but to take this action. The Festival and much-loved Downhill Derby will return in 2021. As the situation in July is uncertain, … Read More

Meet the Maker: Emily Van Keogn of Boo Brolly

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Here to shine a light on the home-based ventures in Penarth, this issue we speak to Emily Van Keogh from Boo Brolly. What is the inspirations behind the craft? Where do you get your inspiration from? I love design, so I relish is spending time (maybe too much time!) browsing different design channels on Instagram; from home to fashion, to … Read More

Bad Habits

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured, Wellbeing

–Words by Katherine Peach Spring has sprung and is anyone still begrudgingly clinging to their New Year resolutions? This is the season of reflection and preparation, so take this time to ruminate and reevaluate, looking at those little habits that may be doing more harm than good. Media Not only is it a mindless source of entertainment, but they’re costing … Read More

Community Noticeboard

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Here at Penarth View we are keeping you in the loop with this seasons short stories from the garden by the sea. Your Penarth RNLI station update Thankfully daylight hours are increasing as we shake off the winter blues and look forward to spring and summer at the station.  Whilst for many it has been a time for relaxation and … Read More

Penarth retailers rallying to support residents during Coronavirus outbreak

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Community, Featured

Updated 13 April 2020. As you would expect, Penarth’s independent retailers are rallying together to support residents who need to self-isolate during the Coronavirus outbreak. It is true to say that this outbreak is sure to rock our independent retailers, so please make your you support them as best as you can. With more and more shops going over and … Read More