Join Griffin Books for an Evening of Nicci French Perfection

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

Staying in is officially the new going out and Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, has the perfect literary line-up to get you through this second lockdown period. Their programme of online events will continue throughout autumn with something on offer for all tastes and interests. First to step into their virtual bookshop this month is the master of psychological suspense, … Read More

RNLI Fish Supper

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured, Food

The RNLI’s Fish Supper campaign will be going on from the 9th-25th October this year. This campaign is to remember all the warm family evening dinners that the RNLI’s brave crew have had to leave to rescue those in need. Please consider hosting your own Fish Supper, you can find all the resources you need here: It could be … Read More

Eat Out to Help Out this September

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured, Food

September is here! We’re already jumping into the autumn months, and although the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme has officially ended, some of your favourite Penarth restaurants and cafés are still running the scheme off their own backs. Here at Penarth View, we have collected a list of these businesses: The Windsor Restaurant and Tea Rooms (1 Windsor … Read More

Post-lockdown Beach Clean Takes Place in Penarth

John DaviesCommunity

A beach clean, organised by two local residents Kath Fisher and Sue Reilly, took place over the weekend, one of the first ones since lockdown restrictions eased. They were both joined by more volunteers from the Penarth Helping Hands Facebook group: Ellie, Martha, Rebecca, Mandy, Sue, Rosa, Hilary and Eve. Kath is a well-known member of the RNLI Penarth Lifeboat … Read More

Penarth RNLI celebrates 40th Anniversary

John DaviesCommunity

Despite the current COVID-19 lockdown the crew and supporters of Penarth RNLI will mark a significant milestone this week.  Whilst Penarth’s affiliation with the RNLI first started in 1861, in 1905 the station was closed.  However following a highly successful public campaign an RNLI station was reestablished in 1980.  Since then the station has gone from strength to strength.   To mark the official … Read More

Penarth Lifeboat Station: a History

John DaviesCommunity, Featured

17 June 2020 sees Penarth Lifeboat Station celebrate 40 years. Here is a short history of the station. In 1980 the new lifeboat was housed in a local private garages, but soon a better ‘station’ was developed in the deckchair store (now underneath the new Coffi and Co café!) before moving to its current home, a purpose built station opened … Read More

Local older people’s charity partners with Sid to share top tips for keeping busy in lockdown

John DaviesCommunity

Older people’s charity, Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale continues its long-standing commitment to supporting vulnerable and isolated older people living in our communities amidst the Coronavirus outbreak. The charity provides support through its shopping and prescription delivery service as well as its telephone support service. And now the charity has partnered with 95-year-old Cardiff resident Sid who shares his … Read More

RNLI in Wales issues important safety advice as Welsh Government announces latest lockdown changes

John DaviesCommunity

The RNLI in Wales has reacted to the Welsh Government’s plans for easing lockdown with an important safety warning. The Government’s changes, from Monday, will limit people to stay local and to not generally travel more than five miles to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading. People from two different households in the same local area will be permitted … Read More

New Community Radio Station Launches in Penarth

John DaviesCommunity

 Monday 18th May 2020 sees the exciting launch of a new online radio station for Penarth. ‘Penarth Sounds’ has been developed by a collective of Penarth residents in six short weeks to bring together members of the community, showcase the creativity of the town’s residents and share news and stories from their home town. The project has been funded by … Read More

Three Penarth women are still raising money for charity

John DaviesCommunity

3 local women, Julie Johnson, Charlotte Court and Julia Bakshi, were due to do the Walk The Walk challenge in London this Saturday, 16 May, but which has understandably been postponed. Trained, ready and able to do this they have decided to walk the same distance in Cardiff – 26.2 miles – on Sunday 17, May. With a 5am start, … Read More