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19 March 2019Cowbridge U3A Open Day 30th March

Cowbridge U3A is holding an Open Day in the Lesser Hall, Cowbridge from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 30th March.  They hope that this will be a show case of what theye do and all our interest groups will be represented.  

They would very much appreciate it if we could let people in your local areas know about this and even come along to see to us yourselves.  

 U3A stands for the University of the Third Age which is a self-help organisation established 30 years ago for people no longer in full time employment providing educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment. 

31 January 2019New Bus Shelter for Crack Hill

As part of the upgrading of the westward bus stop on the A 48 Crack Hill, the Vale of Glamorgan will be placing a new bus shelter on the newly raised pavement area. The shelter is currently on order and will be installed when it is received by the Vale.

11 January 2019Christmas Tree recycling

The Vale will be collecting real Christmas trees for recycling on your normal collection day the week commencing Monday 14 January 2019.

Simply place your tree out for collection alongside your recycling before 7.00am.

You can also place any cut off branches and loose pine needles in your garden waste bags and place at the kerbside for collection. 

Collections will be taking place throughout the day and early evening by a dedicated vehicle on your normal collection day. 

If you miss your collection day, Christmas trees can also be taken to our Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Please note:

·         Only real trees are able to be collected for recycling

·         All decorations and soil will need to be removed

·         If longer than 6 foot, please cut down to this size.

Ailgylchu Coed Nadolig

Dydd Llun 14 Ionawr - Dydd Gwener 18 Ionawr 2019

Byddwn yn casglu coed Nadolig go iawn i gael eu hailgylchu ar eich diwrnod casglu arferol yn ystod yr wythnos sy'n cychwyn ddydd Llun 14 Ionawr 2019.

Y cyfan sydd angen i chi ei wneud yw rhoi'r goeden allan wrth eich ailgylchu erbyn7.00am.

Cewch hefyd roi canghennau a nodwyddau’r binwydden yn eich bagiau gwastraff gardd a’u rhoi allan ar y palmant i’w casglu. 

Bydd cerbyd penodol yn gwneud y casgliadau trwy’r dydd ac yn fuan gyda’r nos ar eich diwrnod casglu arferol. 

Os ydych chi’n methu’ch diwrnod casglu, gallwch fynd â choed Nadolig i’n dwyGanolfan Ailgylchu Gwastraff y Cartref.


Dim ond coed go iawn sy’n cael eu casglu i’w hailgylchu

Rhaid tynnu pridd ac addurniadau oddi ar y goeden

Os yw’n dalach na 6 troedfedd, torrwch y goeden i’r hyd yma


11 January 2019New Playground equipment comes a step nearer

The long awaited upgrade of the playground by the Village Hall comes a step nearer as the Vale complete the tendering exercise for the proposals offered for the new equipment. The preferred design will be on display in the Village Hall this weekend.

The scheme will look like the following illustration:

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The Vale of Glamorgan, Electoral Registration Team needs your help. They are currently conducting the Annual Canvass 2018. They are duty bound by law to write to all properties in the Vale of Glamorgan asking for basic information on the residents of each household over the age of 16 in order to update the Electoral Register before the publication on December 1st. The Council have already sent the first pink Household Enquiry Forms out in July and at the point of the deadline for this letter on August 17th 75% of the Vale of Glamorgan residents had responded to their forms. This is brilliant, however there is still more work to do and the Council would love to be able to exceed last year’s overall figure which was 88.4%.


The Council have written out again to all non-responders with a reminder letter. The deadline date for a response to this is September 20th. After this date they will have no alternative but to send out  house to house canvass teams to knock doors in order to complete the forms. Ultimately there would be a cost saving to the Vale of Glamorgan Council if they can reduce the amount of properties they have to visit as well as a saving on the amount of letters we would have to reprint.

So, if you have not as yet completed your Household Eform you can do quickly and easily via www.registersecurely.com/VoG and entering the 2 security codes.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

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