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Dogs Trust staff celebrate 15 years at Pen-y-Fai
Building society bucks trend by opening a branch
‘Laser tag’ battle site’s 25th anniversary
Grateful butcher raises funds for Heath Hospital
Transport by vintage bus to Golf’s Open Championship
Tributes are paid to ‘community stalwart’
Kenfig legends inspire local author Liam’s haunting new book
‘Outstanding feedback’ at the Cowbridge Comprehensive School’s ‘Greek Taverna’
Local schoolchildren on the trail of St Illtud!
Sully girls team is in the pink!
Family fun day and dog show
Meibion y Machlud proud of their Llangollen display
Jackdaw caught on freshly-painted rugby posts in freak accident
Kitten found in a carrier bag
Afternoon tea at the Cathedral!
Dame Kelly’s Trust helped Jodie get her life On Track
Burglaries at Barry play centre
First Give awards at Llantwit Major
Vale Council excels in Green Flag awards
Llantwit pupils will fundraise for ‘Running with Nancy’
Crafters draw inspiration from The GEM?
Pupils wait on their teachers at Barry restaurant celebration
Royal Porthcawl is transformed as the senior golf circus hits town
New from Pyle and Porthcawl Photographic Society
Will (5) has Coity Castle design prize in the bag!
Friends of Valeways’ first-ever walk through Cowbridge
Environmental shop offers work experience
Search for Maesteg teenager
Get ready for the ring of Fire! Bridgend Astronomy club news by Norman Lloyd
Northern Access Road meeting in Llanmaes tonight
Porthcawl’s Matthew will be clocking up the air miles as a golf guru!
Paget Rooms tea dancers raise money for Marie Curie
Nolan’s Dunkirk is an epic, emotional tour de force... Screen Talk with Gareth Jamieson
Last orders?
Per Ardua Ad Astra, and Aston Martins
‘Don’t raise alarm about job losses that have not happened,’ says Welsh Secretary
No electrification, but ‘bi-modal’ engines on south Wales rail lines
‘Assembly will act to protect workers’ rights’
Sneak preview of the new facilities at Dyfryn Gardens!
Pupils get to grips with lessons down on the farm
Maesteg fundraising group wins an award
Cowbridge says goodbye to Lance
Now pay attention!
Grants to help rural communities to flourish in the Vale
August 28 deadline set for further consultation on Barry gasification facility
Local actor is one of the stars of Dunkirk
Bridgend College presents annual awards
Llantwit Major Surf Life Saving Club returns from training camp
Bryngarw Country park wins Green Flag Award
Cai found 'safe and well'
Rain didn’t stop play at St Hilary village fete
Church project is slated for success
Pencoed Town Twinning group see the Welsh flag unfurled in Waldsassen!
Witches and stitches in Llantwit Major
Police anxious to find Cai who has been reported missing
A treasure hunter helps Cowbridge farmer
Top golfers head for Porthcawl for Seniors championship
Maesteg remembers local heroes of Passchendaele
Crafty hookers help out surfing nippers
Dinas Powys volunteers welcome Commissioner’s representatives to tea
Vale AM opens art exhibition
In and out of class at Barry Comprehensive
‘Don’t spoil beauty with a 41ft high phone mast’ – a GEM reader's letter
U3A walkers tour the Cotswolds
News in and out of class from Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg
5K race ‘my own personal Everest,’ says nurse
‘Definitive biography of a tormented genius’ released
Bridgend choir inspires in Somerset church concert
Wales football boss helps Garth Primary celebrate school’s double award
Cats Protection centre has 90th birthday summer celebration...
Special service at Bethesda'r Fro
The Rhondda Fawr and Aunty’s Stile for Penarth and District Ramblers
Local pupils take part in the RSPCA’s ‘great debate’
Free trips to view ‘beauty of Wales’
Bridgend MP calls for more to be done on suicide prevention
Harbour Road onto Island closed due to flooding
Public meeting on Tuesday to discuss 'contentious' Northern Access Road
Penarth Pier picked the people’s preferred painting
School 'pays for a day' at Marie Curie
School visit for Mayor of the Vale
Open day at the Men's Shed in Tondu. Meet the members of the Squirrel's Nest.
Community-minded pupils of a Porthcawl school
New hands on the tiller for Vale Methodists
Barry woman wanted on ‘recall to prison’
‘Be vigilant’ say police – after thousands in cash is stolen
The Porthcawl colour run is back
Charities benefit from Barry railway club’s closure
Kitten found in carrier bag
Bicycling from Barry to Barcelona
'Rising cost of subsidised bus scheme is scandalous,' say Barry councillors
FLOODY AWFUL! ‘Six-week flood project’ could over-run by a year
Police appeal following Bridgend 'distraction burglary'
Penarth man to run the gauntlet for autism charity
Schoolboy rescued by RNLI at Southerndown
Barry dad’s ‘dangle’ for Noah’s Ark charity
Wales waiting for tidal lagoon green light
'Demand for the Welsh language is a lie,' writes a reader
Lance says ciao to ‘the town he made his own’
Top industry award dispensed to Cowbridge pharmacy
Sony staffer listed in The Telegraph’s Top 50 female engineers
August nights in Astronomy Corner by Dave Powell of Barry Astronomy Society
Penarth housing scheme scoops top RNIB award
Prepare for summer driving by planning well ahead
Porthcawl Carnival is back for another great year
Neil tackles mental-health challenge
Police concern for welfare of Vale teenager Bradley
Pyle job centre to close because of 'underuse'
A pair of red flares seen near Nash Point
‘Be vigilant at concerts,’ warn police
Full steam ahead for new electric rolling stock
Casualty airlifted near Llantwit beach
Local school puts action plan in place after Estyn comments
'Frying tonight!' Barry chippy reopens after blaze
Vinyl records smashed in Penarth
North Cornelly man jailed after knife attack
Music saves a young man’s life
Dogs Trust launches new advertisement that is guaranteed to make some people cry
A call goes out to old 'Kee Club' hippies in Bridgend and Porthcawl
Epic ride on behalf of Barry’s little braveheart
Guardians of the Galaxy raises funds for LATCH
‘It could have been murder’ Seven years’ jail for Barry stabbing
Swarming season for bees!
Vale author’s ‘secret’ book launch
Rotary ducks await their fête
High Street Traders’ raffle winner!
Ruth’s from Porthcawl but her latest Welsh comedy inspiration is .....Splott!
Police investigate King Square assault
New president for Bridgend Rotary Club
It’s rugby v football at the Bridgend Show in a charity challenge
Sully man wanted on 'recall to prison'
Cowbridge Monday Club's visit to Folly Farm
Peterston WI turns its hands to Tai Chi
Soroptimists head for High Street!
Countdown to GlastonBARRY!
Porthcawl RNLI in race to save stranded fishing boat
Retirement bash for EVCT stalwart
Bridgend MP visits local ‘silver school’
A new prison is a good thing, says First Minister
Cowbridge pub organises Marie Curie bike ride
Dinas Powys Probus hear how bees can outperform humans
Crafts, coffee and cakes in local village hall
Successful strawberry tea for Mayor’s charity
Award for 'thriving cemetery'
Calling all young gardeners!
GFWI show in North Cornelly
Stitching and bitching for Ty Hafan
NFU Cymru ‘deeply worried’ by new WG consultation
Jane Hutt joins Eid celebration
Llantwit Major Boy’s Brigade presentation service
Colwinston WI goes ‘Through The Looking Glass’
‘Council should sit down with Mr Danter on planning dispute’ – a GEM reader's letter.
U3A take a rural walk around Cowbridge
Point to point memories: Looking back with Brian Lee – 1989
Will you make Penarth a ‘dementia-friendly’ community?
Coastal ramble unearths old industry at Aberthaw
MP supports campaign to ban pavement parking
Llantwit is getting ready for its 10K run!
Dinas Powys open gardens ‘a great success’
Dinas businessman’s puts on a ‘Save the Children’ fundraiser
Harmonious Harps at Holy Cross for LATCH
Coffee morning raises £1,700 for dementia sufferers
Loving family tribute to ‘our beautiful mum’ following M42 collision
Bridgend special school welcomes its £1,000 donation from book retailer
Pupils take the lead to raise money for children’s hospice
New man takes over at Maesteg Rotary Club
Thieves target tradesmen's tools in Bridgend
Highlight Park residents in Barry bus protest
‘Crazy World’ guitarist at West End Club in Barry
‘Protect animals like Rusty from attacks’ says RSPCA
Vale Fireflies’ advice day
Chief Constable Peter Vaughan to retire
Vale residents asked for views in park home consultation
Porthcawl Museum gets official stamp of approval
League of friends' mini-triathlon raises £2,200
Ysgol Bryn Castell holds its award ceremony
‘Bridge of Flowers’ for friendship festival
Porthcawl Lions welcome new president
This War will leave you emotionally drained... Screen Talk with Gareth Jamieson
The bells of St John’s signal the start of festivities at fayre in Newton, Porthcawl
Newton Green's church fayre – more photographs
Designer sunglasses stolen in Cowbridge
BAVO trains 20 people to help communities become 'suicide safer'
Bro Radio and Wessex Garages kick start summer with Free Fuel Friday!
‘Hot weather can be fatal for animals’ warns the RSPCA
Cowbridge Comprehensive pupils head for London
‘Finish Island traffic lights!’ demands resident
Can the Vale get behind Josh’s amazing challenge?
Car show and street market for Bridgend
A Cowbridge Good Citizen is honoured in Town Hall ceremony
Police issue 'recall to prison' appeal
Ogmore woman signs up to support young kidney patient
Vale women tackle cycling challenge
Mayor’s coffee morning boosts Cancer Research
Summer party with the Mayor
Activities during the summer hols at Cowbridge library
Extra CCTV planned all around the Vale
Pencoed-based dancers trip the light fantastic in Offenberg World Cup
Police appeal after Bridgend cyclist is assaulted
Help make history in Bridgend this Saturday
Community hub holds a ‘Big Lunch’ event
Local opticians raise money for Ty Hafan
Mayor’s coffee morning will help ‘Baby Basics’
National Theatre Wales plans to mark 70th anniversary of the NHS
Porthcawl’s Jennings Building – new tenants are named and will be trading very soon
Rhoose boxer off to Junior Commonwealth Games
July Bridgend PACT meetings in Bridgend county
From Thailand to the Vale – rescue dog learns new skills
Sandra takes over at Porthcawl Rotary
'Conservatives are just following Labour’s plans' – a letter from Coun Neil Moore, former Vale Council Leader
Barry Mayor welcomes his personal Scout troop
Chamber of Trade has a new president
Maesteg Mayor looks back on a successful year of fundraising
War In The Air exhibition opened by Porthcawl’s Mayor
Police discover body of missing Barry man
World War One, July 1917 – how one German torpedo claimed the lives of nine Barry men
Gold awards for Llantwit leaders
New president at Bridgend Lions
Porthcawl group can look back on 24 years of caring
CAVC's 'junior apprentices' complete their course with awards ceremony
Mayor attends Bryn Hafren award evening
Vale AM visits play park
Hafod’s year of fundraising helps two charities
Llanilltyd Fawr has ‘royal connection’ and a collection day
Open day at the Men's Shed in Tondu. Meet the members of the Squirrel's Nest.
Fisherman rescued after BST tide time mix-up
Penarth Aviation Society enjoy west Wales museums
Jill becomes the first female president of Barry Rotary Club
Davies backs support for young arthritis sufferers
Landlord saves the day for stroke club!
MBE for ‘unique’ landlocked lifeguards who patrol Cold Knap
Cowbridge Cubs enjoy their summer camp
St Donat’s Chorale says au revoir to musical director Carl
'Celebrate and support our regional airports' – a GEM reader's letter.
Doggy double hoping for perfect match
Penarth quiz raises cash for Cancer Research UK
Bridgend Samaritans receive cash boost from team Dragon’s Breath
Great family day out with the Dogs Trust
‘Hot weather can be fatal for animals’ warns RSPCA
Will you help others 'cross the mythical learning bridge’ in the Vale?
Romilly pupils try yoga on the beach
Further upgrade work for Barry Island viaduct this summer
‘Finish Island traffic lights!’ demands resident
Thousands visit Barry Island’s Beats, Eats and Treats
Vale's increase in crime
‘Cemetery Approach needs street lights!’
Young ‘Desert Rat’ meets the real thing as Llantwit’s Alf (96) attends a reunion
Cancer Research fundraiser in Barry today
‘Upgrade to Dinas Powys road might ease traffic problems’
Bridgend school taken out of special measures
AM raises the ante on gambling
Derek Brockway backs Valeways
Lifeguards’ warning after 20 rescues in four days at Ogmore beach – New sandbanks are safety hazards
Grace needs help to remember her dad with a charity gig!
Action group’s warning sign at council offices.
‘Don’t dismiss e-canvass emails as a scam’ warns BCBC
Lorraine won't let cancer beat her
Police appeal for missing Barry man
Cowbridge Memorial Gate will tell the story of a family scarred by World War One
Reduced rates for Bridgend town retailers
Rhoose Library open day
Much-loved, but rotten, trees felled in Barry
Llantwit ladies lovely in lavender
Council warns it could impose fines for 'tombstoning', as well as death
Daniela Mylot: a female Dick Francis
Bridgend foster carer wins poetry competition
‘Government not doing enough’ on hospital waiting times – says UKIP AM
St Donat’s Chorale says au revoir to musical director Carl
Bridgend MP asks ‘what are British values?’
‘Where is maintenance to road at recycling plant?’ asks resident
Camera van to snap ‘dangerous’ school-run parking
Spider-Man's Homecoming is Marvel-lous! Screen Talk with Gareth Jamieson
Iwan’s skills take him to Welsh title
British Armed Forces ‘offer little to our allies,’ claims Madeleine Moon
Band night raises thousands for male suicide charity
Great tea party at Marie Curie Hospice
Teenager found 'safe and well'
Youngsters from around the Vale have a great day out – thanks to Barry Scout Fete
HOWZAT? Local primary school wins ICC art contest
Judy Murray encourages girls to play tennis in Vale trip
Toy and train sale returns to Penarth
A scorching solstice walk turns foggy for Cowbridge U3A
Barry councillor's warm tribute to Ben - 'a big character and impossible to replace'
Gina to run for town’s Christmas lights appeal!
St John’s Church summer fair at Newton Green, Porthcawl
Reduced rates for retailers
Very busy month ahead for Cowbridge Male Voice Choir
Penarth LitFest offers a packed weekend
'Older people are isolated in the new online world' – a letter to The GEM
PTA’s wild west summer fair
Two people rescued from Sully Island
Cowbridge cycle race attracts teams from far and wide
‘Selfies’ exhibition at Cowbridge’s Old Hall
The Vale was represented at South Wales Armed Forces Day
Vale Ramblers seek out the best views in Wales
‘Action required’ at Rhoose Point
Popular ‘family fun day’ in Cadoxton
Katie turns out for ‘Wales Red’
The Americans are coming... to Poems and Pints
Oak Field Primary pupils become DJs
Barry store will be backing Ty Hafan
Stormy Down’s role in World War Two is remembered with a flypast
Wright’s Baby Driver is all kinds of cool!
£1m to be spent on road resurfacing in Vale
Free parking pilot scheme at Rhiw car park in Bridgend
Annual Barry Scouts and Guides fete
Maesteg Festival stars burn brightly
Campaign group's warning sign, and meeting in Sully
‘Upgrade to Dinas Powys road might ease traffic problems’
Resident’s fear after ‘dog on dog’ attack.
Gordon captures ‘Man’s Best Friend’
Work will start on Porthcawl Maritime Centre in October!
Investigation launched after dogs are removed from Barry property
Spectre of Passchendaele looms as Fronwen man becomes the county’s only VC