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The Laconia Incident remembered
Place your order now for a Poppy wreath
Porthcawl police appeal over missing man (54)
Health board offers apprenticeship recruitment day this week
Barry girls of 1967 look forward to reunion
MP attends country show
Rhoose Nippers head west for a successful competition
Dinas Powys Rotarians say ‘welcome’ to new member
Transplant patient Katie to run Cardiff 10k
Coronation Street reunion a success
Double triumph for Brooke and Mr Monty
Rotary Club’s Youth Leader is praised
Photography society keeps busy during its holiday break
Campaign group welcomes extension to consultation deadline
Radio manager steps down
Bridge lessons in Bridgend
Bridgend mother paces towards her personal best for son
The word ‘Welsh’ seems to be in the eye of the beholder – a GEM letter writer responds to criticism
'Keep the coast clear' – says conservation society
Dinas Powys volunteers show their concern for community
Porthcawl Lions hand out 100 children’s books
‘Get us to the wedding on time’ pleads groom
Defibrillators: know where they are
Pencoed Comprehensive School celebrates ‘fantastic’ results
Memories of Bridgend in WWII sought
Penarth rallies round to help grieving family
Vale Council praises ‘outstanding’ A-Level results
Brynteg head's delight at ‘outstanding’ A-Level results
Waste food 'to become fertiliser'
'Richard Taylor Skate Trophy' event this Saturday in Barry
The whole truth, according to Welsh Water...
Llantwit pensioner’s distress at 'breach of trust'
Cooking demo at Topstak
‘A-Level Standards maintained in Bridgend county borough’ – says cabinet member
Barry Island fundraiser in memory of Stacey
Barry Comprehensive School posts another 'outstanding' set of A-Level results
Maesteg pupils celebrate ‘outstanding’ A-Level results
WRU raises funds for Ty Hafan
‘Outstanding’ results at Cowbridge Comprehensive says delighted headteacher
Another record year of A-Level results for Bryntirion Comprehensive School
A-Level celebrations at Ysgol Bro Morgannwg
South Wales Police issue appeal for owners of Suzuki Alto
Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen pupils celebrate A-Level results
Delight at Porthcawl Comprehensive after A-Level results
A-Level success for Llantwit Major School pupils
Brackla Seniors celebrate and remember
Rhoose Community Library is nominated for an award
Thanks – and a farewell – from ballet school
‘Lord Mountbatten Scholarship’ launched at Atlantic College
Breakdown cites 'stress' as the major cause of absenteeism at the Vale Council
Barry park claims to have the biggest ‘outdoor active zone’ in Britain
Exam Results Helpline prepares for thousands of calls on A-Level results day
Terry’s run from Buckingham Palace to Porthcawl
Penarth family remember Albert, who died 100 years ago in Passchendaele
‘Captain Cymru’ aids autism campaign
Barry SI support ‘Shopping Local’
Lucy’s death in Zambia was an accident
A ‘Devonshire Peal’ for Alf on his 90th
Ogmore-by-Sea gets new village hall
‘We need a proper say on Northern Access Road’ say Community Council
Police open day at Newbridge Fields
Side saddle award goes to Hannah
Rural crime figures are down in Wales
Rhiannon learns of a Barry man’s chance meeting with her father
Pencoed care home’s annual summer fete
Town council’s grant to improve footpath
Cowbridge Rotary present £12,000 to Alzheimer’s Research
Open day at Cefn’s historic signal box
‘I never dreamt we’d raise so much for Ty Hapus
Learn woodwork and weaving in Wick
Mayor opens art exhibition at the Grand Pavilion
Taking a look over a summer of cinematic triumphs and disasters... Screen Talk with Gareth Jamieson
Vote, vote vote for Barry YMCA’s top young people
Persistent rogue trader from Maesteg is jailed
Matchmaking in the bee world – how to get a lost swarm back with a queen – by Harold Williams
Pub pun picks up top prize at the Vale Show
Silver Band knocks them dead with new take on a great Welsh classic
Great Ormond Street fundraiser at Wenvoe
Book review – Owen Tudor, The Godfather of the Tudors
WRU comes to Barry to raise cash for Ty Hafan
‘Barry Kicks’ is three years old
Llanfair pupils get creative on photography course
NFU lunch is a fine curtain-raiser for the rural Vale’s stunning annual showcase
City deal is top of the agenda at the Vale Show business breakfast
Cowbridge U3A recall the days of ‘Five Boys’ chocolate, syrup of figs and the 11-plus
'Challenge 1954' for Luke
Despair for drivers as cars disappear beneath River Ogmore
Barry rowers battle the elements at Mumbles
Exhibition remembers a maritime tragedy
Finding those dog-friendly attractions in the Vale
Anniversary celebration for Llantwit Major’s ‘new community’
When Robeson held a packed Porthcawl audience spellbound
Barry choir’s date for Wales v Aussies
A swede little mystery – Let BBC Wales take you to the Land of the Giants
Plea to keep access roads free after casualty stretchered off coastal path
Vale Mayor visits Cadoxton healthy eating project
Olivia (7) meets her gymnastics heroine
Ramblers’ coastal walk includes a slice of history
Magic moments at High Street's Summer Fayre.
People loved High Street Barry's Summer Fayre!
Vale dad tells how he was given a Flying Start on special anniversary
Vale misses out on Coastal Communities funding
A trip to Lacock Abbey for Southerndown WI – but no Mr Darcy!
Choir were ‘humbled’ by Menin Gate ceremony
Further photos from Glyn Evans of the Vale Show 2017
Cats Protection Bridgend steps back in time to celebrate the charity’s 90th anniversary!
Green Flags for Wenvoe
Maesteg choir raises roof for Kelly’s Wish
Looking around the Vale Show with Andy Wicks
More Vale Show photographs from Glyn Evans
Davies supports ‘Teddy Jump’ day
Cowbridge junior rider triumphs at National Schools Jumping competition
Two new directors for Bridgend social housing company
Local artist wins council ‘commission’
Rhiannon learns of Barry man’s chance meeting with her long-lost father
Vale Show 2017 photos by Glyn Evans
Summer camps for budding game designers, engineers and beauty experts at CAVC
‘By-pass is vital’ claims Dinas Powys group
Health board contracts 'a scandal', says Welsh Conservative leader
Cowbridge Music Festival line-up
Solid support from 'Ally's Allies'
Apology after Vale mayor's car is parked in disabled bay
Maesteg school to cost an EXTRA £46 million because of PFI
'An inconvenient truth for Labour WASPI supporters'
Who will be at Barry's High Street Fayre
Register for Cowbridge 10k and 5k Cancer Research UK charity runs
NRW responds to claim of ‘controversial descriptions’
Antony's successful ride to Barcelona for Ty Hapus charity
Docks Incinerator Action Group to hold public meeting in King Square
Cheeky resident dumps rubbish in another street
CECC’s appeal does not diminish with age
Moot met with Bridgend Scout's approval
Porthcawl art exhibition this weekend
Barry coach company has licence revoked
Bike ride to support Marie Curie hospice
Glamorgan Pony Club off to championships
Charity fishing tourney on August 20
Dinas Powys Rotary Club welcomes new president Simon
Toddle baby Marnie has something to smile about!
Family ‘fun walk’ for Noah’s Ark charity
Out and about at the Vale Show – with Andy Wicks.
More pictures from the Vale Show – with Andy Wicks
Vale woman plans a charity run to help transport group
Penarth churches also nominated in ‘Sacred Wales’ competition – a GEM reader's letter.
‘Clean bill of health for Vale Council’ says Wales Audit Office
Inspectors recogise Oldcastle Primary as ‘an innovative school’
Vets partnership spreads RNLI’s water safety message
Colwinston cyclists pull out all the stops for Velindre
Ogmore Castle drama: Knight in shining armour wades to a family’s rescue
Children’s library re-opens for summer reading in Penarth
Cowbridge Rotarians rally to give town car park a make-over
Valerian is visually stunning, but narratively leggy... Film review by Gareth Jamieson
Rotary youth exchange students are introduced to Welsh culture
Collecting in the rain, to make sure Llantwit’s in full bloom!
Penarth lifeboat rescues people as causeway floods
St Clare’s team smash the Three Peaks Challenge for charity
Barry Beavers unveil commemorative book
Police appeal for whereabouts of Bethany
Old Wick School reunion next week at the Lamb & Flag
Couple celebrating 70th wedding anniversary say secret to long marriage is in sharing holidays
Are you tired of the daily commute? Vale regeneration team wants new uses for rural buildings
Forty-strong cast at Barry Comprehensive School performs Billy Elliot: The Musical for four nights to wide acclaim
Afternoon tea at the Museum
Pyle woman’s fraudulent benefit claim for £29,000
Bridgend Ramblers aim for 2,000 miles target
Yorkshire accent but ‘a Welsh girl at heart’... Rhiannon in search for her long lost dad
Retired surgeon dissects history of brain surgery for local Probus club.
St Athan Fun Day draws 500 people
‘Weeping Window’ of Poppies is on show in Cardiff Bay – a close up look at famous Tower Bridge tribute
DIAG to hold public meeting at Castleland Community Centre
Cowbridge choir stalwart honoured at annual concert
Latest Llantwit Major town planning applications
Is it time to bring German-style synchronised traffic lights to the Vale?
Lottery Fund visits BAVO
A Welcome from the Vale Show President – On show, Welsh agriculture and local produce at its best!
Penarth walkers take a ramble through Rhoose
Barry Rotarians spread the ‘Message in a Bottle’
Golf tourney helps charity
Barry's womens' refuge benefits from Soroptimists' challenge
Puff piece squeezed into The GEM
Jam Fund spreads donations
A close shave? Red Arrows pilots' skill produces a great picture.
Local man wanted on ‘recall to prison’
KPC Youth and Community sign up again for challenge
Nominate your favourite sacred space for an award
Playgroup’s annual trip to the seaside
Vale kitchen assistant Gareth wins an award
Coastguard and RNLI help ‘pedal-powered’ boat day after she begins UK circumnavigation
U3A members are reminded of the ‘clear plate is a clear conscience’ generation
Cannabis factory raided in Bridgend
Join the team showing off the best of Bridgend county
Memorial bowling event for Lez smashes the record
Llangan Garden Club digs for victory in school tourney
Red Arrows thrill huge crowds on Barry Island
U3A walkers have a mixed day on latest adventure
Polocrosse debut at the Vale Show!
Barry’s All Saints Choir excels itself at Bath Abbey
Stanwell School reports on summer news roundup
AM drops in for a tour of the Sandville
Fun all day the Celtic Way
RNLI urges caution during 'deadliest month'
Finalists announced for Bridgend Business Forum Awards
Music students end the term on a high note
Village welcomes home its long distance cycling heroes!
Train and toy sale pulls into Barry Island Station this Sunday
Anguish of women who received vaginal mesh treatment
Vale shutterbugs snap-happy in all weathers
At the Vale Show, the Food Court says Croeso! – and there's so much to tempt you!
Vale Show dog contest 'always a crowd pleaser'
Admiral's 'Atlantic' RIB wins award
Reader sends rocket to Barry Island traders over fireworks
'Dementia-friendly' plans for Penarth hopsice
Welsh Conservative leader says: "SCRAP PLANS FOR THE NORTHERN ACCESS ROAD!"
'Business support website' revamped by Vale Council
Fairport Convention singer to perform at Barry Arts Festival
Countdown to summer fayre
Getting to the Vale Show is easy by bus
Horticulture’s marquee of delights at the Vale Show
Sea cadets need volunteers to keep up the good work
This is Sparky. Will you give him a home?
Marathon MP hands over £5,000 cheque to Vale Charity
Hope Project is making Headway at Bryn Hafren
Red Arrows set to wow the crowds on Sunday
Valeways walkers on the trail of landmark stones
Extra sheep shearing thrills this year at the Vale Show!
Sweeping statement from Lycra-clad cyclist
DIAG and allies plan public meeting
Barry magician disappears... to London
‘Proms concert’ gives pupils a chance to play before an audience
What the blazes? Barry Island aglow in fire show
Miss Wales is a wow with her four-legged fans at Dogs Trust Bridgend!
A busy schedule for MV Balmoral
St Athan set for fun day
Three years’ jail for Cefn Cribwr ‘cannabis farmer’
An invitation from the chairman of the Vale of Glamorgan Show
Pupils join together for Barry dance project
Graduation ceremony celebrates young people returning to education
Penarth park play area is revamped
Penarth pupils delve back in time for a heritage project
When the Llynfi Valley was reserved for hunters!
Award celebrates Roy’s 45 years in farming!
New Mayor announces her chosen charities – and plans to write a book
‘Chariot Festival’ brings communities together
U3A walkers have a mixed day on latest adventure
Join Ty Hafan’s ‘Army of Angels’
Showjumping draws top riders to Vale Show
Friends and Neighbours celebrate 10th anniversary
Josh’s incredible challenge shows strength of the human spirit
Fay and Mark publicise High Street Summer Fayre on Bro Radio
Parkrun takes off in Llynfi Valley
Cowbridge remembers the Passchendaele fallen
Penarth Aviation Society looks to electric flight
Barry man’s ‘horrific’ attack on his friend
Red Arrows to fly over Barry Island
Merrymen dominate Skittle League
Operatic favourites in Cor Bro Ogwr concert
Cowbridge Male Voice Choir's annual concert given extra boost by president Iona!
Green award for Bridgend social housing company
Freemasons vote garden party in Llantwit resounding success
Mayor’s summer party at the Green Acres
Hunt for person who used crossbow to fire at ducks
Sports day at Barry Comprehensive
Man 'set upon' in Pyle – police issue appeal
Bridgend lifts coveted Rotary bowls trophy
The Big Sick is a thoroughly engaging look at modern love... Screen Talk with Gareth Jamieson
Anguish of women who received ‘mesh’ treatment
Porthcawl RNLI rescues experienced sailors in ‘textbook’ operation
New project makes sports pupils more disability aware
The early days of August 1917 exact a heavy toll on Porthcawlians ­– while back home a baker is fined for his flaky pasties
A tornado in the Bristol Channel?
Double launch for summer reading fun in Bridgend
Japanese garden is part of open day scheme
Remembering Parc Slip mining disaster
Famous golfing names find a Porthcawl 'breeze' is hard to handle!
More famous names from the Royal Porthcawl – spotted by Glyn Evans.
GlastonBARRY rocks Romilly Park
GlastonBARRY proves a hit!
GlastonBARRY rocks at Romilly Park
Barry Rotary duck race voted ‘a great success’
Penarth florist blooms in Barbados ‘world Olympics’!
Miss Vale holds a tea party in memory of her beloved gran
Docks Incinerator Action Group to hold public meeting August 9
Art attack at St Clares
A mystery ‘island’ off the coast of Porthcawl!
Pupils’ Participation Day benefts local community
Police anxious to speak to local man
Learners gain their awards at the ValePlus summer fete
Police ask: ‘Do you recognise this man?’
Rotary gift to Ty Cornell project
Children’s ‘park run’ set for Romilly
Cowbridge Old Hall Garden holds on to its Green Flag
Pencoed man has given 40 years to the ‘Buffs’
WASPIs hope for pension debate
RNLI surprise Barry’s top volunteer Liz with award
Bridgend Soroptimists praised at luncheon
First ever Aquathlon on Barry Island
Ysgol Dewi Sant is awash with colour and fun as pupils mark the end of the school year
With Music in Mind sings at Gerontology conference!
Highlight Park WI members head off to the Cotswolds
Six award-winning green spaces are unveiled in Bridgend county borough
MG Owners’ Club hands Sister Gwyneth a cheque
How rain helped Barry Duck Race go more quackly
Churches Together welcome Comprehensive’s new pupils
Sony UK’s ‘unprecedented growth’ at Pencoed centre
Sant Baruc – news Newyddion Sant Baruc
Vale for Africa raises £1,000 at the Summer Serenade
Could Thumper the Staffie be your friend for life?
Biomass: cat let out of the bag’ – GEM letter
Barry Town United given boost by council
It’s a great day at Porthcawl carnival – despite the gloomy weather forecasts!
JOGLE4Cancer group takes on epic challenge
‘Inspirational’ adult learners are honoured with college awards
Surprise treats for members of Porthcawl Stroke Club
Watt's that? Bright sparks build electric car
Going to Porthcawl summer festival? Of course you arrrrrr!
St Illtyd junior bowls team take Llantwit title
Army called in to deal with fireworks in Penarth shop
Holm, sweet Holm, at least for the night
Bridgend lift coveted Rotary bowls trophy
Scrapping Second Severn Crossing tolls 'will boost economy'
Business and union leaders hit out over electrification halt. Conflicting views on future of trains in south Wales by Tim Chapman
MP asks for slow pace of superfast broadband in Wales to be speeded up
No wandering as lonely as a cloud for these ramblers...
Friendship Tree festival cancelled because of unfriendly weather
Another major role for local actress
Cowbridge U3A keep composed during Viennese whirl
‘Alfie’ issues face-to-face challenge to homophobic abusers
Heartbreak for six-year-old Shayla after someone kills her pet rabbit
Remembering all British and Commonwealth soldiers who fell at Passchendaele
Barry litter-picking this weekend
Choir pays tribute to the Welsh at Ypres
'A politician's nationalism in The GEM' writes a reader
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 Senior 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