Wenvoe Statistics

    Some interesting facts: Wenvoe Residents   From time-to-time the Vale of Glamorgan (like all local authorities and governments) will collect information to inform planning decisions on schools, roads, housing, business and other strategic developments. The information used here is taken from the most recent UK National Survey (published mid-year 2015) and the Vale of Glamorgan Public Opinion Survey […]

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July Planning Applications

    • Land off Chapel Terrace, Twyn Yr Odyn. Construction of new barn to be used for stabling and animal shelter with areas for feed/hay storage and maintenance of plant and machinery in connection with the land. Due to the barn’s proposed prominent location on the site the Council would not support the application, the ridge slopes being part […]

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July Planning Updates

Planning updates The following applications have been approved • 9 Tarrws Close, – First floor extension over existing kitchen. • 9 Grange Close, Wenvoe Non-Material Amendment – Window alteration to the rear elevation. Discharge of conditions 8. 10 and 13 in relation to planning application 2015/00089/FUL • Land South of Wenvoe and East of Port Road, Wenvoe Variation of Condition […]

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WENVOE LITTER PICK

If anyone doubted whether it was worth doing a litter-pick around Wenvoe our first organised litter-pick will have proved them wrong with 10 bags filled in just an hour. Not only does it improve the appearance of an area but it can improve safety. We found broken glass on the pavement outside the school, on Grange Park and in the […]

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July Community Library News

  Most of the news this month has been in the digital realm, which is probably a sign of the times. We have established a Facebook (FB) site of our own which can be found on FB by searching "Wenvoe Community Library". If you would "Like" and "Follow" us then that would be great; we can issue updates and reminders […]

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Glazed Plum Cake Courgette, Basil and Ricotta Tart

  Glazed Plum Cake Courgette, Basil and Ricotta Tart 375g ready rolled puff pastry 1 x 250g tub ricotta 3tbsp grated Grana Padano cheese ! large egg beaten handful of fresh basil 3 spring onions, trimmed and thinly sliced 75g thin parma ham, sliced into strips 1 large clove of garlic, crushed 3 med courgettes cut into thin slices 2tbsp […]

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Glazed Plum Cake

Glazed Plum Cake   200g softened butter 8 red or purple plums 140g golden caster sugar, + 1 extra tbsp grated zest of 1 large lemon 6 tbsp full cream milk 85g blanched almonds, chopped, not too small 6 heaped tbsp redcurrant or plum jelly 3 eggs, lightly beaten 175g self-raising flour 2 tbsp cassis or port Heat oven 160c […]

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What’s In The Headlines?

  What’s In The Headlines? For as long as I can remember, I always wanted to be like my brother. He is not older than me – in fact, he is a minute younger than I am. But because of his writing talent, and due to his impeccably hardworking nature, it always seemed as though he could do no wrong. […]

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