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Thinking of Moving to the Village?


Thinking of Moving to the Village?

If you are thinking of moving into the village and do not know the area, here is some information that you might find useful.
 
Within the village there are thriving groups that meet regularly and hold social events: church, choir, WI, village hall, whist, St Hilary Forum, yoga, walking, hedgerow cut and clear, etc.  And, of course, there's the Bush Inn.
See the first section of the website for details.
The rest of this section provides information about services outside the village.
 
Schools, health facilities, leisure centres, council services etc.
Vale of Glamorgan County Borough Council has a lot of information about the above facilities and others, such as refuse services and local councillors.
Go to http://myvale.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/myGlamorgan.aspx key in the postcode for St Hilary - CF71 7DP - and select any of the houses that are listed to see the comprehensive list of services.
 
There are also private schools in Porthcawl and Cardiff.
Cowbridge has several opticians, dentists and other complementary therapies.
 
Sport and classes
 
Cowbridge Rugby Football ClubBear Field, Cowbridge  Tel:  01447 772595
 
 
Cowbridge Community CollegeOld Hall, High Street, Cowbridge   CF71 7AH
Tel:01446 773831 Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
There is also a gym and swimming pool at the Vale Hotel and Country Club in Hensol.
 
Golf Clubs
 
There are several good golf clubs in the area, including:
The Vale 
- Southerndown
- Brynhill
- Wenvoe
Cotterell Park
- Royal Porthcawl
 
Library
 
Post and mail
The nearest post offices are in St Athan, Llantwit Major and Pontyclun.
The local sorting office is on Llandow Industrial Estate.
 
TRAVEL
 
Bus Services
The X2 bus service runs along the A48 (top of the St Hilary lane) between Cardiff and Bridgend
 
Railway
There are commuter railway stations in Llantwit Major and Pontyclun.
Mainline services are available in Bridgend and Cardiff.
 
Airport
 
Taxi
The local taxi firm is Cowbridge and Vale Cars: 01446 774 714
 
ANIMAL WELFARE
 
Vets
Cowbridge Veterinary Surgeons
North Road, Cowbridge   CF71 7DFTel: 01446 774016
 
Kennels
Crossland Kennels
Crosslands, Llandow  CF71 7PY
01446 793103
 
Petsitters
Unit 9, Vale Business Park, Llandow   CF71 7PF
Tel: 01656 657590
 http://www.petsitters-uk.info  
 
WASTE COLLECTION
 
Refuse is collected early Tuesday mornings.  Recycling every week.  Black bags every other week. Garden refuse alternates with black bags during the summer.
Click here to access the information on the Vale CBC website.
There is a civic amenity site on the Llandow Trading EstateThe Red Cross in Llantwit will collect used, good quality furniture which is suitable for resale: 01446 793665

COWBRIDGE TOWN COUNCILTown Council 
Town Hall, 21 High Street, Cowbridge   CF71 7AD
Tel: 01446 773385 

LLANFAIR COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Contact Jackie Griffin, Clerk to Llanfair Community Council
c/o 41 The Verlands, Cowbridge CF71 7BY
Tel: 01446 773646
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