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Meet the Redcoats who fell in love at Barry's Butlin's

Thirty years after the closure of Barry's Butlin's resort, two former Redcoats have been back to share their memories.

Victor and Karen Bonutto met at the resort and have been together ever since.


Police name van driver killed in Barry crash

Police have named a man who died in a road traffic collision in Barry on Saturday.

Merthyr Dyfan Road in Barry. Credit: Google Street View

Christopher Harry Barnfield, 70, from Abergavenny was driving a Mercedes Sprinter van which was in collision with the central reservation and road signs just north of the junction with Merthyr Dyfan Court.

The happened at around 10.25 am on Saturday 21st November.

South Wales Police is appealing for any witnesses to contact them.


Man dies after car accident in Barry

A man has died after a road accident in Barry.

South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place this morning on Merthyr Dyfan Road.

A Mercedes Sprinter van was involved in the accident, which took place near the junction with Merthyr Dyfan Court.

Credit: Google Maps

The Police would like to speak to any person who witnessed the collision or the driving of the vehicle prior to the collision and who have not yet given their details.

– South Wales Police

Man arrested following 'serious assault' in Barry

A man has been arrested in connection with an assault on a man in his 60s at a block of flats in Barry.

Ramsey Road in Barry. Credit: Google Street View

South Wales Police says the 32 year-old was arrested in St Athan in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 28th October.

The assault occurred at a block of flats in Ramsey Road, Barry, at approximately 4am on Tuesday.

The victim – who is in his 60s - was in a critical condition at the University Hospital of Wales has since improved and is now in a stable condition.

I would like to reassure the local community that this was an isolated incident and that a man was arrested within hours of the incident happening following extensive arrest enquiries.

We would still like to hear from anybody who has information about what happened or who noticed anything suspicious.

– Acting Detective Chief Inspector Steve Jennings

Man in critical condition after assault in Barry

Police are appealing for information after officers were called out to an address in Barry in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a man in his 60s was assaulted.

Ramsey Road, Barry where a cordon is now in place. Credit: Google Street View

Police say they were called to the "serious assault" at block of flats in Ramsey Road at 4am.

The victim – a male in his 60s - was taken to the University Hospital of Wales with facial and head injuries where he remains in a critical condition.

Police are trying to establish the whereabouts of a local man in his 30s who they would like to speak to about the incident.

A police cordon has been set up within the premises on Ramsey Road.

Anybody with information is urged to contact South Wales Police via 101 quoting reference *397845, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555.

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