Barry Island's regeneration will start straight away

Barry Island
The aim is to improve Barry Island as a destination for visitors Credit: ITV News Wales

The Welsh government is announcing funding of £692,000 to start the regeneration of Barry Island. At the former Butlins site a space will be created to host local events and a temporary car park will be built. Some money will also be used for designing further improvements to the holiday resort.

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Barry's Butlins site gets boost

The former Butlins site in Barry will receive over half a million pounds to start regeneration work.