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Local Homepages and Local Interest Links

Many people have discovered that it is not too difficult to create your own website, and here are some examples of local personal sites, plus other links of local interest.

If you have created your own personal site and would like to be listed on this site, or know of any other sites of local interest, please submit the details via the Feedback pages.

Please note that these site links are not under our control and we have no association with them. Their contents can change at any time, and we accept no responsibility for their content.

Personal Pages Links

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Yddraigfelyn's Barry Town FC fan site

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Gareth's Home!

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The Mary Hopkin Friendly Society (fan site)

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Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby Fan Site

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Jean's Orchid site - as her friend Nita points out, Jean is a pretty amazing senior Barrian! Enjoy the links to her other sites, including Poetry, Lighthearted Lakes, Orchids, and Linkware.

Local Interest Links

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Barry Male Voice Choir's new website (2009)

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History of police work in the South Wales ports, including Barry.

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The Barry Bus Depot - a group restoring and storing old buses in the Broad Street Bus Depot

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The Barry FLIKR group - some excellent photographs of the Barry area

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PUKKA Productions - the newest most exciting amateur dramatics group in Barry!

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Read about the work of South Wales Swan Rescue. Also has contact details for reporting dead, injured or poorly swans.

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My School Days - dedicated to photographs of Barry Schools.

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Recently awarded a silver maritime award a new website in tribute of Captain Care of Barry and his crew of the SS. Tregenna, her survivors, relatives and all in peril on the sea.

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Some very nice photographs of Barry and the surrounding area from Callum Hamilton.

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Shipping movements in the channel - possibly live. (Supposed to be live, but I'm damned if I can make 'em out! Still, it is a bit hazy...!

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Thousands of Old Photos of the United Kingdom from www.oldukphotos.com, including a variety around the Barry area.

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Cardiff On The Web has lots of links relevant to Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan, plus comprehensive information on local events and a whole lot more.

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Digital Allsorts is a site with numerous photographs of Barry, plus other local interest pictures!

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A Windsurfing site featuring local beaches and windsurfers, and lots of nice action pictures!

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Barry and Cardiff photographs - mainly "then", but with the promise of more "now" to come...

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The Barry & District News website - local news and events, plus more...

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The Knowhere Guide - An informal guide to Barry! Contains occasional strong language and opinions!

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Brian and Wendy Whitehead's Photo Albums. Some nice images, many of interest to Barrians.

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Data Wales - assorted Welsh information and links

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GENUKI - Genealogy UK & Ireland - provides historical data of the Barry area, plus links to other similar genealogy sites and organisations.

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Railways in Wales - a comprehensive site including information on the proposal to re-open the Vale line to passenger traffic.

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Railway Development Society - with more information on the Vale line proposals

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Nice site for the nearby town of Cowbridge (.co.uk) including history, photos, business and links

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Coastguard Association (Penarth Branch)

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The Barry Coastguard Station Site

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The Barry lifeboat site

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Cardiffweb - Not a bad area overview

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icwales - Western Mail and Echo site, sadly gone commercial, with apparently little real local news.

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Totalwales local Barry pages - a basic overview remains, but most of the links no loner work. I'll probably remove the link soon if it doesn't gain some relevance!.

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Nice site of steamship pictures (including Waverley) and extensive links to other maritime sites

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Paddle Steamer Waverley pages, including trip logs and timetables

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South Wales Swan Rescue - sometimes seen plodding around the mud in the Old Harbour...

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Images of Penarth - nice ones!

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VisitCardiff - mainly lists of businesses and attractions in and around Cardiff.

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A site devoted to the UWIST student residents of Glan-y-Mor at the Knap. And the scary thing is that I was a UWIST student at that time!

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Barry Life - part of the BBC South East Wales website

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Penarth Life - part of the BBC South East Wales website

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Cowbridge Life - part of the BBC South East Wales website

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