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30th September 2023
The Victorian Society cover the campaign in their September newsletter. The newsletter leads with an announcement that the Government is going to consult on making the demolition of historic buildings harder.

22nd September 2023
Announcement of court date

13th September 2023
The school is again raised in the Senedd Chamber during a debate about protecting historic assets.

6th April 2023
The Judicial Review fundraising campaign is featured

14th March 2023
The school is featured as part of Women’s History Month

9th February 2023
Girls’ school campaigners go for judicial review: £5,000 raised in just one week


14th June 2022
Result of the planning decision covered, including specific objections by local and regional Councillors

10th June 2022
Cowbridge responds to Council’s demolition plans for former school building

9th June 2022
Former Cowbridge Comprehensive School to be demolished to make way for new homes

7th March 2022
SAVE Britain’s Heritage continues to promote the alternative scheme that would see the school converted into affordable housing units rather than demolished.

6th March 2022
Private Eye covers the Senedd Debate in its ‘Nooks and Corners’ feature

20th February 2022
Senedd Debate is covered on BBC Welsh Parliament

16th February 2022
Senedd Debate on petition seeking a review of the listing decision

16th February 2022
Future of former Cowbridge Intermediate School for Girls to be debated at Senedd today

15th February 2022
Senedd debate granted for historic landmark under threat of demolition

11th February 2022
PRESS RELEASE from SAVE including their alternative scheme that allows conversion of the school

11th February 2022
Victorian school under threat of demolition could be transformed into flats, says heritage charity

11th February 2022
SAVE Cowbridge Old Girls’ School is granted Senedd Debate

11th February 2022
Senedd to debate future of former Cowbridge Intermediate School for Girls

11th February 2022
Landmark in History of Women in Science at Risk of Demolition


22nd November 2021
The campaign to save the school is raised in the Senedd Chamber.

8th October 2021
Campaigners angry as old girls’ school is left in limbo

10th February 2021
Final plans to demolish Cowbridge Old Girls’ School set to go before planning committee


30th October 2020
SAVE unveils plans that retain the former school buildings whilst also providing affordable housing on the site.

12th May 2020
The Petition is discussed by the Petitions Committee

23rd March 2020
Exhibition looked at future of former Cowbridge Girls’ Grammar School

20th March 2020
Victorian school building: Campaign to stop demolition

17th March 2020
Nooks and Crannies

15th March 2020
SAVE backs Campaign to Save Wales’ First Girls’ School

14th March 2020
A look at the history of Cowbridge Girls’ School

14th March 2020
One of Wales’ Victorian treasures is being demolished to build flats – please help us save it

5th March 2020
Campaign to save old Sixth Form building calls a public meeting

20th February 2020
Campaigners vow to oppose Aberthin Road housing plan

23rd January 2020
Hafod is back with new plans for old sixth form building in Cowbridge


20th September 2019
Cowbridge Old Girls School on ‘Most Endangered’ List

13th September 2019

13th September 2019
Breakfast Show with Oliver Hinds

13th September 2019
Cowbridge School named one of the most endangered buildings in the UK

13th September 2019
Cowbridge School appears in the ‘top 10 endangered buildings’ list

13th September 2019
Colliery and tunnel on Victorian Society ‘at risk’ list

13th September 2019
Victorian Society announce Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings 2019

27th April 2019
Cowbridge old school building to become County Treasure?

4th April 2019
Community continue fight against ‘excessive’ development in Cowbridge

17th January 2019
Fury over plans to demolish 100-year-old school building

15th January 2019
Aberthin Road group reports ‘overwhelming support’ against proposed multi-storey development


5th December 2018
Questions – and a few answers – at Cowbridge sixth form public meeting

4th December 2018
Public meeting on December 4th about proposal for a four-storey development in Cowbridge


2nd March 1896: UK Parliament Script Cowbridge School