All posts by Aled Blake

Team GB v Uruguay a sell-out in Cardiff

Team GB v Uruguay a sell-out in Cardiff
June 21, 2012 3 Comments »

Team GB’s Olympic football game at the Millennium Stadium is a sell-out, officials have confirmed. The marquee football match in Cardiff will see Team GB take on Uruguay at the Welsh national ground on August 1. It provides South Wales ... Read More »

High streets in Cardiff being ‘taken over’ by pound shops and bookies as chains shut up shop

February 17, 2012 2 Comments »

High streets in Cardiff and South Wales are being taken over by pound shops and bookies as major retail chains shut down stores, new research shows. The retail sector is battling some of its toughest ever challenges – with consumer ... Read More »

How Cardiff escaped the riots and the looting

How Cardiff escaped the riots and the looting
August 11, 2011 1 Comment »

Youth workers who have taken to the streets to speak to teenagers have been praised for helping Cardiff remain free of any large-scale disorder. While cities across England have been hit by looting and violence, with riots in London and ... Read More »

Cardiff City fan group wants rethink of train plans

Cardiff City fan group wants rethink of train plans
August 11, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff City fans have called on Arriva Trains Wales to reconsider its decision to stop trains calling at Ninian Park station for Bluebirds’ home games. The rail company has announced plans to suspend services for three hours either side of ... Read More »

Bristol enterprise zone ‘could be disastrous’ for Cardiff

Bristol enterprise zone ‘could be disastrous’ for Cardiff
July 29, 2011 2 Comments »

The creation of a special business zone in Bristol could prove a “disaster” for South Wales, Cardiff council leader Rodney Berman has warned. Bristol’s enterprise zone – confirmed yesterday – will benefit from discounts on business rates, new superfast broadband, ... Read More »