All posts by Alison Sanders

Hundreds sign petition to save Plasnewydd Community Centre

Hundreds sign petition to save Plasnewydd Community Centre
February 19, 2013 No Comments »

Hundreds of people have signed a petition to save Plasnewydd Community Centre from Cardiff council’s proposed budget cuts. The centre, on Shakespeare Street, could close along with Pontprennau Community Centre as part of proposals to save £65,000 in the 2013-14 ... Read More »

Former councillor calls for annual swimming race to be reinstated at Splott Pool

Former councillor calls for annual swimming race to be reinstated at Splott Pool
February 18, 2013 No Comments »

A former councillor has called on Cardiff council to reinstate an annual swimming race at a threatened city pool. The swimming race between Cardiff city councillors was an annual fixture at the Cardiff Swimming Club gala at Guildford Crescent Swimming ... Read More »

Tesco ‘refuses’ to contribute to Wellfield Road Christmas lights display

Tesco ‘refuses’ to contribute to Wellfield Road Christmas lights display
February 8, 2013 2 Comments »

Supermarket giant Tesco has been accused of refusing to contribute to a Christmas lights display on a city high street. The Wellfield Road Traders Association, which organises the festive decoration of the Roath street every year, branded the retail chain ... Read More »

Pontcanna’s Diner 77 to change hands after 23 years

Pontcanna’s Diner 77 to change hands after 23 years
January 25, 2013 No Comments »

A Cardiff diner popular with Billie Piper, Charlotte Church and food lovers for more than 20 years is to undergo a change in name and ownership. The revamp marks the departure of Diner 77’s owner Ian Campbell, who is seeking ... Read More »

Parking concerns over proposals for new community centre in Roath

Parking concerns over proposals for new community centre in Roath
January 4, 2013 4 Comments »

A new community centre being proposed for Roath could create parking problems, according to local businesses. The Madni Masjid Trust wants to create a new community centre on Dalcross Street in Roath. Plans have been submitted to Cardiff council for ... Read More »

Protesters interrupt dedication of Pontcanna Fields

Protesters interrupt dedication of Pontcanna Fields
December 21, 2012 1 Comment »

The row over the future of Llandaff Fields continued yesterday when protesters interrupted a formal ceremony nearby. Pontcanna Fields was officially dedicated as one of seven Queen Elizabeth II Fields in the city earning them royal protection as part of ... Read More »