All posts by Andy Halls

Cardiff girls team aiming for international glory

Cardiff girls team aiming for international glory
January 24, 2011 3 Comments »

Three years ago, girls wanting to play rugby in Cardiff had nowhere to go. Now, thanks to a lot of hard work and fundraising – the girls can finally show the boys how it’s done. Cardiff Quins Girls rugby started ... Read More »

Photo digest: the week in Cardiff

Photo digest: the week in Cardiff
January 24, 2011 No Comments »

Below is a slideshow of the very best of photography last week in Cardiff. If you’ve taken any good pictures of Cardiff, post a link in the comments below, post them to the Cardiff Flickr group or email ed.walker@mediawales.co.uk Read More »

Cardiff Dogs Home full to the brim after Christmas

Cardiff Dogs Home full to the brim after Christmas
January 21, 2011 5 Comments »

Cardiff Dogs Home is full to the brim after taking in nearly 100 new dogs since Christmas. There are two dogs in some kennels and staff are even having to turn dogs away due to lack of space. In January ... Read More »

Police appeal after thieves steal pensioner’s ornaments

Police appeal after thieves steal pensioner’s ornaments
January 20, 2011 Comments Off on Police appeal after thieves steal pensioner’s ornaments

Police are contuining their hunt for thiefs who stole a number of items from an elderly man in St Mellons. They are trying to determine the whereabouts of distinctive china plates and ornaments stolen during a burglary. Detective Constable Steve ... Read More »

A history and a debate: Chippy Lane or Chippy Alley

A history and a debate: Chippy Lane or Chippy Alley
January 20, 2011 11 Comments »

The arrest of Craig Bellamy was a hot topic last week, but online where the incident took place generated the most debate. The alleged assault was said to have taken place on Caroline Street, informally known as ‘Chippy Lane’, but ... Read More »

Board games set for a resurgence in Cardiff

Board games set for a resurgence in Cardiff
January 18, 2011 2 Comments »

The stereotypical view of gaming shops is not necessarily a welcoming one. Long haired, black t-shirt-wearing teenagers talking in a language you don’t understand. But in Cardiff, that couldn’t be further from the truth, as board games begin a resurgence. ... Read More »

Innovative photography project to launch in Cardiff

Innovative photography project to launch in Cardiff
January 15, 2011 7 Comments »

A first-of-its-kind photography magazine is to be launched in Cardiff by two former UWIC students. The ‘Hours Zine’ is the brainwave of fine art graduates Molly Rooke and Matthew Shearer, both 23, and focusses on taking photography ‘back-to-basics’. Each month ... Read More »

Caroline Street: Chippy Lane or Chippy Alley?

Caroline Street: Chippy Lane or Chippy Alley?
January 13, 2011 22 Comments »

Following the arrest of Cardiff City striker Craig Bellamy, for an alleged assault in the centre of Cardiff, there has been much discussion about where the incident took place, or rather the name of it. The assault happened on Caroline ... Read More »

Planning round-up: January 2011

Planning round-up: January 2011
January 13, 2011 1 Comment »

Adamsdown fire station plans fail Controversial plans to convert a ‘derelict’ fire station into more than 500 student flats and a smaller fire station were deferred by councillors, due to a lack of parking provision. The current site, on Adam ... Read More »