All posts by Carys Hepworth

Occupy Cardiff to show support for city homeless

Occupy Cardiff to show support for city homeless
August 1, 2012 3 Comments »

A demonstration in solidarity with Cardiff’s homeless will take place today. Protest group Occupy Cardiff will show its support for homeless people in Cardiff by taking sleeping bags, cardboard boxes and slogans to the lawn outside City Hall from 6pm. ... Read More »

Cardiff central library to reopen after a week’s closure due to shattered glass panels

Cardiff central library to reopen after a week’s closure due to shattered glass panels
July 28, 2012 2 Comments »

Cardiff’s central library will reopen on Monday, having been closed for a week after a glass panel shattered on the fifth floor. The library was forced to close last Monday, July 23, for safety checks and an intensive clean after ... Read More »

Community concerns over Llanrumney mental health facility

Community concerns over Llanrumney mental health facility
June 15, 2012 No Comments »

A community has claimed mental health patients were moved into a facility backing on to its streets without notification or consultation. Residents of Bridgwater Road, Llanrumney, Cardiff, said they only found out a few days ago that patients would be ... Read More »

Brides lose out as Cardiff wedding shop is forced to close

Brides lose out as Cardiff wedding shop is forced to close
June 7, 2012 11 Comments »

Brides have been left without wedding dresses just weeks before their big day after a wedding shop was forced to close. Suzanne James bridal shop in Cardiff’s Castle Arcade closed its doors last week after the owner did “everything possible” ... Read More »

Cardiff grandmother knits Diamond Jubilee carriage

Cardiff grandmother knits Diamond Jubilee carriage
May 31, 2012 10 Comments »

It’s the Queen and Prince Philip as you’ve never seen them before. Cardiff great-grandmother Norah Howarth has knitted a two-foot royal carriage to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. Norah is so dedicated to the Royal Family she has even abandoned celebrating ... Read More »

Friends of Hailey Park in fundraising campaign to revamp play area

Friends of Hailey Park in fundraising campaign to revamp play area
April 13, 2012 No Comments »

A community is bidding to raise more than £4,000 to transform a rundown play area into a well-equipped, modern playground. The Friends of Hailey Park want to install modern, activity-based games and instalments like a rock climbing wall and slide, ... Read More »

MAS Carnival fun lights up Cardiff

MAS Carnival fun lights up Cardiff
August 8, 2011 No Comments »

Fairies, butterflies, pirate ships and even Queen Elizabeth I took to the streets for Saturday’s MAS Carnival. Sunny weather helped draw the crowds in their thousands to the annual festival, which formed part of Cardiff’s Big Weekend celebrations. Hundreds of ... Read More »

Petition to stop theatre group cuts presented to Assembly

Petition to stop theatre group cuts presented to Assembly
March 8, 2011 No Comments »

A theatre group working with people with disabilities has presented a petition to WAG in the face of funding cuts Read More »