All posts by Ciaran Jones

In pictures: Cardiff Mardi Gras parade

In pictures: Cardiff Mardi Gras parade
September 3, 2012 No Comments »

A carnival of colour swept Cardiff’s streets as thousands of visitors attended the city’s first ever Mardi Gras parade at the weekend. Floats led a parade from Dumballs Road on Saturday morning as participants waved flags and blew whistles on ... Read More »

Cardiff to get its own radio soap

Cardiff to get its own radio soap
August 23, 2012 1 Comment »

You’ve heard of The Archers – but now a radio soap opera set in the cosmopolitan streets of Cardiff Bay is set to hit the airwaves. The show, named Sophia Square, charts the lives of residents in a fictional square ... Read More »

Television personality Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett to host Rhiwbina charity quiz night

Television personality Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett to host Rhiwbina charity quiz night
June 27, 2012 No Comments »

Television quiz show personality Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett is holding a special charity quiz in Cardiff next month. The 46-year-old, who is a ‘chaser’ on ITV daytime quiz show The Chase, is posing the questions at the charity quiz in ... Read More »

Police called to robbery at Pontprennau Waitrose

Police called to robbery at Pontprennau Waitrose
June 12, 2012 No Comments »

Robbers jumped security guards loading a cash machine at a Cardiff supermarket today and got away with an undisclosed sum of money. Police were called to Waitrose in Croescadarn Close in Pontprennau at 11.40am after security guards re-stocking an ATM ... Read More »

Police investigating Peter Lewis murder appeal for potential witness to come forward

Police investigating Peter Lewis murder appeal for potential witness to come forward
June 8, 2012 No Comments »

Detectives investigating the murder of a popular pensioner in Cardiff have issued CCTV images of a man they wish to identify. Peter Lewis, 68, died of a single stab wound to his stomach when he was attacked in a communal ... Read More »

Great Welsh Beer & Cider festival kicks off at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Great Welsh Beer & Cider festival kicks off at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
June 7, 2012 No Comments »

Thousands of real ale enthusiasts are expected to descend on Cardiff as the annual Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival begins today. Drinkers will be able to sample up to 200 different real ales as well as 60 ciders and ... Read More »

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives
April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s Labour party group has accused Liberal Democrat leader Rodney Berman of plotting a “grubby” power-sharing deal with the Conservatives ahead of forthcoming local elections. After the Lib Dems attacked Labour leader Heather Joyce’s record on speaking in council meetings, ... Read More »

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce
April 19, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s ruling Liberal Democrats have launched a blistering attack on Labour group leader Heather Joyce after revealing she spoke just eight times at Cardiff full council meetings in a year. In a move set to spark further tensions ahead of ... Read More »

Cardiff housing plans ‘must be supported by local services’

Cardiff housing plans ‘must be supported by local services’
March 27, 2012 No Comments »

Politicians have called for new housing plots in Cardiff not to overload services after a list of potential development locations was revealed. Possible sites for more than 450 new homes in the city across 13 electoral wards were unveiled yesterday. ... Read More »