All posts by Clare Hutchinson

Splott teenager banned from nine city streets for anti-social behaviour

Splott teenager banned from nine city streets for anti-social behaviour
February 7, 2013 1 Comment »

A teenager has been banned from nine streets in Cardiff after residents complained he was throwing stones, tampering with their cars and climbing into their gardens. Shannas Cable, 18, of Splott, is also banned from associating with 10 people, who ... Read More »

Ben Thompson search enters fifth day

Ben Thompson search enters fifth day
February 7, 2013 No Comments »

Specialist police officers searching for missing rugby fan Ben Thompson will continue their focus on the River Ely and its banks today, as flyers calling for information are handed out in the area where he was last seen. Police divers ... Read More »

Police no longer searching for BBM assault suspect after case was solved in 2011

Police no longer searching for BBM assault suspect after case was solved in 2011
January 10, 2013 1 Comment »

Police are no longer looking for a teenage girl shown being beaten unconscious in a “horrendous” viral video – after it emerged her assailants had already been sentenced in 2011. Chloe Willingham, 17, and Kelsey Dyson, 16, admitted breaking into ... Read More »

PCC elections: The South Wales candidates

PCC elections: The South Wales candidates
November 14, 2012 1 Comment »

With less than 24 hours to go until the first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections, Claire Hutchinson takes you through the candidates standing for the South Wales force, which would include responsibility for policing in Cardiff. The introduction of ... Read More »

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

Some of Cardiff’s most notorious pubs have joined together to ban trouble-makers from their bars. The Pubwatch scheme, launched by seven pubs in Splott, Adamsdown and Roath, is the first of its kind in the city. The scheme means that ... Read More »

Support floods in for Cardiff blogger after he writes about his neighbour from hell

Support floods in for Cardiff blogger after he writes about his neighbour from hell
August 6, 2012 9 Comments »

One man’s nightmare experience of anti-social behaviour in Cardiff has notched up 4,000 online followers a week. The man, who asked to remain anonymous, started writing a blog about his neighbour from hell after suffering in silence for nearly two ... Read More »

Canton Police Station closing to the public from Monday

Canton Police Station closing to the public from Monday
July 31, 2012 No Comments »

Police chiefs have been accused of treating the public with “contempt” over station closures, after Cardiff councillors were told in a letter that Canton Police Station will be closing to the public from next week. The police station, on Cowbridge ... Read More »

Dismantling of The Vulcan pub begins

Dismantling of The Vulcan pub begins
July 10, 2012 No Comments »

The first steps in the painstaking process of dismantling Cardiff’s historic Vulcan pub began yesterday. Scaffolding was put up around the 159-year-old pub on Adam Street ready for work to begin taking apart the building brick by brick. It ... Read More »

Campaigners celebrate as new speed camera is installed on Newport Road

Campaigners celebrate as new speed camera is installed on Newport Road
July 9, 2012 2 Comments »

Campaigners are celebrating after a seven-year battle for a speed camera on an accident blackspot has been won. The camera, on a section of Newport Road in Rumney, Cardiff, has been installed and will be switched on soon. Derek Brown, ... Read More »