All posts by Ed Walker

Strip club to serve booze on St Mary Street

Strip club to serve booze on St Mary Street
July 15, 2011 2 Comments »

A new lap dancing club on the heart of Cardiff’s busiest night time strip will be allowed to serve alcohol from 6pm. Despite being within the council’s controversial saturation zone the Gentlemen’s Playhouse Club will be operating a waiter and ... Read More »

Cardiff’s nightlife held back by planning constraints

Cardiff’s nightlife held back by planning constraints
July 15, 2011 No Comments »

The Welsh capital needs more control over how its city centre economy develops, according to industry experts and Cardiff council. A planning quirk leaves Cardiff lagging behind its English rivals at being able to cluster similar types of night time ... Read More »

Licensing preview: Newsagents face being stripped of alcohol licence + New strip club wants to sell booze on St Mary Street

Licensing preview: Newsagents face being stripped of alcohol licence + New strip club wants to sell booze on St Mary Street
July 14, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff council’s licensing sub committee meetings tomorrow morning in City Hall to discuss two reviews of newsagents alcohol licences, and an attempt by a new strip club opening on St Mary Street to sell alcohol. Strip club wants St Mary ... Read More »

Major roadworks planned for busy Roath junction

Major roadworks planned for busy Roath junction
July 14, 2011 No Comments »

The junction between Albany Road and Wellfield Road is set to be revamped as part of a council scheme. Concerns about the safety of the turn and the poor condition of the pavements and road surface have forced the council ... Read More »

Food review: The Old Cottage, Lisvane

Food review: The Old Cottage, Lisvane
July 14, 2011 20 Comments »

Dated would probably be the kindest word to describe the former incarnation of the Old Cottage in Lisvane. Tucked away next to Cefn Onn Park it’s right at the Northern edge of Cardiff before the roar of the M4 engulfs ... Read More »

Standards need to be raised for Cardiff’s night time economy to compete

Standards need to be raised for Cardiff’s night time economy to compete
July 14, 2011 No Comments »

An ambitious scheme to raise the standard of Cardiff’s night time businesses could be adopted by Cardiff council, as it seeks to maintain Cardiff’s position as one of the top UK destinations. The capital has been tarnished with a booze-filled ... Read More »

Public transport solution needed to drive city economy after dark

Public transport solution needed to drive city economy after dark
July 13, 2011 No Comments »

Problems getting in and out of the city centre at night is a major barrier to attracting more people to use the capital after dark, according to a new report. Cardiff residents have called for a public transport solution to ... Read More »

Police reject “softly, softly” city centre tactics

Police reject “softly, softly” city centre tactics
July 12, 2011 No Comments »

A council report has suggested police are taking a “softly, softly” approach to the policing of anti-social behaviour on the capital’s streets at night. The investigation by councillors into the city’s night-time economy has called for ‘zero-tolerance operations’ to be ... Read More »

Police ask Roath’s Good Samaritans to come forward

July 11, 2011 Comments Off on Police ask Roath’s Good Samaritans to come forward

Police are appealing for Good Samaritans who came to the aid of a woman in Roath to contact them. Three men came to the assistance of a 23-year-old woman in Angus Street, near the junction with Albany Road, at around ... Read More »