All posts by Jessica Best

City centre businesses left ‘confused’ by Olympic trading regulations

City centre businesses left ‘confused’ by Olympic trading regulations
March 23, 2012 No Comments »

Business in central Cardiff say they have been left confused about temporary restrictions on advertising and trading that will operate during the Millennium Stadium’s Olympic events. Firms wanting to advertise or trade outdoors near the stadium while it hosts Olympic ... Read More »

Jacqueline Wilson confirmed for Cardiff’s first children’s literature festival

Jacqueline Wilson confirmed for Cardiff’s first children’s literature festival
March 22, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff will launch its first ever Children’s Literature Festival in 2013. Tracy Beaker author Jacqueline Wilson has already been announced as one of the authors appearing at the festival, which will run from March 20 to 24 2013. More details ... Read More »

Cardiff homeless centre to open by the summer

Cardiff homeless centre to open by the summer
March 22, 2012 No Comments »

A new centre offering health services, two hostels and emergency beds for Cardiff’s homeless moved a step closer to completion yesterday after the last tile was placed on its roof. The “topping out” ceremony marked a milestone in the construction ... Read More »

Rumney Rec among Cardiff green spaces nominated for Royal protection

Rumney Rec among Cardiff green spaces nominated for Royal protection
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

CAMPAIGNERS who battled for years to save Rumney Recreation Ground from development for a new school say they are “delighted” the playing fields will be nominated for Royal protection. Cardiff council is planning to nominate four of the city’s recreational ... Read More »

Queen Street reopened after police incident

Queen Street reopened after police incident
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

PART of Cardiff’s Queen Street was closed for more than an hour this morning after a man appeared to threaten to jump off the roof of the Thistle Hotel. South Wales Police cordoned off the city’s main shopping street from ... Read More »

Widower shaken as burglars take wife’s jewellery

Widower shaken as burglars take wife’s jewellery
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

BURGLARS broke into the home of an 81-year-old widower and stole his late wife’s jewellery. William Tout, who has lived in the same house all his life, said he was left “shaken” by the break-in, which happened while he was ... Read More »

Cardiff route revealed for Olympic flame

Cardiff route revealed for Olympic flame
March 19, 2012 No Comments »

The Olympic Flame will be carried the length of Cardiff by 30 torchbearers when it comes to the city in May as part of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has revealed the street-by-street ... Read More »

Insole Court vision a step closer to reality

Insole Court vision a step closer to reality
March 19, 2012 2 Comments »

A ÂŁ4.5M vision to restore one of Cardiff’s most historic landmarks to its former glory has taken a major step forward. A planning application has been submitted to repair and refurbish Insole Court, in Llandaff, and to maximise its use ... Read More »