All posts by Julia McWatt

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ after St Mellons explosion

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ after St Mellons explosion
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

The stepbrother of a man who was badly burned in an explosion at his Cardiff flat has spoken of his disbelief that his sibling managed to survive the blast. The incident, at the first-floor flat in Caerleon Close, St Mellons, ... Read More »

St Mellons ‘gas explosion’ leaves man with serious burns

St Mellons ‘gas explosion’ leaves man with serious burns
March 28, 2012 No Comments »

A man has sustained burns after a huge suspected gas explosion at his flat rocked a residential street in Cardiff. Residents living in Caerleon Close, St Mellons, said they heard a “terrifying” bang, which sounded “like a bomb going off” ... Read More »

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after Wood Street incident

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after Wood Street incident
March 28, 2012 No Comments »

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a group of eight men were knocked down by a taxi in Cardiff cty centre. The group, six wearing orange workmen’s trousers, were involved in the incident on ... Read More »

Residents claim victory in battle over derelict primary school

Residents claim victory in battle over derelict primary school
September 8, 2011 No Comments »

A derelict Victorian school which was under threat of demolition could now be used as a Steiner school. The former Hawthorn Primary School in Llandaff North has been abandoned since 2009 and developers had considered knocking it down. However, Cardiff ... Read More »

Flash mob dance at Sound of Music matinee show

Flash mob dance at Sound of Music matinee show
September 2, 2011 1 Comment »

Visitors arriving at the Wales Millennium Centre for the Sound of Music matinee show have also been treated to a “flash mob” performance. A 40-strong group of visually impaired youngsters from performing arts group Ucan were at the Cardiff Bay ... Read More »

Michael Jackson tribute show acts set to be announced

August 10, 2011 No Comments »

An announcement about who is to play the Michael Jackson Tribute show at the Millennium Stadium will be made by members of the Jackson family today, it has been reported. American news network, CNN, have said that Michael Jackson’s mother, ... Read More »

Michael Jackson tribute concert organisers fail to announce acts

Michael Jackson tribute concert organisers fail to announce acts
August 5, 2011 12 Comments »

Confusion continues to surround the Michael Jackson tribute concert today as the line-up announcement was once again delayed. Promoter Global Live Events had said it would be revealing some of the top headline acts who are set to play the ... Read More »

Michael Jackson tribute gig announced for Millennium Stadium

Michael Jackson tribute gig announced for Millennium Stadium
July 26, 2011 No Comments »

A one-off tribute show to Michael Jackson featuring some of the world’s biggest artists will be held in Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium and beamed across the world, it was announced last night. Michael Forever – ... Read More »

New mural brightens up Pontprennau subway

New mural brightens up Pontprennau subway
July 12, 2011 3 Comments »

A huge mural designed to cover up graffiti and bring together members of the community has been completed in a city subway. The project, on Church Road, Pontprennau, was led by community arts charity People Around Here. The group collected ... Read More »