All posts by Kathryn Williams

Touch Trust supporters protest against council funding cuts at County Hall

Touch Trust supporters protest against council funding cuts at County Hall
February 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Staff and users of Cardiff-based charity Touch Trust have marched in protest against Cardiff Council’s proposed slashing of their funding. The musical march on Cardiff County Hall saw protesters singing and dancing to show their opposition to the draft budget ... Read More »

Pedestrian injured after collision on Park Place

Pedestrian injured after collision on Park Place
February 5, 2013 No Comments »

A pedestrian is being treated by paramedics in Cardiff following a collision with a vehicle. The incident happened at around 10.35am on Park Place, stopping traffic near Cardiff University’s psychology building. The injuries to the pedestrian are not thought to ... Read More »

Council cuts to Cardiff arts scene will create ‘mediocre’ city centre

Council cuts to Cardiff arts scene will create ‘mediocre’ city centre
February 4, 2013 3 Comments »

Cuts to the Cardiff arts scene and the proposed scrapping of the Big Weekend music event will leave the city centre “mediocre” and casts doubt on future large events, arts figures have warned. Events organiser Mike Chubb, who worked for ... Read More »

Caroline Street’s Rosario’s Restaurant to close after 90 years

Caroline Street’s Rosario’s Restaurant to close after 90 years
February 4, 2013 1 Comment »

It has occupied a spot on one of Cardiff’s most recognisable streets for nearly nine decades. But now one of Cardiff’s first restaurants has switched off the ovens and wiped down the tables for the very last time – after ... Read More »

The rise of the Cardiff tea shop

The rise of the Cardiff tea shop
January 9, 2013 No Comments »

Tea shops are making a comeback in Cardiff with one acclaimed city outlet winning fresh plaudits while another shopping institution prepares to swap clothes for cuppas. Waterloo Tea Garden in Penylan, which serves an astonishing 70 varieties from English Breakfast ... Read More »

Two Cardiff restaurants nominated for ‘curry Oscars’

Two Cardiff restaurants nominated for ‘curry Oscars’
November 22, 2012 No Comments »

Two Cardiff restaurants have been nominated for awards in this year’s “Curry Oscars”. The Juboraj Restaurant on Mill Lane and Cardamom Fine Indian Dining on Cowbridge Road East are both shortlisted for the Best Spice Restaurant Wales in the British ... Read More »

Cosy Club cafe to create 40 new jobs

Cosy Club cafe to create 40 new jobs
November 14, 2012 No Comments »

An award-winning business creating 40 new jobs in Cardiff will open next week. Loungers, the West Country based restaurant/cafe/bar group, is gearing up to open their Cosy Club cafe at the St David’s Centre. Loungers has invested £500,000 in converting ... Read More »

Britain’s Got Talent auditions come to Cardiff

Britain’s Got Talent auditions come to Cardiff
November 8, 2012 1 Comment »

Britain’s Got Talent open auditions are to be held at the Swalec Stadium this weekend, with thousands expected to attend the Cardiff venue. The talent show production team will be scouting across the UK ahead of the judges’ audition tour ... Read More »

Veteran gardener Edith wins Cardiff in Bloom’s super garden prize

Veteran gardener Edith wins Cardiff in Bloom’s super garden prize
September 12, 2012 No Comments »

Edith O’Brien’s garden is so bloomin’ lovely it’s weeded out the competition to be crowned the best in Cardiff. The pensioner, known as Josie, from Llanrumney, is so green-fingered she’s been winning garden competitions since 1972. Almost 40 years on ... Read More »