All posts by Peter Law

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce to hire £80,000 policy advisor

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce to hire £80,000 policy advisor
March 21, 2013 7 Comments »

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce is to have an £80,000-a-year adviser to help shape policy and lead the authority’s public relations strategy. Cardiff council took out an advertisement in The Sunday Times at weekend – believed to have cost about ... Read More »

Lord Mayor Councillor Derrick Morgan to hold his role for another year

Lord Mayor Councillor Derrick Morgan to hold his role for another year
March 13, 2013 No Comments »

The current Lord Mayor of Cardiff is to carry on in the role for another year after he was renominated by the council’s ruling Labour group. Llanrumney’s Derrick Morgan was elected Lord Mayor in September after the capital was left ... Read More »

Opposition parties “open minded” about prospect of new HQ for Cardiff Council

Opposition parties “open minded” about prospect of new HQ for Cardiff Council
March 13, 2013 No Comments »

Opposition parties say they are “open-minded” about the prospect of Cardiff council building itself a new headquarters, but have sought assurances about the future of City Hall. The council’s finance boss Councillor Russell Goodway last week confirmed he was investigating ... Read More »

Conservative Cardiff North candidates for 2015 back government’s economic policies

Conservative Cardiff North candidates for 2015 back government’s economic policies
March 12, 2013 1 Comment »

The two politicians vying to be the Conservative candidate for Cardiff North at the 2015 general election have backed the coalition government’s economic policies. Craig Williams and Meirion Jenkins are to go head-to-head in an open primary after Jonathan Evans ... Read More »

Masterplan for Cardiff city centre redevelopment revealed

Masterplan for Cardiff city centre redevelopment revealed
March 7, 2013 3 Comments »

A new masterplan proposing the expansion of the city centre southwards and the completion of Cardiff Bay is to be unveiled tomorrow. Cardiff council will present its vision for growing the capital’s economy over the next 20 to 30 years ... Read More »

Candidate sites for east Cardiff high school revealed

Candidate sites for east Cardiff high school revealed
February 19, 2013 2 Comments »

A list of six possible sites for a new secondary school in east Cardiff has been revealed. The new Eastern High School will replace Llanrumney and Rumney high schools by September 2016. The sites being considered by Labour-run Cardiff Council ... Read More »

Food samples from across Cardiff to be tested for horse meat

Food samples from across Cardiff to be tested for horse meat
February 13, 2013 No Comments »

Hundreds of food samples collected from across Cardiff are this week being tested for horse meat as the contamination scandal continues to grow. Cardiff council is checking meat within its own food supply chain, including samples taken from school canteen ... Read More »

Cardiff Council not planning to sell Flat Holm Island ‘at present’

Cardiff Council not planning to sell Flat Holm Island ‘at present’
February 11, 2013 No Comments »

A “for sale” sign will not be erected on Flat Holm Island, Cardiff council has insisted. It comes after the Labour-run council’s draft budget proposed the island be “disposed of to a third party” as part of a raft of ... Read More »

Warning as ‘fake vodka’ is found on sale in Cardiff

Warning as ‘fake vodka’ is found on sale in Cardiff
February 8, 2013 No Comments »

Fake vodka containing a chemical found in cleaning liquids and aerosol de-icers that can cause blindness has been discovered on sale in Cardiff. During a routine inspection of vodka brands last week, Cardiff Trading Standards officers found one particular brand ... Read More »