Butetown

BBC Roath Lock studios named in world’s top 10 top new buildings

BBC Roath Lock studios named in world’s top 10 top new buildings
December 18, 2012 1 Comment »

An architecture expert has chosen a Cardiff landmark as one of his top 10 new buildings in the world today. Architecture critic Rowan Moore ranked the new Roath Lock studios in Cardiff Bay as one of the “gems” of 2012 ... Read More »

Butetown regeneration project offers work to young bricklayers

Butetown regeneration project offers work to young bricklayers
December 17, 2012 No Comments »

A major revamp of Christina Street in Butetown will see new pedestrian and parking layouts, better lighting, and new garden walls – all while providing job opportunities for young people in the area. The work to the Christina Street area ... Read More »

800 homes in Cardiff Pointe scheme set to be approved

800 homes in Cardiff Pointe scheme set to be approved
December 15, 2012 3 Comments »

A new “waterfront community” of almost 800 new homes in Cardiff Bay is set to be given the green-light by planners in the capital next week. Cardiff Council’s planning committee will hold a special meeting on Wednesday to consider four ... Read More »

Cardiff eatery Moksh named best Indian restaurant in Wales

Cardiff eatery Moksh named best Indian restaurant in Wales
December 14, 2012 No Comments »

Diners can choose starters like “chocolate orange chicken tikka” or “chicken with cinnamon nitro essence”. Now a Cardiff Indian restaurant has seen its imaginative new dishes bring it the accolade of Best Indian Restaurant in Wales. Moksh was also named ... Read More »

Taste Christmas Fayre begins at Wales Millennium Centre this weekend

Taste Christmas Fayre begins at Wales Millennium Centre this weekend
December 5, 2012 1 Comment »

Wales Millennium Centre will launch its second Taste Christmas Fayre this weekend, featuring craft makers and producers from around Wales. After last year’s successful event, WMC will host this year’s Taste Christmas Fayre on the weekend of December 8 and ... Read More »

Cabinet to discuss expanding primary schools in Butetown, Adamsdown and Splott

Cabinet to discuss expanding primary schools in Butetown, Adamsdown and Splott
December 4, 2012 2 Comments »

Plans to increase the number of English-medium primary school places in Butetown, Adamsdown and Splott will go before Cardiff Council’s cabinet on Thursday. One report recommends that the local authority begin a consultation on increasing English-medium places at Mount Stuart ... Read More »

Cardiff Bay wakeboard park set to get green light

Cardiff Bay wakeboard park set to get green light
December 3, 2012 No Comments »

Plans for a water ski and wakeboard park in Cardiff Bay have been recommended for approval, despite the objections of residents living nearby. As previously reported on yourCardiff, a planning application was submitted to Cardiff Council in April for a ... Read More »

Squatters forced to leave Bute Dock Hotel after estate agent Keylet launches legal action

Squatters forced to leave Bute Dock Hotel after estate agent Keylet launches legal action
November 29, 2012 1 Comment »

Masked squatters who moved into a former Cardiff pub last week have left the building after its owners spent thousands of pounds launching legal action. The activists, believed to be from a group calling themselves the Gremlins, began occupying the ... Read More »

Masked squatters move into Bute Dock Hotel

Masked squatters move into Bute Dock Hotel
November 21, 2012 18 Comments »

Masked squatters have moved into a defunct Cardiff pub leaving its owners “frightened” and “distressed”. The activists, believed to be from a group calling themselves The Gremlins, were spotted on the roof of the Bute Dock Hotel in Cardiff Bay ... Read More »

Labour’s Stephen Doughty wins Cardiff South by-election

Labour’s Stephen Doughty wins Cardiff South by-election
November 16, 2012 No Comments »

Labour have retained their Cardiff South and Penarth Westminster seat, with Labour and Co-operative Party candidate Stephen Doughty claiming victory in the by-election in the early hours of this morning. Mr Doughty, who won a 47.8% share of the vote ... Read More »