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Former Cardiff home of Ivor Novello sold for office space

Former Cardiff home of Ivor Novello sold for office space
January 10, 2013 No Comments »

The former Cardiff residence of composer and film actor Ivor Novello has been snapped up for close to its £350,000 asking price – and is to be leased as office space. Novello House at 11 Cathedral Road, was lived in ... Read More »

Licensing round-up: The Corporation, The Star Inn, and Fire Island

Licensing round-up: The Corporation, The Star Inn, and Fire Island
January 4, 2013 No Comments »

An application to extend the hours a Canton pub can open, serve alcohol and play music has been approved by Cardiff Council, despite objections from local residents. YourCardiff reported yesterday how Greene King Brewing and Retailing Ltd had applied for ... Read More »

The Corporation pub in Canton seeks extended licensing hours

The Corporation pub in Canton seeks extended licensing hours
January 3, 2013 No Comments »

Plans to extend the opening hours of a Cardiff pub have been met with anger by residents, who claim they are already suffering as a result of noise, foul language and litter from the Canton bar. Greene King Brewing and ... Read More »

Protesters interrupt dedication of Pontcanna Fields

Protesters interrupt dedication of Pontcanna Fields
December 21, 2012 1 Comment »

The row over the future of Llandaff Fields continued yesterday when protesters interrupted a formal ceremony nearby. Pontcanna Fields was officially dedicated as one of seven Queen Elizabeth II Fields in the city earning them royal protection as part of ... Read More »

Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery stolen in Canton ‘smash and grab’

Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery stolen in Canton ‘smash and grab’
December 12, 2012 No Comments »

Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery were stolen from a Canton shop yesterday following a “smash and grab” theft. Police have appealed for witnesses after around £10,000 worth of jewellery was stolen from Ramsdens on Cowbridge Road East at around ... Read More »

Ely mum organises charity bake-off to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

Ely mum organises charity bake-off to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research
December 1, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff residents are being encouraged to raise some dough for research after a teenager’s brain tumour was mistakenly diagnosed as hayfever. Karen Brewsell, of Westfield Park, Ely, is holding a charity bake-off at Canton Community Hall today to raise money ... Read More »

Residents prepare to fight Pontcanna Co-op plans for a second time

Residents prepare to fight Pontcanna Co-op plans for a second time
October 15, 2012 5 Comments »

A revised plan to bring a supermarket to an affluent Cardiff suburb has sparked renewed anger among residents living in the area. Developer Chris Voyle, who initially submitted proposals to build ten flats on the site of the former Pontcanna ... Read More »

Canton Police Station closing to the public from Monday

Canton Police Station closing to the public from Monday
July 31, 2012 No Comments »

Police chiefs have been accused of treating the public with “contempt” over station closures, after Cardiff councillors were told in a letter that Canton Police Station will be closing to the public from next week. The police station, on Cowbridge ... Read More »

Cardiff primary school pupils visit China

Cardiff primary school pupils visit China
July 30, 2012 No Comments »

Pupils from two Cardiff primary schools have returned to Wales after a 12-day trip to China. Year six pupils and two teachers from Welsh-medium primary school Ysgol Pencae in Llandaff joined children and staff from Landsdowne Primary School in Canton ... Read More »

CCTV released in Canton bag snatch investigation

CCTV released in Canton bag snatch investigation
July 26, 2012 No Comments »

Police have released this CCTV image of a man they want to speak about a handbag theft in Canton. A 44-year-old woman was dragged to the floor and left with cuts and grazes to her arm and knee and two ... Read More »