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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 »

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 »

Officers appeal for victim of St Mary Street assault to come forward

Officers appeal for victim of St Mary Street assault to come forward
February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Police are appealing for the victim of an assault on St Mary Street in December to come forward as they continue to investigate the incident. Officers said the affray happened at around 3.10am on Thursday December 28 2012, when two ... Read More »

Doctor Who Quiz of Rassilon gears up to mark show’s 50th anniversary

Doctor Who Quiz of Rassilon gears up to mark show’s 50th anniversary
January 25, 2013 No Comments »

The world’s longest running Doctor Who quiz – based here in Cardiff – has kick started its own celebrations to mark 50 years of Doctor Who by tailoring each month’s quiz to correspond with a particular Doctor. Hosted by Ioan ... Read More »

Bute Park a ‘jewel in Cardiff’s crown’ says survey

Bute Park a ‘jewel in Cardiff’s crown’ says survey
January 17, 2013 No Comments »

Bute Park remains “one of the jewels in Cardiff’s crown” – but a survey has shown there is work to be done as a £5.6m restoration project continues. Cardiff council’s most recent poll of Bute Park users indicates a general ... Read More »

Eight men bailed over St Mary Street death

Eight men bailed over St Mary Street death
January 15, 2013 No Comments »

Eight men who were arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Lyn Prosser on St Mary Street on Sunday night have been bailed pending further inquiries. Mr Prosser, who was 44 and from Beddau, Pontypridd, died following an ... Read More »

Cardiff Mini Film Festival announces its first event of 2013

Cardiff Mini Film Festival announces its first event of 2013
January 15, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Mini Film Festival has announced its first event of 2013, with a special networking event for actors, writers, film makers and musicians on February 3. Organisers of the festival, which was launched last summer, say the February event will ... Read More »

Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project gears up for annual Embassy Awards

Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project gears up for annual Embassy Awards
January 14, 2013 No Comments »

UPDATE 22/01/2013: Due to the snow over the weekend, this event was postponed. It will now be held on Saturday February 2 from 5pm. Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project will reward the “dedication, talent and achievements” of its ... Read More »

Photography focus: Queen Street

Photography focus: Queen Street
January 14, 2013 2 Comments »

Last week yourCardiff reported that Primark was planning to restore the front of 50-54 Queen Street – currently occupied by BHS – when it relocates its city centre store to the building later this year, taking inspiration from the original ... Read More »

Barker to close its iconic Cardiff clothing store to focus on coffee shop business

Barker to close its iconic Cardiff clothing store to focus on coffee shop business
January 14, 2013 1 Comment »

It is an iconic Cardiff clothing store that has seen a kaleidoscope of fashion trends over the years, including its very own flared jeans known as “Barker baggies”. But after more than four decades in the city centre, Barker is ... Read More »