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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 »

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 »

Planning round-up: January 2013

Planning round-up: January 2013
January 9, 2013 4 Comments »

View Planning round-up: January 2013 in a larger map There were just seven applications on the agenda for Cardiff Council’s planning committee this afternoon, but they included a controversial application to build a wakeboard and water skiing park off Atlantic ... 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 »

City centre Seren development site goes back on the market

City centre Seren development site goes back on the market
January 9, 2013 No Comments »

A prime site in the centre of Cardiff which had been intended for a 32-storey apartment skyscraper has been put back on the market. The site of the former planning offices of Cardiff council – adjacent to Cardiff Central railway ... Read More »

Primark to take over city centre BHS store

Primark to take over city centre BHS store
January 8, 2013 No Comments »

Budget fashion chain Primark is planning to restore the façade of a city centre building to reflect its historic heritage, when it relocates from its current Queen Street outlet later this year. It was reported in December that Primark was ... Read More »

Dozens of jobs lost after Cardiff club night Mode is dropped

Dozens of jobs lost after Cardiff club night Mode is dropped
December 12, 2012 1 Comment »

An entertainment management company says dozens of jobs are to be lost after a Cardiff nightclub dropped a popular student event. Student event Mode, held on Tuesdays at Revolution, was cancelled by the Castle Street club before the final week ... Read More »

Improvement work to begin at Cardiff Queen Street train station over Christmas period

Improvement work to begin at Cardiff Queen Street train station over Christmas period
December 11, 2012 No Comments »

Major improvement work to Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Central train stations is set to begin over the Christmas period. Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail said the work, to be carried out over the next three years, will see ... Read More »

Greyfriars Road closures to be extended over the Christmas period

Greyfriars Road closures to be extended over the Christmas period
December 10, 2012 No Comments »

The temporary road closure that normally operates on Greyfriars Road on Friday and Saturday nights is to be extended over the Christmas period as part of efforts to keep festive revellers safe in the city centre. Greyfriars Road will be ... Read More »