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Man appears in court charged with murder of Karina Menzies

Man appears in court charged with murder of Karina Menzies
October 22, 2012 No Comments »

The man accused of Cardiff’s Friday night white van rampage appeared in court today charged with murder and 13 counts of attempted murder. Matthew Tvrdon, 31, who gave his address as no fixed abode, was remanded in custody and will ... Read More »

Three arrested after cannabis factory is discovered in Ely

Three arrested after cannabis factory is discovered in Ely
October 16, 2012 5 Comments »

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis at a house in Ely after two police officers discovered a factory while walking their beat. South Wales Police said police community support officers Will Evans and Rachel Lee were ... Read More »

Six Cardiff police stations to close on Monday

Six Cardiff police stations to close on Monday
September 14, 2012 No Comments »

Six police stations in Cardiff will close their front desks to the public from Monday. Police informed councillors and other “stakeholders” about the changes today – just three days before they are due to take effect. The stations set to ... Read More »

Information days to be held for Ely Paper Mill redevelopment

Information days to be held for Ely Paper Mill redevelopment
July 6, 2012 No Comments »

Developers behind a £100m regeneration of a former Cardiff paper mill which is set to become a 700-home urban village will hold two information days for residents. An overhaul of the derelict 53-acre former Ely Paper Mill site at Ely ... Read More »

Picture gallery: Ely and Caerau Festival

Picture gallery: Ely and Caerau Festival
July 3, 2012 No Comments »

The annual Ely and Caerau Festival came to a close at the weekend, with the Festival Big Fun Day acting as the finale to a week of events on Saturday. Hundreds of people flocked to Western Leisure Centre ... Read More »

Cardiff schools take part in ‘Elympics’ sports day

Cardiff schools take part in ‘Elympics’ sports day
June 28, 2012 No Comments »

Dozens of schoolchildren from West Cardiff took part in a special sports day event yesterday. Year Six pupils from seven city primary schools took part in the annual ‘Elympics’ competition at North Ely Recreation Ground. Each school sent teams of ... Read More »

Community exhibition opens on Caerau Iron Age Hillfort

Community exhibition opens on Caerau Iron Age Hillfort
June 21, 2012 No Comments »

A school and community initiative that has fired up interest in Cardiff’s history and archaeology has showcased its work at St Fagan’s National History Museum. The community exhibition Share Your Story was produced by children and community members from Caerau/Ely ... Read More »

Schoolboy suffers head injuries in Ely collision

Schoolboy suffers head injuries in Ely collision
June 19, 2012 2 Comments »

A schoolboy was in hospital with serious head injuries last night after he was involved in a collision with a car near his Cardiff home. Neighbours said the 13-year-old was playing on a bike on Cowbridge Road West, Ely, shortly ... Read More »

Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Cardiff

Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Cardiff
June 3, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff celebrated on the second day of the Diamond Jubilee weekend today, with hundreds gathering in the city centre for the St Mary Street Big Lunch and street parties across the city. The damp weather failed to put off people ... Read More »

Cardiff’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations get under way

Cardiff’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations get under way
June 2, 2012 No Comments »

Celebrations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee got under way yesterday with the first parties in Cardiff kicking off the four day Bank Holiday weekend. Yesterday more than 400 children at Thornhill Primary School were decked out in red, white and ... Read More »