ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped
April 7, 2012 No Comments »

On Thursday, Cardiff Council released details of all the candidates nominated to stand in next month’s local election. 359 candidates from 11 different parties have been selected to contest 75 seats across the capital on May 3. The Liberal Democrats ... Read More »

Cardiff housing plans ‘must be supported by local services’

Cardiff housing plans ‘must be supported by local services’
March 27, 2012 No Comments »

Politicians have called for new housing plots in Cardiff not to overload services after a list of potential development locations was revealed. Possible sites for more than 450 new homes in the city across 13 electoral wards were unveiled yesterday. ... Read More »

Plans for hundreds of new Cardiff homes revealed

Plans for hundreds of new Cardiff homes revealed
March 26, 2012 2 Comments »

Potential locations for more than 450 new homes in Cardiff as part of the city council’s largest house building scheme for almost three decades are revealed today. Cardiff Council wants to build 1,000 new homes over five years from 2013 ... Read More »

‘Mass brawl’ could see Ely pub closed down

February 16, 2012 1 Comment »

A Cardiff pub which reopened just three months ago could soon be shut down after police blamed it for a string of violent incidents. South Wales Police said a mass brawl broke out near the Riverbank, by Ely Bridge on ... Read More »

Hero Ely firefighters arrive home from 3,000-mile adventure

February 7, 2012 No Comments »

A South Wales firefighter has arrived home to a hero’s welcome after completing an epic 3,000-mile transatlantic rowing adventure. John Haskell and his rowing partner Jamie Windsor, both South Wales firefighters based in Ely, Cardiff, rowed across the Atlantic in ... Read More »

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes
February 2, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff Council has announced plans for a ÂŁ1.4m blitz on pothole-ridden roads in the capital. With the council pledging to spend the money over the next three financial years trying to sort out the damage caused by successive freezing winters, ... Read More »

Memorial service for Reverend Bob Morgan in Ely

January 17, 2012 No Comments »

A memorial service will take place this weekend to Cardiff’s legendary vicar Reverend Bob Morgan, the former leader of South Glamorgan County Council. The service begins at 5.30pm this Saturday (January 21) in the Church of the Resurrection, Ely, Cardiff, ... Read More »

Cardiff man Dean Lee Eglen goes missing after prison release

November 2, 2011 No Comments »

A Cardiff man has gone missing after breaching his licence on release from prison. Dean Lee Eglen, 25, who is from the Ely area of the city, was initially released from prison on licence but after breaching the licence conditions, ... Read More »

Tributes to Cardiff City fan killed at Wembley

September 8, 2011 No Comments »

Friends, neighbours and colleagues have paid tribute to the Wales football fan killed outside Wembley stadium before the team’s Euro qualifier with England. Mike Dye, 44 – known as “Mikey” by friends – a Cardiff council highways worker and avid ... Read More »

New ‘super head’ appointed for school federation

September 1, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff council has appointed a new “super head” to oversee the federation of two city secondary schools. Geraint Rees is the man charged with bringing Michaelston Community College and Glyn Derw High School together. After months of preparation, the two ... Read More »