Fairwater

Fairwater alley gates stop suspected shoplifter minutes after being installed

Fairwater alley gates stop suspected shoplifter minutes after being installed
February 22, 2013 No Comments »

An alley gate erected to combat crime stopped a suspected shoplifter from escaping the police – just minutes after being installed. New fencing and gates were erected on an estate in Fairwater in an attempt to tackle persistent anti-social behaviour. ... Read More »

Fairwater estate to get new gates and fencing to tackle anti-social behaviour

Fairwater estate to get new gates and fencing to tackle anti-social behaviour
November 26, 2012 No Comments »

Extra fencing and gates are being installed on a Fairwater estate in an attempt to tackle “persistent” anti-social behaviour. South Wales Police said the new fencing was being put in after a summer-long police operation called Operation Perception that asked ... Read More »

Welsh language row between Fairwater councillors over footbridge petition

Welsh language row between Fairwater councillors over footbridge petition
November 26, 2012 1 Comment »

A row has broken out between a pair of Cardiff politicians after a Plaid Cymru councillor refused to speak in English at a council meeting. Presenting a public petition at last week’s full council meeting, Councillor Neil McEvoy spoke in ... Read More »

Damon Albarn and African Express perform in Fairwater

Damon Albarn and African Express perform in Fairwater
September 7, 2012 No Comments »

Blur frontman Damon Albarn played a surprise gig in Cardiff this morning as part of his multicultural music project Africa Express. The Africa Express features Western and African musicians who have been playing a series of pop-up and scheduled gigs ... Read More »

Ageing Fairwater shops to be flattened for new development

Ageing Fairwater shops to be flattened for new development
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

An ageing and largely empty suburban parade of shops are to be flattened to make way for new homes and commercial units, under new plans. Cadwyn Housing Association was appointed by Cardiff council to redevelop the row of shops and ... Read More »

Cardiff music merchandise firm turns to crowdfunding to fund growing business

Cardiff music merchandise firm turns to crowdfunding to fund growing business
August 8, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff company that helps musicians create products online and sell them to their fans is turning to a crowdfunding website to raise finances. Dizzyjam.com is looking to Crowdcube, which allows lots of people to “micro-invest” in one company, to ... Read More »

Neil McEvoy considers bid for Fairwater by-election over LDP strategy

Neil McEvoy considers bid for Fairwater by-election over LDP strategy
July 20, 2012 No Comments »

The former deputy leader of Cardiff council is considering a legal bid to force a re-run of the election in his ward, claiming Labour misled residents over the Local Development Plan (LDP). Plaid Cymru’s Fairwater councillor Neil McEvoy has long ... Read More »

Work begins on Fairwater Leisure Centre refurbishment

Work begins on Fairwater Leisure Centre refurbishment
June 18, 2012 2 Comments »

Work has begun today on a three-month refurbishment of Fairwater Leisure Centre. The £400,000 refit of the 30-year-old building will see the centre updated to include a new air-conditioned gym, licensed coffee and juice bar, dance studio, and activity room ... Read More »

St Peters community garden to get new benches

St Peters community garden to get new benches
June 14, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff community garden that helps people with combat stress, depression, and young offenders – as well as working with local schools and community volunteers – is preparing for the next stage in its development with new garden benches made ... Read More »

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 »