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Royal Wedding street parties surge in Cardiff

Royal Wedding street parties surge in Cardiff
March 23, 2011 5 Comments »

Cardiff is leading the way for Royal Wedding street parties with the most applications outside London. With 35 applications already received Cardiff council has extended the deadline due to a high demand for party-goers to close their street. Deputy leader ... Read More »

Opinion: The Conservatives and educashun

Opinion: The Conservatives and educashun
March 17, 2011 1 Comment »

Through my letterbox comes a “Fairwater Residents; Survey” from the local Conservatives. It’s in the tradition of surveys designed to elicit particular answers. For example, this one on health priorities: Of course, the Conservatives expect everyone to put ‘free prescriptions ... Read More »

Labour ordered to destroy Fairwater campaign leaflet

Labour ordered to destroy Fairwater campaign leaflet
March 16, 2011 4 Comments »

A senior Labour Party official has ordered the destruction of leaflets that make inaccurate claims about a Cardiff councillor. Plaid Cymru group leader Neil McEvoy (pictured, above), who is also the authority’s deputy leader, represents Fairwater, where the local Labour ... Read More »

Family campaigning to save care home

Family campaigning to save care home
February 18, 2011 2 Comments »

A family is battling to stop the care home where their mother is being cared for from being closed. Jean Maw wants to save Ty Mawr in Penylan from being axed in Cardiff council’s budget changes. Closing the home would ... Read More »

‘Inspirational’ city swimming teacher loses battle against cancer

‘Inspirational’ city swimming teacher loses battle against cancer
January 26, 2011 2 Comments »

An inspirational city swimming instructor and charity fundraiser has lost her long battle against cancer. Shirley Bourge was a familiar face around Cardiff’s swimming pools, teaching people of all ages and levels to swim for almost 30 years. The much-loved ... Read More »

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development
January 24, 2011 No Comments »

As part of the formal process of producing a plan for the future of Cardiff as a capital city, developers and builders have to be invited to identify candidate sites which they would like to see developed. It is important ... Read More »

Debate re-ignites about where to build in Cardiff

Debate re-ignites about where to build in Cardiff
January 17, 2011 4 Comments »

The debate about where to build for Cardiff’s future is set to be re-ignited as new plans are released. Candidate sites, showing where new housing estates totalling up to 4,500 homes in some cases, put the city’s greenfields under-threat once ... Read More »

Introducing your local Cardiff reporters

Introducing your local Cardiff reporters
January 7, 2011 2 Comments »

yourCardiff aims to provide the best local news, information and events for you. So, we’ve put dedicated patch reporters in your area. Using the map below you can see who your local reporter is and find their contact information. If ... Read More »

Extra crews drafted in to clear Cardiff rubbish backlog

Extra crews drafted in to clear Cardiff rubbish backlog
January 6, 2011 1 Comment »

As the row about how Cardiff council dealt with the cold weather rumbles on extra waste crews have been called in to deal with the rubbish back-log. As the city experienced some of its worst winter weather for 30 years ... Read More »

Cardiff in 2020: A Plaid vision

Cardiff in 2020: A Plaid vision
January 3, 2011 3 Comments »

It is quite a challenge to write an essay forecasting how Cardiff will be in 2020. I will concentrate here on how Cardiff could be. I remember, as a young student, I went away to study, embracing and living in ... Read More »