Brennan hopes for high turnout in Cardiff West

May 6, 2010 No Comments »

Labour candidate for Cardiff West, Kevin Brennan, hopes increased interest in this year’s General Election will provoke a higher turnout of voters. Taking a break from last-minute campaigning with Labour Councillor for Canton Ramesh Patel, he said that people were ... Read More »

Early voting in Cardiff West

May 6, 2010 2 Comments »

Polling stations across the constituency of Cardiff West saw a large turnout this morning despite the drizzle, with a strong early showing for the Liberal Democrats. At the City Temple polling station in Lower Cathedral Road, an electrician in his ... Read More »

Cardiff parking data reveals huge variations across the city

April 8, 2010 No Comments »

The number of parking tickets issued in Cardiff appears to be in decline, as the powers for policing parking prepare to be handed over to Cardiff Council in the summer. The total number issued in 2009 was 44,562 down from ... Read More »

Crossing Cardiff creates cross commuters

March 19, 2010 2 Comments »

Councillor Delme Bowen is Cardiff’s Executive Member for Transport. He is the man who has pushed through the damaging changes to the bus network. Now we learn that he doesn’t actually use the bus himself, even though the Council tell ... Read More »

Cardiff electoral wards map

March 10, 2010 No Comments »

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New super-wards to be created in West Cardiff

March 9, 2010 3 Comments »

A proposal by the Boundary Commission of Wales could see the creation of two electoral super-wards in West Cardiff. The draft report would see the combining of Pentyrch and Radyr into a new ward called Pentyrch, with three councillors, and ... Read More »

Fairwater PACT meeting overshadowed by political spat

March 4, 2010 2 Comments »

Residents watched on as a Partners and Communities Together (PACT) meeting turned into a political slanging match between the current and former local councillors. Fairwater councillor, Neil McEvoy, the deputy leader of Cardiff Council, tried to get a resident to ... Read More »

Paving paradise in Fairwater?

March 2, 2010 1 Comment »

Joni Mitchell sang that “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”. It’s much better to appreciate what we have and make sure that we keep it. Know it or lose it. With the threat of massive redevelopment between ... Read More »

Fairwater needs a new broom

February 25, 2010 2 Comments »

When I was 17, I spent one summer school holidays sweeping the streets of Cardiff. Based at the Wedal Road Cleansing Depot, I was rapidly inducted into the workplace culture. You weren’t allowed to work too quickly or sweep up ... Read More »

Cardiff school spending per head revealed

February 12, 2010 No Comments »

The amount spent per head for children at school in Cardiff has been revealed, and Cardiff North AM Jonathan Morgan is calling for a re-think of the way schools are funded. You can view our handy map of schools in ... Read More »