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Conservative Cardiff North candidates for 2015 back government’s economic policies

Conservative Cardiff North candidates for 2015 back government’s economic policies
March 12, 2013 1 Comment »

The two politicians vying to be the Conservative candidate for Cardiff North at the 2015 general election have backed the coalition government’s economic policies. Craig Williams and Meirion Jenkins are to go head-to-head in an open primary after Jonathan Evans ... Read More »

St Joseph’s Sports and Social Club to meet councillor over Maindy bowling green closure

St Joseph’s Sports and Social Club to meet councillor over Maindy bowling green closure
February 13, 2013 No Comments »

Concerned members of a Cardiff bowls club are to hold talks with a council cabinet member this week to fight plans to shut several city bowling greens. The number of council-run bowling greens will be cut from 13 to seven ... Read More »

Puppies stolen in Gabalfa burglary

Puppies stolen in Gabalfa burglary
February 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Three puppies have been stolen after a burglary in Gabalfa earlier this week. South Wales Police said the three six-week old Yorkshire Terrier puppies were taken from a litter of five after the burglary in River View on Tuesday February ... Read More »

Overnight closures on the A48 Eastern Avenue for resurfacing work

Overnight closures on the A48 Eastern Avenue for resurfacing work
January 28, 2013 No Comments »

The A48 Eastern Avenue will be closed overnight this week for Cardiff Council to carry out road resurfacing work. The local authority said the work, which starts tonight, is expected to last five days, subject to any extreme weather. The ... Read More »

Gabalfa councillor Gareth Holden resigns from Cardiff’s Liberal Democrat group

Gabalfa councillor Gareth Holden resigns from Cardiff’s Liberal Democrat group
January 21, 2013 No Comments »

A councillor has resigned from the Liberal Democrat group on Cardiff council – just eight months after the local elections. Councillor Gareth Holden, who has represented the Gabalfa ward since May, informed his former Lib Dem colleagues of his defection ... Read More »

Labour to target ‘super-marginal’ Cardiff North seat in 2015

Labour to target ‘super-marginal’ Cardiff North seat in 2015
January 11, 2013 No Comments »

The super-marginal seat of Cardiff North has been named as Labour’s fourth highest target seat for the 2015 Westminster election. Conservative MP Jonathan Evans ousted Labour’s Julie Morgan with a majority of just 194 votes in 2010 but yesterday she ... Read More »

Hustings to be held for candidates in Cardiff South and Penarth by-election

Hustings to be held for candidates in Cardiff South and Penarth by-election
November 8, 2012 1 Comment »

A hustings for all the candidates standing in next week’s Cardiff South and Penarth by-election will be held at the STAR Centre in Splott on Monday night. The debate, which has been organised by Cardiff Trades Council and the PCS ... Read More »

Appeal for witnesses after Whitchurch Road robbery

Appeal for witnesses after Whitchurch Road robbery
August 6, 2012 No Comments »

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery on Whitchurch Road. The incident happened at around 11.15am on Wednesday August 1, when a 56-year-old man reported he was robbed by two men on the corner of Australia Road and Whitchurch ... Read More »

Welsh Government approves Gabalfa student flats, despite council opposition

Welsh Government approves Gabalfa student flats, despite council opposition
May 31, 2012 4 Comments »

Plans for 179 student apartments in Gabalfa have been approved by the Welsh Government’s planning inspectorate, despite being thrown out by city councillors last year. Cardiff Council’s planning committee rejected proposals from Cardiff University in December to build a seven-storey ... Read More »

Gabalfa residents in row with Salvation Army over builders’ traffic

Gabalfa residents in row with Salvation Army over builders’ traffic
May 17, 2012 No Comments »

Homeowners fear construction traffic from a city housing development will blight their lives after a charity refused to give the builders access to the site through its land. Construction of 15 new houses and 12 apartments on a site off ... Read More »