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Green spaces in Cardiff could be among first ‘quiet areas’ in Wales

February 15, 2012 2 Comments »

Parks and playing fields across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan could be among Wales’ first “quiet areas”. The proposals under environmental laws would see the locations legally spared any future developments to maintain their distinctive sounds and habitats. Eleven ... Read More »

Ballet dancer Jack Widdowson joins rugby player Thom Evans to open new spinal unit

February 13, 2012 No Comments »

Ballet dancer Jack Widdowson has praised the medical staff who saved his life following a late-night attack in Cardiff. The 19-year-old suffered a potentially paralysing spinal cord injury when he was attacked in Cardiff Bay last November. On a visit ... 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 £1.4m 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 »

Bute Park set to open later during winter

October 21, 2011 1 Comment »

Cardiff cyclists are celebrating after a successful campaign to keep one of the capital’s best-loved parks open after dark in the winter. The opening hours at Bute Park have been extended during October, November and December to allow commuters to ... Read More »

Police arrest teens over armed raids at three Cardiff shops

Police arrest teens over armed raids at three Cardiff shops
August 4, 2011 No Comments »

Three teenagers were in custody last night after being arrested on suspicion of armed robbery following raids at three Cardiff shops. Two of the suspects, aged 18 and 19 respectively, were arrested at their home addresses in the Cathays area of ... Read More »

CCTV Footage: Heath robbers point handgun at shop worker

CCTV Footage: Heath robbers point handgun at shop worker
August 1, 2011 No Comments »

THIS is the chilling moment when masked robbers burst into a Cardiff shop and pointed a handgun at the head of a terrified shop worker. The 30-year-old employee steps back in shock and raises her hands in disbelief as she ... Read More »

Three teenagers arrested for Canton church lead theft

July 4, 2011 Comments Off on Three teenagers arrested for Canton church lead theft

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of stealing lead from a church roof by plain-clothed officers. In the early hours of Monday, South Wales Police received information about suspicious behaviour at St Mary’s Church, Kings Road, Canton. As the ... Read More »

Election 2011: Morgan versus Morgan in Cardiff North

Election 2011: Morgan versus Morgan in Cardiff North
April 20, 2011 1 Comment »

It may boast some of the city’s most affluent areas, but the tough economic climate is taking a hold of local businesses in Cardiff North. With its high-profile candidates, Cardiff North is expected to be one of the most keenly-fought ... Read More »

Petition against Caerphilly Road parking clampdown

Petition against Caerphilly Road parking clampdown
March 24, 2011 11 Comments »

More than 200 householders have signed a petition against council plans to clamp down on parking along Caerphilly Road. Cardiff council informed householders last week they were getting tough on drivers who park on pavements and grass verges along the ... Read More »

Cyclist launches petition to improve Cardiff’s roads

Cyclist launches petition to improve Cardiff’s roads
March 16, 2011 2 Comments »

A cyclist so fed up with the state of Cardiff’s road network has set up a petition calling on the council to take action. Giancarlo Russo, a research associate at Cardiff University, said the council was getting its priorities wrong. ... Read More »