Llandaff

48 homes planned for Radyr Court Road site

48 homes planned for Radyr Court Road site
February 12, 2013 No Comments »

Hundreds of residents have signed petitions opposing a new development of almost 50 houses in open space in Llandaff. London-based Nabatean Limited has applied to Cardiff Council for outline planning permission to build 48 homes on 2.14 hectares of land ... Read More »

Llandaff plans to become ‘Wikipedia town’

Llandaff plans to become ‘Wikipedia town’
January 31, 2013 No Comments »

Historic Llandaff is hoping to move firmly into the 21st century by becoming a so-called “Wikipedia town”. The idea has been adopted in the Cardiff suburb after seeing the success Monmouth had with its Monmouthpedia project. That saw the town ... Read More »

Insole Court targeted by lead thieves

Insole Court targeted by lead thieves
January 31, 2013 No Comments »

Lead thieves left historic house Insole Court at the mercy of torrential rain over the weekend. The Victorian building was flooded by the downpours after the gothic-inspired mansion was targeted by crooks for the fourth time in a month. The ... Read More »

Insole Court revamp gets the go-ahead

Insole Court revamp gets the go-ahead
January 23, 2013 No Comments »

Plans to revamp Cardiff’s Gothic Victorian mansion, Insole Court, have been given the go ahead. The £4.5m renovation project will see the interior and upper floors of the main house restored, outbuildings brought back into use, and a community centre ... Read More »

Decision due on Insole Court restoration plans

Decision due on Insole Court restoration plans
January 22, 2013 No Comments »

A decision on plans for the renovation and restoration of Insole Court will be made by councillors at a special meeting of Cardiff Council’s planning committee tomorrow, with proposals to return the Gothic Victorian mansion to its former glory set ... Read More »

Protesters interrupt dedication of Pontcanna Fields

Protesters interrupt dedication of Pontcanna Fields
December 21, 2012 1 Comment »

The row over the future of Llandaff Fields continued yesterday when protesters interrupted a formal ceremony nearby. Pontcanna Fields was officially dedicated as one of seven Queen Elizabeth II Fields in the city earning them royal protection as part of ... Read More »

Connie Fisher turns on Llandaff’s Christmas lights

Connie Fisher turns on Llandaff’s Christmas lights
November 29, 2012 No Comments »

Hundreds turned out last night to watch Sound of Music star Connie Fisher switch on the Christmas lights in Llandaff. The singer was the star attraction – alongside Father Christmas – as she switched on the new festive lights in ... Read More »

Thieves make off with thousands of cigarettes after Co-op ram-raid

Thieves make off with thousands of cigarettes after Co-op ram-raid
November 15, 2012 1 Comment »

Thieves have stolen cigarettes worth thousands of pounds in an early-morning ram-raid on a Cardiff grocery store. The burglars smashed through the metal shutters and glass frontage at the entrance of the Co-operative store on Radyr Court Road, Danescourt, by ... Read More »

Cardiff primary school pupils visit China

Cardiff primary school pupils visit China
July 30, 2012 No Comments »

Pupils from two Cardiff primary schools have returned to Wales after a 12-day trip to China. Year six pupils and two teachers from Welsh-medium primary school Ysgol Pencae in Llandaff joined children and staff from Landsdowne Primary School in Canton ... Read More »

CCTV images released in Llandaff attempted robbery appeal

CCTV images released in Llandaff attempted robbery appeal
July 20, 2012 No Comments »

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to question in connection with the attempted robbery of a security guard in Llandaff earlier this week. The incident happened at around 10.3am on Wednesday, when a man tried to ... Read More »