Llandaff

Llandaff High Street’s £150,000 makeover branded ‘a disgrace’ a week before Royal visit

Llandaff High Street’s £150,000 makeover branded ‘a disgrace’ a week before Royal visit
April 18, 2012 6 Comments »

A £150,000 makeover of Llandaff High Street has been branded a “disgrace” ahead of the Queen’s visit to the picturesque village next week. Conservative candidates standing in next month’s local elections say the quality of the works – which has ... Read More »

Pedestrian hit by bus in Llandaff remains in serious condition in hospital

Pedestrian hit by bus in Llandaff remains in serious condition in hospital
April 11, 2012 No Comments »

A pedestrian hit by a bus in Cardiff last night remains in a serious condition in hospital this morning. The 66-year-old man was hit by the bus, travelling towards the city centre, on Cardiff Road, Llandaff at 7.45pm last night. ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped
April 7, 2012 No Comments »

On Thursday, Cardiff Council released details of all the candidates nominated to stand in next month’s local election. 359 candidates from 11 different parties have been selected to contest 75 seats across the capital on May 3. The Liberal Democrats ... Read More »

Insole Court vision a step closer to reality

Insole Court vision a step closer to reality
March 19, 2012 2 Comments »

A £4.5M vision to restore one of Cardiff’s most historic landmarks to its former glory has taken a major step forward. A planning application has been submitted to repair and refurbish Insole Court, in Llandaff, and to maximise its use ... Read More »

How Cardiff was caught up in the American Crime of the Century

February 28, 2012 No Comments »

Eighty years ago this week a two-year-old boy was snatched from his cot in a New Jersey town. They found his decomposed body three months later. This was labelled the Crime of the Century because – well, that’ll come later. ... Read More »

Cardiff Council set to close half of its office buildings in cost-saving bid

February 14, 2012 2 Comments »

Wales’ biggest council is set to close almost half of its 51 office buildings over the next three years as it attempts to clear a multi-million-pound maintenance backlog. Cardiff Council has revealed it plans to sell or move out of ... 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 »

UWIC Llandaff campus hosts model railways

October 21, 2011 No Comments »

A model railway exhibition, featuring 13 layouts and 10 traders, is being held at Uwic’s Llandaff campus off Western Avenue in Cardiff tomorrow and Sunday, 10am-5pm (£4 adult entry). (Oct 22)Tomorrow, Cardiff Transport Preservation Group will be offering free trips ... Read More »

Cardiff railway ticket offices threatened with closure

Cardiff railway ticket offices threatened with closure
September 6, 2011 No Comments »

Railway ticket offices in Cardiff have been threatened with closure as part of Government cost-cutting – prompting fears over station safety. Under a new recommendation, 11 offices normally manned by one or two booking agents could be scrapped and replaced ... Read More »

Llandaff’s gothic mansion secures lottery grant

Llandaff’s gothic mansion secures lottery grant
July 29, 2011 2 Comments »

The Friends of Insole Court have cleared the first hurdle in getting control of the South Wales gothic mansion – which could see them embark on a £4m refurbishment programme. The group applied to the lottery for a £35,000 grant ... Read More »