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ELECTION 2012: Labour group leader Heather Joyce says she ‘is ready’ to lead Cardiff council

ELECTION 2012: Labour group leader Heather Joyce says she ‘is ready’ to lead Cardiff council
April 12, 2012 16 Comments »

Four years ago Heather Joyce didn’t have “Councillor” before her name and admits she couldn’t have imagined she would be leading her party into an election in 2012. In the second in our series of interviews with Cardiff council’s group ... 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 »

Cardiff housing plans ‘must be supported by local services’

Cardiff housing plans ‘must be supported by local services’
March 27, 2012 No Comments »

Politicians have called for new housing plots in Cardiff not to overload services after a list of potential development locations was revealed. Possible sites for more than 450 new homes in the city across 13 electoral wards were unveiled yesterday. ... Read More »

Plans for hundreds of new Cardiff homes revealed

Plans for hundreds of new Cardiff homes revealed
March 26, 2012 2 Comments »

Potential locations for more than 450 new homes in Cardiff as part of the city council’s largest house building scheme for almost three decades are revealed today. Cardiff Council wants to build 1,000 new homes over five years from 2013 ... Read More »

GUEST BLOG: ‘Rumney Rec is at the heart of the community – it deserves Royal approval’

GUEST BLOG: ‘Rumney Rec is at the heart of the community – it deserves Royal approval’
March 23, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff Council has nominated four Cardiff recreation grounds for Royal protection under the Queen Elizabeth Fields II Challenge. If the nominations are approved by the charity Fields in Trust, Rumney Recreation Ground, Roath Recreation Ground, Pontcanna Fields, and Wilson Road ... Read More »

Rumney Rec among Cardiff green spaces nominated for Royal protection

Rumney Rec among Cardiff green spaces nominated for Royal protection
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

CAMPAIGNERS who battled for years to save Rumney Recreation Ground from development for a new school say they are “delighted” the playing fields will be nominated for Royal protection. Cardiff council is planning to nominate four of the city’s recreational ... 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 »

Milk van hijacked by balaclava-clad thief

November 2, 2011 No Comments »

A milk van was hijacked by a balaclava-clad thief in the early hours of the morning at the weekend – before being dumped with false number plates. Officers investigating the theft Police are appealing to the public for information after ... Read More »

Secret tracking devices in smart phones South Wales Police’s latest tool in fight against crime

October 20, 2011 No Comments »

SECRET tracking devices installed in laptops and mobile phones are being hailed as the latest weapon in the war against crime. It comes as a burglar in South Wales was sent to prison after his victim tracked him down using ... Read More »