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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 »

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 »

Licensing round-up: The Corporation, The Star Inn, and Fire Island

Licensing round-up: The Corporation, The Star Inn, and Fire Island
January 4, 2013 No Comments »

An application to extend the hours a Canton pub can open, serve alcohol and play music has been approved by Cardiff Council, despite objections from local residents. YourCardiff reported yesterday how Greene King Brewing and Retailing Ltd had applied for ... Read More »

Bid to extend Old St Mellons pub licence sparks opposition from residents

Bid to extend Old St Mellons pub licence sparks opposition from residents
December 12, 2012 No Comments »

Residents have expressed outrage over an application to extend the licence of a Cardiff pub which had its permission to sell alcohol revoked following a mass brawl outside the premises. The Star Inn, on Newport Road, Old St Mellons, initially ... Read More »

New homes plan for Wales’ most expensive street

New homes plan for Wales’ most expensive street
September 10, 2012 1 Comment »

Plans to build four new houses on Wales’ most expensive street will go before Cardiff Council’s planning committee on Wednesday – just weeks after controversial proposals for a gypsy camp on the same site were shelved. We reported in July ... Read More »

Gypsy family speak out in Old St Mellons Gypsy site row

Gypsy family speak out in Old St Mellons Gypsy site row
June 18, 2012 3 Comments »

A Welsh Romany Gypsy family has refuted allegations by their multi-millionaire neighbour that they have damaged his family’s land. The Price family responded to claims by Sir Stanley Thomas that a gypsy family living next to one of his family’s ... 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 »

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 »

Pub’s licence at risk after 20 person fight

Pub’s licence at risk after 20 person fight
July 27, 2011 No Comments »

A Cardiff pub is to have its alcohol licence reviewed after a mass fight involving 20 people left a woman covered in blood. South Wales Police said it was called to the brawl outside the Star Inn on Church Lane, ... Read More »

‘Inspirational’ city swimming teacher loses battle against cancer

‘Inspirational’ city swimming teacher loses battle against cancer
January 26, 2011 2 Comments »

An inspirational city swimming instructor and charity fundraiser has lost her long battle against cancer. Shirley Bourge was a familiar face around Cardiff’s swimming pools, teaching people of all ages and levels to swim for almost 30 years. The much-loved ... Read More »