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Fire crews tackle blaze on Ninian Road, Roath

Fire crews tackle blaze on Ninian Road, Roath
December 6, 2012 No Comments »

Firefighters were called to a home in Roath this evening after a blaze broke out across two floors of the property. A total of 15 crew members and three fire engines were sent to tackle the blaze at a three-storey ... Read More »

Valuable trombone stolen in Roath

Valuable trombone stolen in Roath
November 22, 2012 No Comments »

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a valuable trombone which has been stolen from a house in Roath. The brass treble clef Yamaha instrument was in a hard grey case when it was taken sometime between Thursday ... Read More »

Facefood cafe opens on City Road, despite concerns over Facebook trademark

Facefood cafe opens on City Road, despite concerns over Facebook trademark
November 15, 2012 2 Comments »

It’s the perfect place to connect with old friends, share stories with a group, or simply people-watch. And a pair of entrepreneurs have launched a cheeky bid to recreate the online appeal of Facebook in the very real setting of ... Read More »

Pondweed exposed on Roath Park Lake

Pondweed exposed on Roath Park Lake
October 11, 2012 1 Comment »

Resembling something more like an oversized sports pitch – this striking picture shows Cardiff’s beloved Roath Park Lake yesterday. In fact the lake is so turf-like it has even become the centre of internet jokes with some posting messages on ... Read More »

477 new student bedrooms for Cardiff approved in one afternoon

477 new student bedrooms for Cardiff approved in one afternoon
September 12, 2012 2 Comments »

Cardiff Council gave developers the go-ahead to build 477 new student bedrooms this afternoon, with the city’s planning committee approving two major developments within half a mile of one another. Councillors gave the green light to a block of 279 ... Read More »

Information appeal for missing Roath man

Information appeal for missing Roath man
September 11, 2012 No Comments »

UPDATE 12/09/2012 9.32am: South Wales Police have confirmed this morning that following yesterday’s appeal, Nathan Williams has been found safe and well. Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing Roath man. Nathan Williams, 30, was reported ... Read More »

Open meeting for Made in Roath festival volunteers

Open meeting for Made in Roath festival volunteers
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

UPDATE 4.10pm: Tonight’s meeting at The Gate has been postponed. The meeting on Wednesday September 12 will go ahead. A public meeting for anyone who wants to get involved in this year’s Made in Roath festival will be held tonight ... Read More »

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

Some of Cardiff’s most notorious pubs have joined together to ban trouble-makers from their bars. The Pubwatch scheme, launched by seven pubs in Splott, Adamsdown and Roath, is the first of its kind in the city. The scheme means that ... Read More »

Real ale bar The Andrew Buchan opens on Albany Road

Real ale bar The Andrew Buchan opens on Albany Road
September 4, 2012 41 Comments »

The man behind Cardiff’s only real ale bar has moved to reassure those who had objected to its opening. Steve Evans, managing director of Blaenavon-based Rhymney Brewery, said the company’s new bar on Albany Road in Roath, is a place ... Read More »

Licensing preview: August 2012

Licensing preview: August 2012
August 21, 2012 5 Comments »

Cardiff Council’s licensing sub-committee will meet this Friday to discuss three potentially controversial applications for permission to sell alcohol. Details of the applications – for the Ali Baba Shop in Clifton Street, Rhymney Brewery on Albany Road, and the new ... Read More »