Pontcanna

Cardiff Council looks for new ways to run Cardiff Riding School

Cardiff Council looks for new ways to run Cardiff Riding School
March 19, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Council wants people to get in touch with their views on how Cardiff Riding School could be run in future, as it searches for an “alternative operating model” for the Pontcanna-based stables. The school has been at the centre ... Read More »

Hundreds turn out for Cardiff Riding School open day

Hundreds turn out for Cardiff Riding School open day
February 12, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Riding School opened its stables to 400 visitors yesterday. It was in a bid to showcase its lessons to potential students and win support for its campaign against funding cuts. Riders and volunteers who regularly ride at the school, ... Read More »

Splott Pool protesters call on council to reconsider cuts

Splott Pool protesters call on council to reconsider cuts
February 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Dozens of angry swimmers yesterday lined the street outside Cardiff’s oldest pool to protest against money-saving plans to close the much-loved facility. Splott swimming pool has been earmarked for closure in order to save £300,000 a year, as part of ... Read More »

More than 100 campaigners attend Cardiff Riding School protest

More than 100 campaigners attend Cardiff Riding School protest
January 31, 2013 4 Comments »

More than 100 campaigners – and two ponies – turned out for a protest against the possible closure of Cardiff Riding School this afternoon, prior to a council meeting where the Labour administration said it would need to make £27 ... Read More »

Reaction to the expected closure of Cardiff Riding School

Reaction to the expected closure of Cardiff Riding School
January 31, 2013 No Comments »

The news that Cardiff Riding School is expected to close as part of council budget cuts has prompted a huge response online in the last 24 hours, with a campaign, petition and protest already organised in an effort to save ... Read More »

Pontcanna’s Diner 77 to change hands after 23 years

Pontcanna’s Diner 77 to change hands after 23 years
January 25, 2013 No Comments »

A Cardiff diner popular with Billie Piper, Charlotte Church and food lovers for more than 20 years is to undergo a change in name and ownership. The revamp marks the departure of Diner 77’s owner Ian Campbell, who is seeking ... Read More »

Pontcanna Pine convenience store plans thrown out

Pontcanna Pine convenience store plans thrown out
December 5, 2012 No Comments »

Residents in Pontcanna are celebrating this evening after controversial proposals to open a convenience store in King’s Road were thrown out by councillors. Cardiff Council’s planning committee unanimously rejected a bid to turn the former Pontcanna Pine site, now called ... Read More »

Councillors set to reject Pontcanna Co-op plans

Councillors set to reject Pontcanna Co-op plans
December 4, 2012 No Comments »

Controversial plans to open a convenience store in Pontcanna are likely to be thrown out tomorrow. Cardiff Council planning officers have recommended a bid to transform the former Pontcanna Pine site, now called The Dairy, on King’s Road, Pontcanna, into ... Read More »

Cardiff brewer launches competition to rename beer after Pepsi ruling

Cardiff brewer launches competition to rename beer after Pepsi ruling
November 8, 2012 1 Comment »

A Cardiff brewer who was forced to change the name of his beer by one of the world’s largest drinks makers is asking customers for help. Simon Doherty’s Artisan Brewing Company had been producing Bare Naked Beers in Pontcanna for ... Read More »

Confusion over Pontcanna Co-op plans after supermarket denies involvement

Confusion over Pontcanna Co-op plans after supermarket denies involvement
October 16, 2012 2 Comments »

Controversial plans to bring a Co-operative supermarket to Pontcanna have been thrown into confusion, after the supermarket chain said it had no intention of opening in the area – despite a developer’s claims to the contrary. YourCardiff reported on Monday ... Read More »