Pontcanna

Cardiff’s architectural heritage can be saved with focused campaigns, public meeting is told

Cardiff’s architectural heritage can be saved with focused campaigns, public meeting is told
July 3, 2012 3 Comments »

Campaigners must develop focussed, well informed arguments based around planning policy if they are to save Cardiff’s historical buildings from redevelopment, and the city’s shopping streets from the “onward march of the supermarkets”, a public meeting on saving the city’s ... Read More »

Artist captures Cardiff with Project Pontcanna

Artist captures Cardiff with Project Pontcanna
May 13, 2012 2 Comments »

  An artist from Pontcanna has begun capturing her neighbourhood in pencil and crayon in an art project that created waves in the city this week. Amanda Bathory launched Project Pontcanna on Monday by posting her black and white illustrations ... Read More »

Man charged with attempted murder after Pontcanna assault

Man charged with attempted murder after Pontcanna assault
May 10, 2012 No Comments »

Police are appealing for information after a 43-year-old woman was seriously assaulted in Pontcanna. South Wales Police said the assault happened in the early hours of Sunday morning at a house on Conway Road. Officers were called to the property ... Read More »

Coffee #1 opens in Pontcanna on Monday

Coffee #1 opens in Pontcanna on Monday
April 21, 2012 No Comments »

Coffee #1 will open its newest branch on Cardiff’s Cathedral Road on Monday. The opening of the new cafe will take the number of branches run by the Cardiff coffee chain to 17, with three outlets in Cardiff, and others ... 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 »

GUEST BLOG: ‘Pontcanna Fields are the centre of city life, 365 days a year’

GUEST BLOG: ‘Pontcanna Fields are the centre of city life, 365 days a year’
March 26, 2012 1 Comment »

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 »

Coffee chain looks to open new outlet in Pontcanna

February 6, 2012 2 Comments »

Cardiff’s best-known coffee chain wants to open a new store in one of the city’s most affluent suburbs. Coffee #1 has applied to takeover the former Ballantyne’s wine merchants store on Cathedral Road in Pontcanna. Local residents and shopkeepers had ... 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 »

Revealed: The reasons why Cardiff restaurants scored zero for food hygiene

Revealed: The reasons why Cardiff restaurants scored zero for food hygiene
August 15, 2011 3 Comments »

Food hygiene inspectors discovered a myriad of kitchen nightmares when they visited Cardiff’s lowest-scoring take-away restaurants. A Freedom of Information investigation has revealed which of Cardiff’s eateries scored zero in food hygiene ratings compiled by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) ... Read More »

Homeowners united against Pontcanna Pine supermarket development

Homeowners united against Pontcanna Pine supermarket development
August 11, 2011 5 Comments »

Over 100 Pontcanna residents of a city suburb gathered last night to form a spirited campaign against the opening of a supermarket in an area untouched by chain stores. More than 1,500 signatures had already been collected objecting to plans ... Read More »