Pontprennau

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 »

Cardiff Council launches consultation on new primary school for Pontprennau

Cardiff Council launches consultation on new primary school for Pontprennau
March 11, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Council has launched a consultation on proposals to establish a new primary school in Pontprennau. The Cardiff suburb is to finally get its own primary after a 10 year wait. Cardiff Council’s Labour cabinet agreed last month to consult ... Read More »

Cardiff Riding School ‘will stay open’ insists council

Cardiff Riding School ‘will stay open’ insists council
February 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Cardiff Riding School will remain open until a third party can be found to operate it, Cardiff council has insisted. The draft budget states that the school, located at Pontcanna Fields for the past 42 years, will close so the ... Read More »

Overnight closures on the A48 Eastern Avenue for resurfacing work

Overnight closures on the A48 Eastern Avenue for resurfacing work
January 28, 2013 No Comments »

The A48 Eastern Avenue will be closed overnight this week for Cardiff Council to carry out road resurfacing work. The local authority said the work, which starts tonight, is expected to last five days, subject to any extreme weather. The ... Read More »

Pontprennau to get new primary school by 2015 after 10-year wait

Pontprennau to get new primary school by 2015 after 10-year wait
January 24, 2013 No Comments »

Pontprennau is to finally get its own primary school – more than a decade after it was first called for by local residents. Cardiff council’s ruling Labour cabinet will today agree to consult on a proposal to establish an English-medium ... 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 »

Two injured after lightning strikes Pontprennau house

Two injured after lightning strikes Pontprennau house
August 29, 2012 No Comments »

Two people were treated for minor injuries in Cardiff this afternoon after lightning struck a house in Pontprennau. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to Gateside Close in Pontprennau at 2.24pm after reports that a semi-detached ... Read More »

Planning round-up: July 2012

Planning round-up: July 2012
July 12, 2012 No Comments »

View Planning round-up: July 2012 in a larger map It was a busy afternoon at Cardiff Council’s planning committee yesterday. Here are the decisions on all the applications that were considered. They are also mapped above. 96-102 Clifton Street. Adamsdown ... Read More »

Police called to robbery at Pontprennau Waitrose

Police called to robbery at Pontprennau Waitrose
June 12, 2012 No Comments »

Robbers jumped security guards loading a cash machine at a Cardiff supermarket today and got away with an undisclosed sum of money. Police were called to Waitrose in Croescadarn Close in Pontprennau at 11.40am after security guards re-stocking an ATM ... Read More »

Council ‘ignored family housing shortage’ when rejecting Pontprennau housing plans, say developers

Council ‘ignored family housing shortage’ when rejecting Pontprennau housing plans, say developers
May 12, 2012 1 Comment »

A public inquiry into a controversial housing development on the outskirts of Cardiff has concluded with the claim that Cardiff Council did not consider the shortfall in family housing when it rejected the proposal to build 150 homes. In summing ... Read More »