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Connie Fisher turns on Llandaff’s Christmas lights

Connie Fisher turns on Llandaff’s Christmas lights
November 29, 2012 No Comments »

Hundreds turned out last night to watch Sound of Music star Connie Fisher switch on the Christmas lights in Llandaff. The singer was the star attraction – alongside Father Christmas – as she switched on the new festive lights in ... Read More »

Cardiff council plans huge ‘screw turbines’ for River Taff

Cardiff council plans huge ‘screw turbines’ for River Taff
August 29, 2012 4 Comments »

More than 500 million cubic metres of water will be extracted from the River Taff by giant screw turbines if a licence application by Cardiff council is granted. The authority has submitted a 16-page proposal to the Environment Agency outlining ... 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 »

Radyr Library to reopen after refurbishment

Radyr Library to reopen after refurbishment
June 22, 2012 No Comments »

Radyr Library will reopen tomorrow after a seven-month refurbishment. The library will open from 9am with a day of celebratory activities including children’s crafts, a story time session at 2pm, and refreshments. The building has been imrpoved inside and out, ... Read More »

Planning round-up: April 2012

Planning round-up: April 2012
April 19, 2012 No Comments »

It was a busy month at Cardiff Council’s April planning committee yesterday – the last before local elections on May 3. Here’s a full round-up of all the applications, and the decisions made by the committee. We’ve also plotted them ... 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 »

Hydro power plans unveiled for Radyr Weir

February 8, 2012 No Comments »

  The power of the River Taff as it flows through Cardiff could be harnessed to generate electricity under a £1.5m proposal. Cardiff council has submitted a planning application to install twin screw hydropower turbines at the Radyr Weir beauty ... 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 »

Radyr Comprehensive School students tour military gadgets factory

November 3, 2011 No Comments »

Students from Radyr Comprehensive School were given a rare behind the scenes tour of a Cardiff-based company which makes gadgets for the military. As part of a Welsh Assembly Government backed scheme to help students understand the benefits and advantages ... Read More »

Cardiff railway ticket offices threatened with closure

Cardiff railway ticket offices threatened with closure
September 6, 2011 No Comments »

Railway ticket offices in Cardiff have been threatened with closure as part of Government cost-cutting – prompting fears over station safety. Under a new recommendation, 11 offices normally manned by one or two booking agents could be scrapped and replaced ... Read More »