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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 »

Troubled children’s home could reopen for autistic youngsters

Troubled children’s home could reopen for autistic youngsters
March 27, 2012 No Comments »

A children’s care home which was closed down just seven months after it opened could be turned into accommodation for autistic children. Thornhill Road Children’s Home in Llanishen was closed by Cardiff Council in December after a damning report from ... Read More »

Failing new £2m childrens home in Rhiwbina is forced to shut just seven months after it opens

Failing new £2m childrens home in Rhiwbina is forced to shut just seven months after it opens
March 1, 2012 No Comments »

Thornhill Road Children’s Home in Cardiff has been closed just seven months after it was opened at a cost of almost £2m. The Cardiff council run home in Rhiwbina was shut down following a damning report by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate ... Read More »

Green spaces in Cardiff could be among first ‘quiet areas’ in Wales

February 15, 2012 2 Comments »

Parks and playing fields across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan could be among Wales’ first “quiet areas”. The proposals under environmental laws would see the locations legally spared any future developments to maintain their distinctive sounds and habitats. Eleven ... 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 »

Tackling crime on two wheels

September 9, 2011 Comments Off on Tackling crime on two wheels

A CARDIFF police officer is taking to two wheels to fight crime in the city. PCSO Stephen Westlake was given the bicycle by staff at Cash Generator as a way to cover more ground on his patrols. The Rhiwbina PCSO ... Read More »

Rhiwbina vets in training for charity bid

Rhiwbina vets in training for charity bid
August 5, 2011 No Comments »

Staff from Heath Vets in Heol y Deri, Rhiwbina, will be using their two legs to help our four-legged friends. The workers are preparing for the Lloyds TSB Cardiff Half Marathon to raise as much money as they can for their two local charities: ... Read More »

Election 2011: Morgan versus Morgan in Cardiff North

Election 2011: Morgan versus Morgan in Cardiff North
April 20, 2011 1 Comment »

It may boast some of the city’s most affluent areas, but the tough economic climate is taking a hold of local businesses in Cardiff North. With its high-profile candidates, Cardiff North is expected to be one of the most keenly-fought ... Read More »

Funding for new Welsh-language school for Canton gets go ahead

Funding for new Welsh-language school for Canton gets go ahead
April 7, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff council has approved plans for a new £9-million Welsh-language primary school to be created. Previously the school was unlikely to go ahead as money from the Welsh Assembly Government was not forthcoming. At a meeting of the council executive ... Read More »

Librarian prepares to celebrate 40 years among Cardiff’s books

Librarian prepares to celebrate 40 years among Cardiff’s books
March 31, 2011 No Comments »

A stalwart of Cardiff libraries is set to mark 40 years of working among the city’s  books. Gayle Osborne (pictured above, left), currently a senior librarian at Rhiwbina Library, is celebrating the milestone this week – after starting her library ... Read More »