Riverside

Doubts emerge over Cardiff ‘Olympics legacy’ parking plans

February 17, 2012 1 Comment »

City motorists have been told they will not be forced to pay to park outside their homes during the Olympics if they don’t support a plan for new parking restrictions. The city’s parking boss and Plaid Cymru councillor Neil McEvoy ... Read More »

Locals ‘would back permit schemes’ for Olympics, councillors claim

February 13, 2012 1 Comment »

Proposals to introduce residents’ parking permit schemes across large swathes of Cardiff during the Olympic Games will be welcomed by households, according to local councillors. Cardiff council is proposing new parking restrictions for 46 streets in the inner city Riverside, ... Read More »

Riverside councillor ‘concerned for safety’ after being accused of being anti-Muslim

February 13, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff councillor says he is concerned for the safety of his young family after he was sent a “threatening” letter accusing him of being anti-Muslim. The letter arrived at the home of Riverside’s Plaid Cymru councillor Mohammed Islam, who ... Read More »

Fury over plans for Cardiff Olympics residents’ parking ‘legacy’

February 10, 2012 10 Comments »

Cardiff council has been accused of using the Olympic Games to introduce residents’ parking permit schemes across large swathes of the city “by stealth”. The authority this week sent letters to 2,276 households stating that resident-only parking could be introduced ... 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 »

YourCardiff readers post their rubbish hot-spots via Twitter

November 14, 2011 1 Comment »

We asked YourCardiff’s Twitter followers to point out the worst rubbish spots in the city. The map below shows what we have come up with so far. View Cardiff rubbish hot-spots in a larger map Please let us know your ... Read More »

Pride is blooming thanks to inner city gardens

September 6, 2011 No Comments »

Community gardens are bringing new life to inner city areas and improving the happiness of residents, a top academic has found. Professor Paul Milbourne, from Cardiff University’s City and Regional Planning School, studied 18 projects in deprived areas of nine ... 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 »

Cardiff Bloggers Meetup: Summer social

Cardiff Bloggers Meetup: Summer social
June 23, 2011 3 Comments »

Cardiff Bloggers Meetups return next month with the summer social. From 7pm on Wednesday 20th July to Cardiff blogging community will come together for a drink and a chat about all things blogging. Note: Venue has been changed to Maldron ... Read More »

Police hunt “racially abusive” man after handbag snatch attempt

June 22, 2011 Comments Off on Police hunt “racially abusive” man after handbag snatch attempt

Police are hunting a man for “aggresive” and “racially abusive” behaviour after he attempted to snatch a woman’s handbag. A 37-year-old woman was walking with her young daughter in Machen Place, Riverside, just after midday yesterday when a man grabbed ... Read More »