Rumney

Rumney Rec decision a ‘victory for David over Goliath’

September 9, 2011 6 Comments »

The group of local residents who successfully saved Rumney Rec from development last night declared the council’s decision as a “victory for David over Goliath”. For Don Taylor and Mel Plenty it was the culmination of four years of tireless ... Read More »

Council drops plans for new school on Rumney Rec

Council drops plans for new school on Rumney Rec
September 9, 2011 7 Comments »

Plans for a new high school in the east of the city are set to be delayed for “years” after Cardiff council dramatically scrapped plans to build on a much-loved community parkland. After a four-year battle with residents, the Liberal ... Read More »

Cardiff sandwich shop ram-raided for third time in four months

Cardiff sandwich shop ram-raided for third time in four months
August 9, 2011 3 Comments »

The owners of a Cardiff sandwich shop are devastated after it was ram-raided for the third time in four months. Police yesterday recovered a dumped stolen 4×4 Mitsubishi which had been used in the latest attack on the Village Munch ... Read More »

East Cardiff is “not high on the list of priorities” for council, claims AM

East Cardiff is “not high on the list of priorities” for council, claims AM
July 6, 2011 7 Comments »

A Cardiff Assembly Member has said plans for a new school have been drawn up on a shoestring because the east of the city is “not high on the list of priorities” of Cardiff council. Vaughan Gething, Labour AM for ... Read More »

New Eastern Leisure Centre plans unveilved

New Eastern Leisure Centre plans unveilved
July 5, 2011 2 Comments »

Plans for the revamp of a leisure centre in the east of Cardiff will go on display next week. The Eastern Leisure Centre in Llanrumney will be closed for 18 months as a multi-million pound refurb takes place. The new ... Read More »

Thieves steal £10,000 of copper piping in Rumney

Thieves steal £10,000 of copper piping in Rumney
June 15, 2011 Comments Off on Thieves steal £10,000 of copper piping in Rumney

Police in Cardiff are appealing for information on the theft of up to £10,000 worth of copper piping in Rumney. More than 280 coppers coils were stolen from Refrigeration Parts in Heol y Rhosog sometime overnight between Monday 13th June ... Read More »

Council appropriates Rumney Rec for new school

Council appropriates Rumney Rec for new school
June 9, 2011 20 Comments »

Cardiff council has appropriated Rumney Rec to allow it to build a new 1,500-capacity school on site, despite a pending High Court appeal. The long-running battle between the council’s executive and campaigners wanting to save the green space continued at ... Read More »

Council accused of “wicked and sneaky” tactics over Rumney Rec

Council accused of “wicked and sneaky” tactics over Rumney Rec
June 9, 2011 1 Comment »

Cardiff council has been accused of using “wicked and sneaky” tactics to ensure a new 1,500 capacity school is built on community parkland. The authority’s executive will today to decide whether to “appropriate” Rumney Recreation Ground for planning purposes – ... Read More »

Police hunt for ‘Tasmanian Devil’ tattoo man

Police hunt for ‘Tasmanian Devil’ tattoo man
June 8, 2011 Comments Off on Police hunt for ‘Tasmanian Devil’ tattoo man

The public are being warned to watch out for a Cardiff man with a ‘Tasmanian Devil’ tatto on his arm. 27-year-old Jamie Michael Ellis, from Rumney, is wanted on recall to prison and on suspicion of an assault which took ... Read More »

In pictures: River Rhymney gets a clean-up

In pictures: River Rhymney gets a clean-up
June 8, 2011 No Comments »

Environmental volunteers headed to the East of Cardiff last weekend to help clean up the River Rhymney. Over 30 people pulled on their boots and mucked in to help the Llanrumney Communities First team for three hours on Sunday for ... Read More »