St Fagans

Good news for Cardiff means that we must clean up our act

October 3, 2011 1 Comment »

It’s not often that the newspaper carries two excellent pieces of news for our capital city on one day. But today I read that the much-loved National History Museum at St Fagans has been declared ‘Britain’s Favourite Tourist attraction”. Unlike ... Read More »

New St Fagans attraction has criminal record

New St Fagans attraction has criminal record
July 22, 2011 1 Comment »

A century-old police station complete with a block of Victorian cells is to be rebuilt, brick by brick, at St Fagans National History Museum. Plans have been submitted for the reconstruction of the 1894 Taffs ... Read More »

Election 2011: The battle for Cardiff West

Election 2011: The battle for Cardiff West
April 19, 2011 1 Comment »

For years its AM has been one of the giants of Welsh politics – but all that is about to change. Whoever replaces Rhodri Morgan as the AM for Cardiff West has the unenviable task of living up to one ... Read More »

Bike woe collapse leaves student stranded

Bike woe collapse leaves student stranded
February 7, 2011 1 Comment »

A retired father thinks his son may have ridden the most expensive half a mile in the history of the bicycle. Reg Deacon’s youngest, 17-year-old John, bought a new bicycle for £135 from Halfords’ store off Western Avenue, Gabalfa, Cardiff, ... Read More »

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development
January 24, 2011 No Comments »

As part of the formal process of producing a plan for the future of Cardiff as a capital city, developers and builders have to be invited to identify candidate sites which they would like to see developed. It is important ... Read More »

Planning committee preview: January 2011

Planning committee preview: January 2011
January 11, 2011 4 Comments »

There’s plenty to discuss at this month’s planning committee, taking place at City Hall on Wednesday 12th January from 2.30pm, with decisions expected to made on three applications – the demolition of a £1.75m-valued house, the regeneration of Adamsdown fire ... Read More »

Introducing your local Cardiff reporters

Introducing your local Cardiff reporters
January 7, 2011 2 Comments »

yourCardiff aims to provide the best local news, information and events for you. So, we’ve put dedicated patch reporters in your area. Using the map below you can see who your local reporter is and find their contact information. If ... Read More »

Extra crews drafted in to clear Cardiff rubbish backlog

Extra crews drafted in to clear Cardiff rubbish backlog
January 6, 2011 1 Comment »

As the row about how Cardiff council dealt with the cold weather rumbles on extra waste crews have been called in to deal with the rubbish back-log. As the city experienced some of its worst winter weather for 30 years ... Read More »

The political role of St Fagans museum

The political role of St Fagans museum
December 17, 2010 3 Comments »

Cardiff’s best attraction has just been given an extra million pounds. I love the place, so why does this make me a touch uneasy? We’ll come to that in good time, but first let’s look back to the origins of ... Read More »

Planning committee preview: December 2010

Planning committee preview: December 2010
December 13, 2010 2 Comments »

A busy planning committee meeting awaits this month, as plans for housing on UWIC’s former Colchester Avenue campus are revealed, the fire station in Adamsdown faces opposition from local residents to reduce in size and add student flats while the ... Read More »