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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 »

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ after St Mellons explosion

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ after St Mellons explosion
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

The stepbrother of a man who was badly burned in an explosion at his Cardiff flat has spoken of his disbelief that his sibling managed to survive the blast. The incident, at the first-floor flat in Caerleon Close, St Mellons, ... Read More »

St Mellons ‘gas explosion’ leaves man with serious burns

St Mellons ‘gas explosion’ leaves man with serious burns
March 28, 2012 No Comments »

A man has sustained burns after a huge suspected gas explosion at his flat rocked a residential street in Cardiff. Residents living in Caerleon Close, St Mellons, said they heard a “terrifying” bang, which sounded “like a bomb going off” ... Read More »

Plans for hundreds of new Cardiff homes revealed

Plans for hundreds of new Cardiff homes revealed
March 26, 2012 2 Comments »

Potential locations for more than 450 new homes in Cardiff as part of the city council’s largest house building scheme for almost three decades are revealed today. Cardiff Council wants to build 1,000 new homes over five years from 2013 ... Read More »

Cardiff route revealed for Olympic flame

Cardiff route revealed for Olympic flame
March 19, 2012 No Comments »

The Olympic Flame will be carried the length of Cardiff by 30 torchbearers when it comes to the city in May as part of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has revealed the street-by-street ... 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 »

Meeting to discuss St Mellons policing concerns

November 3, 2011 1 Comment »

The latest St Mellons Pact meeting is set to take place next week. The meeting, which gives residents the opportunity to discuss issues and raise concerns with councillors and local PCSOs will be held in the Village Hall, Newport Road, ... Read More »

Santa’s looking for a little helper

October 24, 2011 No Comments »

A Cardiff garden centre is looking for a Christmas star. Blooms Cardiff Garden Centre, on Newport Road, St Mellons, is looking for nominations for a child who has VIP qualities and would like to help Father Christmas open his grotto. ... Read More »

Demands for Cardiff Bay link road construction

Demands for Cardiff Bay link road construction
August 2, 2011 3 Comments »

Civic leaders at Cardiff council have called on the Welsh Government to finally complete a ring road to ease traffic congestion. The Eastern Bay link road, from east Cardiff to the Bay, would effectively complete a circular dual-carriageway system all ... Read More »

Pub’s licence at risk after 20 person fight

Pub’s licence at risk after 20 person fight
July 27, 2011 No Comments »

A Cardiff pub is to have its alcohol licence reviewed after a mass fight involving 20 people left a woman covered in blood. South Wales Police said it was called to the brawl outside the Star Inn on Church Lane, ... Read More »