Thornhill

Troubled Thornhill Road Children’s Home could be run by outside body

Troubled Thornhill Road Children’s Home could be run by outside body
January 17, 2013 No Comments »

A troubled £2m council children’s home – shut down after just seven months – could be taken over by an external organisation, putting 20 jobs at risk. Thornhill Road Children’s Home closed in December 2011 after a damning report by ... Read More »

Public meeting held to discuss Rhiwbina Sainsbury’s plan

Public meeting held to discuss Rhiwbina Sainsbury’s plan
December 5, 2012 1 Comment »

Crowds of concerned residents gathered at a public meeting in Cardiff last night over plans by a supermarket giant to open a new city suburb store. Sainsbury’s has submitted plans to open a Local store at the former Thornhill Cars ... Read More »

Residents rise up against plan for Rhiwbina Sainsbury’s store

Residents rise up against plan for Rhiwbina Sainsbury’s store
November 28, 2012 1 Comment »

The future of independent shops in Rhiwbina could be under threat if plans by a supermarket giant to open another store get the go-ahead, according to a councillor. Sainsbury’s has submitted a planning application to open a 400sq m Local ... Read More »

Future of Thornhill Road Children’s Home to be discussed

Future of Thornhill Road Children’s Home to be discussed
July 10, 2012 No Comments »

A £2 million purpose-built children’s care home shut down after just seven months looks set to be reopened by Cardiff Council. The council-run Thornhill Road Children’s Home in Llanishen, above, was closed last year following a damning report by the ... Read More »

Police appeal after man exposes himself to teenage girls in Cardiff playground

Police appeal after man exposes himself to teenage girls in Cardiff playground
June 22, 2012 No Comments »

A man believed to be in his 70s walked into city playground and exposed himself to a group of teenage girls, police said. The man with grey greasy hair and a large nose, was wearing a beige bomber jacket and ... Read More »

Babies Remembrance Service to be held in Thornhill

Babies Remembrance Service to be held in Thornhill
June 20, 2012 No Comments »

A memorial service for bereaved parents will be held in Thornhill Crematorium on Sunday. The Babies Remembrance Service has been organised by Cardiff Council’s bereavement services with support from the Stillbirth and Neonatal Deaths Society (SANDS) to give those who ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Thornhill pub organises charity raffle for MRI scanner

May 3, 2011 No Comments »

A Cardiff pub will be auctioning off prizes for charity next month. The Pendragon in Thornhill will be raising money for The Noah’s Ark Appeal to help get an ‘open’ MRI scanner for the Children’s Hospital of Wales, which costs ... 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 »