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Conservative Cardiff North candidates for 2015 back government’s economic policies

Conservative Cardiff North candidates for 2015 back government’s economic policies
March 12, 2013 1 Comment »

The two politicians vying to be the Conservative candidate for Cardiff North at the 2015 general election have backed the coalition government’s economic policies. Craig Williams and Meirion Jenkins are to go head-to-head in an open primary after Jonathan Evans ... Read More »

Labour to target ‘super-marginal’ Cardiff North seat in 2015

Labour to target ‘super-marginal’ Cardiff North seat in 2015
January 11, 2013 No Comments »

The super-marginal seat of Cardiff North has been named as Labour’s fourth highest target seat for the 2015 Westminster election. Conservative MP Jonathan Evans ousted Labour’s Julie Morgan with a majority of just 194 votes in 2010 but yesterday she ... Read More »

New hyperlocal website launches for Tongwynlais

New hyperlocal website launches for Tongwynlais
September 14, 2012 2 Comments »

A group of Tongwynlais residents has launched a new community website focused on the Cardiff village. Tongwynlais.com, which aims to promote the village to visitors and provide a “virtual community noticeboard” for residents, was launched on August 1 and is ... Read More »

Tongwynlais Primary School gets top marks from inspectors

Tongwynlais Primary School gets top marks from inspectors
May 18, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff primary school has become the first local authority school in the capital to be awarded the maximum rating in its inspection report. Tongwynlais Primary School was awarded a “double-excellent” rating following its latest inspection by education body Estyn. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »