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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 »

Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre makes urgent appeal for shop donations

Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre makes urgent appeal for shop donations
November 26, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff-based charity for children with cerebral palsy is appealing for people to donate “desperately needed” clothes to its shops in Llanishen and Cathays. Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales, which is based in Whitchurch, is appealing to people to “donate ... Read More »

Decision due on new residential care home in Whitchurch

Decision due on new residential care home in Whitchurch
November 6, 2012 No Comments »

A vacant plot of land that once housed a council resource centre in Cardiff will be turned into a residential home for people with dementia, if plans are approved tomorrow. Private health care provider Bupa Care Home Ltd is seeking ... Read More »

A Day in the Life… of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre

A Day in the Life… of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre
November 1, 2012 No Comments »

Earlier this year, yourCardiff and the Echo launched a series of photography essays called “A Day in the Life”, charting 24 hours in the life of Cardiff’s public spaces, tourist attractions, charities, ordinary individuals, or anyone who wants to get ... Read More »

Whitchurch man fined £135 over noisy ducks

Whitchurch man fined £135 over noisy ducks
September 19, 2012 1 Comment »

A Whitchurch man has been fined £135 for keeping ducks that were too noisy. Christopher Hunt, of Court Road, pleaded guilty last week to breaching a noise abatement notice after a year-long dispute with neighbours over his noisy feathered friends. ... Read More »

Cardiff schools wish Team GB good luck with giant paper chain

Cardiff schools wish Team GB good luck with giant paper chain
July 11, 2012 No Comments »

Thousands of Cardiff school pupils have sent their good luck messages to the athletes hoping to bring home gold for Team GB this summer, with their messages joined together in a giant paper chain. Primary and secondary schools from across ... Read More »

Wales Millennium Centre remembers Mandela’s Cardiff visit

Wales Millennium Centre remembers Mandela’s Cardiff visit
June 14, 2012 No Comments »

The Wales Millennium Centre is set to welcome a musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela with a special project looking back at his 1998 visit to Cardiff. WMC will host performances by the Cape Town Opera next week, ... Read More »

CANCELLED: Whitchurch Rugby Club hosts charity Caribbean disco

CANCELLED: Whitchurch Rugby Club hosts charity Caribbean disco
June 12, 2012 1 Comment »

UPDATE 19/06/2012: Diabetes UK Cymru has announced that its Caribbean Disco Night, due to be held at Whitchurch Rugby Club on June 22, has been cancelled due to disappointing ticket sales. The charity’s fundraising manager Joseph Cuff said: “We thank ... Read More »

Whitchurch ward member David Groves on being Wales’ only blind councillor

Whitchurch ward member David Groves on being Wales’ only blind councillor
May 17, 2012 No Comments »

David Groves realised from an early age he was never going to become a professional footballer – but being blind as never going to stop him making the most of his attributes. Here he tells Eleanor Lawrie how and why ... Read More »