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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 »

Widower shaken as burglars take wife’s jewellery

Widower shaken as burglars take wife’s jewellery
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

BURGLARS broke into the home of an 81-year-old widower and stole his late wife’s jewellery. William Tout, who has lived in the same house all his life, said he was left “shaken” by the break-in, which happened while he was ... Read More »

Cardiff Council set to close half of its office buildings in cost-saving bid

February 14, 2012 2 Comments »

Wales’ biggest council is set to close almost half of its 51 office buildings over the next three years as it attempts to clear a multi-million-pound maintenance backlog. Cardiff Council has revealed it plans to sell or move out of ... Read More »

Blow for Whitchurch Hospital campaigners as planning permission extended

February 9, 2012 No Comments »

  Residents fighting plans to build hundreds of homes and flats on Whitchurch Hospital have been dealt another blow in their long-running battle. Cardiff council’s planning committee last night voted to extend the lifetime of the scheme’s outline planning permission ... 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 »

Student hurt in late night iron bar attack in Heath

October 26, 2011 2 Comments »

An international student was viciously attacked with an iron bar as he made his way home from a late night study session.The 23-year-old victim was “pounced” on in a violent assault late on Monday night while walking along Canada Road ... Read More »

Whitchurch man ‘unrecognisable’ after burglars beat him up

August 30, 2011 No Comments »

A Whitchurch man who confronted two burglars at his home was beaten so badly that a neighbour could not recognise him. The pair were caught red-handed trying to steal a £1,000 bike from Ceri Davies’ garden shed. But instead of ... Read More »

Weather review: March & April 2011

Weather review: March & April 2011
June 13, 2011 No Comments »

The latest weather data for Cardiff shows a “quite ordinary lousy British summer” according to our Whitchurch weatherman. Bryan Morgan measures what’s happening with the capital’s weather from his back-garden weather centre and he said it’s good news for gardens ... 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 »

Weather review: March 2011

Weather review: March 2011
April 4, 2011 No Comments »

March turned out to be one of the dryest in Cardiff for three years, with just 17.6mm of rain. The bulk of the city’s rain turned up on 31st with 6.44m and 8.5mm on the 29th and 30th. Our resident ... Read More »