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Llanishen nursery collects hundreds of Easter eggs for Cardiff Children’s Hospital

Llanishen nursery collects hundreds of Easter eggs for Cardiff Children’s Hospital
March 28, 2013 No Comments »

Staff and children at a Cardiff nursery have collected more than 200 gifts and Easter eggs to give to youngsters at the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales. Caerleon Child Care in Llanishen asked parents, children and staff members to ... Read More »

Parents and pupils plan Senedd protest against closure of Llanrumney High School

Parents and pupils plan Senedd protest against closure of Llanrumney High School
March 27, 2013 No Comments »

Parents and pupils are planning a march to the Senedd in protest against the enforced closure of their city secondary school. Youngsters have joined forces to make their own posters and placards, which they will take with them on their ... Read More »

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 »

Half of Cardiff residents don’t know their neighbours, survey reveals

Half of Cardiff residents don’t know their neighbours, survey reveals
March 11, 2013 No Comments »

One in four Cardiff residents have never knocked on their neighbour’s door, a new citywide survey has revealed. More than half of householders surveyed in Cardiff said they did not know their neighbours well, while nearly 30% have no idea ... Read More »

Ely’s United Reformed Church to close after 80 years on Easter Sunday

Ely’s United Reformed Church to close after 80 years on Easter Sunday
March 11, 2013 No Comments »

After more than 80 years of serving the community, a church in Ely will deliver one final service on Easter Sunday. The congregation at the United Reformed Church at Grand Avenue can no longer afford to keep their building open ... Read More »

Greener Grangetown scheme launches to tackle city flood risk

Greener Grangetown scheme launches to tackle city flood risk
March 8, 2013 No Comments »

Grangetown is to be the site for a flagship environmental programme to tackle flood risk and water waste. Launched today, the Greener Grangetown initiative is the result of a co-operative effort between Cardiff Council, Environment Agency Wales and Welsh Water. ... Read More »

Roath’s Shelley Gardens to become Cardiff’s first smoke-free playground

Roath’s Shelley Gardens to become Cardiff’s first smoke-free playground
March 5, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff’s first smoke-free playground will be launched this Thursday in a move to protect children from the effects of second-hand smoke. Cardiff Council and the Cardiff and Vale Public Health Team have joined forces to introduce the new rules at ... Read More »

Thousands of runners take part in Cardiff St David’s Day run

Thousands of runners take part in Cardiff St David’s Day run
March 3, 2013 No Comments »

More than 2,000 of runners braved Cardiff’s chilly weather today to raise money for charity in the annual St David’s Day run. The event, staged in Bute Park and organised by the British Military Forces (BMF), raises money for Cancer ... Read More »

New website launched for parents to find out about school performance

New website launched for parents to find out about school performance
February 22, 2013 No Comments »

The Welsh Government has launched a new website this morning allowing parents to view detailed information about the performance of every school in Cardiff. MyLocalSchool includes data on exams, Estyn reports, attendance and finances for every primary and secondary school ... Read More »

Cardiff does the Harlem Shake

Cardiff does the Harlem Shake
February 21, 2013 No Comments »

It’s the latest viral video craze to sweep across the internet, and now the Harlem Shake has taken hold in Cardiff too. The internet meme was started earlier this month by a group of five Australian teenagers dancing to the ... Read More »