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Cardiff’s anti-social behaviour black spots revealed

Cardiff’s anti-social behaviour black spots revealed
February 21, 2013 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s anti-social behaviour black spots have been revealed in a new report uncovering the true extent of the problems across the capital. Caerau Lane in Ely, Cardiff Bay and the city centre have been identified as the three major problem ... Read More »

Former councillor calls for annual swimming race to be reinstated at Splott Pool

Former councillor calls for annual swimming race to be reinstated at Splott Pool
February 18, 2013 No Comments »

A former councillor has called on Cardiff council to reinstate an annual swimming race at a threatened city pool. The swimming race between Cardiff city councillors was an annual fixture at the Cardiff Swimming Club gala at Guildford Crescent Swimming ... Read More »

Promise of new ‘leisure hub’ to replace at-risk Splott Pool

Promise of new ‘leisure hub’ to replace at-risk Splott Pool
February 14, 2013 1 Comment »

Promises of a new leisure “hub” on the site of Splott Pool met with mixed reaction at a public meeting last night. About 150 people turned up for the public meeting at the STAR Centre on Splott Road, Cardiff, determined ... Read More »

St Joseph’s Sports and Social Club to meet councillor over Maindy bowling green closure

St Joseph’s Sports and Social Club to meet councillor over Maindy bowling green closure
February 13, 2013 No Comments »

Concerned members of a Cardiff bowls club are to hold talks with a council cabinet member this week to fight plans to shut several city bowling greens. The number of council-run bowling greens will be cut from 13 to seven ... Read More »

Hundreds turn out for Cardiff Riding School open day

Hundreds turn out for Cardiff Riding School open day
February 12, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Riding School opened its stables to 400 visitors yesterday. It was in a bid to showcase its lessons to potential students and win support for its campaign against funding cuts. Riders and volunteers who regularly ride at the school, ... Read More »

New community website Rhiwbina Local launches

New community website Rhiwbina Local launches
February 8, 2013 No Comments »

A new community website has been launched for Rhiwbina, with the founders hoping it will become a vibrant space for news, events, photographs and more in the north Cardiff suburb. Rhiwbina Local was launched last Friday by Emily Higgins and ... Read More »

Touch Trust set to lose 100% of its council funding

Touch Trust set to lose 100% of its council funding
February 6, 2013 No Comments »

A charity which provides creative movement programmes for children and adults with learning disabilities is set to lose all its funding from Cardiff council. Under draft budget proposals, the Touch Trust will no longer receive £15,000 a year towards the ... Read More »

Pedestrian injured after collision on Park Place

Pedestrian injured after collision on Park Place
February 5, 2013 No Comments »

A pedestrian is being treated by paramedics in Cardiff following a collision with a vehicle. The incident happened at around 10.35am on Park Place, stopping traffic near Cardiff University’s psychology building. The injuries to the pedestrian are not thought to ... Read More »

Campaigns get under way to fight Cardiff Council budget cuts

Campaigns get under way to fight Cardiff Council budget cuts
February 2, 2013 7 Comments »

Swimmers have reacted angrily to news that Splott Pool will be closed if the cuts proposed by Cardiff Council this week are approved. Splott Pool has been earmarked for closure in order to save £300,000 a year, as part of ... Read More »

Reaction to the expected closure of Cardiff Riding School

Reaction to the expected closure of Cardiff Riding School
January 31, 2013 No Comments »

The news that Cardiff Riding School is expected to close as part of council budget cuts has prompted a huge response online in the last 24 hours, with a campaign, petition and protest already organised in an effort to save ... Read More »