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Llandaff plans to become ‘Wikipedia town’

Llandaff plans to become ‘Wikipedia town’
January 31, 2013 No Comments »

Historic Llandaff is hoping to move firmly into the 21st century by becoming a so-called “Wikipedia town”. The idea has been adopted in the Cardiff suburb after seeing the success Monmouth had with its Monmouthpedia project. That saw the town ... Read More »

Cardiff Riding School expected to close in council budget cuts

Cardiff Riding School expected to close in council budget cuts
January 30, 2013 19 Comments »

Cardiff Riding School is expected to close as part of the council’s budget cuts, with fears some horses and ponies will have to be put down. Riders told yourCardiff that staff were today told by council bosses that funding for ... Read More »

Firm to tackle Cardiff squatters with ‘guardians’ for empty buildings

Firm to tackle Cardiff squatters with ‘guardians’ for empty buildings
January 28, 2013 5 Comments »

A Dutch firm has pledged to tackle Cardiff’s “rising” squatting problem by recruiting guardians to live in the city’s empty properties. Ad Hoc Property Management hope to “deter squatters, thieves and vandals” by arranging for tenants to move into empty ... Read More »

Llanishen Reservoir fight goes to the High Court

Llanishen Reservoir fight goes to the High Court
January 23, 2013 No Comments »

The latest round of an eleven-year battle over the future of land around Llanishen Resevoir has been heard in the High Court. Western Power Distribution is seeking to have the decision to appropriate land near Llanishen Reservoir as allotments set ... Read More »

Bute Park a ‘jewel in Cardiff’s crown’ says survey

Bute Park a ‘jewel in Cardiff’s crown’ says survey
January 17, 2013 No Comments »

Bute Park remains “one of the jewels in Cardiff’s crown” – but a survey has shown there is work to be done as a £5.6m restoration project continues. Cardiff council’s most recent poll of Bute Park users indicates a general ... Read More »

Location needed for new Cardiff farmers market

Location needed for new Cardiff farmers market
January 14, 2013 No Comments »

A new farmers’ market could be on its way to Cardiff – but first organisers need your help to find the perfect venue. The people behind the city’s three hugely successful existing markets – held once a week in Riverside, ... Read More »

Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project gears up for annual Embassy Awards

Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project gears up for annual Embassy Awards
January 14, 2013 No Comments »

UPDATE 22/01/2013: Due to the snow over the weekend, this event was postponed. It will now be held on Saturday February 2 from 5pm. Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project will reward the “dedication, talent and achievements” of its ... 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 »

Author pens Cardiff’s first Welsh travel guide

Author pens Cardiff’s first Welsh travel guide
January 4, 2013 No Comments »

It’s a travel guide to Cardiff – but it’s the first written in Welsh. Author Lowri Cooke says she “discovered her own city” as she toured the capital on foot for her new book, adding: “I thought I knew Cardiff ... Read More »

Parking concerns over proposals for new community centre in Roath

Parking concerns over proposals for new community centre in Roath
January 4, 2013 4 Comments »

A new community centre being proposed for Roath could create parking problems, according to local businesses. The Madni Masjid Trust wants to create a new community centre on Dalcross Street in Roath. Plans have been submitted to Cardiff council for ... Read More »