Cardiff Council

Cardiff Council defers decision on iPads for councillors

Cardiff Council defers decision on iPads for councillors
March 28, 2013 3 Comments »

A decision on whether Cardiff councillors should be given top-of-the-range iPads was deferred tonight for further consideration. Cardiff Council’s democratic services committee had recommended that councillors swap their tax-payer funded computers and smartphones for a 16GB iPad, a Nokia 100 ... Read More »

Voter demands apology from Councillor Ralph Cook over Labour election leaflets row

Voter demands apology from Councillor Ralph Cook over Labour election leaflets row
March 22, 2013 3 Comments »

A Cardiff resident has demanded a public apology from the council’s deputy leader in a bitter dispute over Labour’s election leaflets. Paul Seligman claims Councillor Ralph Cook was wrong to describe the city resident’s recollection of a controversial Labour campaign ... Read More »

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce to hire £80,000 policy advisor

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce to hire £80,000 policy advisor
March 21, 2013 7 Comments »

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce is to have an £80,000-a-year adviser to help shape policy and lead the authority’s public relations strategy. Cardiff council took out an advertisement in The Sunday Times at weekend – believed to have cost about ... Read More »

Cardiff Council looks for new ways to run Cardiff Riding School

Cardiff Council looks for new ways to run Cardiff Riding School
March 19, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Council wants people to get in touch with their views on how Cardiff Riding School could be run in future, as it searches for an “alternative operating model” for the Pontcanna-based stables. The school has been at the centre ... Read More »

Lord Mayor Councillor Derrick Morgan to hold his role for another year

Lord Mayor Councillor Derrick Morgan to hold his role for another year
March 13, 2013 No Comments »

The current Lord Mayor of Cardiff is to carry on in the role for another year after he was renominated by the council’s ruling Labour group. Llanrumney’s Derrick Morgan was elected Lord Mayor in September after the capital was left ... Read More »

Opposition parties “open minded” about prospect of new HQ for Cardiff Council

Opposition parties “open minded” about prospect of new HQ for Cardiff Council
March 13, 2013 No Comments »

Opposition parties say they are “open-minded” about the prospect of Cardiff council building itself a new headquarters, but have sought assurances about the future of City Hall. The council’s finance boss Councillor Russell Goodway last week confirmed he was investigating ... Read More »

Cardiff Council launches consultation on new primary school for Pontprennau

Cardiff Council launches consultation on new primary school for Pontprennau
March 11, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Council has launched a consultation on proposals to establish a new primary school in Pontprennau. The Cardiff suburb is to finally get its own primary after a 10 year wait. Cardiff Council’s Labour cabinet agreed last month to consult ... Read More »

Cardiff Council to look again at population growth estimates for LDP

Cardiff Council to look again at population growth estimates for LDP
March 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Cardiff Council will look again at the population growth estimates used to draw up its local development plan, after residents raised concerns that they were too high. The city’s planning boss, Councillor Ralph Cook, has released details of the consultation ... Read More »

Hundreds stage protest ahead of Cardiff Council budget vote

Hundreds stage protest ahead of Cardiff Council budget vote
February 28, 2013 No Comments »

More than 200 anti-cuts protesters have staged an at-times angry demonstration ahead of the Cardiff council budget meeting this evening. Musicians, riders, swimmers, parents of disabled children, union leaders and even ponies took part in the protest outside City Hall. ... Read More »

Cardiff Council approves Labour budget

Cardiff Council approves Labour budget
February 28, 2013 6 Comments »

Cardiff Council’s full meeting at City Hall this afternoon will see councillors debate and vote on the local authority’s budget for 2013/2014. The draft proposals, announced by finance chief Russell Goodway last month, set out cuts worth £22 million over ... Read More »