Cardiff Council

Education minister considers move to close Llanrumney High School

Education minister considers move to close Llanrumney High School
February 21, 2013 No Comments »

Education Minister Leighton Andrews today took steps to force the closure of a “failing” city school in a radical move never seen before in Wales. Mr Andrews has told Cardiff council he is considering using his ministerial powers to order ... Read More »

Grange Bowling Club ‘disillusioned and upset’ over council plans to close their green

Grange Bowling Club ‘disillusioned and upset’ over council plans to close their green
February 19, 2013 No Comments »

Members of a city bowling club have been left “disillusioned and upset” over plans to close the century-old bowling green they use. Shutting the bowling green at Grange Gardens in Holmesdale Street, Grangetown, would leave Grange Bowling Club without anywhere ... Read More »

Hundreds sign petition to save Plasnewydd Community Centre

Hundreds sign petition to save Plasnewydd Community Centre
February 19, 2013 No Comments »

Hundreds of people have signed a petition to save Plasnewydd Community Centre from Cardiff council’s proposed budget cuts. The centre, on Shakespeare Street, could close along with Pontprennau Community Centre as part of proposals to save £65,000 in the 2013-14 ... Read More »

Candidate sites for east Cardiff high school revealed

Candidate sites for east Cardiff high school revealed
February 19, 2013 2 Comments »

A list of six possible sites for a new secondary school in east Cardiff has been revealed. The new Eastern High School will replace Llanrumney and Rumney high schools by September 2016. The sites being considered by Labour-run Cardiff Council ... Read More »

Consultation starts on site of new high school for east Cardiff

Consultation starts on site of new high school for east Cardiff
February 18, 2013 2 Comments »

People living in the east of Cardiff will be given a say on where a new high school in the area is built, with a series of consultation events later this month. They will have the chance to ask questions ... Read More »

Cardiff Trades Council calls public meeting over Cardiff council cuts

Cardiff Trades Council calls public meeting over Cardiff council cuts
February 18, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Trades Council will hold a public meeting tomorrow night against the cuts proposed being by Cardiff Council in its 2013/2014 budget. The Trades Council and Cardiff Against the Cuts will host the meeting in the Unite Building on Cathedral ... Read More »

Food samples from across Cardiff to be tested for horse meat

Food samples from across Cardiff to be tested for horse meat
February 13, 2013 No Comments »

Hundreds of food samples collected from across Cardiff are this week being tested for horse meat as the contamination scandal continues to grow. Cardiff council is checking meat within its own food supply chain, including samples taken from school canteen ... Read More »

Cardiff Council not planning to sell Flat Holm Island ‘at present’

Cardiff Council not planning to sell Flat Holm Island ‘at present’
February 11, 2013 No Comments »

A “for sale” sign will not be erected on Flat Holm Island, Cardiff council has insisted. It comes after the Labour-run council’s draft budget proposed the island be “disposed of to a third party” as part of a raft of ... Read More »

Touch Trust supporters protest against council funding cuts at County Hall

Touch Trust supporters protest against council funding cuts at County Hall
February 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Staff and users of Cardiff-based charity Touch Trust have marched in protest against Cardiff Council’s proposed slashing of their funding. The musical march on Cardiff County Hall saw protesters singing and dancing to show their opposition to the draft budget ... Read More »

Experts warn against sale of Flat Holm Island

Experts warn against sale of Flat Holm Island
February 8, 2013 No Comments »

Experts have warned an integral part of South Wales’ heritage could be lost for good if Flat Holm Island is “hived off” by Cardiff council. Money-saving plans to sell off the 86-acre island, revealed by the Labour-run council last week, ... Read More »