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Cardiff Council moves to calm fears over funding cuts to music services

Cardiff Council moves to calm fears over funding cuts to music services
February 7, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Council today moved to calm fears over proposed changes to the way it funds children’s music services, stressing that it is not cutting the Music Development Fund, and that the impact of increased tuition fees may not affect all ... Read More »

Welsh Government steps in to save Welsh language festival Tafwyl from council budget cuts

Welsh Government steps in to save Welsh language festival Tafwyl from council budget cuts
February 6, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the Welsh language looks set to be saved after the Welsh Government stepped in to make up a£20,000 funding shortfall caused by Cardiff Council’s proposed budget cuts. YourCardiff reported earlier this week ... Read More »

Cardiff Riding School ‘will stay open’ insists council

Cardiff Riding School ‘will stay open’ insists council
February 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Cardiff Riding School will remain open until a third party can be found to operate it, Cardiff council has insisted. The draft budget states that the school, located at Pontcanna Fields for the past 42 years, will close so the ... Read More »

Cardiff Lib Dems launch attack on Labour’s ‘obscene’ budget cuts

Cardiff Lib Dems launch attack on Labour’s ‘obscene’ budget cuts
February 5, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff’s Liberal Democrat group has launched a stinging attack on the draft budget put forward by the city’s Labour administration last week, branding the cuts it outlined as “obscene”, “foolish and reckless”, and “stupid”. In a statement, Liberal Democrat group ... Read More »

Splott Pool protesters call on council to reconsider cuts

Splott Pool protesters call on council to reconsider cuts
February 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Dozens of angry swimmers yesterday lined the street outside Cardiff’s oldest pool to protest against money-saving plans to close the much-loved facility. Splott swimming pool has been earmarked for closure in order to save £300,000 a year, as part of ... Read More »

Cardiff Council slashes £22m from its budget

Cardiff Council slashes £22m from its budget
February 1, 2013 5 Comments »

Flat Holm Island will be sold, the Cardiff Big Weekend music festival will stop and funding for the much-loved Cardiff Riding School will be axed under sweeping cuts unveiled last night by Cardiff council. The Labour-run authority is also planning ... Read More »

Council budget cuts bring ‘sad and troubled day’ for Cardiff charities

Council budget cuts bring ‘sad and troubled day’ for Cardiff charities
February 1, 2013 No Comments »

Organisations who face having their council funding slashed in the local authority’s latest budget proposals have appealed for the city’s politicians to think again, and described the details of yesterday’s announcement as representing a “sad and troubled day for the ... Read More »

Budget breakdown: Where Cardiff Council will find its savings

Budget breakdown: Where Cardiff Council will find its savings
February 1, 2013 4 Comments »

Cardiff Council has announced it will make £22 million worth of savings in its budget for 2013/2014, with every area of council services affected in some way. Presenting his budget statement to the full council yesterday, the city’s cabinet member ... Read More »

South Wales councils express concern over Cardiff LDP

South Wales councils express concern over Cardiff LDP
February 1, 2013 No Comments »

Four Labour-run South Wales councils are concerned at plans by their own party to massively expand Cardiff, warning it could worsen traffic and stifle growth. Caerphilly, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Newport and the Vale of Glamorgan councils have responded to Cardiff ... Read More »

More than 100 campaigners attend Cardiff Riding School protest

More than 100 campaigners attend Cardiff Riding School protest
January 31, 2013 4 Comments »

More than 100 campaigners – and two ponies – turned out for a protest against the possible closure of Cardiff Riding School this afternoon, prior to a council meeting where the Labour administration said it would need to make £27 ... Read More »