Cardiff Council

Fairwater PACT meeting overshadowed by political spat

March 4, 2010 2 Comments »

Residents watched on as a Partners and Communities Together (PACT) meeting turned into a political slanging match between the current and former local councillors. Fairwater councillor, Neil McEvoy, the deputy leader of Cardiff Council, tried to get a resident to ... Read More »

Two cheers for Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant

February 26, 2010 3 Comments »

March 1st, 2009. We are to watch Cardiff’s St David’s Day parade for the first time. Outside Cardiff’s old City hall, I am asked to carry a large Welsh Flag. Happy to be part of the spectacle, I oblige. After ... Read More »

Council tax rise agreed at budget meeting

February 25, 2010 No Comments »

Cardiff councillors came together to agree a budget that gave a council tax rise of 2.94 per cent. The council voted 41 to six in favour of the budget for 2010/2011 with nine abstensions. Councillor Mark Stephens, executive member for ... Read More »

Inspector has ‘serious concerns’ over Cardiff local development plan

February 25, 2010 9 Comments »

Cardiff Council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) has been questioned by the Welsh Assembly Government’s planning inspectors. At a public meeting in City Hall on Thursday 25th February 2010 with over 130 people in attendance the planning inspectors, Anthony Thickett and ... Read More »

Cardiff web digest: 25/02/10

February 25, 2010 No Comments »

Every week we’re going to be digesting the best of Cardiff on the web. Be it the latest videos, interesting blog posts, new websites, or old ones that are doing something new – this will feature anything and everything Cardiff ... Read More »

Join the fight to save Llanishen Reservoir

February 24, 2010 20 Comments »

The battle to save Llanishen Reservoir is on, as the US firm that owns it has pipes delivered, AMs and MPs clamour to save it and campaigners aim to get it listed. If you’d like to get involved in the ... Read More »

Come to the first ever Cardiff bloggers meet-up

February 17, 2010 10 Comments »

Bloggers and prospective bloggers in Cardiff can find out more about running a successful blog at the first ever Cardiff bloggers meetup. The event from 7 PM on Thursday 11th March 2010 at Pica Pica, Westgate Street will include a ... Read More »

Cardiff school spending per head revealed

February 12, 2010 No Comments »

The amount spent per head for children at school in Cardiff has been revealed, and Cardiff North AM Jonathan Morgan is calling for a re-think of the way schools are funded. You can view our handy map of schools in ... Read More »

Liberal Democrat AM verbally assaults NHS staff in Cardiff Hospital

February 8, 2010 1 Comment »

From WalesOnline: Liberal Democrat Mick Bates was admitted to a Cardiff hospital after falling over in the street and banging his head in the early hours of the morning following a lengthy night’s drinking. His party has also launched an ... Read More »

Why should schools in Cardiff be giving children a free breakfast?

February 3, 2010 5 Comments »

In First Minister’s Questions today, FM Carwyn Jones was boasting about Baden Powell’s Primary School in Cardiff being the 1,000th school in Wales to sign up to the ‘free breakfasts in schools’ initiative. However, you have to question the amount ... Read More »