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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 »

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 »

Promise of new ‘leisure hub’ to replace at-risk Splott Pool

Promise of new ‘leisure hub’ to replace at-risk Splott Pool
February 14, 2013 1 Comment »

Promises of a new leisure “hub” on the site of Splott Pool met with mixed reaction at a public meeting last night. About 150 people turned up for the public meeting at the STAR Centre on Splott Road, Cardiff, determined ... Read More »

St Joseph’s Sports and Social Club to meet councillor over Maindy bowling green closure

St Joseph’s Sports and Social Club to meet councillor over Maindy bowling green closure
February 13, 2013 No Comments »

Concerned members of a Cardiff bowls club are to hold talks with a council cabinet member this week to fight plans to shut several city bowling greens. The number of council-run bowling greens will be cut from 13 to seven ... Read More »

Hundreds turn out for Cardiff Riding School open day

Hundreds turn out for Cardiff Riding School open day
February 12, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Riding School opened its stables to 400 visitors yesterday. It was in a bid to showcase its lessons to potential students and win support for its campaign against funding cuts. Riders and volunteers who regularly ride at the school, ... 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 »