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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 »

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 »

Former Cardiff tram depot goes on the market

Former Cardiff tram depot goes on the market
March 20, 2013 No Comments »

It once bustled with trams in Cardiff’s yesteryear. But a listed former transport depot close to the city centre has now been put up for sale. Cardiff council has instructed international property consultants DTZ to market the former depot and ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Campaigns get under way to fight Cardiff Council budget cuts

Campaigns get under way to fight Cardiff Council budget cuts
February 2, 2013 7 Comments »

Swimmers have reacted angrily to news that Splott Pool will be closed if the cuts proposed by Cardiff Council this week are approved. Splott Pool has been earmarked for closure in order to save £300,000 a year, as part of ... Read More »