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Cardiff council was paying a management consultant £1,500 a day, Russell Goodway reveals

Cardiff council was paying a management consultant £1,500 a day, Russell Goodway reveals
September 28, 2012 2 Comments »

More than 51 management consultants advising Cardiff council were each being paid at a rate of more than £200,000 a year – with one consultant pocketing £1,500 a day, it emerged last night. In a swipe at the previous Liberal ... Read More »

New Lord Mayor kicks Plaid Cymru’s Neil McEvoy out of full council

New Lord Mayor kicks Plaid Cymru’s Neil McEvoy out of full council
September 28, 2012 3 Comments »

One of the first acts of Cardiff’s new Lord Mayor Derrick Morgan was to last night order the leader of the Plaid Cymru group out of the council chamber during a heated row. At a meeting of full council, Councillor ... Read More »

Lord Mayor role to return after resignation of Cardiff council chair

Lord Mayor role to return after resignation of Cardiff council chair
September 20, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff is to once again have a Lord Mayor after the new Labour administration at Cardiff council backtracked on its very first decision in power. On a dramatic day at County Hall, the inaugural chair of Cardiff council resigned with ... Read More »

Cardiff Council launch crackdown on ‘cowboy traders’

Cardiff Council launch crackdown on ‘cowboy traders’
July 30, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s elderly and vulnerable people are being ripped off on their doorsteps by callous criminals – that is the stark warning from the city council in a new campaign to raise awareness about “rogue traders”. Cardiff Council is preparing to ... Read More »

“Expect cuts to service standards” as Cardiff Council tries to plug £18m funding gap

“Expect cuts to service standards” as Cardiff Council tries to plug £18m funding gap
July 20, 2012 6 Comments »

There will be cuts to the standard and quality of some Cardiff council services next year as the authority attempts to close an £18.4m funding gap. The stark warning was last night issued by Councillor Russell Goodway, the man in ... Read More »

Lives “put at risk” by council decision to delay road safety scheme at Llanedeyrn Interchange

Lives “put at risk” by council decision to delay road safety scheme at Llanedeyrn Interchange
July 19, 2012 4 Comments »

Lives will put at risk by a Cardiff Council decision to delay a £200,000 road safety scheme at a busy city junction, it has been claimed. The second phase of traffic signal improvements were planned to start at the Llanedeyrn ... Read More »

Future of Thornhill Road Children’s Home to be discussed

Future of Thornhill Road Children’s Home to be discussed
July 10, 2012 No Comments »

A £2 million purpose-built children’s care home shut down after just seven months looks set to be reopened by Cardiff Council. The council-run Thornhill Road Children’s Home in Llanishen, above, was closed last year following a damning report by the ... Read More »

Cardiff Council to become first in Wales to pay all staff a living wage

Cardiff Council to become first in Wales to pay all staff a living wage
July 4, 2012 6 Comments »

Cardiff Council’s new Labour administration has announced it is to introduce a “living wage” for all its staff, giving more than 2,000 local authority workers a surprise pay increase. Leader of the council Heather Joyce announced yesterday that she plans ... Read More »

Bus station land to get make-over before the Olympics

Bus station land to get make-over before the Olympics
June 23, 2012 No Comments »

A large section of disused land at the front of Cardiff Bus Station where the old Terminus House building once stood is to be redeveloped in just four weeks in time for the Olympics. The land, known informally as Stand ... Read More »

Cardiff council round-up: June 2012

Cardiff council round-up: June 2012
June 22, 2012 No Comments »

The June meeting of Cardiff Council was held at City Hall yesterday afternoon. The main items on the agenda concerned committee membership, nominations to serve on outside bodies, this year’s calendar of meetings, and the appointment/removal of LEA school governors. ... Read More »