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Cardiff Ice Hounds Enjoy ‘Skate Sport’ Support

Cardiff Ice Hounds Enjoy ‘Skate Sport’ Support
June 14, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff Ice Hounds v Cardiff Eagles, Saturday 11th June 2011 Ice Hockey: EIHA Southern Rec Hockey Conference Saturday saw the Cardiff Ice Hounds’ home leg of their Southern Rec Hockey Conference group stage matches against local rivals, the Cardiff Eagles. ... Read More »

‘Awful’ new Admiral HQ approved for city centre

‘Awful’ new Admiral HQ approved for city centre
June 9, 2011 22 Comments »

One of Wales’ biggest companies has been given the go-ahead to build its new headquarters in Cardiff – despite strong criticism of the building’s design. Members of Cardiff council’s planning committee yesterday labelled the design of Admiral’s new office as ... Read More »

Mural plans for former Cardiff water tower rejected

Mural plans for former Cardiff water tower rejected
May 13, 2011 1 Comment »

A historic city building is to be “spruced up” after a proposal to transform it into a huge work of art was turned down. As previously reported, Barry-born artist Dan Llywelyn Hall had submitted plans to paint a colourful mural ... Read More »

Roath Post Office enjoys facelift

April 12, 2011 No Comments »

A POPULAR city post office has transformed its formerly dingy retail space into a futuristic “model shop.” Albany Road Post Office in Roath – which sees nearly 5,000 people through its doors each week, making it one of the city’s ... Read More »

Backlash against saturation zone after City Road booze bid rejected

Backlash against saturation zone after City Road booze bid rejected
April 5, 2011 4 Comments »

The owner of a curry house that lost its bid to serve booze in Cardiff’s saturation zone has hit out at councillors for “effectively banning” new business. Businessman Kishore Kancherla, owner of Pappadums N Chutneys due to open on City ... Read More »

Second installment of Splott super-hero comedy

Second installment of Splott super-hero comedy
March 21, 2011 No Comments »

The second installment of Splott’s favourite super-hero comedy goes online today. The Splott Division was a big success when aired on Youtube last month. Made by Trusty Sidekick Films, the Splott Division is directed by Bafta Cymru winner David J ... Read More »

Concerns over lane prompt graffiti crackdown in Adamsdown

Concerns over lane prompt graffiti crackdown in Adamsdown
March 15, 2011 1 Comment »

A lane that was once a magnet for anti-social behaviour has been painted bright colours by concerned residents. They joined staff from Communities First and Police Community Support Officer Andy Gardiner for the Spruce Up Fox Lane project. More than ... Read More »

Lead thieves target 120-year-old church

Lead thieves target 120-year-old church
March 14, 2011 No Comments »

A vicar arriving for his Sunday morning service found the lead roof had been stripped from the church porch. But the thieves who struck at St Saviours Church, Splott, Cardiff, over the weekend, left three rolls of the material behind ... Read More »

Call for ‘zero tolerance’ on prostitution in Cardiff

Call for ‘zero tolerance’ on prostitution in Cardiff
March 14, 2011 3 Comments »

The deputy leader of Cardiff council has called for a “zero tolerance clampdown” on prostitution in the capital. Councillor Neil McEvoy said it was well known where brothels and massage parlours operated, but there seemed to be a “tolerance” of ... Read More »

Exposed: Cardiff’s sex slavery shame

Exposed: Cardiff’s sex slavery shame
March 10, 2011 6 Comments »

Eastern European gangs are trafficking women into Cardiff for sexual exploitation, according to evidence given to an investigation into the capital’s secretive sex trade. A human rights organisation estimates up to 60 women – from countries including Croatia, Albania, Czech ... Read More »