Pubs

Pubwatch scheme extended to St Mellons and Trowbridge

Pubwatch scheme extended to St Mellons and Trowbridge
February 22, 2013 No Comments »

A scheme aimed at banning troublemakers from some Cardiff pubs has been extended to cover more city boozers. The Pubwatch scheme means that punters banned from one pub are banned from all others signed up to the scheme. The project ... Read More »

‘Alcohol-free’ pub planned for Cardiff

‘Alcohol-free’ pub planned for Cardiff
November 12, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s first booze-free pub is to open under plans to help fund a revolutionary project to tackle drug and alcohol addiction in the capital. The man behind the novel idea is Wynford Ellis Owen, who fought his own battle against ... Read More »

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

Some of Cardiff’s most notorious pubs have joined together to ban trouble-makers from their bars. The Pubwatch scheme, launched by seven pubs in Splott, Adamsdown and Roath, is the first of its kind in the city. The scheme means that ... Read More »

Mystery of Llandaff pub’s sudden closure

Mystery of Llandaff pub’s sudden closure
July 22, 2011 3 Comments »

ONE of the longest serving publicans in Cardiff has suddenly closed the alehouse he ran for more than 30 years. Mike Jones had been the landlord of the Heathcock Hotel on Bridge Street in ... Read More »

Exploring Cardiff’s old pubs

Exploring Cardiff’s old pubs
September 8, 2010 2 Comments »

Built in 1812 by landowner Robert Lynche Blosse the Cow and Snuffers has recently been up at auction ending its history for now. Not only are there numerous rumours of how politician Disraeli had supposedly stayed there, but many stories ... Read More »

Residents meet to discuss problem pub

June 25, 2010 No Comments »

Residents, pub owners and politicians have met to discuss the troubled Three Elms Pub in Whitchurch. Complaints over noise, alleged drug dealing and assaults were on the agenda as landlords Greene King pledged to clamp down on problem punters. Local ... Read More »

Heritage Minister rules out Vulcan listing

June 15, 2010 1 Comment »

Campaigners have been left disappointed after the Heritage Minister ruled out listing The Vulcan pub. Alun Ffred Jones AM wrote to the Assembly petitions committee saying the pub could be protected by local council’s but not by Cadw – the ... Read More »

The top 5 places to soak up rugby atmosphere in Cardiff

February 25, 2010 3 Comments »

If you’re lucky enough to be in Cardiff on International Rugby Day but find yourself without a ticket for the big game then don’t despair you can still soak up the atmosphere in many of the great venues in the ... Read More »