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ELECTION 2012: ‘We’ve still got an ambition to carry this city forward’ – Rodney Berman

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’ve still got an ambition to carry this city forward’ – Rodney Berman
April 26, 2012 1 Comment »

In the last of our series of interviews with the group leaders hoping to run Cardiff council, Peter Law spoke to the Liberal Democrats’ Rodney Bermanabout his record in power and whether he can win a third term on May ... Read More »

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives
April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s Labour party group has accused Liberal Democrat leader Rodney Berman of plotting a “grubby” power-sharing deal with the Conservatives ahead of forthcoming local elections. After the Lib Dems attacked Labour leader Heather Joyce’s record on speaking in council meetings, ... Read More »

£50m Cardiff convention centre is ‘on the horizon’

February 13, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff council is set to make its first financial commitment to bring a £50m International Conference and Convention Centre (ICCC) to the capital. The Liberal Democrat/Plaid Cymru- run authority has identified the St David’s House office block, on Wood Street ... Read More »

Cardiff shopkeepers say parking tickets are ‘strangling’ trade

October 20, 2011 4 Comments »

SHOPS in a busy city suburb are being “strangled” of trade because of repeated parking tickets and a chronic lack of spaces, a business owner has said. Carol Ivory, who runs the Albany Pets store on Diana Street in the ... Read More »

Rumney Rec decision a ‘victory for David over Goliath’

September 9, 2011 6 Comments »

The group of local residents who successfully saved Rumney Rec from development last night declared the council’s decision as a “victory for David over Goliath”. For Don Taylor and Mel Plenty it was the culmination of four years of tireless ... Read More »

Council drops plans for new school on Rumney Rec

Council drops plans for new school on Rumney Rec
September 9, 2011 7 Comments »

Plans for a new high school in the east of the city are set to be delayed for “years” after Cardiff council dramatically scrapped plans to build on a much-loved community parkland. After a four-year battle with residents, the Liberal ... Read More »

Cardiff councillors get pay increase…but leader’s entitlement cut

Cardiff councillors get pay increase…but leader’s entitlement cut
August 2, 2011 12 Comments »

Cardiff councillors are set for a 16% pay hike following a new settlement announced yesterday. And the council’s leader faces a pay cut under the new rules – but of just £119. Rodney Berman will be paid £52,581 from 2012/13, ... Read More »

Bristol enterprise zone ‘could be disastrous’ for Cardiff

Bristol enterprise zone ‘could be disastrous’ for Cardiff
July 29, 2011 2 Comments »

The creation of a special business zone in Bristol could prove a “disaster” for South Wales, Cardiff council leader Rodney Berman has warned. Bristol’s enterprise zone – confirmed yesterday – will benefit from discounts on business rates, new superfast broadband, ... Read More »

Fears bus station will be a ‘building site’ during Olympics

July 21, 2011 1 Comment »

THE capital’s reputation will be damaged if visitors during the Olympics are confronted by a “building site” at the city’s bus station, a Cardiff MP has warned. Cardiff West MP Kevin Brennan has launched ... Read More »

Roath resident takes rubbish fight online

Roath resident takes rubbish fight online
June 24, 2011 3 Comments »

A Cardiff resident so fed up with the amount of rubbish his local streets has taken his litter-fight online. Simon Jones started posting pictures of overturned bins, overspilling rubbish bags and seagull attacks in Roath on Twitter. Mr Jones, who ... Read More »