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Residents criticise councillors over derelict Llandaff North school

Residents criticise councillors over derelict Llandaff North school
June 20, 2011 1 Comment »

A residents group in Cardiff have criticised their local councillors for not pursuing an option which could protect a derelict Victorian school from demolition. The Hawthorn Primary School in Llandaff North has been abandoned since 2009 and campaigners are desperate ... Read More »

Council appropriates Rumney Rec for new school

Council appropriates Rumney Rec for new school
June 9, 2011 20 Comments »

Cardiff council has appropriated Rumney Rec to allow it to build a new 1,500-capacity school on site, despite a pending High Court appeal. The long-running battle between the council’s executive and campaigners wanting to save the green space continued at ... Read More »

Opinion: What do the Assembly elections mean for 2012 local elections in Cardiff?

Opinion: What do the Assembly elections mean for 2012 local elections in Cardiff?
May 10, 2011 8 Comments »

The Assembly election results saw Cardiff awake on Friday 6th May to find it had been painted red – as Labour took Cardiff Central from the Lib Dems and the North of the city from the Tories. So, what does ... Read More »

Online spat over Cardiff congestion charge idea

Online spat over Cardiff congestion charge idea
May 5, 2011 12 Comments »

A controversial idea to introduce congestion charging in the Welsh capital has triggered a tweet-a-tweet. Council leader Rodney Berman and the Cardiff Civic Society – who proposed the idea revealed on yourCardiff yesterday – were exchanging their views in cyberspace. ... Read More »

Rodney Berman: A vision for more jobs in Cardiff

Rodney Berman: A vision for more jobs in Cardiff
April 28, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff has already transformed itself over recent years from an industrial city in decline to one with a competitive service sector economy, strong financial services sector and a growing creative cluster. Investment in the city centre means that despite the ... Read More »

Cardiff North activist expelled from Liberal Democrat group

Cardiff North activist expelled from Liberal Democrat group
March 29, 2011 4 Comments »

A Liberal Democrat activist has hit out at Cardiff council leader Rodney Berman for “failing to act” after he was expelled from the party. David Coggins Cogan (pictured on the right of the three people in a Liberal Democrat leaflet), ... Read More »

Council to go “head-to-head” with Assembly Government over new homes

Council to go “head-to-head” with Assembly Government over new homes
March 25, 2011 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s civic leaders last night vowed to go head-to-head with the Assembly Government to “save” the capital from being swamped with tens of thousands of new homes. At a full council meeting, parties across the political divide expressed astonishment at ... Read More »

Councillors to consider executive pay increases

Councillors to consider executive pay increases
March 22, 2011 6 Comments »

Executive councillors at Wales’ largest council could see a slight increase in their pay. A report makes the total amount available for executive members up to £20,803, £200 more than Cardiff council’s executive members currently receive. Leader of Cardiff council ... Read More »

Cardiff to forge closer links with Bristol and Swindon

Cardiff to forge closer links with Bristol and Swindon
March 9, 2011 3 Comments »

Cardiff will have closer links with Bristol and Swindon in future as the council announced a new ‘partnership agreement’. The agreement will see city bosses working to promote the three areas and attract more investment, while also defending their interests ... Read More »

St David’s Day 2011 in Cardiff

St David’s Day 2011 in Cardiff
March 1, 2011 5 Comments »

Over a thousand people took to the streets of Cardiff city centre this lunchtime to celebrate the national day of Wales. The St David’s Day parade started outside City Hall and finished by St David’s Hall, with music, dancing and ... Read More »