south wales police

Cardiff’s Polynesia club shuts just months after opening following noise row

May 21, 2012 9 Comments »

A CARDIFF nightclub embroiled in a dispute with neighbouring residents over late night noise has been forced to shut down just nine months after opening. Polynesia took over the former Hard Rock Cafe building in the Old Brewery Quarter on ... Read More »

Police and Bluebird legends raise £2,000 for charity

Police and Bluebird legends raise £2,000 for charity
April 15, 2012 No Comments »

A charity football match between South Wales Police and Cardiff City raised more than £2,000 for the Noah’s Ark Appeal. The teams made up of police officers and Bluebird legends played at the Millennium Stadium last week, with the former ... Read More »

Camera petition to prevent crime in Canton

February 23, 2012 1 Comment »

More than 100 people living near a busy city junction have signed a petition calling for a CCTV camera to protect them from crime. Campaigners living near the five-road junction in Canton, where Severn Road meets Wyndham Crescent, Wyndham Road, ... Read More »

Falklands veteran Simon Weston enters Police Commissioner race

February 9, 2012 No Comments »

  Falklands War hero Simon Weston has announced his intention to stand for election as South Wales Police Commissioner. Mr Weston, 50, who originally comes from Nelson and now lives in Cardiff, said he thought the new role needed someone ... Read More »

Secret tracking devices in smart phones South Wales Police’s latest tool in fight against crime

October 20, 2011 No Comments »

SECRET tracking devices installed in laptops and mobile phones are being hailed as the latest weapon in the war against crime. It comes as a burglar in South Wales was sent to prison after his victim tracked him down using ... Read More »

Dog owner tells how she fought off bull mastiff attack while walking her shihtzu

October 20, 2011 No Comments »

A DOG owner was pushed to the ground as she fought off an attack from a bull mastiff that left her ageing shihtzu needing stitches. Angela Webb, of Bronte Crescent, Llanrumney, Cardiff, was taking Ellie-Boo for her morning walk when ... Read More »

Police want Cardiff clubs to introduce fingerprint ID for customers

October 20, 2011 No Comments »

PATRONS at some of Cardiff’s most popular nightspots will be forced to scan their fingerprints in a bid to curb alcohol-fuelled violence and identify troublemakers. Partygoers wishing to enter venues with the ID systems must allow management to scan their ... Read More »

Four-year-old boy found in city fountain in stable condition

September 14, 2011 No Comments »

The family of a boy found floating face-down in a city fountain were last night at his hospital bedside. The four-year-old was hauled from the water at Cathays Park, Cardiff, by a passer-by who then began to resuscitate him. Traumatised ... Read More »

Disturbances break-out in Cardiff overnight

Disturbances break-out in Cardiff overnight
August 10, 2011 No Comments »

South Wales Police say there were a handful of disturbances in Cardiff last night. Windows of a branch of JD Sports in Cardiff Bay were smashed and disused buildings in Riverside and Butetown were briefly set on fire. The glass ... Read More »

Cardiff shops close early following London riots

August 9, 2011 20 Comments »

Some businesses in Cardiff decided to shut early tonight after being urged to remain vigilant following a day of tension in London and other cities. A letter was sent from Cardiff council chief executive Jon House to retailers across the ... Read More »