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August 6, 2020

Visiting Al-Ikhlas Centre in Adamsdown

Last week I visited the Al-Ikhlas Centre in Adamsdown to thank the Committee and volunteers there for their incredible work running Foodbanks throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. The Committee began their foodbank collections in October of last year, but found demand skyrocketed during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a result of their efforts, they’ve been feeding families across Cardiff since the start …

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August 5, 2020

Visiting Cardiff Summer Squad at Bryn Celyn Primary

I was pleased to visit Bryn Celyn Primary School to see one of this year’s Summer Squad sessions for school children in Cardiff. I was shown around by the brilliant staff at the school and Tom from Sport Cardiff. Summer Squad is this year’s version of the previous Food and Fun groups which were a massive success across the City, …

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August 5, 2020

Visiting the Gym Group in Cardiff

I was really pleased to be able to visit the Gym Group’s Capitol Centre gym on Queen Street just ahead of its reopening following months of closure during the Coronavirus lockdown. These months have been hard for gyms and leisure centres around the country, both large chains and small independent gyms have faced financial difficulty resulting from the pandemic. I …

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August 4, 2020

Phone First System for Emergency Care in Cardiff – From tomorrow

From tomorrow the way we access urgent care is changing. From tomorrow, Cardiff will move to a #PhoneFirst system. More about this is available here. Patients will be encouraged to phone ahead first, and if appropriate will be given an appointment slot saving precious time and also NHS resources. This new approach is a response to COVID-19 and to ensure …

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