August 30, 2018

24 Hours for Christian Aid Event

In October, Christchurch Uniting Church in Llanedeyrn are holding a 24-hour even to raise funds for Christian Aid. The church have invited members of the community to take part in the event, which includes family activities, a quiz night, BBQ, crafts, music and food. All the details are on this poster and you can just drop in any time:

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July 9, 2018

World Cup Weekender

This weekend Willows High School in Tremorfa is hosting a football weekender. On Friday it’s police vs teachers, kicking off at 3.15pm. You can see all the action for 50p entry. And on Saturday, everyone is welcome to play in the Star Community Cup 5-a-side tournament. £1 per player, registration from 10.30am. See the posters beow for full details:

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June 26, 2018

Wales & West Utilities Consultation: Win £100 Amazon Voucher!

Wales & West Utilities is the company that maintains the pipes that bring gas to homes in Cardiff Central. They provide the national gas emergency service, and invest £2 million a week looking after the gas network. They have just opened a consultation so that you can let them know what’s important to you, and they can use that to develop …

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February 8, 2018

Great Get Together Events 2018

The second annual of Great Get Together is taking place 22nd – 24th June 2018 with hopefully even more fun and friendly events in Cardiff Central than last year. The Great Get Together is inspired by my friend and colleague Jo Cox, who was killed on 16 June 2016. We believe there is a groundswell of people who reject divisive politics and …

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February 7, 2018

Universal Credit – What You Need To Know

Universal Credit is being phased into Cardiff, starting this month. It is a new, single monthly payment to replace the following benefits and tax credits:  Housing Benefit  Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance  Income-related Employment and Support Allowance  Income Support  Child Tax Credits  Working Tax Credits  It will not replace Child Benefit, and it will not replace Contribution-Based Jobseeker’s Allowance or Contribution-Based Employment and Support …

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October 26, 2017

Vote Now for Roath Park to Win UK’s Best Park

Voting is now open for the Fields in Trust UK’s Best Park award. I was very pleased to see Roath Park nominated in the Wales category. Voting closes at 5pm on Friday 3rd November and the winner of UK’s Best Park 2017 will be announced at the Fields in Trust Awards at Lord’s Cricket Ground on Wednesday 29th November. To …

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October 26, 2017

Vote for Community Projects in Cardiff Central to Win the Aviva Community Fund

The Aviva Community Fund awards funding of up to £25,000 for local community projects across a range of categories such as health & wellbeing, skills for life and community support.   All applications have now been received and winners will be chosen from those that receive the most votes from the public.     A number of fantastic community projects based in …

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September 18, 2017

Would you run an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in 2018?

This week, I attended the Holocaust Memorial Day Parliamentary Reception, organised by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust. 27 January is the day for everyone to remember the millions murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur. HMD is a day to honour the survivors of these atrocities and learn the lessons …

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August 21, 2017

Funding Available for Local Groups and Charities

The People’s Postcode Lottery have made £4 million in funding available for local charities and groups to apply for. Applications for the latest round of funding are now open and will close on the 28th August. Both charities and community groups are eligible to apply for the grants of between £500 and £20,000. The funding will be allocated through one of …

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