September 17, 2020

National Lottery Community Funding in Cardiff Central

A further five projects based in Cardiff Central have been awarded National Lottery Community funding over the past month. The National Lottery Community Fund has continued to support communities across Wales throughout the COVID-19 emergency and remain open to applications to support the recovery from the pandemic. Since April, they have awarded £17 million to 656 groups with the majority …

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September 14, 2020

Child Trust Funds

This month, the first people to benefit from Child Trust Funds turn 18 and can access the money put aside for them for the first time.  A new generation of young people will see the difference a Labour government can make to their lives.  Over the next nine years, thousands of young people in Cardiff Central will be able to …

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August 26, 2020

My Monthly Newsletter for August

My monthly newsletter to constituents is available here, with news about the new lockdown measures in place in Wales, more COVID-19 news, contact details for my office as we work remotely and visits to local businesses and organisations to see how they’ve been managing since restrictions have continued to ease. You can read my August newsletter by clicking here. If …

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August 26, 2020

Power Up! Energy Partnership

Power Up! is a partnership between Western Power Distribution, our local electricity network, and the Energy Saving Trust. Their main aim is to help those who could be potentially vulnerable in the event of a power cut across South and Mid Wales to save money and keep warm. They can offer a range of income, tariff and energy efficiency support …

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August 24, 2020

Post COVID-19 Recovery Survey

This summer, I’m running a post COVID-19 recovery survey. The pandemic has turned life as we know it, completely on its head. For many of us, homes have turned into workplaces, ways of exercising and learning have changed, and the world of work may have changed forever. I’m running this survey to see how life has changed for you, and …

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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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August 3, 2020

Visiting the team at Ty Enfys Care Home

Recent months have been unprecedented for all of us, but those working in our care homes have faced likely the toughest months they ever will in protecting themselves, and their residents from COVID-19. I was pleased to have the chance to visit the brilliant staff at Ty Enfys Carehome in Pentwyn to drop off gift bags to the staff there, …

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July 15, 2020

Phased Return to Sport Guidance: Welsh Government

Following the Welsh Government’s announcement that organised outdoor activities of up to 30 people can now continue in Wales, the Welsh Government has published updated guidance on a Phased Return to Sport. Coronavirus has not gone away – it’s important that guidance is followed and safety procedures are in place so these activities are safe for those taking part. The …

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July 3, 2020

Cyncoed Post Office

The Post Office have informed me of the ending of Post Office services in Cyncoed from its current branch, of McColls at 287 Cyncoed Road. They’ve also informed me that they are currently exploring other options to the reinstate a Post Office service to the local community. A letter from the Post Office explaining this in more detail is available …

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June 22, 2020

Cardiff City Centre – Phased Plan

As non-essential retail begins to open across Cardiff Central today, the first phase of a plan to keep visitors safe in the City Centre is entering into force. This includes staffed welcome points, a one way system and some road closures in the centre. Road Closure Map Pedestrian Route Map Phase 1: (from today): Welcome points & 1 way system; …

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