December 3, 2018

Macmillan Cancer Support – Mobile Information Service

Macmillan Cancer Support’s Mobile Information Service is heading to Cardiff. Everyone is welcome to use the service. Whether you have a cancer diagnosis, have a friend or relative affected by cancer, or are worried about cancer in any way at all, there are lots of ways that Macmillan can support you – medically, financially, emotionally and practically. Wherever the mobile …

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November 30, 2018

Update: Roath Brook Flood Defence Scheme

I have today received an update from Natural Resources Wales regarding their works on the flood defences at Roath Brook – you can read their update below: Since the last update, Natural Resources Wales have undertaken some further landscaping and shrub planting in the parks, with the last of the tree planting planned before Christmas. This tree planting includes the …

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November 26, 2018

Visiting Maindy Flyers Cycling Club

Last week I was pleased to visit the Maindy Flyers cycling club. The Flyers have been in the headlines a lot recently – its at Maindy where this year’s Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas began his cycling career, along with Owain Doull, Luke Rowe and Elinor & Meg Barker. Geraint Thomas was actually one of the original Maindy Flyers, …

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November 23, 2018

Cardiff Council Budget Consultation: Open Now

Cardiff Council’s budget for the year ahead is now open for consultation. The consultation is open until 2nd January 2019. It’s important to give your feedback in the consultation, as the Council are consulting residents are on how the council can bridge a budget gap of £35.2 million in the annual budget next year (2019/20). Council services are immensely important …

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November 22, 2018

22nd Cardiff Scouts, Beavers and Cubs Event for UK Parliament Week

Last weekend I was invited by 22nd Cardiff Scouts, Beavers and Cubs to join in their UK Parliament Week Activity Day. I arrived as an excellent debate on lowering the voting age to 16 was happening and manifestos for elections were being finalised. There were some fantastic ideas in the manifestos. Gianluca had four pledges covering the environment, transport and …

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November 20, 2018

WOW Women of the World Festival 2018 – Cardiff

I am extremely pleased that the WOW Women of the World festival is taking place this weekend, on 24th & 25th November 2018 at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Founded in 2010 by Southbank Centre’s Artistic Director, Jude Kelly CBE, the event is the biggest gathering of women and girls around the globe, reaching over 2 million people in 20 …

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September 4, 2018

2018 Cardiff Half Marathon – Information on Road Closures

The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is one of the UK’s largest road races and attracts more than 20,000 runners and 50,000 spectators to the city. From the elite field – which attracts some of the world’s top runners – to the club athletes and charity fun runners who raised more than £2.4million in 2015, the race has something for everyone. …

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August 31, 2018

NoFit State Circus

I visited NoFit State Circus this summer for a tour of their building in Adamsdown and to find out more about the company with Executive Director Alison Woods and Bethan Touhig-Gamble, Head of Development. The building is a converted former chapel – as there aren’t many other types of buildings which offer the height that circus performers need. The main …

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June 11, 2018

Processions March

I joined thousands of women and girls from across Cardiff and beyond this weekend to take part in a ‘living artwork’ marking 100 years since some women won the right to vote. The Processions march was created by Artichoke and saw thousands of women marching through the streets of Cardiff wearing either purple, green or white scarves (the suffragettes’ campaign …

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