August 8, 2019

My Annual Report to you, 2018-19

Each year I produce an Annual Report to let you know what I’ve been doing on your behalf in both Cardiff Central and in Parliament. If you live in Cardiff Central, you’ll be getting a copy through your letter box soon, but you can also read the full report here: If you want to see my reports from previous years, …

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August 2, 2019

My Weekly Round-Up

This week is the first week of the Parliamentary summer recess, so it’s good to be home and be been busy with visits, meetings and advice surgeries around Cardiff Central. This week I also launched my crime and community safety survey, which you can read more about below. Crime Survey I’m asking local residents to complete the survey, so you …

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July 31, 2019

Tour of Bute Park Nursery

It was a real pleasure to be given a tour of Bute Park Nursery by Chay Sanders, Nursery Supervisor and to see what lies beyond the walls of the Education Centre and Secret Garden Café in the heart of the park. As well as growing plants for the parks across Cardiff, the small Nursery team together with volunteers produce the …

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July 30, 2019

Visiting Superbugs Pop-Up Science Event

I had a great time today visiting ‘Superbugs’, a pop-up science event in St Davids Shopping Centre run by scientists from Cardiff University. The pop-up allows visitors to enter the microbial world; discover the bacteria that live in, on, and around us; see how we treat infections that make you ill; and learn how the bacteria are fighting back against …

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May 9, 2019

Which? Survey Shows Welsh Worries about the Cost of Living

The Consumer Insight for Wales survey launched yesterday showed people in Wales are worried about the cost for paying for daily essentials and public sector cuts. The report surveyed consumers across Wales and found that 67% of people felt worried about the cost of food, essentials and public sector cuts and 22% had defaulted on a debt. This reflects what …

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April 17, 2019

Cardiff Foodbank – Easter Opening Times

Cardiff Foodbank Distribution Centres opening times over Easter:- Good Friday 19th April Grangetown Closed Llanederyn Open Saturday 20th April Cathays Open Eastern Bank Holiday Monday 22nd April St Mellons Closed Ely Closed For more information please click here.

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April 9, 2019

Clean Air Cardiff – Consultation Open Now

There is no doubt about the damage that pollution is doing to the environment and public health –  and the problem is particularly bad in Cardiff. Public Health Wales have stated that poor air quality is probably the second greatest health concern after smoking and is the most significant environmental determinant of health. Recent work by Public Health Wales estimates …

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March 7, 2019

Small Cardiff Charities Funding Opportunity – Deadline March 28th

Are you a small charity with a big idea to help the most vulnerable people in the world? If you are, a new and exciting opportunity has opened for small charities in Cardiff. The Department for International Development has opened for applications to the next round of the Small Charities Challenge Fund until 17.00 on March 28th and it would be great …

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February 26, 2019

Adamsdown Community Profile

Adamsdown Community Profile It was great to be interviewed by students from Cardiff Met who are working on a Community Profile Project about Adamsdown as part of their Youth and Community Degree. The aim of the project is to find out what resources are available for young people in Adamsdown and what is needed. We talked about well- established Adamsdown …

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