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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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

BBC Consultation on TV Licence Fee for Over 75’s

  The BBC has launched its public consultation on what, if any, TV licence fee concession should be in place for older people from June 2020. At the moment all households with someone aged over 75 receive a TV licence free of charge. The cost of this scheme has been funded by the UK Government since Labour introduced it in …

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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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July 19, 2017

Welsh Government Consultation: Letting Agency Fees

The Welsh Government want your views on proposals to change the way fees are charged by letting agents, landlords and third parties to tenants in the private rented sector. If you’re a private sector tenant in Cardiff Central, it is vital you respond to this consultation and help shape the Welsh Government’s policy on letting agency fees going forward. The …

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January 24, 2017

Welsh Government Consultation: Fixed Penalty Notices for Small Scale Fly-Tipping

The Welsh Government are seeking your views on the introduction of regulations to allow enforcing authorities to issue fixed penalty notices for small scale fly-tipping offences. The proposals include: to allow authorised officers to issue fixed penalty notices for small scale fly-tipping to enable local authorities to set the fixed penalty amount (between £150 and £400) for local authorities to …

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January 13, 2017

Severn Bridge Tolls Consultation: Now Open

The UK Government has recently proposed halving tolls at the Severn crossings when the current concession comes to an end, whilst the Welsh Labour Government is currently lobbying for tolls to be scrapped altogether. This consultation seeks views on the proposed reductions, and the draft legislation that would implement the reductions. It also discusses other issues, including the possibility of …

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