October 1, 2019

Cardiff Half Marathon 2019 – Information for Residents

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 …

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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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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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October 23, 2018

Made in Roath 2018

Made in Roath is a highlight of the annual calendar, a festival of art and creativity in all its forms. This year was no exception, seeing hundreds of artists taking part right across the Roath area, opening their studios, exhibiting in shops and in public spaces, and creating experiences for the local community. I spent some time checking out a …

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September 7, 2018

Vote Now for Your Parliamentary Pub of the Year!

Thank you to everyone who made suggestions as to which pubs I should consider nominating for Parliamentary Pub of the Year 2018. The final shortlist is: The Albany The City Arms The Discovery Inn The Four Elms The Pen and Wig Porters The Hollybush  The final vote is now open: You have until Friday 28th September to vote! To vote, …

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June 21, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme: Construction Update

I have today been contacted by Natural Resources Wales, who have updated me on the progress of the construction works.   Construction works within Railway Gardens (the Sandies) are complete, with the reinstatement and planting now well underway. Construction works in Waterloo Gardens and Roath Mill Gardens will now be focusing on the paved areas, and viewing platform / dais, …

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June 11, 2018

Roath to Russia Football Tournament – Refugee Week 2018

Sport Cardiff and partners have organised a 5-a-side football tournament in Roath as part of Refugee Week 2018. Football clubs, work teams and refugees are all welcome to join in with this event which is also during the football world cup in Russia. Contact James to register on 07717 541 350 or jhorwood@cardiffmet.ac.uk

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May 2, 2018

Advice Surgery Dates for May: Confirmed

Dates and locations for my May advice surgeries have now been confirmed and can be viewed below. All advice surgeries are drop-ins, so you don’t need an appointment to come and raise an issue with me. If you have an issue that you’d like to raise with me, but cannot attend any of the surgeries below, you can contact my …

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March 26, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme: Waterloo Bridge Work Starts Today

I have today been contacted by Natural Resources Wales, who as part of the defence scheme, will be replacing the existing Waterloo Road Bridge.  NRW will be starting planning and surfacing works today, Monday 26th March until Wednesday 28th March.  NRW are asking all residents not to park in the red and blue areas shown on the sketch below. During the works on Monday and …

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March 16, 2018

Roath Flood Scheme: Phase Three PAUSED

I have today been contacted by Natural Resources Wales in regards to ‘phase 3’ of the Roath Flood Scheme. NRW have announced that they are pausing tree felling and construction for four months.   Their position is set out in full below:  We have agreed to pause tree felling and construction in Roath Brook Gardens and Roath Mill Gardens (Phase 3 of the …

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