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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February 22, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme: Construction Update

Construction work continues to progress throughout Railway Gardens (the Sandies) and Waterloo Gardens, as well as at Waterloo Road bridge. We would like to thank the community for their ongoing patience during this time and assure you that we are working as fast as we can to complete the works and return the park gardens to you.  Dawnus will start the last sections …

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January 22, 2018

Roath Brook Flood Scheme: Workshops

A series of workshops are to be held next week to discuss the Roath Brook flood scheme. This is an opportunity for residents to discuss the scheme directly with the people who are delivering it and get answers to any questions you may have. NRW will also provide a brief presentation about: the background to the scheme why it’s needed …

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