Challenges and Opportunities for a City Deal for South East Wales – published Western Mail 22 March 2017

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Challenges and Opportunities for a City Deal for South East Wales. A personal view. The City Deal approved by the 10 councils of SE Wales last week gives the Cardiff Capital City Region the opportunity, and the means, to become a reality. But the agreement, and the £1.3Bn identified is only the start, and the […]

Plasdwr is not a ’Garden City’ – Letter to Echo 13 March 2017

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Dear Sir/Madam, It is essential to point out that the proposed development in Plasdwr is not a ’Garden City’.  The developer has hijacked the term to give credibility to what, in reality,  is an unsustainable extension to north west Cardiff. A Garden City is a free-standing community, Plasdwr, by contract imposes on existing communities – […]

Thursday 8th June, 7pm – Swifts

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Swifts are our most enigmatic summer visitors.  They sleep, mate and eat on the wing, and travel thousands of miles to get here every summer. Find out more with Julia Barrell fascinating insights. Meet at 7pm on Thursday 8th June at the Summerhouse Café, Bute Park.

Wednesday 19th April, 6.30am – Dawn Chorus Walk in Bute Park

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Cardiff Civic Societies hugely popular Dawn Chorus Walk in Bute Park will be held on Wednesday 19th April this year. It will again be led by Cardiff University’s Prof. John Aggleton. Last year we saw 34 species in just over an hour.  Meet 6.30am, at the Millennium Bridge, Sophia Gardens.