Countdown to the Big Lunch – 12 June 2016

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in News | No Comments

The  eighth annual Big Lunch takes place on June 12, and people from all over Wales will be gathering together to share food with friends and neighbours. Boudicca Stretton-Brown, 30, from Habershon Street in Cardiff, is a well-known local cook, and organised a hugely popular Big Lunch street party in Univerisity Place. Here she gives […]

Cardiff Civic Society – Position on the City Deal for Cardiff Capital Region (CCR)

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Local Development Plan, News | No Comments

When the Cardiff Civic Society began to get interested in the Local Development Plan (LDP) in 2008 we were particularly inspired by a speech by Sue Essex that Cardiff should remember and respect the historical links with the Valleys, and make sure it’s LDP took full account of the needs and capabilities of these communities. […]

Sunshine for the dawn chorus walk

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Events, News | No Comments

Today’s walk in Bute Park, led by Professor John Aggleton, was very special. In just 90 minutes, we spotted no less than 34 species, among them grey heron, cormorant, mute swan, goosanders,  swallow, sand martin, green woodpecker, nuthatch, treecreeper, dipper, blue, coal, great and long tailed tits, goldcrest, greenfinch, blackcap, willow warbler, chiffchaff, song thrush, mistle […]

Greening up Riverside

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in News | No Comments

A joint application from Cardiff Civic Society and Canton Grows Wild to the Postcode Local Trust has resulted in a £10k grant to plant trees, including fruit trees, flowering shrubs, and edible plants, in areas of Riverside that currently have little greenery. The importance of green space to the population’s health and wellbeing is immense, […]