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 – […]

Trees for Cities boosts Cardiff canopy

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in News | No Comments

Trees for Cities boosts Cardiff canopy Cardiff Civic Society, Cardiff Council and the charity Trees for Cities have worked together to plant scores of new trees throughout Cardiff. Trees for Cities, a national charity based in London, plants 40,000 trees in 10-15 cities across the UK each year, as part of the Future Urban Forests […]

Wednesday 22nd February. Talk about Cardiff, Transition Town by Pat Gregory

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments

Wednesday 22nd February Talk about Cardiff, Transition Town by Pat Gregory (how to decrease our dependency on oil, how can Cardiff become more sustainable, how can we all contribute). Little Man Coffee House, Ivor House, Bridge St, Cardiff. 7pm   Event open to members and their guests. Please contact us on chair@cardiffcivicsociety.org to reserve a place.