Time to Silence the Chainsaws

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Cardiff, News | No Comments

21 December 2017 Dear letters, Everyone loves trees – it’s official. A recent Trees for Cities survey revealed that nine out of ten people in Cardiff believe we should be planting more trees than we cut down. In Bute Park, the Tree Charter totem pole is a proud symbol of hope that we will start […]

Press release from Trees for Cities, which mentions Cardiff Civic Society’s project for tree planting.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Cardiff, CCS Campaigns, News | No Comments

9 in 10 of people in Cardiff agree: we need to plant more trees than we cut down in the city Trees for Cities poll finds that 92% of Cardiff residents support initiates to plant more trees in UK cities. More than 9 in 10 of the people living in Cardiff agree more trees need […]

Protect Penhill Rise – letter sent to Cardiff Planning Dept.

14 November 2017 Dear Sir/Madam, Cardiff Civic Society has noted the sale by auction of Penhill Rise on Penhill Road. This is a landmark building on a prominent site in the local area.  In response to representations by the local community,  Cardiff Civic Society would like to urge Cardiff Council to preserve this interesting building, and the mature trees […]

Notes from Wales National Transport conference, 16th November 2017

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in News | No Comments

WALES NATIONAL TRANSPORT CONFERENCE, 16 November 2017 What I learnt on behalf of Cardiff Civic Society. [WSP – Quotations from conference sponsor WSP white paper ‘New Mobility Now’] WELSH GOVERNMENT PRIORITIES. Simon Jones (Director, Economic Infrastructure)- The transport network is key to long term prosperity, it needs to be secure and connected. – Decarbonisation is […]