News that you might have missed – 20/11/23

News that you might have missed – 20/11/23

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17/11/23 – New way to resurface roads with zero carbon impact and no carbon offset trialled in Cardiff

Pengam Road in Splott, Cardiff, has been resurfaced using a new pioneering technique to ensure that the materials used have a negative carbon impact.

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17/11/23 – Strong Cardiff performance in annual library service assessment

Cardiff Libraries Service is performing strongly in meeting the needs of its customers with a clear commitment to health and wellbeing, according to a new national report.

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16/11/23 – The new Fitzalan High School is officially opened

Today, Fitzalan High School has been officially opened by Wales’s First Minister Mark Drakeford, The Leader of Cardiff Council, Cllr Huw Thomas and Cardiff’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr Sarah Merry.

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16/11/23 – Cardiff Market restoration to go ahead as full funding confirmed

A major restoration of Cardiff’s historic Central Market is now fully funded, with work expected to begin in Summer 2024, after Cardiff Council successfully secured £3.1 million towards the project from the Welsh Government’s Transforming Towns programme

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15/11/23 – Period Dignity programme expanded

Cardiff Council’s programme to promote period dignity has been further expanded.

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15/11/23 – Community Park Ranger team wins ‘Team of the Year’ award

Forest Farm Nature Reserve is home to kingfishers, herons, dragonflies, damselflies, bluebells, wild garlic, ancient woodland and now, the winners of the 2023 Green Flag parks UK ‘Team of the Year.’

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