News that you might have missed – 29/01/24

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29/01/24 – Applications for 2024 nursery places now open

Applications for nursery school places are now open and parents with children who turn three between September 1 2023 and August 31 2024, can now apply for a part-time nursery place to start in September 2024.

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26/01/24 – Civic leaders mark Holocaust Memorial Day at solemn ceremony

Religious and political leaders gathered in Cardiff this morning to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the international commemoration to remember the millions who died in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides around the world.

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25/01/24 – New chair announced to explore tidal energy potential in the Severn Estuary

Dr Andrew Garrad CBE, a leading pioneer of the modern wind energy industry, has been appointed as Chair of the Western Gateway’s new independent commission to explore the potential of the Severn Estuary to create sustainable energy.

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23/01/24 – The Motocross track helping young people in Cardiff unlock their potential

Life isn’t always easy growing up and for some of Cardiff’s young people, the traditional school environment just doesn’t work – but motorbikes, engines, and the vocational education and training on offer at Foreshore MXC, a motocross facility on Rover Way can be life-changing.

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22/01/24 – Six new skateparks proposed for Cardiff

A plan to invest in Cardiff’s skatepark infrastructure which could see six new skateparks built by 2032 and many existing skateparks converted into modern concrete-built layouts, has been agreed by Cardiff Council.

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22/01/24 – Energy saving retrofit programme to save money and reduce carbon emissions

Plans for an initial twenty-three Cardiff Council buildings to benefit from an energy saving retrofit programme that would save money and reduce carbon emissions have been agreed, as the local authority continues its One Planet Cardiff work to become carbon neutral.

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22/01/24 – Atlantic Wharf Redevelopment Takes a Step Forward

The regeneration of Atlantic Wharf took another step forward today, with a new report providing an update on the proposal to redevelop the Red Dragon site which – along with the new indoor arena – is a key project to stimulate the next-phase regeneration of Cardiff Bay.

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22/01/24 – Forty projects set to receive funding under the Shared Prosperity Fund

A total of 40 projects have been successful in their bids for funding through the Shared Prosperity Fund.

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