The news from us that you might have missed – 17/10/22

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14/10/22 – Seeking improvements in Cathays’ private rented homes

A housing licensing scheme that seeks to achieve decent standards of rented accommodation for tenants and good management practices among landlords in Cathays could be reintroduced next year.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30116.html

 

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14/10/22 – Cardiff Council’s stark budget warning

A stark financial warning has been issued by Cardiff Council which says spiralling inflation, increased demand and lower than anticipated income levels, has left it with a £53m hole in its budget for 2023/24.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30107.html

 

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14/10/22 – Unpaid Carers have their say on what they need to feel supported

Unpaid carers in Cardiff have given their views on what matters to them and in response, Cardiff Council in partnership with other organisations are undertaking a range of improvements to the support available to them.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30111.html

 

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14/10/22 – Report highlights progress in Cardiff’s Social Services

Cardiff’s Social Services have been able to make significant progress, despite a continuing increase in both the numbers of people needing support in the city and the complexity of the issues that they are facing.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30109.html

 

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14/10/22 – How well is your council working for you? Annual report appraises performance

Cardiff Council’s ambitious programme to create a stronger, fairer and greener capital city is evaluated in a new report which rates the progress being made by the authority.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30105.html

 

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13/10/22 – New rights for tenants as Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 comes into force

One of the biggest changes in the social and private rented housing sectors will be introduced in December with the implementation of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30102.html

 

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13/10/22 – Job opportunities, the Real Living Wage and reduced carbon emissions as Council harnesses purchasing power

Creating job opportunities and apprenticeships, encouraging local businesses to pay the Real Living Wage and accelerating the move to net zero carbon are outlined as among the key aims of a new strategy designed to help Cardiff become a stronger, greener and fairer city.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30100.html

 

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13/10/22 – Ask Cardiff 2022

Cardiff Council once again wants to Ask Cardiff what’s important to citizens and local communities in the city.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30094.html

 

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12/10/22 – Wales’ first female professor honoured with new park

Wales’ first female professor is to be honoured with a new park in Cardiff.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30091.html

 

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11/10/22 – Council to take action to keep leisure centres open amid energy crisis

Cardiff Council is looking at ways it can help maintain leisure centre services in the city amid rising energy costs.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30086.html

 

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11/10/22 – Plans for a new link road and bridge over the Rhymney River take another step forwards

Plans for a new bridge to provide a direct link from Llanrumney to the A48 at the Pentwyn junction have taken a step forward, with permission being sought from Cardiff Council’s Cabinet to enter into a legal contract

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30080.html

 

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11/10/22 – Sports pitch boost for Splott

Work is due to commence on the construction of a new 3G football pitch in Splott Park.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/30076.html