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March 27, 2015
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Iron Bridge Reopens

Iron bridge reopens

Nearly 3 weeks after the iron bridge was closed, repairs have been completed and it’s open again.

This is great news for people who rely on this route and for residents of Tongwynlais who visit Gelynis Farm over the Easter holidays.

March 18, 2015
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Forest Tea Room in Top 10 Cardiff Coffee Shops

Forest Tea Room sign

Forest Tea Room is currently rated 8th in the Coffee and Tea category on Trip Advisor for Cardiff.

Wales Online recently published the list of top 10 coffee shops in Cardiff, as rated by Trip Advisor users. Forest Tea Room has 57 reviews with 49 people rating it “excellent”. A recent reviewer stated, “This is a great place to have a hot drink and a bite to eat! Cakes are to die for and so wonderful to be able to sit in a cafe with your dog! Such a beautiful setting!”

Forest Tea Room

You can access the tea room from Heol-Y-Fforest, a short distance up from the entrance to Castell Coch, or there are signs in the forest you can follow.

The tea room opened just over a year ago and recently celebrated its first birthday.

March 15, 2015
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Cardiff North 2015: Craig Williams – Conservative

Craig Williams

We asked all the Cardiff North candidates to tell us who they are and why they’re standing for election.

Who are you?

I’m Craig Williams, I live in the North of Cardiff with my wife, Clare, and young family. I am a Cardiff City Councillor, Chairman of our City’s Economic Committee, and serve on the board of Cardiff Bus.
I have served the city for close to a decade through roles of school governing bodies to our local community health council. I have a proven record of delivering for Cardiff and raising my young family here I understand local issues and challenges.

Why are you standing for election?

As someone who has served our city for nearly a decade, I understand the great potential of our city and the investment it needs. I have seen David Cameron and his government invest in our railways, broadband and other infrastructure, and I want to continue that good work.
We live in trying financial times and Labour took us to the brink of bankruptcy. Luckily, our long term economic plan is working to balance the books. We need a stable and growing economy to pay for the public services we need. Labour simply don’t get this and I want to prevent the chaos that Ed Miliband and Ed Balls would bring to the UK and Cardiff North.
I have set out “My Plan” for our community after speaking to thousands of residents and it can be found on my website.

Follow the candidates at our election hub. Find out what the candidates said during our Tweet Chat.