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Footbridge to Hailey Park PDF Print E-mail

Bridge from Radyr to Hailey Park

The disused railway bridge over the Taff, formerly on a loop line linking the old Radyr Sidings with the Radyr to Queen Street line, is being converted to a footbridge linking the Taff Trail in Hailey Park with the path between Radyr Court Road and the development on Radyr Sidings.

Work began in October and should be complete by early February 2013.

You can read more here Wales Online or here The Friends of Hailey Park

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:12
 
Council Plans to Build 7,500 Homes On Our Doorstep! PDF Print E-mail

Councillors in Cardiff have approved plans for the largest expansion of the city for more than half a century, with 45,400 new homes being built by 2026.

The biggest single proposal is for 7,500 homes in a new suburb west of Pentrebane to Radyr.

Danescourt Community Association are concerned at the proposal and will be pro-active in its objection to building so many homes on its doorstep, creating a new estate on such a scale, having a major impact on those living nearby. We also oppose building on green areas and will vigorously campaign against it. We hope to join other interested parties or groups who are also affected.

Details of the plans and and how to get involved can be found on the Council's website

IF YOU ARE ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT THESE PLANS OR ANY OTHER ISSUES,

WHY NOT JOIN US AT OUR NEXT MEETING

Danescourt Church Hall, Monday, December 17th at 8:00pm

Working for the Community

If you are unable to attend the meeting then please get in touch with your views via our contact page

Download our poster


Details of the Cardiff Local Development Plan public meetings and exhibitions are included in the November issue of the Capital Times and online at Cardiff City Council's website

Last Updated on Monday, 19 November 2012 22:04
 
Action from DCA Results in Prompt Action PDF Print E-mail

Following an email request just a few days earlier, the DCA would like to thank Cooke and Arkwright and Enterprise Inns for their prompt action in getting the grass in front of St John's Hall and behind the Radyr Court cut and put into their programme of regular grass cutting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:12
 
Insole Court Renewal News PDF Print E-mail

Second Public Engagement Event 19th & 20th May 2012 -10am-4pm

You are invited to Insole Court to find out the latest news and to learn of the many opportunities available both during and after the Renewal of the House and Gardens.

There will be exhibitions, stands, heritage archive and dvds to see. And you’ll have the chance to find out about the new, exciting opportunities and activities. Throughout the weekend there will also be presentations on the various aspects of the Renewal of Insole Court, and Mr Insole, in costume, to tell his story. The first Public Engagement Event was attended by more than 400 visitors -almost 200 completed a survey. So, come along and let us have your views, offers of support and also, contributions to the community appeal.

Find out more on the Insole Court Trust website

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:13
 
DCA Campaigns For Speed Indicators PDF Print E-mail

At a recent committee meeting it was decided that the DCA should ask the Council's Highways Department to install 2 speed indicator signs, similar to the one near the scout hall in Radyr, located either side of the school on Danescourt Way.

Our request will offer £500 towards the cost of these signs as a way of the DCA communicating it's support for speed eduction.

Also as suggested at the last PACT meeting the school could, with the support of the PCSO, get the children to carry out a speed exercise a part of the curriculum, and they could write to us with their findings. The school could also be approached to carry out a competition to draw a slow sign. The prize being to have their drawing made into a road sign attached to the new speed sign posts. This would generate good publicity for the school, the speeding problem and a proactive DCA.

If you have any comments on this, or any other matter concerning Danescourt, then please get in touch

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:13
 
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