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Danescourt Post Office Under Threat of Closure PDF Print E-mail

Danescourt Post Office is probably going to close in March 2017 because the government are imposing a
new contract on community post offices which will reduce their income by £10,000 a year. Our local post
mistress Tracy Paynter cannot afford this loss, She has no option but to resign. The government is viewing
such resignations as voluntary and so Tracy will receive no redundancy pay. Tracy is the main victim of this
injustice but our whole community will be affected as residents will have to go to Plasmawr Post Office.
For those without a car this is a substantial walk and for those with mobility issues, it would be too
strenuous, as Waterhall Road is very steep.

There is a solution. Our Coop supermarket could house a small post office counter which would be
financially viable for Tracy as rent is her main outgoing. The Coop seemed to be initially enthusiastic, but
there has been no progress. If we, the residents, were to lobby the Coop head office then we would have a
fighting chance of keeping our post office services and helping Tracy to keep her job.
A petition for Danescourt residents to sign will be kept in the post office but to get enough signatures we
need to raise awareness. If you are willing to leaflet a street in Danescourt, you can collect copies of this
flyer from the post office and let Tracy know which street you will cover. 

 
Additional Car Parking at Radyr Station PDF Print E-mail

Network Rail have announced that they will be creating an additional car park to increase the number of parking spaces from 122 to 235. Lifts have also been installed to provide access to both platforms. The ticketing office, cycle parking, lighting and CCTV will be upgraded.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 March 2016 08:59
 
Local Planning Applications PDF Print E-mail

Download a list of planning applications in Llandaff, this is a complete list, showing applications, decisions and withdrawn applications, or you can see recent applications here 

The list is compiled from information available on the Cardiff Council website.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 March 2016 21:11
 
Coop Re-Painted PDF Print E-mail

Following representations from the DCA to Cooke and Arkwright, the managing agents for the land owners, and a letter from Sheelagh Jones to the Retail Director of the Coop, we are pleased to report the Coop exterior has been repainted and the sign has been changed to 'bwyd' from 'food'.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 20:34
 
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