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News and Events

Views and aspirations of older people in relation to housing

 Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Councils are asking people what matters to them and looking for help in planning the future housing provision in Cardiff and the Vale. If you are aged over 50 they would like to hear your views.

Please complete and return the survey that can be found by clicking here. 

 Keep dogs on a lead!

It's that special time of year when the fields are occupied by pregnant sheep and lambs. The Museum is appealing to dog owners to keep their dogs on leads when going out for a walk in the open countryside. Unfortunately, we've had experiences of dogs off lead worrying sheep that are out in the fields, with some even being injured. Please ensure your dogs are on a lead when in the vicinity of livestock. Thank you.

If you notice any dogs that appear to be worrying the sheep, please phone the Museum on 029 2057 3500. 

Plasdwr Development 
A further public drop-in session is being held on Tuesday 27th March from 4.00 to 7.00pm in the Cricket Club on Crofft-y-Genau Road, St Fagans. Representatives from the developers, Redrow, will be on hand to answer any questions. Please come along.
Council Elections

Elections were due to be held on Thursday 4th May this year to establish the membership of the Community Council for the next five years. However, only six valid nominations were received and, as a consequence, no election took place. There were accordingly three vacancies on the new Council that Members have now filled by co-option. The co-opted Members are Mrs Catherine Edwards of Parc Rhydlafar, Ms Abigail Gaughan of Westfield Park and Ms Linda Manley from St Fagans Village.  

Allotment burglaries 

 The police have alerted the Council about a spate of burglaries to local allotments. Please try and ensure any possessions held at an allotment are secure and if you see any suspicious activity please report it to your local police station or phone 101.
Motorbike nuisance
Operations to tackle this problem by the police in conjunction with Cardiff Council are continuing with some recent success. More operations are planned over the coming months, but, for obvious reasons, exact details are not made known. 
Farmers' Market at the Museum
The Market is held regularly on a Sunday between 10am-4pm. It’s currently held in a temporary marquee at the top of the Museum site near Cilewent Farmhouse whilst the redevelopment works continue. The plan is to relocate the exhibitors to the main building once the works are completed in 2017.
Plasdwr Development
Go to www.plasdwr.co.uk for details
Despite massive opposition, Cardiff Council has now granted permission in outline for this huge development of almost 6,000 new homes, together with schools, shops, etc., on the land to the east of Crofft-y-Genau Road, covering most of the fields between St Fagans, Radyr and Pentrebane. Details of the planning approval can be accessed on Cardiff Council's web site (www.cardiff.gov.uk) under planning reference 14/02733/MJR. 
New - A social bridge club is held on Wednesdays in the St Fagans village hall. If interested, please contact Brian Critcher (2056 2364) 
          - Everyone welcome! (see Village Hall pages)
PACT MeetingsDetails of the next PACT meeting for the area of St Fagans north of the railway line will be published as soon as they become known.
The next PACT meeting for the area of St Fagans south of the railway line will be held on Tuesday 12th September at 7.00pm in the Children's Centre on Michaelston Road. 
'Cuppa with a Copper'
This was your opportunity to have an informal chat with your local police officers. The regular police surgeries were usually held on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 5.00 to 6.00pm. However, due to lack of interest in recent months, the surgeries have been suspended.