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The 11 things that make Grangetown one of the best places to live in Cardiff

It's not hard to see why the area is quickly becoming one of the most popular parts of the capital Like most parts of Cardiff, Grangetown is a place with a mixed reputation. For many years, 'Strangetown' was seen as a bit of a no-go area by some people in the capital, with an unfortunate reputation for crime and violence hanging over it.

walesonline.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 3
The 11 things that make Grangetown one of the best places to live in Cardiff

Why new 100 place Teesside school for children with special needs won't now be opening this year

The free school, being built in Grangetown, Teesside, and operated by the River Tees Multi-Academy Trust was due to take on its first intake of pupils in September, but the project has been hit by delays A planned new free school for children with special needs which was due to receive a new intake in September won’t now open until 2023 at the earliest.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  3 days ago 0
Why new 100 place Teesside school for children with special needs won't now be opening this year

EVENT: VR Wales Meetup: What Is Virtual Reality?

Thursday 26th May, 18.00-20.00 Location – Tramshed Tech, Grangetown BOOK HERE VR Wales Meetup are hosting their very first in partnership with Tramshed Tech. What to expect: 15 minute talk outlining what we are looking to create with this community 10 minute break with free pizza and drinks + a chance to get to know the community 🍕🥤

businessnewswales.com ,  4 days ago 0
EVENT: VR Wales Meetup: What Is Virtual Reality?

Oh baby! Gender reveal party descends into chaos after pink smoke bombs engulf the garden - leaving the mother-to-be and guests struggling to breathe

Mandy Morgan-Smith, 22, from Grangetown, Cardiff, planned to mark the emotional stage of her 17-week pregnancy with an unforgettable gender reveal But video footage shows the two smoke bombs soon cover the garden in smoke making everyone panic Mother-of-one can laugh about the event now and is pleased it was memorable

dailymail.co.uk ,  6 days ago 18
Oh baby! Gender reveal party descends into chaos after pink smoke bombs engulf the garden - leaving the mother-to-be and guests struggling to breathe

Flames pour out from under bus as fire crews called to busy Saltburn street

Emergency services were called at around 5.40pm this afternoon A video shows the moment a bus pulled over to the side of a busy Saltburn road as a fire broke out near one of the front tyres. Cleveland Fire Brigade were called to Corngrave Road, in Saltburn, to reports a fire had broken out on an Arriva bus.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  7 days ago 4
Flames pour out from under bus as fire crews called to busy Saltburn street

Racist robber caged for 10 years for his part in terrifying 'pump action shot-gun' shop raid

has been jailed for a decade - but his two accomplices have yet to be prosecuted Aaron Stubley A racist robber, who was part of a violent trio that left customers and shop staff fearing for their lives in an armed robbery, has been jailed for 10-and-a-half years.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  13 days ago 22
Racist robber caged for 10 years for his part in terrifying 'pump action shot-gun' shop raid

Cardiff GP surgery faces conversion into houses unless another doctor can save it

Planning permission has been granted for the Grangetown surgery to be converted into two houses Plans have been approved for a GP surgery in Cardiff to be converted into houses, unless another doctor can take over the practice. Planning documents on Cardiff Council's website show that a decision notice issued on April 26 permits the Corporation Road Surgery in Grangetown to be changed into two houses with private rear gardens.

walesonline.co.uk ,  15 days ago 14
Cardiff GP surgery faces conversion into houses unless another doctor can save it

Sunderland fisherman fined after being caught using illegal net at beach

A Sunderland man has been left almost £600 out of pocket after being caught fishing illegally. Lee Burton was sentenced at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court, having been found guilty of fishing illegally for commercial gain after a prosecution by the Environment Agency. Burton, 48, of Buttermere Street, Grangetown, was ordered to complete 200 hours of unpaid work and pay costs of £500 as well as a victim surcharge of £95.

sunderlandecho.com ,  18 days ago 49
Sunderland fisherman fined after being caught using illegal net at beach

'It's discrimination', wheelchair user describes struggle of getting an accessible taxi in Cardiff

He claims three private hire firms and several hackney carriages were unable to take him home to his carers A wheelchair user who was claims he was denied an accessible taxi by three different private companies and several hackney carriage drivers has said that Cardiff’s taxis will do “anything they can to refuse a wheelchair.”

walesonline.co.uk ,  19 days ago 10
'It's discrimination', wheelchair user describes struggle of getting an accessible taxi in Cardiff

Cardiff: Boy, 13, arrested with suspected Class A drugs

Two teenagers allegedly found with drugs and a "Rambo-style" knife in Cardiff city centre have been arrested. South Wales Police attended St Mary Street at 16:00 BST on Saturday. A 13 year old, from Grangetown, Cardiff, allegedly found with bags of white powder, and arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A and B drugs.

bbc.com ,  20 days ago 0
Cardiff: Boy, 13, arrested with suspected Class A drugs

Burglar caught red-handed in house tells officer 'come on boss, we were only nicking a bit of copper'

James Brown and Ian Currie stripped the house of all of it's copper piping and electrical wires Two burglars, who stripped a Middlesbrough house of all of it's copper piping and electrical wires, have avoided immediate prison sentences. Police caught James Brown, 29, and Ian Currie, 37, in the house on Eglington Road in Grangetown, Middlesbrough at 7.30pm on November 30 of last year.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  22 days ago 476
Burglar caught red-handed in house tells officer 'come on boss, we were only nicking a bit of copper'

Armed police called to 'disturbance' after man sustains pellet gun injury

A 25-year-old man was arrested following the incident in Grangetown A man has been arrested after a 'disturbance' on a Cardiff street prompted a huge armed police response. The incident, which allegedly involved a group of men in possession of several offensive weapons, left one man with minor injuries after being shot with a pellet gun.

walesonline.co.uk ,  25 days ago 78
Armed police called to 'disturbance' after man sustains pellet gun injury

'It's never felt like going to work': Teacher who educated thousands over four-decade career retires

Trish said if she had her head chopped off, she'd have St Mary's printed inside like a stick of rock A Grangetown primary school teacher has retired after 40 years. Trish Millington, 65, started working at St Mary's Catholic Primary School in 1982.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  1 month ago 7
'It's never felt like going to work': Teacher who educated thousands over four-decade career retires

Daughter's anguish as digger falls apart in cemetery and lands in grave while family waits to lay Sunderland mum to rest

A family from Sunderland have been left ‘angry’ and ‘upset’ after their late mother’s grave was dug out ‘at the last minute’ just as mourners arrived to pay their last respects – before part of the digger then fell into the plot.

sunderlandecho.com ,  1 month ago 12
Daughter's anguish as digger falls apart in cemetery and lands in grave while family waits to lay Sunderland mum to rest

Man found drowned in Grangetown marsh on his birthday after taking drugs

There was a large police presence just off Trunk Road following the discovery of Lee Powell's body A man died after he fell in a marsh after taking drugs, an inquest heard. Lee Powell, 45, who lived in Eston, died on his birthday after taking drugs and heading out on his bicycle.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  1 month ago 6
Man found drowned in Grangetown marsh on his birthday after taking drugs

Fire crews tackle another blaze on Eston Hills with around 3,000sq m of scrubland affected

Firefighters said they left the area 'due to darkness', with one section of fire left to burn overnight Firefighters spent another evening tackling a large blaze on Eston Hills. Huge flames could be seen coming from the beauty spot just after 6.30pm on Monday. The incident is just the latest in a long-running series of fires on the hills.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Fire crews tackle another blaze on Eston Hills with around 3,000sq m of scrubland affected

The Grangetown hardware shop that's been serving customers for more than 60 years

Clarence Hardware has been part of the Grangetown community for over 60 years and is still a bustling shop today Clarence Hardware's bright red and yellow sign has been an unmissable feature of Grangetown's Corporation Road in Cardiff for over 60 years. Standing out against the terraced houses on the street, the shop has been providing customers with all kinds of goods - from lamps to L-plates - for decades.

walesonline.co.uk ,  1 month ago 48
The Grangetown hardware shop that's been serving customers for more than 60 years

Masked man storms shop with 'firearm' and threatens staff before fleeing empty handed

The suspect was wearing all dark clothing and had his face covered during the incident A would-be armed robber fled empty-handed after staff refused his demands for cash. The incident took place in the McColl’s convenience store in Grangetown, on Saturday. The suspect stormed the shop just before 10pm and threatened with a firearm or imitation firearm and demanded money.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  1 month ago 6
Masked man storms shop with 'firearm' and threatens staff before fleeing empty handed

The thriving hub in the middle of Grangetown that's become the heart of the community

You can walk into the Pavilion on any night of the week and find a community and people just like you, simply looking to form friendships and share passions in a safe and happy space Grange Pavilion was one of the many hidden gems in Cardiff that opened rather silently throughout the pandemic.

walesonline.co.uk ,  1 month ago 7
The thriving hub in the middle of Grangetown that's become the heart of the community