CPS Homes will be ‘forever remembered, thanked and praised’ if they save the copper beech

Joy Lock, the president of the campaign to save the trees at Suffolk House has written a moving letter to developer John Pinn, director of the CPS Homes group Dear Sir I am taking the liberty of writing to you as a last resort in my appeal to save the magnificent Copper Beech at Suffolk … Continue reading CPS Homes will be ‘forever remembered, thanked and praised’ if they save the copper beech

Chief executive defends tree officer’s support for tree felling in conservation area

Anger as tree officer ignores mature trees importance to Conway Road conservation area Cardiff council chief executive, Paul Orders has defended his tree officer, Ed Baker against accusations that he ignored the importance of mature trees to a historic part of Cardiff. The complaint read: We write to complain about Ed Baker, the council’s tree … Continue reading Chief executive defends tree officer’s support for tree felling in conservation area

Demand for council leaders to be open about their meetings with property developers

Cardiff West Labour party has called on Cardiff council to establish a register of meetings with property developers The general committee of the Cardiff West Labour party recently approved the following motion. It highlights concerns about the relationship between property developers, leading councillors and officials which have arised during the course of the Suffolk House … Continue reading Demand for council leaders to be open about their meetings with property developers

Anger at planning chair’s leading questions

Complaint against Cllr Keith Jones considered by Ombudsman Local residents in the Canton and Pontcanna area have expressed concerns at the way that Cllr Keith Jones chaired the two Cardiff council planning meetings regarding Suffolk House. A complaint was sent to the Public Service Ombudsman which read: I wish to complain about Cllr Keith Jones, … Continue reading Anger at planning chair’s leading questions

Another little green space killed off by city’s planners

A letter to the editor of the South Wales Echo, published on 29 March 2019 Recently, the Cardiff Council Planning Committee narrowly approved an application to develop the Suffolk House site on the junction between Romilly and Llandaff Roads which will involve the felling of a number of mature trees. This will change the whole … Continue reading Another little green space killed off by city’s planners