Time for Cardiff council to stand up for trees against developers

Update: 8/11/19 Cllr Peter Bradbury, the cabinet member for culture and leisure has written to us to say that he has asked Cllr Caro Wild (Riverside), the cabinet member for sustainable planning and transport to review Cardiff’s council’s policy on trees and planning.  This follows the council’s public commitment to action, made in June 2019. … Continue reading Time for Cardiff council to stand up for trees against developers

Cardiff’s leaders commit to consider stronger rules to protect trees

Cllr Peter Bradbury responds to City Hall tree protesters Statement a "positive step" say campaigners Cllr Peter Bradbury, Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure has agreed to explore ways of strengthening Cardiff's rules to protect mature trees, in a meeting of full council yesterday (18 July 2019) Nerys Lloyd-Pierce, the chair of the Cardiff Civic … Continue reading Cardiff’s leaders commit to consider stronger rules to protect trees

Cardiff’s Suffolk House developer says trees must be felled ‘regardless’

The developer planning 17 new homes on the old Canton Family Centre site says the trees have to go, writes Matt Discombe, South Wales Echo's local democracy reporter Campaigners are keeping up the fight to save some mature trees despite plans being approved to fell them as part of a housing development. Signs have appeared … Continue reading Cardiff’s Suffolk House developer says trees must be felled ‘regardless’

Save the Trees protest, 3.45pm, 18 July, City Hall

Exctinction Rebellion camp outside Cardiff's City Hall, scene of lobby of councillors on 18 July Gwarchodwch Coed Caerdydd! Save the Trees protest City Hall, 3.45pm, 18 July Lobby Cardiff councillors as they all arrive for their monthly full meeting Cardiff Civic Society Thompson’s Park Area Environmental Group Save the mature trees at Suffolk House, Canton! … Continue reading Save the Trees protest, 3.45pm, 18 July, City Hall