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Occupy Cardiff demonstration

October 31, 2011

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Cardiff plans demonstration in solidarity with the global Occupy movement. A demonstration has been called in Cardiff on Friday 11 November 2011 – the date set for a global day of action in solidarity with the international Occupy movement. The current Occupy movement began in the US with Occupy Wall Street and has spread international […]

Plasnewydd Community Garden

October 30, 2011

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Plasnewydd Community Garden Project is growing and looking for volunteers, I went to help set up for a children’s Halloween party this weekend and find out more about the project. Liz and Martin Gower have lived in the same house in Plasnewydd for over 30 years. They have no intention of moving and decided they […]

Siop y Bobl – Cardiff’s People’s Supermarket

October 27, 2011

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A proposed new food co-operative is aiming to give Cardiff shoppers more affordable choice and get people doing more home cooking. Ever get fed up with massive supermarkets that seem to offer little choice? A group of Cardiff residents have got together to try and provide the solution with Siop y Bobl – Cardiff’s People’s […]

Welcome to Take Root

October 26, 2011

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From community projects such as food co-operatives to people campaigning against the cuts, there are a lot of ideas taking root in in Cardiff as people organise to make positive changes in the city and further afield. My name’s Amy Hall and I first moved to Cardiff in 2007 from Cornwall. Since then I have […]