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FAN groups: a different way to meet the neighbours

July 22, 2012


This week I went to my first ever FAN meeting… Every Saturday in Cardiff’s city centre, there is an unusual meeting of friends. From children to OAPs, those born and bred in Cardiff to those that have migrated here, as well as refugees, asylum seekers, students and ‘young professionals’. These people were once strangers but […]

Cohousing Cymru

January 30, 2012


At Cardiff Transition‘s Show and Tell event last Thursday, one presentation outlined one group of Cardiff residents’ plan to create a more cooperative community within Cardiff. Louise and Sarah from Cohousing Cymru spoke about their aim to create a more codependent neighbourhood. Cohousingcombines individual space for families or individuals with more communal space than in […]

Welcome to Take Root

October 26, 2011


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 […]