Grange Pavilion Gardeners back in action!

Posted on 24 January 2017 by Sarah Hughes

It’s been a quiet few weeks for the Grange Pavilion garden, but we’re changing gear now preparing for the new season. We met last Sunday at the pavilion to carry out some tasks. These included, amongst other things, weeding and general tidying up, preparing the ground, sowing poppy seeds and soil testing. We are also fortunate enough
Read more

The Bay Citizens Vision attracts over 80 visitors

Posted on 13 December 2016 by Sarah Hughes

Over the last eight months, leaders from the Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown areas of Cardiff have been undertaking an accredited Neighbourhood Leadership Module with Cardiff University alongside Citizens Cymru Wales a chapter of Citizens UK that  organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. Citizens Cymru Wales develop the leadership capacity of
Read more

Community Gateway @ Eisteddfod!

Posted on 23 August 2016 by Sarah Hughes

We had a great time at The National Eisteddfod of Wales, we were in the Cardiff University tent showcasing our Community Gateway project in Grangetown with volunteers and helpers including Welsh speaking local resident and Cardiff University Graduate Sara Yassiene. The theme for our session was indoor bowling, which stemmed from our involvement in transforming
Read more

Stockland Street throw a party!

Posted on 28 June 2016 by Sarah Hughes

Stockland Street is a very multi-cultural street with people of all ages and one resident thought a great way of bringing people together would be to throw a street party. Alongside Student Volunteering and Community Gateway, residents worked hard to develop a plan for the party and after an initial planning day the street party
Read more

Philosophy Café proves popular with residents

Posted on 27 April 2016 by Sarah Hughes

The Philosophy Café, as part of the key theme ‘Communication without Barriers’ has got off to a fantastic start in 2016 with an ever growing cohort of members. The group meets once a month at various venues around Grangetown to discuss topics such as ‘What is it to be a good citizen?’ and ‘What is
Read more