Monthly Archives: August 2013

Save Morfa Beach: the pre-Inquiry in Margam Park

Last Tuesday, I spent the morning representing Open Spaces Society at the pre-Inquiry meeting held by the Planning Inspector to ensure the smooth running of an Inquiry into three footpath orders, including closing of Longlands Lane to Morfa Beach.  Afterwards, … Continue reading

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Caergybi (Holyhead) to Caerdydd (Cardiff) by bike

This evening, beyond the sand “beach” and sounds of the fair in Cardiff Bay, Ross and Gareth completed their 263 mile bike ride from Holyhead.  They had a champagne celebration at the Celtic Ring which marks the Taff Trail beginning. … Continue reading

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Governance and industry: Glamorgan building

One of the pleasures of a book launch in Cardiff University’s Glamorgan Building is seeing wood panelling, carving and partitions of the old council Committee Rooms. (The building, opened in 1912, was county hall to Glamorgan and then Mid Glamorgan … Continue reading

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Big Cheeses and Big Bites: Caerphilly & Pontypridd

On the last couple of weekends we have had local “days out”.  First, the Big Cheese brought a funfair and lots of food and craft stalls to Caerphilly Castle grounds.  It was raining, and we stayed awhile in the Crimson … Continue reading

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