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THE company which owns one of Cardiffâs best-loved beauty spots has been labelled a disgrace after submitting plans to turn the site into a rubbish dump.
Cardiff council is to consider 100 sites across the city for future development after receiving submissions from landowners.
CAMPAIGNERS opposed to a controversial plan to triple the size of a village have accused a council of selling its residents âdown the riverâ.
Over the past 20 years Cardiff has been transformed. The city is now one of the most economically competitive and culturally vibrant in the UK and has grown into its role as the political, commercial and cultural capital of Wales.
CITY chief Jon House has promised to protect the capitalâs green spaces from over-development.
A CHARITY committed to improving Cardiffâs natural and built environment has criticised the councilâs new local development plan.
The Welsh Assembly Government requires all local authorities in Wales to have a Local Development Plan (or LDP for short).
Cardiff council's next steps in creating the new Local Development Plan for the city have once again come up against criticism from the city's civic society.
A SERIES of events to discuss the future growth of Cardiff have come under fire from campaigners and local residents, who branded the consultation ânon-existentâ.
Sean Hannaby explains why the council will need to look at development on greenfield sites and answers your questions
CARDIFF council leader Rodney Berman has admitted for the first time that some of the cityâs last remaining areas of unprotected green open space will have to be developed for housing.
Cardiff council is to consider proposals which could halt plans to turn the Llanishen reservoir into a housing estate.
THE leader of Walesâ capital city has publicly lashed out at Environment Minister Jane Davidson over the on-going problems planning Cardiffâs growth.
Guardian Cardiff's live-blog from the Full council meeting in which the LDP came on to the agenda.
Cardiff Council's executive is due to consider the final version of the Local Development Plan (LDP) Delivery Agreement next Thursday after taking on criticisms from consultees.
THE man tasked with steering Cardiff council through the troubled waters of cutbacks and public criticism was due to officially take up his post at the helm today.
THE shape of things to come in Rhondda Cynon Taff is one step closer to being resolved.
Flaws in Cardiff population estimates have cost the capital ÂŁ85m, council officials believe.
Cardiff Civic Society have created an online space to discuss the new Local Development plan.
CARDIFF will be without a strategy for the long-term growth of the city for at least four more years, it has emerged.
What does the collapse of Cardiff councilâs sky-rise vision for the future of the city mean for the capital. A year ago, the Echo ran a front page with the headline: âThe only way is upâ.
EIGHT hundred environmentally-friendly homes could be built in Cardiff to create Walesâ first eco village, the Echo can reveal.
AN INFLUENTIAL think tank has savaged planning policies like Cardiffâs which rule out development on greenfield land â but allow central urban green spaces to be built on.
CARDIFF council will ask Assembly Inspectors to withdrawn the cityâs draft local development plan after a unanimous vote at full council.
CARDIFF council spent nearly ÂŁ300,000 on consultants to prepare the development plan it now looks set to abandon, it has emerged.
Plans have been unveiled for a five star hotel in Cardiff which it is claimed will be Wales' tallest building at 127m (417ft).
ONE of Walesâ largest Gypsy Traveller sites has benefited from a share of more than ÂŁ2.2m of government money.
HOPES of saving two of Cardiffâs last remaining unprotected areas of green open space have been dealt a blow.
THE ÂŁ7.5bn US power giant that owns Llanishen Reservoir declares it is dedicated to âimproving life in the communities where we do businessâ.
FOR more than 40 years, Doug and Irene Clarke have looked out on beautiful green countryside â but that could all change.
THE future of two of Cardiffâs last areas of unprotected green space has become the subject of an angry turf war between the city council and Assembly planning experts.
A HIGH COURT challenge has been launched against the blueprint that will shape the future development of a South Wales borough.
SHORTCOMINGS in plans for Cardiffâs future will seriously hamper the cityâs prospects, leading business figures have warned.
CARDIFF will not have to merge with Newport to create a âsuper-cityâ as the capitalâs population is set to explode, experts have claimed.
THE fear of âCar-portâ is one of the main factors driving the city councilâs plan to protect Cardiffâs remaining green spaces.
THE future direction of the capital of Wales has been set â and itâs up into the sky.