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Cathays: working together again, as a stronger and vibrant community!

Welcome to Your Cathays – a hardcopy newsletter that goes to a specific 1,200+ family homes and 250-300 local businesses/faith groups/voluntary bodies/charities etc. to raise awareness of many positive things (and encourage greater participation) in your own district of Cathays.

Your Cathays Calendar:

Month Week Day

Events in April–May 2018

  • Cardiff Taffs Community Currency
  • Dalton Lunch Club - every week day for our Seniors!
    Every Monday - "The Plucking Four Strings" - Ukulele group
  • Girl Brigade - every Tuesday
  • Weekly PCSO/Police informal meetings at Library
  • Green Drinks - every Friday - Lunch hour or after work!
  • Cardiff Repair Cafe - @ Either "The Table" or "Salvation Army Hall" in Cathays
    'Meeting Place Community Cafe' at St Teilo's Church
  • Story Time / Amser Stori - EVERY Monday
  • Walk for Health - EVERY Tuesday morning!!
  • Book Club - every 2nd Wednesday of month - Cathays Library
  • 'FAN': Cathays 'Friends And Neighbours' EVERY THURSDAY @ Cathays Library
  • Keep Cathays Tidy - monthly event !!
  • Monthly GREEN PARTY meeting @ Cathays Community Centre
  • WEEKLY Police/PCSO informal meeting at Dalton Lunch Club
    Councillor Surgery - Central Library
  • Every WEDNESDAY, 'Little Acorns' Parent & Toddler group @ Woody Bap
  • Cardiff Peoples' Assembly - Monthly Meet up
    Blue Dragon Rhythm and Blues Club @ The Cons Club, Cathays
  • WEEKLY/every Saturday: Councillor Surgery's for the Cathays residents and businesses
    Cathays Fair 2018 @ top of Pentyrch Street/St Monica's & Gladstone Primary Schools!
  • Global Gardens SUPPER @ Cathays Community Centre !!!
  • Girls' Brigade - EVERY Tuesday- during term-time for 4+ year of age
  • Interfaith Devotional Meeting - EVERY Wednesday
  • Workdays - with Friends of Cathays Cemetery
  • Girl Brigade - every Tuesday
  • Weekly PCSO/Police informal meetings at Library
  • Green Drinks - every Friday - Lunch hour or after work!
  • Cardiff Repair Cafe - @ Either "The Table" or "Salvation Army Hall" in Cathays
    'Meeting Place Community Cafe' at St Teilo's Church
  • Cardiff Taffs Community Currency
  • Dalton Lunch Club - every week day for our Seniors!
    Every Monday - "The Plucking Four Strings" - Ukulele group
  • Walk for Health - EVERY Tuesday morning!!
  • Book Club - every 2nd Wednesday of month - Cathays Library
  • 'FAN': Cathays 'Friends And Neighbours' EVERY THURSDAY @ Cathays Library
  • Keep Cathays Tidy - monthly event !!
  • Story Time / Amser Stori - EVERY Monday
  • WEEKLY Police/PCSO informal meeting at Dalton Lunch Club
    Councillor Surgery - Central Library
  • Every WEDNESDAY, 'Little Acorns' Parent & Toddler group @ Woody Bap
  • Cardiff Peoples' Assembly - Monthly Meet up
    Blue Dragon Rhythm and Blues Club @ The Cons Club, Cathays
  • WEEKLY/every Saturday: Councillor Surgery's for the Cathays residents and businesses
  • Monthly GREEN PARTY meeting @ Cathays Community Centre
  • Girls' Brigade - EVERY Tuesday- during term-time for 4+ year of age
  • Interfaith Devotional Meeting - EVERY Wednesday
  • Workdays - with Friends of Cathays Cemetery
  • Global Gardens SUPPER @ Cathays Community Centre !!!

Please contact us and tell us about your events in Cathays so that we can add them to the Your Cathays Calendar for everyone else across Cathays to see & share in your activities !!

Introduction:

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There is at least 2000 residents across Cathays. The purpose of this website is to show as many positive things in Cathays as possible, link people up (particularly long term neighbours who may not even be aware of each other) and giving examples of how to improve your district and improve the quality of life for everyone!

Videos, blogs, newsletters, reports – there will be many avenues to attempt to communicate good practice in your fair district of Cathays.

Your Cathays was informally started in the early to mid 2000’s with work on planting initiatives, creating natural soakways, encouraging water butts to be added to the area, housing and material recovery, community engagement and attempting to understand the local area (people, nature,  economy); by 2011 this website began to quietly evolve …..

By highlighting good practise that exist in Cathays; we can all be involved with community initiatives, supporting our ageing population, supporting young families (and greater social interconnectivity), supporting local businesses (what can we do to reduce the summer economy lull), charities (helping the homeless and low income families), social enterprises (new fairer economy), religious services (at our churches, mosques, synagogues etc.) and any other thing that helps make Cathays a better district to live, work and relax in.

Your word is important and we want to hear from you. Your Cathays district – your word counts! All contributors will be credited for their input, unless they choose to be anonymous.

Please email your thoughts, stories, ideas or a group you support to Your Cathays. It is important we share the positive attributes of the Cathays district.

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