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Website back up and running!

Dear all. Sorry our Friends of Cefn Onn website has not been updated at all during 2016. This has been extremely frustrating.  Despite us taking many precautions it was hacked and this prevented us from being able to access it … Continue reading

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Do you know anything about the mystery bench?

As you may have read, the Friends Group are looking into re-vamping the heavily silted pond in the lower section of the park. We have already commissioned an environmental survey to discover what its ecological and educational potential is. One … Continue reading

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Friends October 2015 Workday

Many thanks to the team of Friends who turned out in the sunshine last Sunday afternoon. Part of the idea of having the entrance field partly wildflower means that when the high grasses are cut for the winter we don’t want to automatically … Continue reading

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Autumn has arrived in Cefn Onn

Everything changes in Cefn Onn during October and early November as autumn changes to winter and it is always really spectacular. From the changing colours in the trees to the leaves fluttering on the ground it is such a contrast … Continue reading

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A little help from our Mayor, AM, and leader of Cardiff Council

The weather wasn’t great for this year’s Lisvane Fete where we had a stall to publicise the work the Friends Group does and seek to recruit some new members. However we were very pleased to meet interested Fete goers and … Continue reading

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History walk 2015

What a fascinating evening all who attended Rosie’s history walk of Cefn Onn had in June.  Following an excellent presentation at our AGM in 2014, Rosie James (Cardiff Council) agreed to turn it into a guided walk for us this … Continue reading

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2015 AGM report (24 June 2015)

AGM? Sounds boring? Like all our AGMs we really focus the evening on Park related topics we feel confident members will be interested in. This year was no different and we had two fascinating presentations: the first was on the vision … Continue reading

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Cefn Onn users survey by Cardiff Council

As part of developing their plan for improving the upper part of the Parc and application to the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cardiff Council would like your feedback on your recent visit. If you would like to take part there is an … Continue reading

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More Spring planting – new area in the top field

Walkers who regularly make it to the top field will have noticed that a new addition appeared up there in May. With the remainder of our Pollinating Plants Grant from Keep Wales Tidy we have created a flowering area on … Continue reading

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Cefn Onn Spring Walk

The 2nd May Spring Walk with Rangers Alec and Raj was fascinating and very enjoyable once again. As expected, the slight drizzle didn’t dampen either of their sprits or banter. This is the current bluebell display in Tranch y Hebog woods (go … Continue reading

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