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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 are 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 are 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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Cardiff Parks Events Calendar for 2015

Cardiff Council have recently published their GUIDED WALKS AND PARK EVENTS 2015 which gives you details of many walks around Cardiff throughout the year. Below are those relating to Parc Cefn Onn that you might be particularly interested in joining. … Continue reading

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A view at last !

Spot the difference ?! For many years the Friends Group have been trying to arrange for the old viewpoint in the top filed that overlooks Cardiff, the River Severn, and across to Somerset to be opened up for everyone to … Continue reading

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Pollinating plants grant award

We are very pleased to have recently been awarded a £450 grant by Keep Wales Tidy to buy pollinating plants for Cefn Onn. Committee member Tony has done about half the shopping for these plants so far and we spent … Continue reading

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Friends are runners-up in the Cardiff Volunteer Group of the year award 2014

Unfortunately we didn’t know that we had been nominated for this award or that the ceremony was taking place last October, but we found out afterwards that we were 2014 runners up and have just received the trophy this week! … Continue reading

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Cardiff Council budget cuts for 2015

Our Friends Group was set up in 2010 to try and halt the significant deterioration of Cefn Onn over the previous 10 years and you will surely agree that we have made a difference so far. However, Parks Friends Groups across Cardiff are … Continue reading

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Friends Winter Newsletter

We have recently published our latest Newsletter – copies have been emailed to all members (please let us know if you are a member and have not received it) and a copy is displayed on the Park Noticeboard. It will … Continue reading

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