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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 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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