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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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Dog owners beware

It appears that dog thieves have been visiting Cefn Onn. Several dog owners have reported seeing two men acting suspiciously, a young puppy was abducted in late January, and they tried to snatch another dog at the park entrance in … Continue reading

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Preparing for Winter

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Our September Workday involved preparing a number of our footpaths for winter by strengthening the edges, digging drainage ditches, and adding surface gravel. Bring it on Winter!

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Coming bat hunting on Sat 30th August @ 8pm

In 2012 Cardiff Bat Group and a number of members/ families helped the Friends conduct a bat survey and this identified at least three species in Cefn Onn Park. As a result, we received a grant to purchase and install … Continue reading

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Green Flag Award 2014

We did it. We have just been informed that Parc Cefn Onn has been awarded the Green Flag award for 2014/15. The Friends supported the Council Parks Department in developing their management plans for the Park and making a presentation … Continue reading

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Botanical Walk (Sunday 24th August 2014) – Free

Following Peter’s successful guided walk around the botanical features of the park in July, by popular demand, he has agreed to do it again this Sunday. Meet in the car park at 1:45 for 2pm start. Should finish around 4 … Continue reading

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