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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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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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