Chernobyl Children Cancer Care Cardiff In Belarus there are high rates of cancer, cerebral palsy and other developmental problems seriously affecting children following the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Chernobyl Children Belarus was subjected to 70% of the radioactive fallout from the explosion at the nuclear power station. Those children whose parents were exposed to these extremes have been particularly vulnerable. The 5Cs’ main role in working with the Hospice is [...]
Whitchurch and Llandaff Living Issue 23 is now available to read online and will in the shops in Whitchurch, Llandaff and Llandaff North this [...]
See if you can spot any familiar faces in the photo collection from Rhiwbina Sports Day 1962.
As the North Cardiff suburb of Rhiwbina celebrates its centenary year, we’ve produced a special Centenary Edition, recalling and recounting residents’ stories and memories from the last 100 years in the village. Door-to-door deliveries will start shortly but for now, you can read the magazine here. Please remember to support our advertisers – you can click through to their websites and emails by clicking on their adverts. Open publication
by Alan Gray My father had joined the GPO (the old name for British Telecom) as in the prelude to World War 2, house building dried up and his plumbing and lead burning experience was instrumental in him getting a start. Dad’s expertise with lead burning and jointing on telephone cables, and his methodical way of working soon managed to get him promotion to tradesman’s money. Despite this, the family [...]
By John Lloyd Thomas air raid On the 18th May 1943, I was 8 years old and my sister Shirley was 10. We were living at 27 Wenallt Road at the time of the raid, which occurred at 2.30am. My father, John Evan Thomas, was on duty with the Home Guard. My mother, Gwenllian, was in bed upstairs and my sister and I were asleep in our Morrison air [...]