• 31 January 2021

    Protected: Coronavirus and the US Election: how the pandemic transformed the grassroots campaign

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  • 24 November 2020

    Protected: COVID: Will independent cinemas survive?

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  • Students attending a COVID-19 graduation

    15 July 2020

    Students face choices between “heating and eating”

    Students attending a COVID-19 graduation

    Some university students face impossible choices due to COVID-19 hardship according to the National Union of Students (NUS) Wales. It comes as the Welsh Government faces calls to provide funds for students who are unemployed due to the pandemic – the only UK government yet to have done so. According to an NUS Survey, almost half of students ... Read more

  • 30 April 2020

    Significant rise in ‘sexual crimes’ on Welsh trains

    Sexual crimes committed on the Welsh rail network rose by 62.5% last year, reaching the highest number on record. ­­Fifty-two ‘sexual crimes’ were recorded throughout the financial year 2018-19, compared to just thirty-two between 2017-18, according to new figures. The increase was mainly down to a substantial rise in ‘sexual crimes against females’, which more ... Read more

  • 11 March 2020

    Coronavirus Sky call centre employee: ‘There’s a sense of panic.’

    CJS News speaks exclusively to a Sky call centre employee about the reaction to the outbreak in their building. One of Sky’s Cardiff’s call centre employees described a sense of panic as their office was shut down when a colleague tested positive for Coronavirus. When the case was confirmed yesterday afternoon, the building was shut ... Read more

  • 6 March 2020

    Chief Constable of South Wales Police: We are ready for Coronavirus

    The Chief Constable of South Wales Police says there are plans in place for policing during the Coronavirus outbreak but is appealing for the public’s patience. In an exclusive interview with CJS News, Matt Jukes said “we’ve got plans in place now specifically for the Coronavirus as we’ve been working with partners locally on that.” ... Read more

  • 6 March 2020

    Campaigners call for action on fireworks

    Cardiff Council and the UK government must do more to protect animals from fireworks according to residents and the RSPCA. The calls follow a vote by Caerphilly County Borough Council (CCBC) on Tuesday to limit the impact of fireworks on pets. CCBC’s action will include pressuring the UK government to limit fireworks to ninety decibels ... Read more

  • 3 March 2020

    Facebook group to help women walking home alone

    A woman from Cardiff wants to set up a Facebook group to help make walking home at night safer for women. Twenty two year-old Sophie Miles works in Cardiff and, like many young women, says she doesn’t feel safe when walking home from the city centre at night. She noticed an increase in the number ... Read more

  • 3 March 2020

    Land around Cardiff City stadium ‘neglected and dirty’

    The community group , Keep Grangetown Tidy, says it is concerned about the amount of rubbish around Cardiff City’s stadium. The group is particularly concerned about a patch of land which is at the rear of the stadium on Clos Parc Morgannwg. There had been confusion about who was responsible for the land but Cardiff ... Read more

  • 3 March 2020

    Snickers accused of disrespecting Welsh language

    The chocolate company, owned by Mars Inc, has caused outrage on Twitter after publishing a series of tweets mocking Welsh place names. A Plaid Cymru MP also criticised the company the company after comparing the spellings to someone sitting on a keyboard. The tweets by the UK Snickers account have since been deleted following a ... Read more

  • 28 February 2020

    Cardiff households to see a rise in Council Tax

    People living in Cardiff will see a 4.5% increase in Council Tax from April this year. At the annual budget meeting last night at Cardiff’s County Hall, the council cabinet celebrated a narrow victory, with 36 councillors voting in favour of the proposed budget to 34 against. The Conservative Party councillors all voted against the ... Read more

  • 28 February 2020

    Cardiff woman raises £20k for multiple sclerosis treatment in Russia

    A woman from Cardiff has raised more than £20,000 to travel to Moscow in Russia for multiple sclerosis treatment. Olivia Copner, 27, from Whitchurch in Cardiff started a JustGiving crowd funder with a target of reaching £42,000 to cover the costs of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) and her travel. HSCT is an intense chemotherapy ... Read more