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In Cardiff and elsewhere, women are fighting to reclaim their right to be in the public space without constantly fearing for their safety.

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Earlier this year, a hoax was going around on social media about a ‘National Rape Day’, where men would supposedly be able to rape women without any consequence.

Despite it being a ridiculous rumour, women still had to warn each other about it; you never know who might take it a little too seriously. That night, we all made sure that we wouldn’t go outside alone, just in case.

And although I was myself accompanied by three men…


While people have been rushing to shops for Black Friday sales, Chris Bridgeman and the members of ‘Christmas for care homes’ are busy working on an ambitious project to distribute hundreds of presents to Cardiff’s elderly.

“Today is our 3-week anniversary and we have reached 900 members, which is fantastic…


Caerau Ely juniors, a football club based in Cardiff, has just won the title of Community Club of the Year for Wales. A closer look at the ways in which they participate in their community reveals the important role that sports clubs play in children’s lives.

Last year, according to…


On the 9th of May 2020, I boarded a plane from Quito to Paris in the midst of a global pandemic. It was a ‘humanitarian’ flight organised by the French embassy. Before embarking, its members made a whole speech about how they were basically saving our lives, enumerating all the…

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