Cardiff – Real change campaign

A new campaign will build on the recent success in helping vulnerable people off the streets, in which two large hotels opened as additional emergency accommodation and shipping container homes were used as isolation units for clients displaying coronavirus symptoms. The campaign asks people not to give their spare change to those begging on the … Continue reading Cardiff – Real change campaign

Cardiff – iPads for school kids

Cardiff Council is providing thousands of digital devices and broadband dongles via the Welsh Government’s Education Technology Project Fund to support children in Cardiff that have been unable to access online learning during school closures caused by COVID-19. The Council has worked closely with schools across the city to deliver the scheme which seeks to … Continue reading Cardiff – iPads for school kids

Cardiff – Rugby stadium becomes hospital

With help from Cardiff Council teams the Principality Stadium is being transformed into a temporary hospital with a capacity of 300 intensive care units that can be increased up to 2,000 if necessary. The new facility, the second largest created in the UK to tackle the crisis, will allow to free up capacity at other … Continue reading Cardiff – Rugby stadium becomes hospital

Cardiff – Universities offering vital equipment

Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the University of South Wales have donated protective equipment and equipment that will help with testing to healthcare services. University researchers are also involved in mapping the spread of the virus and looking at whether different strains are emerging. Results from psychology departments’ research on the impact of the … Continue reading Cardiff – Universities offering vital equipment

Cardiff – Pre-school support for families

The Cardiff based organisation Flying Start has gone online to continue delivering services to pre-school children and their parents. Appointments, group parenting as well as health and therapy services have all been moved online. While ‘Stay and Play’ sessions have been replaced by a range of fun activities to do with children shared on social … Continue reading Cardiff – Pre-school support for families