EIGHT members of Save the Northern Meadows to stand in Cardiff local elections with the Common Ground Alliance 

Save the Northern Meadows announced on Thursday, April 14 that eight activists associated with the campaign are officially nominees in the Cardiff Council elections on May 5. 

Across several areas of Cardiff, they will stand against short sighted and profit driven development and environmental destruction and stand up for green spaces and the voices of communities in decisions that affect them and their futures.  

These activists have spoken at planning committee meetings, secured the allocation of public footpaths across the meadows and railway cutting, led legal challenges against Velindre and the Welsh Government, uncovered shocking levels of air pollution across Cardiff, and have consistently advocated for the community and the environment over two intense years of campaigning. 

over 300 trees have been felled in preparation for development, which will see over 1000 trees felled.

Save the Northern Meadows is proud to be supporting these candidates and the Common Ground Alliance to create the change Cardiff needs. 

We congratulate these incredible, committed, and principled candidates. Whatever happens, they have taken a powerful stand to improve community involvement in decision making and ensure the long-term health and wellbeing of communities and the environment in Cardiff!

The candidates are: 

  • Paul Rock (Llandaff North)
  • Gill Griffin (Llandaff North) 
  • Tessa Marshall (Whitchurch and Tongwynlais)
  • Kate Prosser (Whitchurch and Tongwynlais) 
  • Alice Macintosh (Rhiwbina)
  • Cat Lewis (Heath) 
  • Pip Beattie (Splott)
  • Steffan Webb (Llandaff)