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Business News Wales – New Chair and Vice Chair FOR Carolyn

Business Live – New Chair and Vice Chair for Business Group

News for Wales – New Chair and Vice Chair FOR Cardiff

Insider – FOR Cardiff New Chair and Vice Chair

Business 24/7 – New Chair and Vice Chair FOR Cardiff 


Cardiff Online – Castle Quarter Cafe Reaches 80,000 in First Weekend

JUNE 2020

ITV Wales – Painted Portraits of Heroes Revealed

South Wales Echo – Cardiff Covid Heroes Unveiled

BBC Wales Radio – Cardiff Covid Heroes Interviews

In Your Area – Painted Portraits of Heroes Revealed 

Grangetown News – Grangetown Heroes in the Frame

BBC Wales – Coronavirus: Cardiff shopping arcades plan social distancing measures

MAY 2020

Angel News – Yoello and FOR Cardiff launch mobile web-app to support local businesses during Covid-19

APRIL 2020

Retail Times – 53% of Businesses at Risk of Permanent Closure

Wales24/7 – FOR Cardiff Launch Mobile Web-App To Support Local Businesses

MARCH 2020

BBC Wales – Welsh Survey Interview 

Business News Wales – 53% of Cardiff Business at Risk of Permanent Closure due to Covid-19

Business News Wales – How Welsh Firms are Coping with the COVID-19 Outbreak 

Commercial News Media – 53% of Cardiff businesses at risk of permanent closure due to Covid-19


Professional Security – Time Flies for Business Crime Partnerships  (page 50)


Cardiff Life – Making a Difference


Wales 247 – Cardiff Transforms Into Real-Life Advent Calendar


Caterer Licensee Hotelier – Drinkaware Launches Night Time Economy Safety Scheme

On Trade Progress – Drinkaware Launches Night Time Economy Safety Scheme

Institute of Licencing – Drinkaware Launches Night Time Economy Safety Scheme

Venue Insight – Drinkaware Launches Night Time Economy Safety Scheme

The British Guild of Beer Writers – Drinkaware Launches Night Time Economy Safety Scheme

Sports Bar 4 – Drinkaware Launches Night Time Economy Safety Scheme

Cardiff Life – Business Special – Adrian Field Interview 

Wales 247 – City of Arcades Day to Celebrate Independent Traders in Cardiff 


South Wales Echo – More Muscle to Take on the Mess on St Mary Street

Cardiff Life – Make a Difference

Cardiff Life – City of Arcades Day 

Wales Online – Cardiff Looking to Keep its Purple Flag Status for Another Year

JUNE 2019

Business News Wales – Winners of 2019 Cardiff Business Awards 

MARCH 2019

Business News Wales – £100,000 Fund to Position Cardiff as a Leading Business Events Destination

Business News Wales – Adrian Field Podcast


Wales Online – This is why you’ll see massive inflatable daffodils across Cardiff this week

Wales 24-7 – Giant Daffodils to Float over Cardiff 

Western Mail – Giant Inflatable Daffodils Pop Up Across the City

South Wales Echo – Get on the Trail with Giant Daffodil


The BID Foundation – Cardiff flies Purple Flag for city’s night-time economy

BBC – Cardiff Contactless Payment Point Defended

South Wales Echo – Cardiff’s the Place for a Great Night Out

Its On Cardiff – Cardiff flies Purple Flag for city’s night-time economy

Business News Wales – Cardiff Flies Purple Flag for City’s Night-time Economy

Wales 24-7 – Cardiff Flies Purple Flag For City’s Night-Time Economy


Its On Cardiff – The Gingerbread Mun campaign launches in Cardiff

Vaaju – Gigantic gingerbread house is shown overnight in Cardiff center

Arcynewsy – Giant gingerbread house appears overnight in central Cardiff 

Wales Online – Giant gingerbread house appears overnight in Cardiff city centre

Wales 24-7 – Giant Gingerbread House Spotted In Cardiff City Centre

Cardiff Mummy Says – How this giant gingerbread house in the centre of Cardiff is supporting homeless people this Christmas

South Wales Echo – Gingerbread House aims to help the Homeless and Traders

Western Mail – Ease Grimm Times and visit Gingerbread House in City Centre

ITV Wales – Interview with Adrian Field about the Gingerbread House


South Wales Echo – City Centre Park Gets New Look

Cardiff TV – St John’s Garden Opening interview with Carolyn Brownell

Wales 24-7 – Cardiff City Centre Churchyard Gardens Re-Opens To The Public


Wales24-7 – Welsh app to revitalise UK high street gets Buckingham Palace appointment


Business News Wales – Boost for Independent Cardiff High Street Businesses


Greetings Today – Card Shop Back to Winning Ways

Land Mobile – Foiling the Light Fingered

BBC Radio Wales – Emily Cotterill interviewed about Casebook Event

Cardiff Life – Cover Story – City of Arcades

Wales Online – A Real Life Murder Mystery will take place on the streets of Cardiff

JULY 2018

Western Mail – Capital Ideas Pioneered by FOR Cardiff Business Scheme 

JUNE 2018

South Wales Echo – Campaign Celebrates Cardiff’s Best Kept Secret

It’s On Cardiff – Cardiff City of Arcades 

Wales 247 – Meet the People Behind Some of Cardiff’s Most Loved Arcades

Wriggle – The Wriggle Guide to Cardiff’s Beautiful Arcades

BBC – Plan to revive ‘jewel in Cardiff’s crown’ city arcades

I Loves the Diff BLOG- On the Streets with Cardiff’s Red Army

Cardiff Life – Night Night (page 13)

MAY 2018

BQ – FOR Cardiff Launches Night Marshal Team

APRIL 2018

BBC – New Night Marshal Scheme for Cardiff

Cardiff Life – Customer Care – P89

Third Sector – Digital Roundup

Wales Online – Contactless donations project raises thousands for homeless in Cardiff

BUZZ Magazine – Interview Adrian Field

Cardiff University – Why Cardiff is such a great place for new graduates to thrive – Blog – Emily Cotterill 

Cardiff Life – Clean Living 

Business News Wales – Best Customer Service in Cardiff Revealed

WRU Faceebook – Video Coverage of our Natwest 6 Nations Street Entertainment

MARCH 2018

Daily Mail – Contactless Card Scheme rolled out in Cardiff 

BBC – Cardiff’s Homeless  helped by contactless payments

Third Sector Magazine – Cardiff shop window turned into contactless pay point to help the homeless

Made in Cardiff TV – Adrian Field interviewed about Give DIFFerently

Cardiff Times – Use Contactless Card to Help the Homeless 

Heart FM – Contactless Technology to Help Homeless in Cardiff 

Wales Online – You can now make contactless payments to help homeless people in Cardiff 

VCS Radio Wales – Nigel Griffiths interviewed about our deep cleansing project

Wales Online – The Streets of Cardiff are about to get Cleaner

Wales Online – Read how FOR Cardiff are supporting large city centre events following Cardiff Council’s decision to cut Taxi Marshal funding



Professional Security Magazine – Cardiff Scheme


Buzz – FOR Cardiff VR Experience

Cardiff Life – Cardiff Life Award Judges Announced

Cardiff Life – Mintys Music Map


Wales Online – Fly Over Snowdon Without Leaving Cardiff

BQ – FOR Cardiff Bring Christmas to Town

Business News Wales – Minty’s Gig Guide to Cardiff Map Launches Across the City with Backing from FOR Cardiff

Western Mail – A Sound Reaction

South Wales Echo – City Centre Map to be Unveiled

Wales Online – New Music Map Showcases the Cities Venues as you’ve Never Seen Them Before


City Life –Cardiff Business Improvement District Reveals New Name & New Look

Insider Wales – Cardiff BID rebrands

BQ – Cardiff BID rebranded as FOR Cardiff


Business News Wales – Cardiff BID Celebrate Over a Year of Success

Cardiff Life –Clean Living

Tech Dragons – Superfast broadband work begins in Cardiff’s Castle Quarter

Business News Wales – Superfast Broadband Work Starts in Cardiff’s Castle Quarter

Wales Online – All Abandoned Bikes in Cardiff City Centre Removed Today

South Wales Echo – Abandoned Bike to be Cleared from City Centre

Cardiff Life – The Moment of Sleuth

Business News Wales – Cardiff BID Introduces New Measures to Remove Abandoned Bicycles


Commercial News Media – Cardiff BID’s new deep cleaning project to make Cardiff sparkle

Business News Wales – Cardiff BID Brings Outdoor Fun to The Friary

South Wales Evening Post –Six month city clean up

Cardiff & South Advertiser –BID to make Cardiff sparkle

UK Live News –BID Initiative to bring sparkle to the city


Wales Online –There will be a deep cleaning project in Cardiff to make ‘parts of the city sparkle’

Western Daily Mail –Deep Cleansing for parts of the Capital

You Tube-BID Businesses interviewed about the BID city wide cleansing project

Business News Wales – New Ambassadors added to the BID team

JULY 2017

Business News Wales – Line-Up Announced for Sŵn October Festival Finale

South Wales Echo – New Street Ambassadors

Business News Wales – Street Ambassador Team Grows After Success in Welsh Capital

Cardiff Life – Done Deal

Business News Wales –  Cardiff BID sponsors Iris Festival

JUNE 2017

Iris Prize Cardiff BID Sponsors the 2017 Iris Prize Festival

MAY 2017

Business News Wales – Exclusive Interview with Cardiff BID’s Adrian Field

UK Locals – Street Pastors get 20k to keep Cardiff’s revellers safe

Business News Wales – Cardiff BID helps keep Cardiff Revellers Safe in Year Long Partnership

Wales Online – Street Pastors get 20k to keep Cardiff revellers safe

Insider Media – BID Team Mulls Ways to keep Cardiff Busy

Business Wales/Busnes Cymru – Ardal Gwella Busnes Caerdydd

Cardiff Times – Introducing Cardiff’s First Ever City Centre Ambassadors

Cardiff Life – Word on the Street

APRIL 2017

South Wales Echo – New Team of Ambassadors to be on hand for Visitors

Insider Media – New Street Ambassadors for Cardiff BID

Business News Wales – Cardiff BID Launches their Team of City Centre Ambassadors

Ty Hafan – Interview with Adrian Field about the Snowdog Trail

Made in Cardiff TV – Adrian Field & Street Ambassador Andy on ‘The Crunch’

MARCH 2017 

Cardiff Life – BID Up!


Cardiff Life – On the Rise


Insider Media – BID Management Team Appointed

Business News Wales – Experienced New Management Team appointed to manage Cardiff BID

Commercial News Media – Cardiff BID gets underway with City Centre Improvements

Commercial News Media – New Team Appointed to Lead Cardiff BID


Insider Media – BID vows to invest 7.5 million

Wales Online – Why having a BID is a Smart Business Move


Wales Online – New Plan to Improve Cardiff City Centre Launched today

Wales Online – This is how the 7.5 million will be invested to improve Cardiff

Made in Cardiff – Interview Simon Phillips



As a business improvement district (BID), FOR Cardiff operates in five year terms. Our first five year term comes to an end in November 2021 and we are now consulting with our members to understand what they would like to see us deliver in our second five year term.

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