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Man in 'critical, but stable' condition after Cardiff assault

Police were called to Adamscroft Place, Adamsdown, yesterday morning. Credit: ITV News/Tom Sheldrick

A man's been arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident in Cardiff.

Police were called to Adamscroft Place, Adamsdown at around 7am yesterday where a 34-year-old man was found with serious head and facial injuries. He is currently in a critical but stable condition at the University of Hospital of Wales.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault. South Wales police believe the two men involved know each other and so are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting 1500321067.


Appeal to find two men after serious assault in Cardiff

Police want to speak to Joseph and Jack Wall after a man was left with 'life-changing injuries.' Credit: South Wales Police

Police are appealing for information to help find two men they want to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Cardiff.

A 19-year-old man suffered life-changing injuries after being assaulted at a property in Prestatyn Road, Rumney, at around 10pm on Sunday (August 30th).

South Wales Police want to speak to Joseph Wall, 21, and John Wall. 28, both from Rumney.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting reference 1500319490.

Cardiff bus drivers begin strike action

Hundreds of Cardiff bus workers are on strike today, in the first of a series of planned industrial actions over pay.

Cardiff Bus will still run a limited service today Credit:

More than 500 Unite the union members are taking action after rejecting a 5% pay increase.

Today's strike commenced at 00:01 and is planned to last for 24 hours. The union has also planned an additional number of stoppages throughout September and October.

List of planned strike dates:

  • 2nd September (today): 24 hour strike
  • 5th September: 24 hour strike
  • 19th - 20th September: 48 hour strike
  • 1st - 2nd October: 48 hour strike
  • 11th October: 24 hour strike
  • 17th - 18th: 48 hour strike

Unite say that industrial action was a decision "not taken lightly". They have also announced plans for union members to march and rally in Cardiff city centre today at lunchtime.

Cardiff Bus say they "unreservedly" apologise to customers for any disruption, and that a limited service will still run. For more information see the Cardiff Bus website.


Cardiff Bus workers to march on day of strike action

Unions say over 500 Cardiff Bus workers will be striking in support of a fair pay day tomorrow.

Cardiff Bus has a special timetable in place should the strike go ahead. Credit:

Unite says workers will march on Wednesday 2nd September from Callaghan Square at 12 noon to the The Hayes in their first day of industrial action.

Cardiff Bus says due to the proposed industrial action a limited service will be in operation, but "remains hopeful this action will be called off."

On its website Cardiff Bus has a special timetablein place should the strike go ahead.

The company says drivers rejected an earlier 5% pay increase.

Overturned lorry causes delays in Cardiff

Emergency services are attending an incident involving an overturned lorry in Cardiff near the Butetown Tunnels.

The fire services says "expect delays".

An overturned lorry near the Butetown Tunnel is causing delays. Credit: Google Street View
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