News Archive:

Menorah Lighting at the Mansion House

Such a lovely evening at The Mansion House for the Cardiff United Synagogue's Menorah Lighting. more >>


Fundraising for an Old St Mellons Defibrillator

Lots of fun tonight whilst out fundraising for the defibrillator for Old St Mellons. more >>


Waitrose Pontprennau Community Event

Such a fantastic community evening at Waitrose- mulled wine, mince pies, local choir and a visit from Father Christmas. more >>


Another smashing Old St Mellons Entertainers Panto

Another hugely successful Pantomime this year- 'Red Riding Hood and The Three Pigs'. more >>


Old St Mellons Coffee Morning

Local coffee morning catching up with residents in Old St Mellons more >>


Nativity Display at City Hall

Fun afternoon with Dianne Rees and Lyn Hudson setting up the nativity scene at City Hall. more >>


Oakfield Primary School London Trip

Up at 5am this morning to travel down to the Houses of Parliament with Oakfields Primary School more >>


Made in Cardiff Awards

Cardiff is a great City and I'm proud to call it my home more >>


Pontprennau Craft Fayre

Shopped out at the Pontprennau Craft Fayre this morning more >>


Pontprennau Primary School Meeting

Great afternoon at Pontprennau Primary School with Dianne Rees neighbours more >>


Nation Radio Sport Awards

A wonderful evening celebrating the wonderful achievements of individuals and groups' contributions to Welsh Sport more >>


Planning Committee fighting for Pontprennau & Old St Mellons

Objecting to large development HGV access through our Community more >>


Trafalgar Night in Old St Mellons

Trafalgar Night celebration at The Coach House more >>


World Teachers Day

Thank you to all teachers who do so much for our society more >>


Fly Tipping serious concern

Over the weekend there have been a number of serious fly tipping incidents throughout Pontprennau and Old St Mellons. more >>


Pontprennau Litter Pick

Great afternoon out in Pontprennau litter picking- in just over two hours we all managed to collect 11 sacks of rubbish!! more >>


Marshfield Fete

What an incredible afternoon opening the Marshfield Village Fete more >>


Success at the Planning Committee

This afternoon both Dianne and I attended the Planning Committee Meeting to support local residents more >>


Party at the Playing Fields

To continue the birthday celebrations for Her Majesty there was a party at the Playing Fields in Old St Mellons more >>


Old St Mellons Litter Pick

Cllr Dianne Rees and I joined residents for the village litter pick more >>


Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations

This afternoon I attended the Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations at a garden party in Old St Mellons more >>


Event at the Cyncoed Synagogue

It was a delight to be invited to the Cyncoed Synagogue more >>


The Cardiff Central Count

Polls have now closed so we're at the counting centre for the results.  more >>



Its that time when citizens go to the polls to vote for their next Welsh Assembly Government more >>


Cardiff Students Union Debate

This evening I joined other candidates for Cardiff Central and attended the Cardiff Students Union more >>


Keep Us Rural Quiz Night

This evening I attended the Spring Quiz of Keep Us Rural, based in Michaelston-Y-Fedw more >>


Joel Attends Children in Wales Hustings

This morning I was at 25 Windsor Place, the home of Children in Wales, for a political hustings more >>


Multi Use Games Area Presentation in Marshfield

This evening, as a community councillor for Marshfield and Castleton, I helped out at the MUGA presentation more >>


Oxfam Cymru Hustings

This afternoon I attended an Oxfam Cymru hustings as the Conservative candidate for Cardiff Central more >>


Age Cymru Awards Night

As a member of the board for Cartref Care Homes I attended an awards gala in Cardiff  more >>


Visit to Cardiff High School

This morning I visited Cardiff High School whilst on the campaign trail in Cardiff Central more >>


Autism Puzzles

I'm proud to serve as an ambassador for Autism Puzzles more >>


Appearance on ITV's Sharp End

This evening I represented the Conservative Party on ITV's Sharp End political program. more >>


Welsh Conservative Briefing in Mid-Wales

Today I was up in Mid-Wales to meet other candidates from accross Wales to discuss  more >>


Interview with Daniel Perry to discuss Cardiff Airport

This morning I was at the Senedd to meet Daniel Perry and give an interview on Cardiff Airport more >>


Visit to Oakfields Primary School to meet the Eco Council

This lunchtime I went to Oakfield Primary School, St Mellons to meet the School's Eco Council more >>


Successful afternoon leafleting in Cardiff Central

This afternoon I was out leafleting in Cardiff Central more >>


Welsh Hearts- #LoveMyHeart Campaign

This morning I was at Whitchurch High School for a Welsh Hearts event and had an ECG. more >>


Pot Hole Hunting with Cllr Dianne Rees

This afternoon I was out with Cllr Dianne Rees identifying pot holes throughout the Old St Mellons and Pontprennau area more >>


Mayor4Cardiff Luncheon Fundraiser

This afternoon I went to Giovanni's Restaurant in Cardiff for the Mayor4Cardiff Fundraiser more >>


Joel Attends Royal British Legion Manifesto Launch

This evening I attended the Royal British Legion Manifesto Launch at the National Assembly for Wales more >>


High Court Judge Rules in Judicial Review Case

This afternoon, High Court Judge Ian Dove ruled in the case brought by Keep Us Rural in an attempt to have an application quashed more >>


Local Action Group Take Fight to The High Court

This morning Keep Us Rural appeared in court in an attempt to have a decision taken by Newport City Council, to allow permission for a solar farm in Newport quashed more >>


Visit and tour around Cardiff Marketing Suite

This morning I visited Cardiff Marketing Suite and met with Nigel Roberts, Chairman of Cardiff Business Council.  more >>


Merry Christmas

Have a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous, healthy and happy New Year more >>


Successful Fundraiser for Cardiff Central Conservatives

Tonight I hosted a fundraiser at my home to raise funds to help fight my campaign more >>


Keep Us Rural Christmas Meal at The Cefn Mably Arms

Lovely evening at The Cefn Mably Arms for the Keep Us Rural Christmas Meal. The food was absolutely spectacular. 

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Radio Interview with BBC Radio5 Live

This morning I was asked to contribute to the debate for 16 & 17 year olds to be given the vote more >>


Christmas Churchill Club at Whitchurch Golf Club

I had a scrumptious three course meal at Whitchurch Golf Club with fellow Conservatives at our Christmas Churchill Club Dinner more >>


Eastern High Christmas Concert

This evening I attended Eastern High School Christmas Concert. The Concert was full of talent and the hard work staff and pupils had contributed was visible in the performances. more >>


Joel Appointed Vice-Chairman of Marshfield Community Council

This evening I was appoited Co-Vice-Chairman of Marshfield Community Council at the monthly December meeting of full council more >>


Welsh Hearts #SantaDash

Today I joined Welsh Hearts' #SantaDash to raise vital funds for the Welsh Charity more >>


Joel Joins Ross England, Candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan for Action Day

This morning I joined Ross England, Conservative Candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan for an action day more >>


Joel Attends Oakfield Primary School Christmas Fayre

This evening I attended Oakfield Primary School Christmas Fayre, so many residents turned out more >>


Joel visits Qatar Society Cardiff's Annual Celebration

Today I visited the Qatar Society Cardiff's Annual Celebration.

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Joel at the Manger in City Hall with Dianne Rees & Lyn Hudson

Today I helped set up the manger scene at City Hall, Cardiff more >>


Successful Radio Interview with W!zard Radio Media

Today I gave a comprehensive interview to W!zard Radio presenter Joseph Perry more >>


Another Year in Old St Mellons Pantomime... oh no your not!!

Ammature Dramatics has always been an hobby and great interest of mine. For the last 4 years I've participated in 'Old St Mellons Entertainers' Annual Pantomime more >>


Joel Attends George Thomas Hospice Care Coffee Morning

I had a lovely morning at the Mansion House, City Road for George Thomas Hospice Care Coffee & Cakes morning. more >>


What the Chancellors Spending Review Means for Wales

There is no economic security, there is no national security and there is no opportunity, when you lose control of the public finances. more >>


Welsh Conservatives Launch Cancer Patients Fund

You’ll have seen last week that the Welsh Conservative Group launched a “Cancer Patients’ Fund” policy for Wales... more >>


Joel visits St Davids 2 Shopping Centre

Tonight I visited St Davids 2 Shopping Centre, this was a great opportunity to meet constituents and retail employees more >>


Q&A with students at St David's Catholic College, Penylan

I had a successful visit to St David's College this afternoon to disucss any concerns local students have more >>


Successful Group Phone Canvassing Campaign

It was a busy night at HQ phone canvassing constituents with a tremendously dedicated regional team more >>


Joel Visits Hollybush Road, Cyncoed

I visited Hollybush Road in Cyncoed this afternoon after being contacted about the ongoing traffic issues concerning the area. more >>


Support to keep local library at its highest

Today I visited Penylan Library and Community Centre and spoke to residents and service users about this community pillar that offers a tremendous facility for residents.

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Visit to local businesses on Wellfield Road, Penylan

Today I paid a visit to local business owners on Wellfield Road, Penylan to discuss the local economy and jobs growth more >>


Fun Morning at the Pontprennau Christmas Fayre with Cllr Dianne Rees

I had a lovely morning at the Pontprennau Christmas Fayre held at the Pontprennau Community Church Centre. more >>


Update on campaign to keep Wedal Road Waste Facility Open

Cardiff Council are set to close this important community asset next summer more >>


Joel Visits Welsh Hearts and accepts an invitation to become patron

I was delighted to be invited to Welsh Hearts this afternoon and learn about the life saving work and training they offer to communities up and down Wales more >>


Joel Attends Annual Remembrance Sunday Service

Today I attended the Remembrance Sunday Service at St Mellons Parish Church followed by a procession to the cenotaph for the laying of commemorative wreaths. more >>


Joel Attends Marshfield Firework Display

I attended Marshfield Village Hall Events Committee's annual Firework Display more >>


Joel Attends Autism Puzzles Autumn Ball

Following the Firework display in Marshfield I headed over to Whitchurch for the Autumn Ball of Autism Puzzles, a charity I serve as patron. more >>


Joel Visits Script to Screen in Penylan

I visted Script to Screen in Penylan today and couldn't resist trying on some of the outfits more >>


Joel Attends Nation Radio Sport Awards

I attended Nation Radio Sport Awards 2015 ceremony at The SSE Swalec Stadium more >>


Joel visits Llanishen Reservoir

I paid a visit to Llanishen Reservoir today and spoke to many local residents about... more >>


Joel Williams Selected for Cardiff Central for Welsh Assembly Elections 2016

I was selected as the Conservative Candidate for Cardiff Central for the up and coming Welsh Assembly Elections in May 2016... more >>