Cardiff Council Update: 12 April 2022

Here is the latest update from Cardiff Council, covering: your vote matters, don't lose it; Cardiff to host UK's first major WWE stadium event in 30 years; and coronavirus in numbers.


Your Vote Matters - Don't Lose it!

Time is running out to register to vote for next month's Local Government elections. If you aren't already registered, you have until midnight this Thursday, April 14 to do so.

Any member of a household aged 14 or over can register to vote

The local elections on May 5 will be the first time 16 and 17-year-olds in Wales, as well as qualifying foreign nationals, will be able to vote to elect members of their local council.

If you'd prefer to vote by post at the election, you have until 5pm on Tuesday, April 19 to apply.

Apply here by an application form.

Residents can also choose to appoint a proxy, someone they trust to vote on their behalf at a polling station, by applying here: 5pm on Tuesday, April 26.


Cardiff to host UK's first major WWE stadium event in 30 years

The first major WWE stadium event in the UK for 30 years is to be held in Cardiff, it has been announced today.

The Principality Stadium will host the event on Saturday, 3rd September 2022.

John Porco, WWE Senior Vice President, Live Events, said: "Principality Stadium is the perfect place for a major event, hosting our amazing fans from Wales, throughout all of Europe, and around the world.

"The weekend will be filled with a variety of WWE experiences that we believe will leave a lasting memory, on par with Summer Slam at Wembley Stadium in 1992."

The event builds on Cardiff's reputation as a world-class events destination and joins a string of high-profile major events, including the UEFA Champions League, Volvo Ocean Race, and the Rugby World Cup, delivered in the city with the support of the Cardiff Council Events Team, working closely with the Welsh Government Major Events Team.

Information regarding the event name, ticket sales and further event updates will be available soon.

Fans interested in an exclusive presale opportunity can register at


Coronavirus in numbers

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Vaccination Status Update

Vaccination totals for Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan:


Cardiff Cases and Tests - 7 Days Data (01 April 2022 - 07 April 2022)

Based on latest figures from Public Health Wales:!/vizhome/RapidCOVID-19virology-Public/Headlinesummary

Data correct as of:

11 April 2022

Cases: 293

Cases per 100,000 population: 79.9 (Wales: 85.5 cases per 100,000 population)

Testing episodes: 1,148

Testing per 100,000 population: 312.9

Positive proportion: 25.5% (Wales: 25.0% positive proportion)