Alison Pritchard - your Third Sector Development Officer for Cardiff South East, and city-wide portfolio: Safer and Cohesive Communities

I’m Alison Pritchard and I’m the Third Sector Development Officer for City and South, and the South East of Cardiff. I have previously worked in the public, private and third sectors, working for both local and national charities, and national campaigns and programmes. The Third Sector is a special place and Cardiff is a special city. I am proud to make my contribution to it by supporting the many and varied charities, organisations and groups across Cardiff that are committed to making changes and improving the lives of people across the city. 

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Map of Cardiff South East

Cardiff South East is made up of:







Plasnewydd is one of the Communities First areas in Cardiff. Find out more about Communities First here.


Neighbourhood Management Team priorities for Cardiff South East

Cardiff South East NMT Forum has set up three task groups to focus on the following specific themes (in line with the What Matter’s Strategy):

  1. Addressing 'Disadvantage and Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging' Neighbourhood Task Group to include ethnic diversity, homelessness, EU Roma, Older People, BME groups, Students, Reducing economic inactivity, substance misuse
  2. Improving Outcomes for Children and Young People Neighbourhood Task Group
  3. Promoting a Clean and Attractive Neighbourhood Task Group

Health, domestic abuse and sexual violence, substance misuse etc. will be cross cutting workstreams.


The Task Groups will identify key priorities for action and set about developing a focussed plan of action around specific issues across the Cardiff South East Neighbourhood Area.

If you have any issues or data intelligence concerning your organisation and your service users, please forward them to me as it is imperative that the third sector is represented in the action plan for the area.


Your local representatives

To find the name of your local councillor, visit the Cardiff Council website and enter your postcode on the top right of the page.

You can find the name of your Assembly Member on the National Assembly for Wales website.

Visit to discover the name of your MP.


Cardiff South East Action Plan

The aim of the Neighbourhood Action Plans is to coordinate evidence-based multi-agency problem solving. The Action Plans have been developed to ensure that the Partnership groups work to identify need and local solutions to improve the quality of life for citizens under the seven outcomes identified in the What Matters strategy. You can download the Cardiff South East Action Plan at


Other info

Please get in touch with Alison if you have any news or information you'd like to share.