Monthly Archives: March 2016

£6.86 million plan for Splott schools: Moorland Primary to expand, Ysgol Glan Morfa to move to Maltings Park

On the 21st March 2016, the City of Cardiff Council Cabinet met to hear objections to plans to increase the capacity of both Welsh-medium primary school Ysgol Glan Morfa and English-medium Moorland Primary School, which cater for both Splott and Adamsdown wards. The plans proposed by the council are to increase the capacity of Ysgol […]

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New flats built on Moorland Road

Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA) is a few months from completing its latest development in Splott; 15 new-build flats at the bottom of Moorland Road, opposite Moorland Primary School. The three-storey flats are in two blocks which consist of nine one-bedroom flats in Block A and six one-bedroom flats in Block B. The properties, due […]

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FAN Friends and Neighbours in Splott

Looking to make new friends, build your confidence or just have a chat?  Then there’s a group in Splott that may interest you. FAN is a South Wales Charity that brings people together from around the corner and around the world. Here’s a message from FAN Development Officer, Sarah Duncan-Jones: “We have 14 weekly groups meeting in […]

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Beresford Road bridge closure – residents’ drop-in meeting announced

Residents in Splott who live on streets close to Beresford Road / Moorland Road bridge have received a letter from Network Rail about the upcoming engineering work which will mean closure of the bridge and traffic diversions. According to the information provided in the letter, the bulk of the work is expected to take place […]

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Slimming World Splott

This week, Inksplott caught up with Brigid who runs Slimming World every Monday in The Old Library, Singleton Road, Splott. Inksplott: Can you please tell readers who you are? Brigid: I’m Brigid Lavin from Slimming World. Inksplott: Hi Brigid.  Can you please tell us a bit of history about yourself and this club? Brigid: About […]

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Splott Phoenix Bowls Club

This week, Inksplott caught up with Martyn Watts from Phoenix Bowls Club and chatted about the history of the club and their desire to start up a ladies team. Phoenix Bowls Club has been going since 1990 and celebrated 25 years last year.  The club bowls at Splott Park bowls green and, in 2014, took […]

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Sanquhar St new build almost complete

Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA) has built 12 two-bedroom houses and 14 one-bedroom flats between East Tyndall Street and Sanquhar Street in Splott. The build, delivered by contractors United Living Ltd, has taken around a year to complete and, according to one of the contractors that I had a quick chat with this week, should […]

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Acu Cardiff

This week, Inksplott interviews local acupuncturist, Jane Henshaw. Inksplott: Hi Jane, thank you for being interviewed for Inksplott.  Please tell us a little about yourself. Jane: Hi, I’m Jane, a 5-Element acupuncturist. I became an acupuncturist after experiencing the life-changing effects of acupuncture myself. I still have acupuncture, as a preventative form of medicine. Inksplott: Can […]

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The Colour Festival returns to Splott Warehouse in 2016

The Color Festival is back at Splott Warehouse this June 2016 and organisers. Little Big Foot Promotions, are urging people to snap up tickets as they are selling fast. Tickets cost between £21.99 and £74.49, so it may be worth checking out the video of last year’s event to make sure it’s your cup of […]

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