Monthly Archives: June 2016

Former Wales International Crosses America on £65 bike from Splott Market!

Last week, former Wales and Newport rugby stars, Alix Popham and Peter Rogers, were part of an eight-man team that raced across America on bikes. The non-stop 3000-mile ride takes competitors from west to east coast USA and is considered one of the world’s toughest cycling events. Former Wales Prop Peter Rogers is completing this […]

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Splott gets creative: introducing the Splott Cultural Group

Would you like to see more art on display around Splott?  Are you creative; would you like more local opportunities to take part in creative activities? Should Splott have an arts centre or cultural quarter?  A group of residents recently said yes to all of these questions and set up the Splott Cultural Group to […]

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Burglars take advantage of warm weather and enter homes through open doors and windows

South Wales Police advises residents to keep windows and doors locked during hot weather to avoid opportunity burglaries. According to a recent crime prevention bulletin, SWP announced that there have recently been a number of burglaries where doors and window were left open or were unlocked.  In two examples, car keys were taken and vehicles […]

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Wanted: Dynamic Trustees for Moorland Community Centre

Moorland Community Centre grew out of a group of volunteers who originally came from the Splott and Tremorfa area of Cardiff and recognised a need for the elderly people to come together for a hot meal and to socially interact each month.  That was over fifteen years ago. Today, Moorland Community Centre is a not […]

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Basement Jaxx to play Colour Festival @ Splott Warehouse

The Color Festival is back at Splott Warehouse this August 2016 and organisers, Little Big Foot Promotions, are urging people to snap up tickets as they are selling fast (well, with Basement Jax headlining, it’s no surprise). Tickets cost between £21.99 and £74.49, so it may be worth checking out the video of last year’s event to […]

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Inksplott Interview with local business women Kate Thomas

Inksplott: Hi Kate, thank you for being interviewed for Inksplott.  Can you tell us a little about yourself and your business? Kate: Hello! I’m Kate Thomas. I live locally with my husband and two daughters (aged 4 and 2). I run my own business helping people (residential and businesses) to reduce their outgoings. Inksplott: How did […]

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Meet the new managers of Splott pub The Cottage

As reported by Inksplott earlier this year, The Cottage, one of Splott’s few remaining pubs, has recently undergone a change in management. Former landlord and landlady, Matthew and Allison Wheeler, left at the end of April and new managers, Rhys Lewis and Dane Welsher, took up the baton in May. Inksplott took a trip to […]

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