Monthly Archives: July 2016

One week to go to the first Splott Community Fete

On Sunday August the 7th, Splott will have its first Community Fete, organised by local volunteers and supported by the Old Illtydians RFC and many other organisations. The fete will start at 11am and finish at 5pm and Splottlanders will be able to enjoy street games, craft stalls, face painting, music, dance, food and drink […]

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Get your green groove on at the Edible Adamsdown Garden Party on Saturday August 6th

Did you know that Adamsdown has its very own secret garden?  It does you know.  I’ve been there, once upon a many moon ago, when I dabbled in singing in the community choir run out of the same address.  So secret is the garden that it’s easy to miss it, and miss out, but fear […]

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Inksplott Interview: Safewear Ltd

They’re not only about protective gear anymore; this little gem has branched out into other services.  This week Inksplott interviews Graham Thomas about long-standing Splott business, Safewear, which is neatly tucked into a unit on Lewis Road, opposite Maltings Park. Inksplott: Hi Graham, thank you for being interviewed for Inksplott.  How long has Safewear been here?  […]

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Why Cardiff Indoor Flea Market is worth a visit

Cardiff Indoor Flea Market is one of this area’s real hidden gems and if you’ve got an hour or two to spare on the weekend, it’s a fabulous place to explore.  A word of warning though; you can lose hours in this Aladdin’s den! The market is split into three areas; two main rooms which house […]

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Beresford Road Bridge closure: diversion route issued sends traffic through Splott

Beresford Road bridge closes this Saturday until next March and Cardiff Council has issued the official diversion route. Despite earlier indications from Network Rail that traffic would be guided down Rover Way and through Tremorfa, the route published today directs traffic down Moorland Rd, along Courtenay Road, Walker Road and East Tyndall Street and over […]

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Housing Association lends a hand at Splott Playcentre

Cardiff Community Housing Association staff swap their normal office jobs for a “day in the community”.   On Friday 24th June, staff from Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA) swapped their normal day jobs to work on six different community projects across the city, including Splott Playcentre.  The annual “Day in the Community” is well liked […]

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Free summer event at Splott Park this Saturday

On Saturday the 23rd of July between 11am and 3pm in Splott Park, Cardiff Community Housing Association is holding a summer event free to the public. There will be lots to see and do and free activities on the day will include: Boulders climbing wall • Bouncy castle • Balloon modelling • Face painting • […]

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Volunteer fayre and fun day this Saturday at Oasis Splott Rd

Have you heard of Spice Time Credits?  You earn them by volunteering and can cash them in for amazing activities like white water rafting, rock climbing or going to the cinema. Volunteering is a great way to meet people, make new friends and give something back to your community, so why not pop along to […]

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Hope not Hate event in Splott to bring communities together #moreincommon

Are you concerned about the rise of racist and xenophobic incidents following the EU Referendum campaign? HOPE not hate is facilitating a meeting in Cardiff to bring communities together to discuss how people can practically work together at a community level to work together to make communities stronger and more united. The eventwill be a practical workshop, including people from all over […]

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