Monthly Archives: October 2016

Replacing Splott Road Bridge: the important stuff

Network Rail has confirmed that Splott Road Bridge will be replaced as part of the railway electrification project between London and Swansea.   Here are the top ten things to know: Set up work will start from late October 2016 Utilities (electricity, gas, telecoms and water) will be diverted to a temporary structure to the […]

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Keep Splott Tidy Fundraising Evening: don’t skip this! Ha ha (I love a pun)!

Get your quiz groove on and prove your not rubbish by coming along to the very first Keep Splott Tidy fundraising event. On Thursday the 10th of November at 7pm, Keep Splott Tidy will be hosting its first community fundraiser with a quiz and a raffle at Splott’s own Cottage Pub. We want to buy our own […]

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A mini history of the Magic Roundabout: Splott’s most famous landmark

After almost 25 years, the Magic Roundabout is having a facelift.  When the road signs disappeared last month, leaving oddly alluring geometric skeletons, residents were quick to voice concerns over the future of the quirky roundabout and were relieved to hear that Cardiff Council was just giving it a spruce, not removing it all together. […]

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Inksplott Interview: JustOne Theatre Arts – opening on Splott Road

JustOne Theatre Arts is an award-winning theatre school, dance, drama and singing academy that is about to relocate to Splott Road following successful stints at Old Splott Library and Moorland Road Community Centre.  Their mantra is to provide affordable sessions in all aspects of the arts for all ages and abilities and will be opening […]

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Winter changes to waste collection and tip opening hours

Winter’s coming and, as a result, changes are being made to garden waste collection and opening times at Lamby Way tip (or Lamby Way Household Waste recycling Centre to call it by its official name). In summary, garden waste collections will move from fortnightly to monthly and the tip will close at 6pm over the […]

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See It, Hear It, Report It – stand up to hate crime

Have you been a victim of or witnessed a hate crime?  It’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2016 and a campaign called #seeithearitreportit has been launched to encourage victims and witnesses of incidents to report it. A hate crime or incident is one committed because of who a person is or who someone thinks they […]

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Under 25? STAR Communities First is advertising for a Trainee Development Worker

STAR Communitites First is looking for a Trainee Development Worker to assist with the smooth running of their Community Hub and support the team to deliver activities and projects in Splott and in the wider community. The post holder will have excellent IT skills and be responsible for monitoring the community use laptops and basic […]

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October Keep Splott Tidy litter pick – Saturday 29th

Calling amateur and professional litter pickers of Splott; the next KST litter pick will be on Saturday 29th of October at 10am. We will meet at the back of the old STAR Centre (not the new Star Hub), by the entrance to the car park on Railway Street, and focus on Splott Road, Habershon St […]

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Eastmoors Youth Club – opportunities for young people in Splott

Eastmoors on Sanquhar Street has been a youth club for years and has been really popular in previous times.  There’s a hard working team of people who would like to bring it back to former glory; they want to work with young people in Splott and surrounding areas of Adamsdown, Tremorfa and Roath who want […]

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