Monthly Archives: November 2016

What’s hot to the people of Splott? The ten most popular articles on Inksplott

OK, so some would say this is a shameless plug of the website (tee hee), but ‘NO’, I cry defiantly in defence of such aspersions (alright Lynne, cool the dramatics), this is an important recap of the topics most topical to Splottlanders. So here you have it; the ten most read articles on Inksplott to […]

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Trampolining in Tremorfa: to Infinity and beyond!

Inksplott recently caught up with Tom Coleman, Marketing Manager of local business, Infinity Trampoline, who told us all about the bouncing business… Tom: Hi, I’m Tom Coleman, Marketing Manager for Infinity Trampoline Park Cardiff. Inksplott: Hi Tom, can you tell us a little bit about the history of the business? Tom: Infinity Trampoline Park Cardiff was born […]

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Proposal to convert The Canadian pub into 12 flats

Plans to convert Adamsdown pub The Canadian into flats were recently released by C2J Architects as part of a public consultation into the proposal. A 28 day Pre-application Consultation (PAC) period ran from 14th October to 11th November 2016 and residents were given the opportunity to voice opinions on plans to extend the building and […]

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What’s what with Beresford Rd Bridge. Mid-build update.

This week I met Karl Gilmore, Programme Manager for Network Rail for an update on replacing Beresford Road Bridge and was invited on site to see the progress and meet some of the team working on the project. The first thing to know is that the old bridge is gone; it was removed really quickly […]

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Safer Splott Neighbourhood Renewal Scheme

Plans are afoot to address anti-social behaviour in the area around the Magic Roundabout, namely East Tyndall Street and the top end of Sanquhar Street. The Safer Splott Neighbourhood Renewal Scheme (or Splott Regeneration Project as it’s more commonly known) proposes to add lighting, install CCTV cameras, create dedicated cycle paths, fix paving and fence […]

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Royal Oak reopens after refurbishment (and it aint ‘alf bad mun!)

Local lovers of a tipple or two will be delighted to hear that the doors of the Royal Oak swung open again on Friday 4th November following an eight week refurb by Brains Brewery. Though the secret beer garden at the back looks much the same (it has had a little spruce), the interior is […]

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Belonging: Happiness in the City – public event

Do you belong? What gives you that feeling? How do others get a feeling of belonging? How can we help each other to feel we belong, more? If you are interested in sharing your thoughts on these topics, pop along to this event and join in a colourful celebration of your differences from and connections to […]

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Looky looky at the prizes on offer for the Keep Splott Tidy fundraiser!

It’s not too long now until the Keep Splott Tidy fundraiser on the 10th November at the Cottage Pub, Sanquhar Street, and look at all the lovely looty we have on offer for you quizmasters and quizmistresses and lucky raffle-ticket-takers. First prize in the quiz is a fantastic hamper of drinkies kindly donated by the […]

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