Monthly Archives: August 2017

Waving goodbye to the number 11 bus and hailing the number 61

From Sunday the 3rd of September, bus-hoppers in Splott, Tremorfa, Adamsdown & Pengam Green will wave goodbye to the number 11 bus, which has taken public transport users in this area to and from the city centre for many a year, and welcome a new service: the number 61. Billed as ‘your link right across […]

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Roller skating in Splott: Tearing it up with the Tiger Bay Brawlers

Following a reader request, Inksplott is compiling an article on all of the fitness classes on offer in Splott & surrounding area and the information is pouring in thick and fast.  The article will take a while longer to finish, but to keep the whistle whet, here’s a bit more information on a local team […]

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Happy Birthday Keep Splott Tidy!

Keep Splott Tidy launched in August 2016 and celebrates its one year birthday this month. To mark the occasion, there is an evening litter pick in Moorland Park on Thursday 31st August, kicking off at 6pm, and the founders would like to invite along people who have never volunteered with Keep Splott Tidy before. It’s […]

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Rubicon Dance: 40 years of tutus, tap and throwing shapes on the dancefloor

Last week, an Inksplott reader asked if I had run an article on all the local fitness classes on offer:  “Have you done any articles on where to exercise in splott and surrounds? I know about the women’s running group, the hub classes etc., but am sure there are loads more and would love to […]

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New swing on the block: checking out Splott’s newest park at Horwood Close

There’s a new kid on the block, or should I say there’s a new place for kids on the block? During the recent replacement of Beresford Road Bridge, the Horwood Close playground was taken down and the site used by Network Rail for storage and services realignment, which left a fun-sized gap in play provision […]

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Stressed? Need to relax? Read on Splottlanders – Essence of Aromatherapy is here to make you feel (and smell) gorgeous!

The modern world is stressful, no mistake.  Phones ping day and night, demanding our attention, work, family, and obligatory socialising all takes its toll.  But there is salvation waiting in the wings in Splott in the form of local business Essence of Aromatherapy.  This week Inksplott interviews local business woman Sarah Woodley about just what […]

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Making mouths water across Cardiff; local blog ‘Mac n Me’ celebrates all things macaroni cheese!

Macaroni cheese is a well-known comfort food and Mac n Me takes comfort in tasting and reviewing as many dishes as possible on our behalf.  Set up by Splottlander Nicki, the award-winning blog goes from strength-to-strength and recently covered one of our very own local businesses.   Inksplott is delighted to present its latest interview.  […]

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New website is one-stop-shop for well-being services

A new website has been launched to provide residents in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan with a one-stop-shop for information on a range of well-being services, activities and support available to them and their families. Launched this week, Dewis Cymru is a new online directory that allows users to access information on services in […]

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Antiques Roadshow comes to Cardiff Castle in September

It’s time to check the attic folks!  Antiques Roadshow, one of the BBC’s old treasures, winds its way to Wales next month.  The show will pitch up in ye olde Cardiff Castle on the 6th September, offering a classic opportunity to value your valuables.   The TV programme is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and […]

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