Monthly Archives: September 2017

Splott Swap Shop – Let’s do it!

So, earlier this year, I had a few vinos with some friends and we got chatting about a skills swapshop in Splott and I posted the article below.  The response was a bit overwhelming (in a very positive way) and I thought ‘blooming hell, what have I let myself in for here?’ So, I just […]

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Cardiff Council consultation on the way forward after Communities First

On 14th February 2017 the Welsh Government confirmed that Communities First will be phased out by 31st March 2018 and outlined a new approach that will be taken to tackling poverty across Wales. Some funding is available to provide employment service and to build Resilient Communities and Cardiff Council would like to engage with as many people […]

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Why October 28th is set to be a busy day in Cardiff

Heavyweight World title boxing match comes to Cardiff On the 28th of October this year, Anthony Joshua will raise his gloves against Kubrat Pulev on the same day that Cardiff City fans will hope to see a home win against Millwall FC in what’s set to be an epic sporting day in the city.  Hotel rooms are selling […]

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Hula is here! Learning about ‘hooping’ with local business Elliecoptor Hoops

As part of our ‘Fitness and Fun’ series, this week Inksplott talks to Ellie Pilott, founder of Hula Hooping business, Elliecoptor Hoops, and 2016 finalist and runner up in the Cardiff Lifestyle Awards for best Fitness Facility.   Inksplott: Hi Ellie, thank you for being interviewed for Inksplott.  Can you tell us a little about yourself […]

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Tour of Britain road race finishes in Cardiff

Residents in Splott will be able to catch sight of top cyclists today as Cardiff hosts the final stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain Cycle race for the first time ever on Sunday, September 10th. This prestigious cycle race, which both Geraint Thomas and Mark Cavendish will be competing in, will end outside City […]

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Day of celebration marks the 70th anniversary of the handover of Cardiff Castle to the people of Cardiff

In September 1947,  the 5thMarquess of Bute presented Cardiff Castle and its parklands to its citizens. To mark the 70thanniversary of this event, the Castle will be taking a trip back to the 1940s in a special day full of nostalgia for this post-war period to be held on Sunday 10 September from 10am to […]

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Fitsteps at Old Splott Library; dancing your way to dropping a dress size!

A mixture of dance moves and aerobics, Fitsteps is a new way of keeping fit and there are classes available in our very own Splott! Third in the Splottlight series on Fitness and Fun in Splott is a quick profile on a local exercise class that combines aerobics with classic dance moves.  Called Fitsteps, classes […]

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