Monthly Archives: November 2017

Somewhere over the Railway

Work continues on Splott Bridge. Traffic to switch sides on the 8th of December. Replacing a 120 year old bridge without closing it and causing traffic chaos is no mean feat, but that was the challenge faced by Network Rail Wales and principle contractor, Carillion, this year with the demolition and reconstruction of Splott Road Bridge. Work […]

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Seven-year-old Aneurin launches amazing food drive in Splott

A seven-year-old boy in Splott has been collecting food donations for a local food bank to help people affected by the roll-out of Universal Credit.   When Emma Brute came home from work and told her son, Aneurin, how she and fellow colleagues had been collecting food to donate to the local food bank in […]

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Don’t Make it easy for a burglar: South Wales Community Message

Lock Your Doors & Windows: don’t make it easy for a burglar! That’s the advice given by South Wales Police following a spate of home burglaries in Cardiff. Read on for tips on how to secure your home. There has recently been a number of dwelling burglaries throughout the city through insecure windows & doors. […]

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Know the difference between the cabs of Cardiff

Who knew that it’s an offence for an offence for a driver of a taxi to refuse a fare that starts and ends within the Cardiff boundary without reasonable excuse while private hire vehicles are allowed to refuse fares and it is an offence for a private hire driver to pick up a fare without […]

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Construction work progressing well on Ysgol Glan Morfa, flagship Cardiff primary school in Splott

Construction work on a new Welsh-medium primary school in Cardiff is progressing well. The £7.8 million school is being built on Lewis Road. Once complete it will allow Ysgol Glan Morfa to double in size. The primary school is currently operating from a location on nearby Moorland Road, and will move to its new home […]

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Cranking up Adamsdown’s cool-factor: One Fox Lane

One Fox Lane: a new way of thinking and a work in progress! Adamsdown’s cool factor has cranked up a notch with the launch of One Fox Lane; a social enterprise making available good quality, well managed, and environmentally responsible workspace for small, sustainable businesses in Cardiff. The project, a community-minded co-working hub in Adamsdown, […]

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Applying for a primary school place in Cardiff: what you need to know

The deadline for applying for a primary school place is fast approaching (8th of January no less) and some parents may be dreading the whole process.  Fear not, for Cardiff Council has issued a quick guide. Read on to find out what to do and by when…   Starting primary school is an exciting time […]

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What’s occurring with Mardy Road Bridge? Read on for an electrifying update!

As we all know, the railway line between London and Cardiff is being electrified, which has meant bye-bye to the old bridges of Splott and hello to new, elevated, bridges.   First to be replaced was Windsor Road, followed by Beresford Road Bridge and then Splott Road Bridge, which is still underway with construction due […]

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Keep Splott Tidy shortlisted for national Tidy Wales 2017 award

Local volunteer group Keep Splott Tidy has been shortlisted for Keep Wales Tidy’s 2017 Tidy Wales awards in the Cleaner Communities category. The ceremony, supported by waste management company Viridor, will be held at the Pierhead building in Cardiff Bay on Monday the 20th November. Set up after local lady Linda Prendeville got in touch […]

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