Monthly Archives: November 2019

Win the chance to transform your street in Splott!

It’s all about working together to transform your street, plus there’s a raffle* to win a garden makeover and free daffodil bulbs to take home!   Calling all Splott, Tremorfa & Pengam Green residents – Groing Street Talk would love to see you at their next workshop ‘Growing Your Street!’ on Sunday December 1st. If […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Cardiff

Tomorrow night, the Christmas lights go on in Cardiff, and the festive season begins in earnest in our capital.   Winter Wonderland and the beautiful decorated wooden stalls of the Christmas market open, and Santa takes up residence in his grotto. A spokesperson for Visit Cardiff, said: “Whether it’s a spot of present hunting in […]

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The history of the Church of St German’s, Adamsdown’s 19th century jewell

How many times do you walk past a building and give no more than a cursory glance? Probably every day.  This is exactly what I’ve done with St German’s Church in Adamsdown the whole time I’ve lived in this area, which is going on 12 years now. But attending a remembrance service inside the church […]

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What’s it like, living in Splott?

Sometimes Splott gets a bad rap; people say that it’s a bad place to live, with bad things going on, but if you look a little closer, you’ll see the total opposite.  A place full of vibrant people, a strong community and an abundance of great projects and activities for the benefit of us all. […]

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New festive singing group launches in Splott this November

Local musician, Ruth Bradshaw, is launching a new singing group called the STAR’Diff Community Choir this month, offering festive and cheerful song sessions for residents of Splott, Tremorfa, Adamsdown and Roath.   Starting on the 11th of November and running each Monday evening between 6.30pm and 8pm in the small hall at Oasis Centre, Splott […]

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Splott’s streetfood van nominated for two awards

On Freshmoor Road you will find a little green van bringing a taste of Portugal to Splott.  Renowned for their picado, steak sandwiches and loaded sweet potato fries, Pregos Street Food brings a taste of sunshine!   Pregos is a husband and wife team who both love food and enjoy cooking so decided to find a […]

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Tremorfa Parkrun Launches

Last Sunday, 93 runners and 15 volunteers gathered in the early morning autumn rain for a special event; the launch of the Tremorfa Park Run, the very first in East Cardiff.   Parkrun is a timed 5km run, pitched as ‘it’s you against the clock’.  Runs take place every Saturday morning at 9:00am The parkrun […]

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