Author Archives: Lynne Thomas

Willows High School becomes first of Cardiff’s secondary schools to receive prestigious UNICEF UK Award

Local school leads the way! Willows High School has been awarded the Silver Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA) by the UK Committee for UNICEF, for its commitment to promoting and realising children’s rights and encouraging adults, children and young people to respect the rights of others in school. The award recognises those schools that make […]

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Maltings Park scheduled to re-open in October 2022

According to the guys on site, the park should be open again this autumn. Maltings Park next to Ysgol Glan Morfa on the corner of East Tyndall Street and Lewis Road has been undergoing some extensive improvement works the last few months. The park closed in May and the refurb was expected to last for […]

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Share your views on works associated with the relocation of Willows High School

A series of public drop-in sessions begin Thursday 28th July, inviting people to share their views on the enabling works associated with the new build Willows High School. You can view the proposals from 3.30. – 6pm at STAR Hyb, Muirton Road Other sessions are planned for; Tuesday 2nd August 9.30am-11.30am at Capel I Bawb, […]

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Volunteer with KST this weekend and earn Time Credits

Keep Splott Tidy will be out this Sunday morning for their July litter pick and the team is encouraging residents to come along in return for time credits which can be exchanged for free entrance to cool activities. Keep Splott Tidy is a group of volunteers who meet once a month on a Saturday or […]

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Lush lunches in Splott!

Splott always has more on offer than people think, and lush lunches are abundant in our little part of The Diff. Sometimes we forget what’s on our doorstep, so here’s a handy reminder of the delicious dishes you can feast on in Splott… Pregos Street food is a massive growing trend in the UK and […]

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Expansion of special education needs provision in Cardiff

50 new spaces in Splott. Pupils across Cardiff are set to benefit from a wide-ranging expansion of special and additional learning needs education provision, with recommended proposals creating more than 270 additional spaces over the coming years, with 50 of them in Splott.  A comprehensive consultation exercise into the special needs sector was carried out […]

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Summer trip to tenby

Friends of Willows volunteer group has organised a coach trip to Tenby on the 11th August for residents of Splott, Tremorfa, Adamsdown and Roath. Ticket prices are £10 per person and the coaches will leave from the school at 8.15am and return for 7pm. Everyone is welcome and there is no need to have a […]

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Railway Gardens Community Hub launches in Splott

Saturday 18th June saw the official launch of Railway Gardens, the much-awaited green community hub, and it did not disappoint! Dubbed ‘The Big Welcome’, the launch was a celebration of six years of community collaboration to create a vision for a shared space and bring it to life. While there’s still plenty to do – […]

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Black bin bags are back (and it’s buy your own)

Red striped bags discontinued as Cardiff Council makes changes to bagged general waste collections ​​​​If you live in a bag area, Cardiff Council is changing the way people put out general waste for collection. If you use red striped bags, once you have finished your supply you will need to use black bags, and you will need to buy […]

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