Author Archives: Lynne Thomas

Waste collection update from Cardiff Council

If your green bags haven’t been collected recently, you are not alone. Cardiff Council is struggling to remove the huge amount of extra recyclable waste created over the Christmas period and has apologised to residents for delays in collecting green bags. A message from Cardiff Council: We understand residents will be concerned if they have […]

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Why residents are being asked to spend a penny for Splott this Christmas

Railway Gardens is an exciting green project to transform a plot of land adjacent to the railway lines at the top of Adeline Street in Splott. The team behind the project is asking for help raising funds to install accessible toilets on the site. Green Squirrel, a local non profit organisation set up by two […]

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Superb Sunday in Splott!

Clean up and light up the streets of Splott! This Sunday, 6th of December, two organisations have organised community activities to bring people together and make a difference. Starting off at 10am, Keep Splott Tidy is back with their annual festive litter-pick on Splott Road, bringing people together to pop on a Santa hat and […]

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Light up your street, Splott!

Local project Growing Street Talk has launched a street light project to brighten up our streets and it launches this weekend! Here’s what they have to say: Winter’s setting in and the days are getting darker. Let’s face it for most of us it hasn’t been the best year! We think it’s time to bring […]

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Health board to operate Covid-19 vaccination centres in Splott and Pentwyn.

Covid-19 vaccination centres are to be set up in the former STAR centre on Splott Road and Pentwyn Leisure Centre as part of Cardiff & Vale University Health Board plans to deliver a mass vaccination programme for Cardiff. The health board will use both Cardiff Council owned venues to administer a vaccine to Cardiff residents […]

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Swimming school lessons for under 16s return

School children under the age of 16 are now able to learn to swim again in Better Leisure Centres in Cardiff. Better Swim School returns this week following a six month hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The programme includes Welsh language provision led by the Urdd. Covid-Secure measures have been put in place for […]

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Volunteers launch low-price food market in Splott

A weekly food cooperative market stall launching in Splott today will enable residents to purchase mostly plastic-free home and food products at low prices. Splo-Down Food Cooperative is an autonomous group of neighbours from Splott, Adamsdown and tremorfa who have come together to meet their own food needs collectively and share low costs with the […]

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Tweeting out of Tremorfa: the weekly wild hour taking Cardiff by storm

Since its launch in June 2019, every Tuesday from 7-8pm on Twitter, #WildCardiffHour has invited residents from across Cardiff to share their pictures and stories of the green places they’ve visited, and the nature they’ve seen. Originally set up with the support of UpRising Cymru in 2019, #WildCardiffHour aims to reconnect city communities with their […]

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Street Food Cinema returns to Splott with festive fun & family favourites

Street Food Cinema returns next month for a festive drive-in movie experience with classic films, Christmas carol-oke, and the best of Cardiff’s street food vendors. The run includes classic Christmas favourites Elf, Home Alone, Muppet Christmas Carol and Die Hard, alongside classic night-out movies like Batman Returns, Bridget Jones’ Diary and new release Tenet.  As […]

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