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Snow White the Opera comes to Splott!

It’s not every day that a mini-opera comes to Splott, but that’s exactly what’s happening this half term. When the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Schools’ Opera decided to tour their performance of legendary fable Snow White and put feelers out for community venues, Splott Community Volunteers leapt at the opportunity. Now, thanks […]

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Winter Warm Club launches in Splott

Warm Spaces, or Winter Warm Clubs, have sadly become a necessity in recent years due to the cost of living crisis and huge hikes in energy prices. Lots of people are struggling to afford to heat their homes and are often living in the cold, which can lead to damp problems and health issues. The […]

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Christmas tree collections have had the chop

Rubbish news: there will be no kerbside collections of real Christmas trees in Cardiff this year due to strike action. Cardiff Council has issued an update about rubbish collections following an announcement from Unite about strike action from the 28th December to the 25th January. Real Christmas tree collections is the most notable casualty and […]

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Willows High School development: Have your say

Plans to relocate and rebuild Willows High School are open for public consultation. The Pre-Application Consultation will run until Monday 18 December 2023, and provides an opportunity for members of the public to have their say on proposals for the new school before a planning application is submitted to Cardiff Council’s Planning Committee. According to […]

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Lane closure on Newport Road

Lane closure on Newport Road to last until end of August as Wales & West Utilities upgrades gas pipes. In a post on their blog this week, Wales & West Utilities advised that a lane closure will be in place travelling east on Newport Road between the junctions of Harlequin Court and Colchester Avenue from […]

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Moving to Splott? What has it got?

Well, a banging community, but what else? Splott has a lot more to offer than people think. East Cardiff has a reputation for being a bit of a wasteland, but this couldn’t be further from the truth! Splott and surrounding areas is chock full of fab stuff, if you know where to look (luckily, pointing […]

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What’s on at Whitsun in Splott?

Next week is the May half term and there’s a fair bit on offer for children in Splott, Adamsdown and Tremorfa. Check out the list of free half term activities below:

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Parakeets in Pengam Park!

But that’s not the only wildlife on show at Lamby Lake (Parc Tredelerch). Tonight I took an evening stroll around our local lake, hoping to get some photos for weekly Twitter event #WildCardiffHour, and it did not disappoint! My trek around the trails started with spotting the usual suspects: the swans and coots have had […]

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We do run run!

Guest author, Jenny Allan Poe, recently joined Splott running club, Girls Together, for one of their weekly sessions. Girls Together have been running as a group since 2015. It’s a way to run safely as a group and make new friends along the way. I’ve been meaning to join them for a run since I […]

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