Tag Archives: Splott

Find out what’s happening with Splott’s Railway Street project

There is a project afoot in Splott to transform a disused plot of land into an accessible space for local people to learn, grow, share, and enjoy.  ​Splott-based Community Interest Company, Green Squirrel, has negotiated a lease for the old children’s park at the top of Adeline Street, off Railway Street, and is working with […]

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Changes to local recycling centre rules

You still have to book, but you can now visit Lamby Way Recycling Centre 26 times a year instead of 12. Here’s the update: ·       Residents can now book 26 visits per year to local recycling centres, increased from 12 ·       2 people can now get out of the vehicle to help move heavier items, so no […]

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Extinction Rebellion banner in Splott and I say, good one!

Before you spit and spout at this post, I’ll ask you one question: During lockdown, did you enjoy nature? Weren’t we fabulously lucky to have those birds, bees, moths, butterflies, hedgehogs, foxes, hares and flowers on our doorstep to keep us company and keep us connected and entertained? Now, I don’t usually get political on […]

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Splott author Bernice Rubens: The first ever female Booker Prize Winner

Bernice Ruth Rubens, the first female recipient of the coveted Booker Prize, was born right here in Splott on July 26th in 1928. Her father, Eli Rubens, was a Lithuanian Jew who had fled anti-Semitism and boarded a ship to New York, or so he thought.  In fact, he had been tricked and was told […]

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Traditional Shotokan Karate School comes to Splott in September

Learn karate from £4 a lesson as a new dojo opens in the Old Splott Library this September (first class is free!). Classes will run on a Tuesday and every other Saturday. Karate is known to help improve fitness, flexibility, self-confidence, reduce stress and teach you how to defend yourself. Kokoro Shotokan Karate starts in […]

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Growing Street Talk Virtual Tea Party

Grab a cuppa and your favourite goody and join Growing Street Talk and your Splott neighbours for a GST Street Groups Tea Party! During the lockdown it’s clear that lots of people have been gardening and doing up their house frontages and front gardens. It’s been so inspirational that for the whole of August, Growing […]

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New film showings released after sell-out first run of Street Food Cinema in Splott

After a sold-out first two weeks’ of screenings, Street Food Cinema, Cardiff’s first dedicated drive-in movie and street-food experience, has launched its next run of films to be screened in Splott. From kids’ classics to horror and musicals, tickets are now on sale for Drive, Toy Story 4, The Shining, Frozen, Mama Mia and The […]

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STAR Hub to reopen on Tuesday 11th August

GLL, the charitable social enterprise that operates ‘Better’ leisure facilities across Cardiff on behalf of Cardiff City Council, has today announced its plans for a phased re-opening of leisure centres from Tuesday 11th August 2020.  In the initial reopening phase, gyms, studio space and work out areas will re-open at the STAR Hub on Tuesday […]

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Street Food Cinema premieres in Splott on Friday 7 August

Street Food Cinema will be launching Cardiff’s first dedicated Drive-In movie and street-food experience on Friday 07 August and…it’s in Splott! With space at the Splott Market site for 64 cars per show, tickets are now on sale for showings for the first half of August. The screenings include a mix of well-loved classics, like […]

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