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Keep Splott Tidy May Evening Event

The wombles of Splott are back on Thursday 26th May with an evening litter pick on Lewis Road. Keep Splott Tidy invites Splott residents to join them to help tidy up around Ysgol Glan Morfa and the surrounding area. All equipment is provided, just bring a smile and sensible shoes! Please meet at the entrance […]

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Keep Splott Tidy 26th March pick

The Wombles of Splott are back with their next litter pick this Saturday. Join the volunteers opposite the New Fleurs on the concrete triangle of doom at 10am on Saturday 26th to keep Splott that little bit tidier! All equipment is provided and it’s a great chance to meet new people and do your bit.

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Winter litter picks with Keep Splott Tidy

The Wombles of Splott are back again in 2022 to help keep the streets of Splott tidy! Keep Splott Tidy is a group of volunteers who meet once a month on a Saturday or Sunday to litter pick in different areas across Splott and they have just announced their first three events of 2022. Join […]

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New food cooperative launches in Splott (and they’re looking for a home!)

Splo-down Food Coop is a new community-led food cooperative seeking to increase local access to healthy food in Splott, Adamsdown and Tremorfa. Organisers plan to operate a ‘shop’ on a volunteer basis twice a week where members can collect and buy food. They also plan to sell/distribute a mixture of food from organic and package-free […]

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Coming soon: eight things to do in Splott on a budget

Singing, quizzing, animation, spring cleans, potting, planting and fancy dress; there’s lots going on in Splott over the next few weeks and it’s mostly for free!  Here’s a handy guide to what, when and where.   FREE: Willows Community Choir 26th February, 18th March, 8th April Willows High School, Tremorfa Find your voice with Willows […]

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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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New Cancer Research Charity Shop opening on Newport Road this month

Bargain-hunters and thrift shoppers will be pleased to hear news that Cancer Research UK is opening a new superstore on Newport Road this month. The new Cardiff charity shop superstore will be opening its doors on 21st February and is located close to Argos on the City Link Retail Park off Newport Road. In addition to […]

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Local volunteer launches fundraiser for much-needed community van

Local group, Splott Community Volunteers, is seeking help in raising money to purchase a van to help deliver two breakfast clubs in Splott. Group member, Angela Bullard, has launched a fundraising initiative on Facebook, saying: “We want to purchase a van in order to collect the food donated by local supermarkets to run our Community […]

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Finding purpose through volunteering; Inksplott interview with Splottlander Brendan O’Shea

Up until very recently, Splott resident Brendan O’Shea was a volunteer at STAR Communities First, helping out at the office on Splott Road.  Brendan posted a lovely farewell message on Facebook after his last shift about the opportunities volunteering gave him and how it made him feel.   Inksplott caught up with Brendan to find […]

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