• 5 July 2018

    Velothon is back this Sunday and some Splott roads will be closed!

    If you fancy a spot of Sunday driving this weekend (or a trip to Splott Market), you may want to read on…   This Sunday, the Velothon returns to the streets of South East Wales, which means an awesome opportunity to see the cyclists up-close, but it also means road closures, Splottlanders.   This year, ... Read more

  • 4 July 2018

    Splott-based charity helping the homeless receives £21,000 from Wales and West Housing

    A charity, which provides food, clothes and furniture to homeless people and families struggling on the poverty line, has been thrown a £21,000 lifeline by Wales & West Housing.   The housing association, which has 20,000 residents living in its homes across Wales, is sponsoring Boomerang, Cardiff with £21,000 to help cover its running costs ... Read more

  • 29 June 2018

    New Cardiff Gov App allows residents to report fly-tipping direct to Council (among other things!)

    Cardiff residents have a new way of connecting digitally with the council following the launch of the ‘Cardiff Gov’ App.   The free mobile App, which is available via the Google Play Store and the Apple App store sends reminders when it’s time to put out recycling and waste for collection. Geotagging technology means residents ... Read more

  • 21 June 2018

    What to do when a baby bird falls down your chimney

    It’s nesting season in Splott (and all over the UK to be fair) and some baby birds fall out of their nests and can’t get back.  What do you do when you find one?  Inksplott had up-close-and-personal experience of this last night when a little baby seagull fell down the chimney and ended up having ... Read more

  • 14 June 2018

    Inksplott Interview: Splottlander Rachel Rees and Usborne Books

    Yet another great tale of a Splott resident striking out on their own! Today we interview Rachel Rees about her business supplying children’s books.   Inksplott: Hi Rachel, Thank you for being interviewed for Inksplott.  Can you tell us a little about yourself and your business, Usborne Books Cardiff?   Rachel: I’m an independent Usborne Book ... Read more