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Splott man wanted in connection with fraud offence

Splott man wanted in connection with fraud offence
March 8, 2013 No Comments »

Police are appealing for information to find a Splott man wanted in connection with a fraud offence dating back to August 2012. The force said it had so far been unsuccessful in finding 33-three-year-old Michael Smyth, and officers are now ... Read More »

Former councillor calls for annual swimming race to be reinstated at Splott Pool

Former councillor calls for annual swimming race to be reinstated at Splott Pool
February 18, 2013 No Comments »

A former councillor has called on Cardiff council to reinstate an annual swimming race at a threatened city pool. The swimming race between Cardiff city councillors was an annual fixture at the Cardiff Swimming Club gala at Guildford Crescent Swimming ... Read More »

Promise of new ‘leisure hub’ to replace at-risk Splott Pool

Promise of new ‘leisure hub’ to replace at-risk Splott Pool
February 14, 2013 1 Comment »

Promises of a new leisure “hub” on the site of Splott Pool met with mixed reaction at a public meeting last night. About 150 people turned up for the public meeting at the STAR Centre on Splott Road, Cardiff, determined ... Read More »

Viridor granted permission to continue with Splott incinerator construction

Viridor granted permission to continue with Splott incinerator construction
February 13, 2013 No Comments »

The company behind the controversial Splott incinerator was officially given permission to begin building on the site today – despite claims that it had already begin doing so “unlawfully”. YourCardiff reported last July that Viridor had been “invited to stop” ... Read More »

Protests at County Hall as councillors appoint Splott incinerator firm for waste contract

Protests at County Hall as councillors appoint Splott incinerator firm for waste contract
February 8, 2013 4 Comments »

Protesters gathered outside Cardiff County Hall yesterday as councillors appointed the firm constructing the controversial Splott incinerator as the preferred bidder for a multi-million-pound waste contract. The Prosiect Gwyrdd Joint Committee met at the council’s offices in Cardiff Bay to ... Read More »

Splott teenager banned from nine city streets for anti-social behaviour

Splott teenager banned from nine city streets for anti-social behaviour
February 7, 2013 1 Comment »

A teenager has been banned from nine streets in Cardiff after residents complained he was throwing stones, tampering with their cars and climbing into their gardens. Shannas Cable, 18, of Splott, is also banned from associating with 10 people, who ... Read More »

Splott Pool protesters call on council to reconsider cuts

Splott Pool protesters call on council to reconsider cuts
February 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Dozens of angry swimmers yesterday lined the street outside Cardiff’s oldest pool to protest against money-saving plans to close the much-loved facility. Splott swimming pool has been earmarked for closure in order to save £300,000 a year, as part of ... Read More »

Splott incinerator chosen as preferred bidder for £1bn waste contract

Splott incinerator chosen as preferred bidder for £1bn waste contract
February 1, 2013 7 Comments »

An incinerator being built in Cardiff has today been announced as the preferred bidder for a £1bn contract to burn thousands of tonnes of waste from across South Wales. Viridor, the company building an incinerator at Trident Park in Splott, ... Read More »

Planning round-up: January 2013

Planning round-up: January 2013
January 9, 2013 4 Comments »

View Planning round-up: January 2013 in a larger map There were just seven applications on the agenda for Cardiff Council’s planning committee this afternoon, but they included a controversial application to build a wakeboard and water skiing park off Atlantic ... Read More »

Splott priest to preach on world’s most remote inhabited island

Splott priest to preach on world’s most remote inhabited island
December 17, 2012 No Comments »

A retired Cardiff priest has been “exiled” to the same remote South Atlantic island Napoleon was banished to following the Battle of Waterloo. Until recently 71-year-old Roy Doxsey was looking after St Germans Church in Splott. But then he got ... Read More »