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Splott councillors banned from incinerator votes

Splott councillors banned from incinerator votes
September 5, 2012 1 Comment »

Two senior councillors have been banned from taking part in any discussions or votes relating to a new incinerator being built in their city ward or the facility’s bid for a controversial £1bn waste-burning contract. Splott councillors Luke Holland and ... Read More »

Splott incinerator row to go back before Cardiff planners

Splott incinerator row to go back before Cardiff planners
August 10, 2012 1 Comment »

Viridor Waste Management Limited – the company behind the controversial Splott incinerator – has applied for permission to push ahead with construction of its “energy from waste” plant, despite concerns that it is in “clear breach” of conditions attached to ... Read More »

Wales’ Olympic boxing memorabilia goes on display in Splott

Wales’ Olympic boxing memorabilia goes on display in Splott
July 30, 2012 3 Comments »

Memorabilia from Wales’ Olympic boxing heritage is being put on display in the Cardiff home suburb of the country’s last Olympic boxer. Welsh light welterweight champion David Griffiths was the last Welsh boxer to compete for Great Britain, at the ... Read More »

Company behind Splott incinerator “invited” to stop construction

Company behind Splott incinerator “invited” to stop construction
July 25, 2012 4 Comments »

The company behind a controversial incinerator in a residential area of Cardiff has been “invited” to stop construction of the project. Cardiff council invited Viridor Waste Management to halt work on the Splott incinerator because the company had not complied ... Read More »

Railway Street in Splott to be partially closed until next week after house fire

Railway Street in Splott to be partially closed until next week after house fire
July 12, 2012 No Comments »

Railway Street in Splott will be closed until early next week following a fire in the attic of a house. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to the street at 11.55pm on Wednesday night to deal ... Read More »

Collapse of Beresford Road in Splott investigated by Welsh Water

Collapse of Beresford Road in Splott investigated by Welsh Water
June 26, 2012 2 Comments »

Welsh Water are investigating the partial collpase of a Splott road following reports of a suspected water leak. A spokesman said they were called to Beresford Road earlier today, where a team carried out detailed investigation work on the collapsed ... Read More »

Splott community cafe opens in Walker Road

Splott community cafe opens in Walker Road
June 18, 2012 No Comments »

A new community café that also helps the homeless to develop catering skills has opened in Splott today. The Walker Road Community Café was opened by Grub In A Tub – a social enterprise run by residents of the Salvation ... Read More »

Grosvenor Hotel flats given the go-ahead

Grosvenor Hotel flats given the go-ahead
June 13, 2012 No Comments »

A Victorian pub that had faced demolition will be renovated to create 24 new flats, after plans were approved by Cardiff Council today. The developer in charge of the Grosvenor Hotel on Splott’s South Park Road had originally planned to ... Read More »

Splott’s Grosvenor Hotel set to be turned into flats, but original building could stay standing

Splott’s Grosvenor Hotel set to be turned into flats, but original building could stay standing
June 11, 2012 4 Comments »

A historic city pub earmarked for demolition to make way for a block of flats could be renovated and turned into apartments instead. Cardiff Council agreed in 2010 that the Grosvenor Hotel, on South Park Road in Splott, could be ... Read More »

Time capsule planted after Splott reunion

Time capsule planted after Splott reunion
June 6, 2012 3 Comments »

A reunion of long-lost friends has been marked with the burying of a time capsule at a Cardiff primary school. A ceremony at Moorland Road Primary School saw the capsule filled with pictures of Splott, videos, letters and poems, all ... Read More »