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18/06/2019

Coming soon to Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay: with seven outlets already across South West England, Hubbox, is set to open its first restaurant in Wales Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (‘SREF’) has signed a deal to bring Hubbox to Mermaid Quay, the popular 150,000 sq ft mixed-use destination on the waterfront in Cardiff Bay, as the fund continues its multi-million pound strategic repositioning of the scheme.   Hubbox is a small, independent chain with seven outlets across South West England, this…

18/06/2019

ROB BECKETT: WALLOP! UK Tour 2019 “There are hints that his eyes are set firmly on arenas that are as big as that mouth of his”– METRO   “Relentlessly smiley, perpetually grinning Londoner whose unshowy, unpretentious but thoroughly funny shtick has every chance of winning him a big audience” – GUARDIAN   Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand-new stand-up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South – and he’s coming to see…

18/06/2019

  NICK HELM: PHOENIX FROM THE FLAMES UK & Ireland Tour 2019   ‘A true comedy daredevil’ – TIME OUT **** ‘Genuinely exciting’ – TELEGRAPH ***** ‘A comic tour de force’ – MAIL ON SUNDAY ****   Following on from his return to the Edinburgh Fringe after six long years,  Helm is back on tour to remind the world of what they’ve been missing out on. Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and International…

18/06/2019

The Luka State are attempting to play 100 x live shows in 2019 and are already well on their way to achieving that target (just imagine how many Ginsters these boys must be consuming?!) – they play Swansea Sin City on Saturday 6 July.   THE LUKA STATE ADD NEW LIVE DATES TO SPRING/SUMMER 2019 UK & IRISH TOUR  + NEW SINGLE ‘GIRL’ IS OUT NOW  WATCH ‘KICK IN THE TEETH’ LIVE AT GLASGOW BROADCAST; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmmnuKlwKTQ&feature=youtu.be   “Ones to watch”,…

18/06/2019

Fearless.org, the youth service of the charity Crimestoppers, is launching a new film this week to raise awareness of how ‘County Lines’ drug gangs exploit young people to move and sell drugs. The film – ‘Running the Lines’ – was made for the Fearless Wales project by ‘It’s My Shout’ productions. It follows the character Evan who is groomed, exploited and threatened into becoming a drug runner for a London-based organised crime gang. The fictional story is inspired by accounts…

18/06/2019

Research ahead of Public Service Day reveals how shockingly under-valued our NHS, education, policing and civil service servants are   Nurses have been named as the most under-appreciated public sector professionals by workers in Cardiff.   Almost 5.4m people are employed in the public sector and civil service across the UK but research by public sector membership club Boundless has revealed how rarely they get thanked.   The research, which polled 2004 UK workers in advance of the UN’s Public…

18/06/2019

A recent survey has found that over 75% of those in Cardiff have previously been on a diet in a bid to loose weight or incorporate a healthier lifestyle into their everyday routine:  A quarter of adults in Cardiff who have dieted told NO ONE about it because they were ‘ashamed’, according to a study.   Results have revealed many of those in the Welsh capital who have changed their diet were worried about failing publicly, while others were embarrassed…

18/06/2019

DogFest – the ultimate festival for dogs – announces brand new activities and features: Britain’s Got Talent’s dog trainer extraordinaire Lucy Heath Book signings from TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick & Clare Balding Mass participation breed meet-ups BRISTOL: 22 – 23 June · Ashton Court Estate Previously HERTFORDSHIRE: 11 – 12 May · Knebworth House · Knebworth CHESHIRE: 15 -16 June · Tatton Park · Knutsford. DogFest is delighted to announce a raft of fantastic new features for its 2019 festivals……

18/06/2019

  Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is pleased to announce they will be the first Health Board in Wales to launch a health messaging app for young people in a bid to give them direct access to expert healthcare advice and support from their school nurses.   ChatHealth is a confidential SMS text messaging platform which is already used across many English Health Boards to facilitate ease of access to the school nursing service for young people aged 11-19…

18/06/2019

The international dance competition Red Bull Dance Your Style is bringing its search for the best street dancers to the UK in an exciting format where the crowd hold the ultimate power over who wins. Hosting over 65 events in more than 30 countries, the competition will hold two regional qualifiers in Newcastle and Cardiff, ahead of a national final in London. The winner will go on to represent the UK at the World Finals in Paris in October.  …