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13/07/2018

On the 1st September at St Catherine’s Church Pontcanna 1pm-4pm we shall be having a fun day for all ages! We shall be raising money for Fighting Ependymoma (registered charity number 1160497). Their aim is to support world class research into childhood ependymoma brain cancer. During the day we shall be having workshops from Aim sports academy, Nova cheerleading, Sparkle’s Hoop Troupe, Key Creates and some very special guests. Throughout the day there shall be a bouncy castle, local stalls, food…

12/07/2018

  Derrick Barry is amongst this year’s acts who will be performing at Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend on 24 – 26 August 2018. The drag performer is widely known for impersonating Britney Spears, competing in the third season of America’s Got Talent, and the eighth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Other performers include Sonique, Flip & Fill, The Sundaes from BBC’s All Together Now, X Factor’s Saara Aalto and Laura Bannon from The Voice UK. The Big Weekend is a…

12/07/2018

New York Welsh announced today that is has completed a rebrand and is launching an interview-style podcast to share stories of Welsh success in the city. If you haven’t heard of New York Welsh, it is a growing society committed to supporting Welsh interests in New York. The organization has rebranded to better reflect its ongoing commitment to celebrating Welsh success stories in New York, while inspiring the creation of new ones. Founded in 2017, the organization has been running…

09/07/2018

  Could Suzie Curtin be the longest-serving member of staff? Medical secretary Suzie, who works in the gynaecology directorate office at the University of Wales in Cardiff, has an incredible 54 years’ service in the NHS. At 70, she is the same age as the NHS. She says: “I came to work in the NHS straight from typing school and started my training in Llandough Hospital. I’ve only ever known working for the NHS. I love it.  I hadn’t thought…

09/07/2018

A group of Cardiff pupils have heard all about the jobs, skills and industries of the future at an event hosted by Careers Wales at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s FabLab. The event forms part of a new #FutureWorkWales campaign being launched by Careers Wales, aimed at educating young people on the skills and jobs needed for the future economy. Located at Cardiff Metropolitan’s School of Art and Design, FabLab is a creative space focusing on teaching digital manufacturing technologies, such as…

09/07/2018

  (Morgan Cross left, Chris Lewis centre and James Story right)   Tennis players from Wales will be contenders in the Junior Wimbledon Championships Doubles competitions held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, 10th July – 15th July.   In the boys event 17-year-old James Story from Cardiff, South Wales, will partner Harry Wendelken from England. In the girls event 16-year-old Morgan Cross from Mold, North Wales, will unite with Amelia Bissett also from England.  The tournament will see…

09/07/2018

  Women from all across Wales and the UK united against cancer on Saturday by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life Hike at Brecon Showground.   Over 140 women of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes showed their incredible commitment to the cause as they took their place at the start line to help beat cancer sooner.   Now organisers of the Hike event are sending a heart-felt message of thanks to everyone who took part and…

04/07/2018

The British Heart Foundation Cymru (BHF) is calling on all crafty shoppers from Cardiff to help beat heart disease by taking part in The Big Stitch campaign. Launched on 1st July for two weeks, style seekers can help raise vital funds for life saving heart research, by buying an item from the Cardiff Albany Road BHF Cymru shop and adding their own personal stamp to it. The best will be in with a chance of winning one of three fantastic…

04/07/2018

Children at Thornhill Primary School in Cardiff celebrated on June 27th after hearing that their unique 30 minute World War 1 production of words and music called Armistice Cantata has been chosen amongst hundreds in the 2018 National Lottery Awards 2018 – Education category. Thornhill are great supporters of the Goldies Cymru Charity who, through daytime Song and Smile fun singalong sessions, brighten the lives of hundreds of older people across South Wales. The charity also promotes links between primary…

04/07/2018

St David’s Hall Thursday 12 July, 7.30pm HILARIOUS Geordie comic Chris Ramsey is back at St David’s Hall for the third year running on Thursday 12 July – and only limited seats are remaining!   His last two tours including All Growed Up having delved into Chris travails with adjusting to adulthood, and now he’s Just Happy to Get Out of the House!   As one of the UK’s brightest young comic talents, Chris is as typically busy as ever….