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25/07/2017

Selwood, the UK’s leading supplier of pump rental solutions, played its part in helping to provide clean water and sanitation to some of the poorest people in the world. The company supported a charity event at Chepstow Racecourse that was organised by Welsh Water, a long-standing customer of Selwood. Selwood donated £1,000 to the event – bringing the total raised for WaterAid to more than £12,220. WaterAid, founded in 1981 by the UK Water Industry, is a non-governmental organisation focused…

25/07/2017

Cardiff’s Porter’s Bar and the all-star local team behind its beer pumps has been named winner of PRS for Music’s national Music Makeover Pub competition. The hidden Harlech Court gem beat more than 200 pubs across the UK, trumping pubs from Glasgow to Cornwall for the sought after accolade due to the pubs talented musical staff and their vision to give customers the best possible music experience. As well as an upgrade to the music set-up, which includes a bespoke…

25/07/2017

Back by popular demand, Tramshed air pumps, squats and kicks off its second series of dance themed exercise classes followed by prosecco brunch! Where else can you enjoy a fun, high intensity workout and reward yourself with a refreshing post workout glass of bubbles and brunch? Tramshed proves it is not just a music and arts venue with the launch of a series of music lead exercise classes with a live DJ. Half work out half dance party, Tramshred ensures getting…

24/07/2017

The hunt for aspiring TV presenters, radio DJs and vloggers is on, as young people across Wales are encouraged to apply to become the face of SkillsCymru. SkillsCymru is Wales’ largest annual series of careers, skills, jobs and apprenticeship events and will return to Llandudno and Cardiff in October 2017. The organisers are on the lookout for north and south Wales presenters who will be followed by a film crew as they explore the event interviewing exhibitors and visitors. In…

24/07/2017

On the Saturday 5th August 2016 the UK Rum Festivals, now in their 5th year, are bringing their renowned Rum extravaganza to our wonderful city! We’re thrilled to announce that the Cardiff Rum Festival will be taking place at the SSE Swalec Stadium Cardiff from 12noon until 7pm. With over 100 different Rums on offer, there’s something for Rum experts and novices alike to enjoy. With the opportunity to take your favourite Rum home on the day, not only will…

24/07/2017

A team of students from Cardiff University has triumphed over 90 other teams to be crowned overall winner of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Formula Student 2017. The Cardiff Racing team, from Cardiff University, has been crowned the first UK winner of Formula Student, a competition which challenges student engineers to design, build and race a single seat racing car in one year. The global competition, run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, saw more than 2,000 students from 24…

24/07/2017

A Cardiff pupil has taken vital carbon monoxide (CO) safety messages to the House of Commons after winning a competition run by industry body Energy Networks Association, and supported locally by Wales & West Utilities. Marcos Fernandes age 7, who attends Llanedeyrn Primary School, was chosen as Wales & West Utilities winning Key Stage 1 Welsh entry of the ‘Get Creative, Be Safe’ competition. The safety competition, which was launched at the beginning of the year by Wales & ex-British…

24/07/2017

A lack of awareness has sparked cause for concern around one of the leading health conditions in the UK, Type 2 diabetes, with 53% of people in Cardiff admitting to never having been tested to determine their risk. Over 1 million adults in the UK, which could mean over 5,000 in Cardiff, that’s 2% of the population, may have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes. So Lloyds Pharmacy is on a mission to help find those people who are at risk and…

21/07/2017

Llandaff City Church in
Wales Primary School 
has been swarmed with
excited parents this
past week for a
production of ‘Roar
Some More’, a unique
adaption of the family favourite film and most
successful stage show
of all time, ‘The Lion King’. Earlier this year, auditions were held to cast all roles, which ranged from stagehands to chorus – even to the king of the jungle himself, Simba! Rehearsals have been taking place on a weekly basis ever since, and it’s clear that the commitment and practice certainly…

21/07/2017

The bloody and ruthless MACBETH is the final main stage show to open at the Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival, from now until 29 July 2017. Treachery! Murder! Black Magic! When the prophecy of three witches proclaim that Macbeth is destined to become King, he and Lady Macbeth tear away the mask of respectability stopping at nothing in their savage and bloody pursuit of power and success. Cardiff’s annual open air theatre festival has already played host to Spamalot to rave reviews,…