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19/04/2018

The company is urging future gas engineers across Cardiff to apply to their coveted apprenticeship scheme   Wales & West Utilities, which keeps the gas flowing safely across Wales and the south west of England to heat homes, power businesses and keep the lights on, is looking to recruit young people so it can continue to keep the communities it serves safe and warm.    Wales & West Utilities has run its CIPD award-winning apprenticeship programme since starting operations in…

19/04/2018

BBC Children in Need has announced that it has awarded this to a project aimed at working with disadvantaged children   The new funding will enable projects to provide services to young people in the area and the news means that the charity now has more than £1.2m invested in Cardiff. This is the first funding round of the year, with additional funding to be allocated to projects across the UK throughout 2018.  Pentrebane Zone will use a grant of…

18/04/2018

The National Young Writers’ Awards is set to return with a bang as world renowned best-selling children’s author David Walliams has been named judge for 2018!    The competition, organised by tuition provider, Explore Learning, has been running for ten years and has inspired hundreds of thousands of children across the UK to put pen to paper and give writing a try.     The theme for this year is ‘Heroes’ where children are tasked with writing a 500 word story…

18/04/2018

Cardiff and Vale Health Charity have organised a bed push, a 5k and a 10k run to celebrate the nhs   To celebrate the NHS at 70, Cardiff & Vale Health Charity have organised a bed push, a 5k and 10k run on 20 May 2018 at Cardiff Bay, with money raised at this event going back directly into healthcare and supporting those with brain and spinal injuries.   Behind the scenes, helping to organise this event is Paul Harrison,…

18/04/2018

Gary Numan is set to perform on November 12th with the skaparis orchestra Synth-pop superstar Gary Numan is back putting on a show at St David’s Hall by popular demand on Monday 12 November and this time he’s joined by the Skaparis Orchestra!   The much sought-after tickets are selling fast.   Gary has already promised his most spectacular light show for decades and this tour marks his 40th year in the business since releasing seminal album Tubeway Army.  …

18/04/2018

A mother and midwife is urging expectant mothers to help future generations   Miranda Millett, 33, from Cyncoed has signed up to HealthWise Wales, a flagship Welsh study aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of the nation.   It is the first large-scale survey in Wales to build a picture of the health of the nation, using detailed health information gathered from people of all ages to help inform future health service planning.   People aged 16 and over…

18/04/2018

10 years on, the south are back and ready to perform for you When great British pop institution, The Beautiful South split in 2007, some members of the band didn’t feel ready to hang up their microphones or instruments just yet…   The South feature former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles.  Since original singer,  Dave Hemingway, left the group at the end of 2016, Gaz has now moved across to vocal…

18/04/2018

The show comes to Cardiff on the 5th May – here’s why you should see it   It’s been the UK’s official number one Tina Turner tribute for the past five years (as voted by the Agents Association of Great Britain), with a Lifetime Achievement Award under its belt and a hectic, fast-growing gig schedule right across the UK and into Europe to boot. The cast of ‘Totally Tina’ it seems, is definitely ‘better than all the rest’. Now seven…

17/04/2018

We were lucky enough to see SHREK THE MUSICAL®  at The Wales Millennium Centre two years ago on its very first UK & Ireland Tour, and this week returned to the Centre to see it again on its latest tour.  It was brilliant back then and the whole family loved the show, so our expectations were high beforehand that this show would be at least equal to it. SHREK THE MUSICAL is based on the story and characters from William…

29/03/2018

How can every tea party you hold this Spring could save many lives throughout Wales? In the event of a cardiac arrest, a Defibrillator significantly increases the rate of survival when CPR is also administered. With the majority of cardiac arrests occurring outside of the hospital, it is essential that this lifesaving equipment is publicly available to all local communities. By holding a tea party, bake sale or coffee morning, communities can help raise funds and more importantly awareness about…