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16/02/2018

Stuart Goldsmith is performing his award-winning new stand-up show “Like I Mean It” at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff on 30th June 2018, We interviewed Stuart about his new stand-up show. I call myself a DIY comedian because I’m building a tour following without having much of a TV or radio profile. I’ve done the odd bit of telly, but I perform on the free fringe at Edinburgh, and am obsessive about cultivating the small but loyal fan base my “Comedian’s…

16/02/2018

We are voting for Roath Rocks for the best music website and Tom Auton the best solo act. We would be pleased if you could get behind them too! Cardiff Music Awards announce the finalists of the 20 categories & voting opens After receiving over 3000 nominations across the categories, the nomination stage is over and the voting begins. The top five nominees of the 20 categories have moved onto the voting stage. Voting is now open and will close on…

16/02/2018

Almost one in five young people between 16-24 were out in 2016 • Highest level of youth unemployment in Swansea • Youth unemployment is costing the UK economy £45billion in lost contributions • Generation Z set to be the most influential for future consumer, workplace and enterprise behaviour in the UK • miFuture app to tackle employment levels in Wales and improve communication In 2016, it was reported that Wales had one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the…

16/02/2018

A 45-year-old from Llantwit Major has won a gold medal in the final of a national skills competition. Backed by the Welsh Government through the European Social Fund, Skills Competition Wales is a series of events held in colleges across the country, designed to celebrate vocational skills and create highly skilled, talented employees for the Welsh workforce. Ruth Johnston, who is studying a part-time Foundation Degree in Ceramics at Cardiff and Vale College, competed against four other students from across…

16/02/2018

The Welsh government has revealed their Dementia Action Plan for Wales 2018-2022. The report, which includes an outline for additional financial support and resources for people living with dementia and physicians alike, presents a clear vision for overcoming the challenges presented by the condition. Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia charity, is happy to see this formal plan come to fruition after giving feedback on the proposed draft last year. Helen Davies, Head of Public Affairs for Alzheimer’s Research…

16/02/2018

Animal Defenders International (ADI) welcomes the statement from Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs which gives the strongest indication yet that the Welsh Government will ban wild animals in circuses, hot on the heels of Scotland and Ireland. Jan Creamer, President of Animal Defenders International, said: “A wild animal circus ban in Wales is what the public demands and the animals need and we hope legislation will be passed swiftly. Travelling circuses simply cannot meet the…

16/02/2018

In summer 2016, The Man Engine, the giant mechanical miner, the height of two and a half double decker buses and powered by Volvo, steamed from the Tamar to the very tip of Cornwall to mark the tenth ‘tinth’ anniversary of the Cornish mining landscape gaining World Heritage Status. Now, the colossal miner is preparing for his Resurrection Tour across Cornwall and West Devon, before he drives further, into Somerset, South Wales and up to the North of England (from…

15/02/2018

Mackintosh Lawn Tennis Club are extremely proud to announce that in the recent Tennis Wales Awards evening, they were named Tennis Wales Club of the Year for 2017! Mackintosh LTC is extremely grateful to all their members and everyone involved with the club for their fantastic support, which has helped them to achieve this award. 2017 was an extremely successful year for the club. Some of the club’s biggest achievements from the last 12 months are shown below: • Increase…

15/02/2018

Join in at The Stable, Cardiff for their legendary free vegan pizza night 28/02/18 – That’s right… PIZZA ON THEM! You can thank The Stable later! From 6.00pm ‘til they run out of dough. Get there early to avoid disappointment. Gluten free options available. You can view the menu here: https://stablepizza.com/media/Vegan.pdf … T&Cs The Stable won’t be taking any bookings. One pizza per person. First come, first served. Pizza pudding not included. Form an orderly queue! … They will see…

15/02/2018

The Football Association of Wales and Horizons/Gorwelion are delighted to announce a collaboration to help promote Welsh music across the FAW’s media channels. The FAW aims to support upcoming Welsh artists by promoting their music on FAWTV, social media channels and FAW events. The collaboration allows Horizons/Gorwelion music to be used as part of FAW generated content, allowing an exciting opportunity to showcase upcoming Welsh artists to the world and to new audiences. Horizons/Gorwelion is a scheme in Wales which…