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20/09/2018

A leading youth charity is urging disadvantaged groups of young people who live in Cardiff to take up the offer of a free holiday. Only weeks remain for people to submit applications for YHA (England and Wales)’s Challenging Lives and Challenging Places Breaks Programmes. Applications will close on 1 November 2018. Young people aged 8 – 18 who live in areas of deprivation or are living with a disability, medical or mental health condition, or those who are recently bereaved,…

20/09/2018

  Spinal Cord Injury Sufferer Swims Length of the English Channel for Charity Sara Woodland is a 45 year old Research Analyst and mum from just outside of Cardiff. 12 years ago, when her son was only 3 years old, she was diagnosed with a tumour within her spinal cord and was told that she would have to have it removed before it paralysed or even killed her. With no previous history of illness, this was a huge shock to…

20/09/2018

  SCOUTS from Cardiff and the Vale have been invested into the prestigious Lord Mayor’s troop. The annual Lord Mayor’s  presentation took place at Cardiff County Hall on Tuesday 18th September 2018, recognising the achievement of the young people who have gained Scouting’s highest Awards and valuable Skills for Life. These awards require a level of determination and effort that reflect both the personality and character of the individual. Cardiff’s Lord Mayor Councillor Dianne Elizabeth Rees presented the young people with a certificate and…

20/09/2018

  Jeans for Genes Day 2018, the annual fundraising campaign is supported by some of Britain’s most famous celebrity faces including Kimberley Walsh, Una Healy, Conor Maynard, Rochelle Humes, Peter Andre, Jamie Lomas, Montana Brown, Jess Wright, Kelly Knox, Hayley Hasselhof, Felicity Hayward, Charlotte De Carle, Frankie Gaff, Ashley James, Michael Dapaah, Candice Brown, Tallia Storm and more. Jeans for Genes Day, raises money for children and families affected by life-altering genetic disorders. Monies raised on Jeans for Genes Day funds the work…

19/09/2018

World famous conspiracy theorist David Icke is coming to Cardiff this November as part of his 11 date UK Tour. 4 Hours of life-changing information that you won’t see or hear anywhere else in the World. The man who predicted 9/11, the 2008 Banking Crash, microchipping, The Cashless Society, The War on Terror and much more is delivering his shows all over the world in the coming months ahead of April’s release of ‘Renegade’, a film about the life and…

19/09/2018

Dementia is an umbrella term that is used to describe a set of symptoms that people experience when certain brain functions are affected by diseases of the brain. The most common symptom associated with dementia is memory loss, although all sorts of brain functions can be affected which can impact a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. In 2016/17, Welsh Government estimated that there were around 5000 people in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan living with dementia, 63.4% of…

19/09/2018

More than 40 employers are set to attend SkillsCymru, Wales’ largest careers fair, with the hope of inspiring the next generation of workers including NHS Wales. The events, which are free to attend, will take place on 10 and 11 October at Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, and on 17 and 18 October at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, and are expected to attract more than 10,000 young people, graduates and job seekers. SkillsCymru is an annual event and is supported by the…

19/09/2018

BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) has announced the launch of its highly acclaimed Composition: Wales project for 2019, which will take place in January and February 2019 in BBC Hoddinott Hall led by conductor and composer B Tommy Andersson. For the past 17 years, the project has provided aspiring and talented Welsh composers with the opportunity to have their music rehearsed and performed in front of an audience. Composition: Wales has established itself as one of the most…

19/09/2018

Fri 2 Nov – Cardiff St David’s Hall In his second adventure-filled live theatre show, Levison Wood will share tales from his most recent journeys across some of the most perilous danger zones on earth. With behind-the-scenes moments from his travels over the Caucasus mountains and his circumnavigation of the Arabian Peninsula, Levison will challenge the myths and stereotypes that plague these ancient lands. The 12 date UK tour starts in Sheffield on 28th October, tickets are on sale now. Levison’s fascinating…

19/09/2018

A pop-up exhibition to showcase the work of artists living with disabilities arrives at Cardiff Central this week, before continuing its tour of Great Britain. The travelling art exhibition, No Boundaries, which will be open to the public from 17th September – 6th October at Cardiff Central Station, has been designed to encourage people with disabilities to travel without boundaries. The 20-piece exhibition is made of artwork created by artists with a range of abilities, disabilities, age and artistic experience….