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15/05/2024

Image:  Elizeu Dias   Over the past five years, social media creators have used the catchphrase ‘Hot Girl Summer’ to refer to a mindset of confidence and empowerment that encourages individuals – especially women – to embrace and celebrate their appearance.   However, as with any phenomenon, there are drawbacks to this concept. These include feeling pressure to conform to unrealistic standards of beauty or behaviour that aren’t attainable or healthy for everyone, which in turn causes insecurity.  Robert Vergin,…

14/05/2024

Barry Island is once again abuzz with excitement as Gŵyl Fach y Fro, the beloved Welsh arts and culture festival, prepares to make its triumphant return on Saturday 18 May 2024. This vibrant event, organized by Menter Iaith Bro Morgannwg, promises a day filled with music, creativity, and community spirit—all in the beautiful Welsh language. Live Performances From a stage for primary schools including choirs to renowned bands like Fleur De Lys, Lowri Evans, Sage Todz & Parisa Fouladi, Wigwam and Gwcci. Also, a…

14/05/2024

Material gifts are wonderful to treasure however if you want something extra special that will leave a lasting memory, why not check out Red-Letter Days. We have compiled a list of experiences tailored to meet all tastes. We hope this gives some inspiration.                     Drive three incredible supercars at fast speed! Father’s Day is approaching so you might want to treat dad to an experience he will never forget. Enjoy a…

03/05/2024

    The Museum Of Youth Culture – will be visiting the Fred Perry Cardiff store: Saturday 4th May -10am-4pm, to collect submissions of photos and items that evoke memories of local people’s youth along with a free talk from 2-3pm with former Cardiff student and now award winning photographer, Yushy. Whether it’s getting ready in your teenage bedroom, bundling in the car with your mates for your first festival or documenting your journey into town with a full facebook…

03/05/2024

Sparkle Appeal, a local children’s charity based in South Wales, is celebrating a significant boost of £5,000 raised during an Easter competition hosted by easyfundraising.   The local charity are dedicated to supporting children and young people with disabilities and complex needs, along with their families.  Sparkle Appeal ensures children receive the support they require whilst enjoying equal access to opportunities, life experiences and activities as any other child and their family.   Sparkle is the official charity partner of Serennu,…

03/05/2024

Public servants in Wales can now enjoy free unlimited access to more than 50,000 guided group walks with the Ramblers, entry to Historic Royal Palaces sites and more thanks to a new membership package from Boundless, opening the door to £599* in total annual savings.  The new Boundless Plus membership package offers four additional benefits for public sector and civil service workers and retirees, including days out at some of the UK’s top historic sites and attractions.  Among these benefits,…

03/05/2024

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime, as Love Trails Festival returns to the breathtaking Gower Peninsula in July, promising an unforgettable experience that’s not just for runners! Set against the backdrop of lush green landscapes and pristine beaches, this year’s Love Trails Festival is all about embracing the great outdoors, celebrating music, adventure activities, trail running, movement and yoga. Taking place on 11-14 July, Love Trails Festival 2024 is the ultimate summer getaway, perfect for those who want…

03/05/2024

KELLY JONES- SATURDAY 11TH MAY – WEDNESDAY 15TH MAY *SOLD OUT* Following the news of his recently announced solo album, Kelly Jones has today shared details of a 5 city May UK tour, which will see him perform 12 intimate shows. The performances will coincide with the release of his brand-new studio album ‘Inevitable Incredible’, released on Stylus Records through Ignition Records Ltd on 3rd May. Pre-order the album on heavyweight LP, CD and digital formats. The tour will see…

03/05/2024

The science discovery centre in Cardiff Bay has been awarded a funding boost from the ScottishPower Foundation to support the second phase of its Ocean Extravaganza Project. Building on the existing programme, Ocean Extravaganza: Part II involves adapting the live science show for a new audience and extending its reach across Wales through digitisation. The funding from the ScottishPower Foundation will enable Techniquest to reach out to more than 4,000 children and young people with an inclusive and high-quality educational…

03/05/2024

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is kickstarting its recruitment drive for experienced aircraft engineers in Cardiff, with the aim of recruiting 600 new joiners globally. Taking place on 24 and 25 May, it marks the airline’s first engineering recruitment roadshow in Cardiff this year. The available roles are based in Dubai and include aircraft technicians, licensed aircraft engineers, and engineering support staff. At the roadshow in Cardiff, candidates can interact with Emirates engineers and recruiters to understand more about…