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25/06/2015

So it wasn’t a fluke then.  Cardiff’s Rumney Rebels have claimed a second consecutive victory in a major inter county skittles competition beating off opposition from Gloucestershire, Somerset, Dorset and Wales. Forty four teams converged on Sand Bay at Weston Super Mare for the tournament staged by Serious About Skittles who also organise the Butcombe British Skittles Championships. The Rumney Rebels won their group, going through to the final round where ten teams were poised for battle.  It was a…

25/06/2015

Cardiff residents are being given to chance to share what they love – and loathe – about cycling in the Welsh capital as part of an innovative project inspired by Danish towns and cities.   Bike Life sees transport charity Sustrans work with the city of Cardiff to learn more about how and why people ride their bikes in the city, and what more needs to be done to make cycling the norm for everyday shorter journeys.   On Tuesday…

25/06/2015

EYE OPENER – BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT SEMI FINALIST URGES LOCALS TO PRACTISE SAFE SUN THIS SUMMER Welsh seven times over the safe UV limit for eyes during summer months   Nathan Wyburn posed with giant eye mascots The Protectors in Cardiff today (30 June), as a new survey reveals people in Wales expose their unprotected eyes to dangerous levels of UV light during the summer months.   The Think About Your Eyes campaign found that Welsh people are exposing themselves…

25/06/2015

EYE OPENER – BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT SEMI FINALIST URGES LOCALS TO PRACTISE SAFE SUN THIS SUMMER Welsh seven times over the safe UV limit for eyes during summer months Photocall opportunity What: Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Nathan Wyburn poses with giant eye mascots The Protectors to highlight risks of UV light this summer. Where: Outside Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay When: Tuesday 30 June between 11-11.30am Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Nathan Wyburn will pose with giant eye mascots The Protectors…

25/06/2015

Hasbro have announced the launch of the Monopoly World Championships, with regional heats set to take place across the UK and Ireland. On Saturday 27th June, a specially designed double-decker bus, fitted with ten Monopoly tables, will be visiting Cardiff Celtic Manor to find the world’s best Monopoly player!   Fans can register using www.monopolychampionships.co.uk for a chance to compete for a spot in the UK and Ireland final at The View From the Shard, with the winner travelling to…

25/06/2015

Gareth Howells, General Manager of Wessex Garages on Hadfield Road, said: “We would like to thank everyone who came along to the 5th annual tournament and helped raise £1,500 for South Wales Armed Forces Day, which takes place in Cardiff on Saturday, June 27.   “The event was a four person scramble format and cost £25 per person to enter. We would like to congratulate the winning team, which was The Scottish Gunners from Tidworth, second place was ‘300 Yards…

25/06/2015

People in their 50s urged to act now to beat the squeeze Those aged 45-60 are becoming the “Sandwich Generation” – caught supporting and caring for both their children and their parents – research released today confirms. In Cardiff, half of people currently support another family member financially, and a third offer care support, leaving 34% concerned about funding their own retirement. While the burden can be heavy, there are simple steps that can provide security, for those in the…

25/06/2015

  Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra St David’s Hall Saturday 4 July 7.30pm Last Remaining Top-Priced Seats in Stalls Now £10!* CARDIFF Philharmonic Orchestra will celebrate Independence Day in style with their spectacular American Night concert on Saturday 4 July. Plus, to mark the occasion the last remaining top-priced seats in Stalls are now just £10!* And kids’ tickets are just £5!* For one night only it’s all about the Star-Spangled Banner at the National Concert Hall of Wales with this stunning…

25/06/2015

ST DAVID’S HALL will be transformed into Mexico on Wednesday 8 July as the Ballet Folclórico de la Universidad de Guadalajara visits the UK for the first time in 20 years.   It’s also a time for celebration too as it’s the Year of Mexico, and the group specifically asked if they could come to the Welsh capital!   Plus, it’s a great value night out too with a special Buy One, Get One Free offer* on all seats!  …

25/06/2015

Newport families go on the run for the 2015 SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K event On Sunday over 460 runners put on their trainers and came down to Tredegar Park for the SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K, the first time the event has been held in Newport in the series’ three year history.   Local families made their way around the course in order to raise money for Heart Research UK, with many of them embracing the new ‘field of…