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25/06/2015

On Monday evening (29th June), Channel 4’s new series, Superfoods, kicks off with a look at the Finnish wonder ingredient xylitol. Presenter Kate Quilton travels to Finland where gum and mints made of xylitol are a staple part of the Finnish diet and even 90% of kindergartens give xylitol sweets to kids on a daily basis. She explores the science behind how xylitol works to reduce plaque and keep teeth healthy. Yet despite its proven benefits and widespread popularity in…

24/06/2015

The theme of today’s Wales Vision Strategy conference was “The World Outside”, and focused on what it is like to navigate the world if you have sight loss and what needs to be done ensure people are not cut off from the world.   Key partners and stakeholders had an opportunity to engage with policy influencers and experts from across Wales about the important legislative developments in planning, transport and equality. Information was shared about the cutting edge developments and…

24/06/2015

  Vocal Harmony was set up in 2012 by local musician Bobby Cole. Wanting to create a fun and exciting choir format, Bobby started the first choir in 2012 opening it up to anyone and everyone. There are Vocal Harmony groups that meet in Swansea and Llanelli, with two brand new groups opening up in Cardiff and Bristol. The choir has a policy of no auditions, no need to read music, and at no point will you have to sing…

24/06/2015

In recognition of “National Junk Food Day,”  B Fit PT are inviting people to make a change to their eating habits by inviting them in to their studio to talk about a variety of weight loss strategies that they use week in and week out with their current clients.   Every year, the 21st of July is National Junk Food Day, and many people will see this as a chance to over indulge in the foods that are quite simply making the…

24/06/2015

An entrepreneurial former student of The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) has partnered with the College for his new business. The venture is aimed at helping organisations to be more aware of visual impairments and the needs of over two million people in the UK in both work and leisure environments. Daniel Williams studied AS Levels in Sociology and Health and Social Care alongside a BTEC Level 3 diploma in Business Studies at RNC. Following this, he read…

18/06/2015

Sofaworks reveals Wales is a nation of TV dinner lovers   Today a study by YouGov* for Sofaworks reveals that Wales is a nation of TV dinner lovers, with a massive 63% of Welsh people regularly eating meals on their laps.  Just less than (23%) would need to find a new place to eat if they didn’t have a sofa.   The new research uncovers the trend of eating from the comfort from the sofa. One in three people in…

18/06/2015

              The SUBWAY® brand is pleased to announce that the SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series is coming back to Wales. Back bigger and better for 2015, in the brand new location of Newport, the series will see 12 events take place up and down the country from May to September; so there’s really no excuse not to grab your trainers and get involved!   In what is an exciting new twist for this…

18/06/2015

Book a table after 5pm on Sunday 21st June   Beefeater is celebrating dads all over the country this Father’s Day by giving them a free steak on their special day of the year. There’s no better way to thank your dad with one of Beefeater’s deliciously tender steaks that are packed full of flavour and cooked to perfection.   Dads can tuck into a free 6oz* ‘Flat Iron Steak’ or upgrade to one of their favourite cuts when someone…

18/06/2015

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18/06/2015

  Eddie Barber served in submarines in the Home fleet at the beginning of the War and ended up in the Far East on VE day. He visited Hiroshima and was aboard HMS indefatigable when it returned to the UK bearing ex-prisoners of War. He will be missed by all his shipmates at the Cardiff RNA. The Cardiff Branch of the Royal Naval Association is sad to report the demise of one of its oldest members, who has been holding…