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11/05/2015

www.lasuitewest.com Nestled on the fringes of Hyde Park is an oasis of tranquility, a fusion of monochromatic Oriental design set against a quintessentially English backdrop of pleached plane tree lined streets in the heart of Kensington – La Suite West. In keeping with its clean and holistic ambience it also provides the city with a healthy and fashionable dining option by way of its vegan restaurant, ‘RAW.’ Head Chef Nik Heartland has carefully curated a menu with the best that nature can offer, showcasing a variety…

11/05/2015

CARLUCCIO’S OPENS ITS DOORS IN MERMAID QUAY, CARDIFF BAY Carluccio’s is now open in Mermaid Quay. The second to launch in the capital of Wales, the new restaurant and foodshop brings the very best and true flavours of Italy to Cardiff Bay, just minutes from the city centre. Serving freshly prepared Italian food and drink all day every day, Carluccio’s at Mermaid Quay has whatever you fancy, whenever you fancy it. From breakfast and brunches through to leisurely lunches, the…

11/05/2015

Go Against the Grain with Gluten Free Ravioli No need to avoid the delicious taste of fresh, homemade pasta with this recipe for gluten free sweet potato ravioli. Filled with sweet potato and goat’s cheese, these parcels make an authentic Italian dinner that everyone will enjoy.  What’s more, the goat’s cheese can also be left out for a dairy free dish. Sweet potatoes, which are full of vitamins, minerals and high in fibre, are just as delicious in the summer…

11/05/2015

Pregnant?  Thinking about the upcoming birth?  Come immerse yourself in positivity, bust the myths and build skills and resources to achieve your own positive birth.  The workshop is the first in South Wales designed by the Positive Birth Movement and will be facilitated by an experienced Birth Doula and Midwife.  Contact us ASAP as places are limited.

11/05/2015

The Wales women’s over-35s team defeated England, Scotland and Ireland to win the Four Nations title at the Bolton Arena. The team comprised Ellen Jones, of the XL Academy/ Cardiff Metropolitan University; Linda Jones, who is a coach at David Lloyd, Finchley; and Carys Rees, a coach at Abergavenny. The women won all three matches in each of the three rubbers against the other home nations, ending with a maximum six points from the tournament. The men’s over-50s also did…

11/05/2015

NatWest has created a new fund for charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges across the UK and Ireland, to enable them to support disadvantaged communities, helping people to learn new skills, get into the world of work or set up their own business. The Skills & Opportunities fund launches on Monday 11 May. Representatives of qualifying organisations can apply for funding of up to £35,000 for their projects via a new website http://skillsandopportunitiesfund.natwest.com. £2.5m of funding is…

11/05/2015

Why your readers should Wear It Wild WWF Cymru is calling on people of all ages to make a stand for nature, and ‘Wear It Wild’ on Friday 5 June. We’re challenging the nation to dress as wild as they dare – whether sporting animal-print socks at work, leopard leotards on the school run, or go all out in a wild onesie: we want to see your wild side!  As well as raising awareness about threatened species, any money raised…

08/05/2015

Performing Her Hits & Songs That Have Influenced Her Life St David’s Hall Monday 18 May 7.30pm Limited Tickets Still Available! POP legend Lulu will belt out the hits on a night that’s guaranteed to give you something to shout about next Monday (18 May) at St David’s Hall. And if that wasn’t enough she will also be performing the songs that first inspired her, as well as selection of carefully chosen personal favourites. Lulu first exploded onto the scene…

08/05/2015

St David’s Hall Thursday 14 May 8pm Limited Tickets Still Available! FORGET Indiana Jones…it’s all about his namesake Milton Jones next week as St David’s Hall gets transformed into The Temple of Daft for one night only! The master of the one-liners brings his dazed deadpan delivery, witty word-play and perfect puns to the National Concert Hall of Wales on Thursday 10 May. With his loud shirts and messy hair, Milton is an instantly familiar face on popular shows such…

08/05/2015

Courses offer latest sustainability training for built environment professionals A major new training programme for professionals in the built environment sector in Wales has launched its full list of courses. Built Environment Sustainability Training (BEST) is offering flexible, fully subsidised training to develop knowledge and skills in the latest sustainability practices – particularly in construction, energy, waste, and water. The programme is supported by the European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government and offers fully subsidised courses to people who live or…