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04/06/2015

Conference looks at growing the BEST sustainable talent for Wales People involved or interested in the built environment sector in Wales, issues of equality and diversity, or education and training, are being invited to a special conference in Cardiff next month. The free half-day event, Growing the BEST Sustainable Talent for Wales, is organised by Built Environment Sustainability Training (BEST), which is based in the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University, and aims to put Wales at the forefront…

04/06/2015

The EEF/Aldermore Future Manufacturing Awards, which celebrate the success of manufacturers across Britain, are now open for entries. Welsh winners in 2014 included Mollertech Ltd for the Business Efficiency Award and Schaeffler UK for the Manufacturing Champion Award. Another winner from Wales was Daniel Biggs of JCB Transmissions, for Manufacturing Student of the Year and Outstanding Achievement by a Final Year Apprentice. Paul Byard, Director for Wales at EEF, said: “Our highly recognised Future Manufacturing Awards opens doors for the…

04/06/2015

Ifan Glyn has been appointed as the new Director of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Cymru. Ifan has been with FMB Cymru for three years and was previously their Public Affairs Executive. Ifan succeeds Richard Jenkins who was with the organisation for seven years. “I am delighted to take on this new role within FMB Cymru, and would like to thank and wish my predecessor Richard Jenkins all the very best for the future. I joined the FMB when…

03/06/2015

THE HOME SHOW (Working Title)   Most of us dream of owning our own home but for a lot of first time-buyers it will stay a dream for a very long time as soaring property prices and needing a big chunk of money for a deposit makes getting onto the property ladder nearly impossible.   But that could all be about to change for some very lucky couples …   Imagine being offered the chance to get your hands on…

03/06/2015

Hashtag # is crowned ‘500 WORDS Children’s Word of the Year’ Oxford University Press and the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show’s 500 WORDS competition reveal fascinating insights into British children’s use of language Social media, the Ebola epidemic, and World War I are just some of the things that have influenced British children’s creativity and use of language over the last year, says a report published today by the Oxford University Press. Following OUP’s analysis of the 120,421 entries for…

03/06/2015

                      A collection of Welsh folk art and objects from the estate of renowned Welsh dealer, the late Gerald Oliver, will go on sale this month from accredited LAPADA dealer, Tim Bowen Antiques. The collection, which includes some unusual items mostly from west Wales and dated from 1690s up-to the 1890s, has not been seen on the market for the last thirty years. About Gerald Oliver Dealer Gerald Oliver ran…

03/06/2015

Cardiff Geek www.cardiffgeek.co.uk www.facebook.com/cardiffgeek (029) 21 321 563 (07821) 644 246   About us   Cardiff Geek is an independent company based in Cardiff. Specialising in speeding up slow computers, we can get your laptop or desktop back to the speed you remember when first purchased . In most cases you will keep all your files and programs you have installed on your computer, and if we have to wipe anything, a full copy of your files will be made…

03/06/2015

In recognition of National Best Friends Day, B Fit Have The Perfect Way to Have Your BFF Around For A Long, Long Time.      June 8th is Best Friend Day. It’s a great time to enjoy and appreciate your best friend or relight a friendship with a former best friend you haven’t seen in a while. To encourage you to do so, B Fit are offering individuals (and one of their good friends) a free consultation and two free workout sessions, where…

03/06/2015

Dear Dads, here’s a gift you won’t want to wait for! The Personalised Your Life in Pictures Book.   Father’s Day is just around the corner, and for those remarkable rad Dads, let’s give them a gift to remember. Rewind and reminisce with the beautifully bound book that takes you through the memorable days of your life. From news stories to world-wide moments, iconic photographs will take you back in time! With a photo for every year, take Dad down…

03/06/2015

Date: Sunday June 14, 2015 What is it? Velothon Wales will see up to 15,000 riders make history as they embark on Wales’ first-ever closed road cycling event. Velothon Wales will deliver a weekend of cycling on a scale that Wales has never before witnessed with tens of thousands of spectators lining the iconic route.   There will be a challenging 140km route for experienced riders and a 50km route followed by a UCI sanctioned professional race attracting pro teams…