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25/06/2015

  FACEBOOK AND ENTERPRISE NATION LAUNCH ‘BOOST YOUR BUSINESS’ SUMMER TOUR FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO HIT CARDIFF   ·   AimsFree event aimed at small businesses at National Museum on July 6 Series of free SME focused workshop events in five cities across the UK ·       Sharing expert tips on latest techniques to boost business on Facebook ·       Aims to train over 3,500 e-commerce experts to deliver Facebook business prowess   Facebook and small business network Enterprise Nation have teamed up…

25/06/2015

Five directors of restaurants in Yeovil, Cardiff and Newport are the latest to be banned from running companies for knowingly employing illegal workers, following investigations into three restaurant businesses by the Insolvency Service.   Abdul Boshor (43) and Samiur Rahman (24), who ran the Empire Restaurant (Cardiff) Ltd, signed undertakings banning them from acting as directors for seven and six years respectively. Abdul Kayum (46) and Rothna Begum (40), who ran the Akash Indian Restaurant in Yeovil, signed undertakings for…

25/06/2015

  The England Men’s Cricket Team will be among the sports clubs holding workshops and learning Welsh at Tafwyl Festival in Cardiff Castle on July 4-5, 2015.   As part of the England Cricket Team’s preparations for the Investec Ashes Test Match held at the Swalec Stadium on July 8, 2015, some of the players will be among those celebrating the Welsh language and learning a few sentences between 1200 and 1300 on Sunday, July 5, 2015.   England captain, Alastair…

25/06/2015

Alternative self-storage service Boxman teams up with top UK celebrities and bloggers to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust LONDON, 22 June 2015 – Today, Boxman, the on-demand storage service, announces its support from a range of prominent celebrities and lifestyle bloggers in its goal to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. In a special one-off auction taking place on June 27th, Benedict Cumberbatch will be just one of the many fantastic celebrities boxing up his prized possessions and…

25/06/2015

CHART-TOPPING folk artist and Ed Sheeran collaborator Amy Wadge will perform an intimate, acoustic concert at St David’s Hall this Friday (26 June) – and limited tickets are still available!   This special gig in the Level 3 Lounge marks the last of Amy’s current tour and she’ll be sharing the stage with sensational songwriting partner Pete Riley. Now widely regarded as one of the country’s most successful female singer-songwriters, Amy co-wrote the No.1 hit Thinking Out Loud with Ed…

25/06/2015

-67% of young Brits admit to not having taken any recent snaps with Mum and Dad- -35% of Brits have not had a picture with their parents in the last 10 years- -More than half of Brits (60%) regret not capturing more images with Mum and Dad-   LONDON: June 22, 2015 – According to research released today by one of Europe’s leading photo printing companies, Albelli, summer family photos are set to become a thing of the past with…

25/06/2015

  By Peter Drew CEO – Tennis Wales   With Wimbledon on the horizon once again it always brings out the discussion about tennis being an overly elitist and expensive sport in Wales and in Britain, and the governing bodies of tennis not doing enough to challenge this situation to make tennis a more open and accessible sport across the community.  This has probably been fair enough in the past, but in recent times things have been changing dramatically.  Tennis…

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…