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22/04/2015

A dog friendly coffee shop is being opened in Barry, by RNIB Cymru member April Keeble. Paws for a coffee will offer food and drinks for both dogs and their owners. April has been supported in her venture by Helen Gummet-Preece, Employment Advisor with RNIB Cymru. RNIB Cymru’s Employment service supports people to find employment, and for those with sight loss to remain in employment. Since February, the charity has supported four people into employment, and 13 people to remain…

22/04/2015

IS IT STALKING? That is the vital question being addressed in a new awareness film being released by the UK’s leading personal safety charity to launch National Stalking Awareness Week (20 -24 April 2015) With 1 in 6 women and 1 in 12 men being stalked at some point in their lives* the film, commissioned by charity Suzy Lamplugh Trust, helps to educate the public about what stalking is and to make clear it’s not romantic, trivial or funny, its…

22/04/2015

Spring has arrived, bringing with it the promise of warm weather to come. Are you ready to bare it all on the beach? If not, no worries, there is still time. Follow these 12 steps to get your abs beach ready.   Step One: Do Some Burpees.  Here’s how to do a burpee: 1) Stand with feet shoulder width apart. 2) Drop to a squat with your hands on the ground. 3) Kick feet back while lowering into a push-up….

22/04/2015

Celebration of welsh grassroots rugby returns on 3rd may SSE SWALEC Finals day will return to the Millennium Stadium on Sunday 3rd May in a triple match spectacular featuring the finals of the SSE SWALEC Cup, Plate and Bowl. The three finals will take place on a day that has become a true celebration of Welsh grassroots and semi-professional club rugby. Bowl Final KO 13:00 Plate Final KO 15:15 Cup Final KO 17:35 Competing teams TBC   Tickets are priced…

22/04/2015

Welsh Proms  St David’s Hall 18 – 25 July Now On Sale   THE Welsh Proms is set to take St David’s Hall by storm again this summer, but this year’s series marks the 30th anniversary of the classical extravaganza! Throughout a week-long residency at the National Concert Hall of Wales from 18-25 July, the 2015 Proms will include breath taking performances from world class orchestras across a diverse and exciting programme. Opening this incredible season is the awe-inspiring Philharmonia…

22/04/2015

Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music St David’s Hall Thursday 30 April 7pm THE endearingly popular Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music comes to St David’s Hall next Thursday (30 April) for a feast of family fun.  Plus, this special show celebrates the 50th anniversary since the release of the classic film version of the musical! The Sound of Music first built its massive reputation as a Broadway production written by legendary composers Rodgers & Hammerstein in 1959. But it was the release of…

22/04/2015

It’s taken a decade but a skittles team from Cardiff have finally clinched  another major skittles title.  The team, called Norfolk n Chance, travelled to Weymouth in Dorset where they beat off opposition in the form of 11 teams from Ross on Wye, Calne, Gloucester, Penarth, Stroud, Cardiff, Weston Super Mare and Bristol to win the weekend tournament.  The team, renown for their chanting, did enough to get through to the finals but weren’t expecting to win. ‘We didn’t have…

22/04/2015

Whether you’ve never experienced Cardiff or you’re a veteran of our beautiful city, there is always something new and exciting to discover. From travelling the universe with The Doctor, through to celebrating a Welsh victory in Rugby, Cardiff has a huge variety for all to enjoy and the  Cardiff Marriott is near all these great attractions as well as providing a comfortable and relaxing hotel. The Cardiff Marriott was opened in 1986 as a Holiday Inn, owned by Scott’s Hotels…

22/04/2015

Van Morrison St David’s Hall Monday 27 April 8pm Limited Tickets Still Available! BLUES legend Van Morrison returns to St David’s Hall next Monday (27 April) armed with his guitar, harmonica and a huge collection of hits.  The iconic singer-songwriter started his career as a teenager in the late 1950s covering the top tunes of the day in various groups around Belfast. He then rose to prominence in the mid-1960s as the lead singer of the Northern Irish R&B band…

22/04/2015

   It’s time to welcome the blooming arrival of spring and to celebrate the freshness in the air, why not take advantage of Novotel’s up to 30% off deal and book your next escape?  With one night’s stay including breakfast available from just £61 per night, Novotel’s spring offer is the perfect opportunity to relax and indulge in style.    Available on stays from now until 06 September 2015, guests can enjoy up to 30% off at any of the…