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26/02/2016

To commemorate the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day, Wyn Evans, a column writer for Cardiff Times, and loving father to his Down Syndrome daughter , shared a moving status on his facebook page yesterday: ‘I’ve often wondered what I would say or do if someone dissed Angharad or her Down Syndrome in front of her and me. I hope I would respond politely but informatively. I hope I would respond at all. I’m lucky, cos I have the…

26/02/2016

Local businesses offer help for the campaign. Shared office space and coworking community venture Indycube has agreed to hold copies of the petition for signature collection in its city centre locations. Indycube is Wales’ fastest growing network of co-workers and its services include desk hire, business support and workshops.  It has locations all over Wales, with five in Cardiff city centre. Founder of Indycube, Mark Hooper said, “”We’re really pleased to be supporting the campaign for an elected Mayor for…

26/02/2016

Agencies supporting UK’s young people need better collaboration to address increasingly complex issues says Central YMCA Chief. Research by charity Central YMCA has revealed the biggest causes of harm to young people in Britain today – with failing to succeed within the education system, a lack of employment opportunities, and issues related to body image topping the list. The research questioned 1600 16-25 year olds in the UK about the major challenges they face and the factors most affecting their…

26/02/2016

Ever wondered what it would be like to see your child’s name up in lights? Is your little one developing a big personality? If so, Oxfam needs you. We are currently searching the length and breadth of the country for budding young stars to be the face of Dressed by the Kids Day, an exciting new fundraising event from Oxfam. Dressed By The Kids Day, which launches in March and takes place on 29th April 2016, aims to unite families…

26/02/2016

Sandi Toksvig is Politically Incorrect   St David’s Hall Thursday 10 March 7.30pm   THE multi-talented Sandi Toksvig is getting the Party started with her superb new stand-up show at St David’s Hall on Thursday 10 March.   Last year the comedian, activist, writer, TV personality and national treasure co-founded the Women’s Equality Party, which is already the UK’s fastest growing political group!   And to celebrate this remarkable feat, Sandi is heading out on a fundraising tour entitled Sandi Toksvig…

26/02/2016

Social enterprise Indycube backs campaign to collect signatures Local businesses offer help for the campaign Shared office space and co-working community venture Indycube has agreed to hold copies of the petition for signature collection in its city centre locations. Indycube is Wales’ fastest growing network of co-workers and its services include desk hire, business support and workshops.  It has locations all over Wales, with five in Cardiff city centre. Founder of Indycube, Mark Hooper said, “”We’re really pleased to be…

26/02/2016

  KICKING OFF ST DAVID’S DAY WEEK Celebrations start in the Capital To kick off St David’s Day week there’s a range of exciting events, bursting with Welsh produce.   A host of golden daffodils, the national symbol of Wales, will greet visitors to Cardiff Farmers Riverside Market this Sunday 28 February. The renowned market will be packed with stalls, and there will be a special tasting of the market produce. Expect hot Welsh cakes, farm reared meats, artisan vegetarian…

26/02/2016

Shane Filan announces Right Here Tour 2016 IRISH POP SUPERSTAR ANNOUNCES 2016 UK TOUR AND ITS COMING TO CARDIFF ST DAVIDS HALL WEDNESDAY 09 MARCH 2016 In the wake of releasing his hit album “Right Here” in September 2015, Shane Filan has announced a major indoor UK Tour taking in some of the UK’s best loved venues and the tour is coming to Cardiff St David’s Hall on Wednesday 09 March 2016. Shane says,“I am thrilled to be getting out…

20/02/2016

We took our children to see The Cat In The Hat based on the much loved book by Dr Seuss at The New Theatre, Cardiff. The age guidance is 3+ so our children aged 5 and 7 were suitably aged. Two children are fed up on a rainy day, having nothing to do whilst Mum is out, but this doesn’t last for long because a Cat in a Hat suddenly turns up at their house. Their goldfish starts to talk…

17/02/2016

UB40’s founding members Ali, Astro & Mickey are ready to make a triumphant return to UK arenas after having a successfull North American tour. Britains BIGGEST reggae band will be treating fans to a show packed with their biggest hits from their seminal albums Labour Of Love Parts I&II. We got to chat with Astro to find out what to expect from the upcoming tour and why he loves playing Cardiff. Wyburn & Wayne: Hi how’s things? Astro: Life’s good, just got back from gigging…