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04/04/2015

Check out www.homebuildingshow.co.uk/welshoak in order to see if you can get free tickets for the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show at Birmingham’s NEC from 26th to 29th March! Happy Shopping!

04/04/2015

Rug: £49.95 (1.8×1.2m) or £89.95 (2.4×1.5m) and Pouffe: £109 www.cuckooland.com / 01305 231231 A simple and easy way to update an outdoor space is with colour in the form of an outdoor rug. As with indoor rooms, a rug outside will encourage guests into a space, draw furniture together and offer feet an alternative to bare ground. NEW for 2015: Istanbul Design  Whether you live in a spacious house or a tiny apartment, Fab Habitat rugs and pouffes available at cuckooland.com are a simple way to…

04/04/2015

CHRIS DAVIS FOR NORWELL LAPLEY PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS WINNER – Best Newcomer to Variety – 1996 WINNER – Encore Magazine’s “Entertainer of the Year” – 199 FINALIST– So You Think You’re Funny – 1997                               WINNER – BBC TV series Funny Business – 2008    Introducing award-winning Welsh comedian Rod Woodward, who became an overnight success in December when he was invited to perform at the 2014…

04/04/2015

S.A Brain & Co Ltd has announced its latest results which show operating profit acceleration and sales growth for Wales’ leading independent brewer and hospitality operator. For the year ending 30th September 2014, Brains unveiled that operating profit grew by 113% to £5.4m following the implementation of a management restructure.  Turnover grew to £123m, up £0.8m on the prior year and EBITDA accelerated to £13.0m, a year-on-year increase of +10%. In spite of a difficult trading landscape, growth was driven…

30/03/2015

Cardiff Schools Get Behind George Thomas Hospice’s Onesie Walk   Schools from all over Cardiff have pledged their support for George Thomas Hospice’s (GTHC) Onesie Walk through the City Centre on the 25th of April.   Pupils and staff from Cardiff High, Rhydypenau Primary, St Cyres, St David’s College, St John’s College and Whitchurch High have all signed up to the event which starts at 11am at the City Hall in Cardiff.   Meanwhile Fitzalan High, Willows High, Kings Monkton,…

27/03/2015

Dear Reader… From April 10th 2015 Wales Arts Review will no long be a fortnightly on-line magazine. Our new vision, the one our team has been working on tirelessly for the last 3 months, has been entirely focussed on delivering a modern and vital publication, one in tune with the needs and expectations of a contemporary global audience. And so, the new Wales Arts Review will be a constant rolling website, regularly updated with content, as and when that content…

26/03/2015

Local home improvement company, MPN Windows has once again been named ‘Best in Wales’ for customer satisfaction, meaning the family-run company has now collected this award an impressive four times! MPN Windows is a family business that recently celebrated their 20th Anniversary in business and this isn’t the only award they’ve won! MPN’s trophy comes from the independent window installers’ organisation Network VEKA, a unique, sectoral standards organisation that only accepts the very best, most professional window and door companies,…

26/03/2015

St David’s Hall Friday 3 April 7.30pm ALL aboard the Soul Train! The definitive disco-funk band Shalamar will Moonwalk through St David’s Hall next week.   There’s no better way to get down and boogie on a Friday night than to experience the L.A. trio live on 3 April. Relive all the unforgettable sounds of the 70s with a line-up including Howard Hewett, Jeffrey Daniel and Carolyn Griffey accompanied by a sensational seven-piece band.   Shalamar began life in 1977…

26/03/2015

  Studies find that pomegranate juice consumption plays a role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes Study in the Journal of Food Science finds that pomegranate extracts could reduce sugar in the bloodstream after meals (postprandial hyperglycemia) New UK juice formulation, a partnership between a juice manufacturer and a diabetes charity, removes sugar and harnesses antioxidant benefits to create an ‘arterial wash’   A group of recent studies have found growing evidence that pomegranate juice consumption can have a…

26/03/2015

    From iconic illustrations to prominent prints, there is no doubt that Andy Warhol is an inspiration to the modern generation. With his sassy, skilled silver hair, Warhol became a culture icon, familiarly known as the god of Pop Art.   Warhol was born in a working class suburb of Pittsburgh. As a young man he was interested in photography and drawing and attending free classes at the Carnegie Institute. He was frequently bed-ridden as a child due to…