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12/02/2016

“At least 2 months before a Referendum, the Council must draw up, and consult upon, proposals for the operation of a Mayor and Cabinet executive. The proposals must identify which local choice functions are to be the responsibility of the executive under these arrangements, give a timetable for implementation, details of any transitional arrangements and outline ‘fall-back proposals’ (alternative proposals in the event that the Mayor and Cabinet proposals are rejected in the Referendum). The Council must send its proposals…

12/02/2016

007’s Latest Mission Available on Digital HD™ 19th February, Blu-ray™ & DVD 22nd February London, UK (January 5, 2016) – The 24th James Bond adventure SPECTRE, from Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, will be available to own on Digital HD™ on 19th February and on Blu-ray™ & DVD on 22nd February, it was announced today by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Taking in more than $850 million (USD) worldwide, SPECTRE dominated…

05/02/2016

Cardiff VIP Event For raising awareness and funds of George Thomas Hospice Care Day: Sunday Date: 14th February 2016 Time: 18:00 – Late Location: BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate St, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF10 1JA 3-course dinner & spectacular entertainment   Event information Sian Gunney and Nicky Piper MBE cordially invite you to an evening of special entertainment food and music. This promises to be a magical and unforgettable evening. The Valentines extravaganza includes some of the best talent and entertainment Wales…

05/02/2016

The Programme the Audience Decides! St David’s Hall Friday 18 March, 7.30pm Voting Extended to Friday 5 February Due to an Overwhelming Response! HAVE you ever been to concert and wished only your favourites were played, and nothing you weren’t familiar with? Well, wish no more as the third concert in Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2015/16 season is the Vote Overture where the audience decides what is performed! Votes are pouring in, and due to an overwhelming response the deadline has…

05/02/2016

MedicAnimal co-founder and Chief Veterinary Officer, Andrew Bucher, outlines five problems in pets that owners should never ignore. Commenting on these symptoms, Andrew Bucher said: “There are some symptoms that might seem unimportant but in actual fact could be signs of a serious, and potentially life-threatening, illness for your pet. If more people knew about what to look out for I am convinced we would prolong the lives of thousands of pets every year right across the UK.”   1….

05/02/2016

I have a massive pair of boobies. There, I have said it! A big weight off my chest (Smirk!). A friend once asked if my bra was a spare for Cardiff Parachute troupe. I have heard many gags and comedy names for both of my boobs. My Brad Pitts, Airbags, Hooters, Knockers, Norks and Baps have been with me much of my adult life. I was once a flat chested teenager, dying to grow something that would fill a bra…

05/02/2016

From The Jam +Support ‘The Public Gets What The Public Wants’ Tour @ Tramshed, Cardiff Thursday 24th November || 7.30pm £20 adv.stbf || 14+ Show Online Tickets: seetickets From The Jam return to Cardiff’s Tramshed by popular demand, this time on their ‘The Public Gets What The Public Wants’ tour! Featuring original Jam bassist Bruce Foxton, voted by NME as the “7th Most Influential Bass Player Of All Time”, From The Jam have been consistently selling out venues nationwide for…

05/02/2016

Half a million female and ethnic minority job seekers ignored   Nottx.com launches this week to champion their case Backs Government’s ‘name-blind’ CV initiative A resource for ethical hirers and recruiters   JANUARY 27, 2016 – Almost a half a million female and ethnic minority jobseekers in the finance and IT sectors1 will not be considered for roles this year purely because of the name on their CV, according to Nottx.com, the UK’s only ‘name-blind’ headhunting platform. The service is…

05/02/2016

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia comes with a multitude of emotions; devastation, fear, shock, panic and bemusement. But sometimes it can be a sense of relief and hope!! Yes, relief and hope. Please bear with me.  Fear is often caused by the unknown, uncertainty of what lies ahead and having to face up to a future that wasn’t planned for.  My column is here to offer hope and comfort by helping you understand what is happening to your loved one…

05/02/2016

Welsh National Opera will commemorate WW1 and the centenary of the Battle of the Somme with a world premiere of a new opera commissioned to mark the company’s 70th birthday.  In Parenthesis is acclaimed British composer Iain Bell’s adaptation of the epic poem by poet, writer and artist David Jones. The work is a remembrance of David Jones’ personal experience as a soldier at the Battle of Mametz Wood. Alongside the staging of the opera, WNO are embarking upon an…