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11/06/2015

Local fundraising group, Giving to Pink has come together to raise money and awareness for a Specialist Breast Care Unit in South East Wales. The fundraising group, formed in September 2014 is actively working to raise awareness of the need for a Specialist Breast Care Unit within the Cwm Taf  area. The group is made up of a team of volunteer fundraisers all of whom have had their lives touched in some way by breast cancer. Since September 2014 the…

11/06/2015

New Design Agency Lends a Creative Hand to Small Local Businesses Candid Creative Studio, an innovative, design agency specialising in print and web design, has opened its doors this month, to offer creative support to Penarth’s small business owners. The agency, now based on Queens Road, Penarth, offers a range of creative services from print solutions such as banners, leaflets, flyers, and business cards to branding and web design services in both English and Welsh. Since it’s establishment in 2011,…

11/06/2015

Sarah-Jane Therapies (Beauty, Holistic and Massage Therapist) Gives Her Advice. I have been asked by a few people about Gel nails and the difference between Acrylic nails…. so I have attempted to give my views and experience on the subject. Our hands, and fingernails are often used as a barometer of our status and how much we look after ourselves. Some nails are covered in dirt from the garden, some have chipped varnish, and some are so long and bright…

10/06/2015

This year, Colour Festival once again invaded Splott Warehouse in order to put on another colourful extravaganza for all you Cardiff music lovers, and this time they aimed to be bigger and better. And nothing says big like a big wheel and a collaboration between MTV, the Holi Festivals of Colour, and Sourz – a drink loved and feared in equal measures. Cardiff Times, being the helpful creatures we are, have devised a list of dos and don’ts that you…

10/06/2015

A charity zip wire event hosted by St. David’s Hotel & Spa has raised an impressive £27,000 for Tenovus Cancer Care. The cheque was presented to Chief Executive, Claudia McVie from the charity in a ceremony on the rooftop of the hotel this week. Over 160 people were sponsored to take part in this exhilarating challenge, which took place over two days in May. Brave participants flew over the Bay on a zip wire, beginning on the roof of St…

10/06/2015

Did you know that two fifths (40%) of people from Cardiff think the flushing toilet is the most significant invention in the last 125 years? To mark its 125th year anniversary this week, UIA Insurance have released an exclusive survey of 5,000 people asking what makes Brits tick in 2015. Independent expert and Social Historian, Ruth Goodman (credits include BBC’s 24 Hours in the Past and Victorian Farm) visited St Fagans Museum in Cardiff to provide a comparison between 2015 and the…

10/06/2015

Pump Pal is a new auto gadget invented by Gary Powell and Mark Jenkins: two entrepreneurs with strong rugby roots. Pump Pal is an auto gadget invented to change the way British motorists refuel their vehicles, with the gadget fitting on any petrol pump to keep the fuel trigger engaged, allowing you the luxury of hands free refuelling. It’s simple, effective and once you try it you won’t want to give it back. Celebrities from the auto, music and sporting industries have…

10/06/2015

This month, Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline begins its second month-long on board collection this year to raise vital research funds for its chosen charity partner, Cancer Research UK.  In February, generous passengers raised over £35,000 boosting the total amount raised by Flybe passengers and staff since 2009 to more than £500,000. Passengers on all of the airline’s flights operated from Cardiff this month will be invited to make a donation and help bring forward the day when all cancers…

04/06/2015

Conference looks at growing the BEST sustainable talent for Wales People involved or interested in the built environment sector in Wales, issues of equality and diversity, or education and training, are being invited to a special conference in Cardiff next month. The free half-day event, Growing the BEST Sustainable Talent for Wales, is organised by Built Environment Sustainability Training (BEST), which is based in the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University, and aims to put Wales at the forefront…

04/06/2015

The EEF/Aldermore Future Manufacturing Awards, which celebrate the success of manufacturers across Britain, are now open for entries. Welsh winners in 2014 included Mollertech Ltd for the Business Efficiency Award and Schaeffler UK for the Manufacturing Champion Award. Another winner from Wales was Daniel Biggs of JCB Transmissions, for Manufacturing Student of the Year and Outstanding Achievement by a Final Year Apprentice. Paul Byard, Director for Wales at EEF, said: “Our highly recognised Future Manufacturing Awards opens doors for the…