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25/03/2015

Wales rugby legend Adam Jones needs no introduction. However, as a very excited Christian Amodeo, from CPS Homes, Cwtch Magazine, discovers, there’s more to the 34-year-old former British and Irish Lions Test tighthead and three-times Wales Grand Slam winner than world-class heft and a trademark hair-do. How was training today? Hard. Tuesday’s session involves more contact: hitting each other. You recently moved to Cardiff Blues after such a long time and so many successes at Ospreys. How have you found…

25/03/2015

Safe and Sound campaign – Karl Denning Karl Denning, 45, was left in fear of leaving the house after being hit twice by the same quiet electric vehicle near his home in Dudley. Karl, who lost his sight in an industrial accident in 2009, applied for a guide dog shortly after the second terrifying experience.   The incidents took place before Karl was partnered with his guide dog, Quasi. He relied on a long cane, and was walking the familiar…

25/03/2015

Guide Dogs joins forces with Paralympian Libby Clegg to highlight dangers of quiet vehicles on our roads   Leading charity Guide Dogs has teamed up with Paralympian Libby Clegg to call on the public to back a change.org petition, to protect pedestrians from the dangers posed by quiet cars. Quiet hybrid and electric vehicles are 40% more likely to collide with pedestrians than cars with a regular combustion engine¹. Guide Dogs wants the government to make it compulsory for all…

25/03/2015

  The play, ‘Trevor’s House’ by Pontypool-based scriptwriter, Bob Rogers tells the story of terminally ill Byron Price who spends much of his time writing dreadful songs and sending them to famous singers. His adult son, Trevor, has special needs and loves computer games. Byron’s two mercenary daughters circle like vultures, waiting to snatch the family home.   Rogers, whose successes include the highly-acclaimed BBC comedy series ‘Kerr in the Community’, produced by Gareth Gwenlan and the BAFTA nominated TV…

25/03/2015

“Stress Buster” Fitness Offer coincides with Stress Awareness Month. Enrollment starts on 13th April 2015 According to the Regus Group, stress levels in the workplace are rising with 6 in 10 workers in major global economies experiencing workplace stress. But pressure on the job is just one cause of stress. Money issues, one’s health and lack of sleep are also factors known to cause stress.   With April being Stress Awareness month, B Fit Personal Training are launching their “April Stress…

24/03/2015

Results from a new study into ethical behaviour in Britain, ahead of World Water Day on the 22nd March, published today   •    Wales shown as 2nd most ethical part of the UK, after East Anglia •    76 per cent of those living in Wales donate to charity   •    85 per cent of Welsh recycle every day, compared to 67 in London   New research commissioned by the UK’s leading ethical bottled water company, One Water, in a bid…

21/03/2015

    How do you feel about getting through to the live show on Saturday? Quite nervous but really looking forward to it. I’m excited just to get out there and do it and make the most of my time on The Voice   Has your confidence grown because you’ve come across as quite shy? It’s overwhelming but ive started to get the hang of things and i’m just trying to enjoy myself.   How do you feel going from living…

20/03/2015

Blue St David’s Hall Monday 23 March 7.30pm BRITAIN’S best boyband Blue are back and are stopping off at St David’s Hall next Monday (23 March).   Since forming 2000, the boys have sold 40 million singles and 16 million albums worldwide including three No.1s of each format. Blue burst onto the UK music scene in May 2001 with the anthemic All Rise and were immediately on their way to pop stardom. Hit singles including Fly By, Too Close, One…

18/03/2015

  Gather friends and family round the dinner table with this beautifully simple dish for sukiyaki, a popular Japanese hot pot. Thin slices of beef, cubed tofu and a variety of fresh vegetables are simmered in a delicate broth that’s surprisingly sweet yet savory. For a truly Japanese experience, simply serve with a raw egg dipping sauce to enhance the flavor! The Yutaka brand was first launched in 1995 and is the leading Japanese range in 16 countries across the…

18/03/2015

A luxury home interiors store that will excite all of your senses! Cardiff is set to be the home of the most exciting home interiors store that the city has ever seen.  Featuring exclusive products never before been available to the retail market alongside handcrafted pieces from Wales, Pad Deco will fascinate all those that enter.  Pad Deco is the vision of International Award Winning Interior Design Penelope Allen and highly successful entrepreneur Joseph Lloyd. Set to open on Wednesday…