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04/04/2015

Allergy Awareness Week runs from 20th April to 26th April and is organised by Allergy UK to support allergy sufferers and raise awareness of the issues they face.   In the UK, the number of allergy sufferers increases by five per cent year on year, with half of those affected being children[1]. With such a large amount of adults and children affected, the development of products that are allergy friendly is key in helping sufferers minimise their symptoms.   Aquaint…

04/04/2015

Spring is officially in the air and, of course, it is the perfect time to spruce up the house and dabble in a bit of DIY. However, without the right knowledge, many seemingly-simple DIY jobs can end in a costly disaster – leading to thousands of pounds of repair work. Here, Julie Spinks, at WaterSafe, the UK’s national plumbing assurance scheme, tells you what you need to know: Do… Do use a plumber that is qualified and WaterSafe registered, you…

04/04/2015

  S.A. Brain & Co Ltd. has confirmed the discovery of a natural ‘ale spring’ by one of its brewery employees. The beer source was discovered last week by packaging manager Bev Ridge, 39, from Pontypridd, who was rambling in the Brecon Beacons at the time. Mrs Ridge comments: “I’ve seen plenty of natural water springs whilst on my hikes across Wales, but never in my wildest dreams imagined I’d find a beer spring – I’ve struck gold! It’s not…

04/04/2015

Head Chefs’ and General Managers’ from Bistrot Pierre gathered in Birmingham this week to share their skills, experiences and talents, and run though the new spring/summer bistrot menu, due to launch March 31st 2015. Patricia Diez Sanchez, Head Chef from Bistrot Pierre Cardiff joined 25 other chefs’ and general managers’ at the one day event in Birmingham led by the independently owned bistrot group’s Director of Food Development, Ajay Barak, in preparation for a local ‘cook-off’ event. “We’ve been busy…

04/04/2015

Join national charity Together for Short Lives and children’s hospice services across the country for this year’s Children’s Hospice Week (11-17 May 2015). It’s the UK’s only awareness raising and fundraising week for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and the services, like children’s hospices, that support them. This year Children’s Hospice Week will be focussing on Making every moment count to highlight how precious time is for families caring for a child who may not live to reach adulthood and how children’s…

04/04/2015

Hey guys, I am a 22 year old bluesman, from Cardiff, South Wales. I’ve been playing the guitar for coming up to 9 years now, and the thrill of picking a guitar up, still excites me as much now, as it did when I was a  14 year old boy. I am massively influenced by the great British blues men, of the 1960’s and 1970’s; Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Rory Galagher, Paul Kossoff etc. However it wasn’t long before I…

04/04/2015

Cardiff based law firm, Martyn Prowel Solicitors, is to hold a charity evening to raise money for the Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity, LATCH. The fundraiser, which includes a three course dinner and charity raffle, will be held at Miss Jones bar and restaurant in Whitchurch Village, Cardiff on Monday, 27th April at 7pm. The law firm is aiming to exceed the total raised for LATCH at last year’s event at the venue, which was attended by 60 guests and generated…

04/04/2015

SPRING is here and the days are finally getting brighter. And although it’s still a bit cold outside, you’ll always be afforded a warm welcome at St David’s Hall. April promises yet another action-packed month at the National Concert Hall of Wales with a schedule crammed full of diverse entertainment from cracking kids’ shows to dazzling dancing. Plus, there’s top music from a few household names and a healthy dose of nostalgia added to the mix. Say “Yes” to mischief…

04/04/2015

Happy Saturday!   Now that Spring has arrived and the sun is shining, we wanted to share with you some great tips, products and ways to help you avoid the dreaded symptoms that come with hay fever!

04/04/2015

New research from natural fruit bar, Fruit Heroes, reveals:   –     86% of parents in Cardiff are concerned about their child’s diet –     60% of Cardiff parents don’t think the UK’s nutritional guidelines for kids are clear –     Guidelines and reports have been so confusing to parents in Cardiff that a staggering 27% (the highest in the UK) think eating fruit is unhealthy –     Almost half of parents in Cardiff don’t know what the 5-a-day guideline is –     84% of…