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16/08/2019

Photo left to right:      Stuart Walker, Executive Medical Director, Cardiff and Vale UHB Bernie Day. Paul Morgan, Sepsis Lead and Consultant Intensivist, Cardiff and Vale UHB Steve Day, Terence Canning, Sepsis Trust Charity, Wales   The family of Rachel Day and the UK Sepsis Trust has teamed up to install Sepsis lifts wraps at University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough.   The eye catching wraps are on the main lifts at the two Cardiff and Vale University Health Board…

16/08/2019

After five years of planning, work has now begun on the foundations for Dogs Trust’s new re-homing centre in Cardiff with the charity releasing exclusive drone footage which shows the scale of the eight acre site from above.   The Re-homing Centre, located on Nettlefold Road in Splott, just two miles from Cardiff Bay, is set to open in 2021 and will help 1,000 dogs a year in and around the city.   Over 5,000* stray dogs were collected by…

16/08/2019

Welsh sporting icons Jade Jones and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson are among twelve top UK athletes competing for public votes after reaching the finals of this year’s 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards – the annual search to find the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded athlete and projects.   The Sporting Legend category in the Awards provides a golden opportunity to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the UK’s world class National Lottery funded athletes, whilst demonstrating the impact that National Lottery players have had…

14/08/2019

CLUB TROPICANA – WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE – 13 AUGUST 2019 By Alan Coulthard Most people love a good juke box musical and ‘Club Tropicana’ definitely comes into that category.  In fact, it is quite brilliant! What I like most is that, rather than use the lyrics and titles of the songs to progress the plot in the style of ‘Mamma Mia’ (which some would say is ‘artificial’ and ‘contrived’), in Club Tropicana the songs are weaved more naturally into the…

13/08/2019

Melissa Compton.   Ralph Oates recently published book: a round of boxing is a beautifully put together timeline of key events in the sport of boxing from 1891- 2017. The book which is conveniently split into 10 chapters or rounds as they are called each covering a specific time frame. A lot of the information in the first few is essential reading and a base point for the rest of the book with the Forward written by Gary ‘Dynamite’ De…

13/08/2019

Souls Awakening is pleased to be back at this fantastic venue for the Family Mind, Body, Spirit event for Summer 2019. After the success of last year’s event we are back with a bigger and better offering including NEW ice cream van, Street Food Vendors & New outdoor craft market. A beautiful day of enlightenment, relaxation and inspiration for all the family.  Insole Court will welcome the Mind Body Spirit event. It will offer you selection of therapies, sessions and…

11/08/2019

A MAGICAL NEW PRODUCTION FEATURING BALLET STARS OF THE FUTURE (3 PERFORMANCES ONLY) English Youth Ballet premiers a new production of Swan Lake at the New Theatre. It promises to be a traditional production but with particular emphasis on the rivalry between the seductive evil Black Swan Odile and the beautiful but vulnerable White Swan Odette, as they compete for the affections of the Prince. Set in Russia in at the time when the Marinsky Ballet was popular with the…

08/08/2019

South Wales Fire Service giving a talk to countryside organisations at Ruabon Mountain Firefighters from South Wales Fire Service spoke at a fire awareness day, organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), at Ruabon Mountain on August 1st. The 7,000-acre heather moorland, which is rich in grouse and waders including curlew and golden plover, has a strong collaboration between the graziers, gamekeepers, landowner and shoot captain. Craig Hope, from South Wales Fire Service, believes that reducing the risk…

08/08/2019

Nominations for the 22nd UK Coaching Awards are now open. Hosted by UK Coaching, the annual event will be held at The Tower Hotel London on the 5 December 2019 and will showcase the diverse work of coaches from all walks of life helping people improve their well-being and activity levels. UK Coaching’s research shows that the UK coaching community is diverse at grassroots levels, and through working alongside UK Sport and Sport England more is being done to attract…

08/08/2019

Wales’ largest celebration of diversity and equality is set to create its biggest throwback yet, as artists from the 90s will join the stage for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend. In honour of its first ever Pride which was held back in 1999, the Welsh LGBT+ charity is having a big 90’s birthday party on the evening of Sunday 25 August. The day will kick off with a trip to the musicals, which will include Welsh talent Peter Karrie, (who played…