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12/06/2019

Nitro World Games Is Coming to Cardiff 23-24 May 2020!   Melissa Compton reviews the official signing ceremony to bring this unique sporting event to Cardiff. As you walk up the stairs to the Principality Stadium’s pitch, the sense that your about to witness an event that will be a historic moment in Action Sport history hits you. Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Welsh Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism, and Martyn Phillips Manager of the Principality Stadium were present along with…

12/06/2019

  Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has recently welcomed three overseas nurses to the team who have completed the Adaptation programme to become Band 5 Registered Nurses.   The Health Board runs the Adaptation programme to support nurses from overseas in gaining their Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) pin which means they can practice as a registered nurse in the UK.   Having successfully completed the programme Christine John, Maureen Burrows and Sonia Elias are now working as nurses…

11/06/2019

  Stroke survivors in Cardiff are being encouraged to use their experience to support others who’ve recently had a stroke. Following the celebration of Volunteers Week the Stroke Association is looking for more people like Haydn Canter from Barry, who had a stroke at 59, but has used his experience to make a positive difference. Haydn, who’s now 64, was left paralysed down one side, constantly tired and struggling to regain his independence following his stroke. He found spending time…

11/06/2019

Nitro World Games Wales 2020 Principality Stadium, Cardiff 23rd & 24th May 2020 More than 100 of the best athletes in sport’s most extreme disciplines will gather in Cardiff, Wales next spring when the world’s preeminent action sports competition takes place for the first time ever outside the U.S. Global sport and entertainment leaders Nitro Circus and Live Nation have partnered with Visit Wales, Principality Stadium and Cardiff Council to bring Nitro World Games Wales 2020 to Cardiff on the…

11/06/2019

  Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, the official charity of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, is joining with NHS Charities across Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England to host the NHS Big Tea throughout Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, from Monday 24th June to Sunday 7th July and everyone is invited to join in. People across the UK are holding tea dances, tea parties and are organising other events and activities to show appreciation for NHS staff and…

11/06/2019

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa   THE BBC Cardiff Singer of the World returns to St David’s Hall (Saturday 15 – Saturday 22 June) with the very best young opera talent globally competing for the prestigious prize. Over 400 singers applied worldwide, but only 20 singers made it through the rigorous selection process and will now have the chance to perform in front of a distinguished jury including José Cura, Frederica von Stade and Dame Felicity Lott. The singers will be…

10/06/2019

  CARDIFF, GET READY TO ESCAPE THE ORDINARY… In what could be the worst-kept secret of 2019 so far, The City Zip Company is excited to announce that it is bringing its thrilling zip wire attraction to Cardiff this summer, in the first ever event of its kind in the Welsh capital!   Allowing visitors the opportunity to launch themselves from 45 metres up off the roof of the voco St. David’s Hotel in Cardiff Bay, riders will travel 350…

10/06/2019

HOUSEHOLD FAVOURITE PETER ANDRE JOINED A CHALLENGE AGAINST THE CLOCK TO RESTORE AN ORCHARD TO ITS FORMER GLORY  THE ORCHARD OVERHAUL MARKS THE FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BULMERS AND THE ORCHARD PROJECT THE ORCHARD PROJECT CHARITY IS BREATHING LIFE INTO THE UK’S FORGOTTEN ORCHARDS ALONGSIDE PARTNER BULMERS, WHO HAVE A SHARED PASSION FOR ORCHARDING AND CHAMPIONING THE USE OF 100% BRITISH APPLES IN THEIR CIDER IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 200 COMMUNITY ORCHARDS HAVE BEEN CREATED TO BE USED BY THOUSANDS…

10/06/2019

  Four Scout leaders from the Cardiff and Vale area have been recognised for their service to Scouting with an invitation to a Buckingham Palace Garden Party. Mike and Mo Lewis, both leaders with 1st Rhiwbina, have, between them, given young people in Rhiwbina over 110 years in services teaching them the Skills for Life through Scouting. Chris Parsons, the current District Commissioner for Tir a Mor, which covers Barry, Rhoose, Cowbridge, Llanwit Major, St Athan and St Brides, leads…

10/06/2019

  Footballer, philosopher, actor… Spaceman: Eric Cantona adds another string to his bow announcing he is going to space – to prove that Kronenbourg is not just le taste supreme in the world, but in the entire universe. To commemorate Cantona’s announcement, Kronenbourg has created a world-first levitating monument of Eric – featuring the Frenchman dressed in a spacesuit and floating in thin air Seemingly defying the laws of gravity, the statue uses state-of-the-art magnetic technology to enable the homage…