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17/02/2015

  Outlander star Sam Heughan – along with Fight Camp Glasgow’s John Valbonesi and Bear Strength Clothing – is calling for fans to take the #PeakPledge as part of his My Peak Challenge campaign in aid of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.  As the countdown to the official My Peak Challenge Weekend on 14 and 15 March begins, the Hollywood star is encouraging fans to take to Twitter and post their personal #PeakPledge. Whether it be a mental goal or active…

17/02/2015

On Wednesday 4th February, I was fortunate enough to attend the opening night of ‘The Comedy of Errors’, presented by the Clock Tower Theatre Company. This Shakespearian Comedy was the fourth of the Clock Tower’s productions, after the company was founded 18 months ago by drama graduates Steve Bennett and Minty Booth. Returning to the Gate after their performance of ‘Orpheus’ in July, ‘The Comedy of Errors’ was staged in the contemporary setting of the Café Bar of the Gate…

16/02/2015

Fans Invited to Vote for Cardiff to Become Property Space in New MONOPOLY HERE & NOW Game CARDIFF, WALES (February 16, 2015) – Cardiff resident Laura Schwormstedt kicks-off campaign to put the city on a new MONOPOLY board, encouraging locals to vote for Cardiff in global BuzzFeed vote. In celebration of the MONOPOLY brand’s 80th anniversary, Hasbro has teamed up with social news and entertainment company BuzzFeed to ask fans to choose which great cities around the world will be…

16/02/2015

Two in three couples spent the most romantic night of the year inside on the couch rather than going out for a candle-lit dinner or seeing a romantic film at the cinema, new research from Furniture Choice revealed. The survey of 1000 UK couples found that on Valentine’s Day 67% of us celebrated by staying home with our significant other. In fact, only one in five (21%) UK couples went out and celebrated.  Regionally, Birmingham topped the list of intimate…

13/02/2015

Worldpay data shows economic impact on local businesses when the rugby comes to town  England, France and Ireland all got off to a winning start in this year’s Six Nations, but data from Worldpay, the UK’s leading payments processor, suggests pubs and bars are also celebrating as they look back at a record-breaking weekend. The biggest winners by far were Welsh bars and pubs, though whether that is enough to offset the disappointment of losing to England is another matter….

11/02/2015

Sing-a-Long-a Frozen is set to take St David’s Hall by snowstorm this half-term holiday with plenty of fun festivities in store for the kids! The smash hit Disney film has become a global sensation since its premiere in 2013 with its unavoidably catchy songs. On Monday 16 February, there are three enchanted performances at 11am, 3pm and 6pm with screens showing the lyrics to help you sing along with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and the lovable Olaf. Parents and children alike…

11/02/2015

Wales Biggest Amateur Baking Competition Is Back! The Great Roath Bake Off returns on May 9th at St Andrews Church Hall on Wellfield Road for its fifth consecutive year. The event has grown with each year and this year promises to be the biggest yet sponsored by CPS Homes. We were overwhelmed by the success of last years event which raised thousands of pounds for local charities. Our aim this year is to raise even more and still make it…

09/02/2015

Have you watched the most recent film adaptation ‘The Great Gatsby’ with Leo Dicaprio and thought to yourself, “I want to go to one of these parties.” Now, we can. With Best Parties Ever 1920s themed night, it has all the glitz and glamour of The Roaring Twenties and you can feel like you’re in Jay Gatsby’s house dancing the night away. Including a four course meal, with entertainment of acrobats and aerialists (whose strength is beyond me) throughout the…

06/02/2015

The  “Expect Success” Month is the perfect springboard to put a fitness plan together that will help you get that much closer to living the life of your dreams.  B Fit PT are celebrating Expect Success month by offering new clients a first step:  a free personal fitness evaluation and consultation and three free fitness sessions. “The term “Expect Success” is very optimistic.  And that’s what we need right now with all that’s going on in the world.  Forget negative thinking.  Make 2015 the year of positive thinking…

06/02/2015

Almost half of online adults aged 18+ in Wales (46 per cent) say they always, or almost always do nothing when they see someone in the street who is homeless, compared to 54 per cent across the UK. More than a quarter of people in Wales say the main cause of homelessness is alcohol or drug addiction (30 per cent), followed by debt (20 per cent), according to new research commissioned by The Salvation Army and carried out by Ipsos…