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04/12/2014

A sell-out crowd at St. David’s Hall saw Eighties pop duo Erasure roll back the years with a vintage performance to delight their adoring fans. Frontman and singer Andy Bell, as ever the showman, kept the crowd on their feet from the moment the first song, `Oh L`Amour` was blasted out, while keyboard player Vince Clark was coolness personified while he worked his pop magic. The set list was literally like a greatest hits album, with the decibel levels rising…

03/12/2014

GET ready to twist and shout as Beatlemania takes over St David’s Hall for a special celebration of the world’s greatest ever band! Iconic tribute act The Bootleg Beatles will perform every era of the Fab Four’s legendary career from The Cavern to The Rooftop. With well over 4,000 concerts in more than 40 countries, this show has developed a huge reputation as the closest thing you’ll ever see to Liverpool’s finest. Not only will you be astonished by the…

03/12/2014

SCOTTISH pop perfectionists Deacon Blue are set to rock out St David’s Hall, and they are bringing one of Cardiff’s finest bands with them! Joining the Glaswegian legends will be local folk-rock duo Zervas and Pepper for what promises to be a thrilling double-bill of live music. Since forming in 1985, Deacon Blue have won over the masses; selling 6 million albums including two that have topped the charts, plus 12 singles that have stormed the Top 40. In September…

02/12/2014

The average dad suffers 22 injuries a year – because of the kids, it emerged yesterday. From accidental kicks to the face to bad backs from being a human climbing frame, the wear and tear on Britain’s dads was revealed in a study of 2,000 parents. In fact, the average dad of school-aged children experiences 22 injuries per year – eight of those while playing with the little ones. And dad also bashes his shin three times on something the…

01/12/2014

As one of the longest serving cardiologists at University Hospital of Wales I have had the privilege of working with hundreds of families with children with congenital heart defects, at some of the most difficult times in their life. My colleagues and I encounter a wide range of heart problems in children. Some are minor, but some are serious and life threatening. In many cases, the more serious problems are diagnosed when the baby is still in the womb, but…

28/11/2014

Caerleon Child Care who are based in Jump Indoor Play centre in Llanishen have supported the University Hospital of Wales for several years by collecting donations for the Land Ward to help bring a smile to the face of a child and their family while they are unfortunately spending time in hospital over the festive period. The nursery this year would like to extend their donated gifts to include the Young Teenage Cancer Ward and would like to ask the…

28/11/2014

Dr Siriol David at Ministry of Justice wins Professional of the Year Award. The Civil Service Awards ceremony, in association with Ernst and Young and Huawei, was held on Wednesday evening at the Foreign Office’s Lancaster House in London. Dr David, from Cardiff, has made a 30 year contribution to Psychological Services in Her Majesty’s Prison Service and is recognised particularly for her work in developing “through the gate” forensic psychological services in Wales. The service has improved the overall…

28/11/2014

“Would the world not be a better place if we could make it acne-free?” I think everyone with naturally problematic skin would agree a resounding “YES” to this question. As I’m one of them, when I read this claim I knew I had to try it: “To banish those stubborn spots and heal your skin from the inside out, try the newly reformulated help: clear skin supplement from Works with Water Nutraceuticals, which contains only 100% natural complexion-clearing ingredients that…

28/11/2014

There are some fantastic opportunities for young adults of 12-18 to join the Cadets at Ty Llewellyn Detachment in Cardiff. They parade at Ty Llewellyn Barracks, Morgan Street CF10 4FG between 1845hrs – 2100hrs every Monday and Wednesday night. The Army Cadets is a youth organisation, with military themed activities, encompassed within a Safe System of Training and CRB checks for all staff.  They are a youth community group inspiring for young adults to achieve and seek new opportunities and experiences. We…

24/11/2014

  Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, will be delivering a record number of gifts to homeless people with dogs this Christmas as requests from homelessness projects across the UK have increased by more than 12%, up from 1050 parcels last year to 1180 this year.   As demand for the Christmas hampers has doubled since 2010, Dogs Trust is asking the public to spread a little Christmas joy and buy a present for a dog in need….