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27/04/2015

Between Monday 6 April to Sunday 12 April almost £1.7 million (£1,660,458) in donations to four registered political parties in Great Britain were reported to the Electoral Commission as it releases the second of four weekly publications that will be published prior to the poll on 7 May. By law (The Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000), political parties must submit weekly donation and loan reports to the Commission if they are standing candidates in the UK parliamentary election…

27/04/2015

As this years election day approaches the debate surrounding who will be in power after 7th May is one which is impossible to avoid. An equally important question however, is how much will young voters affect the outcome? To answer this question we should consider whether our political system is achieving enough for young people. For political parties it is easy to guarantee safe votes by targeting traditional voters near an election by for example, protecting the winter fuel allowance…

27/04/2015

The Welsh Business Show in Cardiff is due to appear on local TV programme, Made in Cardiff, which attracts over 100,000 viewers. Presenter, Mariclare Carey-Jones, will be interviewing exhibitors and guests at the show, resulting in a 30-minute programme being produced and aired the following day on Sky 134, Virgin 159 and Freeview 23 at 8pm. “We are really pleased that Made in Cardiff has agreed to cover the show,” commented Emma Wilkins, MD, The Welsh Business Shows. “We are always…

23/04/2015

City Hall, Cardiff is set to be haunted by a trio of phantoms in a new musical celebration featuring two former Phantoms Nic Greenshields and Jeremy Secomb and Kieran Brown currently appearing in Phantom of The Opera. The 3 Phantoms will take to the stage at The City Hall in Cardiff, on Sunday 17th May at 7pm All of the artists have starred as The Phantom in the West End and are coming together for a great night of showstoppers…

23/04/2015

STARS AT YOUR SERVICE SUMMER BALL Be treated like Royalty and be waited on for the night by Celebrities at a Black Tie Charity Summer Ball with a Twist! An evening of fun as our Stars are “At Your Service” in aid of a great Welsh cause! Support Welsh Hearts/Calonnau Cymru – The Heart Charity for Wales at The Hilton Hotel on Saturday 13th June 2015. Tickets £39.95 each and includes a Sparkling Reception, 3 course dinner with coffee and…

23/04/2015

Airbnb boosts economy The benefits of growth to the local community are enormous. With 39,000 listings in the UK alone, our UK Economic Impact Study (Jan 2014) revealed that: Airbnb generated £502m ($824m) in economic activity in 1 year and supported 11,629 jobs. 80% of Airbnb hosts in the UK rent out only the home in which they live. 63% of hosts say that their Airbnb income helped them to pay bills they would otherwise struggle to pay. 53% use…

22/04/2015

The Hollies  St David’s Hall Sunday 26 April 7.30pm Limited Tickets Still Available! LEGENDARY Lancashire rock group The Hollies are set to take St David’s Hall by storm this Sunday (26 April) with a night of huge hits. At the height of the Swinging 60s, the group dominated the pop music scene with a staggering 231 weeks in the UK charts throughout the decade. They are one of the few British bands of the early 1960s that have never officially…

22/04/2015

The best street food show in the world just got better The British Street Food Festival 2015 heads nationwide with live music and more April 13th 2015: The finest traders in Britain (and beyond) have been cooking up a storm to win the British Street Food Awards since 2010, but this year they’re being joined by live music curated by Universal Music, street food crazy golf, live reviews of the food pages from some of the best journalists in the country…

22/04/2015

The Magic of Motown The Reach Out 50 Years of Motown Tour St David’s Hall Thursday 23 April 7.30pm Limited Tickets Still Available! ST DAVID’S Hall is transforming into the Hitsville USA for one night only this Thursday (23 April) as The Magic of Motown comes to Cardiff. The Motown headquarters based at West Grand Boulevard in Detroit was responsible for producing some of the greatest music ever recorded. And now you can relive this unforgettable era with the Reach…

22/04/2015

BT Team Revamp Hospice Website George Thomas Hospices’ (GTHC) revamped website, built by a team of specialist BT graduates, has been officially launched at the charity’s base in Cardiff today (08/04/15) The website provides an important gateway into the work of GTHC and for the first time supporters can now book events online, make a donation and find out more about the activities undertaken by the team at the hospice. The estimated value of BT’s support is around £15,000 and…