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28/10/2014

There are just days to go in The Royal Mint’s search for a ‘distinctly British’ design for the reverse, or ‘tails’, side of the new £1 coin which is due to enter circulation from 2017. Members of the general public have until Thursday 30 October to submit their creative ideas for the nationwide competition which was launched by The Rt. Hon George Osborne, The Chancellor of the Exchequer in September. The lucky competition winner will earn a once in a…

28/10/2014

Welsh break away from UK chart music by displaying a taste for German band Scooter to help speed their rush-hour journey home New research by Vodafone and Spotify has revealed Cardiff workers display some eclectic tastes while rushing to and from the daily grind. While Chart favourites such as Ed Sheeran and Five Seconds of Summer feature heavily on rush hour playlists, it is German band Scooter that helps them rave their way out of the office. The band, who…

27/10/2014

Caerleon Child Care invited along members of the community to their Family Day on Saturday 27th September to present gifts, and cards of thanks, as part of their weeklong celebration of people that help us within the Llanishen community. Thanks were presented to representatives from South Wales Police, the fire service, School crossing patrols, teachers and NHS staff. As a reward for their own hard work the children and their parents were treated to lots of fun and activities at…

27/10/2014

Simon Geoffrey Kealy (“Mr Kealy”), sole director of The Cardiff Restaurant Company Limited (“CRC”), has been disqualified for 6 years by the High Court on 29 August for trading to the detriment of creditors, in particular HM Revenue & Customs. Mr Kealy’s disqualification follows an investigation by the Insolvency Service and prevents him from becoming directly or indirectly involved in the promotion, formation or management of a company for 6 years from 19 September 2014. Commenting on the disqualification, Sue…

27/10/2014

  2014 marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas’ birth and the ‘Dylan Thomas 100’ festival has been created to celebrate the life and work of this controversial Welsh poet. The festival hopes to ‘raise the profile of Dylan Thomas and of writing from Wales’ and to use the centenary as an ‘opportunity to revitalise his status and the study of his work, while cultivating a new generation of creative talent’ (1). It is an initiative I completely agree with. Although…

24/10/2014

A Cardiff business man has made a breath taking debut in the inaugural Ginetta Racing Driver’s Club series. Charles Ferguson, the 48 year old director of British Soil Ltd in Cardiff has always enjoyed cars and was persuaded to sign up the race series by his two sons, Stuart (12) and Oscar (11) who are successful kart racers from Llandow Kart Club. Both boys have their eye on the exciting Ginetta Junior race series for 14-17 year olds and which…

24/10/2014

With cold and flu season fast approaching, we’re about to start the long and difficult battle against nasty bugs and germs. Hands are the main pathways of germ transmission, with 80% of common infections being spread by hand[1]. The advice you’ve probably heard dozens of times from your doctor (wash your hands throughout the day) really does prevent infections. But, washing your hands constantly isn’t always convenient, especially when you’re on the go or busy at work. Hand sanitising is effective…

22/10/2014

Caerleon Child Care invited along members of the community to their Family Day on Saturday 27th September to present gifts, and cards of thanks, as part of their week-long celebration of people that help us within the Llanishen community. Thanks were presented to representatives from South Wales Police, the fire service, School crossing patrols, teachers and NHS staff. As a reward for their own hard work the children and their parents were treated to lots of fun and activities at…

20/10/2014

Britain’s Got Talent Runner Up  Lucy Kay is all heart this Christmas for a charity Concert guaranteed to warm the coldest of welsh hearts on Sunday 14th December at The City Hall in Cardiff.  This fantastic Christmas concert for the whole family will be a festive celebration of the best-loved musicals from The West End and Christmas Musicals! Join a cast of special artists from The West End including Britain’s Got Talent Opera Singer Lucy Kay and Kieran Brown from…

16/10/2014

  Would you like to exhibit your photography at one of Cardiff’s most prestigious exhibition spaces and have your photos published in Cardiff Life? Photo Junior has joined forces with I Loves The ‘Diff to create a one-off photography competition that gives everyone the chance to do just that. Cardiff Clicks is a fun and free competition sponsored by CPS Homes, sales and lettings,  that aims to bring families together and celebrate our city. It’s open to everyone, whether you’re…