07/06/2016

This weekend sees a push by organisations committed to getting young people to register to vote in the EU referendum. Wake Up And Vote, a volunteer organisation encouraging young people to vote in the referendum, and Bite the Ballot, an organisation committed to empowering young voters, have released a new video to raise awareness of the deadline. It is a filmed live stunt – giving real young people a surprise when they went to register. It’s demonstrating that no-one else…

07/06/2016

  Cardiff’s only 5 star hotel, The St David’s Hotel & Spa, challenged Welsh capital’s adrenaline junkies to take part in a once in a lifetime zip wire event in Cardiff Bay on the 5th and 6th May. The zip wire challenge, which took place over two days, was held in support of Welsh charity The Princes Gates Trust, the Hotel’s chosen charity partner for 2016.  More than 200 people, of ages ranging from 12 to 96, took to the…

12/05/2016

Birmingham’s reggae legends UB40 have announced a twenty-two-date UK tour for autumn 2016. Featuring UB40’s founding members Jimmy Brown (drums), Robin Campbell (co-lead vocals and guitar), Earl Falconer (bass, vocals), Norman Hassan (percussion, vocals) and Brian Travers (sax and keys), plus Duncan Campbell (lead vocals), Martin Meredith (sax and keys), Lawrence Parry (trumpet) and Tony Mullings (keys), fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town, ‘Cherry Oh Baby’, ‘(I Can’t Help)…

12/05/2016

On 6th April 2016 Jess Shanahan set out from Plymouth on a 20 day journey across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland – finishing in Galway on 26th April. The road trip, named Route 57 for its 57 ‘must see’ destinations along the way, included stops in cities, villages, forests, and national parks – documenting the journey with photos and video. The route was designed by Jurys Inn Hotels, and driven in a Kia Soul EV supplied by DriveElectric, using electric…

12/05/2016

  The work of the winners of a new annual research award presented in memory of a Welsh woman who campaigned for women’s rights across the world are to be shared with the Welsh Government. Welsh Government Finance Minister Jane Hutt, who presented the first Audrey Jones Memorial Awards for Feminist Scholarship at the Wales Assembly of Women conference, asked for copies of the research to be sent to her so as she could share them with Welsh Government. Jane,…

10/05/2016

    Dynamic leisure operator CG Restaurants & Bars is set for its next stage of growth, with the exciting announcement that it will be joining the Welsh capital’s booming nightlife scene in September 2016. Embarking on their first stage of national expansion, Dirty Martini has secured the former Maddison site on 71-72 St Mary Street, Cardiff. Excited to join the thriving community of successful bars and clubs, the group will be investing circa £1M in the refurbishment of the…

06/05/2016

Football fever is heading to the Vale Sports Arena as Premier league giants Everton FC and a unique Euro 2016 Soccer Camp to celebrate Wales qualification, head to the Vale Sports Arena in partnership with PG10 Coaching.   The opportunities are open to children and young people aged 5-14yrs old; of all abilities.   On 4th 5th June; to celebrate Wales Qualification to the Euro 2016 in France there is a special 2 day Euro 2016 Soccer Camp with the Principality Stadium in Cardiff during…

19/01/2016

The website for a campaign for Cardiff to have Wales’ first directly elected mayor was launched on Monday 18th January. The campaign has been established by a cross party group including individuals from the business world with the aim of collecting enough signatures from the Cardiff electorate to trigger a referendum. The websites www.mayorforcardiff.wales and www.maerigaerdydd.cymru have been launched to give information about the campaign, including its supporters, and includes a downloadable petition. The campaign will be formally launched at…

19/01/2016

Olympic hero Colin Jackson has once again teamed up with Prostate Cancer UK to deliver a series of fundraising runs for men and boys next June. In 2016 and 2017, Prostate Cancer UK will continue to be the Official Charity Partner of the Sanlam Go Dad Run, a series of fun 5km and 10km jaunts designed to bring male members of the family together, alongside their friends, teammates and work colleagues. Launched in 2013, Go Dad Run is the brainchild…

19/01/2016

Dedicated and hard-working volunteers, coaches, and players across Wales will be celebrated at the annual Tennis Wales awards. Judges have shortlisted finalists in 10 categories for the awards night to be held on Saturday 20th February 2016 at the Royal Welsh College Music and Drama in Cardiff. “The awards not only recognise success on court, but also those who make it possible for thousands of people of all ages and abilities to enjoy tennis at so many venues and in…