09/05/2019

  Cardiff’s green heart was in full bloom with the arrival of the annual Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show 2019. The focus of the show this year is on ‘wellbeing and inspiration for affordable gardens’. The RHS charity not only shared the best in gardening, but the best in weather as well. Expert, amateur and enthusiast gardeners were brought together in Bute Park by a scorching sun and a shared love for plants. Visitors were kept as busy as a…

07/02/2019

  The group is made up of representatives from Crimestoppers, as well as the Newport Serious Organised Crime Stakeholder Group who helped to launch the campaign today – including Gwent Police, Newport Council, Gwent Drug and Alcohol Service, Newport City Homes and Barnados.   The charity Crimestoppers today launched a new campaign in Newport to help target and prevent serious organised crime carried out by criminal gangs. Crimestoppers’ digital campaign will highlight the impact that these gangs have on our…

10/10/2018

Tenovus Cancer Care has announced a new partnership with Worldwide Breast Cancer to launch their Know Your Lemons® breast cancer awareness campaign in Wales. The global campaign has been used online in more than 90 countries around the world and translated into 16 different languages, helping to educate more than 200 million people. Its striking Know Your Lemons image, which is based on extensive patient research and advice from oncologists around the world, shows 12 common and less common symptoms…

04/07/2018

The British Heart Foundation Cymru (BHF) is calling on all crafty shoppers from Cardiff to help beat heart disease by taking part in The Big Stitch campaign. Launched on 1st July for two weeks, style seekers can help raise vital funds for life saving heart research, by buying an item from the Cardiff Albany Road BHF Cymru shop and adding their own personal stamp to it. The best will be in with a chance of winning one of three fantastic…

05/07/2017

Community groups in Wales are being invited to apply for a slice of £82,000 funding by the UK’s fourth largest building society. Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving community funding scheme has 164 pots of £500 to give away in 2017 and is urging organisations in Wales to put their name forward before the deadline on 31 July. The award-winning Grassroots Giving is now well into its 2017 campaign in a bid to give a financial boost to dozens of groups…

11/08/2016

Following its successful campaign to prevent women being removed from the Politics A-level, the Women’s Equality Party is once again calling on the Government to backtrack on its education policy. “We are asking the Secretary of State for Education to look again at the syllabus for the Philosophy A-Level and AS-Level, neither of which feature women,” said WEP leader Sophie Walker today. “It is frankly embarrassing that the syllabi for these two courses were approved without anyone noticing the absence…

09/08/2016

A book festival backed by award-winning writers and leading figures in Welsh public life has launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring a three-day festival aimed at promoting reading, writing and debate to the Welsh capital for the first time this autumn (28-30th October 2016). It comes in the year the city celebrates the centenary of its most famous literary son, Roald Dahl. Organisers Brian Meechan, Cerith Mathias and Anna Day are aiming to raise £5,000 via Indiegogo, a crowdfunding platform…

09/08/2016

CANCER RESEARCH UK has tripled its investment in pancreatic cancer, one of the hardest cancers to treat, since launching its research strategy in 2014 – according to new figures published. The charity increased spending on pancreatic cancer research – including improving diagnosis and treatment – to £18million in the 2015/16 financial year, tripling the £6million investment in 2013/14. One of the charity’s aims is to help tackle the rising rates of pancreatic cancer, in particular in women, as well as…

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…

10/11/2015

Heart Research UK are calling for choirs, schools, bands, singers and pubs up and down the country to support their Sing For Your Heart campaign this winter. Research has shown that singing is good for the heart and this is why Heart Research UK have chosen this as a fun idea for people to take on during the festive period and to raise money for the great work that they do. So far this year, they have gained support from…