20/08/2015

Deadline for entries: September 11 www.startupsawards.co.uk The 12th annual Startups Awards – the UK’s most prestigious awards for up-and-coming companies – are now open for entry. Sponsored by the UK’s favourite business insurance broker Simply Business and organised by Startups.co.uk, the number one website for start-ups and small businesses, the Awards recognise the success of Britain’s newest businesses which have been trading for four years or less. This year’s event will take place on Friday 27 November at the underground…

20/08/2015

After a highly successful Made by Hand in 2014, the event’s organisers are pleased to announce that they will be bringing Wales’ largest contemporary craft festival back to Cardiff for a second year, from October 30th to November 1st 2015.   Spread across three days in the heart of the city, at the historic and prestigious City Hall, Made by Hand brings together an exceptional, handpicked selection of 135 leading award-wining makers from all over Wales and the UK. The…

20/08/2015

Courageous locals show their support for The Commando Spirit Appeal to raise thousands for Royal Marines charity It’s survival of the fittest as two brave participants from Cardiff test their endurance by taking part in an arduous 30 mile training exercise designed to test the military’s most elite force. Tom de Souza (34) and David Cooper (50) from Cardiff will come face to face with one of the most difficult training exercises encountered by the Royal Marines when they take…

20/08/2015

A young rugby fanatic from Beddau near Llantrisant was able to watch his favourite team, Cardiff Blues, perform in the annual Judgement Day event despite breaking his leg during a training session at his local rugby club recently. Nine year old Osian, who plays for the under 10s team at Beddau Rugby Club, sustained a spiral fracture of his tibia during tackle practice which left him in a full leg cast for nine weeks. Despite being provided with crutches by…

08/07/2015

Everyone neglects their feet and then panic once it’s summer time! Flip flops and sandals aren’t very forgiving for women and men. Clip your toe nails with a toe nail clipper, taking time to do it in chunks to avoid snapping the nail. Use a rough emery file to smooth the edges of nail.  Give your feet a soak in warm water, it doesn’t need to be a pedicure bowl but best ask before you use the kitchen bowl! You…

07/07/2015

There’s much more to this summer’s festival scene than warm cider, soggy tents and yet another comeback tour. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to take part in the world’s biggest food fight, rock it out at the air guitar championships or parade through town in a coffin, this could be your lucky summer.  In fact, whatever your dream festival happens to be, the chances are it’s already been thought up and is happening somewhere on Europe’s…

06/07/2015

Walk to Remember, Cardiff. Cardiff Castle Sunday 30th August, 6:30pm 10k walk £10 registration fee, £100 fundraising target.   Every £100 you raise pays for a Marie Curie Nurse to look after someone with a terminal illness for five hours, in the comfort of their own home.  Sign up online at: Mariecurie.org.uk/walking-cardiff 08450524184

06/07/2015

The Tafwyl 2015 festival has managed to break all records to date, according to the organisers Menter Caerdydd. Over 34,000 people came through the gates of Cardiff Castle over the weekend of July 4-5, 2015 to enjoy the largest Welsh language community festival in the country – the highest number in the history of the free festival since it was established 10 years ago. This year was the first time that the highlight of the festival – the Tafwyl Fair,…

03/07/2015

WHEN you wish upon a star, your dreams come true! Those were the words sang by Jiminy Cricket in the 1940 children’s classic Pinocchio, but the song went on to represent the magic of Disney generally. Therefore, When You Wish… is a fitting title for Cardiff City Voices’ brand new show at St David’s Hall on Saturday 11 July. If you’re looking for the perfect family fun, then look no further! Adults and children alike will delight in hearing this…

03/07/2015

Cardiff, 3rd July 2015: Hosted by DHL, the Official Logistics Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015, and with less than 100 days to go until the Opening Match, the Webb Ellis Cup visits Cardiff as part of its UK and Ireland tour, marking the final countdown to this year’s showcase tournament. Welsh rugby player and DHL ambassador Martyn Williams commented: “I have always been so passionate about playing and supporting rugby in my home city so it’s extremely exciting to…