02/07/2015

Nathan Wyburn posed with giant eye mascots The Protectors in Cardiff today (30 June), as a new survey reveals people in Wales expose their unprotected eyes to dangerous levels of UV light during the summer months. The Think About Your Eyes campaign found that Welsh people are exposing themselves to an average of 1 hour and 47 minutes of sunlight every day, seven times over the safe daily limit recommended by experts*, and damaging their vision despite over half (52%)…

02/07/2015

Wales’ largest Welsh language community festival Tafwyl returns to Cardiff Castle this weekend with a 2 day free event. Now in its tenth year, Tafwyl celebrates and showcases the use of Welsh in our Capital City by bringing together the biggest names in Welsh arts, culture and sport against the stunning backdrop of Cardiff Castle. Fresh from Glastonbury festival, Radio 1 DJ and Tafwyl ambassador Huw Stephens will open the inclusive festival, organised by Menter Caerdydd, which welcomes people of…

02/07/2015

Local charity Welsh Hearts have teamed up with one of Cardiff’s most popular places to be, Cathedral 73 to offer you a summer “alfresco” ladies lunch on Friday 17th July. You can dine on the patio of Cathedral 73 and enjoy a sparkling reception, gorgeous lunch and cocktails galore. Entertainment is also provided throughout the day. This is a great event for coming together with friends and meeting new people and supporting the work carried out by Welsh Hearts. All of the money raised from…

02/07/2015

Creative-Crafts-Cardiff Fundraising Group are raising money on August 22nd 2015 At St Fagans Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Road,St Fagans,Cardiff From 10:00-16.00 for Marie Curie in Cardiff Creative-Crafts-Cardiff Fundraising Group has arranged a St Fagans Fete to raise money for this fabulous charity there will be activities throughout the day for all the family with live entertainment a bounce castle, face painting, magician, craft stalls, local businesses, cake competition, a raffle, dance exhibition, hot food and refreshments. The St Fagans Fete promises…

02/07/2015

Tim Vine Launches National Photography Competition With Maritime Exhibition During Seafarers Awareness Week   June 2015 A unique exhibition, which brought a sense of the sea back to some of our Country’s veteran mariners, was organised by national maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. The exhibition, which took place during Seafarers Awareness Week (20-28 June), marked the launch of its third annual maritime photography competition. The photographs were displayed during the annual Seafarers Awareness Week celebrations at the Royal Alfred…

02/07/2015

Festival No. 6, the spectacular finale of the UK’s summer festival , has revealed legendary Mancunian indie rockers James as the surprise co-headline act on Sunday night. Following critical acclaim for last year’s La Petite Mort album, the band has been on the road entertaining huge crowds with sets blending classic hits and more contemporary material from their impressive back catalogue. Jim Glennie from James says “I love Portmeirion and I can’t believe we are going to play a gig…

02/07/2015

  Featuring Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra & Compère Wynne Evans    St David’s Hall   Sunday 19 July, 3pm   GET ready to experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood as St David’s Hall is transformed into A Night at the Oscars! The Family Prom (Sunday 19 July, 3pm) is the perfect way to spend quality time with your loved ones on a fun-filled afternoon for all ages. Join us on this rollercoaster ride along the red carpet as Cardiff Philharmonic…

01/07/2015

Care chief says the new legislation is “utter madness” A number of nursing homes in Cardiff could be forced to close because of new UK Government rules, a social care chief has warned. The controversial legislation will force non-European workers to return home if they are not earning at least £35,000 after six years – and that will include well-qualified nurses working in social care. According to Care Forum Wales, the body that represents the independent social care sector in…

01/07/2015

  Aseptika Ltd announces the latest release of its Activ8rlives App for Health Monitoring and Food Diary version 3.2. This latest addition allows users to record data from Activ8rlives’ growing range of consumer-focused health monitors and store these data in both the Activ8rlives web-servers and Apple’s Health App (HealthKit) on iPhones to share with data from other health-related Apps.   Health information that can be collected as standard by Activ8rlives and shared with Apple Health includes: Steps, weight, BMI, body…

01/07/2015

Julie James AM, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, visited RNIB’s head office in Cardiff today to officially launch the Online Today service in Wales. Online Today is a Lottery funded UK-wide project that will support blind and partially sighted people to get online.   A team of digital inclusion officers and volunteers are working with people with sight loss, or who are deaf or hard of hearing, to help them gain confidence in using digital technology in everyday life….