26/10/2021

Wales’ gold medal Olympic boxing champion, Lauren Price, has today added yet another accolade to her name after being crowned Olympian of the Year in the 2021 National Lottery Awards. Following Tokyo, Lauren Price, returned to Pontypool Amateur Boxing Club where her amazing trajectory towards Olympic stardom began. She was presented with the inaugural Olympian of the Year National Lottery Award by her grandmother, Linda Price – who Lauren hails (along with her late grandfather Derek Price) as one of…

29/04/2021

We are delighted to announce the launch of Where’s my space? a collaborative digital project that has brought together Ffotogallery, the national photography agency for Wales, and PAWA254 in Kenya, a dynamic arts and cultural collaborative hub that houses, fosters and catalyses creative and community-driven projects for social change. The project is made possible by British Council, Wales through its Go Digital programme focusing on digital initiatives and responses of the arts and creative industries sector in Wales and the…

15/10/2018

***We’re sharing the news but we certainly don’t hate the English at Cardiff Times.  We only want to beat them at Rugby!*** Why Does Everyone Hate The English? HISTORY® joins Al Murray to find out in new series. New research conducted in time for the second episode of the new HISTORY® TV series, Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate The English? (premieres on 15th October at 9pm), has revealed that football is one of the main reasons why Welsh people…

10/10/2018

Cardiff’s Willows High School has received more than 30 laptops from Circle IT, which has introduced a scheme to regenerate a range of IT consumables and donate them to local schools across South Wales. Cardiff Gate-headquartered, Circle IT, made the donation as part of its commitment to benefiting those in the local community and it’s now hoped that many of Willows 600-plus pupils will benefit from the opportunities the technology offers. The laptops will replace the aging IT desktop equipment…

03/10/2018

Claire Gaffey, from Swansea, is the face of this year’s Memory Walk TV ad. Claire, 44, was delighted to be picked to front the charity’s biggest annual fundraising event and is excited for Memory Walk to return to her home city on Saturday 13 October. Claire said “I was over the moon – filming the ad was great fun. It really made me feel that I could do my little bit.” She was skiing in the Alps when she heard…

01/10/2018

A talented young footballer who received a traumatic brain injury from an unprovoked assault is running the Cardiff Half Marathon for Cardiff & Vale Health Charity to say thank you to the staff at the University Hospital of Wales for saving his life. Kristian Speake was taken to the University Hospital of Wales following an assault in Haverfordwest in February 2018. Kristian tells us his story: “For 24 days I was in a coma on the Critical Care Unit at the Heath…

25/09/2018

Staff working for Bellway Wales – which has its divisional head office in Cardiff – have raised and donated an amazing £12,745 for Cancer Research UK over the past two years. Fundraising events were organised by employees from the Cardiff office in St Mellons and the division’s developments across South Wales and Gloucestershire, with the totals raised by staff boosted by double match funding from Bellway’s head office in Newcastle upon Tyne. Further events are now already being planned for…

25/09/2018

A YOUNG graduate who started going to church because so many of the clients he cares for are religious is in the running for a top award. Ross Camacho’s dedication was rewarded when he was shortlisted as a finalist at the prestigious Wales Care Awards, know as the social care Oscars.  He began attending Cornwall Street Baptist Church near his Cardiff home last October and he was baptised this August at the age of 23. “Most of my clients, particularly…

24/09/2018

Members of the public will have the opportunity to hear first-hand what lessons have been learned by water companies following March’s spell of severe cold weather, which left thousands of homes and businesses in Wales without running water.  The Consumer Council for Water will meet at SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff this Friday (28th September) and is inviting the public along to hear from representatives of Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and Hafren Dyfrdwy. The companies will explain what steps they are…

19/09/2018

BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) has announced the launch of its highly acclaimed Composition: Wales project for 2019, which will take place in January and February 2019 in BBC Hoddinott Hall led by conductor and composer B Tommy Andersson. For the past 17 years, the project has provided aspiring and talented Welsh composers with the opportunity to have their music rehearsed and performed in front of an audience. Composition: Wales has established itself as one of the most…