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Cardiff Airport Announces Its Second Direct UK Destination In Norwich

Cardiff Airport Announces Its Second Direct UK Destination In Norwich

Forget London, Manchester or indeed Birmingham. Cardiff Airport chiefs have unveiled this week that the second direct UK destination from the Welsh capital is Norwich.
Journey time cut to just over one hour
Famed for Delia Smith, Coleman’s Mustard and of course the fictional character Alan Partridge, historic Norwich isn’t such a strange choice as people might think. Aside from being the …

American Burger Chain Five Guys, Set To Create 50 New Jobs With The Opening Of Cardiff Restaurant

American Burger Chain Five Guys, Set To Create 50 New Jobs With The Opening Of Cardiff Restaurant

American burger chain Five Guys is set to join the ranks of McDonalds and Burger King by opening up a restaurant in Cardiff.
Ready to open Mid-March
The venue situated in the capital’s Brewery Quarter is looking to accommodate 140 diners. If everything goes to plan, a spokesperson for the company states that they should be ready to open in mid March. …

Bluestone National Park Resort Set To Undertake Large Recruitment Drive

Bluestone National Park Resort Set To Undertake Large Recruitment Drive

Situated on the Spectacular Pembrokeshire coast the people behind Bluestone National Park Resort are looking to recruit a wide range of people over a variety of job roles starting January.
Looking To Fill A Wide Range Of Roles
The resort is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Wales and as it gears up for another busy spring and summer season …

Cardigan Castle Set to Re-open To The Public

Cardigan Castle Set to Re-open To The Public

Following an extensive £11 million restoration it has been announced that Cardigan Castle will once more be open to the Public from April 2015. Aimed at making this ancient building a major tourist attraction and spectacular venue for weddings and events, more than 1,700 rolls of turf have been laid and a total of 3,000 daffodils have been planted.
The castle …

Schoolgirl Suffers Horrific Burn To Leg Fixing On False Nails

Schoolgirl Suffers Horrific Burn To Leg Fixing On False Nails

A mother is seeking action after her daughter suffered a serious burn to her leg while enjoying a home manicure session with her school friend. Lois Archer, aged 15 was doing what all girls enjoy doing and that’s a bit of pampering and glamming up in the privacy of their home.
Glue burned through denim jeans
Her friend was in the process …

Welsh Ministers Spent £120 Million On Land For Investment

Welsh Ministers Spent £120 Million On Land For Investment

Welsh Ministers have come under fire for their excessive expenditure on industrial sites, office blocks and business parks for economic development.
The figure they have already spent has been placed at £45 million and this is on top of the £52 million spent two years ago on buying Cardiff Airport. It’s thought that the level of expenditure could amount to around …

Cardiff Based Shelter For The Homeless Can Remain Open After Fundraising Target Smashed

Cardiff Based Shelter For The Homeless Can Remain Open After Fundraising Target Smashed

We’re happy to report that thanks to the generosity of the public following an online campaign, a shelter for the homeless can remain open for at least another year.
After funding was cut by Cardiff Council the Cardiff Nightshelter which offers sleepless people a bed for the night, was facing closure. In desperation they turned to Crowdfinder for help asking people …

Are You Saving Towards Your Retirement?

Are You Saving Towards Your Retirement?

Many people across Wales have missed out on valuable pension benefits either because they weren’t offered a pension from their employer or they failed to join the pension scheme offered by their employer.
It’s never too soon to start putting money away for later life and to make it easier the UK government has since October 2012 had an initiative in …

Wales Was Colder Than Alaska

Wales Was Colder Than Alaska

Freezing West Wales experienced the coldest night of the year on Sunday as temperatures plummeted to -6º. In the Cambrian Mountains temperatures of -5º were recorded. The yellow (be aware of ice) warning has been lifted by the Met Office but they stress that people should still be aware of freezing conditions on the roads and expect cold weather for …

Landmark Windmill Set To Become One Of Wales Top Hotels And Restaurants

Landmark Windmill Set To Become One Of Wales Top Hotels And Restaurants

Twy-y-Felin a windmill once built for grinding corn and located in the UK’s smallest city, is to be expanded into a luxury hotel and Michelin eatery by The Retreats Group.
The sails were removed in 1904 and in 1907, following several severe storms, the tower was extended with a substantial house which was later converted into a hotel. It is currently …

Crumpet Production Creates 36 New Jobs In Wrexham

Crumpet Production Creates 36 New Jobs In Wrexham

A bakery which achieved 5th place in this year’s Fast Growth 50 has introduced a sourdough crumpet which is the very first on the market. The Village Bakery in Wrexham has just celebrated its 80th anniversary and begun construction on a Baking Academy at its location on Wrexham Industrial Site.
The Sourdough Crumpets are one of a number of new products …

High Cost Of Suffering With Cancer Puts People At Risk Of Losing Their Homes

High Cost Of Suffering With Cancer Puts People At Risk Of Losing Their Homes

As if coping with the devastating news that you have cancer isn’t bad enough, it’s also placing a huge financial burden on families and many fear losing their homes as a result of the costs involved.
Macmillan is calling on the Welsh Government to give advice to health boards as to ways they can help cancer sufferers facing financial hardship. According …

New Director and Head Of Communications Appointed At Cardiff Creative Agency CAKE

New Director and Head Of Communications Appointed At Cardiff Creative Agency CAKE

Gwyneth Moore has joined the public relations and creative communications agency CAKE in a role as director and head of communications and will be working closely alongside managing director, Sara Robinson to oversee the planning and delivery of client accounts. She brings with her a wealth of experience across a wide sector of industries which includes construction, retail, charity, property, …

Cardiff Cinema Set To Open After More Than A Decade’s Closure

Cardiff Cinema Set To Open After More Than A Decade’s Closure

Thanks to a £1 million re-fit a Cardiff cinema which has been closed for more than a decade is due to open in time for Christmas. Moorfield Group and Plus Shops Retail have agreed a deal with Premiere Cinemas and the 5 screen cinema is to open its doors at Cardiff’s Capitol Shopping Centre.
Premiere Cinemas has acquired the former Odeon …

60 New Jobs to Be Created At Llanelli Car Parts Manufacturing Site

60 New Jobs to Be Created At Llanelli Car Parts Manufacturing Site

Automotive parts manufacturer, Gestamp Tallent, which was facing closure five years ago, is set to create 60 new jobs at its Llanelli Site. The jobs come as a result of a £10 million investment to install a new hot metal stamping press line, and which is just one of two in the UK. The company has received enough orders from …

Cardiff Based Vet The First To Offer Designated Customer Care

Cardiff Based Vet The First To Offer Designated Customer Care

Cardiff based Heath Vets has made news after becoming the first veterinary group in Wales to appoint personnel designated to customer care. Leanne Kiddle who previously spent 12 years working at the Department of Work and Pensions as taken on the role of customer care manager at the Rhiwbina headquarters of the Heath Vets group.
Gavin Hill-John who is the operations …

Cardiff Regeneration Scheme Finally Gets The Go-Ahead

Cardiff Regeneration Scheme Finally Gets The Go-Ahead

There’s good news for Cardiff with the announcement that a major regeneration project has been given the go-ahead. Building work which includes more than 2,000 new homes between Cardiff City Centre and Cardiff Bay is expected to commence in Spring 2015. Until this point plans had been put on hold since a single remaining landowner was not willing to sell. …

Two Welsh Firms Included In The Top 100 Rankings Of Investec Mid-Marketing List

Two Welsh Firms Included In The Top 100 Rankings Of Investec Mid-Marketing List

The best of the best in business has been announced once more with the latest inaugural Investec Mid-Market 100 ranking list recently published in The Times. This list recognises both family businesses and long-established businesses which have achieved successful long growth and actually includes two companies who have a history dating back to the 19th century!
Two Welsh firms are celebrating …

Swansea Set To Get Latin American Feel As Las Iguanas Comes To Town

Swansea Set To Get Latin American Feel As Las Iguanas Comes To Town

The Latin American Restaurant chain Las Iguanas has agreed to plans to open it’s very first outlet in the Swansea area
Exchanged contracts
Signing up to the Castle Quarter Regeneration Scheme the restaurant group have exchanged contracts on a 5000 sq ft premises located on the corner of Swansea’s very popular Wind Street. The 35 year lease is said to come at …

Innovative Furniture Makers Orangebox Open Brand New HQ In Nantgawr

Innovative Furniture Makers Orangebox  Open Brand New HQ In Nantgawr

Innovative office and workplace furniture makers Orangebox have today unveiled their brand new design and manufacturing centre in Parc Nantgawr.
 
Company set to create 75 jobs
The company who already export a wide range of products across Europe, North America, the Far East, and Africa have made a commitment to base themselves on the Parc Nantgawr and in doing so have created …

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