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Global Taxi-App Firm Gett Has Chosen Cardiff As Next Location

Global Taxi-App Firm Gett Has Chosen Cardiff As Next Location

As part of A UK-wide roll out, the global taxi-app company Gett has decided on Cardiff to be it’s next location. Now residents of Cardiff can join other residents of London, Moscow, and Tel-Aviv whereby they can order their black cab via an app on their smartphone and then watch it’s progress via a street map.
Free £10 voucher
According to the …

5 Fun Family Things To Do In Wales This Bank Holiday Weekend

5 Fun Family Things To Do In Wales This Bank Holiday Weekend

So, the long weekend starts today! The kids are off school and the weather looks to be predominantly dry with the odd shower thrown in. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of the fun family things that are going on this Bank Holiday weekend across Wales.
The Gower Food Festival – Sunday 24h May and Monday 25th …

Merthyr Tydfil To Get £1.5Million Family Entertainment Complex Before The End Of The Year

Merthyr Tydfil To Get £1.5Million Family Entertainment Complex Before The End Of The Year

A Family Entertainment complex is set to open in October this year in Merthyr Tydfil bringing with it 30 job vacancies.
Entertainment for all the family
The £1.5 million Superbowl UK is set to be a multi-entertainment complex for all the family. It consists of 14 ten-pin bowling lanes, a soft play centre suitable for the younger attendees, a 24 pack Laser-quest …

Tour Operator Thomas Cook Set To Launch Long Haul Flight From Cardiff To Cancun

Tour Operator Thomas Cook Set To Launch Long Haul Flight From Cardiff To Cancun

World famous tour operator Thomas Cook are set to launch a one-off long haul service from Cardiff airport to the Mexican sun seekers destination of Cancun. Due to take off next year in May 2016 the company are offering holiday makers a 14 day package deal with flight included.
Lots of interest in the flight
The long-haul Airbus A330 is part of …

Cardiff Based Company Fine Wines Direct UK Has Appointed New Retail Operations Manager After Doubling Turnover

Cardiff Based Company Fine Wines Direct UK Has Appointed New Retail Operations Manager After Doubling Turnover

Fine Wines Direct UK are a Cardiff based company who have been supplying fine wines across the country for a number of years now and supply to trade, businesses and individual customers alike. Founded in 2009 the company operate the only bonded warehouse in Wales and already supply over 300 restaurants, individuals, independent outlets, and hotels across Wales and the …

One Show Present Alex Jones to Be Honoured For Services To The Nation

One Show Present Alex Jones to Be Honoured For Services To The Nation

We’ve all seen her as we settle down on our sofas watching the One Show on a weekday evening; happy and chirpy, Alex Jones is a TV presenter who makes us smile. Now Alex is being recognised for her services to the nation by the Gorsedd of the Bard at Wale’s premier cultural festival, the National Eisteddfod.
The honours which …

Dilapidated Famous Mumbles Pub ‘The Antelope’ Set To Be Given A New Lease Of Life

Dilapidated Famous Mumbles Pub ‘The Antelope’ Set To Be Given A New Lease Of Life

The Antelope Pubic House has stood on Swansea’s famous Mumbles Mile for over a century and has been patronised by the likes of Kingsley Amis and Anthony Hopkins and was also the popular drinking haunt of Dylan Thomas. However for the last ten years the pub has been empty. Now a local consortium are looking to raise £250,000 to turn …

Prop-Making Company Wild Creations Move Premises In Order To Expand Business

Prop-Making Company Wild Creations Move Premises In Order To Expand Business

Cardiff Bay Business Centre is probably the last place you’d expect to find a bespoke prop making company, but that’s exactly where Wild Creations have just moved to. The reason? To be able to take on bigger and better projects.
Wild creations is the brainchild of Matt Wild who decided to set up his own prop-making business after several years of …

First ‘Gym For Children’ About To Open For Business In Cardiff Suburb

First ‘Gym For Children’  About To Open For Business In Cardiff Suburb

Due to the increase in childhood obesity the concept of child friendly gym’s or rather gym’s aimed specifically at children, are becoming more popular in cities and owns up and down the country. Now Cardiff is about to get a taste of this rising phenomenon with the opening of Sakura Health and Fitness next month.
Set to open in May
Sakura Health …

Bethesda Based Company Zip World Plans Huge Expansion Set To Take On The World

Bethesda Based Company Zip World Plans Huge Expansion Set To Take On The World

Zip World grabbed the headlines around the world back in 2013 when former Marine, Sean Taylor launched what was officially the fastest zip line in the world at Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda. Now the company want to invest a further 1.6 million into building an operations centre that will oversee the expansion of similar thrill rides across Wales and the …

Barry Island Cafe K9 Plus 1 Serves Up tasty Treats For Dog Owners And Their Four-Legged Friends

Barry Island Cafe  K9 Plus 1 Serves Up tasty Treats For Dog Owners And Their Four-Legged Friends

A 48 year old cat lover who felt that dogs were getting a raw deal every time their owners popped into a cafe for a drink and a bite to eat has opened the areas first canine friendly cafe.
Special dog-friendly menu
Instead of being left outside on a cold pavement, dog owners who attend new cafe K9 plus 1 situated on …

Sir Tom Jones’ House That He Purchased For His Parents In Cardiff Suburb Is Now Up For Sale

Sir Tom Jones’ House That He Purchased For His Parents In Cardiff Suburb Is Now Up For Sale

The 5 Bedroomed property in the Cardiff suburb of Pentyrch was originally purchased by Tom in the early 1970′s for his parents Freda and Thomas Woodward. It’s now on the market for a guide price of between £550,000 and £575,000.
Strangers knocking at the door
Initially the couple used to spend a lot of time in California with their son, however they …

Opening Of Carluccio’s Brings Italian Flair To Cardiff’s Mermaid Quay

Opening Of Carluccio’s Brings Italian Flair To Cardiff’s Mermaid Quay

World renowned Italian chef and restaurateur Antonio Carluccio is bringing a slice of Italian flair to Cardiff’s Mermaid Quay with the opening of his new restaurant Carluccio’s.
Due to open on the 1st May the restaurant is all set to join the likes of Las Iguanas, Cote Brasserie, Nando’s, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, VIP Piano Lounge and Wagamamas, all of which have …

Introducing Marco’s Cafe On Barry Island – The Secret Of Success

Introducing Marco’s Cafe On Barry Island – The Secret Of Success

Stroll along the sea front at Barry Island and you’ll come across Marco’s Cafe. Having been established for over 16 years the cafe has seen it all. During the summer the staff happily serve long cold drinks and ice cream to the throngs of visitors who like to sit in prime position on the promenade and watch the world and …

Biking Barista Required For Wales Coastal Path Venture

Biking Barista Required For Wales Coastal Path Venture

Groundwork North Wales have a vacancy for a cycling barista. The project known as “Coastal Coffee’” will see a fully trained barista cycling up and down the coastal path on a specially adapted trike delivering steaming hot cappuccinos to those who require them.
 
Dishing out hot coffee and sound tourist advice
The picturesque route between Old Colwyn and Rhyl is particularly popular …

Great News For Vegans As New 100% Vegan Cafe and Kombucha Bar Set Announces Summer Opening In Cardiff

Great News For Vegans As New 100% Vegan Cafe and Kombucha Bar Set Announces Summer Opening In Cardiff

Cardiff is well on the map when it comes to leading burger joints and steak houses but brace yourselves for something totally new with the announcement of the first 100% vegan café and kombucha bar which is due to open its doors to the public in June. If you’re looking for an alternative dining experience, then Anna-Loka which will be …

Ever Wondered How Welsh Salmon Know When To Migrate From Rivers To The Sea?

Ever Wondered How Welsh Salmon Know When To Migrate From Rivers To The Sea?

Until now it has remained a mystery as to just how the wild salmon spawned in Welsh streams and rivers know when to begin their often treacherous journey to the sea. Scientists have now discovered that changes in the light are used to help them complete what has to be one of nature’s most amazing migrations.
A leap forward has been …

Co-Operative Foods Recruits New Managing Director For Wales

Co-Operative Foods Recruits New Managing Director For Wales

Co-op foods recruits new Managing Director for Wales in the form of Matthew Speight. This comes at a time when the supermarket chain continues it’s push to be the number one convenience store in the country.
 
High profile roles within the industry
Mr Speight has held a number of high profile roles in the supermarket industry such as regional Finance and Administration …

Bala Builders Williams Homes Recently Created 30 Jobs To Meet Housing Demands

Bala Builders Williams Homes Recently Created 30 Jobs To Meet Housing Demands

Williams Homes who specialise in eco-friendly, timber framed buildings have created 30 jobs in order to continue to meet the demand for new housing in Wales.
Allows operation at a higher capacity
The company have invested a total of £360,000 to improve the premises, increase efficiencies and provide improved staff facilities at the company’s premises on Bala Enterprise Park. This investment was …

How The 2015 Solar Eclipse Panned Out Across Wales

How The 2015 Solar Eclipse Panned Out Across Wales

Believe it or not, Wales had some of the clearest weather anywhere in the country yesterday morning and so was perfect for viewing the first full solar eclipse to occur on these soils since the 11th August 1999. While most of the UK had to catch glimpses of it through (at times) thick cloud, many parts of Wales had blue …

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