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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 …

Hundreds Turn Out To Pay Their Respects At The Funeral Of Former Welsh Guardsman

Hundreds Turn Out To Pay Their Respects At The Funeral Of Former Welsh Guardsman

Thanks to the appeal of Reverend Simpson, what could have been a very sad funeral with barely anyone present to pay respects to Harold Morgan who recently passed away, was instead a funeral which was packed residents and strangers who had all been touched by the appeal.
No next of kin
Harold Morgan, a former Welsh Guardsman had been in a nursing …

Awesome Asian Food To Go As Hokkei Restaurant Opens Its Doors In Cardiff

Awesome Asian Food To Go As Hokkei Restaurant Opens Its Doors In Cardiff

2013 Cardiff Masterchef Finalists Dale Williams and Larkin Cen have decided to pool their talents and go into business together. As a result Hokkei was born. The term Hokkei is Cantonese for curiosity. It’s an Asian takeaway unlike any other and it promises ‘Awesome Asian food to go’
The idea behind the concept is to go against the grain of the …

Welsh Workers Struggling To Get By On Their Wages

Welsh Workers Struggling To Get By On Their Wages

According to a major new report more than a quarter of a million workers in Wales are receiving pay which is below the living wages. The research which was recently published by KPMG reveals that 24% (261,000 people) or 1 in 4, is receiving less than the amount that is regarded as being sufficient to simply cover the basic living …

Mexican Restaurant Chain Wahaca All Set To Open For Business In Cardiff

Mexican Restaurant Chain Wahaca  All Set To Open For Business In Cardiff

St David’s Shopping Centre In Cardiff is to see the launch of the popular Mexican Food Chain Wahaca this month and is to be the first outside of London.
The popular restaurant chain which has perfected the art of serving stunning Mexican street food in a restaurant setting is all set to launch in the Welsh capital on November 13th.
Toughest thing …

Deeside Enterprise Zone Set To Create 100 New Jobs As Major Japanese Snack Manufacturer Calbee Moves In

Deeside Enterprise Zone Set To Create 100 New Jobs As Major Japanese Snack Manufacturer Calbee Moves In

Today’s announcement of the opening of Calbee’s new factory in Flintshire is a welcome surprise for many and is set to give jobs to around 100 people.
Products rolling out in early 2015
Calbee is Japan’s largest savoury snack manufacturer and is looking to create a base in Wales. After much searching the company settled on the Deeside Enterprise Zone in Flintshire. …

Swansea Bay Oysters Set To Make A Return For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

Swansea Bay Oysters Set To Make A Return For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

Back in Victorian times the thriving oyster trade was once a bedrock of Oystermouth the South Wales coastal village. It hit its peak in the 1870′s when 600 men were employed to haul in thousands of oysters a day. In fact it wasn’t uncommon for a single haul to hold over 20,000 of the salty delicacies. In fact over eighteen …

Why Not Treat Your Pooch To A Pampering Day At Mucky Pups in Cardiff

Why Not Treat Your Pooch To A Pampering Day At Mucky Pups in Cardiff

For many of us our pets are like the children we never had and as such it’s only fitting that you might want to give them a very special pampering day or treat them to a gift from the Boutique.
Located just a short walk away from Roath Park in Cardiff and just a short walk from the town centre in …

The Largest Job Investment in recent years sees Canadian IT Firm bring 620 Jobs To Bridgend

The Largest Job Investment in recent years sees Canadian IT Firm bring 620 Jobs To Bridgend

Canadian information technology firm CGI is adding a further 620 highly-skilled job roles to its already 900 strong staff. Employed across 3 sites in South Wales the significant investment in the area is being backed by  £3.2 million worth of government funding.
Looking to expand operations further
The company is the fifth largest IT firm in the world and is ready to …

Large Increase in Motorbike Fatalities in North and Mid Wales

Large Increase in Motorbike Fatalities in North and Mid Wales

Compared with figures for last year fatal motorbike crashes in mid and North Wales have risen considerably. In the two areas covering North Wales and Dyfed-Powys police forces, 18 motorcyclists have died compared with 8 for the same period in 2013.
The good weather has been cited as one of the major contributing factors with a minority of riders seeking to …

Famous Cardiff Members Club To Hold Vote On Women members For The First Time In Its History

Famous Cardiff Members Club To Hold Vote On Women members For The First Time In Its History

The Cardiff and County Club has stood on its current site since 1890 and has been an exclusively male-members-only establishment throughout that time. Now 124 years later, the club is holding the very first votes which may or may not allow women members.
Vote expected before the end of the year
At Present the club on Westgate Street a stone’s throw the …

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