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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 …

Iconic Aberystwyth Seafront Could Become Thrill-Seekers Paradise If Plans Go Ahead

Iconic Aberystwyth Seafront Could Become Thrill-Seekers Paradise If Plans Go Ahead

If plans are to go ahead the iconic Victorian seafront at Aberystwyth where many a child spent their summer holidays, could be turned into a thrill-seekers paradise.
Distance of 1km
Plans are in discussion for a large zip wire stretching the whole length of the promenade after Ceredigion County Council confirmed their interest. If accepted the zip wire could start from Constitution …

And The Best Hotel In Wales Goes To… Milebrook House In Knighton

And The Best Hotel In Wales Goes To… Milebrook House In Knighton

Situated on the Welsh/English border and set in three stunning acres of gardens, the family-run Milebrook House Hotel took the prestigious title of Welsh Hotel of the Year against some stiff competition.
Idyllic country setting
The awards ceremony run by the Good Hotel Guide celebrated the ‘cream of Britain’s booming hotel industry’ of which the Milebrook took top spot. The Powys based, …

Young Welsh Entrepreneur Gemma Richards Opening Doors For Many Disadvantaged Workers

Young Welsh Entrepreneur Gemma Richards Opening Doors For Many Disadvantaged Workers

Working in conjunction with Workways, Gemma Richards business owner of SA Flyers a design, print and leaflet distribution company has been able to help many people who are trying to get back into the work place after either long term absence or those with disadvantaged or under-privileged backgrounds
Made redundant in 2010
Originally being employed by the company to develop the leaflet …

Supermarket Chain Aldi To Build Brand New Warehouse In Cardiff Creating Up To 400 Jobs

Supermarket Chain Aldi To Build Brand New Warehouse In Cardiff Creating Up To 400 Jobs

Plans have been submitted by Aldi the popular discount supermarket to build a huge distribution centre on the outskirts of Cardiff creating up to 400 positions.
Plans were originally submitted for a distribution hub in the area way back in 2004, but were put on hold. Now the company state that it’s the right time. The site for the planned 46,000 …

Burger And Lobster Set To Take Cardiff By Storm

Burger And Lobster Set To Take Cardiff By Storm

Described as a “casual dining concept” Burger and Lobster which already has eateries in London’s upmarket areas of Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Soho, Farringdon and City is soon to be opening in Cardiff.
This extremely popular food chain which is full to capacity night after night in all of its locations, is rumoured to be setting up site next door to another newcomer …

If You Really Want To Pass Your Driving Test Head For Wales and Scotland!

If You Really Want To Pass Your Driving Test Head For Wales and Scotland!

According to figures recently produced by the Driving Standards Agency, if you’re looking to pass your test first time, then you’re far more likely to do so if you visit rural Wales or Scotland.
Scotland and Wales Made Up 9 Of The First 20 Places
Figures show that candidates are twice as likely to pass their test if they take it in …

Divorce Does Not Have To Cost You A Fortune

The government’s decision to end legal aid for divorce appears to have had influenced the way people are managing their marital splits. Many people now feel that they are better off accepting a settlement early on in an attempt to reduce their overall legal costs. However, the impact of this decision often means that one partner loses out financially.
Martyn Prowel …

Welcome To Cardiff’s WellField Court – Appearances Can Be Deceptive!

Welcome To Cardiff’s WellField Court – Appearances Can Be Deceptive!

If you happen to be walking down the Wellfield Road in Cardiff, the first impression you get is that it looks a little… well….old. Not ‘antique’ old in the way of being quaint, but more like a 1970′s ‘scruffy’ type old. It’s understandable therefore that you might easily bypass the bright green signage that invites you into Wellfield Court.
Treasure trove …

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