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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 …

Wrexham’s Village Bakery Bags Top Prize At Industry’s Oscar’s

Wrexham’s Village Bakery Bags Top Prize At Industry’s Oscar’s

The Wrexham based Village Bakery has just been named bakery manufacturer of the year at the 2014 baking industry awards.
Not the first time the company has won an award
The awards, held at the prestigeous Park Lane Hotel in London wasn’t the first time the company had truimphed. The family-run company had previously won the Craft Bakery of the Year awards …

100 So Called Wild ‘Micro Pigs’ Shot In Safety Cull By Swansea Council

100 So Called Wild ‘Micro Pigs’ Shot In Safety Cull By Swansea Council

For the public’s safety more than a hundred ‘micro pigs’ have been killed in a cull organised Swansea Council. The pigs which have been made popular by celebrities as being suitable for pets are thought to have escaped from cavity and were living on the ‘Welsh Moor’ area of common land in Gower.
Concerns were raised by farmers and parents that …

Cardiff Based Former Chauffeur Business Demolished To Make Way For New Apartments

Cardiff Based Former Chauffeur Business Demolished To Make Way For New Apartments

A former chauffer car business based in the Cardiff Bay area has been demolished in order to make way for 43 two and one-bedroomed apartments which have been built to entice first-time buyers onto the property ladder.
 
Former Business vacant for seven years
The former petrol station and hire-car chauffer service has been vacant for seven years and has until now been …

Dissused Coal Mine In Rhymney Valley To Create Solar Power For 2,400 homes

Dissused Coal Mine In Rhymney Valley To Create Solar Power For 2,400 homes

A disused coal mine that closed in the 1970′s located in the Rymney Valley is all set to be transformed into a solar farm producing enough electricity to power up to 2,400 homes.
35 years duration for solar plant
The company who have acquired the 74 acre site is Conergy who are one of the largest solar down stream companies in the …

Welsh Clothing Chain Cowbois Latest To Sign Up For Wales Domain Name

Welsh Clothing Chain Cowbois Latest To Sign Up For Wales Domain Name

Gwynedd based clothing firm Cowbois is the latest in a succession of welsh companies to sign up for the newly issued (dot) Wales and (dot) Cymru domain names.
Company reflects Welsh culture
The company located in Bala makes a range of t-shirts and hoodies with inspirational designs and logos. Cowbois choose to create clothes that reflect contemporary Welsh culture using clever, inspirational …

Health Snack Company Brighter Foods Set To Create 35 New Jobs in Gwynedd

Health Snack Company Brighter Foods Set To Create 35 New Jobs in Gwynedd

The recent boom in healthy snacks has seen a new company set up in Tywyn, Gwynedd creating 35 jobs in the process. The venture comes just eight months after another food company in the local area Halo Foods relocated their manufacturing plant to Newport loosing 105 jobs in the process.
Capitalising on the health snack boom
Brighter Foods plan to capitalise on …

Well-Established Welsh Language Site About To Make Risky Switch To Change Domain Name

Well-Established Welsh Language Site About To Make Risky Switch To Change Domain Name

One of Wales’ most popular language websites Lleol.net is about to make a dramatic if not a little risky switch of its domain name.
One of Wales’ most popular websites
As part of the recent introduction of (dot) cymru and (dot) wales, the Welsh language website is one of a whole host of busineses, public bodies and organisations that are set to …

And The New Face Of Iceland Foods Is…

And The New Face Of Iceland Foods Is…

Iceland Foods whose headquarters are in Flintshire have today announced that following in the footsteps of Kerry Katona and Stacey Soloman, the new face of of the brand will be none other than Peter Andre.
Adverts Start Next Month
The newest adverts involving the 41 year old singer are set to appear on our screens next month (September) and come after a …

Bank Holiday Festival Gives Great Excuse To Launch Brand New South Wales Beer

Bank Holiday Festival Gives Great Excuse To Launch Brand New South Wales Beer

For those who like the taste of a proper beer, then rejoice in the fact that the Bank Holiday is approaching and so is a brand new ale.
Pub company Knife & Fork Food have collaborated with the Otley Brewing Company to make a brand new beer in time for the upcoming bank holiday weekend. The new ale entitled Phil’s Beardy …

Merthyr Based Manufacturer Load-Lok Uses Investment To Create And Safeguard 20 Jobs

Merthyr Based Manufacturer Load-Lok Uses Investment To Create And Safeguard 20 Jobs

Making a range of specialist cargo control systems in Merthyr Tydfil, the Load-Lok Group has recently received a grant of £210,000 from the Welsh Economic Growth Fund. This will be set aside to upgrade current facilities, bring in new work and create and safeguard 20 plus jobs.
The Merthyr facility is the main manufacturing site for the Load-Lok group which has its …

Step Back In Time As Part Of Welsh High Street Week

Step Back In Time As Part Of Welsh High Street Week

Ahead of High Street Week which is a campaign launched by the Welsh Government to support your local High Street, vintage is most definitely king.
People in their thousands are recycling and up-cycling clothes, furniture, and other objects to cater for the massive rise in all things vintage. As such the High Street not the shopping centre is the place to …

Massive Security Operation Underway As World Leaders Converge On The Celtic Manor Resort

Massive Security Operation Underway As World Leaders Converge On The Celtic Manor Resort

They’ve been described as the “Most Crucial NATO summit talks since the cold war ended” and it’s all happening at one of Wales’ most prestigious venues, the Celtic Manor Resort just outside Newport in September.
Other hidden measures
Long before the eyes of the world are focusing on the gathering of the most powerful world leaders, security operations are well underway to …

Barry Waterfront Pumphouse Set To Be Part Of A Multi-Million Pound Makeover

Barry Waterfront Pumphouse Set To Be Part Of A Multi-Million Pound Makeover

Barry Waterfront Pumphouse is an historic grade II listed building which is set to become part of an ambitious development that’s set to rejuvenate the area.
Focus of debate
The future of the listed buildng has been the mainstay of debate for several years, but the latest plans see it being turned into offices, shops and a restaurant complex. The pumphouse is …

Swansea Based Translation Firm Wolfestone Voted Sixth Fastest Growing Company In Wales

Swansea Based Translation Firm Wolfestone Voted Sixth Fastest Growing Company In Wales

As well as winning a multitude of awards,  Welsh based translation company Wolfestone continues to go from strength to strength. Just last year it was voted the sixth fastest growing company in Wales employing thirty staff at its head office and over eight thousand translators worldwide.
Raising the standards
Founded in 2006 by two entrepreneurs Roy Allkin from Wales and Anna Bastek …

Ex Royal Marine Cycling 1000 Miles On A 1947 Butchers Bicycle

Ex Royal Marine Cycling 1000 Miles On A 1947 Butchers Bicycle

The Trip from Land’s End to John O’ Groats on a 1947 butchers bike is going to provide ex Royal Marine Nigel Thomas,  something of a challenge
Thomas is doing it as a homage to the butcher who gave him a chance when he could so easily have gone off the rails.
Going down a very slippery slope!
The ex special forces veteran …

Public Urged To Take Care On Welsh Beaches As They Enjoy The Sunshine

Public Urged To Take Care On Welsh Beaches As They Enjoy The Sunshine

The RNLI lifeguard service has urged people to take care as they enjoy the Welsh beaches and cool off in the sea. As they warn people to take care on the coast they issued a grim reminder that more people die per year in seaside related accidents than in cycling road accidents. The warning comes just one day after rescuers …

Chinese High-Tech Firm Tongfang To Create 70 New Jobs In Port Talbot

Chinese High-Tech Firm Tongfang To Create 70 New Jobs In Port Talbot

One of China’s largest television manufacturers Tongfang has decided to base its European manufacturing headquarters right in the heart of Wales at Port Talbot. By doing so the company plans to create 70 new jobs.
70 Vacancies to be filled by October
The new assembly facility on the Kenfig industrial estate in Port Talbot is a £1.6 million investment by the company, …

Home-Made Loom Dress Sells for A Whopping £170,000

Home-Made Loom Dress Sells for A Whopping £170,000

A woman from North Wales was literally sat on her sofa watching in disbelief as time ticked away on her eBay listing and the bids were still coming in for a hand made loom dress.
Helen Wright from Prestatyn had the idea for the dress after watching her 12 year old daughter making necklaces and wrist bands on her rainbow loom.
Her …

Three Of Cardiff’s Top Victorian Arcades Have Just Been Sold In A £25 Million Deal

Three Of Cardiff’s Top Victorian Arcades Have Just Been Sold In A £25 Million Deal

Three iconic Victorian arcades located in Castle Street, High Street and Duke Street which were a precursor to modern-day shopping centers have recently been sold off to investment firm Mansford.
Deal worth £25 million
In a deal worth £25 million Mansford state that they aim to bring fresh investment to the arcades in a way that will revitalise the fashionable retail destinations. …

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