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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. …

Wales’ First Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Parlour Opens Its Doors In Cardiff This week

Wales’ First Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Parlour Opens Its Doors In Cardiff This week

Cardiff’s very own ice cream parlour opens its doors this week in the Castle Arcade. Unlike any other form of ice cream shop that you’ve ever seen before the ice cream is made right in front of your very eyes using liquid nitrogen.
The novel business venture is the brainchild of neuropharmacologist Carly Karran (29) from Penarth who got her inspiration …

From Humble Beginnings To Multi-Millionaire – Martin Morgan Given Title Of Honorary Fellow

From Humble Beginnings To Multi-Millionaire – Martin Morgan Given Title Of Honorary Fellow

Businessman, hotelier and Swansea City Director Martin Morgan has just been given the title of Honorary Fellow of the University Of Wales Trinity and St David.
Vice Chancellor Professor Medwin Hughes and Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor Jane Davidson officially presented the fellowship to Mr Morgan minutes before he addressed a packed congregation to talk about his life.
Born to be an entrepreneur
Mr Morgan …

Celtic Manor Finally Gets Initial Outline Planning Consent For New International Convention Centre

Celtic Manor Finally Gets Initial Outline Planning Consent For New International Convention Centre

Wales is looking very likely to be home to a brand new international convention centre in the not too distant future, after the initial consent of outline planning at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport has recently been approved. If the centre goes ahead it will be built over 3 floors and will be able to hold up to 4,000 …

UK workers Now Have The Right To Request Flexible Working

UK workers Now Have The Right To Request Flexible Working

Millions of workers now have the right to request flexible working hours under new measures introduced by the government.
Previously this right has only been avaiable to parents who look after small children and carers, but this has now been extended to include all employees. Ministers have suggested that a good work-life balance is important to most people and flexible working …

Valleys Mum Fulfils Dream Of Turning Old Ice Cream Van Wreck InTo Flourishing New Business

Valleys Mum Fulfils Dream Of Turning Old Ice Cream Van Wreck InTo Flourishing New Business

Zoe Yearsley a 35 year old Pontyclun mum has kept her cool after being made redundant  by transforming a rusty old wreck of an ice cream van into a much sought after vintage ice-cream business.
Just completed first booking
Dixies Vintage ices is now officially up and running along with her revamped 1975 ice cream van which she purchased one year ago …

Young Asian Fashion Designers Seeking To Inspire Muslim Women With Fashion Show at Welsh Community Centre

Young Asian Fashion Designers Seeking To Inspire Muslim Women With Fashion Show at Welsh Community Centre

Mehvish Khan and Haifa Shamsan (both from Cardiff) are about to hold a fashion show dedicated to Muslim fashion at the Butetown Community Centre.
Challenging stereotypes
Challenging religious stereotypes the couple have organised a fashion event based on Muslim attire which airs at a special event tomorrow. The clothing lines from the two designers are aimed at Muslim women and Mehvish 24 …

Top Welsh Chef Using £170,000 Fundraising package To Upgrade Popular Restaurant

Top Welsh Chef Using £170,000 Fundraising package To Upgrade Popular Restaurant

One of Wales’ best known chefs, Denbigh born Brynn Williams, has successfully upgraded his London Primrose Hill Restaurant Odette’s, with a funding package granted from the Santander Corporate and Commercial Group.
Restaurant expanded from 20 covers to 108
The chef who has previously worked with both Marco Pierre White and Michel Roux Jr took over the Primrose Hill restaurant back in 2008 …

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