Month: October 2013

Success for South Wales players in county matches

Players from all over South Wales have been battling out for the various age-group titles across the region. The matches took place at venues across South Wales, including Cardiff Metropolitan University, David Lloyd Cardiff, and Swansea Tennis Centre. Newport’s Nathaniel Walker became the U16s champion after winning his final match 4-1, 5-3. Meanwhile, Cardiff’s Ellis Cochlin won the U14s tournament final 4-2, 5-3, against fellow Cardiff player Grace Lim. Rebecca Howley also took home a sweeping win (4-0, 4-0) for her hometown of Bridgend, beating Llanelli’s Eleri Rowlands. Results: Under 9s boys: Winner – Alexander Bradley Glinister (Penarth) Runner up – Jethro Dela Vega (Swansea)   Under 9s girls: Winner – Sofia Chivers (Barry) Runner up – Iris Plane (Cardiff)   Under 10s boys: Winner – Richard Janicek (Swansea) Runner up – Kasim Ali (Cardiff)   Under 10s girls: Winner – Daisy Chapman (Truro) Runner up – Eleanor Nobbs (Bath) Under 12s boys: Winner – Danny Flynn (Porth) Runner up – Jonathan Evans (Llanelli)   Under 12s girls: Winner – Rebecca Howley (Bridgend) Runner up – Eleri Rowlands (Llanelli)   Under 14s boys: Winner – Joseph White (Cardiff) Runner up – Ewan Mackie (Cardiff)   Under 14s girls: Winner – Ellis Cochlin (Cardiff) Runner up – Grace Lim (Cardiff)   Under 16s boys: Winner – Nathaniel Walker (Newport) Runner up – Rhys Williams (Cwmbran)   “The South Wales age-group tournaments...

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World of Words (WOW) raffle.

World of Words (WOW) the literacy and well being scheme for children has a raffle Williamstown Post Office. The raffle starts of Monday, November 4 and will run through until Monday, November 18 at 1pm. The prizes include: A £50 Dominos Pizza voucher; a couple of sets of meals for two at the Lord Tonypandy: a £40 Virgin/Amazon Wine Voucher; £25 of TV Book Club reading; a family tour pass for The Rhondda Heritage Park; free passes to Rumble in the Jungle and Eskimo Joe’s; and lot’s more. There will be 12 prizes in total so please buy a ticket and support a good cause. (check out the group at...

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PLEASE VOTE FOR WORLD OF WORDS (WOW)!

Treorchy has a community fund financed by the Maerdy Windfarm. Grants are available and its up to Treorchy folk to decide if World of Words can get £500 to buy books for our sessions at Treorchy Primary School. Go to: treorchywindfund.co.uk Please vote for World of Words between 11am-4pm on Sunday, 1st December at the Treorchy Boys & Girls Club. Please bring along proof of residency; such as a utility bill, driving licence or government letter. If you are aged 15 or over you can also vote please bring proof of age. Please back World of Words....

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You just can’t go wrong with a good casino night out.

You just can’t go wrong with a good casino night out. You drink, you play, you have fun with your friends and maybe you win some money; but you’re sure to have a good time. There’s no need to go all the way to Vegas or Atlantic City, as Cardiff has three fantastic casinos to choose from for stag and hen parties, nights out or practice matches. Gala Electric Casino A well-known brand, this casino resides in the central Cardiff UGC Cinema Complex and is open twenty four hours, seven days a week. It boasts an impressive nine tables for American Roulette, 3 Card Poker, Blackjack as well as seventeen slot machines that pay out up to £4000. Their Club Lounge shows live Sky Sports and has electronic roulette games on screens, with an additional smoking area hooked up to Sky TV. This venue has hosted the World Series of Poker Tournament, slot tournaments, ladies nights and cash poker games, and you can even book your own private poker table to practice with friends. Another free tournament in Gala, coming soon! Please call us or ask at cash desk to ensure you get a place. http://t.co/OS90F64Ooa — Gala Casino Cardiff (@GalaCardiff) October 11, 2013 (https://twitter.com/GalaCardiff/status/388710590174461952) Grosvenor G A little further out of town in Cardiff Bay, the Red Dragon Centre is home to the Grosvenor G Casino, one of...

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Cardiff agency wins New York PR account.

An award-winning Cardiff communications agency has beaten off big-city rivals to win a public relations contract for a client in New York. Rhiwbina-based Weltch Media will handle media relations and speaker engagements, and advise on social media for newly-launched ethical educational toys and fashion brand, Dr Bashi, in Manhattan. “This is a really exciting development for us,” said Weltch Media owner and senior consultant, Andrew Weltch. “Education is one of our specialisms, and we also have a particular affinity with small start-ups, so it’s a great fit.” Dr Bashi founder and chief executive, Dr Golbarg Bashi, said the agency’s...

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