Month: July 2015

Tennis Wales appoints regional participation officer

Alicia Goulding has joined Tennis Wales, the national governing body for tennis in Wales, as regional participation officer. Alicia is a Level 3 tennis coach as well an accredited referee and competition organiser. As a player, she has been a key member of the South Wales senior ladies team for a number of years, and off the court she has completed a BA (Hons) in Journalism, Media, and Sociology at Cardiff University. She joins Tennis Wales from Tennis Squad Ltd, based at Penarth Windsor Tennis Club, and over the past year she has also been working with the Tennis...

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WOBBLE WOWS WALES!

By Rob Jones   Jah Wobble is a beacon of the beat and since he arrived in 1978 his musical meanderings have taken in a vast array of genres including post punk, dub, jazz and a galaxy of global grooves. The man who first came in to the public eye via Public Image Limited has never resided in one pop pigeonhole; and, his long list of collaborations confirm his status as one the most influential figures on the sonic scene. The audience that gathered at The Globe, Cardiff had no problems gyrating to a ream of rhythms as Wobble...

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Rhondda Rocks

The Rhondda Rocks Festival is set for Morgans Café Bar, Tonypandy on Saturday, August 1, 3pm to 11.30pm. Bands set to appear include: My name is Ian, Lost at Sea, Kinky Boots, Geraint Rhys and the lost Generation, Denim Snakes, Local Enemy, Soviets, Hierarchy, Bert & Henry, Homes Evan Gardner and Love Bazaar. There is also still room for other acts to get on this ever expanding bill. Please contact: johnmousedavies@gmail.com and £3 tickets are now on sale at eventbrite.co.uk/e/Rhondda-rocks-2015-tickets-17557801858. The event can hopefully follow the success of its predecessors at The factory where the likes of Bow Wow...

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Jah Wobble has gained acclaim as a bass guitarist,

Jah Wobble has gained acclaim as a bass guitarist, singer, poet and composer. Wobble was an integral member of the nascent Public Image Limited but he left the band after two albums (including the mesmeric Metal Box recording). Since those yesteryear’s of the late 70’s and early 80’s Wobble has liaised with a range of musicians and excelled in a series of aural genres. In 2009, he published his autobiography, Memoirs of a Geezer is an essential document charting the ups and downs of one of our most treasured performing artists. In 2011 The bass baron linked up with...

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Wales cricket teams continue strong start to season.

Wales’ cricket teams have continued their strong start to the season, with a series of wins across the age groups. The Wales girls U17 team travelled to Cornwall in their first game and were put into bat first, scoring 189 with Charlotte Scarborough (Gwent)  hitting 58. Chasing 190 to win Cornwall fell short by 4 runs with Sara Jenkins (Carmarthenshire) (2-49) and Charlotte Scarborough (2-28) doing most of the damage with the ball. They then hosted Gloucestershire with the tourists electing to bat first. But Gloucestershire were rolled over for a meagre 86 with Nicole Reid and Ella Reed...

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