Month: March 2016

South Wales law firm signs Lithuanian deal to recover €2 million.

South Wales-based CJCH Solicitors are teaming up with the European Law Firm of the Year to track down Lithuanian citizens in the UK and recover up to €2 million which courts have ordered them to pay. Fast-growing CJCH, whose headquarters are in Cardiff, has signed a contract with Lithuanian firm Sorainen, recently named European Law Firm of the Year in The Lawyer European Awards, to jointly represent the interests of one of their Lithuanian clients to trace and identify the whereabouts and assets of up to 200 Lithuanian individuals in the UK. CJCH, who also have offices in Barry...

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Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Tour comes to Wales.

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is coming to Wales as part of a national Trophy Tour of Great Britain. Following Team GB’s historic win against Belgium in the 2015 Davis Cup Final, when Britain lifted the trophy for the first time in 79 years, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) wanted to celebrate this momentous occasion by delivering the Davis Cup Trophy Tour across the country to thank the tennis community including players, coaches, venues and volunteers who supported the team on its incredible journey. The trophy tour is designed as a celebration and also a way to inspire...

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The Stranglers are Black and White heroes.

By Rob Jones The Stranglers have survived five decades of various incarnations. Jean-Jacques Burnel (bass) and Dave Greenfield (keyboards) remain as a permanent part of the line-up, but because of health reasons original drummer Jet Black is now an occasional performer-and, sadly the influential Hugh Cornwell has been absent since 1990. Guitarist Baz Warne (a member since 2000) and Burnel now share the main vocal duties with Greenfield chipping in as well. Meanwhile, Jim MacAulay steps in on drums to make up a quartet that played on their 2016 date at Cardiff University. The band was delivering the colossal...

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The Professionals: Kick down the Doors!

By Rob Jones The Professionals were in essence the post Sex Pistols operation of Paul Cook and Steve Jones. After an initial period with Andy Allen-a more famed four piece added Ray McVeigh and Paul Myers. However, Jones decided to leave the band and that seemingly ended The Professionals story that had run between 1980 and 1982. Some fine trademark Cook and Jones power pop punk had come out of an energetic era; and, several notable singles plus a potent album in the form of I didn’t see it Coming had left a lively legacy. However, in 2015 the...

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MEILYR JONES.

‘2013’ THE NEW ALBUM – OUT 18th MARCH 2016 + SPRING LIVE DATES MEILYR JONES (ex-Race Horses) is thrilled to release his wonderful debut solo record: 2013, which will be available 19th March.  “I conceived of the record as a compilation of myself, over the period of a year,” says Meilyr Jones. “As an anthology, a collection of my songs and of what happened to me in that year.” The year in question was 2013, a curious time in Jones’s life, when the weeks were scored by loss and pleasure and revelation, and when he made a short but transformative trip to...

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