Help Raise Some Much-Needed Dough for Marie Curie Cymru

Katherine PeachCharity, Community, Food

The end-of-life charity Marie Curie is calling on people in Cardiff and the Vale to throw a Blooming Great Tea Party in June and July to help fund vital care and support for those living with a terminal illness, and their families. The charity’s fundraising appeal is a piece of cake – simply set a date to host a tea … Read More

Penarth School’s Charity Ball Raises over £10,500 for Welsh Heart Charity

Katherine PeachCharity, Community, Education, Kids

Penarth’s Westbourne School has raised £10,511.45 at its third annual Spring Ball, in aid of charity partner, Calon Heart Screening & Defribrillators. The spectacular black tie event, help at the historic Exchange Hotel in Cardiff, was attended by parents, friends of the school, teachers and well-known faces from the Cardiff and Vale community, who enjoyed a dinner, silent auction, raffle … Read More

Local Charity Looking for Volunteers to Jump Aboard

Katherine PeachCharity, Community

The local sail training charity, Challenge Wales, is on the hunt for volunteers to jump aboard its sailing vessels to help the charity continue to deliver its outdoor education programme at sea and to help change the lives of young people. The charity, which is based in Penarth, operates 72-foot Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship and 60-foot Adventure Wales … Read More

Forever Flowers Campaign Returns to Celebrate Life

Katherine PeachCharity, Community

Award-winning Cardiff charity City Hospice’s popular Forever Flowers campaign which celebrates life will return to Cardiff Castle this summer. Forever Flowers invites supporters to purchase a limited-edition flower to remember cherished family members, friends and loved ones. Expertly crafted by the British Ironworks Centre, this year’s Forever Flower is a sunflower, a global emblem of the hospice movement, which has … Read More

Local Author Donates Proceeds to Charity

Katherine PeachCharity, Community, Kids

To raise money for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice in Sully, Lavernock resident Geraldine Seymour has written and published a children’s book. The book contains two delightful stories, with beautiful colour illustrations. Percy’s Dilemma and The Cosmeston Secret are both set in the Penarth area. The first story is about Percy the Penarth pigeon and the second about the woodland elves … Read More

Westbourne School Pupil Raises £5,500 for Brain Tumour Research

Katherine PeachCharity, Community

The Penarth school has been running events in support of the cause. Catrin Hobbs, age 10, Head Girl at Westbourne Prep School in Penarth, has raised £5,500 in support of leading UK charity Brain Tumour Research. Catrin’s mother, Charlotte Hobbs, sadly passed away from the disease last month, leaving behind husband Dafydd and their two daughters Freya and Catrin. Charlotte … Read More

An Iconic Abseil Challenge Not To Be Missed!

Katherine PeachCharity

Want to set yourself an amazing and memorable challenge in 2022? Also want to give back to those in need living in our local community at the same time? Look no further, local charity Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale, are offering the rare opportunity to experience abseiling down one of Cardiff’s most iconic buildings- the St David’s Hotel. Spaces … Read More

Celebrating Volunteers

Katherine PeachCharity, Community

We have all heard of Helping Hands Penarth, and the incredible work their volunteers have done throughout the pandemic. Helping Hands Penarth is a voluntary group who united the community against the challenges of COVID-19, With over 500 volunteers, Helping Hands Penarth have done so much for this community already. Anything from collecting shopping and prescriptions, to offering a friendly … Read More

Helping Hands Covid-19 Heroes

Katherine PeachCharity, Community

By now we’ve all heard of Helping Hands and the incredible work that they’ve done throughout the pandemic for the Penarth community. Helping Hands is a voluntary group that brought the whole community together to unite against the challenges that Covid-19 has caused.  With over 500 volunteers, Helping Hands has done so much for this community already. Anything from offering … Read More