Penarth Beach Officially Named a Designated Bathing Water

Katherine PeachCommunity

Penarth Beach is officially a designated bathing water! Over the last few months, we been following a campaign to get Penarth Beach designated as an official bathing water and now the application has officially been approved by the Welsh Government. The Vale of Glamorgan council and Natural Resources Wales will now be responsible for testing and submitting reports on the … Read More

Your Easter Calendar

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Kids

Busy Easter’s are back! As we, finally, come out of lockdown restrictions, we can once again enjoy Easter like we used to (while still keeping ourselves safe). So we’ve put together a calendar of all the upcoming Easter/Spring events for the whole family to enjoy. For our full events calendar, head over to our What’s on Guide Easter Duck Trail … Read More

Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival back with a bang for 2022!

John DaviesCommunity

The foodie favourite, Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival, is back with a bang this year with a whole host of tasty treats to tempt festival goers over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend.  Think moreish meats, vegan varieties, curries, cheeses, chutneys, scrumptious ciders, great gins and sweet treats – it promises to be a real highlight in this year’s calendar. As … Read More

We Stand with Ukraine

Katherine PeachCommunity, History

We’ve all seen the harrowing scenes of the Russian invasion on a sovereign Ukraine, and the world has come together to help in any way they can. Here’s how you can help the Ukrainian people during this very difficult time. #StandWithUkraine Donate What You Can There are many different charities out there who are supporting Ukraine and they all help … Read More

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Katherine PeachCommunity, Food, Homes, Kids, Wellbeing

With Mother’s Day right around the corner we know how difficult it can be to find the perfect gift, so we’ve collected a selection of great gift idea from some of the best independent shops near you. Pampering We all need a bit of pampering and self care after the year we’ve had! Beauty Box ener-chi Folk Gather Here Flowers … Read More

Roath Park Spring Community Stories

Katherine PeachCommunity

Theatre Cafe to Open in Roath If you’ve been looking for a space to express your talents and creativity with like minded people, then this might be the place for you. The Cardiff Theatre Cafe, set up and run by students, is a community for creatives to showcase their talents and passions in an encouraging environment. This theatre cafe will … Read More

Pontcanna Spring Community Stories

Katherine PeachCommunity

New Independent Food Hall in Cardiff Central Kommune, a huge food hall, will be opening their second location in Cardiff Central. With a wide variety of independent food and drink retailers, all bringing their own unique cuisines and products. It’s an “all-day dining and retail experience” for everyone. Plan for a Park Warden’s Hut Makeover Plans to transform a 110-year-old … Read More

Cowbridge Spring Community Stories

Katherine PeachCommunity

£185 Raised for Cancer Research In early February, £185 was raised for Cancer Research by Cllr Siân Vaughan, the Mayor of Cowbridge and her consort Rob Vaughan, who held a coffee morning. All dressed to support Wales’ in the Six Nations match against Ireland. Cowbridge Team Push Recycling Initiative A team of volunteers in Cowbridge are eager to encourage and educate … Read More

Penarth Spring Community Stories

Katherine PeachCommunity

Penarth Summer Festival and Downhill Derby returns for 2022 After a two-year absence, Penarth Summer Festival and Downhill Derby returns to The Esplanade in 2022. It is a highlight of the Penarth calendar, where amateur drivers race homemade soapbox carts, powered by nothing except determination and gravity. This year’s Downhill Derby will take place on Saturday 16th June from 2pm-5pm … 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