University sport: Mixed fortunes for the University of South Wales in varsity event

It was an action packed day in Treforest and Pontypridd with drama and feisty fixtures between two university rivals

Eight sports teams ventured across the Severn Bridge to the University of South Wales. The atmosphere was building ahead of the second varsity against the University of West England and it was all to play for.

The University of South Wales Students’ Union president, Jamal Abdilahi said: “there is a need for varsity here because it is important to showcase the talent of our stude

Palestine: Massive banner naming people killed in Gaza displayed at the Senedd

The banner had 20,000 hand-written names and spanned the length of 200 metres

A banner spanning the length of the Senedd displaying the names of 20,000 people killed in Gaza was held up outside the Welsh Parliament.

Protesters wanted Senedd members to pay tribute and stand with them at the event on Wednesday the 13th of March. They also wanted the public to remember the human lives that have been lost.

The protesters gathered in front of the Senedd on the steps just after noon and split into

Welsh Farmers’ Protest: Thousands gather at the Senedd over sustainability plans

Welsh Farmers' Protest: Thousands gather at the Senedd over sustainability plans

Thousands of farmers gathered outside the Senedd in protest over Welsh government plans which they say will devastate the industry.

Protests have been taking place over the past few weeks over the sustainable farming scheme which farmers claim will result in 5,500 job losses.

There were predicted to be 10 to 15,000 people attending, with estimates suggesting 5,000 were in Cardiff Bay – making it one of the bigges

Ystrad Mynach: Breast Cancer 'Centre of Excellence' Opens its Doors

“The Breast Care Unit project has been in our plans for a number of years, and so it’s fantastic to see it finally come into fruition. The clinical teams have worked incredibly hard to ensure that this purpose-built facility will provide the best possible treatment for our patients, and we’re so proud to now be able to offer our patients the breast care experience that they deserve. Our patients and community groups have been amazing in working with us to develop the centre and we thank them for

Cardiff: Exhibition highlighting what matters in life and in death

A photography exhibition in the Senedd aims to provide an insight into end of life care.

The film above is part of the What Matters Most? display and explores how end of life care can be improved based on the experiences of those affected. It is sponsored by Mark Isherwood MS.

He said: “The ethos in our hospices and palliative care providers is that we are not about death, we are about life, it is all about life right until the end and afterwards. So it is about the life of the individual with

Lauren Price MBE: The sporting sensation who grew up in Ystrad Mynach

Lauren Louise Price MBE was born on the 25th June 1994 in Newport but grew up in Ystrad Mynach, where she was raised by her grandparents. She is a professional boxer, former amateur boxer and former kickboxer and footballer.

She has held the British welterweight title since May 2023. While representing Wales in the amateur sport she won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, becoming the first Welsh woman to win a Commonwealth Games boxing medal. Four years later, she won gold at the 20

Cardiff: Dragged to Church makes a spectacular return for the sixth edition

The popular event returned for its sixth edition, this time spanning across two nights with special guest appearances from Charlotte Church and Chizzy Akudolu

Drag acts once again came together to raise money for St Andrew’s United Reformed Church in Roath.

This edition was called Six Slay Belles and was organised by Nathan Wyburn and Wayne Courtney along with others, with eight acts performing each night over the course of two shows.

Previous events have so far raised more than £20,000 towar

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The third studio album by Holding Absence is a glorious return to their very best. The Noble Art Of Self Destruction is a beautifully crafted album that draws on life experience and explores darker themes. This album really plays with your emotions with some incredible lyrics and vocals from the talented frontman Lucas Woodland. The band are now experts in their craft and this album feels like more of a return to their earlier music which wa

Review: Greatest Days Shines in Cardiff

The ‘Greatest Days’ musical commenced at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff last night to a sold out audience and it was a nostalgia trip for the ages.

Previously titled The Band, the show broke box office records when it was performed from 2017-2019. For fans who have already seen the musical in the past, this provided something different.

From award winning writer Tim Firth, the story is heartwarming and hilarious while tackling themes of love, loss, laughter and friendship. It takes you

Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane makes spectacular debut in Cardiff

The Ocean at the End of the Lane opened at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff last night to a sold out audience and it was a stunning example of what perfect theatre looks like.

The play, masterfully created by Joel Horwood and directed by Katy Rudd, incorporates dance and puppetry into a rich dialogue with captivating music. It first debuted in 2019 based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman (The Sandman, Good Omens). This is the first time it has ever been to Cardiff and it r

Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association Awards 2023: A celebration of diversity

The EMWWAA Award Ceremony took place on the 13th May 2023 at City Hall in Cardiff. There were many winners in different categories, all from various walks of life. The chief guest was Rt Hon Mark Drakeford who handed out the awards which celebrate the achievements of Welsh women and have been doing so since 2010.

The evening saw hundreds of people gather to recognise the talents of women who are often underrepresented in society and the workplace. The evening commenced with a certificate presen