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Yearly Archives: 2018

Try Oakwood Theme Park rollercoasters First

oakwood roller coaster

Just like beer tester at a brewery would be the dream job for many adults, most teenagers would love to be appointed fun advisor at their local theme park. Imagine it – being asked to give your opinion on future developments, as well as be having exclusive first access to try out all new rides and attractions. Well, for three …

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A real-life murder mystery game will take place on Cardiff’s city centre streets


Fancy yourself as a budding Sherlock ? Well, now you can put your talents as a wannabe detective to the test on the streets of Cardiff as an interactive murder mystery whodunit unfolds across the capital. Taking place on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 , amateur sleuths will be able to group together in teams of two to …

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Community team take cage to Active Merthyr

cardiff blues tackle cage

As well as running kids camps at Cardiff Arms Park throughout the week, the community team hosted sessions in Merthyr with both the inflatable tackle cage and European Challenge Cup in attendance. More than 1,000 visitors attended the event at the Active Merthyr Village, many getting their first taste of rugby. The event was designed to get locals active and …

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The National Eisteddfod is a must-visit treasure we need to cherish | Laura McAllister

Cardiff Eistedford

Imagine that you are on holiday in France, Spain or Italy and stumble upon a gigantic cultural festival, full of history, pomp and ceremony. One described as the biggest cultural festival anywhere in Europe, attended by almost twice as many people as watch Wales rugby matches at the national stadium. You hear an ancient language being spoken naturally and joyfully …

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Man celebrating birthday caught with high-purity cocaine in Coyote Ugly toilets

cocaine packet

A man was caught with high-purity cocaine in the toilets of a Cardiff bar while celebrating his birthday. Callum Paul was found in a cubicle at Coyote Ugly with 11 wraps of the drug after a security guard heard rustling and sniffing coming from the area. Sentencing him at Newport Crown Court, Recorder Nicholas Gareth Jones said: “This is not …

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Jurassic Kingdom in Cardiff Event details


Dinosaurs will be taking over a popular Cardiff park as Jurassic Kingdom heads to the Welsh capital. The prehistoric creatures will be greeting visitors for just over two weeks in August and the park’s new residents are expected to offer an interactive, life-sized replica experience. It’s part of a wider tour and visitors cane expect fun, food and more than …

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South terrace to be split

South terrace

Traditionally, supporters have been able to access any part of the terrace but to allow the iconic ground to operate at its optimum capacity, members are asked to notify the club whether they want to stand in the East (Clubhouse End) or West (Taff End) side of the enclosure. Changes will take effect from the Guinness PRO14 opener against Leinster …

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New Cardiff bars and restaurants in 2018

The Alchemist

When it comes to eating out and enjoying a few drinks, Cardiff is spoilt for choice – and there have been plenty of new openings in 2018 so far. And if you like margaritas, mojitos and daiquiris, in particular, then you’re in for a treat as there have been many new cocktail bars throwing open their doors. Here’s a look …

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Glamorgan target back-to-back wins

Glamorgan cricket

Head Coach Robert Croft has named a 13-man squad for Glamorgan’s tonight’s showdown against Gloucestershire at Sophia Gardens in the Vitality Blast. Despite the loss of Joe Burns through injury and Colin Ingram to illness, the Welsh county upset the odds to run out victors against Surrey at The Oval on Tuesday night. Kiran Carlson scored his maiden half-century in …

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