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11 great parks and walks in Newport to enjoy during the summer school holidays

The River Usk might be brown and its centre a dirty old town, but – beyond those cursory glances – Newport is also a city with some amazing and lush green spaces. From ornamental parks to rural idylls. there’s a whole other world away from the urban sprawl which surrounds its heart – all you have to do is look. …

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Two children will be chosen to perform as part of Roald Dahl’s City of the Unexpected

Two children will be selected to perform alongside professional performers and thousands of volunteers as part of the celebrations in Cardiff to mark the centenary of Roald Dahl ’s birth. Organisers hope City of the Unexpected will turn the eyes of the world on the capital as landmarks are transformed over the weekend of September 17 and 18. There will …

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The 70th Bridgend County Show was a roaring success

The 70th annual Bridgend County Show received a very warm reception from competitors and visitors despite the unseasonable weather. Crowds flocked to the Pencoed College showground for the three-day event to take in the wide variety of local produce on offer and shows in the arenas. Peter Bolter A pony is put through its paces in this A class competition …

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A new 1950s American-style gelato cafe is opening in Cardiff and these are the delicious desserts it will be selling

Creams – a London-based, ’50s Americana-style Italian gelato parlour – is coming to Cardiff’s St Mary Street. It’ll be the first Welsh branch for the acclaimed dessert company, which has opened stores all across the south-east of the UK since beginning life in 2008. The soon-to-open Cream’s on St Mary Street in Cardiff Selling sundaes, crepes, Belgian waffles, gelatos, sorbets, …

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Grab yourself free food and drink when the Gastro Alfresco Roadshow visits South Wales

Thousands of pounds of free food and drink will be given away when the annual Gastro Alfresco Roadshow calls at several South Wales branches of Tesco and Sainsbury’s next week. The tour will have tasting and testing tidbits and treats galore, including such favourites as Blossom Hill wine, Davidstow cheese, Shloer, Sacla pesto, Percol coffee and health snack Whitworths Shots. …

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Crowds of people have been loving the Cardiff International Food Festival

Foodies have been faced with something of a dilemma at the capital’s biggest food festival this weekend in Cardiff Bay – what to eat! With mountains of colourful cupcakes, trays of mouthwatering macarons, platefuls of churros and stacks of sugar-coated Welsh cakes along with savouries like crabrolls and vegetable curries, the choices at the Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival …

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The ultimate cheap Cardiff pub crawl where you can visit 9 pubs for less than £30

It’s been a month of celebration with Wales reaching the semi-finals of the Euro 2016 championships, and some of us might be feeling a bit light-of-wallet this weekend. But, fear not! You can still go out and enjoy this weekend with the minimum of cash. We’ve rounded up a selection of Cardiff ‘s bars and pubs that you can kick …

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9 summer soccer camps to book for kids inspired by Wales in Euro 2016

The amazing achievements of the Wales football team at this year’s Euro 2016 has no doubt sent kids into their back gardens to see if they can bend it like Gareth Bale or do Hal Robson-Kanu’s ‘Cruyff’ turn. And if they want to learn even more skills when the schools break up for summer, there are plenty of soccer camps …

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The 10 best Chinese takeaways in South Wales according to this website

Wiwo in Cardiff is the best Chinese takeaway in Wales – according to the public at least. Located on Woodville Road, the restaurant is the best Chinese in all Welsh postcodes for those who don’t want to go out but don’t fancy cooking according to ratings on Hungry House. Reviews on the site are submitted by the public with each …

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Celebrity Cup fever hits the Celtic Manor as Gethin Jones launches his own charity initiative

What better way to spend a Saturday than watching some of the country’s top golf-loving celebs hit the green at the Celtic Manor at the 2016 Celebrity Cup? Stars confirmed for this year’s tournament include Rob Brydon, Denise van Outen, Anton du Beke, Mike Tindall, Ben Shephard, Keith Duffy, Brian McFadden, Philip Glenister, Brendan O’Carroll, Ioan Gruffudd, Thom Evans and …

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