A man from Cardiff Bay has been crowned the winner of Traveline Cymru’s Wales-wide competition to find public transport heroes. David Holmes, 44, was awarded his prize, a brand new Apple iPad, after beating off competition from over 4,000 entries. Launched in April 2013, the competition encouraged people to step forward as ‘Traveline Heroes’ by sharing how using the public transport information service has benefitted
We love a good jam at jamjar PR! So to help get all you lovely folk in the festive spirit, we thought we’d share our favourite recipe for Christmas jam. This recipe is spiced with cinnamon and cloves – real Christmas flavours – together with an abundance of fresh cranberries. Ingredients 1 cinnamon stick Few whole cloves 450g cooking apples – peeled, cored and diced Zest of one large orange 20
Christmas time is a family affair, but for divorced or separated parents, it can bring plenty of challenges and emotional anxiety. The festive season can be a huge source of stress for many, especially if your family doesn’t fit the ‘traditional’ 2.4 children mould, defined as two married parents living together with two or more children. Here Sophie Hughes, head of family law at Watkins & Gunn
If you’re in business, the Christmas period is a great time to take stock of the year and look forward to what’s on the horizon. Unless you’re in the retail business, or otherwise connected to satisfying customers during the festive period, take advantage of the seasonal slowdown and this rare break in the pace of business to think things over. At this time of year, I focus my efforts on the three Rs – review,
The Radisson Blu Hotel in Cardiff has expanded its sales team with the appointment of a new Sales Executive. Barbara Rostocka, 27, who is originally from Poland, has joined the sales team to help develop business for the hotel’s meetings and events offering. With over seven years’ hospitality experience, Barbara has spent the last three years working for the four-star hotel in a front of house capacity. She joins Dir
A business telecommunications provider, whose clients include Cardiff Blues and Cardiff Metropolitan University, is celebrating its tenth year of trading with a record turnover. TWL Voice and Data has ended its last financial year with its highest ever turnover. Established by Andrew Nicholson in 2003, over the past 10 years TWL has built up an impressive reputation for providing comprehensive telecommunications solu
Cardiff Bus has launched a mobile ticketing service giving customers the opportunity to buy tickets across the whole network via their mobile phones. The m-ticketing service can be accessed via Cardiff Bus’ free iff app, which is available on iPhone and Android devices on any mobile network, and allows bus passengers to browse, select, purchase and use bus tickets directly from their mobile phones. Customers have the
A local businessman from Pontypridd has conquered his fear of heights after climbing Africa’s highest peak. Nigel Greenaway, Director of Cardiff-based law firm, Greenaway Scott, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for St David’s Hospice Care. Despite suffering with acute mountain sickness, which severely impacted climbing the summit, Nigel tackled the 19,000ft mountain and completed the challenge in eight days.