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Vote for the Miss Wales Finalist 2017 from Tongwynlais

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Erica Lam-Henderson, who grew up in Tongwynlais, has reached the Miss Wales 2017 finals. The 24 year old optometry student is looking forward to relaunching her mental health charity, “Shake It Off”, after graduating. In her Miss Wales biography she explains, “my aim is to facilitate those with mental health difficulties in regaining their confidence … more…

Meet Jon Pountney, the New Artist in Residence at Castell Coch

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Jon Pountney is the man behind “Cardiff Before Cardiff” and Castell Coch’s latest artist in residence. In an interview with Cadw’s Heritage and Arts Manager, Dr. Ffion Reynolds, Jon talked about his previous projects: “I have been a professional photographer since 2000, working in commercial and corporate areas. In 2010 I started the social history … more…

Radio Legend Dewi Griffiths Opens the New Lewis Arms

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Although I missed the official ribbon cutting of the newly refurbished Lewis Arms, I did manage to speak to the honoured ribbon cutter and radio legend Dewi Griffiths. Dewi is best known for the long running Sunday morning radio programme “A String of Pearls”, which he describes as: “music from the Hollywood films and BBC … more…