Tag: What’s On Caerphilly

#PositiveCoronavirusNews – Premier Inn throws open its doors to tourist… #UKBiz #BizNews

Premier Inn throws open its doors to tourists

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/premier-inn-throws-open-its-doors-to-tourists-2t09x6sdx

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#PositiveCoronavirusNews – Swimming Pools to open up in July, but will look very different…

Coronavirus: swimming pools gear up to take the plunge with July reopening

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/coronavirus-swimming-pools-gear-up-to-take-the-plunge-with-july-reopening-jbkfp5vnx

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Welsh celebrities Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sophie Evans and Caroline Sheen will help host a virtual quiz night for children’s hospice, Tŷ Hafan

Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon will host a Gavin and Stacey themed round. Credit: Ian West/PA Images

Welsh celebrities Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sophie Evans and Caroline Sheen will help host a virtual quiz night for children’s hospice, Tŷ Hafan.

The event is being held at 7pm Friday 10 on the Welsh charity’s Facebook page and is the second virtual quiz fundraiser they have organised.

Players are asked to donate what they can, with the first quiz raising almost £3,000.

Due to the coronavirus lockdown, Tŷ Hafan had to cancel all their planned events and close their charity shops, meaning a potential income loss of more than £2 million this year.

The charity supports life-limited children and their families across Wales.

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Other celebrities joining the lineup include Britain’s Got Talent 2019 winner Colin Thackery and Karen Gibson from The Kingdom Choir. Credit: Tŷ Hafan

The quiz will feature pre-recorded questions read by eight famous faces.

It will be themed around music, movies and television with a special Gavin and Stacey themed round hosted by Rob Brydon and Ruth Jones.

Other celebrity quizmasters taking part include Westend actresses Kerry Ellis, Aisha Jawando and Sophie Evans. Musical theatre actress, Caroline Sheen, will also be joining the lineup.

Britain’s Got Talent 2019 winner, Colin Thackery and Karen Gibson from The Kingdom Choir, who led the royal wedding performance of ‘Stand by Me’ for Harry and Meghan, are also among the quizzers.

The first online fundraising quiz saw 3,800 people play.

This quiz series is one of the virtual fundraising ideas the charity is exploring to help keep the doors of their hospice open. They are also planning a virtual marathon in May.

We know that the Coronavirus outbreak is a time of concern for our families, supporters, volunteers & staff. Be assured that Tŷ Hafan is working tirelessly to respond to the needs of all involved with the charity. 💚

Here’s our current advice 👉 https://t.co/zQXjEzFgEU pic.twitter.com/bPNZqEH4xb

— Ty Hafan (@tyhafan) March 18, 2020

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Many charities are having to find alternative ways to fund their work during the global pandemic as shops have been shut and social gatherings stopped.

UK Government announced on Wednesday an extra £750 million in funding for frontline charities with £200 million of that specifically for hospices in England. Wales will get a portion of this funding. 

Coronavirus: Everything you need to know

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Welsh celebrities Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sophie Evans and Caroline Sheen will help host a virtual quiz night for children’s hospice, Tŷ Hafan

Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon will host a Gavin and Stacey themed round. Credit: Ian West/PA Images

Welsh celebrities Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sophie Evans and Caroline Sheen will help host a virtual quiz night for children’s hospice, Tŷ Hafan.

The event is being held at 7pm Friday 10 on the Welsh charity’s Facebook page and is the second virtual quiz fundraiser they have organised.

Players are asked to donate what they can, with the first quiz raising almost £3,000.

Due to the coronavirus lockdown, Tŷ Hafan had to cancel all their planned events and close their charity shops, meaning a potential income loss of more than £2 million this year.

The charity supports life-limited children and their families across Wales.

Read More:

Other celebrities joining the lineup include Britain’s Got Talent 2019 winner Colin Thackery and Karen Gibson from The Kingdom Choir. Credit: Tŷ Hafan

The quiz will feature pre-recorded questions read by eight famous faces.

It will be themed around music, movies and television with a special Gavin and Stacey themed round hosted by Rob Brydon and Ruth Jones.

Other celebrity quizmasters taking part include Westend actresses Kerry Ellis, Aisha Jawando and Sophie Evans. Musical theatre actress, Caroline Sheen, will also be joining the lineup.

Britain’s Got Talent 2019 winner, Colin Thackery and Karen Gibson from The Kingdom Choir, who led the royal wedding performance of ‘Stand by Me’ for Harry and Meghan, are also among the quizzers.

The first online fundraising quiz saw 3,800 people play.

This quiz series is one of the virtual fundraising ideas the charity is exploring to help keep the doors of their hospice open. They are also planning a virtual marathon in May.

We know that the Coronavirus outbreak is a time of concern for our families, supporters, volunteers & staff. Be assured that Tŷ Hafan is working tirelessly to respond to the needs of all involved with the charity. 💚

Here’s our current advice 👉 https://t.co/zQXjEzFgEU pic.twitter.com/bPNZqEH4xb

— Ty Hafan (@tyhafan) March 18, 2020

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Many charities are having to find alternative ways to fund their work during the global pandemic as shops have been shut and social gatherings stopped.

UK Government announced on Wednesday an extra £750 million in funding for frontline charities with £200 million of that specifically for hospices in England. Wales will get a portion of this funding. 

Coronavirus: Everything you need to know

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Welsh Music Event At Ffos Las Postponed #WelshEvents

The rock band were due to perform at Ffos Las in Carmarthenshire next month but the gig has been postponed due to Coronavirus.

Kaiser Chiefs were due to perform at Ffos Las racecourse in May.

For more on the Wales Online article follow the link.

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

2020 Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10K postponed due to Coronavirus…

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The 2020 Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10K has been postponed

The health and wellbeing of the community is paramount, therefore CCBC have been closely monitoring the situation surrounding the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak, aligning our response to the Public Health Wales guidelines, whilst making preparations for any upcoming events.

In line with recent decisions from high profile sporting events such as the London Marathon, we have decided that it is in the best interest of runners, spectators, volunteers and event staff to postpone the Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10K/2K that was scheduled to take place on 17th May 2020.

The Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10K/2K will now take place on Sunday 13th September 2020. We know that many of you will have been training hard for a long time, but your health, and that of our spectators, volunteers, event staff and the wider population is our main priority at this time. We understand and share your disappointment with this outcome, but given the circumstances we believe that the postponement will allow the event to reach its full potential in September.

All entries will be transferred automatically to the new date. There is no need to get in touch to amend any details. There is nothing for you to do if you have already registered.

Additional information relating to when race packs can be expected, road closure information and other operational details will be shared at a time closer to the event.

For further information or to register a place visit: https://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/10k/

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Halfway House, Blackwood – Updated 2019 Prices

Two miles from the centre of Blackwood, Halfway House is a village inn with a bar, restaurant and beer garden.
— Read on www.booking.com/hotel/gb/halfway-house-blackwood.en-gb.html

https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2019/11/24/halfway-house-blackwood-updated-2019-prices/

Caerphilly, United Kingdom All Events | Eventbrite

Lining up plans in 85684187? Whether you’re a local, new in town, or just passing through, you’ll be sure to find something on Eventbrite that piques your interest.
— Read on www.eventbrite.com/d/united-kingdom–caerphilly–85684187/all-events/

https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2019/09/18/caerphilly-united-kingdom-all-events-eventbrite/

Things To Do In Wales, UK | Attractions in UK | Visit Wales

Wales is home to a great range of activities, restaurants, history and landmarks. Discover the huge range of things to do in the UK, with Visit Wales.
— Read more on www.visitwales.com/things-do

The British Bird of Prey Centre

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https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2019/04/14/things-to-do-in-wales-uk-attractions-in-uk-visit-wales/

Another fab Caerphilly Networking Event at Caerphilly RFC…

We had another fab networking event at Caerphilly RFC on Thursday 13th of September.

Thanks to all those who attended and we look forward to seeing you at the next Caerphilly Business Networking Event In South Wales on Thursday 11th of October from 4pm to 6pm.

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https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2018/09/14/another-fab-caerphilly-networking-event-at-caerphilly-rfc/

Caerphilly Business Networking Event at Caerphilly RFC hosted by #CBN

Everyone seemed to have a great time at the last Caerphilly Business Networking Event at Caerphilly RFC, hosted by CBN. There were plenty of attendees, everyone had a good laugh and an interesting debate and chat on Social Media that has lead to the creation and use of the #CBN hashtag (Caerphilly Business Network)! Please […]

https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/caerphilly-business-networking-event-at-caerphilly-rfc-hosted-by-cbn-2/

https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/27/caerphilly-business-networking-event-at-caerphilly-rfc-hosted-by-cbn-4/