Danish retail brand, Tiger, is expanding its operations in Wales by opening a new 195 sq metre store in Cwmbran that will create 10 new jobs. The variety store, which sells own-brand Scandinavian design homeware goods, opened its first store in Cardiff in December 2013, with two entrepreneurs heading up the joint venture partnership. The new store, located in unit 30 on Gwent Square, sees Kate Methuen-Ley, 38, and Helen Corsi, 33, expand their business operations just seven months after opening the first Tiger store in Wales. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Tiger has been working with Mrs Methuen-Ley and Miss Corsi as official partners of the retail brand since September 2013.…
The artist who drew paintings on the wall of the Moonraker pub over 20 years ago has stumbled across photos of his work. Ashley Lewis , who lives in Llanfrechfa, wants to see if they bring back memories of the old pub.
Cwmbran boxer Ashley Brace, who will make history when she represents Wales at Glasgow 2014, is holding an open-air sparring session in Cwmbran. Ashley Brace boxes for Torfaen Warriors ABC who are based in Llanyrafon. She is one of the first three women to pull on a Welsh vest at the Commonwealth Games. Fundraising Day at the Six in Hand pub A ring is being set up outside the Six In Hand pub tomorrow- Sunday 6 July- as part of a fund-raising day to support Ashley. She will train in the open-air from 12pm and spar and be put through her paces to show the skills and fitness needed to box…
Do your kids love loom bands? Cwmbran Shopping is hosting the UK’s first loom band mini festival tomorrow.
A Cwmbran man has told how he left his home town to set up a business as a personal trainer in the parks of central London.
Randomz has just been set up to help unemployed young people in Torfaen get back into work or set up their own business.
Torfaen Tigers rugby league club have made the generous decision to make the Shae Button Fund their shirt sponsor for this season.
Pupils at Llanyrafon Primary School in Cwmbran run their own savings club. The club was set up in October 2012 and is linked to the local credit union.
A Cwmbran man is going to climb Ben Nevis…at night.
Eighteen year-old Croesyceiliog School pupil Danielle Jordan has been picked to represent Wales at hockey in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Are you registered with Greenmeadow Surgery in Cwmbran? This letter has been sent to all registered patients. This letter says: “…the GPs of Greenmeadow Surgery, Cwmbran have notified the Health Board that they wish to resign their General Medical Services Contract on 31 August 2014….I would like to provide reassurance that whilst I am not able to confirm how GP services will be delivered to you from 1 September 2014; I can confirm that you will be able to access high quality medical services from 1 September 2014.” Does anyone know what this all means?