In response to today’s record A level, AS and Welsh Baccalaureate results, where Wales recorded the highest grades since 2009 and some of Wales’ Further Education colleges achieved 100% success rate, Iestyn Davies, CEO of ColegauCymru / CollegesWales has highlighted the growth in the number of learners opting for college, attracted to the variety of academic, vocational and work-based learning courses on offer (51% went to college after GCSEs in 2016.
Several months after a team of National Lottery millionaires created a magical, gingerbread-inspired playhouse for a Cardiff charity, some of the winners paid a return visit to the children’s centre to see how their donation was making a difference to the lives of staff and visitors.
Following the hugely successful Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix on Saturday (22 July) which saw Polish star Maciej Janowski taking the British title, the organisers have announced the date for next year’s thrilling event.
South Wales is becoming a major player in the UK for hosting world-class sporting events following the successful UEFA Champions League final, several of the 2012 Olympics football matches in Cardiff, and of course the Ryder Cup in Newport in 2010.
With the British & Irish Lions heading for a tense decider against the All Blacks in Auckland on Saturday, two high profile Welsh companies have joined forces to create their own winning business formula.