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  • Reg charity no. 1106379

    Spring/Summer 2011 Edition

    Vouchers

    Inside

    Business2HomeWhere you can save money and help the community

    You can become a Wales ‘dream maker ’Enclosed discount vouchers to save £££’s from local and national businesses. Another reason to keep smiling.

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    Index

    Our Patrons...

    Welcome 03

    What’s on in Cardiff & the Vale of Glamorgan? 04

    Dream team news 05

    Catch The Dream 06

    How you can help 07

    Ecoways company profile 08

    Emergency and useful telephone numbers 09

    Damsels in Success company profile 10

    Cardiff advertising 11-13

    Forte School of Music company profile 14

    Special Needs Shop 15

    Rebecca Lees Media Services company profile 16

    Money off vouchers 17-18

    Midas Estates company profile 19

    Advertising 20-21

    Sarah’s Gifts and Hampers company profile 22

    Advertising 23

    Money off vouchers 23-24

    Special thanks 24

    Lilies Photography company profile 25

    Special Friends Online - social network 26-27

    Aloe Wellbeing company profile 28

    Jokes & puzzles 29

    Benefits of becoming a Follow Your Dreams member 30

    MGL Printers company profile 31

    WelcomeHello everyone,Welcome to this new edition of Business�Home magazine and a huge thank you to our new sponsors

    who have placed an advert or a voucher within our magazine. The Charity hopes you all make the most

    of these vouchers, offers and the opportunity of placing your business with local people who have a real

    commitment to offering value for money.

    Business�Home can also be downloaded from our website www.followyourdreams.org.uk, so after

    you’ve used your vouchers from the magazine you can go online and download more vouchers time-

    after-time-after-time, saving you money and helping our Charity and the local businesses that support it.

    2011 has been a busy year so far with the Charity that has launched its largest fundraising campaign

    ever, called Catch the Dream. This campaign was launched in the St David’s Centre Cardiff in January.

    This inspirational campaign focuses upon catching 1000 dreams of youngsters with learning disabilities

    throughout the UK.

    Catch the Dream will be staging a series of workshops throughout the UK in some of the major

    shopping centres, special needs schools, colleges, centres and groups working with some really special

    youngsters to uncover their dreams, aspirations, hopes and desires. In 2011 we hope to catch 1000

    dreams and with your support we trust we can help make them come true.

    Our workshops also feature Britain’s Got Special Talent so as

    Britain enjoys the Saturday night ritual of watching talent shows

    like X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent etc, we believe youngsters

    with learning disabilities should also have a platform to show off

    their talent and we have created the platform to do just that. We

    will be on the ‘search for a star’ and at the end of the year a grand

    final will be held to find Britain’s most talented ‘special’ star.

    We do hope you enjoy this new Business�Home magazine and

    if you know someone in your area you feel would benefit from

    being involved with us within the Charity as a sponsor or as a

    beneficiary then do get in touch, we are just a phone call away

    from making some really special dreams coming true together.

    Cheerio!

    CEO & Campaign Director

    Would you like to be a patron or trustee?

    If so, please contact us..tel 0�44� ��0 �84

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    Dream team newsWhat’s on guide

    What’s on in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan? Please see www.visitthevale.com for a full list of upcoming events happening in the Vale of Glamorgan

    March1st St David’s Day Parade Cardiff City Hall Cardiff from 11.30am

    St Fagan’s Celebrations with free welsh cake 11am until 3pm

    2nd The Red Dragon Centre Tiny Tots Play Pod, free parent-child play scheme

    11th Sri Lanka Charity auction Barry Comprehensive School

    12th Party on Penarth Pier

    16th Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward Paget Rooms Penarth

    April16th Seasonal food in the Iron Age St Fagans

    22nd-25th Easter Egg Hunt St Fagans

    24th Fundraising event Three Horse Shoes, Gabalfa, Cardiff

    May13th-15th Walking for All, family walking www.valeofglamorgan.walkingfestival.org.uk

    22nd 5k Cardiff Fun Run www.chepstowharriers.org.uk

    June12th Forte School of Music Festival National History Museum St Fagans

    30th-2nd July A Midsummer Nights Dream by Cardiff Castle Open Air Theatre - Cardiff Castle

    July8th-10th International Food & Drink Festival Cardiff Bay

    Forte School of Music Summer Concert Acapela Studios, Pentyrch

    17th Cardiff Multicultural Mela Cardiff Bay

    August27th Big Fun Run www.bigfunrun.com

    Follow Your Dreams were asked to light up the Bay at ChristmasSanta and his helpers, Darren Morris, Sue Brookes and Sam Sugarman, made lots of Childrens’ evening by popping down to Cardiff Bay to switch on the Christmas lights on the Red Dragon stage.They then gave lots of special children a little pressie!

    An Invite from the Famous Gok Wan Style GuruA surprise invite to go and watch Gok Wan, the World famous Fashion King filming his ‘Clothes Show’. The evening show was much enjoyed by

    lots of Follow Your Dreams members.

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    Catch the Dream Campaign was Launched in La Trattoria’sInternational Sports Stars including Pat Thomas former British Light-middleweight Champion added his weight to this campaign when just recently he helped the Charity raise over £4,000 at a local fundraising event in Talbot Green. At this event 2 Dreams came true! Andrew Williams has been asked to compete in this years ‘Special Olympics’ in Athens, but needs £2,000 to go. We were able to present him with the £1,000 that he needed to go! Also supporting us on the evening was Jeff Savory, Chairman of the Special Olympics Wales, we also presented him with £200 to help with all the wonderful work he does for the Special Olympics Wales.

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    Please can you help us to catch and make some special dreams come trueFollow Your Dreams has launched its largest fundraising campaign ever called Catch the Dream. It is a 3 year Campaign that will create a wave of inspirational goal setting by youngsters with learning disabilities throughout the UK, who are looking to explore and develop their potential in music, art, sport and drama.

    Catch the Dream Campaign was launched in Cardiff in January 2011 and will now tour throughout the whole of 2011 and will visit over some of the major shopping centres, special needs schools, colleges, centres and groups throughout the UK, placing the Charity in the spotlight of over 7 Million people.

    This tour incorporates ‘Britain’s Got Special Talent’ and we are looking to find Britain’s Special Star on our tour of the UK.

    The aim of the Catch the Dream is to Catch 1000 Dreams for youngsters with learning disabilities throughout the UK and then to work in partnership with local fundraisers to help make those dreams come true.

    Our Campaign enables us to work in advance of the tour with some special individuals within special needs schools, colleges, groups and centres helping them to discover their dreams, goals, hopes and aspirations, priming them to attend one of our many Catch the Dream events.

    Each event is highly entertaining. Participants attend as a group and for around an hour during which they look at superstars and heroes with learning disabilities and unveil their dreams to us and hang their dreams on our giant dreams catchers.

    As Britain enjoys the Saturday night ritual of watching talent shows like X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent etc, we believe youngsters with learning disabilities should also have a platform to show

    off their talent and we have created the platform to do just that. Each school will be judged by 3 appointed judges and prizes awarded for their talent. Every child goes home with a goody bag and a BIG smile.

    We will be on the ‘search for a star’ and at the end of the year a grand final will be held to find Britain’s most talented ‘special’ star. We are already in talks to try and get that person to star on one of our TV favourites for 3 minutes of fame. This could all be possible thanks to you.

    To find out more and to get involved please contact Cheryl or Sue on 0�44� ��0�84, or to make a donation please send to:

    Follow Your Dreams Ltd 36a Edwards House Talbot Road Talbot Green South Wales CF72 8AF

    How you can helpHelp us make more dreams come true

    We are always looking for people to help us raise much needed funds

    to help youngsters reach their full potential.

    Organise your own fundraising event

    Become a regular member (see back page)

    Get your company to hold an event or campaign, become a corporate

    sponsor or sponsor a dream

    Help us to put collecting tins out in your area

    Make a donation to us at: Follow Your Dreams,

    Head Office: 36a Edwards House, Talbot Road, Talbot Green, CF72 8AF

    Hold a raffle at your local club/pub

    Get your school, club, college or university to become involved and share the

    magical moments

    Please phone 0�44� ��0 �84 - every penny counts

    Become a South Wales ‘dream maker’!

    Barbeque Murder mystery night

    Barn dance Non uniform day at school

    Bingo night Parachute jump

    Car boot sale Plant sale

    Car treasure hunt Quiz night

    Car wash Race night

    Charity auctions Recycling for cash

    Charity concert Rubber duck race

    Charity curry night Run a marathon/half or full

    Coffee morning/tea party garden party Sponsored abseil

    Fancy dress party Sponsored bike ride

    Ferret racing Sponsored football match

    Firewalking Sponsored go-karting

    Garage sale Sponsored head shave

    Karaoke nights Sponsored paintball

    Here are some fundraising ideas

    which you may wish to use for inspiration:

    Rhys McKendricks

    Dream Came True...Emotions ran high when

    Rhys’ Dream to go and see Mama Mia came true. Cardiff performance were sold out, so we are sending Rhys and his family to see Mama Mia in London, staying overnight at a hotel.

    Why not join our recycling scheme?We recycle - Mobile phones, ink cartridges & used stamps.

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    Thank you for your support!

    Can we be your Charity of the Year?

    orCan you help us with an

    event BIG or small?

    Update or make a Will...Once you have named your close friends and family in your will, consider leaving a donation through your will.

    Phone the office for more information...

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    Company profileGraham de Vall Business Owner

    Ecoways Tel 029 2088 6037

    Email [email protected]

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    Who are you and what do you do?

    I am Graham de Vall and I care about the world

    around me and I’m sure you care too, don’t you?

    What I’m not is some sort of eco-warrior! What

    I do believe however is that we can easily take

    steps to reduce the impact we have on the world

    around us. After all, I reckon we are all guilty to

    some extent of helping to pollute it.

    I’ve always been vaguely conscious of the impact

    I have on the environment. My dad always

    nagged us about turning lights off when we left

    the room (although I reckon this was probably

    more for financial reasons than anything else)

    and I joined the Scout Association as a Cub when

    I was 8 years old. In the Scouts, amongst other

    things, we learnt to care about the countryside

    and making sure we left no litter.

    Over the years I’ve always tried to maintain these

    disciplines but never really expanded on them….

    life’s been too busy for that and there have been

    other priorities. Does this sound familiar? I

    suppose I’ve become more aware of the impact I

    have over the last 5 years or so and have tried to

    be a bit more proactive, recycling more, growing

    my own fruit and veg and that sort of thing – but

    don’t you find that it’s not made easy for you? I

    certainly have.

    And then I discovered Wikaniko (pronounced

    We Can Eco) It’s now easy to get all your eco

    friendly stuff from one place. I was so impressed

    I became a distributor, just look at my web

    site, www.ecoways.biz it’s crammed full of free

    downloads and stuff as well as nearly 1000

    products to help you find a better alternative to

    the chemical laden stuff we use everyday – and

    it’s delivered to your door so you don’t have to

    carry it home from the supermarket!

    What do you like about Cardiff?

    That’s easy, even though it’s a busy, vibrant,

    modern capital city there are still some great

    green spaces and parks - Bute Park is right in

    Town, Roath Park and Victoria Park are also

    fabulous. I’m sure you’ve got your favourite! It’s

    also easy to get out of the city and you can be

    on a beach, or in the mountains in the blink of

    an eye.

    Where is your favourite place?

    I love being out in the Countryside for a bit of

    walking but if I can’t get out of town then it’s got

    to be the Bay, I’ve done a bit of Kayaking and the

    new White Water Centre is great.

    Favourite dining place?

    I love Chinese food and for lunch it’s got to

    be China China. In the evening the Riverside

    Cantonese is fabulous. For an alternative culture

    I love the Madeira. There’s loads of places I’ve

    still to try though!

    Sum yourself up in three words

    I’m a typical Taurus, ‘nuff said.

    Any long time ambition?

    To look after my family, stay healthy, not have too

    many financial worries and be able to help folk

    where I can, to do the same.

    I’m good at…Attention to detail, I’m precise and I have

    a good

    work ethic.

    I’m very bad at….

    Knowing when it’s good enough! I’m a

    perfectionist and sometimes that’s not good.

    Does it always have to be so damn perfect? No,

    it needs to be good, very good, maybe even

    excellent but sometimes perfect is a step to far!

    Emergency & useful telephone numbers

    Aqua Pets 029 20691070

    Beauty: Inner Beauty 029 20589901 / 0785 8919244

    Blinds: Centrality Blinds 01446 719080

    Builder: S H Builders 0750 8021166 / 0750 8021005

    Building Society: Principality 0845 0450006

    Business Networking Club: Introbiz 0845 4347540

    Cafe: Cbreak Cafe, The Knap 01446 732752

    Card, Gift, Balloon & Gift Shop: Serenade 029 20522424

    Cardiff Airport 01446 711111

    Cardiff Bus 0871 2002233

    Car Sales - Apollo Cars 029 20215143

    Cleaning: Sparkles Cleaning Services 0776 5790276

    Damsels in Success 07855 397979

    Dog Warden 029 20708141

    Electricity 0800 0520400

    Ecoways 029 20886037

    Fancy Dress & Balloons: Bobs Balloons 01446 730780

    Fire Service - Home Safety Check 0800 1691234

    Flooring: Cleaver Flooring 029 20617333

    Flooring: Unique Flooring Wales Ltd 01446 406365

    Follow Your Dreams Ltd 01443 230184 / 01443 230352

    Forte School of Music 029 20631340

    Gas 0800 111999

    Get Connected 0777 3110035

    Give Blood 0800 252266

    Hairdresser - Way-A-Head 029 20618151

    Health Club/Fitness Centre Innaction Health & Fitness 029 20589901

    Health Club/ Fitness Centre: Fitness First 029 20695590

    Health Management: Vitality Health Clinic 08449910056

    Hospital - UHW 029 20747747

    Hotel: Copthorne 029 20599100

    Insurance: Protectagroup 029 20444555

    Integrated Graphics 01446 500680

    I T Solutions: Orbits 01446 407530

    Lilies Photography 07963 297 162

    Luxurious Pamper: Senses In The City 0800 787564

    Midas Estates 0808 1088140

    Mot & Service Centre: Babbage & Son Ltd 029 20762864

    Music School: Forte School of Music 029 20631340

    New Theatre 029 20878889

    NHS Direct 0845 4647

    Noisy Neighbours 029 20871650

    Nspcc Child Protection 0800 800500

    Pet Grooming: K-9 Creations 029 20191265

    Pets R Us 029 20691070

    PHD Finance 0800 6226999

    Photographer: Perfect Moments 029 20336730

    Pitza: Buzin Ltd 029 20613110

    Plumber: Big Leek Plumbing Solutions 029 20340679 / 07817296016

    Police 029 20222111

    Psychic/Medium: Beyond The Light 0750 4440768

    Pub: Borough Arms 01446 735067

    Pub/Club: The Earl Haig (Rbl) Club 029 20626015

    Pub & Playcentre: The Three Horseshoes 01446 710428

    Rail 0845 7484950

    Rebecca Lees Media Services 01443 217464

    Removals: Fox Moving & Storage 029 20750967

    Restaurant: Bella Italia 029 20472009

    Sarah’s Gifts and Hampers Ltd 07969 773809

    Special Friends Online 01443 230237

    Special Olympics Wales 07803 165581

    Tan & Beauty Centre: Advanced Professional 029 20610121

    Tattoos: Cobra Tattoos 01446 729106

    Taxi: A2b 01446 747500

    Tourist Information Cardiff 029 20463833

    Training/Coaching/Hr: 4ward Development Ltd 01633 867911

    V K Direct 0844 8000123

    Welsh Water 0800 0520130

    Waterbus 07940 142409

    Welsh Book Shop: Siop Y Felin 029 20692999

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    Company profileDr Michelle Clarke

    Damsels in Success Cardiff

    Tel 07855 397979 Email [email protected]

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    www.damselsinsuccess.co.uk/cardiff

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    Who are you and what do you do?

    I’m Michelle Clarke and I’m the leader of Damsels in

    Success in Cardiff. Damsels in Success is a personal

    development group that meets once a month to

    inspire, energise and support fabulous women

    who want more out of life - more success without

    the stress!

    At Damsels in Success we believe that you have to

    take care of yourself first before you can take care

    of anyone else. We create time and space every

    month for you to put yourself first, to connect as a

    community of inspired women, to discover who you

    truly are and learn to live your lives fully and freely.

    When we are completely connected to ourselves

    then everyone benefits - our children, our partners,

    our friends, family and community.

    Every month we take a different theme - ranging

    from health to career, relationships to lifestyle and

    teach you some tools and strategies to make life

    more effortless, more successful and more fun!

    Come and join us!

    What do you like about Cardiff?

    I was born in Cardiff so I guess I’m a little biased! I

    moved around a bit during my 20s and then settled

    back in this fabulous city almost 7 years ago. I really

    do love it here. I love the fact that we’re a Capital

    city and all the facilities the city has because of that,

    but I also love the fact that the footprint of the city is

    small and our population is still pretty small as cities

    go, so it has an incredibly friendly feel to it, and it’s

    still easy to get from one side of the city to the other.

    I walk a lot and it’s really easy to get about. I love

    walking by the river, down the bay, through the city

    centre - I’ve seen the city grow and develop as I’ve

    grown up and I’ve loved watching it change into the

    place that will now always be my home.

    Where is your favourite place?

    I have lots of favourite places, mostly for going out

    walking with my little boy and German shepherd!

    The Wenallt is great for woodland adventures and

    we all love the nature reserve at Cardiff Bay. It’s

    always really quiet and we walk through it most

    weekends so get to see all the changes in the wildlife

    throughout the seasons.

    What does Cardiff need?

    I think Cardiff needs a much better connection

    between the city centre and the Bay, to really link

    the waterfront to the centre. I often hear visitors

    comment that they didn’t realise Cardiff was so

    close to the sea! We need to make more of our

    location. The building plots within the Bay where

    projects have ground to a halt need to be sorted

    out, and I would also love to see more unique

    shops within the Bay. The restaurants and bars are

    great, but more one-off shops selling local produce,

    Welsh gifts, original clothing, artwork - would all

    help to enhance the experience of spending time

    there - for visitors and residents.

    Sum yourself up in three words

    Happy, energetic, loving.

    Any long time ambition?

    I want Damsels in Success to continue to grow and

    develop in Cardiff, the community we are creating

    is incredible and I know we will achieve fantastic

    things together. I also want work much more with

    small groups of women who are dedicated to

    following their true purpose and really making

    in difference to their lives, and the lives of those

    around them. I want to write a best-selling book

    and share my passion by speaking to as many

    people as possible. Outside of work, my ambition

    is to raise a happy, healthy family and for my

    husband and I to build our dream home together

    I’m good at…Attention to detail, I’m precise and I have

    a good

    work ethic.

    I’m very bad at….

    Knowing when it’s good enough! I’m a perfectionist

    and sometimes that’s not good. Does it always

    have to be so damn perfect? No, it needs to

    be good, very good, maybe even excellent but

    sometimes perfect is a step to far!

    Luxurious Pampering with a Difference.

    • Parties • Celebrations • Entertainment • Rewards • Team building. Enjoy our Perfume Creation Experience & relaxing Holistic Therapies.

    We bring the indulgence to your doorstep at the venue of your choice.

    Tel 029 2069 5196 sensesinthecity.co.uk

    Sparkles Cleaning Services 25 Clos-y-Cwarra Cardiff, CF5 4QT

    Tel 07765 790276

    • Domestic cleaning

    • One off cleans

    • Regular cleaning

    • CRB checked

    • Fully insured

    Suites 20-27, Pembroke House, Ty Coch Lane Llantarnam Park Way Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 3AU

    Tel 01633 867911 4warddevelopment.co.uk

    Commercial Insurance Specialists• Motor Trade • Care Homes • Offices • Manufacturing • LiabilitiesAuthorised and Regulated by the Financial Services Authority

    Protectagroup House Neptune Court Vanguard Way Cardiff, CF24 5PJ

    Tel 029 2044 4555 email [email protected]

    Classic & Contemporary Wedding & Portrait Photography

    Free warranty at screen prices

    Over 50+ cars available

    Apollo Cars 206 Merthyr Road Whitchurch Cardiff, CF14 1DL

    Tel 029 2021 5143 Mob 07929 007032 apollocarsofwhitchurch.co.uk

    John Spencer

    Tel 029 2033 6730 Mob 07973 783351 perfectmoments- photography.co.uk

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    THE BUSINESS HAIRDESIGN

    The Business Hair Design 8 Camms Corner Dinas Powys

    Call us on

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    33 Talbot RoadTalbot GreenCF72 8AD FREEPHONE:

    0800 622 6999

    Mob 07795 472 296

    John Matthews

    Pensions Advisor

    For Free Pensions AdvicePlease Call.

    We supply rugs, carpets, floor sanding, hardwoods, laminates and decorative vinyl.

    Dust free floor sanding

    Cleaver Flooring Ltd 4a Heol Y Deri Rhiwbina Cardiff, CF14 6HF

    Tel 029 2061 7333

    Complete kitchen & bathroom design /Installations

    Domestic plumbing services & repairs

    Emergency plumbing repairs. No call out fees.

    Big Leek Plumbing Solutions Gavin Robert Shopland

    City and Guilds Qualified Plumber

    Tel 029 2061 7333 Mob 07817 296016

    [email protected]

    4 Radyr Court Shops Danescourt Way Llandaff Cardiff, CF5 2SF

    Tel 029 2063 1340 email [email protected] fortemusic.co.uk

    K9 Creations 74B Station Road Llandaff North Cardiff, CF14 2FG

    Tel 029 2019 1265

    k� Creations

    your local dog groomers

    Bathing, grooming & nail clipping, all breeds & cats.

    The Earl Haig (RBL) Club 23-25 Penlline Road Whitchurch Cardiff, CF14 1AA

    Tel 029 2062 6015 Email theearlhaig @hotmail.co.uk

    The Earl Haig (RBL) Club

    Opening Hours 8.15am - 5.00pm

    Mon - Sat

    79 Merthyr Road Whitchurch Cardiff CF14 1DD

    Tel 029 2069 1070 aquapetscardiff.com

    Psychic / Medium Tarot Reader Reiki Practitioner Private or Group

    Sessions available

    Tel 07504 440768 Email anne.cook50 @ntlworld.com

    Did you know that you share you home with millions of unwelcome guests every day? There is a solution - it’s called the Vorwerk Kobold Vacuum Home care system.

    For your free demonstration in making your home hyper-clean, phone George Savva on 0��0� ����0�

    email [email protected]

    A warm “Italian-Welsh” welcome awaits you at Pizzeria Villaggio in the heart of Whitchurch Village

    Yr Eglwys Newydd 1986

    Pizzeria Villaggio 73 Merthyr Road Whitchurch Cardiff

    Tel 029 2061 3110 villaggio.co.uk

    Llyfrau Cymraeg a Chymreig Dewis eang o gardiau a chryno-ddisgiau.

    Cyflenwyr Ysgolion.

    Uned 3, T^y Codas 54-60 Heol Merthyr Yr Eglwys Newydd Caerdydd

    Tel 029 2069 2999 Email siopyfelin @btconnect.com

    • Clean, dry, secure units• All sizes from 15 sq ft• Easy in, easy out terms• CCTV monitored • Discounts available• Perfect for home or

    business use

    Fox Self Storage Pentland Close Cardiff Industrial Park Llanishen, CF14 5DJ

    Tel 029 2068 0080

    76 Merthyr Road Whitchurch Cardiff

    Tel 07815 099627

    Cod Father Fish & Chips

    R. H. BABBAGE & SON LTD

    R. H. Babbage & Son Ltd 19 Kimberley Terrace Llanishen Cardiff, CF14 5EA

    Tel 029 20762 864/ 029 20752 663 Email [email protected]

    LLanishen MOT & Services Centre

    Open 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

    8am - 1pm Saturday

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    Forte School of Music - Fun for all!

    www.fortemusic.co.uk

    Forte School of Music

    4 Radyr CourtDanescourt WayDanescourtLlandaffCardiffCF� �SF Tel 029 2063 1340

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    Special Needs Shop is the best place to find all types of special needs products from Auditory, Communication, Clothing, Educational & Art, Games & Toys, Indoor/Outdoor, Motor/Cognition, Special Offers, Visual, Puppets, Gifts to Furniture.

    Special offers on a selection of products

    Visit our online store NOW! www.specialneedsshop.co.ukEmail [email protected]

    Email [email protected]

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    At Forte School of Music we specialise in teaching fun music classes to children. O

    ur highly

    trained teachers introduce the art of playing the piano by making it fun, interactive

    and

    stimulating, incorporating movement, singing and percussion into exciting lesson

    s.

    Music is Fun (age 3½ - 5 years)

    Music is Fun is a yearlong course which along with musical activities such as sing

    ing, games

    and percussion, introduces piano skills. Our specially trained teachers build on n

    atural ability

    and interest to introduce all musical concepts in a creative and imaginative way.

    Junior Keys (age 5 - 8 years)

    Junior Keys is a beginner piano course during

    which the children develop harmony, composition

    and aural skills along with learning to play the

    piano. Learning with others in small groups, there is

    no time to get bored in action-packed lessons.

    Piano Keys (age 8 years and up)

    Piano Keys is a beginner piano course for

    older children. The course is enjoyed by lots of

    beginners and is a great way to learn the piano.

    Everything from jazz and rock ’n roll to classical

    and contemporary styles is here to play.

    Other instrument tuition is also available including guitar, Band Club, drum kit an

    d ‘Voices’

    children’s vocal class as well as private piano and woodwind lessons. ‘Cocoa Key

    s’ and ‘Coffee

    Keys’ are both popular adult drop-in piano classes which are a relaxed, informa

    l way for

    adults to learn

    There really is something for everyone at Forte!

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    SUNDAY LUNCH AT RAGLANS RESTAURANT Spoil yourself!

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    My name is Rebecca Lees and I’m a freelance

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    With the sweeping changes in the media in the

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    Company profileRebecca Lees Copywriter

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    leisure all within a stones throw from one another.

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    Cardiff Castle brings back fond memories

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    went on one of our first concerts together and

    saw Simply Red on a beautiful august summer

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    I’ve always wanted to set up a youth outreach

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    willing, provide me the vehicle to fulfil my dream.

    I’m good at... Making friends.

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    DIY - its something I am glad to bring in the

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    House bed and breakfast, in Rudry, this is set in

    amazing country grounds and we work closely

    providing clients with e two night stay linked to

    the detox program, which we find successful and

    enjoyable.

    Why should people use Aloe Wellbeing?

    The company has been successful for over 33

    years, and has an advisory board with over 80

    years experience between them, a GP, a Vet and

    a nutritionalist, who I go to for advice on many

    occasion, and they have helped hundreds, if not

    thousands of people.

    Where are you based?

    I am based in Caerphilly and the surrounding

    areas. Caerphilly is my main base, as I love

    working closely to the castle.

    What is good about Caerphilly?

    People who I advise on Health and Wellbeing,

    meet me close to the castle and take in the

    beautiful surroundings, which automatically puts

    you in a place of relaxation. There are plenty of

    coffee shops and restaurants about for people to

    come and relax, before we discuss their ailments

    of health issues.

    Sum yourself up in three words...

    Determined, persistent and motivated.

    Any long term ambition?

    My long term goal, is to make as many people

    aware of Health and Wellbeing issues, in the

    young through to the elderly, and to make their

    lives more comfortable. I have also helped many

    build their own Health and Wellbeing business,

    under the umbrella of this amazing company,

    but with my guidance and support.

    I am very bad at...

    The only thing I would say I am bad at is......

    Taking a day off! But with so many people to

    help, I don’t want a day off!

    Company profileLouise Hutchings Advisor

    Aloe Wellbeing

    Mob 07854 726159

    Email [email protected]

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    Benefits of becoming a Follow Your Dreams member There are many benefits of becoming a regular member as you can take advantage of saving £££’s throughout the year from both national and local businesses, helping to bring the community closer together.

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    1. Discounts using the Smiley Vouchers 3/4 times a year

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    Who are you and what do you do?

    I’m Lee Griffiths and I started MGL Printers in 1992

    after completing my apprenticeship ‘on the tools’

    and working for other print companies.

    Over the years I have gained vast knowledge

    and experience of the industry which enables

    me to advise customers on the best use of print

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    continuous stationery and letterheads, to name

    a few.If you need something printed, we can do

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    At MGL we offer a complete and professional

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    the latest production equipment available to us

    ensures we can find the right product at the right

    price. Myself and my team put 100% effort into

    managing every aspect of our customers’ work,

    regardless of size or value.

    What do you like about Cardiff?

    I love the vibrancy of the city with its fantastic

    music and social scene. It’s also an architecturally

    beautiful city to just wonder around.

    Where is your favourite place?

    The Millennium Stadium. Not just a focal point

    for Cardiff, there’s nothing quite like being there

    and soaking up the atmosphere during an

    International.

    Favourite Dining Place?

    You’re spoilt for choice but if I had to choose, La

    Brasserie on Mary Street.

    What does Cardiff need?

    To promote itself more as a business centre and

    help bring more investment into Wales.

    Sum yourself up in three words...

    Passionate, professional, dedicated.

    Any long term ambition?

    To develop the business into one where we can

    be mutually beneficial to our clients and build

    on our reputation as a professional and reliable

    company.

    I’m good at... Understanding what the customer needs

    and

    advising them impartially.

    I am very bad at...

    Saying no to customers.

    Company profileLee Griffiths Director

    MGL Printers Ltd Tel 01639 779669 Mob 07977 861063Email [email protected]

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