Tag Archives: Cardiff

Welcome to parkrun – the Saturday morning phenomenon

We’ve celebrated in previous posts some of the outstanding successes in increasing participation in sport – the booming numbers playing tennis in Wales and the wonderful This Girl Can campaign from Sport England – but can any match the growth … Continue reading

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The man who changed the face of tennis

Amid all the worthy winners at last week’s Tennis Wales awards, a 78-year-old man stole the show. That’s understandable because Mike Davies is the man who changed the face of tennis.

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Forget the gloom – let’s build on a summer of success for tennis

Guest post by Peter Drew, chief executive officer of our client Tennis Wales, on the state of tennis in Cardiff and in Wales more broadly.

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Mark on the Lens – the Senedd’s best light

Our latest client launch at the Senedd, the National Assembly for Wales building in Cardiff Bay, proved a great success. We commissioned photographer Mark Hawkins to record the event, and here he sheds some light on the proceedings.

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Are hyperlocal news sites the future of local journalism?

We hear (and indeed have ourselves expressed) much lamenting at the apparently inevitable decline of local newspapers, but perhaps hyperlocal news websites offer hope for the future.

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Speedway celebrities – the first real sporting stars?

It may seem that the sporting “star” is a phenomenon of our time – almost any sports person thought to merit a mention in the media seems to be dubbed a “star”. We may think it wasn’t like that in … Continue reading

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Crashes, broken arm and a spectator fainting – the opening night of midget car racing in Wales

As Newport speedway prepares to add car racing to its programme for 2012, Andy Weltch looks back at the history of four-wheeled competition in Welsh stadiums.

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