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February 2015

International tour operators visit Wales during new travel event

International tour operators visit Wales as part of new travel event

Posted on 25/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Welsh businesses are showcasing their products and services this week (25-26 February), at a new travel event aimed to attract inbound tourism to Wales and Britain.
ExploreGB is taking place at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire and is expected to attract more … Read more

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Welsh language popularity surges in Argentina

Welsh language popularity surges in Argentina

Posted on 23/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Use of the Welsh language in Patagonia, Argentina is significantly on the rise, according to a new report by the British Council Wales.
The 2014 Annual Monitoring Report of the Welsh Language Project, run by the British Council Wales in … Read more

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International choirs invited to Wales for mass concert

International choirs invited to Wales for mass concert

Posted on 17/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Wales-based Côr World Choir is inviting vocal groups from across the world to take part in what is planned to be the largest ever mass-voice choir event, held at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff next year.
Aiming to attract more than … Read more

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Roger Lewis

Report sets out vision for Cardiff Capital Region

Posted on 16/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A report which aims to provide leadership, vision and strategic direction for the South East Wales region has been published by the Cardiff Capital Region advisory board.
Covering ten local authorities with a combined population of over 1.5 million, the … Read more

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Poxy Boggards

St David’s Day festival returns to Hollywood

Posted on 13/02/2015, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

A Welsh society in southern California is hosting its third annual festival to celebrate St David’s Day on 28 February at the Pico Union Project, a former Welsh Presbyterian church, in Los Angeles.
The Southern California St David’s Day Festival, … Read more

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Carwyn Jones

Funding for road investment secured at north Wales business park

Posted on 10/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Wales’s First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has announced that the Welsh Government will fund and construct the main highway across the Northern Gateway site on Deeside Enterprise Zone.
The road, located on the former RAF Sealand site, is pivotal to kick-start … Read more

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Sony Technology Centre in Pencoed quadruples production of next-generation Raspberry Pi 2

Sony Technology Centre in Pencoed quadruples production of next-generation Raspberry Pi 2

Posted on 04/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The Sony UK Technology Centre (UKTEC) in Pencoed, south Wales, has more than quadrupled its production rate of the next-generation Raspberry Pi, a credit-card-sized single-board computer.
Sony UKTEC is increasing its production rate from 18,000 units to 80,000 units per … Read more

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Grenoble France

Swansea University strengthens strategic partnership with Université de Grenoble

Posted on 03/02/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A delegation of 17 staff from Swansea University is travelling to Grenoble, France, this week (4-6 February) to share university management best practice with their French colleagues.
Representatives from Swansea University’s professional services, including the department of research and innovation, … Read more

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