Articles from issue : April 2017

Stranglers review by Simon Fry

Heroes for more than one day

The Stranglers treat a capacity Bristol O2 Academy crowd to a feast from their formidable back catalogue on a balmy March evening. Ruts DC (formerly The Ruts) provide admirable support, the first notes of Babylon’s Burning being greeted with a

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With Home from Home

It may not feel much like summer but for local company, HOME FROM HOME, holidays are a year-round affair and the boom in visitor numbers flocking to Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower has led to its decision to expand its

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  Young entrepreneurs Eoin Maclean and Rhodri Rowlands, co-directors of ROMAK DENTURE CENTRE in Killay, are celebrating fifteen years of successful trading for their dental laboratory in Swansea; in addition, they have been awarded the industry specific DAMAS quality accreditation.

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Easy to follow LAMB RECIPES


WELSH LAMB ROCKET AND PARMESAN RISOTTO INGREDIENTS 225g (8ozs) lean Welsh lamb leg steaks, cut into small cubes – 5ml (1tsp) olive oil – 1 onion, chopped – 150g (5ozs) risotto (Arborio) rice – 600ml (1 pt) stock – Black

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BUSINESS BUZZ with Sarla Langdon

A look at the what, where and who of local business

  MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING— SMALL-BUSINESS REQUIREMENT Many local businesses have been surprised to receive a new demand from their customers: Every business must publish a statement declaring the steps you have taken during the financial year to ensure

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THE DARK FLOOD RISES by Margaret Drabble (Canongate £16.99) Nostalgia Kicks In Novelist Dame Margaret Drabble and her sister Dame A.S. Byatt have dominated the world of female literary writers in Britain for over five decades. Septuagenarian Margaret Drabble has

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MAZDA MX-5 RF with Liam Bird

This month our motoring guru Liam Bird reports on a new Mazda convertable sports car that doesn't carry an eye watering price tag

The definitive affordable All-Season roadster Perhaps the Mazda PR lady’s coat was a bit of a giveaway: Canada Goose Parkas are rated for temperatures of -30C and below. Devon in February doesn’t get quite that cold I’ll grant you, but

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ELECTRIC PEUGEOT PEUGEOT is set to expand its range of electric vehicles with the launch of an electric version of the popular Partner Tepee, the Partner Tepee Electric. Combining the practicality of the Partner Tepee range with the low running

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FIX MY SPINE with Iona Collins

MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, FRC(Orth), Consultant Spinal Surgeon and founder of the website:

WHIPLASH AND WHIPLASH ASSOCIATED DISORDER (WAD) What is Whiplash? “Whiplash” refers to an injury involving the neck, when it has been subjected to a sudden flexion and extension mechanism. If a sudden forward-directed force is applied to a seat with

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