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BGT winners come to Cardiff for film premiere

The pair won Britain's Got Talent back in 2012. Credit: PA

The red carpet will be rolled out in Cardiff tonight as Ashleigh and Pudsey, who wowed audiences on ITV's Britain's Got Talent in 2012, come to town.

The talented pair are here in the capital to attend a screening of their new film Pudsey The Dog: The Movie.

Celebrity golfers get into the swing of charity tournament

Gethin Jones watches closely after his putt.

Some of Wales' most famous faces are taking part in a spot of golf to raise money for charity.

They are taking on teams from England, Scotland and Ireland in this year's Celebrity Cup at the Celtic Manor in Newport.

At the end of round 2 Wales were in second place, just one point behind Scotland.

Gethin Jones and Gareth Edwards are part of the team representing Wales.

Dragon Peter Jones looks on after his swing.
Brian McFadden and Martin O'Neill are representing Ireland.

Mrs Browns Boys' creator Brendan O'Carroll is also part of Team Ireland. He said:

"I play in charity golf events all over the world and this has been the best welcome we've ever had. It's like coming home.

"We're here to raise money for some great charities but the whole point is to have fun. The sun is out and I'm enjoying myself. We're all having a ball."

Welsh teammates Gareth Edwards and Gethin Jones line up at putt.


Celebrity Cup: We get a golf lesson from Gethin Jones

This weekend celebrities will be testing out their golfing skills, as they battle it out to win the Celebrity Cup.

The event - which is held at the Celtic Manor resort in Newport - aims to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

Nicola Hendy went along to see preparations, and got a golf lesson from TV's Gethin Jones.

Celebrity Cup practice round begins at Celtic Manor

Gethin Jones gives Nicola Hendy some guidance

Today sees the practice session for the Celebrity Cup golf competition at the Celtic Manor.

Celebrities like Rob Brydon (who is leading the Welsh team) and Bradley Walsh will be taking part in this year's event, which begins properly on Saturday.

Last year it raised £65,000.

Celebrity golf gets ready to tee off in Newport

Today sees the start of the Celebrity Cup golf competition at the Celtic Manor.

Former Ryder Cup Captain Bernard Gallacher will be putting the celebrities through their paces in skills challenges which will also include special guest star, Jesse Metcalfe, of Desperate Housewives and Dallas fame.

The four captains hoping to lead their respective teams to victory are Rob Brydon (Wales), Mike Tindall (England), Keith Duffy (Ireland) and Gavin Hastings (Scotland).

Last year the event raised £65,000.

Rob Brydon taking on his teammates in last year's event

The action begins with a practice round today before the competition proper tees off with the first round robin matches over nine holes on Saturday morning.

Further matches take place on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning before the winners and team standings are decided in the final matches on Sunday afternoon.

Travel warning ahead of Swansea Kings of Leon gig

Swansea Council is urging people attending tonight's Kings of Leon concert to plan their journeys carefully to avoid possible travel disruption.

The American rockers are performing at the Liberty Stadium as part of a worldwide tour.

"Events often lead to congestion around the stadium, and so concert goers are urged to plan your route, arrive in plenty of time and use official travel options" said a spokesperson.

"A free shuttle bus service will operate to and from High Street train station".

The Kings of Leon performing in Glasgow in May Credit: PA

The A4067 dual carriageway opposite the Liberty Stadium will be closed for "at least" 30 minutes after the end of the concert.

Park & ride sites at Felindre and Fabian Way will open two hours before the stadium gates, while the High Street multistorey park & ride will be open throughout the day.


Welsh Music Foundation suspends operations

The body responsible for developing the music industry in Wales is to suspend its operations after a three-year funding arrangement with the Welsh Government came to an end.

The Welsh Music Foundation provided training and promotion for people involved in music in Wales Credit: Welsh Music Foundation

In a statement posted on the body's website, a Welsh Music Foundation (WMF) spokesperson said they had turned down an offer of a six-month extension.

"Despite our efforts over the past nine months to negotiate continued core-funding, the Welsh Government’s offer of a six month extension to enable the company to secure an alternative income stream whilst continuing to provide the core service was deemed by the Board an unviable proposal"

Three members of staff will now be made redundant.

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