The Arriva Trains Wales network extends throughout Wales and the border counties of England, providing local and long distance services to major destinations such as Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Birmingham, Chester and Manchester.

The Wales and Borders franchise started in December 2003 and runs for 15 years.  Since the start of the franchise Arriva Trains Wales has invested £30 million in the network to improve stations, staff facilities and training, service availability and ticket purchase opportunities as well as creating more than 300 additional jobs.

Since the franchise the network has witnessed over 60% growth in passenger numbers and Arriva Trains Wales is consistently in the top five performing Train Operating Companies for PPM (Public Performance measure).

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Nestled in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park is the protected source of Brecon Carreg natural mineral water. The award winning brand began life as a true cottage industry, on the Llwyndewi farm in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. The name was inspired by Carreg Cennen Castle, the spectacular ruins close to the source of the water.

Brecon Carreg aims to inspire, encourage and support adults and children to lead healthy lives through running and are proud partners of the IAAF Cardiff University World Half Marathon. 2016 also sees the first virtual running group; Team Brecon Carreg. 20 runners from around Wales, some of which are taking part in the World Half Marathon in March.

Brecon Carreg proudly stands as the number one Welsh mineral water in the UK but they have never lost sight of what makes them truly unique; a local company with a real passion for producing an outstandingly pure natural mineral water from the heart of Wales.

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HIGH5 EnergyGel will be on course at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships to give you an instant energy boost during your run. Combining a practical no-nonsense approach, rigorous testing by scientists in the lab and feedback from world-class athletes competing in the world’s toughest events, guarantees that you can rely on HIGH5 products to help you optimise your performance and enjoy your sport more.

Follow the HIGH5 Half Marathon Nutrition Guide to get your nutrition strategy right on the day.






Having been established in the motor industry for almost 30 years, Sinclair was awarded the Volkswagen franchise at Port Talbot in 1974, expanding through the years to include additional Volkswagen dealers in Newport, Cardiff, Bridgend, Swansea and Neyland.

The latest technology, safety equipment and distinctive designs of Volkswagen come together with the knowledge and care of Sinclair Volkswagen to offer a range of vehicles that not only look good but deliver that little bit extra too.

Being part of the prestigious Sinclair Group, with over 70 years motor trade experience and 19 franchise dealerships, covering several brands across South and West Wales plus the backing of their own body shop, car hire, accident management and contract hire services; their success has been built on their core values and by remaining focused on keeping their customers’ needs at the heart of all that they do.

The Sinclair Group has a long-established heritage in the region and was born as Sinclair Garages in 1945.

So, whether you’re looking for a new or Approved used Volkswagen, a comprehensive aftersales service or genuine Volkswagen parts and accessories, Sinclair Volkswagen are here to meet all of your motoring needs and promise that customer care will always continue to be a priority.

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