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Charity registration number: 1140112

Jacobs Starz would like to thank Iswyn Lodge & all those at the Masons for raising a staggering £4000 for our charity. Your gift will help so many children battling cancer in South Wales. A huge Thank you from all of the team..



Jacobs Starz visiting the Oncology unit at the U.H.W Cardiff 2013

We are overwhelmed by the gratitude that we were met by, not only by the patients but by the parents and staff……it is our pleasure to have the opportunity to be able to make a difference this Christmas. A huge Thank you to all that donated to our Toy appeal and a special thanks to Llwelyns garage for the donation of selection boxes. Thank you for “Helping Children with Cancer Shine through their Illness”


Jacobs Starz would like to congratulate and thank Kelly & Alex on the sponsored sky dive and raising money for our charity. For more pictures of this event please go to our gallery at the top of this page for some more amazing pictures.



Jacobs Starz would like to thank Jack Carpenter and Alex Jones  for the bike ride held on the 4th May 2013. They starte at 9am from Govilon (Abergavenny) – Riding through Pontypool – Crumlin – Cwmcarn – past the Velodrome in Newport – then through Nash Lanes to Raglan in Monmouth – Llanfoist – and 5 mile climb up to The Keepers in Blaenavon for the finish.  Jack who is 17 years old & Alex who is 14 years old raised money through sponsorship forms for Jacobs Starz.

Jacobs Starz would also like to thank The Bike Basement for their kind donation of a bike….

the bike basement


Well done Wild Side Wales for a great night…
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easter eggs

Jacobs Starz visit the Oncology Unit to distribute Easter eggs kindly donated by Llewellyn’s Garage Blackwood.

Jacobs Starz would like to say a HUGE THANKYOU to Lauren Williams for not only winning the Grand Slam Championship belt today at Pontypool kickboxing comp but donating her prize money of £100 to Jacobs Starz. Your donation will ‘Help Children with Cancer Shine through their Illness’

We are also very proud to announce we have two brave souls prepared to Sky Dive for Jacobs Starz. Kelly Evans and her brother Alex Pugh. Big thanks also to Jason Evans for arranging the Sky dive Fundraiser evening at Blackwood Cricket Club. Jason, Kelly and Alex have raised £1150.

We would also like to thank Blackwood Police Club for donating £500


Jacobs Starz wishes to thank all the families that attended our Christmas party. It was lovely to have met you. May we take this opportunity in wishing you all a Happy Christmas.

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For all the pictures of the party please click on the gallery button above……

Thank you for your support

3 Peak Challange Sep 19


Due to unforeseen circumstances (a fatal accident on M5) the national 3 peaks challenge had to be postponed until later in the year, HOWEVER the lads weren’t giving up that easily and decided to complete the Welsh 3 peaks as well!!! Well done all!!!. I’m sure you will all join me in congratulating them on their massive achievement. Thank you





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From All the starz team – Thankyou for your support

Cardiff Half Marathon Sep 19

We are proud to announce that we have five runners in this year’s Cardiff Half Marathon held on Sunday 14th October. They are: Lisa Cox, Andrew Cox, Alison Bidgeway, Craig Gallent & Rhian Morgan. All runners will be sporting our red Starz T shirts and raising money for Jacobs Starz. If anyone would like to donate please use the PayPal button below.


From all the Starz team good luck and thank you for your support.

Adele Tribute Evening & Disco (cancelled) Sep 04
Geoff Eales & Isorhythm concert in honour of Jacob Eales 18th Apr 30


Jacobs Starz is thrilled that Jacob’s grandfather’s cousin, the world renowned jazz pianist
Geoff Eales, has played with his international band Isorhythm at the Blackwood
Miners’ Institute on 31st May this year.

The band comprises Geoff on piano, Bristolian Ben Waghorn ( saxophones ), Australian
Carl Orr ( guitar ), Derbyshireman Fred T Baker ( bass guitar ) and Israeli Asaf Sirkis
( drums ). The concert included numbers from his highly acclaimed album “Shifting Sands”,
the world premiere of a special piece written by Geoff as a tribute to Jacob entitled “Jacob’s
Ladder” and a few well-loved standards.

Born in Aberbargoed, Geoff studied at Cardiff University before carving a career for himself
as one of London’s top jazz pianists, arrangers and composers. Throughout his incredibly
varied career Geoff has worked with a vast array of artists including Shirley Bassey, Julie
Andrews, Henry Mancini, Rosemary Clooney, Nelson Riddle, Billy May and Andrew Lloyd

For more information on Geoff please visit:

Welcome to Jacobs Starz Apr 29

Jacobs Starz would like to  congratulate Chris Lloyd on successfully completing the London Marathon in aid of Jacobs Starz! A HUGE WELL DONE CHRIS!!!!!   Please show your support for him by donating with the button below

Jacobs Starz wishes to say a massive THANKYOU to all our friends and supporters who came to our Band Night event, to once again make it a HUGE success!!!!

Charity registration number: 1140112

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Easter Fun Day Apr 29

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We all had a Cracking Time at this event thanks to the organizational skills of Pop Star aka Mrs Michelle Rogers, Many Thanks to all the families that supported us by attending this event, which was packed with fun and games all provided by the one and only ‘Good Time Gary’ at Venue 1 Tredegar, a huge Thank you to both Gary and Venue 1 for the donation of their services, special Thanks to the bar staff who gave up there time for this event we cant thank you enough.
Jacobs Starz would highly recommend that any of our friends and supporters who have birthdays, weddings or a special function coming up to take a look at Venue 1 in Tredegar as you will not be disappointed!!!

Band night Apr 29

Once again Jacobs Starz annual band night was a sensational success with over 100 friends and supporters attending the event at the Harlys Oakdale, Many Thanks to Harlys sports cafe and bar for their donation of the venue, to ‘Bomber’ disco for the donation of his services for the evening, to ‘Pipe Dream’ for a amazing performance and their donation of their services.
For the Grand Winter Raffle: Jacobs Starz would like to thank Buy as you view for the donation of a 32inch LCD TV, to Family Vision for their donation of A multi player DVD, and to Studio 42 for their donation of a professional photography sitting.
Many Thanks to all our friends and supporters who attended this event.

Chinese Auction Apr 29

This was Jacobs Starz 1st Chinese auction organized by our very own Star Dust aka Mrs Jacquie Harrison, the event was a huge success, with local business donating gifts and prizes that we were able to auction, (Please see full list of business that donated for this event on our friends and supporters page) Special Thanks to Libanus Primary for the allowing us to use the hall for the event, and also to Phillip the Caretaker for giving up his time in order that the event may go ahead.
Jacobs Starz would also like to thank Blackwood Forest Gateaux and Michelle Rodway for baking us yummy cupcakes so that we could sell, they were divine!……

Jacobs Starz would also like to thank for their kind donations :-

Blake Publishing (books)
Plaitform No 5 (hair voucher)
La Jewellery (necklace)
Gifts for you (easter egg in mug)
Penderyn Distillery (minitures)
“Scarlets” Rugby (Family of 4 voucher)
Beauty in Hand (beauty voucher)
Cwm Deri Vineyard (minitures)
A&E Service station inc parts donated from Fast Parts
Birmingham Balti (meal for 2 voucher)
Abracadabra (tattoo voucher)
James Grant Agency (signed cards/photo)
Get Connected (mobile phone)
Phones 2 Go (mobile phone)
Spalding Bulb & Plant Company (plant food & plant frost protector)
Sweet Sensation-Newbridge (Chocolate Hamper)
Trade Centre-Newbridge (cuddly toy Minnie Mouse)
Mademoiselle Beauty (manicure/pedicure voucher)
Greenmeadow Community Farm (family voucher)
Farrinos Barbers-Newbridge (Man’s haircut voucher)
Helena -ASK Sara for details (cake voucher & cupcakes)
ASDA Bakery department (bread rolls)
Real Crisps (boxes of crisps)
Michelle Rodway (cupcakes)

Starz Talent Night Apr 07
Playing Sweet Child of mine

Pease click on this link to watch the video


Starz Show Nite: Its Show time!!! Well it certainly was at the Blue Club that night, Jacobs Starz showcased a multiple of local talent that I’m sure everyone would have agreed was sensational. Jacobs Starz would like to thank all the singers, performers, backstage personnel, and bar staff, with special thanks to ‘Paul’ our Jacobs Starz DJ, also to ‘Buster’ our very own Michael Bauble, and to the ‘Blue Club’ Cefn Forest for the donation of the venue and all their help in the preparation leading up to the Show.
Many Thanks to all our friends and supporters who attended this event to make it a success.

Please visit our gallery for all of the pictures….