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  1. Get battered with a crempog tonight

    Tuesday 4 March 2014, 15:05

    It's Pancake Day and tonight the usual batter mixes will be adorning kitchen ceilings throughout Wales.

    But for a change why not try the traditional Welsh version known as crempog or 'ffroes' instead?

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  2. Sixteen spiritual steps to Saint David

    Friday 28 February 2014, 11:58

    It’s around fourteen hundred years since the death of St David or Dewi Sant as he’s known in Wales but other than wearing a daffodil or leek on St David's Day, what do we really know about our patron saint?

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  3. Blasting the kids into outer space

    Tuesday 7 January 2014, 11:50

    Weather permitting we can all look to the heavens tonight as BBC Stargazing Live returns to BBC One at 8pm.

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  4. Our best bits from 2013

    Friday 3 January 2014, 15:57

    A look back over highlights from 2013 for BBC Cymru Wales

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  5. My Christmas: confessions of a pantomime dame

    Thursday 19 December 2013, 10:43

    Christmas time is the season for traditional pantomime entertainment so we caught up with Wyn Calvin- one of the greatest pantomime dames to come out of Wales and hailed by the media as the number one Widow Twanky. Oh yes he is!

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  6. The Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Monday 18 November 2013, 13:07

    Here's something you don't see everyday - a fox swimming!

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  7. Wales prepares for cliff diving's finest

    Wednesday 11 September 2013, 13:59

    Following on from last year's visit to the Blue Lagoon near Abereiddy in Pembrokeshire - the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returns to Wales on 13 and 14 September 14, 201

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  8. Rare sand lizards released in north Wales

    Tuesday 10 September 2013, 17:00

    27 lizards, reared at Chester Zoo, will now return to their native habitats in Talacre, North Wales.

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  9. Welsh hill farmers doing their bit for conservation

    Tuesday 27 August 2013, 16:53

    Brian Lewis and his wife Sorcha are tenants of Troedrhiwdrain Farm in Powys and have recently been named as finalists in this year’s RSPB Telegraph Nature of Farming Award.

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  10. Surf parks in Wales

    Thursday 15 August 2013, 17:36

    A multi-million pound wave garden has recently been given the go ahead in the Conwy Valley.

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  11. Monty the osprey returns to Cors Dyfi

    Wednesday 24 April 2013, 11:46

    Monty the male osprey at the Dyfi Osprey Project has recently returned to his his old nest site following a winter spent on the west coast of Africa.

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  12. World Wetlands Day

    Thursday 31 January 2013, 14:00

    Wetlands, those habitats so often neglected and overlooked are the focus of special attention this weekend with World Wetlands Day on February 2.

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  13. Winter feeding

    Wednesday 16 January 2013, 17:47

    With sub zero temperatures upon us, RSPB Cymru is advising people to make sure their bird feeders and tables are full of high energy foods.

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  14. Weatherman Walking: Rivers, Ridges and the Far North Coast

    Monday 7 January 2013, 17:12

    In episode one, you'll get to see two lovely walks we did back in the summer when we visited Rhayader in Radnorshire and Cemaes Bay on Anglesey.

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  15. New power station in hot water

    Monday 10 December 2012, 11:39

    The new £1bn Pembroke power station may be forced to change its cooling system because of fears its technology may breach conservation laws.

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  16. RSPB Winter Seascape competition

    Wednesday 14 November 2012, 15:26

    If you are a keen photographer then RSPB Cymru want you to enter its first ever Winter Seascape competition.

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  17. Valleys Dark Sky Discovery Festival

    Wednesday 7 November 2012, 14:18

    The first-ever Valleys Dark Sky Discovery Festival is hosting fourteen events right across the valleys over the next fortnight with planetarium shows, telescope observing sessions, and talks.

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  18. BBC Prehistoric Autopsy at the National Museum

    Monday 5 November 2012, 11:04

    The recent BBC series Prehistoric Autopsy is coming to the National Museum Cardiff as pasrt of a BBC Learning interactive exhibition

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  19. Fireworks: wildlife up in smoke

    Friday 2 November 2012, 11:13

    It's looking increasingly damp again for Guy Fawkes night this year so I'm not sure how many fires will actually get lit in all the wind and rain but wrap up warm.

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  20. Cemlyn: the movie

    Wednesday 24 October 2012, 10:35

    A new film about Cemlyn Bay Nature Reserve

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