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August (32 posts)

  1. High pressure taking charge next week

    Friday 29 August 2014, 15:27

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Derek Brockway's weather blog for 29 August 2014

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  2. The Colditz of the Denbigh Moors - and some great escapes

    Thursday 28 August 2014, 10:06

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    When you think about Prisoner of War Camps your mind invariably turns to the internment of British servicemen in German camps like Colditz during the Second World War. However, there were also many British Prisoner of War camps – and not just in the Second World War either, in the First World War,...

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  3. We haven't seen the last of summer yet!

    Wednesday 27 August 2014, 14:48

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Derek Brockway says we haven't seen the last of summer yet.

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  4. Time for a new hairdo

    Thursday 21 August 2014, 08:09

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    BBC NOW's Laura Sinnerton explains the process of visiting a luthier and getting her viola rehaired. 

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  5. Fine weather and sunshine on Saturday

    Wednesday 20 August 2014, 15:02

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Derek Brockway's August Bank Holiday weather forecast.

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  6. The spectacular beauty of Ramsey Island

    Wednesday 20 August 2014, 13:32

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Pembrokeshire is often called the County of Castles. It might also be known as the County of Islands, as some of the most beautiful, remote and fascinating of all Welsh islands can be found lying along its rocky coast.

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  7. Staying on the cool side for the next few days

    Monday 18 August 2014, 14:59

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Derek Brockway's weather forecast on Monday 18 August 2014.

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  8. The stars are out (the real ones and the fake ones)

    Monday 18 August 2014, 14:02

    Steve Austins Steve Austins Editor, BBC Radio Wales

    There are some big names on the station this week – mainly in the afternoons. Andy Bell and Vince Clarke join Eleri on Thursday to talk about Erasure's new album and tour. Michael Palin joins Wynne on Friday's Big Welsh Weekend.

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  9. The story of Professor Hermanne Ethé and the Aberystwyth 1914 riot

    Monday 18 August 2014, 09:13

    Lester Mason Lester Mason

    Hermann Ethé was a German Professor of German and Oriental Languages at Aberystwyth University. Following the outbreak of war, his continuing presence in the town sparked a series of disturbances that targeted him and his wife.

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  10. Off the rails: August's topsy-turvy weather

    Friday 15 August 2014, 15:06

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    It's fair to say the weather's gone off the rails this month since the arrival of ex-hurricane Bertha last weekend.

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