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July (22 posts)

  1. How changing cricket times cause a sticky wicket for our schedules

    Friday 25 July 2014, 13:06

    Steve Austins Steve Austins Editor, BBC Radio Wales

    BBC Radio Wales Editor Steve Austins explains how Glamorgan cricket coverage will now be broadcast in its entirety on the BBC Sport Wales website.

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  2. John Frost and the Chartist march on Newport

    Friday 25 July 2014, 12:51

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    On 27 July 1877, John Frost - Chartist leader and the man who, more than anyone else, reflected the desire of the Welsh working classes to obtain universal manhood suffrage - died quietly at his home in Bristol. It had been a wild, troubled and often dangerous life.

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  3. Wales isn't a 'principality' - sorry!

    Thursday 24 July 2014, 15:53

    Owen Williams Owen Williams

    Last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow was a glorious rousing spectacle of Scottish sight and sound. A terrific riot of musical colour and visual flourishes.

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  4. Producing Passing On - BBC Radio Wales' new sitcom

    Thursday 24 July 2014, 09:15

    Ben Partridge Ben Partridge

    Pyle Industrial Estate is an industrial estate par excellence. Distinguished in the world of industrial estates, it is known the world over as a white-hot forge of small-to-medium sized enterprises, where the toil that greases the gears of 21st century capitalism coats every surface.

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  5. The hottest day of the year so far?

    Wednesday 23 July 2014, 14:25

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    It's a big day at the Royal Welsh Show today, it's Welsh Cobs day, which always draws a big crowd.

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  6. The British Empire and Commonwealth Games at Cardiff

    Wednesday 23 July 2014, 14:02

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    As the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow take a look back to the summer of 1958 when its predecessor, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, took place in Cardiff.

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  7. BBC NOW at the Proms

    Wednesday 23 July 2014, 12:27

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    It's difficult to believe that a whole year has passed and that the BBC Proms season is upon us once more. I'm very excited for this year's festival as we have four really fabulous programmes to perform. I have my favourite concert dresses in the dry cleaners getting nicely freshened up, and have been...

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  8. The outlook from the Royal Welsh Show

    Monday 21 July 2014, 13:21

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    I've been travelling the length and breadth of the country recently filming for the new series of Weatherman Walking. So far I've been to Newport, Pontypridd, Bala and Prestatyn where Mike Peters from the band The Alarm showed me around his local area.

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  9. Glasgow via Llanelwedd via Anglesey via Porthcawl via Rhyl

    Monday 21 July 2014, 12:48

    Steve Austins Steve Austins Editor, BBC Radio Wales

    The suitcases are being packed. Hopefully, so is the sun-cream (lather up responsibly, folks). We're off on the road for the next few weeks.

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  10. Wetsuit-wearing and Tamworth-taming: Rhys Jones at the Royal Welsh Show

    Friday 18 July 2014, 09:13

    Rhys Jones Rhys Jones

    It's hard to believe that a whole year has passed by, but here we are gearing up to present another Royal Welsh Show. I always enjoy catching up with fellow presenters Rachael Garside and Sara Edwards and we genuinely have a great time making the programme.

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