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September (16 posts)

  1. High pressure back in charge on Sunday

    Friday 19 September 2014, 15:54

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Derek Brockway's weekend weather forecast.

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  2. The story of Sapper D J Roach: Part 1 – Missing records

    Friday 19 September 2014, 12:11

    Cat Whiteaway Cat Whiteaway

    The service files of several million WWI soldiers were destroyed during the Blitz in WWII. This is one of the many problems faced by historians researching the stories of soldiers who fought during WWI. Here, genealogist Cat Whiteaway explains how she overcame this issue when uncovering the story of...

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  3. Paul Wittgenstein: The man behind Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand

    Friday 19 September 2014, 10:49

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    Laura Sinnerton details the incredible life of Paul Wittgenstein, the one-handed pianist who commissioned Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand.

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  4. Heavy showers and thunderstorms heading our way

    Thursday 18 September 2014, 15:59

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Porthmadog was the warmest place in Wales yesterday and today, along with Eglwyswen in Pembrokeshire, the temperature reached 25°C. Not a record for September but eight degrees above average.

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  5. Turning humid with a risk of heavy showers

    Tuesday 16 September 2014, 15:33

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Derek Brockway's weather forecast for Tuesday 16 September 2014.

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  6. Born at Monmouth, one of the most famous of English kings

    Tuesday 16 September 2014, 10:08

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Henry V is one of the most famous of all English kings. However, the perception of most people has been formed not by reading history books but by watching Shakespeare's plays. Henry features in three of them: two as heir apparent and, perhaps more memorably, as the friend of Sir John Falstaff and one...

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  7. All eyes on our Celtic cousins

    Monday 15 September 2014, 09:42

    Steve Austins Steve Austins Editor, BBC Radio Wales

    BBC Radio Wales Editor Steve Austins previews the week ahead on the station, including covering Scotland's referendum on independence and what the result will mean for Wales.

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  8. Filming the hotel high life

    Friday 12 September 2014, 11:39

    Carrie Smith Carrie Smith

    Carrie Smith, the producer for Hotel 24/7, on filming behind the scenes and getting to know the special characters that make the hotel tick.

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  9. Dyffryn House and Gardens

    Thursday 11 September 2014, 11:04

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Phil Carradice reflects on the history of the popular tourist attraction in the Vale of Glamorgan - Dyffryn House and Gardens.

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  10. Dewi - we salute you

    Monday 8 September 2014, 10:42

    Steve Austins Steve Austins Editor, BBC Radio Wales

    We may have ruined breakfast for thousands of people across Wales yesterday morning. For that, I can only apologise. Dewi Griffiths' decision to call time on his 60-year BBC career also brings to a close one of Radio Wales' most popular and iconic strands, A String of Pearls.

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