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December (56 posts)

  1. Sneak peak: Alex Mountaineer

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 15:46

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Of all the Welsh musical achievements of the past decade, I hope that those of Penyffordd / Wrexham's Mountaineers aren't forgotten in the inevitable snowstorm of Best of Decade lists.

    Their 2001 debut EP on Liverpool's influential Deltasonic label (The Coral, The Zutons, Candie Payne) is still one of...

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  2. A Welsh music map

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 15:19

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Our stand-in editor is coming up to Wrexham to meet those of us who work on the music show this Thursday. He's keen for the station to support new Welsh music as best it can. He's particularly keen that communities throughout Wales are represented and engaged by the station.

    I thought it would be an interesting...

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  3. Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 29 November 2009

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 14:54

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show is the first of my monthly wall-to-wall music nights. From now on, the last Sunday of every month will cram as much invigorating, new Welsh music into the three hours as is feasible.

    Listen again until Sunday, and view the show's playlist.

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  4. 2009 retrospective: highlights from Radio One's Introducing In Wales

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 14:23

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    You can squeeze a lot into a year of radio activities. Here's a quick reminder of all we've recorded in exclusive sessions for Radio One's Introducing In Wales, and some of my favourites over the past 12 months.

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  5. A cold snap 'shot' across Wales

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 13:07

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    With cold, clear skies - much of Wales awoke to a spectacular, frosty sunrise this morning.

    Derek informs me that the coldest temperatures recorded were in Tirabad, Powys and Hawarden, Deeside which got down to -4 C, but much of Wales reached minus figures.

    Many of you have been e-mailing photos in to...

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  6. Tree O'Clock events in Wales

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 11:47

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    This weekend the BBC and partners across the UK will attempt to break two world records.

    The first will be for the most number of trees planted in one hour between 11am - 12 noon on Sat, 5th December and the second record for multiple locations.

    It's all free - all you have to do is turn up and lend a...

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