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May (111 posts)

  1. Mountain biking at Margam

    Friday 28 May 2010, 10:55

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The third round of the British Mountain Biking Championships arrives in Margam Park, Port Talbot for the Bank Holiday weekend.

    Friday 28 May:
    1300-1800 XC Race Practice Open
    1800-1900 Team Relay

    Saturday 29 May:
    0900 XC Practice
    0900 Regsitration open for xc and marathon
    1000 Demo Course Open
    1000 Race 1. All...

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  2. Water bird chicks gallery

    Friday 28 May 2010, 09:59

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Who doesn't love fluffy young chicks? Not us, that's for sure. Now, we know that nature is 'red in tooth and claw' but as Spring gets going we've indulged in some unapologetic celebration of ducklings, goslings and cygnets.

    You and see the full gallery of photos taken from our BBC Wales Nature Flickr...

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  3. Breakfast Club star Molly Ringwald can't leave The School behind

    Thursday 27 May 2010, 15:07

    James McLaren James McLaren

    One of Hollywood's most recognisable faces of the 1980s, Molly Ringwald, has declared a love of Cardiff indie types The School.


    Famous for her appearances in films such as The Breakfast Club and Pretty In Pink, Ringwald has compiled a 15 track playist for

    Included on Ringwald...

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  4. US singer's trip to Marz via south Wales

    Thursday 27 May 2010, 12:29

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Cult American indie singer songwriter John Grant has had his bizarre new video filmed in various south Wales locations.

    I Want To Go To Marz has had a video clip created which takes a surreal journey through Taff's Well, Barry and Pontypridd.

    It was created by Cardiff film-makers Casey Raymond and...

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  5. Cardiff's Grassroots youth project relaunches

    Thursday 27 May 2010, 12:16

    James McLaren James McLaren

    This Tuesday saw the relaunch of the long-established and important Grassroots youth project, which has seen tens of thousands of young people access its music and media opportunities.

    Grassroots' Charles Street HQ in Cardiff has been refurbished and their music studio (in which Manic Street Preachers...

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  6. Things to do this spring bank holiday and half term

    Thursday 27 May 2010, 10:55

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Are you stumped for ideas for things to do this spring bank holiday weekend? Or racking your brains for ways to keep the children entertained over their half term holiday next week? Here are a few arts-inspired suggestions to keep everyone happy over the holidays.

    Powis Castle © NTPL - David Levenson

    Photograph of Powis Castle © NTPL...

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  7. Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 23 May 2010

    Wednesday 26 May 2010, 17:53

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show was shaped, almost entirely, by Radio 1's Big Weekend in Bangor last weekend and Y Wythnos Fach - the fringe festival that preceded it. Given that every night last week involved long drives, lots of bustle, late nights and great music, it's taken me longer than usual to elastoplast this...

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  8. Tree pollen and hay fever

    Wednesday 26 May 2010, 17:08

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Has your car been covered in a yellow dust recently?

    It's nothing to do with the volcano on Iceland, which has stopped erupting for the time being.

    It is more likely to be tree pollen.

    I contacted the Woodland Trust today and was told that pollen from wind pollinated trees can travel very long distances...

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  9. The witch and the warship

    Wednesday 26 May 2010, 09:31

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Imagine the scene. The dockyard is full of workmen, women and children; bands are playing and eager spectators and townspeople mingle happily with dignitaries and naval officers. It is July 21 1853, and the 90 gun wooden hulled warship Caesar is about to be launched from the slipways of Pembroke Dockyard...

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  10. Snowballs in Snowdonia!

    Tuesday 25 May 2010, 17:06

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Last weekend was the hottest of the year so far with temperatures soaring to 27 Celsius, 81 Fahrenheit in a few places such as Trawscoed in Ceredigion.

    Mind you, despite the heat there was still a few patches of snow on the mountains in Snowdonia as the members of Prestayn Rambling Club found out. Instead...

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