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January (54 posts)

  1. New music: Sparrowhawks

    Monday 28 January 2013, 17:29

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Sparrowhawks - young flannelly folk from Deeside and Llangollen - elicit sunshine on your eyelids like no band I have heard come out of "my" part of the world hitherto.

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  2. The Story of Tŷ Hapus

    Monday 28 January 2013, 16:50

    Carolyn Hitt Carolyn Hitt

    The Story of Tŷ Hapus traces a year in the life of a remarkable place in Wales – the only centre of its kind in the whole of the UK which caters for younger people with dementia.

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  3. Small castle, great deeds

    Monday 28 January 2013, 16:07

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    For such a small and, seemingly, innocuous place, Colwyn Castle holds a wealth of history – well worth stopping off to view next time you are in the area.

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  4. Heavy rain and gales this week

    Monday 28 January 2013, 16:00

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    More hail and thunder later this week but before then we have more heavy rain and gales to deal with.

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  5. Production to mark 50 years since Pont Trefechan protest

    Monday 28 January 2013, 11:17

    Polly March Polly March

    Nearly half a century ago, a group of people passionate about their mother tongue staged a sit-down protest on a bridge in Aberystwyth to highlight their desire for Welsh to live on and be given official status.

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  6. Joy to the world

    Monday 28 January 2013, 11:06

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Ritzy and Rhydian from The Joy Formidable spend over an hour with us, talking about the album's evolution and playing some of its remarkable music.

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  7. Weekend weather forecast for Wales

    Friday 25 January 2013, 16:22

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Today is a special day: it's St Dwynwen's Day, the Welsh patron saint of lovers. The best place today is indoors having a cwtch, as Atlantic fronts are bringing a wintry mixture of rain, sleet and snow to Wales.

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  8. Football manager, 19, is 'eternal optimist'

    Friday 25 January 2013, 15:38

    Rhodri Owen Rhodri Owen

    Sir Alex Ferguson was around 34 when he first donned the manager's tracksuit. Sir Matt Busby and Bill Shankly were 36, Brian Clough was 30. When it comes to starting out in senior football management 19-year-old Dave Webber has already eclipsed four of the all time greats.

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  9. Ancient narratives come to life in National Storytelling Week

    Friday 25 January 2013, 11:04

    Leigh Amor Leigh Amor

    As one of the oldest art forms, storytelling continues to be all around us today. It touches every part of our lives, in books, films, paintings, radio and television. And this Saturday marks the start of National Storytelling Week.


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  10. Heartland/Virtual Descent

    Friday 25 January 2013, 10:35

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    This week we have been recording a percussion concerto with Julian Warburton, written by our composer-in-residence, Mark Bowden, that will be the soundtrack for a new work by Eleesha Drennan, house choreographer and company member of the National Dance Company of Wales.

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