Blog posts by year and month March 2010

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  1. I was in Bangor last Friday for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales concert at the Prichard-Jones Hall. It was the final concert of this year's Bangor New Music Festival and included three world premières - a cello concerto by Adrian Williams, a piece called Number Nine Dream by Andrew Lewis and...

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  2. Winter returned to Wales today with heavy rain, snow and gale force winds buffeting the country. North Wales was worst hit with some roads and schools closed. Parts of the coast including Llainfairfechan, were also flooded.

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  3. The Gower peninsula, just to the west of Swansea, is set to become a mecca for star-gazers when a new 'dark skies' policy for the area is approved tomorrow by the city's Council cabinet.

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  4. British Waterways is after nature lovers who can take time to note the wildlife they see at their local waterway, be it canal, river or stream. And this year the organisation is placing special emphasis on the kingfisher, which may have suffered a decline in numbers because of this year's harsh winter weather.

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  5. Super Furry Animals' lead singer Gryff Rhys will release an album with a Brazilian musician and 'TV repair man' Tony Da Gatorra on 26 July this year. The album, The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness was recorded and mixed in one massive session with long-time Furries collaborator Kris Jenkins at th...

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  6. it is reported that filmstar Tom Cruise and his wife Katie Holmes believe that Welsh singer and TV talent show judge Charlotte Church could make it in America.

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  7. This week's show features a session from Newport's Dirty Goods. They're creators of intelligent, dancefloor-friendly pop that - to my ears - reminds me of Phoenix. They've been sharing their eminently communicable beats and tunes with our America cousins over recent weeks. They're one of the We...

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  8. I'm not one for nostalgia, raking over the ashes of rock n roll's past in search of some dying embers of inspiration. However two of my favourite releases this year are coloured largely by the sound of yesterdays long past: Y Niwl's debut EP and The School's crafted and melodically sumptuous deb...

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  9. There is an old saying, 'If March comes in like a lamb it goes out like a lion or if March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb'..

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  10. Hi everyone. Gull's away for a few days so I'll be taking the reins from him until he returns on Thursday. I'm James and I've been working behind the scenes on BBC Wales Nature for the last few years. The annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch took place on the last weekend of January and over 27,000...

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