Blog posts by year and month January 2013

Posts (54)

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. More hail and thunder later this week but before then we have more heavy rain and gales to deal with.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. A rapid thaw of lying snow bringing a risk of localised flooding and possible avalanche in the Snowdonia mountains.

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