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Friday 16 April 2010, 16:01

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North West Wales takes a peek inside the childhood home one of Wales' most prominent authors - Kate Roberts. Her former home was given to the nation in 1965 but it wasn't until 2005 that sufficient funds were raised to restore the smallholding to the way it would have looked during her childhood. Read the BBC NW Wales article.

A Soviet spy may have been working in the Aberystwyth area during the Cold War. Mid Wales features an intriguing tale of a Soviet radio transmitter found near Aberystwyth in the 1960s. Read the BBC Mid Wales article.

In 2002, a medieval ship was uncovered in the banks of the River Usk, during excavation works to build the Riverfront Theatre. Since then, experts have been working on rebuilding the ship. Visitors can check the progress of the build as a series of open days have been arranged. Read the BBC SE Wales article.

Do you have any photographs that you have taken of historic buildings in South West Wales? The team are looking for your photos to add to their current collection. View the gallery on BBC SW Wales

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