Wales

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  1. Writer and Art Historian

    Inspired by Snowdonia

    Writer and Art Historian Mari Griffith dons her walking boots and heads for the mountains in search of some places in Snowdonia that have inspired artists for centuries

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  2. It may seem that I'm becoming slightly obsessed with canals at the moment, but I'd just like to take this opportunity to wish the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal a very happy birthday. Monmouth and Brecon canal A whole year's worth of events marking the celebrations began on 10 Februa...

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  3. Proposals are in place to extend the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to roughly twice its current size, as the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) look to protect parts of the area at risk. In partnership with the Wrexham and Denbighshire local authorities, CCW plans ...

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  4. Remember when you were a kid and summer holidays were a litany of grazed knees and grass stains? It's probably over-egged in the media, but certainly children are less likely these days to develop an awareness and familiarity with the great outdoors. The National Trust are aiming to arres...

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  5. A new skate park has recently opened down at the Cardiff Bay Barrage and it seems to be going down well with the local skateboarders. The new Skate Plazza has been modelled on other skate parks around the world and follows the example set by Barcelona - which is often referred to as 'the skate capital of the world' due to the abundance of skate parks found there. Watch a video clip of the new park being road tested on BBC News Online

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  6. 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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  7. Dirtsurfing is a combination of surfing, biking and mountain boarding. It's great fun but there is a downside - you have to walk back up any hill you surf down! Simon Watmore sent in this clip of himself (yellow board), Andy Davies (yellow board) and Gavin James (green board) flying down the fi...

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