Country Focus

Country Focus

Rachael Garside presents the rural news magazine for those who live and work in the Welsh countryside. Broadcast on BBC Radio Wales Sunday at 0700, repeated Monday at 0530

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Recent episodes (4)

  • Grouse, Meadows and Cooking Like Mamgu

    Sun, 1 Mar 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Growing hope for numbers of red grouse in Wales Every flower counts in a new national scheme Awarding hard work in the racing stables And the internet-shy chef who's pulling in the diners at his family's farm

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  • Mountain biking in Wales

    Sun, 22 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    It is estimated that mountain biking is worth more than £23 million to the Welsh economy and according to a recent survey three out of the four top mountain bike trails in Britain are here in Wales. So this week Rachael Garside gets her bike at BikePark Wales in Gethin woods, just outside Merthyr Tydfil.

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  • Butchery, the Rural Rail Campaign and Cariad Glass

    Sun, 15 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    A brand new 5 million pound butchery to process Welsh beef All aboard for the campaign to resurrect a rural rail service The oscar winning director who's made Wales his home And the ancient craft creating beauty from recycled glass

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  • Good news for Pine Martens, Rail on the Edge and Kalette

    Sun, 8 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    From Scotland to Wales - reviving the Welsh population of Pine Martens The ranchers from Colorado helping to preserve a native sheep breed A warning to be alert after a series of livestock thefts and the Welsh gardener championing a new superfood

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