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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  • Food Waste, Boat Building and a Peat Bog

    Sun, 14 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    At a time of festive indulgence, a thought for the growing levels of food waste Anchors away - building a boating dream in Cardigan The beetles that could save a fortune for farmers And a peat bog revealing secrets of the past

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  • The Winter Fair at 25

    Sun, 7 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    It's one of the finest prime stock shows in Europe and the Royal Welsh Winter Fair attracts producers, exhibitors, buyers alike and of course the livestock. This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the agricultural event -- so we celebrate the silver jubilee....

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  • On the Buses

    Sun, 30 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    Extra money was given to two local authorities this year to trial new ways to co-ordinate bus and community transport services focusing on rural areas. The Vale of Glamorgan and Ceredigion councils were both given £100,000 from the Welsh government to see how bus firms and councils can work together to cut costs, plan routes and coordinate timetables to meet users' demands. WE're on teh buses in Ceredigion

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  • Pylons, Bird Flu and the Lonely Tree

    Sun, 23 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    A rural eyesore or an environmental necessity? Plans for a new line of pylons in Mid Wales Concern from poultry farmers after the recent case of bird flu Casting a net of compensation for Welsh fishermen And only the lonely - a conifer named tree of the year

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