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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  • Rural Childcare, A Fishy Career and Forgotten War Graves

    Sun, 28 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    Pressure on parents facing a lack of childcare provision in rural areas Hooking in young people for a career in onshore fishing and lest we forget - on the trail of Wales's neglected war graves

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  • Time for a Beach Clean

    Sun, 21 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    This weekend an army of volunteers will turn up on shores to clean up our beaches. The Great British Beach Clean is organised by the Marine Conservation Society because they believe marine litter is a problem that we can all play a part in solving. Rachael Garside does her bit and joins about 50 volunteers at Rest Bay near Porthcawl.

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  • Wake up and smell the Coffee

    Sun, 14 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    Harsh criticism for the Government's agri-environment scheme Glastir. Coming together to tackle the latest crime wave in rural Wales. The roaring success of one of our most famous farm attractions. And freshly brewed award-winning coffee from Coaltown.

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  • The Young Farmer at Llyndy Isaf

    Sun, 7 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    The advert asked for a young enthusiastic person who wanted to broaden their experience of agriculture. On offer the chance to run a 600 acre upland farm in the heart of Snowdonia, for a year. Rachael Garside meets the first Llyndy Isaf scholar, Caryl Hughes as she gets to grips with lambing time. (This programme was originally broadcast in April 2014)

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