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Only 5% of Welsh Lamb is actually eaten in Wales, it's a major export product to Europe and beyond. But, the Government wants more UK food producers to follow that example, to close a multi billion pound food trade gap. Motorists on islands including the Hebrides, Northern Isles, and the Isles of Scilly should see prices at the petrol pumps drop by five pence a litre. The UK Government's rural fuel duty rebate is coming into force today. However, people in Shetland are complaining the saving has already been wiped out by recent price increases. And, how Schmallenberg virus is making it harder for visitor attractions to find lambs for their springtime displays.

Presenter: Anna Hill
Producer: Sarah Swadling.

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 1 Mar 2012 05:45

The Shepherd's Life by James Rebanks

The Shepherd's Life

Powerful account of growing up in a farming family in the Lake District.

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