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12/05/2013

The rural news magazine for those who live and work in the Welsh countryside.

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 13 May 2013 05:30

Ash Dieback, Clean Coasts and Carew Castle

:: Chalara Fraxinea or Ash Dieback has now been confirmed at 19 sites across Wales and as the Ash tree unfurls it's leaves this spring are we going to see more cases of the disease?

:: As the second year of the Welsh Government's five year badger vaccination project gets underway we speak to one farming couple taking part who question the effectiveness of it.

:: Wales is blessed with beautiful unspoilt shores ..Until, perhaps we descend upon them! This week sees an inaugural Clean Coast Week as teams of volunteers across Wales spring clean our coastline.

:: As we approach the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest by Tenzing Norgay. a Nepalese Sherpa and Edmund Hillary from New Zealand our community reporter, Huw Jenkins visits an exhibition in Capel Curig that celebrate the links between Snowdonia and Mount Everest.

:: And Carew Castle this week celebrate 30 years under the management of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and Rachael Garside meets the castle's manager Teresa Hogsflesh who is retiring.