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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 19 January 2014

Rachael Garside takes a look at reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy and at the restoration of Llanelly House.

  • After the Storm, Rural Policing and a Garden Health Check

    The minister for Natural Resources Minister announced changes to CAP - the financial support that farmers get to help them produce food. Our Environment Correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd outlines the far-reaching implications

    The extraordinary deluge and battering that our coasts have had, has taken it's toll. People are being urged to take special care when visiting or using the Coast Path National Trail. Rachael Garside visits one area in Pembrokeshire where the National Park Authority is busy repairing storm damage.

    Farmland has been hit badly in many areas throughout Wales - both on the coast and inland. Just up from the beach at Manorbier is Springfields produce Rachael pops in to see what it means for this year's growing season.

    And while the New Year storms may have left thousands of pounds of damage they have also unearthed some interesting discoveries along the coast of Wales. Chris Dearden visits Tywyn on Cardigan Bay where the tree trunks dating from thousands of years ago can now be seen for the first time in decades.

    The neglect of rural policing - a new centre of excellence to improve and address the issues of rural policing is to be set up in a collaboration between academics and the force.

    Britains biggest public-led investigation into the health of native wildlife was launched this week. The National Garden Wildlife Health project is relying on us to report what's happening in our gardens ...If you want to report anything amiss in your garden they'd love to hear from you...



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