Red Squirrels and a Garden Photographer

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Rural news and issues, including clearing grey squirrels from Bangor so reds can re-colonise, plus hear from an award-winning garden photographer.

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28 minutes

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Paint the Town Red - we look at the project to clear grey squirrels from the city of Bangor and the surrounding areas to protect the native Red Squirrels. It's part of a wider initiative across the UK, including Clocaenog forest and the Red Squirrels Trust Wales is calling on the community to get involved

Footpaths - rising visitor numbers to the mountains of Snowdonia are creating a growing problem with footpath erosion. The National Trust has launched an appeal to raise two hundred and fifty thousand pounds to help meet the cost of maintaining the hill trails

Renewables - moving away from fossil fuels to a nation renowned for its clean energy. our environment correspondent, Steffan Messenger reports from the Energy Now Conference in Telford this week - an annual event offering information and advice to farmers and landowners about renewable schemes.

Farmer cum Baker - when the village bakery in Aberdaron on the Llyn Peninsula came up for sale it seemed like too good an opportunity for farmer Geraint Jones to miss - but could he bake a loaf?

Garden Photographer - his day job is running a builder's merchants in Carmarthen but Nigel McCall's passion for wildlife and landscape photography wins him first prize in the beautiful gardens category of the International Garden Photographer of the Year