Wind farms are becoming an increasingly common sight, but they have often been met with anger and opposition from nearby residents.Read the full story ›
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is reassuring residents and holiday makers that Welsh beaches are clean and healthy, despite some appearances of a foamy substance in the water and on the beaches.
Officers have received reports from people in Pembrokeshire concerned about what they believe is sewage or slurry found on the beach or in the water.
These have been investigated and found to be caused by tiny, naturally occurring algae that thrive in warm weather conditions.
The algae is often mistaken for sewage or other pollution because of its oily appearance and its slight seaweed like smell.
We have fantastic beaches in Wales and really great water quality with around 80% of bathing waters reaching the highest European standards for cleanliness.
At this time of year we do get some reports, we treat each one seriously and assess every report
Despite its unpleasant appearance, most of the reports we receive turn out to be this common algae. “Warm weather provides the conditions for the algae to occur and it will disperse naturally over time
The rural crime unit have reported three sheep dogs were shot in South Gwynedd and another dog lawfully shot by a farmer.Read the full story ›
The Royal Welsh Spring Festival has been getting underway at the showground in Llanelwedd.Read the full story ›
2016 is Wales' Year of Adventure and we're taking a look at some of the most adventurous things you can do and see across Wales.Read the full story ›
The National Trust is offering the tenancy of a £1m farm for just £1 a year to a farmer who will protect its rare and fragile landscape.Read the full story ›
On a sunny day like today it really gives you the chance to enjoy the great outdoors and admire the picturesque scenery on display here in Wales.
But maintaining some of Wales landscapes doesn't come cheap and The British Mountaineering Council are calling on the public to make a contribution.
The Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia are two of eight UK national parks which are to to supported by this campaign.
Watch: Hannah Thomas reports from The Brecon Beacons.
There are calls for the public to take responsibility of their own litter after a mass amount of litter was collected of a Gwent beach.Read the full story ›
A 15-bedroomed mansion that was home over 70 years ago to Wales' very first Welsh-medium school has been put up for sale.Read the full story ›
A funding package of £600,000 has been announced, to improve accessibility in Wales' national parks.
The money will also help repair storm damage to the Wales Coast Path.
Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced £126,000 will go towards improving two sections of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Path, while a further £104,500 would help repair damage caused to the Wales Coast Path during the winter.
The remaining money (£369,500), will be split between the Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire National Park Authorities.
Our world renowned National Parks and Wales Coast Path attract millions of visitors to Wales every year, and help create and support many jobs in the rural economy.
It’s vital that the National Park Authorities and Natural Resources Wales continue to maintain and improve their popular paths. This funding will help ensure that essential work can take place so local communities and visitors to Wales can continue to enjoy everything they have to offer.