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Airbus plane's journey by M4 to the west of England


Police warn of M4 disruption due to aeroplane

Avon and Somerset Police are warning that the plane which departed by road from Wenvoe this morning will cause disruption on the M4.

At 13:30 an aircraft fuselage is being transported from J18 to J15 on the M4 it will then head north on the A419 towards Cirencester and then southbound on the A429 to Cotswold Airport.

While on the A419 it will take up both northbound carriageways. From 13:30 on 2nd March.

– Avon and Somerset Police

Large plane transported by road through Wenvoe

Police helped the aircraft on its way Credit: Nathan Thomas

Traffic in Wenvoe was slowed down this morning as a large aircraft was transported by road through the town.

Vale of Glamorgan Council warned of disruption to traffic when the "large abnormal load" was leaving the MoD site at St Athan.

South Wales Police say the Airbus plane is being taken to Cotswold Airport.

The wings have been removed from the aircraft to make transportation easier Credit: Nathan Thomas


Catch-up: Coast & Country episode 3

In this episode:

Andrew learns the art of winemaking.

He joins a herd of volunteers to harvest grapes at Llanerch Vineyard in the Vale of Glamorgan, and follows the journey from grape to glass.

For more details on the vineyard and news about next year's harvest visit their website.

Carl re-lives the Roman Age at the Amphitheatre in Caerleon near Newport.

With History Chef Ceri he cooks up some Roman cheesecake and gets a taste of what it might have been like to watch real gladiators in action.

If you want to have a go at tonight's recipe you'll need:

3 Eggs

8 oz Ricotta cheese

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp grated orange zest

1 tsp lemon juice

15 bay leaves

Method: Place bay leaves in tin, beat eggs together and mix in the cheese, honey, lemon and orange zest. Next, sprinkle in flour, and pour the batter over the bay leaves.

Bake for around 40 minutes until brown and enjoy.

As ever, you can watch Ceri for more tips on the method.

Also in the programme, Ruth is continuing her journey along the Wales Coast Path, between Abereiddy and Porthgain, a walk of about 2 miles.

If you only fancy a short walk, why not try the walk between Abereiddy and the Blue Lagoon -it's suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

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Coast & Country: Learning the art of winemaking

Volunteers helping with the grape harvest Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

In this episode:

Andrew learns the art of winemaking at Llanerch Vineyard in the Vale of Glamorgan.

It's home to 7 acres of vines, and every year welcomes a herd of volunteers to help with the harvest.

Andrew learns the whole process, from grape to glass with owner Ryan Davies.

Also in tonight's episode:

Ruth continues her journey along the Wales Coast path in North Pembrokeshire, as she walks from Abereiddi to Porthgain.

Ruth discovers the village of Porthgain Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

Carl is at the Roman amphitheatre in Caerleon, cooking up a Roman feast with our History chef Ceri Lane.

Dog owners warned about fat on beaches

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is warning dog owners about rancid fat which is washing up on beaches in the area.

There is no threat to humans, as long as the material is not ingested, but several dogs in the Ogmore area have needed urgent treatment after eating the poisonous substance.

The council’s environmental health officers are investigating and say there were similar cases on the Cornish coast a few weeks ago. They are advising dog owners to keep their dogs off beaches.

The council's waste management department will be inspecting and clearing the coast line of the white substance on a daily basis until it stops washing up on the beaches.

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