Coast & Country: Episode 23

HIGHLIGHTS: Ruth Wignall and Andrew Price take a look back at some of the best bits from 2018 on Coast & Country.

Among the highlights, is a trip to RAF Valley on Anglesey to mark the centenary year of the RAF.

Andrew fulfills his dream of flying in a fighter jet and Ruth finds out what it takes to fly with 202 Squadron - the training arm of the sea and mountain rescue helicopter crew.

There’s also a revisit to people heroically fighting against the ever growing tide of plastic in our seas and the secret escapes in the Welsh countryside.

Sharp End December 3rd

This week, we took Sharp End to Westminster again as the Brexit vote looms ever closer. Adrian Masters was joined on the green by Labour's Shadow Welsh Secretary Christina Rees MP, Conservative MPs David TC Davies and Stephen Crabb and Liz Saville-Roberts, leader of the Plaid Cymru Westminster group.

Sharp End November 26th

After another week dominated by Brexit, Adrian Masters was joined by Plaid Cymru AM Helen Mary Jones, Julie Morgan AM for Labour and Mark Isherwood AM for the Welsh Conservatives, while Owain Phillips was in Westminster with Labour's Albert Owen MP.
We also heard from Mark Drakeford in the last of our catch-ups with the Welsh Labour leadership candidates.

Coast & Country: Episode 22

EMBRACING WINTER: Ruth Wignall meets the woman who looks after the wild ponies who roam free on the commons of South Wales.

Andrew Price visits the men and women who run Men’s Sheds - a project offering companionship and a lifeline to many.

Sion is out with the farmers looking back at 2018’s extraordinary weather and the impact this has had on the land.

And we meet the ice swimmer - who loves nothing more than when the temperature drops.

Newsweek Wales - Sunday 25th November

On this week's Newsweek Wales Alexandra Hartley is joined by Rhiannon Hedge from Mind Cymru to talk about a new scheme that trains barbers to spot the warning signs of poor mental health in their customers. Also, we take a look back at this week's news, including the firefighters crowned world champions in the Rescue Organisation Challenge.

Coast & Country: Episode 21

ISLANDS: On tonight’s programme Ruth Wignall travels to Anglesey to visit the church in the sea. The romantic St Cwyfan’s is only accessible at low tide via a causeway.

Andrew Price goes walking on the iconic Worm’s Head on Gower.

Rob Shelley finds out more about the 200 different shells on shell island, near Harlech and we meet the sea kayakers who love to fish off Sully Island, near Penarth.