Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Crymych Cefn Gwlad


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Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Crymych

Bydd Dai, Llanilar yn ymuno â chriw Gorsaf Dân ac Achub Crymych. Dai visits the Fire and Rescue Station in Crymych and Rhys Henllan enjoys looking at some vintage machinery on A...


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-"If the town is a yearning

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-"That drew people from the outset

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-"There is in us all a wish

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-"To live close to the countryside."

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-I've been presenting this series

-for a few years now.

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-The secret is the people.

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-Those who keep life going

-all year round.

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-Speaking of keeping life going,

-I'm joined by some new faces...

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-..to bring all these treasures

-to your homes.

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-They'll be busy!

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-The story of Milgi Milgi

-and Gorsgoch's Cefn Hafod pub.

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-Rhys Henllan and the youngsters

-who love old relics.

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-I got the pleasure

-of stripping it down...

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-..to find out how every part works.

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-Meleri Garn Fach

-learns a new way of shepherding.

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-Here we go.

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-BEEPS

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-And the city boy

-who's desperate to be a farmer.

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-They're one of the cutest things

-in the world.

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-And I'm in the shadow of Frenni Fawr

-in northern Pembrokeshire.

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-Tonight's Cefn Gwlad

-is a little bit different.

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-I'm in Crymych, spending time

-with the fire and rescue service.

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-The staff are all volunteers...

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-..but they keep the place

-running like clockwork.

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-When the bell rings,

-they come running here like mice.

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-It's another busy night for

-Crymych's fire and rescue service.

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-They respond to emergency calls

-across northern Pembrokeshire.

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-The staff of eleven firefighters

-on call, both men and women...

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-..are busy

-despite the quiet rural location.

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-Due to the local terrain...

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-..the Preseli mountains

-and heath fires...

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-..they don't get much peace.

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-Parade, shun.

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-Parade, stand at ease.

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-Everyone fit to take part?

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-OK, there's a test first.

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-The crew tonight

-is Dylan in charge of the pump.

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-Glyn's the driver, Shelley and

-Tomos breathing apparatus wearers.

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-Any questions?

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-OK, parade shun.

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-Despite their responsibilities,

-there's fun to be had.

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-This is how it's always been.

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-Volunteers drop tools

-to offer a vital service...

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-..to rural communities across Wales.

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-Things have changed a lot

-since this archive footage...

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-..but the process is the same.

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-Drop tools and away!

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-Hello!

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-Hello?

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-Where are you?

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-How are you?

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-Are you Euros?

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-Are you Euros?

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-I am Euros, yes.

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-We have met before.

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-We have met before.

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-Yes, once or twice.

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-Welcome to Crymych fire station.

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-Welcome to Crymych fire station.

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-And this is head office.

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-The Crymych nerve centre!

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-Can I ask kindly

-how long you've worked here?

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-I'm coming up to 40 years now.

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-Crymych fire station

-opened in 1961.

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-It came about after a barn fire.

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-It is a farming community.

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-The nearest engines

-were in Narberth and Cardigan.

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-It took both of them

-over 45 minutes to arrive.

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-A group of farmers agreed

-to start a fire station in Crymych.

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-How many times a week do you train?

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-We train every Monday night

-between seven and nine...

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-..with all the equipment,

-because practice makes perfect.

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-I've been here now for 38 years...

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-..and I can't remember this engine

-failing to turn out.

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-It requires great dedication

-from the locals.

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-We deal with friends or relatives

-or friends of friends.

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-They're always within that range.

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-Everyone we help, we know,

-every time.

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-It all starts in here.

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-The uniforms are here.

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-This board shows how many volunteers

-are on call at any given time.

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-And this is the engine.

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-It's been designed in such a way...

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-..that everything is easily

-accessible to the firefighters.

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-In here, we have a leaf blower.

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-We have a lot of heath fires.

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-This is the new way

-of extinguishing grass fires.

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-We carry knapsacks of water

-for when we're far from the engine.

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-We carry the gear with us

-and extinguish fires as we go.

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-These are the hosepipes.

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-We'll only use these for a big fire

-where there's plenty of water.

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-The engine itself

-carries 400 gallons.

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-Another new feature of this engine

-that we didn't have before...

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-..is a facility to boil water.

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-Well, well!

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-To have a cuppa!

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-Very civilized!

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-This is the first responder vehicle.

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-This has been partially funded

-by the community.

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-I can comfortably state that

-I've saved more lives with this...

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-..than I have with the fire engine.

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-Yes, having a reliable vehicle

-is all-important...

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-..and always has been...

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-..as I saw in 1989...

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-..with William Roberts

-in Llanbedr-goch.

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-The youngster's

-big moment arrives...

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-..as he gets to drive

-Anglesey's oldest tractor.

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-It's going well, William.

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-It's going well, William.

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-She's not bad for her age.

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-I'll signal right

-and you can signal left.

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-We were on our way to the Anglesey

-Vintage Rally at the time.

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-The show celebrates

-its 40th anniversary this year.

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-The youngsters are still at the

-helm, as Rhys Henllan finds out.

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-In the age of air conditioning,

-GPS and hydrostatic gearboxes...

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-..a group of Anglesey drivers

-love to face the elements...

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-..with a gearstick

-between their legs.

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-Venture onto

-an Anglesey back roads...

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-..and you're guaranteed

-to be stuck behind one of them.

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-Dafydd, how did you get interested

-in vintage machinery?

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-I got into it through my father.

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-Dad caught the tractor bug...

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-..and I've followed him, in a way.

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-There were old tractors at home,

-and I liked to tinker with them.

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-You have an important role

-with the club.

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-I've always liked old machines.

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-Anything with wheels and an engine.

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-I'm in charge of the fundraising

-rally to keep the club going.

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-We're marking 40 years this year.

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-I hope it'll be the best show yet.

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-Lloyd, tell me about this pick-up.

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-This is Cassie.

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-She was made in 1953.

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-Pritchard Brothers

-is my grandfather's old firm.

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-We named her Cassie after Nain.

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-She's spent her life on the island.

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-She's spent her life on the island.

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-Yes, with the EY plate.

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-EY was

-the old Anglesey registration.

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-If vehicles have been sold away,

-we try to bring them back home.

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-This is the most recent tractor

-I've bought.

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-A Fordson Major E27N.

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-This was built in 1951...

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-..for the Buckley Estate

-near Beaumaris.

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-What's so special about this model?

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-This type of tractor,

-with the diesel engine...

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-..was the deluxe model

-of its time, in a way.

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-They tended to be bought by larger

-farms and threshing contractors.

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-Here is the steam engine.

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-What does having this in the club

-mean to the members?

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-This is the flagship

-of the club, actually.

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-It's our biggest asset.

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-It was built back in 1889.

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-This was the first steam roller

-on Anglesey.

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-I got the pleasure

-of stripping it down...

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-..to find out how every part works.

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-Is it difficult to drive?

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-It's not easy!

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-It's about seven miles

-from here to the showground.

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-It takes about four hours...

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-..and six sacks of coal!

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-This is the most recent project.

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-An International B250.

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-This is quite a project.

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-It gives me a lot of pleasure

-and I learn a lot from doing it.

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-They're so simple that you can do

-most of the work yourself.

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-You don't have to plug in a laptop

-as you do with modern tractors.

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-When you finish the job,

-you can take it around the shows...

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-..enjoy what you've accomplished...

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-..and socialize with people.

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-When is this year's show?

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-On 19 and 20 May

-at the Anglesey Showground.

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-Unfortunately, this tractor

-won't be there this year.

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-Hopefully, it'll make it next year.

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-Don't forget

-the Anglesey Vintage Rally.

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-Back in Crymych,

-the fire and rescue team...

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-..is taking part

-in a realistic training session.

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-I get the privilege

-of joining in the excitement.

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-Imagine this was a fire

-at this time of night.

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-It's up to the third storey level.

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-That's about 45 feet.

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-As you can hear from the engine,

-it's a water pump, but it's quiet.

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-Would you like a go

-holding the hose?

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-How much pressure is in it?

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-I'm not going up there!

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-I'm not going up there!

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-Grab the hose down here.

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-Dylan, let Dai take over.

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-You can stay on terra firma!

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-Hold it behind here.

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-Iwan will release it slightly

-so that you can feel the pressure.

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-Have you got it, Dai?

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-If you do rise off the ground...

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-..we'll drop the pressure!

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-You haven't moved yet.

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-Can you feel it?

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-Can you feel it?

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-I've got it.

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-It's heavy to hold.

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-Hold on!

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-Good grief!

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-Be careful with it!

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-There'll be water in the shops!

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-Hold on to it, man!

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-Are you holding it?

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-Take it back! I feel giddy.

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-Still to come, the tale

-of Gorsgoch's Milgi Milgi syndicate.

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-He is fast, he passes them all.

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-He's like lightning.

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-Back with the Crymych

-fire and rescue team...

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-..it's time to get to know

-those quiet heroes...

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-..who give their time to protect us.

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-First up is Dylan Edwards.

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-I've been with the fire service

-for 30 years.

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-I work for a local company.

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-I'm married to Eleri

-and we have two sons.

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-Dylan's one of the backbones

-of the station.

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-He's in charge during the day.

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-He's in charge during the day.

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-Dylan's my brother.

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-Once we're at the station,

-it's a professional relationship.

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-Conveniently, Dylan's day job...

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-..is a mere stone's throw

-from the fire station.

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-Where are they? Hello?

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-How are you?

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-How are you?

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-Very well, thank you.

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-Are you Dylan?

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-Are you Dylan?

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-Yes, I am.

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-It depends who's asking.

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-Is that how it works?

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-I don't admit it to everyone.

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-Answer me one simple question first.

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-Do you have to live or work

-fairly close to the station?

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-A lot of us at the station

-have to work outside the area.

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-It's important

-that someone like me...

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-..can leave work to answer a call.

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-I've been with the fire service

-for over 30 years now.

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-You joined straight from nursery!

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-You joined straight from nursery!

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-Not far off, not far off!

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-It's in the blood, obviously.

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-My father was a fireman in Crymych

-and my uncle was one in Narberth.

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-I felt I had to do it, to give

-something back to my community.

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-Wyn, how are you?

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-Wyn, how are you?

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-How are you, Dai?

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-You're up in the loft here.

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-Where the managing takes place!

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-Where the managing takes place!

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-It's a fine spot.

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-I'll sit to be at the same level.

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-It's an ideal place here.

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-You and the company

-provide a service.

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-When the call comes,

-the men have to go.

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-I think it's important.

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-Dylan is my under-manager here.

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-It's important to the community

-that this company gives them time...

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-..to fulfil their duties

-with their other job.

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-If you live in a lovely area

-and you're happy there...

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-..try to live as long as you can!

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-That's true enough.

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-I'll see you again.

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-People are so pleasant here.

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-I must be careful

-or I'll miss lunchtime!

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-My name is Tomi Jones

-and I'm 28 years old.

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-I'm a firefighter in Crymych.

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-If he's not pulling your leg,

-he's probably ill.

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-Must I? I don't want to be cruel.

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-Tomi works as an agent

-for an agricultural company.

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-Today, he has an excuse to work

-locally, at the mart in Crymych.

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-Dai, how are you?

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-Dai, how are you?

-

-Tomi, how are you?

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-Where did you come from?

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-I've parked over there.

-Parking spaces are scarce here.

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-Do you come to the mart often?

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-Do you come to the mart often?

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-I try to come every Wednesday.

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-But there's no weekly mart now.

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-You sell animal feed.

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-You sell animal feed.

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-No, more animal health.

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-Wormers and vaccines.

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-Dairy hygiene, those products.

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-You can be anywhere

-when the call comes.

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-Because I cover Pembrokeshire,

-I'm out of the area during the day.

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-I provide cover

-on evenings and weekends.

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-You're a happy bunch here.

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-The brigade are a good lot,

-the locals are a good lot as well.

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-They're always raising money

-for the first responder.

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-Cheques come in

-almost every other week.

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-I've seen how important

-such a service is...

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-..especially in rural areas.

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-Look at these hills.

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-Hay has to be harvested

-and accidents can happen.

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-You think they won't, but they do.

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-You think they won't, but they do.

-

-Do you want a coffee?

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-I'll get it for you.

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-I'll get it for you.

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-No, I've got one.

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-You've got one?

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-Well, if you're offering...

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-When a Cardi offers you a coffee,

-it means a lot!

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-You'll want it back in discounts!

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-Yes, you need

-to strike a bargain sometimes.

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-Sometimes, you must take a chance...

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-..like the syndicate

-at Gorsgoch's Cefn Hafod pub...

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-..when they bought a greyhound.

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-# Greyhound greyhound,

-greyhound greyhound

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-# Give more food to the greyhound #

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-Greyhound races

-were popular in the old days.

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-After giving up rugby,

-we wanted something new.

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-My neighbour breeds greyhounds.

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-We had a chat and it took off,

-more people came on board.

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-There are ten of us in the syndicate

-and we're all into greyhound racing.

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-Milgi Milgi is his name.

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-He ran at Monmore Green

-and he's got better and better.

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-He is fast.

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-He runs on the outside

-and passes them all.

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-He's like lightning.

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-We bank overseas now, don't we?

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-We bank overseas now, don't we?

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-For tax purposes.

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-It's serious.

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-Come to the races and you'll see.

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-Come on, Milgi Milgi!

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-Off we go then!

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-We haven't seen him

-running live before.

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-It's a lot cheaper

-to keep a greyhound than a horse.

0:20:190:20:22

-# Greyhound greyhound,

-greyhound greyhound

0:20:290:20:34

-# Give more food to the greyhound

0:20:340:20:38

-# Greyhound greyhound,

-greyhound greyhound #

0:20:380:20:41

-The Cardis are in Wolverhampton.

0:20:420:20:46

-It's a good place

-with a warm welcome.

0:20:570:20:59

-I can't get over

-the speed of the dogs.

0:21:000:21:02

-I spoke to two or three pundits.

0:21:040:21:07

-I told them

-we're a syndicate of owners.

0:21:070:21:10

-They said he's a good dog,

-they've seen him run before.

0:21:100:21:16

-That he must win tonight

-because we're up here.

0:21:160:21:20

-I didn't know you spoke English!

0:21:200:21:22

-I walked the track

-and it's a bit damp.

0:21:220:21:25

-If he keeps out of it...

0:21:250:21:26

-If he keeps out of it...

-

-I think he'll do OK tonight.

0:21:260:21:29

-The wind's behind him.

-He's a big dog so a wind helps.

0:21:290:21:32

-I'm a bit nervous now.

0:21:330:21:34

-I'm a bit nervous now.

-

-Come on, Milgi!

0:21:340:21:35

-That last bend, he was flying!

0:22:060:22:09

-He's a remarkable dog.

0:22:090:22:12

-That's a Welsh heart!

0:22:120:22:14

-There are no words,

-there are no words.

0:22:150:22:17

-How much did you put on?

0:22:180:22:19

-How much did you put on?

-

-A fiver.

0:22:190:22:20

-I put a tenner on him,

-more than I've ever done.

0:22:200:22:23

-We've cleaned them out!

0:22:250:22:27

-It was worth coming up,

-it really was.

0:22:270:22:30

-What an incredible trip.

0:22:300:22:32

-We won't get another one like it

-for a long while.

0:22:320:22:37

-# Greyhound greyhound,

-greyhound greyhound

0:22:370:22:40

-# Give more food to the greyhound

0:22:400:22:45

-# Greyhound greyhound,

-greyhound greyhound

0:22:450:22:50

-# Give more food to the greyhound #

0:22:500:22:54

-Congratulations to Milgi Milgi

-and the Gorsgoch syndicate.

0:22:540:22:58

-Back at Crymych fire station...

0:23:020:23:04

-..this team must also pull together

-for everything to work...

0:23:050:23:11

-..whatever their day jobs are.

0:23:110:23:13

-I'm Glyn Vaughan

-and I'm crew manager at Crymych.

0:23:150:23:19

-I've been with the fire service

-for almost 20 years.

0:23:190:23:23

-Glyn's a farmer

-and he works very hard.

0:23:230:23:26

-He's on call 24 hours a day,

-seven days a week.

0:23:270:23:32

-Glyn brings something extra

-to the engine.

0:23:320:23:36

-I can turn to him for advice

-about helping animals and so on.

0:23:360:23:42

-Glyn, my boy.

0:23:440:23:46

-Glyn, my boy.

-

-It's nice to see you, Dai.

0:23:460:23:47

-Welcome to the farm.

0:23:470:23:48

-Welcome to the farm.

-

-It's a chilly morning.

0:23:480:23:50

-It's not a day to be outside!

0:23:500:23:53

-You're a dairy farmer.

0:23:530:23:55

-You're a dairy farmer.

-

-Yes, we've always milked.

0:23:550:23:57

-I was born here

-and we milk 100 to 120 cows.

0:23:570:24:01

-Do you?

0:24:010:24:02

-Do you?

-

-We rear all our own stock.

0:24:020:24:05

-I tell you, the smell of cattle!

0:24:050:24:08

-I haven't seen a cow this week!

0:24:080:24:10

-I don't care what they say.

0:24:110:24:13

-If I'm not near an animal,

-my world's at an end

0:24:130:24:16

-Yes, it's nice to see them.

0:24:160:24:18

-I've been with the fire service

-for 20 years.

0:24:200:24:24

-I'd wanted to do it

-since I was a child.

0:24:240:24:27

-It's a total change from farming.

0:24:270:24:29

-When the pager goes off,

-you don't know what's in store.

0:24:290:24:33

-You could be pulling a calf.

0:24:330:24:35

-You drop everything and go.

0:24:350:24:37

-Come in, Dai. It's cold out there.

0:24:390:24:42

-Friesian calves.

0:24:430:24:44

-Do you use a lot of the Friesians?

0:24:450:24:45

-Do you use a lot of the Friesians?

-

-Yes, I've always liked them.

0:24:450:24:49

-But we do use some Holstein

-to increase the size.

0:24:490:24:55

-But there are a lot of big Friesian

-bulls around nowadays.

0:24:550:25:00

-There weren't years ago.

0:25:000:25:02

-When the siren rings,

-you have to go.

0:25:020:25:05

-I suppose you have to put the farm

-completely out of your mind.

0:25:050:25:09

-You can't forget it.

0:25:100:25:11

-If you have to leave

-just as a cow is about to calve...

0:25:110:25:15

-..it's in the back of your mind.

0:25:160:25:18

-That's where mobile phones

-come in handy.

0:25:180:25:20

-You can phone home

-to see what's happening.

0:25:200:25:23

-Maybe you'll be gone for 30 minutes,

-it might be ten hours.

0:25:230:25:28

-You never know.

0:25:280:25:29

-That comes with the job.

0:25:300:25:31

-It's a bitter wind.

0:25:360:25:38

-It's a bitter wind.

-

-It is a cold one.

0:25:380:25:39

-My father called it a lazy wind.

0:25:400:25:42

-It goes through you, not around.

0:25:420:25:44

-Come in for a cuppa, Dai.

0:25:440:25:46

-I'm glad to see you, Mair.

0:25:510:25:53

-It was cold outside.

0:25:530:25:55

-Do you ever worry

-when he gets called out?

0:25:550:25:58

-Or that he's away for a long time?

0:25:590:26:01

-Sometimes,

-maybe more in the early days .

0:26:010:26:05

-You get used to it.

0:26:050:26:07

-Now, she moans when I'm back!

0:26:080:26:10

-And I bet you ask her

-if she's fed the calves.

0:26:120:26:15

-I make sure that's done

-before I come back!

0:26:160:26:19

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0:26:250:26:25

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0:26:250:26:27

-Later, Meleri Garn Fach

-learns a new way of shepherding.

0:26:370:26:42

-I'm still not confident.

0:26:420:26:44

-Third gear is fast enough for me.

0:26:450:26:47

-Back at Crymych fire station,

-one of the biggest changes...

0:26:540:27:00

-..is that women now play

-a leading role in the team.

0:27:000:27:04

-This is Shelley,

-fiancee of boss Euros.

0:27:040:27:07

-I'm Shelley Reynolds.

0:27:080:27:10

-I've been at the station

-for about 18 years now.

0:27:110:27:15

-I also work

-as a hairdresser locally.

0:27:150:27:18

-Shelley is the first woman

-to join the service at Crymych.

0:27:200:27:24

-She can do the job

-as well as any of us.

0:27:250:27:27

-We always have fun on Mondays,

-and out on calls as well.

0:27:280:27:33

-Never a dull moment.

0:27:330:27:35

-When we go out as firefighters,

-we go out united as one.

0:27:360:27:40

-No men, no women,

-we're firefighters.

0:27:410:27:44

-How are you, Dai?

0:27:480:27:49

-Not bad, Shelley, so far!

0:27:490:27:51

-Not bad, Shelley, so far!

-

-Good.

0:27:510:27:52

-I'm not pulling your leg now.

0:27:530:27:56

-Only one woman has cut my hair

-for many years now.

0:27:560:28:01

-Can you follow what she's done?

0:28:010:28:03

-Can you follow what she's done?

-

-I'll give it a shot!

0:28:030:28:04

-What's it to be?

-A number one all over?

0:28:050:28:07

-Is that really short?

0:28:070:28:08

-Is that really short?

-

-Yes, like a convict.

0:28:080:28:10

-I don't want that.

0:28:100:28:11

-I don't want that.

-

-Do you use gel or wax?

0:28:110:28:13

-Don't you like that stuff?

0:28:150:28:17

-Earwax is enough trouble.

0:28:170:28:19

-You'd better take off your glasses.

0:28:210:28:24

-They need a good clean!

0:28:240:28:26

-My face needs attention as well.

0:28:270:28:30

-What do you call them? The eyebrows.

0:28:300:28:33

-They need a trim.

0:28:340:28:35

-They need a trim.

-

-Yes, probably.

0:28:350:28:37

-You've got caterpillars!

0:28:370:28:39

-Some water now, Dai.

0:28:400:28:41

-When did you start

-with the fire service?

0:28:430:28:46

-Almost 18 years ago now.

0:28:460:28:49

-You must have been young.

0:28:490:28:51

-Yes, I was 20.

0:28:510:28:52

-What was it that appealed to you?

0:28:530:28:55

-When I was at school, about 14,

-I wanted to join back then.

0:28:550:29:00

-That kind of thing,

-a paramedic or the fire service.

0:29:010:29:06

-The fire service it was,

-and I really enjoy it.

0:29:070:29:11

-I'm treated like the men.

0:29:110:29:13

-Every course I go on,

-I do just the same as them.

0:29:130:29:17

-I'm better than some men sometimes!

0:29:170:29:19

-I'm better than some men sometimes!

-

-You tell them.

0:29:190:29:20

-I think we women are better

-at dealing with children...

0:29:210:29:26

-..and old people.

0:29:270:29:29

-At traffic accidents and so on.

0:29:320:29:34

-At traffic accidents and so on.

-

-The mothering instinct kicks in.

0:29:340:29:36

-I was just looking

-at this cabinet here.

0:29:370:29:41

-It's full of toys, but you do

-both work in the same place.

0:29:410:29:47

-Have you both been collecting?

0:29:470:29:50

-Well, Euros, mostly.

0:29:500:29:52

-Birthday and Christmas presents.

0:29:530:29:56

-You must get on well

-if you give each other presents!

0:29:570:30:01

-We do get on well, I must say.

0:30:010:30:03

-Euros is the boss...

0:30:030:30:05

-..but only for two hours a week!

0:30:060:30:08

-While we train for two hours

-every Monday, he's the boss.

0:30:090:30:12

-While we're here, I'm the boss.

0:30:130:30:16

-Who'd argue with the fairer sex

-when they want their own way?

0:30:170:30:22

-Meleri Garn Fach

-is quite a woman too.

0:30:220:30:26

-There's more than one way

-to check on a flock of sheep...

0:30:340:30:38

-..but no-one does it quite like

-Rheinallt Davies of Llanwrin.

0:30:400:30:44

-Hello, Rheinallt.

-It's nice to meet you.

0:30:500:30:52

-How did you start riding

-one of these?

0:30:560:30:59

-I got my first motorbike

-when I was six.

0:30:590:31:02

-My brothers also got one each.

0:31:020:31:05

-We'd go out around the farm

-after school and at weekends...

0:31:050:31:09

-..and our riding

-constantly improved.

0:31:100:31:13

-Does it come in handy on the farm?

0:31:130:31:16

-Does it come in handy on the farm?

-

-It's very handy to gather sheep.

0:31:160:31:18

-It goes places a quad can't

-and our dogs aren't brilliant.

0:31:180:31:22

-You've also represented Wales.

0:31:220:31:25

-I rode a trials bike until I was 16.

0:31:250:31:29

-I then got one of these bikes

-and competed all over Britain.

0:31:290:31:34

-I also represented Wales.

0:31:340:31:36

-Any chance I can have a go?

0:31:370:31:38

-Of course. I'll kit you out first.

0:31:390:31:41

-The padding is crucial.

-These are for your knees.

0:31:440:31:47

-How likely is it

-that I'll hurt myself?

0:31:470:31:52

-No comment!

0:31:530:31:54

-With all the protection,

-you should be OK.

0:31:550:31:58

-I hope you're right.

0:31:590:32:00

-I hope you're right.

-

-And me!

0:32:000:32:01

-There you are, ready to go.

0:32:040:32:06

-OK, Meleri, jump on.

0:32:080:32:10

-Raise the stand.

0:32:130:32:14

-This side, we have the clutch.

0:32:140:32:16

-The front brake is that side.

0:32:170:32:19

-The throttle is there.

0:32:210:32:23

-The throttle is there.

-

-Twist back?

0:32:230:32:24

-What horsepower is this?

0:32:250:32:26

-I'd say it's 15 or 20 horsepower.

0:32:280:32:31

-Something like that.

0:32:320:32:33

-Something like that.

-

-I'm used to more than that.

0:32:330:32:35

-Clutch in.

0:32:370:32:38

-Clutch in.

0:32:380:32:39

-And just a touch of throttle.

0:32:400:32:41

-Feel the bite.

0:32:420:32:43

-You're a natural!

0:32:510:32:52

-You'll be faster than me

-at this rate!

0:32:550:32:57

-I'll see you then!

0:33:030:33:04

-Crikey!

0:33:070:33:08

-Crikey!

-

-Clutch in. Good.

0:33:080:33:10

-I'll be there now!

0:33:140:33:15

-BLEEPS

0:33:200:33:21

-I'm still not confident.

0:33:270:33:29

-Third gear is fast enough for me.

0:33:290:33:33

-OK, how do I stop?

0:33:350:33:36

-I'm enjoying it. It's fun.

0:33:360:33:39

-How long did it take you

-to reach the level you're at?

0:33:400:33:44

-Years of practice.

0:33:450:33:46

-Not days, years.

0:33:470:33:48

-It's mostly confidence and practice.

0:33:560:33:59

-The adrenalin, the speed,

-riding a motorbike is special.

0:34:030:34:07

-You make it look so easy.

0:34:150:34:17

-You went uphill and downhill.

0:34:180:34:20

-You went uphill and downhill.

-

-I'm shaking here!

0:34:200:34:22

-You're probably just cold.

0:34:220:34:24

-You're probably just cold.

-

-Maybe!

0:34:240:34:25

-I think I'll stick to milking.

0:34:310:34:33

-Back in Crymych firefighter

-Shelley's parlour...

0:34:370:34:43

-..things are looking up.

0:34:430:34:45

-I've always been a bit of a tomboy.

0:34:460:34:49

-What's happening?

0:34:490:34:51

-Don't you like that noise?

0:34:520:34:54

-I thought the first responder

-had arrived!

0:34:580:35:01

-Maybe you'll need him now!

0:35:010:35:03

-Are you OK now?

0:35:040:35:05

-Are you OK now?

-

-Cut away.

0:35:050:35:07

-The women will be after you now.

0:35:070:35:09

-I'm at an age now

-where it's hard to attract them!

0:35:090:35:13

-Having big eyebrows...

0:35:170:35:19

-Having big eyebrows...

-

-There are hairs around the ears too.

0:35:190:35:21

-I'll get rid of those.

0:35:210:35:24

-Hair in the ears

-is a sign of strength.

0:35:240:35:27

-Is it?

0:35:270:35:29

-Is it?

-

-Yes.

0:35:290:35:30

-Do you want to trim the eyebrows?

0:35:300:35:32

-Do you want to trim the eyebrows?

-

-Yes, they're blowing in the wind.

0:35:320:35:36

-They're long, longer than your hair.

0:35:360:35:39

-They're whiter than my hair.

0:35:390:35:41

-I almost need a strimmer!

0:35:430:35:44

-You're posh now.

0:35:460:35:48

-You couldn't be more careful

-cutting the Pope's hair, fair play.

0:35:480:35:53

-Now then, the big moment!

0:35:530:35:55

-Put your glasses on

-to see how you look.

0:35:550:35:58

-Oh, fair play!

0:36:000:36:02

-I'll pay you now.

0:36:020:36:03

-Can you afford me?

0:36:030:36:05

-Have you got enough money?

0:36:050:36:07

-You won't be the first

-to overcharge!

0:36:080:36:11

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0:36:130:36:14

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0:36:190:36:19

-Subtitles

-

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0:36:190:36:21

-Still to come, the wannabe farmer

-from the city is among the pigs.

0:36:310:36:36

-They do smell though.

0:36:370:36:39

-What do you say?

0:36:390:36:40

-Back in Crymych,

-the fire and rescue crew...

0:36:460:36:50

-..are training at the local rugby

-club, and teamwork is required.

0:36:500:36:56

-And every good team

-is made up of excellent individuals.

0:36:560:37:01

-I've just come home.

0:37:040:37:05

-I think my wife and her two sisters

-are in the house.

0:37:050:37:08

-In the kitchen

-at the far end, probably.

0:37:090:37:11

-And where's the fire?

0:37:110:37:12

-And where's the fire?

-

-In the kitchen, at the far end.

0:37:120:37:14

-The kitchen, OK.

0:37:150:37:16

-Have you turned off the gas?

0:37:170:37:19

-Have you turned off the gas?

-

-No, I haven't been inside.

0:37:190:37:20

-Where is it?

0:37:210:37:22

-Where is it?

-

-Inside the door.

0:37:220:37:23

-Ask two of them

-to wear the breathing apparatus.

0:37:230:37:26

-There are people still inside.

0:37:270:37:30

-As quickly as possible, please.

0:37:300:37:32

-I'm Iwan Ward,

-a firefighter in Crymych.

0:37:360:37:39

-When I'm not at the station,

-I run my own business...

0:37:390:37:44

-..cleaning houses and windows.

0:37:440:37:46

-He can turn his hand to anything,

-but not always successfully!

0:37:480:37:53

-He likes to tinker.

0:37:540:37:55

-He's a solid bloke,

-always willing to help anyone.

0:37:570:38:01

-He also goes round in the evenings

-to make more money as a DJ.

0:38:010:38:07

-He should be called Iwan Ward

-Madness, but there you go.

0:38:080:38:12

-How are you?

0:38:130:38:14

-How are you?

-

-Good morning, Dai.

0:38:140:38:16

-Are you busy?

0:38:160:38:17

-Are you busy?

-

-I try to keep going.

0:38:170:38:19

-Is this your day job?

0:38:200:38:22

-Is this your day job?

-

-Yes, every day.

0:38:220:38:23

-Cleaning, pressure washing

-and window cleaning.

0:38:230:38:26

-And if the call comes, you're off.

0:38:270:38:29

-And if the call comes, you're off.

-

-Yes, drop tools and off I go.

0:38:290:38:31

-How long have you been with them?

0:38:320:38:33

-How long have you been with them?

-

-Coming up for nine years.

0:38:330:38:35

-I joined a shade after Tomi.

0:38:370:38:39

-A shade after Tomi.

0:38:400:38:41

-You're self-employed, are you?

0:38:430:38:46

-You're self-employed, are you?

-

-Yes, I'm the boss.

0:38:460:38:48

-If I have to go off for four, five

-six hours, I have to come back...

0:38:480:38:53

-..to make up the money.

0:38:540:38:56

-..to make up the money.

-

-Yes, and catch up with the work.

0:38:560:38:58

-What attracted you

-to the fire service?

0:38:590:39:02

-I do it to help the community.

0:39:030:39:05

-The children are proud of that.

0:39:050:39:08

-Back at the training session,

-Iwan and the others...

0:39:090:39:13

-..are about to enter

-the depths of the rugby club.

0:39:130:39:17

-Dylan's in charge of the pump.

0:39:170:39:20

-He tells the crew

-who'll be entering the building...

0:39:200:39:25

-..exactly what I told him.

0:39:260:39:27

-They don't know what to expect.

0:39:280:39:28

-They don't know what to expect.

-

-No, not a clue.

0:39:280:39:29

-We need fires to learn.

0:39:300:39:33

-This way, we can learn

-and eliminate any mistakes.

0:39:330:39:37

-They must imagine

-that the place is full of smoke.

0:39:440:39:48

-They enter in darkness...

0:39:480:39:49

-They enter in darkness...

-

-My legs are like jelly already!

0:39:490:39:51

-We'll follow them slowly.

0:39:510:39:53

-MUFFLED SHOUTS

0:39:540:39:56

-I don't understand

-what they're saying.

0:40:000:40:03

-They shout when they find a door.

0:40:030:40:06

-Have you got the thermal imager?

0:40:080:40:10

-Have you found any bodies?

0:40:100:40:12

-Look at this, Dai.

0:40:130:40:14

-You can see three firefighters

-wearing their uniforms.

0:40:140:40:19

-They shut out heat sources.

0:40:200:40:22

-Jac, take off your coat.

0:40:230:40:26

-Jac Pontfaen is hot stuff!

0:40:260:40:29

-You can see the heat source.

0:40:290:40:31

-Tomi's keeping his reference point,

-his leg is against the door.

0:40:370:40:41

-He won't move from there.

0:40:410:40:43

-They only take one out at a time.

0:40:430:40:45

-When they do that, they communicate

-by radio to those outside...

0:40:460:40:51

-..to tell them

-that they're bringing one out...

0:40:510:40:55

-..but that there are still

-two others inside.

0:40:550:40:58

-They then send in more firefighters

-to search these rooms.

0:40:590:41:03

-Yes, practice makes perfect.

0:41:050:41:08

-That also holds true

-if Elis is to realize his dream.

0:41:080:41:12

-Elis Morris is a city boy...

0:41:140:41:16

-Elis Morris is a city boy...

-

-Milking!

0:41:160:41:18

-But his heart's set

-on being a farmer.

0:41:180:41:21

-I'm Elis and I live out of Cardiff.

0:41:220:41:24

-I'm Elis and I live out of Cardiff.

-

-Out of Cardiff?

0:41:240:41:25

-As you can see,

-I've got a lot of stock on my farm.

0:41:260:41:30

-I've been saving to buy a farm

-for as long as I can remember.

0:41:300:41:35

-Until then, I help my relatives

-in North Wales...

0:41:370:41:41

-..and learn a few tricks

-about farming.

0:41:410:41:44

-Today, we're at Treflyn

-near Caernarfon...

0:41:490:41:53

-I told you it was difficult!

0:41:550:41:58

-We're in Carmel,

-just outside Caernarfon.

0:41:590:42:02

-We're here to see

-Oxford Sandy & Black pigs.

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-They're a rare breed of pigs.

0:42:070:42:10

-They're one of the cutest things

-in the world.

0:42:160:42:20

-Pigs.

0:42:220:42:23

-How old are these pigs?

0:42:260:42:28

-How old are these pigs?

-

-Five weeks.

0:42:280:42:30

-The best way to catch them

-is by the back legs...

0:42:310:42:34

-..then put an arm underneath.

0:42:350:42:38

-What's the difference

-between a boy and a girl?

0:42:440:42:47

-Between a boy and a girl?

0:42:470:42:49

-Well, shall I show you?

0:42:510:42:54

-Yes, please.

0:42:540:42:55

-Go and catch one.

0:42:560:42:58

-What's this one?

0:43:010:43:03

-What do you think that is?

0:43:030:43:05

-A girl.

0:43:050:43:06

-A girl.

-

-A boy?

0:43:060:43:07

-Yes.

0:43:070:43:08

-Is it a boy?

0:43:080:43:10

-That's a boy, isn't it?

0:43:100:43:12

-Oh, yes.

0:43:120:43:14

-Oh, yes.

-

-This one's a girl.

0:43:140:43:15

-Yes, it's a girl.

0:43:160:43:17

-You can see the little dots.

0:43:210:43:23

-They need seven teats on each side.

0:43:240:43:28

-That makes 14.

0:43:280:43:29

-Will you keep this one?

0:43:300:43:31

-She could be kept as a brood sow.

0:43:320:43:34

-Are you going to?

0:43:340:43:36

-But she must also have

-four white socks...

0:43:360:43:41

-Four white socks, yes.

0:43:410:43:45

-She must also have

-a white blaze on her snout.

0:43:450:43:48

-Yes.

0:43:480:43:49

-A white tip on the tail.

0:43:510:43:53

-Yes.

0:43:530:43:54

-This one would make a brood sow.

0:43:540:43:57

-The males also need seven teats

-on each side to be registered.

0:43:580:44:02

-Six on one side, seven on

-the other. That one's no good.

0:44:020:44:06

-Sausages!

0:44:060:44:07

-Have you ever mucked out pigs?

0:44:100:44:12

-No, only cattle and sheep.

0:44:120:44:15

-We're ready to muck out!

0:44:160:44:18

-It stinks.

0:44:230:44:24

-You need a poor sense of smell!

0:44:240:44:28

-You have to scatter the bale,

-not leave big chunks.

0:44:290:44:34

-I know.

0:44:350:44:36

-I know.

-

-Why don't you do it then?

0:44:360:44:39

-Elis!

0:44:390:44:41

-Pigs need a lot of water.

0:44:450:44:47

-Yes, they do.

0:44:470:44:49

-Back into the sty you go.

0:44:560:44:58

-We've learnt a lot

-about pigs today.

0:45:040:45:06

-Thanks to Sian for teaching us.

0:45:060:45:09

-What do you say?

0:45:090:45:10

-I'm having pigs on my farm.

0:45:110:45:14

-They do stink though.

0:45:140:45:16

-I'll stick to plastic ones for now.

0:45:170:45:20

-Elis dreams of being a farmer...

0:45:280:45:32

-..while this crew dreamt

-of being firefighters in Crymych.

0:45:320:45:38

-I wanted to join the fire service

-since I was 14 years old.

0:45:410:45:45

-I'd wanted to do it

-since I was a child.

0:45:460:45:49

-My father was at the station,

-then Euros joined.

0:45:500:45:54

-It was in the blood.

0:45:540:45:56

-With my team at Crymych,

-when I ask for anything...

0:45:580:46:02

-..it gets done.

0:46:030:46:04

-We're a family, really.

0:46:050:46:07

-We have a lot of fun.

0:46:080:46:09

-We all work for each other,

-we always help each other out.

0:46:110:46:15

-If anyone has a problem,

-someone at the station will help.

0:46:150:46:19

-We need that spirit.

0:46:220:46:24

-If any of us had a problem,

-I doubt we'd manage without it.

0:46:250:46:29

-That's how we keep

-the station on call...

0:46:290:46:32

-..24 hours a day,

-seven days a week.

0:46:320:46:35

-If there are two of you

-inside a burning house...

0:46:350:46:40

-..you must trust each other

-to do the job properly.

0:46:400:46:44

-If two go in, two must come out,

-and trust is a big part of that.

0:46:450:46:50

-I hope, after my time...

0:46:510:46:54

-..that this station will flourish

-on the foundations we've laid.

0:46:540:47:00

-I do this to give something back

-to the community.

0:47:000:47:04

-That's it, really, pure and simple.

0:47:050:47:08

-I must say,

-having spent time with you...

0:47:090:47:12

-..I'll never forget it

-and I want to thank you...

0:47:120:47:15

-..as a fire and rescue service,

-on behalf of thousands of people...

0:47:160:47:20

-..for your dedication.

0:47:200:47:22

-This isn't an easy job.

0:47:220:47:24

-This isn't an easy job.

-

-No, it isn't.

0:47:240:47:25

-But it's an important job,

-and I've enjoyed my day.

0:47:250:47:29

-It's opened my eyes

-and many congratulations to you.

0:47:290:47:32

-Thank you, Dai.

0:47:330:47:34

-You'll always be welcome in Crymych.

0:47:340:47:37

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Bydd Dai, Llanilar yn ymuno â chriw Gorsaf Dân ac Achub Crymych. Dai visits the Fire and Rescue Station in Crymych and Rhys Henllan enjoys looking at some vintage machinery on Anglesey.