Articles: WRS

Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Lianne is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 4* songs based on the following themes:  - Tuesday: "This is such a T...

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Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It!

Heucheras are one of my favourite plants for low-maintenance, easy-going year round colour. Find out more from expert grower Simon from AllPlants, who was showing a collection of some of the best h...

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Choose a Tune - Denise (6 - 11 April)

Choose a Tune - Denise (6 - 11 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Denise Nickerson is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday:...

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Dig It! Composting

Dig It! Composting

Dig It!

If you've been wondering what to do with all the green waste you've created in the garden, then a Hotbin (www.hotbin.ch) might just be the answer. The Hotbin Mini was voted Product of the Y...

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McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to author and thinker James Breiding. His latest book 'Too Small to Fail - why some small nations outperform bigger ones and how they are reshaping the world'.

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Leave us a voicemail

Leave us a voicemail

Mid Morning Mix

Do you want to let us know about a great initiative in your community or do you just need a good rant? Leave us a voicemail! 

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Choose a Tune - Andrew (30 March - 3 April)

Choose a Tune - Andrew (30 March - 3 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Andrew is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This...

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Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It!

If you're still able to get out and enjoy local woods, or just have a messy lawn, like me, you'll have noticed the welcome appearance of primroses in the last few weeks. Elizabeth Lawson...

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We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS has been offering free advertsing to small businesses in these difficult times. We know the economy is built on these firms – and when the crisis is over, we will need all these companies...

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Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "...

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McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Morten Scholer, who's written a book about arguably two of the most important things in the western world - coffee and wine.

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Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It!

It's the time of year when keen gardeners are starting to plant the first seeds for the vegetable plots. If you'd like to have a go for the first time, here are a few suggestions, including easy ve...

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Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It!

With all the terrible and stressful news around right now, take a moment to dream a little with Alain Laurens, founder of the leading European tree house company, La Cabane Perchée http://ww...

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Choose a Tune - Michelle (16-20 March)

Choose a Tune - Michelle (16-20 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Michelle Guiliano is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday...

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Dig It! Yellow Shrubs? (9 March 2020)

Dig It! Yellow Shrubs? (9 March 2020)

Dig It!

Don't like yellow in the garden? Try Viburnum x bodnantense "Dawn" or "Charles Lamont" with pale pink flowers and lots of fragrance, or the shrubby honeysuckle Lonicera fragrantissima, which rejoic...

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McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Micheal speaks to Philip Barnes, the Managing Director of one of the world's top hotels - the Savoy in London. Michael also discovers a Geneva link with ...

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Choose a Tune - Ella (9-13 March)

Choose a Tune - Ella (9-13 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Ella is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This ...

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New streaming points

New streaming points

Mid Morning Mix

Some of you have experienced problems streaming WRS from your computer. This is mainly due to changes to browsers that are beyond our control. So we've got some fresh options for you:

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Dig It!  Listener Questions (2 March 2020)

Dig It! Listener Questions (2 March 2020)

Dig It!

Mark has moved into a new house with a garden, but doesn't recognise some of the trees and shrubs. What are the best apps and books for identification and basic care? Listen in to find out.

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Choose a Tune!

Choose a Tune!

Mid Morning Mix

Each week Katt invites a listener to choose 5 tracks and tell her why she loves them on the Mid Morning Mix.  Over the course of the week our 'Choose a Tune' VIP picks their ve...

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Choose a Tune - Carey (24-28 Feb)

Choose a Tune - Carey (24-28 Feb)

Mid Morning Mix

Carey is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This...

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Dig It: Watering systems  (24 February 2020)

Dig It: Watering systems (24 February 2020)

Dig It!

With the changing climate bringing more challenging conditions for our garden and container plants, now's the time to think about watering systems - more efficient, less wasteful and better tar...

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We're back and from a new studio!

We're back and from a new studio!

BBC News

All weekend we've been pulling cables, replacing equipment and generally refeshing the studio. Although still some things to do - everything is back to normal. We know there were a few 'qui...

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Choose a Tune - Suzi (2-6 March)

Choose a Tune - Suzi (2-6 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Suzi is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This ...

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