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John White

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  1. Felicitations on your special day. Have a good one!
  2. Your wish is my command:
  3. Ah yes. I remember a time when every night was music night in Ashington. Either a disco or live band on all week in the social clubs & of course The Cellar.
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    Sydney Carr: "The Fourth Lad"

    Retired Lieutenant Colonel Syd, talks to Anna & John about his current book "The Fourth Lad" & his journey from "Geordie Kid, via Pit Lad, to Soldier". http://sydneycarr.wix.com/the-fourth-lad NB: You may find this link takes a bit of time to load.
  5. During our first FM broadcast I had to pleasure of interviewing ex Bedlingtonian author Paul Mann re. his book "The Leek Club" Life in Bedlington during the 50s: an excellent read. But don`t give it to your Granny as an Xmas present! In our last broadcast another author stopped by: retired Lieutenant Colonel, Sydney Carr to talk about his book "The Fourth Lad". http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Fourth-Lad-challenging-upbringing-ebook/dp/B00BZZKMWU/ref=tmm_kin_title_0 Another facinating snap shot of his younger days in the 40s & 50s, growing up in the colliery rows of Ashington. I`ve just finished it. Wonderful! It triggered so many memories for me. Including (to name just one) the furtive underage drink in the Portland worrying if the local police would come in! As it isn`t a Bedders related theme, I haven`t added my interview with Syd to the audio archive, but as it is about a subject/era that gets covered a lot in our forums, I will do if requested.
  6. Thanks Maggie. Indeed Thanks Everyone for your interest & support!
  7. http://tyneandwear.sky.com/sunderland/article/86796/sunderland-super-fans-red-and-white-van-tribute-to-his-beloved
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    Gary Nattrass: A Life In Television

    Co-presenter Gary turns interviewee when John chats to him about his long career in TV. They become especially nostalgic about his early years at Tyne Tees Television City Road studios & the magical programmes that were produced there. http://www.transdiffusion.org/tv/cityroad/history-of-tyne-tees/
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    Heather Alabaster: Alabaster Publishing

    Publisher Heather has recently updated her two guides. John, Rich & Gary find out exactly how helpful they might be for Northumberland residents who are over 50 or have a disability. http://www.alabaster...k/publications/
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    Natalie Dean: A Musical Experience

    Corsa`s or Curtain Calls? Bedlington resident `Natalie Dean` traces back to her early musical roots with John & Rich. http://www.nataliedean.co.uk/home.html
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    Cadet Force Expansion Programme

    John & Rich talk to Cadet Force Expansion Officers Gary McLafferty & Liz Green about the cadets in general, as well as the benefits a new Government backed scheme can bring to a school. http://www.education...hos/cadetforces
  12. Just finished editing this interview with Dennis Fancett: http://www.bedlington.co.uk/audioarchive.html/_/dennis-fancett-senrug-bed-comm-help-hub-r23
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    Dennis Fancett: SENRUG & Bed. Comm. Help Hub

    Two for the price of one: Dennis brings John & Anna up to `speed` with the progress so far of the South East Northumberland Rail Users Group. http://www.senrug.co.uk/ and also underlines the important support that the Bedlington Community Help Hub gives to the town`s job seekers. http://www.community...k/whatisit.html
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    Chris Lawson: RES

    What is biomass technology? What effect will the new power station at Blyth have on our area? Chris Lawson, RES Senior Project Manager answers these questions & more when he spoke to John & Rich. http://www.northblythproject.co.uk/
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    Charles Sellers: Northumberland Business Network

    Adopted Northumbrian Charles explains to John & Rich what the NBN does. He also reveals how White Space Technology can help rural parts of Northumberland. http://www.linkedin....&trk=anet_ug_hm
  16. I hate it when he does that!!!
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    Nicole Russell: Calibre Audio Library

    Calibre`s Nicole tells John & Rich about the important role this National Charity plays in the lives of people who are blind, partially sighted or prevented from reading books by other reasons. http://www.calibre.org.uk/
  18. Not George Best CL, but legendary SAFC centre forward Vic Hallam & myself, both holding the FA cup back in 1973. Happy Days!
  19. I think it`s time for another one of these: No other words needed really!
  20. And a belated one from me too! Hope you had a great day.
  21. Dear All. On behalf of the Synergy team & that`s exactly what we are, can I say many thanks for the kind words. It was a pleasure! John.
  22. I seem to have an awful lot of spare time on my hands, all of a sudden. Can`t for the life of me think why.
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