Ocean Sound This Week No.10: Programme 10 of a weekly news and sports review

Ocean Sound This Week No.10: Programme 10 of a weekly news and sports review
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19 Dec 1986 at 19:00
OCEAN SOUND THIS WEEK NO. 10 Programme 10 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 19th December 1986. Presented by MATT HOPPER. TRACK 1- Two men being hunted for attack on elderly couple running Marina Cafe, Eastney, Portsmouth. Couple threatened with carving knife but Detective Inspector MICHAEL HAYCOTT, interviewed by ALISON HOLT, praises prompt action of ALEC CRISTICK, one of the couple, whose firm resistance caused attackers to panic and flee empty handed. JOHN BROWNE, MP for Winchester, appears before a specially convened meeting of Winchester Conservative Association to answer questions regarding unfavourable press reports concerning his personal affairs. Receives a vote of confidence assuring his political future. GUY PHILLIPS reports. JOHN BROWNE interviewed. GUY HORNSBY celebrates Cindy Birdson’s birthday by playing her record Lovechild. Cindy part of The Supremes. TRACK 2- Ocean Sound children’s painting competition for a Christmas Card won by 6 year old LISA KEEN from Gosport. Lisa’s card shows a snowman with a tree on his right and a Christmas tree on his left. Lisa shy when interviewed but PETER, her father comments She’s rather noisy at home! JEAN PAUL HANSFORD interviews Malcolm, a member of the Southampton band, Rufus Stone. Title number from their new Soul album, Now I have Found It, played. TRACK 3- KAREN WOODS reviews the week’s news and sport. News - Resulting from Britain’s decision to opt for the A.W.A.C. spy system instead of Nimrod, Plessey wins a big contract for equipment. ALISON HOLT interviews MICHAEL WHITEMAN, Manager of Plesseys, Havant. Also interviews Dr MARTIN READ of Plessey who assures Alison that new contract will give job security for the reasonable future. Masked rapist attacks woman in Southsea. Fresh evidence emerges regarding murder of LYNDA COOK on Merry Row waste- ground, Portsmouth. COLIN WALLACE, former Information Officer, Arun Council, serving sentence for murder of girl friend, alleged to have been involved in part of an MI5 plot to stop Harold Wilson winning the 1984 General Election. Sport - Pompey loses to Sheffield United 0-1. Bournemouth lose to Rotheram 2-4. Basketball - Solent Stars win Prudential Cup. Third Test - England draws in Adelaide. TRACK 4- This year over 7 billion pounds will be spent on Christmas presents but at Carisbrooke Castle, IOW, there is an exhibition celebrating Christmas the Victorian Way. ROSEMARY COOPER is interviewed and declares that over 50 school classes have come to see the exhibits, the most popular being a Zoetrope which is an early machine for creating the illusion of moving pictures consisting of a rotating, slotted cylinder through which a series of pictures can be viewed. At Slindon Street Head Post Office, Portsmouth, CHRIS CARNEGY interviews Sir RONALD DEARING, Chairman of the Post Office, and in the course of doing a pre-Christmas tour of Head Post Offices at Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton. Over the last 5 years there has been a 25 percent growth in Post Office business. Normal daily workload is about 40 million items but today [last mail before Christmas], there will be over 120 million items. Post Office still pushing for extra business. Optical character recognition technology in mail handling will vastly increase work capacity. The Carpenters sing Feet. TRACK 5- The House Martins sing Caravan of Love, this week’s Network No 1. [Box 7]
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Gauge:- 1/8 inch tape
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Matt Hopper
Karen Woods; Alison Holt; Guy Phillips; Jean Paul Hansford; Chris Carnegy
Michael Haycott; John Browne; Michael Whiteman; Martin Read; Rosemary Cooper; Ronald Dearing

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