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Ocean Sound This Week No.17: Programme 17 of a weekly news and sports review

Ocean Sound This Week No.17: Programme 17 of a weekly news and sports review
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13 Feb 1987 at 19:00
OCEAN SOUND THIS WEEK NO. 17 Programme 17 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 17th October 1986. Presented by GUY HORNSBY. TRACK 1- BOB SPERRING, the man who opened his first newsagents shop 15 years ago, sells his store chain for 20 million pounds to Arizona-based Circle K Corporation. [See previous report, 6-2-87, Band 3, This Week’s News]. SPERRING is interviewed. He will be working in new business set up. Owns 70 percent of Sperrings shares so sale is music to his ears. Carole King’s 46th birthday is celebrated by her rendering of Music is playing inside my Head. TRACK 2- CHRIS CARNEGY interviews author GEOFFREY O CONNOLL about his recent book Secretive Southwick - Domesday to D Day. He has been delving into the history of Southwick House near Portsmouth. Why secretive? Because no history of Southwick has ever been written. The estate has been owned by one family since 1538 and they were secretive. Over the past there has been much involvement with significant historical events of which D Day preparations were probably the most secretive. Randy Crawford sings Secret Combination. TRACK 3- CHRIS RIDER reviews the week’s news and sports. News - Commander of Mine Counter Measures ship HMS Bossington, says Navy chiefs will get to the bottom of allegations that ship’s crew high on drugs and engaged in drug traffiking. KAREN WOODS reports on a Bishopstoke psychiatrist, who loses appeal against jail sentence for drunk driving. Staff of Gosport’s Provincial Bus Company celebrate successful bid for worker buy-out of company. Managing Director JAMES FREEMAN is absolutely delighted. Councillor JOHN MARSHALL, former Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, is cleared of impropriety by investigating committee regarding planning application for private members club in Southsea. IAN GIBSON, Leader of Council, says There is no case to answer. Sport - GUY PHILLIPS reporting. In basketball Portsmouth beat Kingston 106 points to 88 in National League game. JOHN DEACON speaks. Captain, ALAN CUNNINGHAM, says We were better side. Coach DAN LLOYD, says We knew we could do it. Southampton draw 0-0 against Liverpool. In snooker STEVE DAVIS visits Craneswater Club, Southsea, where he played some years ago before becoming famous. Speaks about his memories of that occasion. TRACK 4- RAY COLEMAN reports on a stormy meeting organised by Bembridge Parish Council, IOW under the Chairmanship of Mrs Tessa Webb ? . It was about a proposal to form a voluntary marine nature reserve for the coastline between Bembridge and St Helens. Locals fear that voluntary restrictions on access could eventually become statutory. JONATHAN JANSEN, a local resident, is emphatic on this point but LEW COX, past President of the IOW Natural History and Archaelogical Society assures him that there will be no legislation. Others interviewed think that there is a case for statutory restrictions. TRACK 5- Aretha Franklin and George Michael sing I knew you were Waiting, this week’s Network No 1. BRIAN COOK interviews Field Gun Officer, Lt JONATHAN BARNES, at HMS Daedalus in the run up to the 1987 field gun competition at the Royal Tournament. Lt BARNES explains the origin of the contest which started when field guns were landed from naval vessels during the Boer War for the relief of Ladysmith. Now, men train for 2 years. Physical training is done in men’s own time but 10 week’s technical training is done during duty hours. [Box 9]
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Music at approx 3-7 mins. Track 2- Music at approx 8-11 mins. Track 5- Music at approx 0-4 mins.
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Gauge:-1/8 inch tape
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Ocean Sound
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Chris Rider; Karen Woods; Guy Phillips; Chris Carnegy; Brian Cook; Ray Coleman
Ian Gibson; John Deacon; John Marshall; James Freeman; Dan Lloyd; Bob Sperring; Geoffrey O Connoll; Alan Cunningham; Steve Davis; Jonathan Barnes
Guy Hornsby

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