Ocean Sound This Week No.28: Programme 28 of a weekly news and sports review

Ocean Sound This Week No.28: Programme 28 of a weekly news and sports review
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3 May 1987 at 19:00
OCEAN SOUND THIS WEEK NO. 28 Programme 28 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 3 May 1987. Presented by MATT HOPPER. TRACK 1- DAVID LUCAS, Ocean Sound’s Managing Director speaks of his delight in the initial response from listeners to Ocean Sound’s first charity appeal, Give a Child a Chance. More than 10,000 pounds was pledged by listeners to hear records and buy auction items. JEAN PAUL HANSFORD explains that it all started when they heard of the plight of 6 year old NATASHA WORRELL of West Wellow who, born handicapped, can’t talk and can’t walk. Parents JOHN and JANET are interviewed. Money will go towards special computers and voice synthesisers which will help NATASHA communicate and lead as normal a life as possible. USA for Africa sings We are the World. TRACK 2- KAREN WOODS reports on the crashing of a Belgian Cessna 172 light aircraft into a yacht in the Solent. 5 bodies recovered - 3 from the aircraft and 2 from the yacht. Lt Cdr PETER BOWDEN and leading Aircrewman ADRIAN ROGERS describe their flight to the scene of the accident. DEREK PAYNE and MIKE BURROWS, sailing in the area, give their recollections of the crash. Isle of Wight College of Technology staff hold a memorial service for 2 of their members killed in the occurrence. JANE HILL reports on return to Southampton of liner QE2 after a 100 million pounds refit at Bremerhaven. Assistant Docks Director, ANDREW KENT says Delighted to see her back! Ship’s Master, Capt LAWRENCE PORTER, says Liner’s future is assured. Mayor of Southampton, Councillor JACK CANDY presents Cunard with commemorative sliver plaque. KAREN WOODS reports on visit to Portsmouth of 65 people from North Carolina, USA to mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of the City of Raleigh ? in the State. Sate Governor, JIM MARTIN, explains that it was not successful. Council Leader, IAN GIBSON, welcomes visitors. TRACK 3- MARK FLANAGAN interviews JONATHAN KING, ex pop star, at Ocean Village, Southampton, during his auditioning of hundreds of young hopefuls for King’s TV show No Limits in which the winners are asked to present the programme. At the Southampton audition the winners were twins Saran and Angela Brown from Purbrook and Paul Little from Bath. JONATHAN KING sings Everyone’s Gone to the Moon, one his hit songs of 20 years ago. TRACK 4- Review of the week’s news and sport. News - KAREN WOODS reporting. Belgian Cessna light plane crashes into yacht in the Solent. Helicopters from HMS Daedalus, Lee-on-Solent, recover bodies. [See previous report on BAND 2] Return of Line QE2 to Southampton after refit. [See previous report on BAND 2] Passengers complain about conditions on first voyage out. Ship not up to standard. Unions allege that crew not properly trained. Blaze at Golden Curry Takeaway in Portsmouth which also damaged flat above. Neighbour ROGER MOSE speaks. Dr CAROLINE CAHN, inter- viewed on effects of bus deregulations, alleges that customer dissatisfied and drivers rude. Sport- GUY PHILLIPS reporting. Football - Pompey beat Millwall 2-0 to give them one foot into 1st Division. Fans shout Going Up. If Pompey beat Crystal Palace they will gain the necessary point. TRACK 5- STEVE OATES reports on the Isle of Wight’s new taxi service for pets. The operator Mr Wells-Ellens, ? was a car salesman before starting the service. Mainly for trips to the vet. Does not take farm or exotic animals. Only domestic pets. MARK FLANAGAN, on his memory making programme, asks listeners to guess the total value of 5 household items down to the last penny and the winner is Mandy Diamond from Gosport who receives as a prize all 5 articles. Madonna sings La Isla Bonita, this week’s Network No 1. [Box 9]
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13:23 mins, rack 1; Gauge:-1/8 inch tape
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