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Ocean Sound This Week No.32: Programme 32 of a weekly news and sports review

Ocean Sound This Week No.32: Programme 32 of a weekly news and sports review
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31 May 1987 at 19:00
Ocean Sound This Week, No. 32 Programme 32 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 31 May 1987. Presented by MATT HOPPER. TRACK 1- ZELDA BLAKEY reports on Election Fever, now gripping the area with a plethora of visits from Party spokesmen. JOHN CARTWRIGHT is in Portsmouth for the Alliance whilst in Southampton, Defence Secretary, GEORGE YOUNGER, is busy denying that Government policy is undermining use of conventional arms. Meanwhile, Labour’s BOB HUGHES argues for a balance betwen nuclear and conventional weapons and denies that Labour is a high spending, high borrowing Party. JEAN PAUL HANSFORD and CHRIS CARNEGY join the celebrations at Haven- street, Isle of Wight, for the opening of the new railway line to Wootton, CHRIS CARNEGY goes into the Victorian signalbox at Wootton to meet signalman MARTIN LONGHURST who explains that all the equipment dates from the 1850s. Georgie Fame of the Blue Flames sings Get on the Right Track Baby. JIM HICKS interviews the Whistling Minstrel, ROGER WHITAKER, paying a visit to the Ocean Sound Studios. Durham Town was WHITAKER’s first hit and it came out of the blue. He sings is. His instrumental composition Mexican Whistler is played. TRACK 2- FIRST PART This week’s review of news and sport. News - KAREN WOODS reporting. Man dies in a blaze in Calusentum Road, Southampton under suspicious circumstances. Mrs Pearl Sims, a neighbour is interviewed. Detectives hunt 2 men who attacked a pensioner in her home at Somborne Drive, Havant. GUY PHILLIPS reports on orgy of destruction carried out by 21 year old ANDREW MANSBRIDGE after being made redundant by an engineering firm in Alresford. He started a fire on the firm’s premises and was sentenced to 200 hours community service. Mid Hants Coroner records a verdict of accidental death of healthy 24 year old woman after taking contraceptive pill. JOHN WOODHEAD, Director of ISIS speaks about aim of his organisation to get more pupils for private schools. Sport - CHRIS SCUDDER reporting. Hampshire Cricket Club’s skipper, MARK NICHOLAS, speaks of pending match against Yorkshire in the quarter finals for the Benson and Hedges Cup. He has never been to Lords before; but 24 hours later after being decisively beaten he says: Didn’t think we could play as badly as that!. Hampshire beat Gloucester. Pompey strengthens football squad by signing CLIVE WHITFIELD, on free transfer from West Bromwich Albion and BARRIE HORNE from Wrexham. Manager, ALAN BALL, says that he is delighted to sign Welshman. SECOND PART BRIAN COOK interviews DEREK KIMBER from Lee-on-Solent who was serving on HMS Coventry as a Chief Petty Officer 5 years ago in the Falklands conflict when she was sunk. When they sailed South from Britain the mood of ship’s company was buoyant. They did not think there was going to be any action but they fully prepared during passage. Judy Boucher sings Can’t be with You Tonight. JEAN PAUL HANSFORD reports on criticism from Marine Conservation Society on the state of Isle of Wight beaches, but Southern Water Authority’s Chief Scientific Officer, KEN GUYER. explains that new 8 million pounds water treatment plant at Ryde will soon make such criticism unjustified and former mayor of Medina, DICK CHARLTON, says that the new water treatment centre is considerably better and that the architects have done an excellent job. Witney Houston sings I want to dance with Somebody, this week’s Network no 1. [Box 9]
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Track 1- Music at approx 10-12 mins; 16-19 mins; 23-25 mins. Track 2- Music at approx 15-18 mins; 21-26 mins.
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Gauge:-1/8 inch tape
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Ocean Sound
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Matt Hopper
Karen Woods; Guy Phillips; Jim Hicks; Jean Paul Hansford; Chris Carnegy; Brian Cook; Zelda Blakey; Chris Scudder
Alan Ball; John Cartwright; George Younger; Martin Longhurst; Roger Whitaker; John Woodhead; Mark Nicholas; Derek Kimber; Ken Guyer; Dick Charlton

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