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Ocean Sound This Week No.37: Programme 37 of a weekly news and sports review

Ocean Sound This Week No.37: Programme 37 of a weekly news and sports review
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5 Jul 1987 at 19:00
OCEAN SOUND THIS WEEK NO. 37 Programme 37 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 5 July 1987. Presented by MATT HOPPER. TRACK 1- PAUL CLIFTON interviews Detective Superintendent ROGER HODDINOTT regarding the continuing investigations into the horrific rape of a 5 year old girl from Charles Dickens School, Portsmouth. [See previous reports.] Over 3,000 people have been interviewed and attention is now being focussed on 2 young men, said to have been seen near the school before the incident. ALISON JOHNS interviews the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor JOHN LODGE, regarding his charity appeal to raise 140,000 pounds to buy a blood scanner for Queen Alexandra Hospital and a surgical laser system for the cancer department of St Mary’s Hospital. MARK FLANAGAN interviews SUSAN HAMPSHIRE, well known as an actress but not so well known in her campaigning activities on behalf of people suffering from dyslexia, otherwise known as word blindness. She tells FLANAGAN that over the last 10 years she has worked, sometimes full time, for the charity Population Concern. With the World’s human population rapidly approaching 5 billion, family planning is of vital importance. Billy J Kramer sings Little Children from 1964. Ocean Sound’s Tetley Tea Party is held at Princess Green, West Cowes, Isle of Wight and, surrounded by hundreds of children with their parents, JEAN PAUL HANSFORD tucks into cake whilst PETE WARMAN offers himself as target for bowie knife thrower, TODD CODY, from Florida. JIM HICKS interviews a highly nervous WARDMAN as he awaits the first knife and, enjoined by CODY to keep stiff, he remarks: If you make a mistake I will be permanently stiff! TRACK 2- Review of the week’s news and sport. News - KAREN WOODS reporting. DAVID COLMAN, Regional Advisor to the Country- side Commission which will be making representations at the public enquiry on the Government’s latest proposals for the route of the M3 round Winchester, says that he favours upgrading the existing A33. Even the Government’s own environment advisors say that the proposed route East of St Catherine’s Hill is environmentally damaging and unacceptable. Bejam freezer firm is to be prosecuted under the Health and Safety at Work regulations following the death of teenager DARREN STACEY in a lift accident. Colin, a Samaritan worker at Winchester, talks about the spate of calls for help which come during the holiday season when it would appear that the unaccustomed leisure whilst people are on holiday seems to magnify in their minds their personal problems. TIM MARNY, police spokesman for West Sussex, speaks of the Gazelle helicopter which they have on a 3 month trial. He says that it should be kept very busy. Police Constables GRAHAM MARSHALSEA and MARTIN GIBSON from Hampshire will be pounding the beat, accompanied by 19 youngsters, in Kenya to strengthen links with Britain. Sport - CHRIS SCUDDER reporting. Hampshire cricket team score two County Championship victories. They beat Warwickshire by 9 wickets with CHRIS SMITH hitting 217 runs. SMITH speaks. In the match against Gloucestershire, they crushed them with a margin of an innings plus 107 runs with veteran DAVID TURNER scoring his personal best by hitting 184 not out. Hampshire’s skipper MARK NICHOLAS, says that he is delighted at the sudden rise up the championship table. Rose Royce sing Magic Touch, and GUY HORNSBY interviews 3 of the group. Car Wash, one of their 10 year old successes, is still popular. They sing Car Wash. KAREN WOODS interviews MICHAEL WARE, Curator of the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, regarding their latest acquisition a 1903 Napier racing car which competed in that year at the Gordon Bennett races in Ireland. The car is the oldest surviving racing model and is in its original dark green racing colour. It cost the museum one third of a million pounds but WARE says he is delighted with the new buy. GUY HORNSBY interviews GILES BRANDETH regarding the National Monopoly Championships which are to be held at Petersfield, Hampshire this year. BRANDETH is asked: Why Petersfield? and explains that in the US game, from which Monopoly originated, one of the tokens is a wheelbarrow and the wheelbarrow was invented in Petersfield. BRANDETH has a stronger than usual connection with the game because his father and mother met through playing it. The TV soap opera Crossroads is to finish after 23 years and shoppers in Portsmouth’s Commercial Road shopping precinct are interviewed. It seems that they will not be sorry to see it go. The Pet Shop Boys sing: Its a Sin, this week’s Network No 1. [Box 9]
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NB new intro to programme. Track 1- Music at approx 13-15 mins. Track 2- Music at approx 7-11 mins; 14-15 mins; 28-33 mins. On track 2, bad tape included on reel during the topics of Motor Museum and music, resulting in variation in pitch and duration. Otari’s varispeed used in attempt to compensate.
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Gauge:-1/8 inch tape
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Ocean Sound
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Matt Hopper
Guy Hornsby; Karen Woods; Jim Hicks; Jean Paul Hansford; Mark Flanagan; Alison Johns; Chris Scudder; Paul Clifton; Pete Warman
Mark Nicholas; Chris Smith; Roger Hoddinott; John Lodge; Susan Hampshire; Toddy Cody; David Colman; Tim Marny; Graham Marshalsea; Martin Gibson; Michael Ware; Giles Brandeth

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