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Ocean Sound This Week No.40: Programme 40 of a weekly news and sports review

Title
Ocean Sound This Week No.40: Programme 40 of a weekly news and sports review
Transmission details
26 Jul 1987 at 19:00
Description
OCEAN SOUND THIS WEEK NO. 40 Programme 40 of a weekly news and sports review called Ocean Sound This Week, broadcast by independent radio station Ocean Sound on 26 July 1987. Presented by GUY HORNSBY. TRACK 1- GUY HORNSBY interviews JOAN OLIPHANT FRAZER who believes in: Breathing in, thinking thin and breathing out whilst pulling in tummy muscles. She claims to slim on champagne and starts the day on freshly squeezed orange juice followed by china tea. Knows someone who lost a stone in 2 months on a substantial diet of champagne. She recollects that on her 16th birthday she was treated to champagne and peaches. Gary Shearston sings I get a kick out of You. MARK FLANAGAN reports on TVS’s special programme marking the 50th anniversary of the 999 emergency call facility featuring MICHAEL ASPEL linking regions. Prior to July 1937, when the 999 system was introduced, the emergency services relied on street alarms mounted on posts where the glass had to be broken to activate the alarm signal. TRACK 2- ZELDA BLAKEY talks to mother of 5 year old Portsmouth girl, viciously raped. [See previous reports Band 3 21.6.87 and Band 1 5.7.87]. Family are leaving district because of taunts from other children at Charles Dickens school attended by child victim. CHRIS RIDER interviews driving instructor DAVE GILFOY of Netley Abbey who, 10 months ago, was given a new heart and lungs and is now fit as a fiddle. Teamed up with 3 other transplant patients - JOHN BRYANT of Lyndhurst, BOB ROWMAN of Eastleigh and ANDREW POWELL of Weston to raise 3,000 pounds for Papworth Hospital by cycling 15 miles. GILFOY says that before the operation life was grim but that now, at the age of 43, he has a life expectancy of 25 years. Southampton plays host to the Lord Mayor of London, Sir DAVID ROWE-HAM, who tours Vosper Thornycroft’s Woolston yard. Southampton’s Mayor, MRS IRENE WHITE says that it is quite an honour for the City. TRACK 3- A review of the week’s news and sport. News - KAREN WOODS reporting. Family of 5 year old girl rape victim leaving district because of taunts from other schoolchildren. [See report above on Band 2] Mother has given up hope of police tracking rapist but Dt Chief Inspector KEITH ACKERMAN says: still hopeful of positive result. TONY DORY, Technical Director of Vosper Thornycroft, speaking about the winning of a 120 million pounds order for 4 naval minehunters, says: good news for workforce. Esso is to invest more than 100 million pounds in new plant and technology at their Fawley refinery which will create 1,000 jobs during the 2 year construction period. PAUL CLIFTON reports on SEVIN EDIE ?, a Turkish Cypriot, who is faced with deportation despite having an English wife because he did not marry until after deportation order signed in August 1985, but wife Lyn claims that they were engaged before that date. Special day for DAVE GILFOY, a driving instructor and ex transplant patient [see report above, Band 2] when he hands over 3,000 pounds to Papworth Hospital from a sponsored 15 mile cycle ride. Sport - CHRIS SCUDDER reporting. Hampshire in 2 County cricket Championship matches. Pompey’s football manager, ALAN BALL. completes his crop of close season signing with the free transfer from Queen’s Park Rangers of MIKE PILLORY. Speculation at Southampton Football Club [Saints] that MARK WRIGHT will go to Manchester United or Sheffield Wednesday. Meanwhile, GARY WILLIAMS, due to arrive at the Dell from Aston Villa goes to Leeds United instead whilst Oldham defender, KEVIN MOORE joins Saints for 125,000 pounds. DAVID ARMSTRONG, on a free transfer from Saints to Sheffield Wednesday leaves after 3 days because family does not wish to settle in the North. Interviewed says: you can’t buy happiness. Will not be returning to Saints but hopes to go to Bournemouth. Pompey’s manager ALAN BALL says on eve of team’s Swedish tour that trip should set them up perfectly for return to First Division. Pompey wins first 2 matches of tour by 4-0 and 4-1. Gosport’s ROGER BLACK suffers disappointing defeat in the Rome Grand Prix 400m race. Finished 5th. However his Solent team coach, MIKE SMITH, wins coveted Banque B extra Sol award as Coach of the Year. Interviewed he says: you have been recognised by your peers. A frustrating week for Hampshire cricket in the Britannic Assurance County Championship with matches against Warwickshire and Sussex affected by weather and each ending in a draw. TRACK 4- Sinitta sings Toy Boy. Is interviewed by PETE WARDMAN and speaks of her career as a dancer, actress and singer. Has done ballet and musicals including Mutiny, in which she was leading Lady and Cats. CLIVE BROOKS and DAVID ELLERY, authors of a recent book: The Real Howard’s Way, speak of their experiences in tracing the actual locations for the the immensely popular TV series. They find the TV scenes are very close to reality and illustrate their book with photographs taken at the locations, mainly in Bursledon. Marti Webb sings the theme song from the series Always There. MARK FLANAGAN at Eastleigh Airport, takes a flight to see what Hampshire looks like from the air. Makes an in-flight broadcast and describes approach and landing. JOHN CAMPBELL, who, as well as being an Ocean Sound presenter is also an Air Traffic Controller at Eastleigh, speaks. Madonna sings Who’s That Girl, this week’s Network No 1. [Box 9]
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Duration
00:49:20
Notes
NB new intro to programme. Track 1- Music at approx 5-8 mins. Track 4- Music at approx 0-2 mins; 11-14 mins; 18-21 mins.
Misc. notes
Gauge:-1/8 inch tape
Production company
Ocean Sound
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Reporter
Chris Rider; Guy Hornsby; Karen Woods; Mark Flanagan; Pete Wardman; Zelda Blakey; Chris Scudder; Paul Clifton
Presenter
Guy Hornsby
Interviewees
Alan Ball; Joan Oliphant Frazer; Dave Gilfoy; Irene White; Keith Ackerman; Clive Brooks; David Ellery

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