Friday’s busy broadcasting schedule contains featured music from a former backing band, there’s information and history about a local airfield and we find out about a chef’s passion for mushrooms. There’s a preview of a big day’s racing at Cheltenham and we’ll catch up with some of the locals sports news. Plus gardening tips from the 4LEGS experts and an interview with a resident from Great Shefford who’s been a volunteer for countless events and projects over a number of years. All this plus local and entertaining news items with some great music thrown in.
7am – 9am The Pete Brady Breakfast Show
Start your day with 2 hours of great music to start your day. Last week the featured artist was Linda Ronstadt so this week Pete’s featuring the band that started life as her backing group – The Eagles. Don’t miss it!
9am – 11am The Yabber Yabber Show with Chris Capel
Two guests who share a common interest. The first is businessman Charlie Walker (pic) who’ll be sharing his plans for Walker Logistics and a proposed museum at Membury airfield. Plus he’ll hopefully give an update on the project to restore the C-47 Dakota aeroplane. The second is author and local military historian Roger Day (pic) who’ll be taking us through the history of Membury airfield, which is fascinating stuff
11am – 12 noon This Week with Penny
Returning to Penny’s show is Chef Laurent Lebeau (pic) who lives in Eastbury and runs The Red House in Marsh Benham and The Castle in Newbury. Laurent will be talking about one of his favourite culinary passions – mushrooms!
12noon – 1pm The Downland Racing show (Cheltenham Trials day preview)
Pat Murphy (left) and Chris Carter-Brennan (right) will co-host this extended show as they be preview all 7 races at Saturday’s Cheltenham trials day. Will they find winners and prospective pointers for the Cheltenham Festival in March? Tune in to find out.
1pm – 1.30pm The 4LEGS Local Sports show
News and a round up of local football, golf, netball & billiards matches and scores.
1.30pm – 2.30pm The 4LEGS Gardening Show with Linda Forrester & Jane Prior
The gardening gurus, Linda (left) and Jane (right), will be discussing Linda’s trip to the West Coast of South Africa and the plants seen. They will also talk house plants and will be providing tips to make sure you choose the right one and look after it. With Spring not too far away, they will take a peek outside and suggest jobs to do to prepare the garden. There’s also information about the RSPB bird watch this weekend.
2.30pm – 2.30pm Face2face with Tim and Linda Forrester
On Face2 Face this week Tim and Linda will be chatting to Jane Turton (pic), volunteer extraordinaire, who has been at the centre of most of the local Shefford initiatives over the last twenty years. She has done this whilst pursuing a stellar international career which has taken her across the world and involved roles at the Olympics and Wimbledon. Jane will be telling us all about her adventures as well as her plans for 2020. Plus lots of music, local news, quirky stories and forthcoming events.