A great day’s broadcasting on 4LEGS Radio with a real community flavour starting with some great music for eating your cornflakes to. We’ll announce and chat to the winners of the Lambourn Valley Unsung Hero Awards and there’s a discussion about the on-going sewage problems in Lambourn. There’s the usual Racing and local sports news, an interview with a woman who met her husband in a famous mediaeval battle and our newly elected MP answers questions put to her from residents in the Lambourn Valley on both local and national matters. Plus there’s news our monthly look at the sky by 4LEGS expert with the telescope. What’s not to enjoy!
7am – 9am The Pete Brady Breakfast Show
Friday looks good weather wise and even better between 7 and 9 with the right music selected to get you started. The featured band is Simon & Garfunkel, one of the best selling groups of the 1960’s. Have a listen. You won’t be disappointed.
9am – 11am The Yabber Yabber Show with Chris Capel
After a fantastic response with over 50 nominations Chris will be announcing the winners for the
Lambourn Valley ‘Unsung Hero’ awards. The winners will be in studio to receive their prizes from the awards sponsor Joshua Khan, the proprietor of The Great Shefford Pub. We’ll here from the winners and in particular what it is they’ve done and continue to do for their communities.
11am – 12 noon This Week with Penny
This Week with Penny discusses the ongoing problem of the sewage overflow in Lambourn during times of heavy rainfall on top of a high water table. The problem has been getting worse over the past 20 years with residents worried about health risks and polution of the River Lambourn. What solutions are in sight? On hand with Penny to talk about the issue will be Lambourn resident Mick Dowdeswell.
12noon – 12.40pm The Downland Racing show
It’s been a quiet week in racing due to the weather and a number of race meetings have been lost as a result. With Cheltenham on the horizon will we see any horses over the weekend that will be having their last run before they appear at the festival? Tune in to find out from our expert Pat Murphy.
12.40pm – 1.25pm The 4LEGS Local Sports Show
Results, fixtures and news from some our local sports teams and individuals.
1.25pm – 2.30pm Knock Knock with Suzi Cairns
Suzi chats with Christine Carnie (pic) who reveals how she met her husband at the Battle of Agincourt! Intrigued? You will be, as a fascination with the medieval leads this woman from Europe to the Lambourn Valley, where the village church has become a symbol of her life and her adventures.
2.30pm – 4.30pm Face2face with Tim Forrester and Pat Heslop
On Face2Face this week, we have a special guest, local MP Laura Farris, who visited the 4 Legs studio during the
week for a chat with Chris and Tim (pic right). We will be featuring the recorded interview as well as hearing her two favourite pieces of music. Laura answers questions submitted over the last two weeks by 4 Legs listeners, ranging from flooding to policing and from local transport to the environment. We will have plenty of other features and local news, and hope that Peter Birtwhistle (pic), our man with the telescope, will pop in to tell us what is going on in the sky above.