What’s On 2020-04-17

As we continue with the lockdown 4LEGS Radio also continues to inform and entertain. Regardless of the restrictions in place we are still able to provide the normal schedule between 7am and 4.30pm. Here’s what’s on offer this week:

We start with Pete Brady’s mix of music and his featured artists The Hollies.  There’s news of the Racing industry from a welfare perspective, plus the impact that no racing is having and when it’s likely to resume.  There’s another update on the Art Competition that’s being run to raise funds for Trindledown and we’ll find out about a video taken via a drone from the air of Eastbury folk.  Two local publicans will chat about the services they have on offer and a bird rescuer explains how she’s busy trying to save abandoned fledglings from certain death. There’s an interview with a shopkeeper about the problems he faces with his business in the current climate and a number of people share ideas and options to help us use all this extra time that we now have.  You can test your music knowledge with the regular pop quiz and there’s local news and information, interesting amusing stories,  and of course a stack of great music. Enjoy!

7am – 9am The Pete Brady Breakfast Show

Another week of strict social distancing has gone by and still no sign of an end to the lockdown. But Pete’s got 2 hours of great music lined up that will help you start your Friday in “happy”mode. Plus – this week Pete’s featured band is The Hollies! (pic) Have a listen. Don’t miss it!


9am – 12 noon The Yabber Yabber Show with Chris Capel
Three telephone guests this week. The first is 4LEGS presenter Pat Murphy (pic left) who’ll give us the latest of how British Horse Racing is coping during the Corona Virus and when we might expect a resumption. The second is Brian Watson (pic right) from Racing Welfare who’ll explain the financial aid and help that’s on offer to a number of people who work or have worked in the Racing industry. The final guest is Tobi Corney who’ll be talking about the Art Competition that’s in aid of Trindledown Farm plus the video he took with his drone of the residents in Eastbury and the reason for doing so. There’ll also be some interesting facts about things we’re now spending our money on and he’ll share a number of local important items. Plus as well as playing his type of music Chris will be playing another couple of sketches from classic comedy TV & Radio shows.

12 noon – 1pm This Week with Penny
This week Penny talks to Alex (pic left) from The George in Lambourn which has kept its kitchen open at this time to provide an amazing service of lunches that Terence delivers to elderly residents along the valley. Penny also talks to local bird rescuer Aimee Wallis (pic right) about the help she gives to abandoned fledglings including ducklings at this time and what cat owners can do to protect local birds from predation. She also chats to Freddie Tulloch from The Queens Arms in East Garston about his on-line shop and takeaway services plus the latest news with regards to the Garstonbury Music Festival.


1pm – 1.30pm Knock Knock with Suzi Cairns
Suzi finds out how Manjit Vohra (pic), the proprietor of The Lambourn Universal Stores and Londis, is managing his businesses after four weeks of lockdown due to the Corona virus.

You can listen to other well being and practical support chats via the following link:

1.30 – 2.30 Pop Quizzical with Tim Stutt
Another round of this very popular Pop Quiz from our Tim.

2.30pm – 4.30pm Face2Face with Tim & Linda Forrester
On Face2Face this week , Tim and Linda check out what people are doing at home and investigate some of the extra options available to people with time on their hands. Locals Serena, Della and Tracy offer thoughts on favourite books and music whilst Pat tells us why community radio has been special to her. We hear the second part of Louis Armstrong’s story- why was he called Satchmo? What did he like to hand out to members of the Royal Family? Plus plenty of music of all sorts, gardening thoughts from Linda and some quirky stories to make us smile.

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