We’d like to wish our listeners a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year as we move into a new decade.
For the first broadcast in 2020 we’ll be kicking off by playing some of the best music from the previous decade. We’ll be chatting with a volunteer from West Berks Mencap and a dance tutor will be suggesting some songs you can strut your stuff to. There’s also New Year racing news, an interview with a woman about her extraordinary journey from the other side of the world and we’ll catch up with a 4LEGS presenter about the fortunes of her very different career. Along with another Pop Quiz there’ll be interesting conversation about all manner of local and national topics including the UK’s top 10 New Year resolutions
So why not listen to your local radio station on the very first Friday of the decade.
7am – 9am The Pete Brady Breakfast Show
Welcome to a New Year and decade. This morning Pete will be reviewing the most popular music from the last 10 years. Don’t miss it!
9am – 11am The Yabber Yabber Show
Chris will be joined in the studio by Gillian Leech (pic) who does voluntary work for West Berks Mencap. Gillian will be talking about the charity raceday that takes place at Newbury Racecourse in February which has been an annual event for the past 20 years. Also we’ll find out about the wonderful work that West Berks Mencap does to help people with learning disabilities. There’ll also be news of local activities and events
11am – 12 noon This Week with Penny
Listen to Penny’s interview with dance tutor Alison Dean (pic) from ‘Cheek2Cheek’ Dance who will warm up your days with suggested songs and dance moves to inspire those starting their New Year resolution fitness regime, plus there’ll be a round up of some of the main local news items.
12noon – 12.30pm The Downland Racing Christmas show
It might be a new decade but racing never stops with some great action over the weekend. So join Pat Murphy for a few pointers and find out what horses caught his eye during the busy Christmas racing schedule.
12.30pm – 1.30pm Knock Knock with Suzi Cairns
Another chance to listen to Suzi’s interview with Ruth Pauling (pic) that was originally broadcast during the summer of 2018. It’s the tale of Ruth extraordinary journey from Mauritius. via Australia, to settle in rural West Berkshire.
1.30pm – 2.30pm Pop Quizzical with Tim Stutt
Another year and another set of tricky Pop questions from 4LEGS resident music quizmaster Tim Stutt. Can you start 2020 with over 10 points?
2.30pm – 4.30pm Face2Face with Pat Heslop & Tim Stutt
With Tim Forrester away sunning himself Pat is thrilled to be co-hosting with Tim Stutt. They are delighted to have 4LEGS presenter Emma Loveheart (pic) back in the studio to update us on her exponential rise to stardom with her Home Healing business. You can also expect chit chat about almost everything e.g. can garlic really reduce cattle burping 38% of their methane gas into the atmosphere? There’ll be positivity for the new decade and some great music for all tastes.