Blog posts by year and month March 2014
BBC Radio 5 live and I go back a long way. It was my route into radio. My earliest radio memories are listening to the football scores with my Dad during Radio Sport on Radio 2 back in 1979. Fifteen years later - a postgrad journalism student at Falmouth College - I was listening to the 5 live l...
For the 20th birthday of 5 live we’ve brought together people whose lives have been changed in some way because of something they participated in via the network or because of something they heard on the station. Sometimes we forget how much radio can simply be a friend in the corner of the room.
Three same-sex couples share their weddings with 5 live on Sat 29 March, the day same-sex marriage becomes legal in England and Wales.
As I stepped out my car at J G Pears animal rendering plant in Newark, Nottingham the smell hit me. Residents, who claim factory smells blight their life, told me the meaty stench was mild compared to what they often experience.