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Paddy O'Connell sits in

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 23 January 2012

Paddy discusses capping unemployment benefits, what to do if a dog attacks you, the couple who've raised their child as gender neutral and the street dominated by a rubbish tip.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Swing Out Sister

    Swing Out Sister Breakout

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Ren Harvieu

    Ren Harvieu Through The Night

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Banderas

    Banderas This Is Your Life

    Now 19 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Life On Mars

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for Morrissey

    Morrissey Every Day Is Like Sunday

    Now 12 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Gretchen Peters

    Gretchen Peters Hello Cruel World

    Hello Cruel World, Scarlet Letter Records, 1

  • Image for Spiller

    Spiller and Sophie Ellis-Bextor Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)

    (CD Single), Positiva

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Dance With Me Tonight

    In Case You Didn't Know, Epic, 24

  • Image for Tom Robinson

    Tom Robinson 2-4-6-8 Motorway

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Denis

    Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie, EMI

  • Image for Jo Birchall

    Jo Birchall Don't Let It Go To Your Heart

    Something To Say, Portobello Records, 1

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Shy Boy

    The Very Best Of Bananarama, Warner Strategic Market

  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet Tender Love)

    The Greatest Hits Of Philadelphia, Music Club

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Heartbreaker

    Friends & Lovers (Various Artists), K-Tel

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Bright Side Of The Road

    The Very Best Of Van Morrison, Polydor

  • BENEFIT CAP

    BENEFIT CAP

    The government wants to restrict the amount which people on benefits can claim. Employment minister Chris Grayling says if poor people are living in affluent areas, they need to “move to part of town they can afford.”

    Find out more on BBC News Online.
  • DOG ATTACKS

    DOG ATTACKS

    A 6 year old girl in Essex was attacked by a Staffordshire terrier. What should you do if a vicious dog attacks you?

    Find out more on BBC News Online.
  • GENDER NEUTRALITY

    GENDER NEUTRALITY

    A couple from Cambridgeshire are bringing up their 5 year old child Sasha to be gender-neutral. They say it’s better for him to decide when he’s grown up what gender he wants to be.

    Find out more in this article from the Telegraph.
  • RUBBISH TIP

    RUBBISH TIP

    We discuss the street in Brierley Hill which is dominated by a rubbish tip. Do you live near a dump?

    Find out more on BBC News Online.
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  • Brierley Hill tip

    Brierley Hill tip

  • LISTENER'S VIEW OF THE TIP

    LISTENER'S VIEW OF THE TIP

    Sent in by Emlyn Dudson.

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