Gillham Gold

Gillham Gold

Tony has been fascinated by a radio since he listened to crackly shortwave broadcasts as a boy.

He started in hospital radio as a teenager.

"Over the years I've broadcast on various commercial and BBC stations around the UK. In the mid 80s I regularly presented the early breakfast show on BBC Radio 2," he says.

Tony now produces shows, including Gillham Gold, from his home studio, basing the content on his own collection of more than 5,000 CDs which contain over 50,000 chart hits.

Saturday between 9am and 12pm is your chance to take a step back to the music of the 1960s, 70s and 80s with Tony, right here on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
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BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Gillham Goldmine Competition.

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire listeners are invited to take part in the Gillham Goldmine Competition on Gillham Gold.

Would-be contestants can call 08459 25 2000 from 8.30am - 9.30am. Calls cost up to 5p/min from most landlines (an additional connection fee may also apply). Calls from mobiles may cost considerably more.

Callers will be asked to provide their name, telephone contact number and location. Callers will be selected at random to play in the two rounds. The winners of the two rounds will go head to head in the final. Questions will cover local news, general knowledge and music from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Terms and Conditions

1. The competition is open to all residents of the UK including the Channel Islands, except BBC (or its affiliates) employees, their close relatives and anyone connected with the programme. Listeners can only enter once during each show. Callers must have the bill payer's consent before entering.

2. It will clearly be announced on-air when the competition lines are open and closed.

3. Contestants will be selected at random from those who registered. If a contestant is selected to take part in the competition but is not contactable or available after reasonable attempts by BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, another contestant will be selected at random.

4. To win in the two rounds or final, the contestant must answer correctly more questions than the other contestant during that round / final. In the event of both contestants answering the same number of questions; the winner will be the contestant who answered the instant win tiebreak question correctly first. Each contestant will have five seconds to answer any individual question.

5. The prize for the winner of the final round will be announced at the start of each show. The prize may consist of books, CDs, tickets and other such items as well as special elements.

6. The prize is as stated. There is no cash alternative and it cannot be sold or transferred.

7. If the prize includes tickets or entry to a venue or event, The BBC will not be responsible for any failure by the winners and guests to gain entry or re-entry to the due to the behaviour of the winners and guests or their failure to meet the admission requirements. Ticket holders are responsible for checking admission requirements to the venue. The BBC will not be responsible for the suspension or cancellation of the sports event. The BBC will not provide an alternative or replacement prize.

8. The BBC's decision as to contestants taking part and the winner is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.

9. The BBC reserves the right to (i) vary these terms and conditions, (ii) disqualify any entries that breach these rules or are in any way fraudulent and (iii) cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside its control.

10. The BBC, its sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any telephone network or line, system, server, provider or otherwise which may result in any entry being lost or not properly registered or recorded.

11. Contestants chosen to play on-air may only be allowed to re-enter the competition after two weeks from their previous appearance. Prize winners will not be permitted to enter the competition again for one month.

12. The BBC will only ever use your personal details for the purpose of administering this competition, will only ever keep them for as long as is necessary for this purpose, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone without prior permission. You can read more about the BBC Privacy Policy here.

13. Entrants must agree to take part in any post-competition publicity if required

14. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition.

15. The competition is run by the BBC. The applicable law is that of England and Wales.

16. To the extent applicable, this event is conducted in line with the BBC's code of conduct for competitions.

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