Love Where You Live

Love Where You Live


Monday 18 May - Friday 22 May

  • Jeremy VineJeremy Vine

    Throughout the week, Jeremy will be addressing numerous subjects affecting local communities. On Monday, BBC Home Editor Mark Easton reveals the UK's friendliest town, while on Tuesday Jeremy talks to listeners about neighbourhood disputes.

    On Wednesday, we ask; Town or Country - Which has the best sense of community? While on Thursday, Jeremy wonders if every community should have a youth club.

    And on Friday, Jeremy asks whether you should be personally responsible for the pavement outside your house.

    Visit Jeremy's homepage
  • Jonny SaundersJonny's "Love Where You Live" Locker

    Join Drivetime's Sports Reporter, Jonny Saunders as he is joined 'In the Locker' by a community hero who gives up hours of their spare time to help run their local sports club.

    Visit Chris' Drivetime pages
  • Janice LongJanice Long

    All week Janice speaks to established and emerging artists about their community roots. 

    On Monday, The King Blues play live, while on Tuesday former-Pulp star Jarvis Cocker talks about forming a band at the age of 15 that took sixteen years to make it big.

    On Wednesday, Birmingham-based five-piece The Lights talk about how  they enlisted the help of local neighbours and the worldwide internet community to make music, and on Thursday Janice is joined by singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti, who'll explain how constantly moving around Europe as a child influenced his take on community.

    Finally, on Friday, Kid Rad tells Janice about the musical journey from his makeshift bedroom studio via community radio stations to the national stage.

    Visit Janice's homepage

Tuesday 19 May

Wednesday 20 May

Thursday 21 May

  • Terry WoganWake Up To Wogan

    Terry will be joined by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams for a special Pause for Thought reflecting on the importance of the local community and the value of neighbourliness.

    Visit Terry's homepage

Friday 22 May

Saturday 23 May

Sunday 24 May

Going Home With Zoe Ball

Zoe Ball meets the Bains familyZoe Ball returns to her childhood home

As part of the Love Where You Live campaign, Zoe travelled back to the home in which she grew up in Hounslow, West London to meet the family who currently live there.

Watch the video

Quiz: "Love Thy Neighbour?"

Take the "Love Thy Neighbour?" Quiz"I hide behind the sofa when the doorbell rings!"

Top psychologist Professor Cary Cooper has prepared a quiz to find out what kind of neighbour you are. 

Are you always ready with a cup of tea, or do you hide behind the sofa when the doorbell rings?

Take the quiz and find out

The Great British Street Party

The Radio 2 Great British StreetpartyIt's Party Time!

The Love Where You Live campaign culminates on Bank Holiday Monday (25 May) with The Radio 2 Great British Street Party. 

From 1300 - 1600, Radio 2 will provide the soundtrack as you get together with your neighbours, perhaps for the first time, for a meet-up, party, social soiree or BBQ.

Find out more

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