Suffolk prostitute murders - five years on. Sophie Barker sings live. The first nightclub chaplain

Presented by Sheila McClennon. In December 2006 the bodies of five murdered sex workers were found in and around Ipswich. The women had all been working as prostitutes and killed by one man, Steve Wright. Five years on, Suffolk County Council has issued a report claiming street prostitution in the town has ended and over eighty women have been helped to turn their lives around. How has the council achieved this and should other cities be copying the Ipswich approach? Superintendent Alan Caton of Suffolk Police, and Dr Belinda Brooks-Gordon, author of 'The Price of Sex', join Sheila to discuss.

Singer songwriter Sophie Barker's songs have been described as "modern coffee table music" - a rich and glossy sound appealing to all ages. Known for her vocals in bands such as Groove Armada and Zero 7, Sophie's now performing solo and currently touring her first solo album "Seagull". She'll talk about - and play- her music live.

Beth Tash is the first person to be appointed as a Night Life Chaplain. Working in Leeds, she's the new Pioneer Minister to Night Life in the City, appointed by the Leeds Diocese. She's been talking to students and bar managers , and will be looking to help meet the spiritual needs of Leeds clubbers. Beth Tash tells Sheila about her plans.

When the Nazis occupied France, an airbase just outsde ithe city of York became home to around 3000 members of the French Airforce. Geoff Bird reports on special celebrations at York to mark this extraordinary period in the city's history- and which also produced several lasting relationships - and even marriages- between French aircrew and local women.

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