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    Today on Ridgeway DCH…

    On radio channel 1 of the Hospedia bedside unit in Dorset County Hospital. Now and upcoming…

    Overnight with Ridgeway Radio
    keeping you company

    Ridgeway Dawning
    The dawn chorus and gentle music to ease you in to the new day

    BBC Radio Solent
    6.00 BBC Radio Solent from Southampton 6.30 BBC Radio Solent Breakfast in Dorset from Dorchester 9.00 BBC Radio Solent The Big Conversation from Southampton

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    • Brigg Fair to Strawberry Fair

      Brigg Fair to Strawberry Fair, a concert performed by Tim Laycock and Colin Thompson, was part of the Cerne Music Festival 2017 and featured the folk songs and tunes that influenced great composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Percy Grainger and Benjamin Britten. Tim and Colin are joined by members of the Gaudier Ensemble including Richard Hosford.

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      Brigg Fair to Strawberry Fair

    • Ridgeway Magazine 9th August 2017

      Four legs good, two legs bad. This edition features animals.

      • Vet Malcolm Welshman tells us how dogs communicate – is the tail wagging up, down or sideways?
      • A dog whisperer (yes really!) talks to a mixed-up dog about its unhappy past.
      • We visit the Horse Course where mixed-up adults and children find that horses can change their moods.
      • The pig is man’s best friend….discuss.
      • Those clever children from Damers First School are still selling their prizewinning ‘Spic and Span’ product. We visit Poundbury Food Festival and meet them again.

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      Ridgeway Magazine 9th August 2017 2017

    • Ridgeway Magazine 19th July 2017
      • To the Norwegian fjords where folk have to have two jobs to survive.
      • Know a wolverine: the mad dog-like predator that can climb trees and kills sheep for fun!
      • Politics: in Norway, even the fish voted no! to the EU.
      • We go below decks on a mighty cruise ship and the captain reads a letter form a 10 year old.
      • Follow-up story: winning Damers First School do it again. An interview with Eco Club Team Leader, Edd Moore. Also read the full report in the Dorset Echo here.
      • In the week the Dunkirk film is released, we hear about “My Girl” and her float-on part.

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      Ridgeway Magazine 19th July 2017

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