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Old 13-04-2013, 23:37
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I wouldn't say Nick is the best presenter on WM but he is very good. He manages to stay up to date with what's going on in the Midlands whilst he spends the week in Norfolk and broadcasting on BBC Radio Norfolk.

The caller just sounds like he wants to complain about something. He's claiming Nick was impartial by just referring to Margaret Thatcher as 'Thatcher'. I suspect he simply dislikes Nick and wants to find something wrong with him. Very clever of Nick to get an opposing caller on air, something he does a lot and very well and just lets the callers have an on air debate.

Speaking of which, I think its about time that the 'boss' of WM does another phone in about the station. It's changed a lot in the last year and I think its changed for the better!

One thing, why does everybody refer it to as Radio WM? It hasn't been that for some time!
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Old 14-04-2013, 10:42
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Any chance of the Doolan show actually getting a full hour or so for its phone in, not 35/40 minutes as currently?

Seconded for Wm station phone in, plus one for the buses too, as they aint been on for ages!
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Old 14-04-2013, 12:46
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One thing, why does everybody refer it to as Radio WM? It hasn't been that for some time!
Same reason while visiting looking for BBC Coventry and Warwickshire, the local esate agent referred to it as 'CWR'.

Habits die hard...
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Old 14-04-2013, 13:00
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Any chance of the Doolan show actually getting a full hour or so for its phone in, not 35/40 minutes as currently?

Seconded for Wm station phone in, plus one for the buses too, as they aint been on for ages!
Good luck with one on the buses. All the recent changes have annoyed a lot of people. It'll just turn into another slagging match.

Certainly more interesting than a phone in on bins though.
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Old 14-04-2013, 16:13
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Any chance of the Doolan show actually getting a full hour or so for its phone in, not 35/40 minutes as currently?

Seconded for Wm station phone in, plus one for the buses too, as they aint been on for ages!
Westy you must rember a phone in requires a modicum of input from the presenter . Far easier to play a few corny records or old tapes .
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Old 24-04-2013, 17:25
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BBC WM's mayday line up
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wm/programmes/schedules/2013/05/06
is this right???
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Old 24-04-2013, 17:30
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I hope so it looks good.

Will be interesting to see presenters change formats. Caroline is no stranger to breakfast after several years at brmb (although, yes.. she wasn't on her own). Will be interesting to hear Adrian in drivetime too. Also, combining the two weekend breakfast hosts (Richard/Mollie) is a good way to promote weekends on the station.

I've not listened to WM for a few weeks after getting bored. Don't get me wrong it's much better than it was but some of the topics are dire. I'll certainly listen to this though.
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Old 24-04-2013, 21:21
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Mayday Mayhem, according to that webpage linked to above. :0

Dicky Wilford & Mollie together.

As long as he doesn't do a Boyden impression!
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Old 28-04-2013, 09:36
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Hmm Doolan did a 'roll call' of his helpers etc earlier.

He listed Cayte Walker!

I was under the impression, from asking on Facebook, that she left the station ages ago!
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Old 28-04-2013, 13:56
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Hmm Doolan did a 'roll call' of his helpers etc earlier.

He listed Cayte Walker!

I was under the impression, from asking on Facebook, that she left the station ages ago!
Asked on Facebook, & shes back for a few weeks apparantly.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:56
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Doolan off today.

Jimmy Franks standing in.


And Les Ross doing the paper review again.

(Seems to be a rotation of Les, Don McClean & Malcolm Stent, unless Im mistaken!)
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:08
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Someone's nicked Mollie's hens & chickens apparantly, according to Facebook.

I know I take the mick out of Mollie & her obsessions, but that aint on though!

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Old 05-05-2013, 12:02
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Someone's nicked Mollie's hens & chickens apparantly, according to Facebook.

I know I take the mick out of Mollie & her obsessions, but that aint on though!

You should have listened yesterday morning, she was trying to do appeals to catch the criminals who did this to her but she couldn't get through any of the appeals because she broke down in tears, me with her.

She loved those chickens, turkeys and other birds that she so loved and had nurtured back to health. She had names for all of them, many who had been in her care for years.

May the thieves be found and suitably punished. To hear Molly yesterday morning would have torn at anyone's heart strings.
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Old 05-05-2013, 13:54
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You should have listened yesterday morning, she was trying to do appeals to catch the criminals who did this to her but she couldn't get through any of the appeals because she broke down in tears, me with her.

She loved those chickens, turkeys and other birds that she so loved and had nurtured back to health. She had names for all of them, many who had been in her care for years.

May the thieves be found and suitably punished. To hear Molly yesterday morning would have torn at anyone's heart strings.

I'll Radio Downloader both WM & Coventry shows to listen later, as I'm off out soon.
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Old 05-05-2013, 14:10
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Just had a look at both CWR & Vic Minett's FB pages.

Someone's flagged up turkeys on the loose in Coventry the other day.

Wonder if there's a connection?
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Old 05-05-2013, 15:57
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Someone's nicked Mollie's hens & chickens apparantly, according to Facebook.

I know I take the mick out of Mollie & her obsessions, but that aint on though!

Mollie said she couldn't post it on Facebook or she could get the sack. hope they find who did it and the animals are ok
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Old 05-05-2013, 16:48
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Mollie said she couldn't post it on Facebook or she could get the sack. hope they find who did it and the animals are ok
Thats a bit much BBC management.

We're not talking Ashley Blake & him promoting his restaurant on the BBC internal system, as what happened a few years back, according to the Sunday Mercury!

A nice person has done so on her behalf, it appears!
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Old 05-05-2013, 19:30
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Old 05-05-2013, 20:48
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Couple of 'known' names in the comments, O'Connor & Sian Unspellable Polish Surname from Midlands Today!
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Old 06-05-2013, 10:40
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Mollie said she couldn't post it on Facebook or she could get the sack. hope they find who did it and the animals are ok
She actually said that she'd been advised not email the details to those who'd requested it until the police had confirmed that it was okay to do so. A wise decision.
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Old 06-05-2013, 14:49
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Anyone listening to them today.

It makes a change.

Our Mol putting on a brave face, considering recent events!
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Old 06-05-2013, 15:24
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I'm listening, Danny wasn't that different at lunch. I enjoyed listening to Pete, playing music and interacting with more callers. He's very good at what he does. I missed Caroline @ Breakfast but I'm sure she was good at it, considering her past jobs.

Listening right now to Mol and Richard and they make a very good pair. Would love to listen to these two together more.
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Old 06-05-2013, 17:55
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Shes put up a reward I believe.
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Old 07-05-2013, 17:36
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I have to say that listening to Mollie and Richard on Monday was great hope they are on again some time
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Old 12-05-2013, 15:21
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Mollie's story now in the local rag.
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