Gaynam Lock from Weymouth Men’s Shed joined us on Keep Driving to talk about setting up a Weymouth branch of the hugely popular Men’s Shed movement.
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KeeP Driving is our popular topical programme broadcast every weekday from 3pm to 6pm
On 7th April an open day commemorating the former Herrison Hospital will be held in the Charlton Down Village Hall which previously was the Herrison Hospital Ballroom. Organiser of the exhibition, Dom White, called in to explain the reason behind it and give us more details.
If you have any memorabilia which you could loan to the exhibition please contact us on email@example.com and we will pass on the details to the organisers.
A related topic is an interview from December 2018 with the County Archivist Sam Johnston about a recent grant made to the Dorset History Centre to catalogue the Herrison Hospital records.
Billy Heinrich, chairman and head coach of the Jurassic Coast Raptors American football team based in Dorchester, joined Rob Mott on the KeeP Driving programme. Billy explained all there is to know about the game and if you’re 18 or over this could be for you.
Visit the Raptors’ website for more information.
Also, the Jurassic Coast Raptors were featured in this edition of The Mayor On The Air when mayor David Taylor’s guest was Dawson Machetero from the USA who also coaches the team.
We were pleased to welcome Martin to the studio today. Martin organises tours of the Jurassic Coast and is up for an award recognising excellence in the service he provides.
Rob’s guest on KeeP Driving was Cllr Gerald Duke who spoke about the local issues surrounding affordable and social housing
KeeP Driving is our daily music and current affairs programme on Monday to Friday from 3pm till 6pm
A new group is proposing to set up a ‘Repair Cafe’ in Weymouth and we spoke to Ros Dean who explained what it was all about. For those interested in getting involved in the project there is to be a meeting on Saturday 23rd February at 11am hosted by the Kings Arms pub in Weymouth which you are invited to attend.
Richard Gabe from West Dorset CAMRA was on the phone today to talk about the outcome of BEEREX 2019 held in the Corn Exchange at the beginning of the month. Was it a huge success?….
Also listen to this report from the event
Rob spoke to Tess, manager of the R.S.P.C.A.’s Taylor’s Animal Re-homing Centre, based at Kingston Maurward, who are raising funds to purchase an Ultrasound machine
More info: Taylor’s Re-homing Centre website
Rob Mott visited BEEREX 2019 at Dorchester’s Corn Exchange. Here is his report: