The Leader of Stockport Council, Cllr Sue Derbyshire, takes your calls on the migrant crisis after announcing that Stockport will do its bit to help refugees. Plus former Hazel Grove MP Lord Stunell on reforming the House of Lords, negotiating the coalition agreement and more. Plus former NBA star John Amaechi talks about being granted the freedom of the City of London, and Christian Dick of Bredbury-based BTCC team Speedworks Motorsport on the team’s first ever podium.
Speedworks team principal Christian Dick tells Simon Kelsey that driver Tom Ingram’s exclusion from the race three result at Donington after a collision with Rob Austin was harsh but fair as teams push to improve driving standards.
Director Mary Pritchard and actor Gordon Mounsey explain the background to Dickens’ classic Christmas story to Susanne Pendlebury who visited the Garrick theatre for this production.
Fossil Collective, are Leeds based multi-instrumentalists duo Jonny Hooker and David Fendick, swelling to a five-piece for live performances.
Having supported soul singer Ren Harvieu and Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Fossil Collective toured as headliners in October including a date at Manchester’s Deaf Institute before they supported The Civil Wars at Manchester Apollo on Tuesday 30 October.
Paul Holloway spoke to David Fendick on the day of the Apollo gig.
Lloyd Daniels came fifth on last year’s series of X Factor and Peter Dickson has one of the most recognisable voices in the country as the voice over man on the show. They spoke to Katy Booth from the Basement about the Coppafeel campaign to increase the awareness of breast cancer among young people as well as what they think about this year’s X Factor