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Sunday, 11 July 2010

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What's On Radio Mottistone

05:00 Full English Breakfast with John English playing hits from the 60s. Including Farming Report with Silas Gurner.

07:00 Good Morning Babs Mullett visits the multicoloured sandstone cliffs of Alum Bay with Island geologist Percy Tapper and talks to Whippingham vet Tara Bumttay about mange and hardpad in North Wight. Plus News & Weather.

09:00 Craft Corner Jo Pouncer talks to Brighstone Thatcher Wilf Ireburn about the use of sedge; at 11:30 Jo asks doily-maker Mrs Halfcock of Ningwood about the little-known importance of the Cartesian Co-ordinate System in Doily-making and the relative merits of flat or raised designs.

12:00 Lennie's Legendary Lunchbox Lennie 'Legend in his own Lunchbox' Legend's legendary lunchbox! Today from the Dinosaur Farm Museum at Brighstone. All the usual merriment including 'Legend of the Day', 'Lennie's Lunchbox Limerick', 'the Legendary "Tell Lennie What's in Your Sandwiches Today?" Phone-In', all your favourite hits of the 70s, and much much more.

14:00 Mann About Town Ian Mann's in Bembridge, where he visits the Island's only surviving windmill with Joy Twatte, speaks to Oliver Sudden about why the Bembridge Lifeboat no longer operates inland, and walks the coast to Sandown with Frank and Ernest Nutter, the Bembridge twins who are 'nuts about Bembridge'. In between the chat, there are all your favourite hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

16:00 Rush Hour Chill-Out Gavin Rush de-stressing your rush-hour commute with laid-back hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s and his own brand of cool. News, weather and a Special Guest Chill-Out - today hammock designer Alice Punnet of Apesdown explains how her Spangled Orpington chickens relieve the stress of hammock designing.

17:30 Wight Tonight with John Turde and Leah Nolium. Hard facts and straight talking as John and Leah sift the day's news and sort the wheat from the chaff.

19:00 Spotlight on Sport Wight with Barry Jerkin and the team. Tonight Barry speaks to IOW Football League secretary Morris Danser about the forthcoming league restructure crisis meeting, Paul Volter visits current Tiddleywinks League leader Vince Pye at his Yafford home, and Sally Forth gets the latest news on the West Wight Domino Championship from Dougie Blank, captain of Division 4 leaders Wroxhall. Live badminton from Ventnor at 21:00.

22:00 Knightcap with Peter Knight. The Isle of Wight winds down to the hits of the 60s. Requests, competitions and so much more.

01:00 Overnight Over Wight Brian Drain through the night with all the hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s. Including Insomnia Line: call Brian and tell him what keeps you awake at night.

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