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Our current issues:

The 601st edition of the fortnightly news recorded 9th January 2018 or Download (53.0 Mb)

The magazine Look Hear for first quarter 2017, the Winter edition or Download (74.4 Mb)
Contents:-   Fancy a cuppa?; "Singin' in the Rain"; Paddy's Quiz; an audio described performance; lost canals; the lives of working boatmen and women; Sasha Dench's epic flight; Paddy's Winchester recollections and history; Harley Jones' poem "Willy Wasp"; "The Teatime Islands" by Ben Fogle - a review; Calibre audio library; local events round-up; conclusion of the interview with John Bevan, of the Gosport Diving Museum; Quiz answers; "The Good Life"'s Paul Eddington remembered; reminiscences on the early days of the magazine; extracts from the first edition, September 1999; Goodbye... for now

Some back issues for you to listen to:

The magazine Look Hear for third quarter 2016, the Autumn edition or Download (78.3 Mb)
Contents:-   An unusual rowing race; interview with Christine Sharman retold by Brian; Helen Wilson, of Fareport News, interviews Dr John Bevan of the Historical Diving Museum; Capability Brown; Herefordshire described; Paddy's quiz; about Herbert Lom; Tanganyika in the First World War; a pioneer in plastic surgery; 'H is for Hawk' reviewed; history of the Hawk Conservancy Trust; John Bevan again; quiz answers; upcoming shows and musical events; Jan's review of the Red Lion at Chalton; Jan's interviews - memories of washday; Gervais Finn's poem read by Tony, and a special Nativity.

The magazine Look Hear for second quarter 2016, the Summer edition or Download (56 Mb)
Contents:-   Christine's research on Titchfield Abbey: 'The ButterFly Bishop'; Newtown's Rotten Boroughs; Carisbrooke Castle and the imprisonment of King Charles I; choir song; interview with Terry Smith of 'Open Sight'; Paddy's quiz; 'The Golden Age of Railway Posters' from Michael Palin as told by Brian; 'Best of British' - the thatcher's story; the Hayling Island Railway story; Harley Jones's musings on his holiday sandals; the quiz answers; Jan's research on the Somme 'Pals' related by Brian; a visit to the the Thiepval Memorial; what's on locally; Paddy's birthday outing in Portsmouth; the classic film 'Casablanca'; Jan's interview on the topic of 'Food'

The 600th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 12th December 2017 or Download (55.9 Mb)
The 599th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 28th November 2017 or Download (55.7 Mb)
The 598th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 14th November 2017 or Download (52.4 Mb)
The 597th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 31st October 2017 or Download (55.6 Mb)
The 596th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 17th October 2017 or Download (55.6 Mb)
The 595th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 3rd October 2017 or Download (54.4 Mb)
The 594th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 19th September 2017 or Download (55.2 Mb)
The 593rd edition of the fortnightly news recorded 5th September 2017 or Download (54.4 Mb)
The 592nd edition of the fortnightly news recorded 22nd August 2017 or Download (51.2 Mb)
The 591st edition of the fortnightly news recorded 8th August 2017 or Download (54.8 Mb)
The 590th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 18th July 2017 or Download (51.7 Mb)
The 589th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 4th July 2017 or Download (53.2 Mb)
The 588th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 20th June 2017 or Download (51.9 Mb)
The 587th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 6th June 2017 or Download (53.5 Mb)
The 586th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 23rd May 2017 or Download (57.6 Mb)
The 585th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 9th May 2017 or Download (47.9 Mb)
The 584th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 25th April 2017 or Download (52.4 Mb)
The 583rd edition of the fortnightly news recorded 11th April 2017 or Download (53.1 Mb)
The 582nd edition of the fortnightly news recorded 28th March 2017 or Download (54.5 Mb)
The 581st edition of the fortnightly news recorded 14th March 2017 or Download (55.2 Mb)
The 580th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 28th February 2017 or Download (53.4 Mb)
The 579th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 14th February 2017 or Download (51.9 Mb)
The 578th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 31st January 2017 or Download (49.2 Mb)
The 577th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 17th January 2017 or Download (52.3 Mb)
The 576th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 3rd January 2017 or Download (54.9 Mb)

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