Friday, 22 August 2014

Arts News; Magic Flute; Daffodil Day

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.15am: Lindsay Carr's Arts News
  • 11.15am: Hannah Dahlenburg, singer playing the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute at the Civic Theatre
  • 11.35am: Leigh Buckland, Cancer Council Hunter, with news of Daffodil Day which raises funds for combating cancer - research, prevention, advocacy programs and support services

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Alzheimer's; Movie Reviews; Maitland Motorfest; diabetes study

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.15am: Alzheimer's Spokesman, Lyn Thorpe, talks about this weekend's – Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk and Jog at Speers Point Park
  • 10.15am: Garth Weiley and Jack Lodge review the movies Deep Sea Challenge 3D, The In-Betweeners 2 and The Lunchbox
  • 11.15am: Bruce Corke discusses the 2014 Maitland Motorfest
  • 11.35am: Professor Peter Howe, Research Director, Clinical Nutrition Research Centre School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, says type II diabetes sufferers are being recruited for a new clinical study investigating the relationship between restricted blood flow and cognitive impairments that can impact memory

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Frank Millward, John Stretton, Adam Cougle, Brian Jack

Good morning. On the show today:
  • 09.15am: Frank Millward, New Head of Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, discusses his background plus the instrumental opera Share House
  • 10.45am: John Stretton, discusses his role playing Peter Sellers in the production of Goon Show Live
  • 11.15am: Adam Cougle, CEO of Lake Macquarie Economic Development Board. Mr Cougle joins Lake Macquarie Economic Development Company after six successful years as Head of Equity and Advisory Solutions at Commonwealth Bank. Dantia is a new iniative of Lake Macquarie Council starting with a $1 Million Budget & a Board of [7] independent Directors, the body is focused on economic development
  • 11.35am: Brian Jack tells us about the 2014 Our Town Model Show, the largest scale model exhibition in the southern hemisphere

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Dr Jim Jose; Prof. Tim Roberts; Michael Hope

Good morning. Today on the morning show:
  • 09.15am: Dr Jim Jose, University of Newcastle, Associate Professor in Politics. Three local MPs are gone following the ICAC investigation and bi-elections organised
  • 11.15am: Prof Tim Roberts discusses wind turbines and news that the Kooragang Island wind turbine is to go to Tasmania
  • 11.35am: Michael Hope has news of a major country music event to be staged at Hope Estate

Monday, 18 August 2014

Prof. Clare Collins; Juan Mahony; Peter Rosemond

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.45am: Professor Clare Collins talks about the 10,000 Step Challenge and how far you'd have to walk to burn the kilojoules from some favourite foods
  • 11.15am: Juan Mahony, author of The Digger's View: WWI in Colour, will present talk at Toronto Library this Thursday
  • 11.35am: Peter Rosemond, PCYC Cessnock President. The $7 million redevelopment of the centre was opened yesterday by Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Movie reviews; Centenary of Coal; Electric Vehicle Festival

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 10.15am: Garth Weiley and Jack Lodge review the movies The Hundred-Foot Journey, The Expendables III, and A Most Wanted Man
  • 11.15am: Richmond Vale Railway Museum Spokesman, Graeme Harper. The Centenary of Coal: 1914 – 2014 sees many activities on this weekend
  • 11.35am: Jeff Julian, University of Newcastle's Director of Creative Innovation. The Tesla S, a fully electric vehicle, will be present at the Electric Vehicle Festival at Cameron Park this weekend

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Tony Ross; Robyn Parker; Diane Denton; Anne Wright

Good morning. Today on the show:
  • 09.15am: Tony Ross, Manager, Hunter Volunteer Centre. We hear about the 2014 Regional Volunteer Awards , with Nominations being taken until August 28th
  • 10.45am: Robyn Parker, Member For Maitland. Maitland residents can learn more about the state government's plans to cut the heavy rail line into Newcastle at a public information session in Maitland Town Hall today between 3pm and 7pm
  • 11.15am: Diane Denton, Organiser, Vacy Village Country Carnival. On Sunday 14 September, one highlight will be the Jack Russell and Dachshund races
  • 11.35am: Anne Wright, Beyond Blue. Following the suicide on comedian and actor Robin Williams, we talk of the impact of depression