Friday , 22 May 2015
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Laindon Accountant runs London Marathon


Accountant Jason Dormer from Laindon, was one of many who completed the London Marathon on Sunday 26th April.  He raised over £4000 for the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity.  Congratulations Jason from all at Gateway 97.8. Jason spoke to Ros Connors on Gateway’s Drivetime show. Read More »

Boeing! Boeing! A Must-See Comedy at the Queen’s, Hornchurch

Boeing Boeing (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch)

It’s not so much a matter of Boeing! Boeing! now, but of Going! Going! because if you don’t hurry, it will be gone. The show runs to March 28th and is playing to pretty full houses: you can count on the public to know a good thing when they see it. And cut to the chase the Queen’s Theatre’s own ... Read More »

Canvey Buggy Walk for Autism Awareness


This year World Autism Awareness Week is between 27th March and 2nd April. Canvey islander Catherine Roberts spoke to Drivetime’s Ros Connors about organising the Seawall Buggy Walk and invited Gateway listeners to put on their walking shoes and  join in. Read More »

XMAS SCHEDULES! are now live!


We have a whole host of shows this Xmas. from Danny and search of santa Xmas eve to Strictly 8os Xmas day! take a look at our schedules on this site also some of the people joining us are Read More »



Max Whitlock is a multi-Olympic, World and European medal-winning British Artistic Gymnast, who won two Bronze medals at the London 2012 Olympics. At the age of just 21, Max has amassed an incredible 18 major championship medals and looks set to continue his tally up to Rio 2016 and beyond. Max burst on to the scene in 2010; picking up ... Read More »

Jim Davidson tour


Danny caught up with Jim Davidson ahead of appearing at The Circus Tavern on 29th November Read More »

Have you got the soup factor?


Danny was joined by Top Chef Paul Merrett and Jeremy Hudsun CEO of Hain Daniels Read More »

Poppy shop open


Poppy shop open in the Eastgate with the Royal British Legion Basildon & Laindon Branch collecting Read More »

Students Launch Into Space


Winter Gardens School on Canvey Island hooked up with The International Space Station where pupils had the opportunity to ask questions to astronauts live on board the ISS. Writing on the school’s website, Mr Hayes wrote: I hope you have seen the fantastic article in the local paper about the link with the space station? You may have also heard the pupils ... Read More »

Stylistics Come To Basildon

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The Stylistics with their charisma, style and harmony, have evolved into one of the best-selling soul groups ever. The Philadelphia group recorded a remarkable ten straight-top ten hits during the early 1970s including the Grammy nominated ‘You Make Me Feel Brand New’, plus ‘Can’t Give You Anything (But My Love)’, ‘You Are Everything’, ‘Betcha By Golly Wow’, ‘I’m Stone In ... Read More »