Tuesday , 6 October 2015
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Interview with Trudy Kilcullen CEO Jack Petchey foundation


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Gateway wins award

October 2015 Achievers Graduation (1 of 1)

Gateway 97.8 from Basildon wins Jack Petchey Crystal award The Jack Petchey Crystal Awards at City Hall, London on Friday 2nd October mark the 15th anniversary of the Jack Petchey Foundation and the milestone of having invested £100m to youth projects in London and Essex. In a special gesture to mark the occasion £225,000 of grant awards were given on ... Read More »

GATEWAY is 5 years old!


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Hot Stuff in Hornchurch


It’s sassy, it sizzles, it’s ‘Hot Stuff’, a musical journey back to the 1970’s with plenty of top tunes from the day that will get you foot-tapping in the aisles and clapping in the air. The production is the latest from ‘cut to the chase’, the resident company of professionals at the Queens’ Theatre in Hornchurch that has already brought ... Read More »

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 http://www.jimdavidson.org.uk/tour-dates.php Read More »