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Love Your Basildon Market


Basildon Market has two great events in May 16th May and 23rd May – Fun and Entertainment throughout the day. come and enjoy the fun. 1715 Basildon Market YA 170×262 LOWRES Read More »

Basildon Market


Some exciting events coming soon to Basildon Market in May To be announced soon Read More »

Towngate blog!


Gateway 97.8 is working with the Towngate to bring you a Blog. A full listing of shows are at http://www.towngatetheatre.co.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3939 Pick of the shows MAY 2015 JERRY LEE LEWIS AND BUDDY HOLLY Friday 1st May @ 8pm Join Billy Geraghty, star of the West End smash hit Great Balls Of Fire as Jerry, and Marc Robinson (founding member of Rockin’ ... Read More »

The Platters show


Gateway 97.8 are pleased to announce that The Platters from USA have made there very own radio show for Easter Monday, The Platters sing all all there songs plus give an insight into there favourite artistes! Coming soon to Gateway 97.8 show produced by Danny Lawrence Read More »

Gateway 97.8 and BHR 1287


Gateway 97.8 is proud to be working with BHR 1287 on some programmes – Friday 27th March – Question Time will be broadcast on Gateway 97.8 and on Basildon Hospital Radio BHR 1287 from our Gateway studios in the Eastgate Centre. Sunday 5th April – the BHR 1287 request show will be jointly broadcast from the studios in Basildon Hospital ... Read More »

Nick becomes a Rotary Champion of Change


On Tuesday 17th March Nick Lamborn of the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower joined a very select team when he received an award for being a 2014/5 Rotary Champion of Change. The ceremony took place in the Palace of Westminster hosted by Lord Wallace of Tankerness, the deputy leader of the House of Lords accompanied by the RIBI president, Peter ... Read More »

Rigoletto comes to the Towngate —

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Rigoletto is perhaps the first really great opera from Verdi. It is certainly an audience favourite worldwide. It’s coming to the Towngate, sung in Italian, but with English surtitles which must be one of the best ways to enjoy it, for Italian lends itself so beautifully to musical phrasing. Incidentally, it’s said that Rigoletto was the favourite Verdi opera of ... Read More »


Gateway Open Day

GET INVOLVED Please note that for the past 4 years Gateway 97.8 holds regular training sessions and Listener and Advisory meetings from the world of business, we meet every Tuesday evening from 6pm till 930pm at our Gateway 97.8 studios where the above is incorporated into our sessions to involve listeners involvement, local business and new volunteers who want to ... Read More »

True Blue John Baron Goes Pink

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John Baron, the Tory MP for Basildon and Billericay, goes pink for breast cancer awareness and stresses the importance of earlier diagnosis  John Baron MP is supporting Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, ‘Wear it Pink’ day. This year’s theme is ‘look good, do good’ in support of breast cancer research. On Friday 24th October, people all across the country will ... Read More »