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About a week ago, the Arthur Bugler School and Pitsea Junior School both came into us at Gateway 97.8 to take part in a workshop all about personal safety – namely, road and fire safety. The workshop was in our eyes a great success, with representatives from Essex Police and the Essex County Fire & Rescue services attending to give ... Read More »

Gateway roadshow to appear

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Gateway will be appearing at lots of events throughout the summer. as our Road show season Kicks in please support the first one JOHN BARONS MP FUN WALK The charity event, which will be held at Barleylands Farm, will feature a one-mile route and a three-mile route. Both will start at 1pm on Sunday, May 19. The day will also ... Read More »

Essex Folk

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This month we celebrate Basildon music history with a special segment on electronic music; Jo even plays a hoover!  Also, Word Up, Dodgy Vinyl, Gig Guide and great music. Read More »

Gateway Top 40 Countdown 5pm Good Friday

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Welcome to a new program called “Gateway  Top 40 Countdown” where I will be attempting  to play you all the top 40 songs from the UK official charts  from any week spanning from 1960 to 2012….. That’s 52 years of great music.  :) I will be also talking about Top 40 facts, the technology and current affairs when the songs were ... Read More »

Gateway exclusive

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Our older generation will remember that Matt Monro was the country’s top singer, who sold over 25 million records, and even Frank Sinatra rated him as one of the best! In a Gateway 97.8 exclusive over Easter, Danny Lawrence not only plays some of his hits but is joined by the late singers daughter, Michele Monro. More details to come ... Read More »

The Basildon Bond Show with ShellyD

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So, it’s finally here. Skyfall is upon us and it has been an amazing 50 years of James Bond Films too… My celebratory two hour James Bond special crammed in as many of the best Bond themes as I could plus featured interviews with Dan Jolin – The Features Editor of Empire Magazine and also Phil from Empire Cinema. The ... Read More »

Coming soon

We recently visited Ingatestone Hall a great place for a great day out Lord Petre gave us a guided tour, here the show soon on Gateway 97.8 to find out more about Ingatestone Hall click on the link http://www.ingatestonehall.com/visitors.php Read More »

Eastender in Billericay

Derek Martin (Charlie from Eastenders)  came to Billericay to light the towns Beacon as part of the Jubilee celebrations and one of thousands lit up on Monday night (4th June) across the UK. Gateway 97.8 joined the capacity crowd at the event.  Harry Carnaby reporting. Read More »

Essex Folk

Yes, this was a repeat of the show today due to technical difficulties last week.  Thanks to Ros and all at the Gateway team for giving us another chance to hear Essex Folk.  Hosted by myself, Jo Overfield and Chris Davison, with guest Matt Boulter of The Lucky Strikes.  Matt’s debut album; The Whispering Pines, is out now.  Go and ... Read More »

Coming Soon – 999 News Show this sunday

Danny Joined “a” shift last week on the beat, spending the evening with one of Basildon Police’s response teams. The show which features the work of the response officers airs on Gateway on Sunday 29th January at 3pm. Danny also talks about the new non emergency number 101, how Essex Police deal with crime in other areas of Essex, and ... Read More »