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John Baron – Tory MP tells listeners why we should leave the EU

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The hottest topic for conversation on Friday’s Good Afternoon had to be the European Referendum, and John Baron, the Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay, is firmly seated in the ‘out’ camp. We also discussed local matters in the wake of the council elections which saw no significant change in Basildon this year.  Is future house building really a threat ... Read More »

Little havens

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John remembers Paul Daniels


At the end of Last year student John Jenkins spoke to Magician Paul Daniels, Paul who has sadly recently Died also came into the Gateway studios and a great supporter of Community radio, hear Johns interview again Student John Jenkins interviews top Magician Read More »

Can You Help Identify Him?


Police investigating a robbery at a petrol station have released CCTV images of a man they want to identify and speak to. He went into the shop at Belgrave Service Station in Rayleigh Road, Leigh on Sea, at 9.25pm on Friday January 1, went behind the till and threatened a staff member with a knife. He demanded money and stole ... Read More »

Adverse Weather- Winter watch


Should there be snow and adverse weather please come back to this page which will feature items for our area including school closures if necessary. Read More »

Kiss Me Kate at the Queen’s Theatre

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From a screenplay by David R Schwartz
Adapted for stage by Chris Blackwood, Shirley Jameson and Drew Jaymson
Book by Chris Blackwood
Original songs - music by Kevan Frost and Drew Jaymson, lyrics and additional songs - John Hogg

Director - Stephen Jameson
Musical Direction - Simon Lambert
Choreography - Sam McAvoy
Designer - Colin Mayes
Lighting - Adam King

Gun-toting gangsters and stormy lovers collide in Cole Porter’s mischievous musical comedy Kiss Me Kate – performed at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch from 18 – 27 February. The Queen’s stage will be filled with a large cast of 24 enormously talented vibrant young performers in an all-singing, all-dancing, energy-packed extravaganza. This dazzling Kiss Me Kate production is choc-a-bloc with 20 of ... Read More »

Pineapple and Mosaic

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What is the link between two art works with a local theme, the Pineapple and Mosaic? It’s public art. Historic England (formerly known as English Heritage) is campaigning to raise awareness of that mix of crime and carelessness that has led to the loss of millions of pounds worth of public art and, indeed, civic investment. Pineapple anybody? Has it ... Read More »

Artist Exhibits at Horndon on the Hill

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When artists talk about their work, the resulting conversation frequently gives a fascinating insight into the artistic inspirations that make them tick. Or, if you prefer, the interpreted mental construct of the individual artist’s world and interests. But hearing about the work is no substitute for seeing it, for graphics work best as rendered images rather than evanescent sound waves or ... Read More »

The Stars of 2015

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The Stars of 2015 – Reflecting the hottest artists of the last 12 months with Paul Hayes. New Years Day 2pm till 5pm Read More »

Moira Brock wins award

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ALF DOVE AWARD Moira Brock, the founder of Basildon’s La Danse Fantastique was awarded the Alf Dove Award at a ceremony held at the Towngate Theatre last night presented by the Mayor of Basildon Cllr Don Morris. Moira is the Principal and Founder of La Danse Fantastique, which was created to provide education in the performing arts for all students ... Read More »