Chrissy hopped on the train from Gatwick to East Croydon, Surrey to check out the first ‘CroCroLand’ Music festival on the 6th April, catch DJ Peter Fox who kept the music going with his skills in between the bands, and Chrissy review the amazing event and hear tracks from some of the bands.
The day after the event, Foxy was hanging with none other than Croydon’s hero Captain Sensible.
The Captain has been recording locally at Panther Studios with Paul Gray, Bass player for the Damned and Local Drummer, Marty Love, from the Weird things and Johnny Moped.
The first ‘On the Front Foot’ of 2019 sees Tim Bowling and David Jay discussing local cricket before they’re joined by Stuart Warren and Trevor Stevens from Horley CC. Stuart reports on progress at Horley, then Trevor joins Tim and David to talk over last winter, and prospects for the coming season at home, in the professional game. OTFF returns on Thursday May 2nd at 7pm with guest Dan Feist of Merstham CC, now part of the Essex County Management; and pundit Andy Tharp, from Mogador Wanderers.
Described as ‘the finest woodland gardens in England’, the 240 acre Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens estate, situated to the south of Horsham, opened to the public on Saturday April 6th. This follows two years’ extensive work on the Grade 1 Listed gardens and on site facilities by new owner Penny Streeter OBE and her team. This is one of the largest UK garden restoration projects for nearly 30 years.
On Press Day, Susy Radio’s Dave King spoke to Penny Streeter’s son, Adam, who told us more about the reopening of the site after nearly 10 years of closure. Dave first asked him how he thought the press launch had gone..
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Leonardslee Head Gardener, Ray Abrahams, spoke to Susy’s Dave King about the enormous project of restoring the 240 acre garden to its former glory….
Chrissy attended the Press screening at Channel 4 HQ in London for the Documentary ‘Safe at last’ aired on the 26th February which was filmed inside a local Womens Refuge, which Chrissy also visited.
Listen again, if you missed it, to Sue Tapper, Domestic Abuse Advocate from RBWA, chat about the Documentary, and the constant battle for funding which the Refuge faces.
See the trailer for the Channel 4 “Dispatches” documentary, “Safe at Last: Inside a women’s refuge”
The programme can be viewed again on Channel 4’s “All 4” catchup service for a limited time only, by clicking HERE