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Derek Nash, the UK’s leading saxophonist talks to Phoenix FM

Derek Nash, the UK’s leading saxophonist talks to Phoenix FM

Michelle Ward February 12, 2016 0

  Delighted to be joined in the studio by one of the UK’s most successful and hugely talented saxophonist, writer, arranger, producer and engineer, DEREK NASH. A fancinating insight into DEREK’s life as one

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Bob Simpson & Scott Waple – Mental Health Matters Time to Talk

Michelle Ward February 5, 2016 0

Joined in the studio by Bob Simpson and Scott Waple to talk about their podcast, Mental Health Matters on TIME TO TALK DAY. Bob and Scott produce a monthly Mental Health Matters programme, covering

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TIME TO TALK – Fitness in Mind

TIME TO TALK – Fitness in Mind

Michelle Ward February 4, 2016 0

Its TIME TO TALK on Phoenix FM –  let’s get the nation talking about mental health. My guests today:- Wayne Banks – Co-Founder of Essex Mental Health Community, and Co-Founder of Fitness In Mind UK

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Leigh LUSCIOUS – Live Lovely & Singing

Leigh LUSCIOUS – Live Lovely & Singing

Michelle Ward February 3, 2016 0

Joined in the studio by the burst of energy that is Leigh Luscious! Always an entertaining interview filled with stories, live music, Jedward, X Factor, her book, Big Brother and her beautiful live performance

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Sci-fi adventure PANDORICA – Director Tom Paton tells us more

Sci-fi adventure PANDORICA – Director Tom Paton tells us more

Michelle Ward January 29, 2016 0

  Joined in the studio by Director, Film Maker and Writer, TOM PATON who came in to talk about his brand new sci fi film, PANDORICA. PANDORICA is looking to be one of the hits of

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Come join Mayflower Morris Men this Saturday 30th January

Come join Mayflower Morris Men this Saturday 30th January

Michelle Ward January 27, 2016 0

Joined in the studio by Julian Whybra who is the foreman of The Mayflower Morris Men. A fascinating chat with Julian about the history of Morris Dancing. NEW MEMBERS NEEDED! The Mayflower Morris Men

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January Book Club with Sylvia Kent & Watercolour Artist James Merriott

Michelle Ward January 25, 2016 0

Joined in the studio for this months book club by Sylvia Kent and our special guest, water colour artist, James Merriott. Tel. 01277 210728 E-mail  joanjimcca@fsmail.net Website  www.cottagecornerart.co.uk SAA website  saa.co.uk/art/jamesmerriott James’ Biography “Born

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HOMESTART NEED YOUR HELP! Brentwood!

HOMESTART NEED YOUR HELP! Brentwood!

Michelle Ward January 25, 2016 0

A pleasure to be joined in the studio by Pauline Steggles and Deborah Griffiths from the award winning charity, Homestart. Homestart has been going for 25 years and offers a valuable service for Brentwood. I

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Brentwood Bus and Rail Users Association talk Brentwood Station disruption

Brentwood Bus and Rail Users Association talk Brentwood Station disruption

Michelle Ward January 25, 2016 0

Richard Enever from the Brentwood Bus and Rail Users Association joined me to talk about the up and coming disruption at Brentwood Station. http://www.bbarua.org.uk/  

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Nick Sillitoe from the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower

Nick Sillitoe from the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower

Michelle Ward January 25, 2016 0

Joined in the studio by Nick Sillitoe from the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower who came in to discuss their recent fundraising and up and coming events. http://www.billericayrotary.org/ https://www.facebook.com/BillericayRotary/?fref=nf

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The Book Club (December) with Sylvia Kent & Director Simon Frith

The Book Club (December) with Sylvia Kent & Director Simon Frith

Michelle Ward January 5, 2016 0

  A great end to the year of Book Club with Sylvia Kent and our guest, the multi-award winning filmmaker, Director and Producer, Simon Frith. Simon came in to talk about his work and

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Chris Booth from CHAPS talks Cardiovascular Disease

Chris Booth from CHAPS talks Cardiovascular Disease

Michelle Ward December 20, 2015 0

Chris Booth the Director of CHAPS will be here each month with a show on Health Issues. Loaded with information and straight forward talking. This month Chris talks Cardiovascular Disease. WHO ARE CHAPS? CHAPS is

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On your own Christmas Day or know someone who is?

On your own Christmas Day or know someone who is?

Michelle Ward December 5, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Janet Lee, on behalf of the Methodist Churches in Billericay. This Christmas Day, Janet and others are providing lunch (free of charge and transport) for people who might

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NEW SOCKS? HELP US HELP OTHERS.

NEW SOCKS? HELP US HELP OTHERS.

Michelle Ward December 1, 2015 0

Can you help Hope and Aid Direct's Christmas appeal

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Tenek – The New Album SMOKE & MIRRORS

Tenek – The New Album SMOKE & MIRRORS

Michelle Ward November 29, 2015 0

  http://www.tenek.co.uk Joined in the studio by the boys from Tenek (Peter Steer and Geoff Pinckney) who came in to talk about their amazing new album SMOKE & MIRRORS. A packed interview with great

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The Book Club (November) with Sylvia Kent & Kate Wilkie

The Book Club (November) with Sylvia Kent & Kate Wilkie

Michelle Ward November 26, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by writer Sylvia Kent and guest, Kate Wilkie, who is the Curator at The Cater Museum at Billericay. Kate is new to the role of Curator but has been working at

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Never heard of Bowen Therapy – Hilary Sweeney explains more

Never heard of Bowen Therapy – Hilary Sweeney explains more

Michelle Ward November 22, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Hilary Sweeney to talk about Bowen Therapy which works equally as well for humans as it does for canines. Hilary is currently looking for volunteers ideally dog owners and their

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Chris Booth from CHAPS talks Skin Cancer

Chris Booth from CHAPS talks Skin Cancer

Michelle Ward November 22, 2015 0

  Chris Booth the Director of CHAPS will be here each month with a show on Health Issues. Loaded with information and straight forward talking. This month Chris talks Skin Cancer.  PART ONE PART TWO

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Jodie Folley, who is the winner of Miss Plus Size United Kingdom 2015.

Jodie Folley, who is the winner of Miss Plus Size United Kingdom 2015.

Michelle Ward November 14, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Brentwood’s own Jodie Folley, who is the winner of Miss Plus Size United Kingdom 2015. Jodie talked about how important is it just to be you, whatever size

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Christian Growth Centre celebrate – Come Along!

Christian Growth Centre celebrate – Come Along!

Michelle Ward November 12, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Andy and Jane Robb who lead the Christian Growth Centre Billericay. To coincide with CGC third anniversary, on November 14th they launch the first of their Saturday night Encounter God events and at which

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All She Knows – Live Music & Interview

All She Knows – Live Music & Interview

Michelle Ward November 11, 2015 0

Fantastic live music in the studio with Glasgow based ALL SHE KNOWS -Ting  (Keyboards) Gary (Vocals) Logan (Drums) George (Guitar) Ross (Bass) As the Scottish accent is my personal favourite I thought I was in heaven

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World Diabetes Day Event Saturday 14th November Brentwood

World Diabetes Day Event Saturday 14th November Brentwood

Michelle Ward November 10, 2015 0

Interview with Sharon Roberts, Eastern Regional Manager, of Diabetes UK. Sharon joined me to discuss Talking Diabetes (Brentwood Local Group). They are holding their event day on Saturday 14th November from 10am – 4.30pm. Saturday also happens

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MisteR LEES live in the studio

MisteR LEES live in the studio

Michelle Ward November 7, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by MisteR LEES who is an incredible vocalist/singer songerwriter from Essex. Interview and Live Performance (Part One) Interview and Live Performance (Part Two) Interview and Album Track (Part Three) A

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Writer Kimberley Lieb talks Someone Hiding in the Shadows

Writer Kimberley Lieb talks Someone Hiding in the Shadows

Michelle Ward October 28, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by local writer Kimberley Lieb who came in to give inspiration to any budding writer out there. Her book is published next year Someone Hiding in the Shadows and you

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A tribute to Charles Myers from Vicky Davies

A tribute to Charles Myers from Vicky Davies

Michelle Ward October 27, 2015 0

  A tribute for Charles Myers from Cllr Vicky Davies. BRENTWOOD Liberal Democrat  It is with immense sadness that we announce that Charles Myers, former Liberal Democrat councillor and group leader, has passed away

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The Book Club (October) with Sylvia Kent & Andrew Summers

The Book Club (October) with Sylvia Kent & Andrew Summers

Michelle Ward October 25, 2015 0

PART ONE PAR TWO Joined in the studio for this months book club with Sylvia Kent and Andrew Summers. ANDREW SUMMERS Was born within the sound of Bow Bells (on a quiet day), 18

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New Town Utopia – Film Director/Producer Christopher Smith talks about his documentary on Basildon

New Town Utopia – Film Director/Producer Christopher Smith talks about his documentary on Basildon

Michelle Ward October 21, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by film producer and director, Christopher Smith. Over the past 2 years Christopher has been developing a documentary film that’s focused on Basildon, called New Town Utopia.  http://modernmovingimage.com/newtownutopia/.  The project

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Men’s Health Check – Prostate Cancer Awareness

Men’s Health Check – Prostate Cancer Awareness

Michelle Ward October 18, 2015 0

Chris Booth the Director of CHAPS will be here each month with a show on Men’s Health Issues. Loaded with information and straight forward talking. This month Chris talks Prostate Cancer Awareness. PART ONE

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Richard Digance  Award-winning comedian and folk singer – BOOK NOW to see him at THE QUEENS THEATRE 25th OCTOBER

Richard Digance Award-winning comedian and folk singer – BOOK NOW to see him at THE QUEENS THEATRE 25th OCTOBER

Michelle Ward October 9, 2015 0

    It was a pleasure to interview the awarding Award-winning comedian and folk singer Richard Digance (who thought that I sounded rather posh.. if only for the introduction hahaha). A great show coming

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Echoic – interview & tracks from their debut EP – Testify

Echoic – interview & tracks from their debut EP – Testify

Michelle Ward October 7, 2015 0

After what seemed like ages of being a stalker, I finally managed to meet the great lads and lass from the super band Echoic. I have been playing their single Last Train for ages on my show

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The Book Club (August) with Sylvia Kent

The Book Club (August) with Sylvia Kent

Michelle Ward September 25, 2015 0

Sylvia& Michelle (knew I should of brushed my hair!). Joined in the studio by Sylvia Kent for this months Book Club. We talked about The Chicken & Frog Bookshop and all the great work

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SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER FRANKIES CAR & VINTAGE MARKET – Alan Mason tells us more!

SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER FRANKIES CAR & VINTAGE MARKET – Alan Mason tells us more!

Michelle Ward September 17, 2015 0

Alan Mason is the organiser of Frankie’s Classic Car & Bike Festival with Vintage Market taking place on Sunday 20th September 10am – 4pm. Alan talks about how he got involved with the hospice

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Piccola Launches New Website & Celebrates 5 years in Brentwood

Piccola Launches New Website & Celebrates 5 years in Brentwood

Michelle Ward September 16, 2015 0

Emma Tonkinson and Molly Howsego from Piccola Joined in the studio by Emma and Molly from Piccola. Piccola celebrated five years in Brentwood on Saturday, having opened in September 2010, Emma and Molly tell us

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Dave Sherrif live at Queens Theatre Hornchurch 20th September

Dave Sherrif live at Queens Theatre Hornchurch 20th September

Michelle Ward September 13, 2015 0

Joined on the line by musician DAVE SHERRIF who will be performing at the stunning QUEENS THEATRE on SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 7.30PM The multi-talented Dave Sherrif and the versatile Together Band are perform a mix of

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Shilos Land play tracks from their new EP

Shilos Land play tracks from their new EP

Michelle Ward September 12, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Shilos Land. A great bunch of lads with some exciting new music, original and bloody catchy as hell. Paul Copesteak, Callum Eve and Tony Eve are Shilos Land. We talked

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Your chance to meet the Founder of Street Pastors

Your chance to meet the Founder of Street Pastors

Michelle Ward September 10, 2015 0

  Billericay Street Pastor, Noisy Phil, joined me on the line to talk about the exciting up and coming event on September 16th called Word & Worship. If you are interested in becoming a

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Peter Stremes from St Francis Hospice 03-09-2015

Peter Stremes from St Francis Hospice 03-09-2015

Michelle Ward September 3, 2015 0

PETER TALKS INDEPTH ABOUT THE WORK OF THE HOSPICE & SOME SUPRISING FACTS FUNDRAISING PLUS UP & COMING EVENTS Joined in the studio by Peter Stremes: PR & Communications Manager for St Francis Hospice

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Cam Southcott plays live in the studio

Cam Southcott plays live in the studio

Michelle Ward September 2, 2015 0

  PART ONE PART TWO Joined in the studio by violinist Cam Southcott. Cam performed three tracks live in the studio and talked about his music and musical future. For more http://camsouthcottmusic.weebly.com/ Twitter @CamSouthcott

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EMB host Michelle Ward plays the violin (first time for everything)

Michelle Ward September 2, 2015 0

  Hannah was celebrating her birthday and it was rude not to sing Happy Birthday and send some good wishes on my radio show. As I had Cam Southcott in the studio with his violin

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Community Funding – Brentwood Lighting Up & More

Community Funding – Brentwood Lighting Up & More

Michelle Ward August 26, 2015 0

Councillor William Russell, Chair of Community & Health Committee joined me in the studio to talk about Funding, Brentwood Lighting Up and more. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS Sunday 6th September Funding Looking for funding? Brentwood Borough Council has

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Stefan Drake – LATE SUMMER VIBES

Stefan Drake – LATE SUMMER VIBES

Michelle Ward August 20, 2015 0

Spoke to Guitarist, Producer, DJ and remixer, Stefan Drake who has travelled the world and DJ’d at some of the biggest events in dance music. I’ve been playing out his new track, LATE SUMMER VIBES

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Fantastic Live Vocals/Guitart from Roisin O’Hagan

Fantastic Live Vocals/Guitart from Roisin O’Hagan

Michelle Ward August 19, 2015 0

A brilliant live acoustic performance from Roisin O’Hagan in the studio today. Roisin is a 17 year old singer/songwriter from Essex and as she says “Writing too many songs, spending too much time with a guitar”

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Lauren Cresswell Singer Songwriter talks about her forthcoming album

Lauren Cresswell Singer Songwriter talks about her forthcoming album

Michelle Ward August 16, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Lauren Cresswell who is a 20 year old singer songwriter from Essex. Another home grown talent! We talked about her new single, MOVING ON and her forthcoming album. Laurens

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Quiet Storm talks Music, Mykonos & Show Me

Quiet Storm talks Music, Mykonos & Show Me

Michelle Ward August 13, 2015 0

INTERVIEW PART ONE INTERVIEW PART TWO My guest, Dean Aslett AKA Quiet Storm, joined me to talk about his new single and forthcoming album all the way from the beautiful island of Mykonos. We featured the

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Singer Ian Foreman Live in the studio

Singer Ian Foreman Live in the studio

Michelle Ward August 11, 2015 0

 PART ONE PART TWO Great to be joined by a singer, DJ, radio presenter and lead singer with Dr Zero & the Hotheads, Ian Foreman, who can blast out a soul/blues tune with ease. A quick cup

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CALLING ALL MEN! CHAPS Men’s Health Charity

CALLING ALL MEN! CHAPS Men’s Health Charity

Michelle Ward August 11, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Chris Booth FRCS, Clinical Director of CHAPS Men’s Health Charity. FREE HEALTH CHECKS – Check website for details (next 19th August, Essex County Cricket Club) CHAPS is a

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New Venture Players their new production – ELLENS LOVE

New Venture Players their new production – ELLENS LOVE

Michelle Ward August 10, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Linda Beaney, writer, director and co founder of The New Venture Players who was here to talk about their production, ELLENS LOVE. This is a true story of a woman

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Interview with Warriors of the Dystotheque

Interview with Warriors of the Dystotheque

Michelle Ward August 8, 2015 0

Great to talk to Jonny Mac, Producer, Engineer and DJ from the Warriors of the Dystotheque. The band are composed of DJ / Producer / Engineers Jonny Mac, Sean and The Brothers Nylon; Mike

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Queens Theatre’s New Production – ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN

Queens Theatre’s New Production – ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN

Michelle Ward August 7, 2015 0

  Joined on the line by actor/musician, Cameron Jones to talk about the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, WORLD PREMIERE of  ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, an explosive rock ‘n’ roll musical opening on 21 August. This brand new

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The Burns Brothers – Live Music & Interview

The Burns Brothers – Live Music & Interview

Michelle Ward August 4, 2015 0

  Entertaining interview with The Burns Brothers Gerry slattery- Lead Vocals and Guitar Robert Shuffle- Guitar and Saxophone who are a duo who play all over Essex and beyond. Great when musicians just come in, sit

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The Book Club (July) Sylvia Kent & Alan Wood

The Book Club (July) Sylvia Kent & Alan Wood

Michelle Ward August 1, 2015 0

    Joining Sylvia Kent for this months Book Club is Editor of the hugely successful The Brentwood Gazette. BOOK CLUB UPDATES WITH SYLIVA ALAN WOODS IN INTERVIEW Got a news story? Get in contact with

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The Retrobates

The Retrobates

Michelle Ward July 29, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by local band, The Retrobates – Richie, Ian, Steve and Andy. The band have an unique sound taking tunes from the 70’s and 80’s and reproducing in a 1950’s Rockabilly Style. Tracks

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Kenny Ball Junior & his Jazzmen

Kenny Ball Junior & his Jazzmen

Michelle Ward July 23, 2015 0

  We started off the interview with laughing and so it continued. Its always a pleasure to have Keith Ball in the studio who is a fantastic singer/songwriter/arranger/drummer who fronts the amazing Kenny Ball

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The Crocked Monsieurs – Full Interview & new album preview

The Crocked Monsieurs – Full Interview & new album preview

Michelle Ward July 20, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by THE CROCKED MONSIEURS that’s Chris Howard (Lead Vocals, lead Guitar, Keyboards) and Colin Batters (Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica). Fun interview with two talented musicians who just love producing

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How can Network Marketing work for you?

Michelle Ward July 20, 2015 1

    Joined by entrepreneur Charlotte Chalkley who gave us an insight into Network Marketing and Jeunesse Products. If you would like to know more get in touch with Charlotte:- www.charlottechalkley.jeunesseglobal.com Tel: 01245 790161 Facebook: charlotte

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Paolo Morena talks Brentwood Festival plus an Exclusive track & More!

Paolo Morena talks Brentwood Festival plus an Exclusive track & More!

Michelle Ward July 16, 2015 0

  PART ONE   PART TWO Always a pleasure to be joined in the studio by singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist, Paolo Morena. Paolo will be on stage at 4.45pm Saturday 18th July at The

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1st August mega charity fundraiser event 12pm – 12am!

1st August mega charity fundraiser event 12pm – 12am!

Michelle Ward July 16, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Susan Dines and Tina Hurley talking about a charity fundraiser for Headway Essex in memory of Ben Dines. DATE: SATURDAY 1ST AUGUST START: 12.30pm until 12am! WHERE: Selex sport

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Live music with Valerio Lysander

Live music with Valerio Lysander

Michelle Ward July 15, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by the very talented singer/songwriter/pianist Valerio Lysander. Discovering Valerio’s music has been wonderful and to have him play live in the studio with note perfect vocal and piano performances was a

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Rich Clifford & The Young Once LIVE IN BRENTWOOD SATURDAY 11TH JULY

Rich Clifford & The Young Once LIVE IN BRENTWOOD SATURDAY 11TH JULY

Michelle Ward July 8, 2015 0

    Joining me in the studio and playing live, Rich Clifford and The Young Once ahead of their gig this weekend, Saturday 11th July:- Bardswell Club, Bardswell  Close, Brentwood. Essex CM14 4TJ 01277

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MATTHEW SHEPHERD Debut Album ‘TOP OF THE TREE’

MATTHEW SHEPHERD Debut Album ‘TOP OF THE TREE’

Michelle Ward July 1, 2015 0

Joined in the studio Matthew Shepherd who came in to talk about his debut album TOP OF THE TREE. PART ONE PART TWO We got to hear two live tracks and one pre recorded:-

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March to Save Old House, Brentwood 30TH JUNE 6.30PM

March to Save Old House, Brentwood 30TH JUNE 6.30PM

Michelle Ward June 30, 2015 0

      Joined in the studio by Mike Le Surf to talk about plans to sell The Old House, Brentwood. Join the March this evening! On Tuesday night councillors will be voting to

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Thai Food, A Movie Star & Karaoke in Brentwood!

Thai Food, A Movie Star & Karaoke in Brentwood!

Michelle Ward June 27, 2015 0

  Had a fabulous evening at Brentwood’s Thai Boulevard in South Street Brentwood. A delicious selection of food and everyone was looked after by the wonderful Amy and her staff. Also joining their Karaoke launch

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The Brentwood Art & Heritage Trail 2015

The Brentwood Art & Heritage Trail 2015

Michelle Ward June 27, 2015 0

    Joined in the studio by Lucy Gill and Laurie Edmonds to talk about The Brentwood Art & Heritage Trail 2015. DETAILS 29 June to 12 July Welcome to Brentwood’s seventh Summer of Art, showcasing

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Free Shenfield Jazz Festival on Sunday 28th June

Free Shenfield Jazz Festival on Sunday 28th June

Michelle Ward June 27, 2015 0

Great to talk to Nish Patel from Nish Patel from The Shenfield Wine Co about this weekend’s Jazz Festival which is taking place Sunday 28th June from 12pm onwards near Shenfield Library. The event has

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ASK MOLLY – The Funny Side of Beauty – June 2015

ASK MOLLY – The Funny Side of Beauty – June 2015

Michelle Ward June 25, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Molly Miller talking about this weeks must have beauty products. You can hear our interview again here: PRODUCT LIST MAC Le Disko range from July 2015 Eyeshadow £16 Lush

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The Book Club (June) with Sylvia Kent & Peter Dowse

The Book Club (June) with Sylvia Kent & Peter Dowse

Michelle Ward June 23, 2015 0

PART ONE PART TWO June Book Club with Sylvia Kent and Peter Dowse. MORE ABOUT PETER DOWSE Dowse.Peter joined the rotary in 1996 whilst in charge of Kensington Police Station he became their president

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Author Peter Jones talks The Good Guys Guide to Getting the Girl

Author Peter Jones talks The Good Guys Guide to Getting the Girl

Michelle Ward June 19, 2015 0

    PART ONE PART TWO A regular guest at Phoenix FM with HAPPY CLUB, author and  self help Guru, Peter Jones,  joined me to talk about his debut fictional book, THE GOOD GUYS GUIDE

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An Evening of Burlesque at The Queens Theatre 24th June

An Evening of Burlesque at The Queens Theatre 24th June

Michelle Ward June 17, 2015 0

REVIEW What a totally fabulous Evening of Burlesque. An Evening of Burlesque I spoke to Burlesque Legend, Isabella Bliss who is staring in An Evening of Burlesque.  A stunning night of sophisticated tease, tassels and

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Brentwood Tattoo – July 11th

Brentwood Tattoo – July 11th

Michelle Ward June 16, 2015 0

  John Wyndham MBE joined me in the studio to talk about The Brentwood Tattoo which looks like its going to be an absolutely amazing event in Brentwood. DONT MISS OUT… find out more from

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Author Laurie Ellingham talks about her debut novel, ‘The Reluctant Celebrity’

Author Laurie Ellingham talks about her debut novel, ‘The Reluctant Celebrity’

Michelle Ward June 14, 2015 0

    Joined in the studio by local author Laurie Ellingham who came in to talk about her debut book THE RELUCTANT CELEBRITY. The book is getting rave reviews so secure yourself a copy

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Electric Child House launch their debut EP

Electric Child House launch their debut EP

Michelle Ward June 10, 2015 0

Click here to listen to the interview again: I was fortunate enough to see Electric Child House at last year’s Brentwood Festival and they are a superb live band, with brilliant songs and one hell

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Find out more about – Headway Essex

Find out more about – Headway Essex

Michelle Ward June 10, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Rosie Wren, Fundraising Assistant, of Headway Essex who came in to talk about the great work that this charity does as part of National Carers Week. Headway Essex have some

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Sophie Jill Singer/Songwriter – Live

Sophie Jill Singer/Songwriter – Live

Michelle Ward June 8, 2015 0

PART ONE PART TWO Joined in the studio by the very talented vocalist/songwriter Sophie Jill and her guitarist/co writer David Nevard. Sophie talks about her music and performed two live tracks and we got

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Carers week – Family Carer Advice Event Friday 12th June

Carers week – Family Carer Advice Event Friday 12th June

Michelle Ward June 8, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Steve Willoughby, Managing Director of Home Instead Senior Care. Steve came in to talk about the Carer Advice Event on the 12th June, from 12-4pm at the Brentwood Cathedral Hall, Ingrave

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Psychotherapist & EMDR Practioner Carol Finney talks OCD

Psychotherapist & EMDR Practioner Carol Finney talks OCD

Michelle Ward May 26, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Carol Finney BSc (HONS) CBT. Psychotherapist & EMDR Practioner who came in to talk about OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder) and treatments available. For more information on Carol and the

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Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Awareness Week

Michelle Ward May 21, 2015 0

    Joined in the studio by Nicky Smith from and Steve Willoughby to talk about Dementia Awareness Week and the monthly tea dances to help promote well being. Nick Smith is from Fitness in Mind

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Have you got The X Factor – Auditions in Essex!

Have you got The X Factor – Auditions in Essex!

Michelle Ward May 19, 2015 0

Did I manage to get any gossip from Producer Tom from the X Factor? Check the interview about for more details! Have you got The X Factor? Well its your chance to shine and

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Fitness in Mind

Mental Health Awareness Week: Fitness in Mind

Michelle Ward May 15, 2015 0

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 11-17 May this year and I was joined in the studio for the launch by Dave Kennard, Wayne Banks, Roger Davidson and Nicky Smith. We talked about

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Peter Jones with Happy Club

Peter Jones with Happy Club

Michelle Ward May 12, 2015 0

Author Peter Jones – Brilliant photography by Michelle Ward   ABOUT PETER Author and self help master, Peter Jones, joined me in the studio with this months Happy Club. Hilarious and informative. This months topic

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April Book Club with Sylvia Kent & Susan Hegedus

April Book Club with Sylvia Kent & Susan Hegedus

Michelle Ward May 8, 2015 0

    Joined for this months Book Club with co host Sylvia Kent and our guest writer Susan Hegedus. Susan’s new book Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook for Real Men  with A 7-Day Eating Plan

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Duke Special chats to Phoenix FM

Duke Special chats to Phoenix FM

Michelle Ward April 29, 2015 0

A flying visit into Phoenix from Duke Special who was on his way to Brighton’s Komedia  to perform an acoustic gig and tracks from his new album Look out Machines and the single Nail on the

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An amazing live performance from Helen Connelly

An amazing live performance from Helen Connelly

Michelle Ward April 18, 2015 0

In Session with Singer Songwrite Helen Connelly by Michelle Ward on Mixcloud Joined in the studio by the very bubbly and beautifully voiced Helen Connelly along with her co writer/guitarist Crazz. Helen performed three

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Rich Clifford & The Young Once in interview

Rich Clifford & The Young Once in interview

Michelle Ward April 16, 2015 0

Great fun to be joined in the studio by Julian “Rich” Clifford Vocals & Ernie (lead guitar) who came in to talk about their band Rich Clifford & The Young Once. The band are made up of

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RUSH HAIR & BEAUTY 50% Off Check here for details

RUSH HAIR & BEAUTY 50% Off Check here for details

Michelle Ward April 11, 2015 0

RUSH HAIR & BEAUTY is opening its brand new salon in Brentwood. Grand opening Saturday 11th April at 10am. Enjoy 50% off (subject to terms and conditions) YES 50% off!!!! So book now for future

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Dr Sally Lockyer talks Grove House School

Michelle Ward March 25, 2015 0

    Joined in the studio by Dr Sally Lockyer, chair of governors, from Grove House School. Grove House School offer intensive support for pupils with Speech, Language  and Communication Difficulties A specialist school

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The Daisy Bowlers

The Daisy Bowlers

Michelle Ward March 23, 2015 0

      Grammy nominated! Playing at Ronnie Scotts! Worked with some of the top musicians in the industry! The Daisy Bowlers are a fine stable of vocalists/musicians. Great to have live music in the

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The Beeches – Helping you live life to the full

The Beeches – Helping you live life to the full

Michelle Ward March 19, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Matthew Green Client Liaison Manager at The Beeches who came in to talk about couples living at The Beeches plus lots more about this fantastic care and nursing home.

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The Rotary Club of Brentwood Spring Concert Saturday 21st March. COME ALONG!

The Rotary Club of Brentwood Spring Concert Saturday 21st March. COME ALONG!

Michelle Ward March 17, 2015 0

    Join in the studio by Adrian Phillips of The Brentwood Rotary Club who came in, along with a fabulous Easter Egg (for me, I’m not sharing) to talk about The Spring Concert

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Can you help Brentwood County High School’s Community Day?

Can you help Brentwood County High School’s Community Day?

Michelle Ward March 17, 2015 0

Brentwood County High School's 2nd Community Day will be taking place on 19 June

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Singer Songwriter Pianist Deianira Hunter

Singer Songwriter Pianist Deianira Hunter

Michelle Ward March 17, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by the talented musician, singer, songwriter and Pianist Deianira Hunter (pronounced Di an nar rar). Since we last heard from Deianira, she has been working on a new sound and has

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Chris Dabbs Charity Bike Ride to Paris

Chris Dabbs Charity Bike Ride to Paris

Michelle Ward March 14, 2015 0

Joined in the studio Chris Dabbs who is riding 500km to Paris in September for charity. Chris and his team will also be riding other large sponsored rides including classic London to Brighton, The Thames Bridges

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The Military Tattoo Brentwood – July 2015

The Military Tattoo Brentwood – July 2015

Michelle Ward March 13, 2015 0

    Joined in the studio by Johnpaul Wyndham, Band Director of the Brentwood Imperial Youth Band along with his Dad. Johnpaul came in to talk about this years Military Tattoo on Saturday July 11th

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Sign up for The Essex Easter Jazz Course – Tony Sandeman

Sign up for The Essex Easter Jazz Course – Tony Sandeman

Michelle Ward March 10, 2015 0

  Come and join some of the finest jazz musicians in Essex for an amazing Jazz Course http://essexeasterjazz.com/ There have been some excellent reviews of last years course, this is for experienced musicians or starters

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Victoria Eisermann talks THE K9-ANGELS

Victoria Eisermann talks THE K9-ANGELS

Michelle Ward March 9, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Victoria Eisermann who came in to talk about the excellent work of The K-9 Angels. Who are K-9 Angels? K-9 Angels is a UK registered charity created by

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Race for Life is back! Come on you pink ladies!

Race for Life is back! Come on you pink ladies!

Michelle Ward March 9, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Courtney Culverhouse who is the Event Manager for Race for Life. Get sponsorship and enjoy a fantastic day out for the whole family, with a stage for entertainment,

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Actor Fred Broom talks Boeing! Boeing!

Actor Fred Broom talks Boeing! Boeing!

Michelle Ward February 28, 2015 0

Joined on by actor Fred Broom who is starring as Bernard in Boeing! Boeing! at The Queens Theatre Hornchurch. Boeing! Boeing! A flight path to comic catastrophe… The hilarious classic farce Boeing! Boeing! will

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February Book Club with Sylvia Kent & Danielle Chinnon

February Book Club with Sylvia Kent & Danielle Chinnon

Michelle Ward February 26, 2015 0

Along with Book Club Host Sylvia Kent another fabulous guest this month writer Danielle Chinnon. Danielle also read out two short 100 word stories  live on air. SHORT STORY DAVE (100 words) SHORT STORY TRAITORS GATE

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Carol Finney talks Therapy/Assistance Dogs

Carol Finney talks Therapy/Assistance Dogs

Michelle Ward February 26, 2015 0

  Joined in the studio by Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Carol Finney and her dog Meg. Carol came in to talk about Therapy and Assistance dogs.  Carol is a very positive person who always brings a positive

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Dave Mascall live in the studio

Dave Mascall live in the studio

Michelle Ward February 19, 2015 0

  Its always a pleasure to have live music in the studio and when it is played live and so beautifully it makes it even more special. Dave Mascall is a phenomenal guitarist, composer,

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Want to walk on HOT COALS for charity?

Want to walk on HOT COALS for charity?

Michelle Ward February 19, 2015 0

        Joining me in the studio, Mary Hills trustee for Frontline talking about BRENTWOOD FIRE WALK. Last years event raised 16k for lots of worthy charities, you can take part, raise

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Charlotte Nial from Cranwell House Skin Clinic and Medi Spa.

Charlotte Nial from Cranwell House Skin Clinic and Medi Spa.

Michelle Ward February 15, 2015 0

Joining me in the studio is Charlotte Nial, Clinic Director, from Cranwell House Skin Clinic and Medi Spa. Charlotte’s passion is skin health and as I mentioned on air, she has the most beautiful skin,

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ASK MOLLY BEAUTY (21.01.15)

Michelle Ward February 11, 2015 0

  Joined by the Beauty Queen of Brentwood for our twice monthly beauty feature. PRODUCTS Limited Edition Invisibobble  £3.75 Urban Outfitters Lip Smackers £2.50 Top Shop Transforumlas Lip Volume £29.95 www.transformulas.com Ponds Cold Cream

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January Book Club Syliva Kent & Barry Kirk

January Book Club Syliva Kent & Barry Kirk

Michelle Ward February 8, 2015 0

    Joined in the studio for this months book club with Sylvia Kent and Barry Kirk. Barry is a former newspaper Editor, journalist and is now an artist, photographer and delves into the

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Time To Talk – campaign to end mental health discrimination

Time To Talk – campaign to end mental health discrimination

Michelle Ward February 6, 2015 0

  Time To Talk Day – Thursday 5th February 2015 As part of the Time To Change campaign to end mental health discrimination, this is the second annual Time To Talk Day and we’re

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REACH (Rehabilitation, Education, Assessment Centre for Hippotherapy)

REACH (Rehabilitation, Education, Assessment Centre for Hippotherapy)

Michelle Ward February 3, 2015 0

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Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Carol Finney

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Carol Finney

Michelle Ward January 28, 2015 0

Joined in the studio by Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Carol Finney who came in to talk about loneliness and how you can resolve it.  Carol is a very positive person who always brings a positive

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Billericay Street Pastor Noisy Phil

Michelle Ward January 28, 2015 0

    Always a pleasure to chat to Billericay Street Pastor Noisy Phil who along with the Brentwood & Billericay Street Pastors do so much good work. They help the upset, lost, drunken, lonely

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Sultry Vocals from Rozie T

Sultry Vocals from Rozie T

Michelle Ward January 28, 2015 0

  A welcome return to Phoenix FM for the talented singer and songwriter,  Rozie T. Performing live in the studio! Her voice really does stand out in a sea of female vocalists, unique, smooth

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ASK MOLLY BEAUTY (24.12.14)

ASK MOLLY BEAUTY (24.12.14)

Michelle Ward January 27, 2015 0

Christmas Eve Beauty with Molly Miller. THIS WEEKS PRODUCTS COMING SHORTLY….   Molly Miller Beauty Editor Essex Chronicle Media Group Hertfordshire Midweek Mercury Phoenix 98FM www.askmollybeauty.com Twitter @askmollybeauty DONT FORGET CHECK OUT MOLLY’S BLOG

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Leigh Luscious Live. Whooooop Deeee Dooooo!

Leigh Luscious Live. Whooooop Deeee Dooooo!

Michelle Ward January 21, 2015 1

I call Leigh Luscious the female Billy Bragg, the woman has so much energy on and off stage its incredible. Besides being a song writer/singer/guitarist and dedicated runner (five miles a day or twenty

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Brentwood Businesses Can you Help?

Brentwood Businesses Can you Help?

Michelle Ward January 10, 2015 0

  Andy Woodcock, Project Co-ordinator, at Brentwood Community Print joined me in the studio to talk about their new work placement scheme and they need support from local businesses and charities.  http://www.brentwoodcommunityprint.org.uk/ Who are

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Paolo Morena In Interview & Live

Paolo Morena In Interview & Live

Michelle Ward January 7, 2015 0

http://paulmorena.com/ Joined in the studio by the fantastic local singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist, Paolo Morena. In this interview we hear tracks from Paolo’s new album THEMIGHTYSMALL and talk about his passion for music. With three

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Author Peter Jones Keeps you Positive this Christmas

Author Peter Jones Keeps you Positive this Christmas

Michelle Ward December 27, 2014 0

Peter Jones and the Belgian buns   Peter is one of my regular guests on Eat my Brunch and we always have a riot when he comes into the studio. Peter Jones new book

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ASK MOLLY (12.12.14)

ASK MOLLY (12.12.14)

Michelle Ward December 23, 2014 0

  Molly Miller with what’s in the box? Our twice monthly chat with Beauty Expert Molly Miller, always great fun. THIS WEEKS PRODUCTS Joan Collins Eye Quad £25 Joan Collins Glorious Lipgloss £18 ww.joancollinsbeauty.com

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Em, Mel, Dan, Scott Ross with Posh Christmas and sinister Christmas Songs

Em, Mel, Dan, Scott Ross with Posh Christmas and sinister Christmas Songs

Michelle Ward December 17, 2014 0

A snippet from yesterdays show…. Em singing, sinister Christmas songs, Scott Ross and his posh Father Christmas plus your answers to the question of the day. Enjoy!    

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Nick Mason chats exclusively to Phoenix FM

Nick Mason chats exclusively to Phoenix FM

Michelle Ward December 16, 2014 2

Legendary Pink Floyd drummer spends some time with Michelle Ward

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Local writer Cara White

Local writer Cara White

Michelle Ward December 6, 2014 0

Young local writer Cara White came in to talk about her NEW BOOK THE REDEMPTION OF SOLD ALICE Find out more about Cara and her books at http://carawhitewrites.blogspot.co.uk/?view=classic The Redemption of Sold Alice –

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Antiques Roadshow Event at The Beeches 9th December Come Along!

Antiques Roadshow Event at The Beeches 9th December Come Along!

Michelle Ward December 6, 2014 0

  Joined in the studio by the very cheerful Sue Smith (General Manager) and Chloe Baldwin, (Activities Manager) from The Beeches. You can tell when people really love their jobs because they smile a lot and

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ASK MOLLY BEAUTY (28.11.14)

ASK MOLLY BEAUTY (28.11.14)

Michelle Ward December 4, 2014 0

  Beauty like you have never heard it. Our review of this weeks beauty products. Don’t forgot in the words of Molly.. SPRAY YEAH LION……check out interview to find out more.   THIS WEEKS

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Richie Milton & Bill Farrow Live Music

Richie Milton & Bill Farrow Live Music

Michelle Ward December 3, 2014 0

    Regular guests at Phoenix are the fantastic Richie Milton and Bill Farrow. For some reason today, although I have met and interviewed them several times I was getting their names mixed up! The

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The Book Club with Sylvia Kent & writer Reg Haynes

The Book Club with Sylvia Kent & writer Reg Haynes

Michelle Ward December 2, 2014 0

This months book Club was a very fascinating chat with Reg Haynes who came in to talk about his superb memoir. At 95, Reg  is the oldest member of The BRENTWOOD WRITERS CIRCLE and also

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Alternative World Pageant  – Natasha Worby tells me more

Alternative World Pageant – Natasha Worby tells me more

Michelle Ward December 1, 2014 0

  Joined in the studio by Natasha Worby to talk about The Alternative World Pageant. Its a fantastic idea by this talented photographer so find out more how to enter this amazing competition which

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Sparkle Dance & Fitness talk Brentwood Lighting Up

Sparkle Dance & Fitness talk Brentwood Lighting Up

Michelle Ward November 28, 2014 0

  Joined in the studio by Jane Chinery Sparkle Dance & Fitness who will be at Brentwood Lighting up this weekend with 40 of her star pupils performing on the main stage at 1.00pm on wards. They

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Chief Inspector Denise Morrisey talks Domestic Violence Awareness Week

Chief Inspector Denise Morrisey talks Domestic Violence Awareness Week

Michelle Ward November 28, 2014 0

  Joined in the studio by Chief Inspector Denise Morrisey who was here to talk about Domestic Violence Awareness Week. DCI Denise Morrissey, of Essex Police, was rewarded at the National Police Bravery Awards for her

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ROCK CHOIR’S Andrew Small talks Brentwood Lighting Up

ROCK CHOIR’S Andrew Small talks Brentwood Lighting Up

Michelle Ward November 27, 2014 0

  Andrew Small, Choir Leader from Rock Choir joined me today to talk about their up and coming performance at Brentwood Lighting Up this Saturday 29th November on Brentwood High Street. Andrew explains all about the

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Be Part of The Candle-Lit Parade BRENTWOOD LIGHTING UP

Be Part of The Candle-Lit Parade BRENTWOOD LIGHTING UP

Michelle Ward November 26, 2014 0

Joined in the studio by Chris Boyland from Churches together with all the information on this years Candle-Lit Parade at Brentwood Lighting Up and how you can be part of this amazing event. WANT

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Brentwood Centre Weekly News

Brentwood Centre Weekly News

Michelle Ward November 26, 2014 0