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Sunday Sunrise – 2nd June – Last Show … For Now

Sunday Sunrise – 2nd June – Last Show … For Now

Stephen Bealey June 2, 2013 0

Snapshot of Stories An asteroid that measures nearly 2.7km (1.7 miles) across has flown past the Earth.  The space rock, which is called 1998 QE2, is so large that it is orbited by its

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Sunday Sunrise – 26th May – Cheeky Bank Holiday Weekend

Sunday Sunrise – 26th May – Cheeky Bank Holiday Weekend

Stephen Bealey May 26, 2013 0

Snapshot of Stories Walking and texting is leading to a spate of collision-related injuries. Could a new app be the answer?  We’ve all done it. You’re walking down the street and the familiar beep

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Sunday Sunrise – 12th May – 4 Hour Breakfast … phew!

Sunday Sunrise – 12th May – 4 Hour Breakfast … phew!

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Snapshot of Stories British scientists say they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30%.  The Cambridge-based National Institute of Agricultural Botany has combined an ancient ancestor of wheat

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Sunday Sunrise – 5th May – Back From Travels

Sunday Sunrise – 5th May – Back From Travels

Stephen Bealey May 5, 2013 0

Snapshot of Stories More than 700 biscuit athletes have entered a throwing competition in Dorset.  The Dorset Knob Throwing contest in Cattistock involves participants tossing a locally made, spherical biscuit as far as they

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Sunday Sunrise – 21st April – Happy Birthday Queen!

Sunday Sunrise – 21st April – Happy Birthday Queen!

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Snapshot of Stories Hundreds of extra police officers will be on duty at the London Marathon later in a bid to reassure runners and spectators after the Boston bombings.  More than 35,000 runners are

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Sunday Sunrise – 14th March – Hottest Day Of The Year … 20 deg C

Sunday Sunrise – 14th March – Hottest Day Of The Year … 20 deg C

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Snapshot of Stories Micro-blogging site Twitter is rumoured to be launching a new music service after buying the music discovery site We Are Hunted.  We Are Hunted confirmed the deal, adding “there’s no question that

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Sunday Sunrise – 7th April 2013 – The Sun Has (finally!) Got His Hat On

Sunday Sunrise – 7th April 2013 – The Sun Has (finally!) Got His Hat On

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Snapshot of Stories A police officer suing a garage after she tripped on a kerb is continuing with her compensation claim despite calls for her to withdraw it.  Kelly Jones, 33, is seeking payment

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Sunday Sunrise – 24th March 2013 – More Snow?!

Sunday Sunrise – 24th March 2013 – More Snow?!

Stephen Bealey March 24, 2013 0

Snapshot of Stories Nestle is recalling some of its varieties of Chunky Kit Kat after seven people found pieces of plastic in bars.  Peanut butter, hazelnut, choc fudge and caramel 48g bars are being

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Sunday Sunrise – 17th March 2013 – St Patrick’s Day!

Sunday Sunrise – 17th March 2013 – St Patrick’s Day!

Stephen Bealey March 17, 2013 0

Snapshot of Stories Celebrities and the public have helped this year’s Comic Relief charity telethon raise a record £75m.  Comedian Lenny Henry, a founder of the Red Nose Day fundraiser which is now in

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Sunday Sunrise – 10th March 2013 – Mothering Sunday

Sunday Sunrise – 10th March 2013 – Mothering Sunday

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Snapshot of Stories Police have named two men they want to speak to over the death of a musician who was stabbed in his Essex flat.  Jack Hummerstone, 18, of London, and Andre Vella,

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Sunday Sunrise – 24th February 2013

Sunday Sunrise – 24th February 2013

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Snapshot of Stories A year of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of the inventor of Hornby trains, Mecccano and Dinky toys is getting under way.  Brighton Toy and Model Museum has

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Sunday Sunrise – 17th February 2013 – Going Flying After The Show

Sunday Sunrise – 17th February 2013 – Going Flying After The Show

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Snapshot of Stories A month-old piglet from Florida, born without the use of its back legs, is now sporting a custom-built wheelchair to get around.  Chris P. Bacon has become an internet sensation after

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Sunday Sunrise – 10th February 2013 – A Rainy Sunday

Sunday Sunrise – 10th February 2013 – A Rainy Sunday

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Snapshot of Stories Nasa’s Curiosity Mars rover has finally drilled deep enough into a rock to acquire a powdered sample for analysis.  The fine grey tailings from the 6cm-hole will be sieved and inspected

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Sunday Sunrise – 3rd February 2013 – Back from France !

Sunday Sunrise – 3rd February 2013 – Back from France !

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Snapshot of Stories More than half of nurses believe their NHS ward or unit is dangerously understaffed, according to a survey.  The Nursing Times conducted an online poll of nearly 600 of its readers

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Sunday Sunrise – 20th January 2013 – Snow Is Falling … All Around!

Sunday Sunrise – 20th January 2013 – Snow Is Falling … All Around!

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Snapshot of Stories US President Barack Obama has blamed “terrorists” for the death of at least 23 hostages at a besieged desert gas facility in Algeria.  A four-day siege at the In Amenas site

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Sunday Sunrise – 13th January 2013 – I seem to rant a fair bit

Sunday Sunrise – 13th January 2013 – I seem to rant a fair bit

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Snapshot of Stories The governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, has declared a public health emergency because of the severity of this year’s influenza season.  The order makes vaccinations more accessible and allows

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Sunday Sunrise – 6th January 2013 – New Year … not so new Stephen!

Sunday Sunrise – 6th January 2013 – New Year … not so new Stephen!

Stephen Bealey January 6, 2013 0

Snapshot of Stories Nasa’s Curiosity rover is very close to drilling into its first Martian rock, with the set-up operation likely to begin next week.  After breaking for the holidays, the mission team would

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Sunday Sunrise – 30th December 2012 – Last Sunday of 2012!

Sunday Sunrise – 30th December 2012 – Last Sunday of 2012!

Stephen Bealey December 30, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories David Cameron has used his New Year’s message to say the UK is “heading in the right direction”.  The prime minister said 2012 was “tough” but people can look forward to

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Sunday Sunrise – 23rd December 2012 – The Eve … of Christmas Eve!

Sunday Sunrise – 23rd December 2012 – The Eve … of Christmas Eve!

Stephen Bealey December 23, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories Prime Minister David Cameron has wished Margaret Thatcher a “speedy recovery” The 87-year-old former Conservative prime minister is in hospital after undergoing a minor operation.  Lady Thatcher is understood to have

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Sunday Sunrise – 16th December 2012 – 9 Days Till Christmas!

Sunday Sunrise – 16th December 2012 – 9 Days Till Christmas!

Stephen Bealey December 16, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories A primary school’s board of governors has resigned after £6,000 from its official budget was spent on a leaving party for the former head teacher.  The party, at the end of

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Sunday Sunrise – 9th December 2012 – Je suis malade

Sunday Sunrise – 9th December 2012 – Je suis malade

Stephen Bealey December 9, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories Scotland Yard has been in touch with Australian police over the death of a nurse from the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated for morning sickness.  Jacintha Saldanha,

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Sunday Sunrise – 2nd December 2012 –  -2 Degrees you say?

Sunday Sunrise – 2nd December 2012 – -2 Degrees you say?

Stephen Bealey December 3, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories In a world first, on December 3 1992, an engineer sent the message “Merry Christmas” from a PC to a mobile device using Vodafone’s UK network.  This is regarded as the

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Sunday Sunrise – 25th November 2012 …

Sunday Sunrise – 25th November 2012 …

Stephen Bealey November 25, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories Gangnam Style, the dance track by South Korean pop phenomenon Psy, has notched up more than 808m views since it was posted in July.  The video pokes fun at the consumerism

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Sunday Sunrise – 18th November 2012 …

Sunday Sunrise – 18th November 2012 …

Stephen Bealey November 18, 2012 0

Snapshot of Stories The 25th anniversary of the fire at King’s Cross Underground station is to be marked by a union raising concerns over Tube safety standards.  Thirty one people died when a fire

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Interview: Samantha Murray – London 2012: Penathlon Olympic Silver Medalist

Interview: Samantha Murray – London 2012: Penathlon Olympic Silver Medalist

Stephen Bealey November 17, 2012 0

Today I had the honour of interviewing Samantha Murray who won Silver at London 2012 in the Modern Pentathlon.  She was opening the new Sports Suite at Brentwood School Sports Centre. She competed at

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Sunday Sunrise – 11th November 2012 … Lest We Forget

Sunday Sunrise – 11th November 2012 … Lest We Forget

Stephen Bealey November 11, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories The Queen and members of parliament will pay their respects to the UK’s war dead on Remembrance Sunday.  They will be joined at the Cenotaph in London by religious leaders and

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Sunday Sunrise – 4th November 2012 … Go away rain

Sunday Sunrise – 4th November 2012 … Go away rain

Stephen Bealey November 6, 2012 0

Songs Played Everything Everything – Cough Cough Lily Allen – The Fear Gym Class Heroes – Cupid’s Chokehold / Breakfast In America Queen – I Want It All Adele – Skyfall Maroon 5 – One

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Sunday Sunrise – 28th October 2012 … Nearly November! (but cold enough!)

Sunday Sunrise – 28th October 2012 … Nearly November! (but cold enough!)

Stephen Bealey October 28, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories Formula 1 organisers in India say they are determined to ensure that the track near Delhi is completely “dog proof” ahead of Sunday’s race.  Canine entry points to the state-of-the-art Buddh

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Sunday Sunrise – 14th October 2012 … “Bobbler”

Sunday Sunrise – 14th October 2012 … “Bobbler”

Stephen Bealey October 14, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories Los Angeles residents have been turning out to watch the US space shuttle Endeavour as it inches through the city on a giant trolley, bound for a museum.  The spacecraft that

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Sunday Sunrise – 7th October – Soma Rising Live!

Sunday Sunrise – 7th October – Soma Rising Live!

Stephen Bealey October 8, 2012 0

Well … autumn has well and truely arrived in England.  Apart from the colder weather and being darker for longer, I do love how beautiful the leaves and trees look.  This was the inspiration

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Sunday Sunrise – Last Weekend In September

Sunday Sunrise – Last Weekend In September

Stephen Bealey September 30, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories Labour leader Ed Miliband has said that if banks do not separate their retail and investment arms, a future Labour government will “break them up”.  “The infection of retail banking by

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Sunday Sunrise – 23th September 2012 – New Up & Coming Singers!

Sunday Sunrise – 23th September 2012 – New Up & Coming Singers!

Stephen Bealey September 23, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories Nick Clegg has insisted the coalition will not make further spending cuts “on the backs of the poor”.  The Liberal Democrat leader said he would not agree to more savings unless

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Sunday Sunrise – 16th September 2012

Sunday Sunrise – 16th September 2012

Stephen Bealey September 16, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories Four soldiers with the Nato-led force in Afghanistan have been killed in an attack by suspected Afghan police, senior Afghan officials say.  Five police were missing after the checkpoint attack in

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Sunday Sunrise – 9th September 2012 – The weather is b-e-a-utiful !

Sunday Sunrise – 9th September 2012 – The weather is b-e-a-utiful !

Stephen Bealey September 11, 2012 0

This weekend has been a scorcher, with temperatures up to 26 C (!!) – so everyone was out in full force to top-up the obligatory Essex tan! Songs Played Today Rogue Traders – Voodoo

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Sunday Sunrise – 2nd September 2012 – 25 Years of BSCWT

Sunday Sunrise – 2nd September 2012 – 25 Years of BSCWT

Stephen Bealey September 2, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories An eye-controlled television has been unveiled at Berlin’s IFA trade show.  Haier’s Gaze TV uses technology developed by Tobii, a Swedish firm which already offers eye-tracking technology for computers.  Users control

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Sunday Sunrise – 26th August 2012 – Bank Holiday Weekend!

Sunday Sunrise – 26th August 2012 – Bank Holiday Weekend!

Stephen Bealey September 2, 2012 0

Public Enemy – Harder Than You Think Phantom Planet – California Amy Macdonald – Pride Ben Markus – Here With You Elton John vs Pnau – Sad Bauhaus – Ziggy Stardust Oasis – Cigarettes

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Sunday Sunrise – 19th August 2012 – Ciao?

Sunday Sunrise – 19th August 2012 – Ciao?

Stephen Bealey August 22, 2012 0

Back from Palermo, raring to go the sun was shining at a cool 30 degrees, England was set for a heatwave! Story of the day A Brazilian construction worker has survived after a 2m

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Sunday Sunrise – 5th August 2012 – Olympic Gold, Football, Homegroup….

Sunday Sunrise – 5th August 2012 – Olympic Gold, Football, Homegroup….

Stephen Bealey August 5, 2012 0

Snapshot of stories This weekend, Team GB won six golds on their greatest day of Olympic action since 1908.  Including two rowing golds, track cycling, long jump and 10,000m runner!  It is 30 years since

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