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Author and local history expert Sylvia is one of station’s stalwarts

Paul Golder writes for the Brentwood Gazette

Sylvia Kent is one of the unsung heroes of the Phoenix FM team – providing tons of information of interest to our listeners every month without fail.

Sylvia, who appears on Michelle Ward’s awarding-winning Eat My Brunch morning show, has been coming into the Phoenix FM studio regularly since we went full time on FM 17 years ago – and she had also been coming in regularly in the 10 years before that when we were a part-time concern. I’m pretty sure I first bumped into her at my first station, Billericay’s Mayflower FM, in 1995!

She is now President of the Brentwood Writers’ Circle and has published dozens of books, many about the history of our town and its surrounding area.

In recent weeks she has been talking on air about new books from Nick Garner, Joanne Harris, Fredrik Backman, DS Johnson-Mills, Katy Pearson and Carley-Ann Osborne.

Sylvia also adds some unusual local history snippets to Michelle’s show with her 60 Second History slot, talking in recent weeks about Brentwood’s connections with the Ford Motor Company, Lord Byron and Joan Collins!

You can hear all of the interviews again by going to www.phoenixfm.com and searching for Sylvia in the search box – or by following her online blog at sylviakent.blogspot.com.

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Author and local history expert Sylvia is one of station’s stalwarts

Paul Golder writes for the Brentwood Gazette

Sylvia Kent is one of the unsung heroes of the Phoenix FM team – providing tons of information of interest to our listeners every month without fail.

Sylvia, who appears on Michelle Ward’s awarding-winning Eat My Brunch morning show, has been coming into the Phoenix FM studio regularly since we went full time on FM 17 years ago – and she had also been coming in regularly in the 10 years before that when we were a part-time concern. I’m pretty sure I first bumped into her at my first station, Billericay’s Mayflower FM, in 1995!

She is now President of the Brentwood Writers’ Circle and has published dozens of books, many about the history of our town and its surrounding area.

In recent weeks she has been talking on air about new books from Nick Garner, Joanne Harris, Fredrik Backman, DS Johnson-Mills, Katy Pearson and Carley-Ann Osborne.

Sylvia also adds some unusual local history snippets to Michelle’s show with her 60 Second History slot, talking in recent weeks about Brentwood’s connections with the Ford Motor Company, Lord Byron and Joan Collins!

You can hear all of the interviews again by going to www.phoenixfm.com and searching for Sylvia in the search box – or by following her online blog at sylviakent.blogspot.com.

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Author and local history expert Sylvia is one of station’s stalwarts

Paul Golder writes for the Brentwood Gazette

Sylvia Kent is one of the unsung heroes of the Phoenix FM team – providing tons of information of interest to our listeners every month without fail.

Sylvia, who appears on Michelle Ward’s awarding-winning Eat My Brunch morning show, has been coming into the Phoenix FM studio regularly since we went full time on FM 17 years ago – and she had also been coming in regularly in the 10 years before that when we were a part-time concern. I’m pretty sure I first bumped into her at my first station, Billericay’s Mayflower FM, in 1995!

She is now President of the Brentwood Writers’ Circle and has published dozens of books, many about the history of our town and its surrounding area.

In recent weeks she has been talking on air about new books from Nick Garner, Joanne Harris, Fredrik Backman, DS Johnson-Mills, Katy Pearson and Carley-Ann Osborne.

Sylvia also adds some unusual local history snippets to Michelle’s show with her 60 Second History slot, talking in recent weeks about Brentwood’s connections with the Ford Motor Company, Lord Byron and Joan Collins!

You can hear all of the interviews again by going to www.phoenixfm.com and searching for Sylvia in the search box – or by following her online blog at sylviakent.blogspot.com.

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Author and local history expert Sylvia is one of station’s stalwarts

Paul Golder writes for the Brentwood Gazette

Sylvia Kent is one of the unsung heroes of the Phoenix FM team – providing tons of information of interest to our listeners every month without fail.

Sylvia, who appears on Michelle Ward’s awarding-winning Eat My Brunch morning show, has been coming into the Phoenix FM studio regularly since we went full time on FM 17 years ago – and she had also been coming in regularly in the 10 years before that when we were a part-time concern. I’m pretty sure I first bumped into her at my first station, Billericay’s Mayflower FM, in 1995!

She is now President of the Brentwood Writers’ Circle and has published dozens of books, many about the history of our town and its surrounding area.

In recent weeks she has been talking on air about new books from Nick Garner, Joanne Harris, Fredrik Backman, DS Johnson-Mills, Katy Pearson and Carley-Ann Osborne.

Sylvia also adds some unusual local history snippets to Michelle’s show with her 60 Second History slot, talking in recent weeks about Brentwood’s connections with the Ford Motor Company, Lord Byron and Joan Collins!

You can hear all of the interviews again by going to www.phoenixfm.com and searching for Sylvia in the search box – or by following her online blog at sylviakent.blogspot.com.

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