Package: Running stories – tales from amateur runners about why they run
I’ve been sweating, literally, to chat with people about why they run and how they got started. “It’s the best thing I’ve ever done,” one woman told me. And even if’s a little tough in the beginning, “gradually you really can’t live without it.” So says the man who got into running through his interest in nature photography! Sit back, relax and soak up their running stories.
News report – Key 103: Warnings about congestion ahead of Manchester works
News package: Congestion worries ahead of major works in Manchester
Businesses in Manchester city centre are worried about further disruption as two major transport projects get underway today. The new Metrolink line will mean changes for drivers and a building development will see Brook Street closed until mid-February.
News feature: Manchester’s Singing Constable
By day he studies singing at the Royal Northern College of Music. In the evenings he works in a betting shop. On weekend nights, he’s just started as a Special Constable with Greater Manchester Police. I caught up with Jake Horler-Newsham to find out about life on the beat.
News package: World Aids Day 2016 – report from Manchester
It’s nearly 30 years since the first World Aids Day. Since then, there have been significant developments in the medical treatments available. Once a year, those who’ve lost a friend or loved one meet to remember.
Programme promos: RTÉ lyric fm – Ireland’s National Music & Arts Radio
A selection of promos from my time as a programme maker with RTÉ.
News package: Technology can support people with disabilities at work
This report examines assistive technology and its potential to support people with a range of disabilities at work.
Including local news from Bournemouth & presentation from BBC Xtra English at BBC World Service.