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Our current issues:

The 619th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 18th September 2018 or Download (50.3 Mb)

Some back issues for you to listen to:

The magazine Look Hear for first quarter 2017, the Winter edition or Download (74.4 Mb)
Contents:-   Fancy a cuppa?; "Singin' in the Rain"; Paddy's Quiz; an audio described performance; lost canals; the lives of working boatmen and women; Sasha Dench's epic flight; Paddy's Winchester recollections and history; Harley Jones' poem "Willy Wasp"; "The Teatime Islands" by Ben Fogle - a review; Calibre audio library; local events round-up; conclusion of the interview with John Bevan, of the Gosport Diving Museum; Quiz answers; "The Good Life"'s Paul Eddington remembered; reminiscences on the early days of the magazine; extracts from the first edition, September 1999; Goodbye... for now

The magazine Look Hear for third quarter 2016, the Autumn edition or Download (78.3 Mb)
Contents:-   An unusual rowing race; interview with Christine Sharman retold by Brian; Helen Wilson, of Fareport News, interviews Dr John Bevan of the Historical Diving Museum; Capability Brown; Herefordshire described; Paddy's quiz; about Herbert Lom; Tanganyika in the First World War; a pioneer in plastic surgery; 'H is for Hawk' reviewed; history of the Hawk Conservancy Trust; John Bevan again; quiz answers; upcoming shows and musical events; Jan's review of the Red Lion at Chalton; Jan's interviews - memories of washday; Gervais Finn's poem read by Tony, and a special Nativity.

The magazine Look Hear for second quarter 2016, the Summer edition or Download (56 Mb)
Contents:-   Christine's research on Titchfield Abbey: 'The ButterFly Bishop'; Newtown's Rotten Boroughs; Carisbrooke Castle and the imprisonment of King Charles I; choir song; interview with Terry Smith of 'Open Sight'; Paddy's quiz; 'The Golden Age of Railway Posters' from Michael Palin as told by Brian; 'Best of British' - the thatcher's story; the Hayling Island Railway story; Harley Jones's musings on his holiday sandals; the quiz answers; Jan's research on the Somme 'Pals' related by Brian; a visit to the the Thiepval Memorial; what's on locally; Paddy's birthday outing in Portsmouth; the classic film 'Casablanca'; Jan's interview on the topic of 'Food'

The 618th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 4th September 2018 or Download (47.7 Mb)
The 617th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 21st August 2018 or Download (53.2 Mb)
The 616th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 7th August 2018 or Download (50.1 Mb)
The 615th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 24th July 2018 or Download (51.7 Mb)
The 614th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 10th July 2018 or Download (52.5 Mb)
The 613th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 26th June 2018 or Download (52.8 Mb)
The 612th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 12th June 2018 or Download (52.4 Mb)
The 611th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 29th May 2018 or Download (52.0 Mb)
The 610th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 16th May 2018 or Download (53.7 Mb)
The 609th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 1st May 2018 or Download (51.0 Mb)
The 608th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 17th April 2018 or Download (56.1 Mb)
The 607th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 3rd April 2018 or Download (53.3 Mb)
The 606th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 20th March 2018 or Download (53.2 Mb)
The 605th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 6th March 2018 or Download (54.6 Mb)
The 604th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 20th February 2018 or Download (53.1 Mb)
The 603rd edition of the fortnightly news recorded 6th February 2018 or Download (54.4 Mb)
The 602nd edition of the fortnightly news recorded 23rd January 2018 or Download (52.3 Mb)
The 601st edition of the fortnightly news recorded 9th January 2018 or Download (53.0 Mb)
The 600th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 12th December 2017 or Download (55.9 Mb)
The 599th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 28th November 2017 or Download (55.7 Mb)
The 598th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 14th November 2017 or Download (52.4 Mb)
The 597th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 31st October 2017 or Download (55.6 Mb)
The 596th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 17th October 2017 or Download (55.6 Mb)
The 595th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 3rd October 2017 or Download (54.4 Mb)
The 594th edition of the fortnightly news recorded 19th September 2017 or Download (55.2 Mb)

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