TitleTape 6
DescriptionBand 1. Penistone By-Election. Interview with Edward Heath. Talks of his reconciliation with Margaret Thatcher ready for a General Election.

Band 2. Conservative Party. Patrick Seyd looks at the party. 1) Differences within the party. 2) Role of Mr Heath. 3) Speculation on the date of the election. 4) Will Mr Heath return to Cabinet?

Band 3. Penistone By-Election. Phone-in to Joe Ashton. Subject raised include magistrates' pay rise and steel industry.

Band 4. Music. Interview with two players of medieval musical instruments. Description, history.

Band 5. Drugs. Discussion on legalising cannabis. Jack Brown Cllr believes it should be legalised. Questioned by members of the audience.

Band 6. Children. Interviews and reports on child battering/abuse with two consultant paediatricians and deputy director of social services for Rotherham.

Band 7. Fred Trueman. Interviewed on book just published of funny stories about cricket.

Band 8. Harold 'Dickie' Bird. Interviewed on his recently published book.

Walter Sykes, born 1888. Early memories of the Trent and his early life in West Stockwith, Nottinghamshire. Becoming an apprentice to a Blacksmith. His work and leisure, brass bands, choir etc. The village life, Christmas, summer carnival etc. Contrast when he came to Sheffield in 1953.
DateJul 1978
Extent1 item
FormatAudio - open reel tape
AccessConditionsA digital copy of this reel-to-reel recording is available (CAS542b.wav). Contact staff at Sheffield Archives for information on how to access this audio file.
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