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'This is East Anglia', presented by Jean Goodman

00:45 (minutes:seconds) - opposition to local rates increases; featuring interview by David Cass of Doug Speed of newly formed [Norwich based] East Anglia Rate Payers Association who are campaigning on rate reform. DG comments on those most affected by large increases in local rates, nature of protest, non-payment of rates and plans to extend campaign nationally.

04:56 - Pat Beasley presents item on vandalism in Peterborough schools, focussing on uneasy relationship between parents and local education authority; bad behaviour of older pupils; effect of extension to school leaving age; reaction to comments of Sir Harmer-Nicholls, Peterborough MP; vandalism at Jack Hunt Comprehensive School [Jack Hunt School, Peterborough]; and reaction to comments by Councillor Charles Swift, Chairman of Board of Governors at Lincoln Road Secondary Boys School following vandalism.

08:05 - weather forecast for East Anglia given by Wally Thrower.

09:13 - Norfolk Playgroup Week highlighting work and benefit of such playgroups. Includes interview by Leslie Burn of Mary Fawcett, Chairman of Norfolk Pre-School Playgroups Association. Topics discussed include needs of young children; required support from local authorities; comments on accusations of being middle-class; ability of low-income families to send children to playgroups; assisted playgroup in Norwich funded by Education Department as pilot project; integration of children with special needs.

13:17 - preventing crime by educating offenders, featuring interview by JG of Douglas Curtis, Regional Organiser of National Association for Care and Resettlement of Offenders. Includes founding of house in Cambridge aiming to arrange further education opportunities for offenders; opportunities for learning in prison; need for funding, welfare support and accommodation; and integrating former prisoners into existing system.

17:57 - boom of in-shore fishing, featuring interview by John Myatt of Peter Catchpole, managing director of Lowestoft company specialising in shore management for in-shore boats. Topics discussed include reasons for success of smaller boats, which incude appeal of shorter trips, less overheads, more affordable for owner skippers; boats that make up the in-shore fleet; problems of fuel price increases; and desire for government subsidies.

22:00 - John Marsh looks through the day's newspapers.

26:54 - Ted Ellis, naturalist, with Michael Chapman, walks by River Yare and Rockland Broad, describing what flora and forna can be seen, including a heronry.

31:19 - regional news and sport with Michael Drake.

David Cass; ? 1970s; journalist

Letters to Frederic and Ruth Eaton from George Kingston Eaton

Contains a letter written by George Kingston Eaton when he was at Aldeburgh Lodge school, 1931, and a letter written while in North Rhodesia, 1938, with typescript copies of other Rhodesia letters, 6 October 1938-5 April 1939, copies made c 1940s. Also includes a school report concerning George Kingston Eaton when he was at Stowe School, 1937; a paper entitled 'The Breakwater', by George Kingston Eaton, 1938; and poems, newspaper cuttings and other papers collected by Frederic and Ruth Eaton, after the death of George Kingston Eaton, c 1941.

Letters to Frederic and Ruth Eaton from George Kingston Eaton

Includes, inter alia, letters written while at Cobham House, Stowe School, 20 May 1936-11 July 1937; letters sent to Frederic Eaton from Stowe School, concerning George Kingston Eaton's examinations, entry to Clare College, Cambridge, and vacancy as a medical student at Queens' College, Cambridge, 15 October 1936-2 April 1938; George Kingston Eaton's passport, 1938; typescript copies of Rhodesia letters, (the original letters were sent to Frederic and Ruth Eaton by George Kingston Eaton when he was in Rhodesia, 29 March 1939- 5 April 1939), copies undated [1940s]; and letter to George Kingston Eaton from Tom Eaton while stationed with the 4th Battalion of The Royal Norfolk Regiment, in Blackburn, Lancashire, with congratulations on joining the Royal Air Force, 5 July 1941.