File AUD 14/1 - 'This is East Anglia', presented by Jean Goodman

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AUD 14/1

Title

'This is East Anglia', presented by Jean Goodman

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  • 13 May 1974 (Creation)

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1 reel of quarter inch audio tape (7 inches)

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(? 1970s)

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(? 1970s)

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(1930-2013)

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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.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Two copies of this recording on quarter inch audio tape were deposited. One copy has been made the original copy and is thus described and used to create preservation and access copies. The second quarter inch tape copy forms a miscellaneous copy (SCOP 5/125).

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duration - 33 minutes 13 seconds: gauge - 1/4 inch tape: sound quality - good: speed - 7.5 inches per second: tracks - stereo

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For access use CD ref. SCOP 1/146 which can be ordered and listened to in the Norfolk Record Office searchroom (SCOP 2/147, SCOP 4/147 and SCOP 5/125 for office use only).

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20f7d174-f372-46f3-989e-b20c6d677016

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Catalogued

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Created 27/10/2005 by Drojd. Modified 26/02/2019 by Droip.

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