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June 2013

Snowdrop Appeal - The Iron(ing) Man Challenge

28th June 2013

Ironing 2 CROPThe Snowdrop Appeal aims to raise £120,000 by Christmas 2014 to fund a new Maternity Bereavement Suite at Scarborough Hospital.

It's a place, away from the main maternity ward, for families who lose a baby during birth or pregnancy.

There's all sorts of fundraising events planned.

On Friday 12 July, the hospital plays host to an Iron(ing) Man Challenge as 4 fellas take on 12 hours of non-stop ironing.

Fundraising boss Maya Richardson and charity ironer Trevor Landray told me all about it:

 

Ironing 4 Genie CROPTo donate to the Snowdrop Appeal:

Visit: www.justgiving.com/thesnowdropappeal

Donate £3 by text: SGHM14 £3 sent to 70070

 

To contact Maya:

Call 01723 236210

visit www.york.nhs.uk

 

To contact Trevor and book in your ironing:

Text 07532 177853

Email wonkey@wonkeymcdonky.co.uk

 

 

Find out more about WonkeyMcDonky fundraising:

www.wonkeymcdonky.co.uk

@wonkeymcdonky

facebook.com/wonkeymcdonky

 

Posted by Richard Griffin at 12:29pm

From Ghosts to Peter Hook and Free Fuel to Traffic Light Bingo!

21st June 2013

CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON TO HEAR PADDY'S PODCAST! HIGHLIGHTS FROM FRIDAY'S SHOW!

 
On Friday's Paddy In The Morning...

Peter Hook was on the show! The legendary New Order / Joy Division / Monaco star is DJ'ing in Scarborough this weekend at the After Party at The Spa following the Happy Monday's show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre! We chatted Scarborough and his amazing career! Listen in full by clicking the play button below...

 

Ever Seen A Ghost? We got some great stuff on the Facebook page and on Twitter too.. Here's some of it..

Linda Franks When i was a young teenager I lived in west square scarborough , my bedroom was in the attic , I looked in my mirror and saw a lady looking back she looked Edwardian / Victorian hair up , frilled collar ... It only lasted a couple of seconds and the name madeleine came into my head . Strangely I Wasnt scared . Also same house and next door in the attics again I used to feel someone putting their hands around my waist .... That was scary though .... Freaked me out everytime!

Kerry Green Iv Seen a woman when I was younger in hallway upstairs where I lived at the time she was heading strait to me I freaked an parents had to peel me off their leg, my partner has seen ghost of a fisherman in oil skin jacket after fishing early hours of the morning at the car park by harbour it was just stood to the right near end of buildings on the right I was with him an he saw it as we drove past on way home few years ago now an had vanished by time I looked.

Steph King Old train driver. He had a hat, jacket with tails and shoulder length scraggy hair. Guarding the old tunnel entrance at Ravenscar. Many years ago, but always been a believer. Whitby

Check out many more on our Facebook page and Twitter!

Street Of The Week...This week it's Dunslow Road, Salter Road & Thorburgh Road, Eastfield Industrial Estate in Scarborough.. Click on the Street Of The Week tab at the top of this page to see the pictures and hear the great stuff we recorded and played out this week!

Traffic Light Bingo...We had loads of people scoring points today! Alison Bailes is now at the top of the leaderboard with 700 points, followed by Nikki & Mia Garnett in Bridlington who's on 400 points! You score points for being stuck at red lights!

£50 of Free Fuel Won!!!... By Sarah Wilson in Bridlington! She has the new car stricker in her window and uploaded her unique number to our website! She was listening at 7:40am as we read her number out! Another chance to win free fuel next Friday!

The Buzz Word...Today's fact: Men find women more attractive if they have __________ - The answer was A TATTOO! Agree???

Posted by Paddy at 10:35am

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A CELEB-FEST! The Wanted, Amelia Lily & Ben Fogle on ONE SHOW!

17th June 2013

On Paddy In The Morning Today...

I played out my interviews with THE WANTED & AMELIA LILY backstage at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Friday night! Click the PLAY buttons below to hear them...

THE WANTED TALK TO PADDY IN THE MORNING...

 

AMELIA LILY TALKS TO PADDY IN THE MORNING...

 

amelia lily talks to paddy in the morning
Also popping in for a chat today was TV Presenter BEN FOGLE who gave us some really exciting news about his new TV show Harbour Lives on ITV.. He wants the next series to be set in Whitby! Click the PLAY button to hear the full interview...

BEN FOGLE TALKS TO PADDY IN THE MORNING...

 

ben fogle paddy in the morning

Don't forget to TAG yourself in our Facebook WANTED gallery if you had a photo with the PADDY IN THE MORNING sign! Here's a couple of photos we took! We're adding these to the website soon too but for now look at www.facebook.com/yorkshirecoastradio

 

PADDY :)

Posted by Paddy at 11:54am

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Soap Secrets - Corries Dramatic Summer

17th June 2013

If you love listening to Soap Secrets with Kerry each weekday afternoon at 3.15pm you must take a look at the following preview of the very dramatic storylines to come!!

http://www.itv.com/coronationstreet/videos/backstage/summerspoiler/?cmpid=nl_130617corrie&itv_em=177ed5fd7b1b53f993dce36c91224594

 

Soap Secrets

 

Posted by Tom Hooper at 11:33am

Your arguments.. a night out with Bridlington Town FC AND.. swimming in the sea!

10th June 2013

CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON TO HEAR MONDAY'S PADDY'S PODCAST! JUST 5 MINUTES!

 
Today on Paddy In The Morning…

What was your last argument about and who was it with? Some great stuff in including…

Tanyia Saxton Husband on Saturday. Went out at 7.45am, came back at 5pm and the house was as I left! Breakfast pots etc! He'd spent day on sofa watching DVDs!

Caroline Makin My argument was last night with my 7 yr old daughter who emptied the full contense of a talc bottle in here bedroom.... But she didn't do it. As she came into the living room whiteu from top to bottom surrounded by an odourful mist. I knew what was coming for the second time this week as i followed the outlined foot prints suspiciously back to that place she calls a bedroom.

my last argument was with my dog when he refused to leave my neighbours garden, he won with his puppy dog eyes.
 
my last argument was with myself 10mins ago for not making the school pack lunches last night!
 

NCEL Presentation Night @ Royal Hotel, Scarborough… On Saturday night Jon & myself were guests of Bridlington Town FC! We joked about Boro boss Rudy Funk buying me a pint but not Jon AND me cheering when Scarborough were handed the trophy even though I was sitting on the Brid table! Here's Jon (left) and myself on the stairs!!

Connor Lawlor Mahon popped in for a natter. He’s the Scarborough student who supported Olly Murs on Thursday night and will be there again with his band on Friday supporting The Wanted! Hear the chat and his music on my blog page online!

Street Of The Week: High Street, Bridlington! I visit tomorrow morning making those that work on one of our most historic streets famous during the rest of this week!

Other bits & bobs I mentioned…

  • Parents of kids off sick with minor illnesses will be fined £60 in an East Sussex School to try and boost attendance!
  • A wacky range of toothpastes have been released.. including Bacon Flavour, Pickled Gherkin and Cupcake!
  • 1 in 3 Dads will get a cookery gift for Fathers Day.. As TV chefs continue to inspire us!
  • 1 in 4 kids have handed back pocket money to help ease family money worries!

Tomorrow On Paddy In The Morning…

  • A Tuesday Challenge.. All to do with…. FISH & CHIPS! I need your help from 7:20am!
  • I reveal what 3 thing I’m looking for from the people of High Street, Bridlington (Street Of The Week)
  • At 8am I will put online some new Half Price Vouchers for Ambassador Spa Hotel!

HAVE A GREAT MONDAY! PADDY :)

Posted by Paddy at 11:36am

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Olly Murs @ Scarborough Open Air Theatre!

7th June 2013

Wow! What a great night at the stunning Scarborough Open Air Theatre! As a Scarborough lad born & bred it was an honour and privelege to host the show on stage! Here's the interview with Olly Murs I did along with Diana Vickers and some video and images.. some of which we took and some of which you have sent me! I've included some of your comments too! Thanks all.. See you at The Wanted on Friday!

OLLY MURS TALKS TO PADDY....

 

DIANA VICKERS TALKS TO PADDY....

 

PADDY LIVE ON THE RADIO BEFORE THE SHOW - MEETING FANS AND MUCH MORE...

 
THE VIDEO - PADDY IN THE MORNING MEETS OLLY MURS!

AND THE PICTURES...
Photo

Posted by Paddy at 9:30pm

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Celebrities On Ice... Try to get me skating!

3rd June 2013

On Friday afternoon, Chico and Kyran Bracken tried to teach me how to Ice Skate! I failed miserably! They did arrange for one of the pro skaters to lift me up and spin me around! It was an amazing experience! I also saw the show at the Scarborough Spa  and it was one of the best shows i've seen on the coast! Here's the highlights.. Includes a chat with Olympic medalist and Dancing On Ice 2013 Winner Beth Tweddle!

Part 1...

 

Part 2...

 

Part 3...

 

Photo: "DJ IN A SPIN"!!! Paddy In The Morning getting spun round on the set of celebrities On Ice at Scarborough Spa! WOW! "LIKE" and "SHARE" this to really embarrass him! PLEASE!!!

 

Photo: If you're going to The Spa, Scarborough tonight, look out for Olympic star Beth Tweddle. Winner of Dancing On Ice here she is pictured backstage with Paddy today!

Posted by Paddy at 11:34am

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