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We are chuffed at Great Driffield Radio to bring news of a second locomotive at Yorkshire Wolds Railway! Matthew Brown chats to our John to tell us all about the operation to get the loco to Fimber, and what happens next to get it back into regular use. They are always on the lookout for new members too, so have a listen to find out more about this & their new fundraising drive.

It's Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, and Councillor Kerri Harold from East Riding of Yorkshire Council speaks to Great Driffield Radio about the lead role the local authority is taking in supporting this important awareness month. We discuss coercive and controlling behaviour, and how siblings & parental relationships can also become an issue. Have a listen to find out more.

Great Driffield Radio speaks to the UK Director for Crisis Response at the British Red Cross, Matthew Killick, and we examine the results of a survey into attitudes towards climate change. It's been an extremely challenging year, with wild fires and flooding making the headlines more and more, leading to two thirds of people in the UK being more concerned about it. Have a listen to find out more.

It's National Poetry Day on 7th October, and activities are happening in Withernsea and Bridlington Libraries! Sarah Hutchinson joins Great Driffield Radio to tell us more about what's happening at both locations, including a visit from Keith Hutson (pictured) to Bridlington Spa to read from his word "Baldwin's Catholic Geese". Have a listen to find out more!

Lee Threadgold from Animated Objects explains what "Odyssey" is. It's coming to the Yorkshire Coast, and it's a modern reworking of Homer's ancient tales of the Trojan Wars set in Yorkshire! There are plans for a film, live events, and there are opportunities for you to get involved. Have a listen to find out more, and search for Animated Objects Theatre Company on Facebook to see what they've been up to so far.

A date for your diary - 1-3 October - as Driffield Fun Palaces come to town! Gillian Perry joins Great Driffield Radio to tell us about the plethora of free fun activities that are being offered in Driffield next weekend. The programme is aimed in particular at young people, and includes a DJ workshop, morris dancing, yoga for babies, ukelele players, karate, tennis and much more. Have a listen to find out more!




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