Beeb back in Hungerford

on 16 July 2015.

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The Beeb were in town again last Thursday this time broadcasting during the BBC Radio Berkshire Breakfast show. Susanne Courtney was the roaming reporter of the morning “People are so friendly here” she remarked “I’ve just met a man who showed me his rhubarb!”

Suzanne spoke to Nigel Perrin from the Chamber of Commerce, John Laker from the Hungerford Townsite and Jane Buckle who seems to be fast becoming a colourful Hungerford celebrity.Suzanne also grabbed the opinions of a fw passers-by.

It was a great opportunity to promote Hungerford as a destination and to talk about the fabulous events, shops and activities available in the local area.

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