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Monday Matters Trident Vote & Mandela Day 18 July 2016

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Nelson Mandela – released in 19901after 27 years in captivity

 

Monday Matters with Jason McCrossan as broadcast on 106.SFM.

On the show tonight:

It’s International Mandela day – after 9pm Jason speaks to a biographer of Nelson Mandela – Martin Meredith – about the Mandela’s early life, later life and struggles which saw him go from spending 26 years in a prison cell to becoming the first black President of South Africa.

The Prime Minister says she would be prepared to authorise a nuclear strike.  Theresa May’s made her first Commons speech since entering Number 10, during a debate about renewing the UK’s nuclear deterrent – we’ll discuss the pro’s and con’s with Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and former First Sea Lord and former Security Minister, Lord West.

Our featured artist tonight is Don Henley who is 69 on Friday. The drummer, singer, composer, and co-founder of The Eagles who has also pursued a successful solo career, releasing hits like The Boys of Summer.

Also we have The World Tonight; Not In The News and the latest music news and releases.

 

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sittingbourne election questions #election2015

Sittingbourne Election Questions

Well, we go to the polls on the 7th May and it seems like the only thing that is sure – is that noone is sure how the vote will turn out.

In Sittingbourne, local radio station 106.9 SFM held a an election debate between 5 of the candidates hoping to be the next Sittingbourne & Sheppey MP.

Subjects such as help for small businesses, the future of our local ambulance service, supporting the fishing industry, staying in or out of the EU, cuts to children’s services, mental health and local housing were all discussed.

All the questions were written and asked by the audience.

This is the first time the candidates for Sittingbourne & Sheppey have debated live on local radio together.

For more information:

http://www.sfmradio.com/election-2015-coverage-debate