Here are some regular guests, friends and characters that make up Southside and give it its unique flavour!
Stacey Nottingham, CEO of Bombshell design (www.bombshelldesign.co.uk )
British Disabled Flying Association www.bdfa.net
Thank you to Lloyds TSB Bank for sponsoring the first`Tea Time with Troy` evening
S.G. Petch Ltd www.sgpetch.co.uk & Paul Bankhurst for their help in securing a replacement car.
Stuart Murphy of Toms catering who sent Mike Mendoza a box of delicious sweets, also enjoyed by James Whale of Talk Sport. Thanks to Mike for his work with protecting animals.
Jenny Spillane at the grandstand office who helped with tickets for the British Open Show Jumping chamionships at Sheffield Hallam Arena.
Sir Thomas Ingleby of Ripley Castle Ripon Yorks for a full length interview about the castle.
House of Lords archives for reference marterial.
Raja Fashions Hong Kong (HK: 852 2366 7624) for providing a sample of their excellent suits and haberdashery. www.raja-fashions.com
Specsavers Middlesbrough for tremendous assistance in providing replacement glasses www.specsavers.co.uk
Robert Redfearn www.serrapeptase.info for fascinating insights into the world of nutritional health
Rev James Thompson who`s autobiography `Young Spiritual Tramp` is still available from all good bookstores
Philo flowers (Kamal and Camal 020 7727 4555) for a bouquet for Jenny Spillane.
For the reports from the horse racing thanks to Graham Wiley, Brough Scott, Jane Clarke, Dickon White, Sue, Emma, Holly and Elaine for the shelter! Also Trans Pennine Express for the tickets.
Dr Gregory for the Skin Damage lotion as tested by the Southside tester on a severe burn and which helped heal the damage quickly and without any side effects.
Windows Newcastle, HMV Wakefield ,Jane Clark ( Curator Aintree Grand
National Museum ) BBC Grandstand for their assistance in tracking down the
`Champions a true story` soundtrack on behalf of Elaine Wiles ( Almoner
for the Injured Jockey Fund )
The cruelty free spider catcher from Pet and Garden, Dumfries, Scotland – 0845 490 0176.
Lord Oaksie for a copy of his autobiography Mince Pie
Arthur Mckenzie for his recent book `Cop on the Tyne`
Tim Drake & ASH from Mandarina Textiles – Silk duvets tested by the Southside tester “Best nights sleep for years”
vintage bi-plane rides 0845 226 0000
Pharma Nord www.pharmanord.com Q10 cream ` an excellent aid for skin damage`
Hand cream, hand wash ` very acceptable for washing. Dennis Gore a.k.a Dennis the chemist for first rate assistance and advice on Pharma Nord products
Purple Planet skin therapy `Hemp cream, excellent` Eczema cream tried out by friends of tester. `Hair treatment scalp treatment best result out of innumerable attempts to make hair grow`
Acumag ltd www.acumag.net eye massage to relieve eye pain and sinus trouble
Dr Gregory Pillai for everything herbal first rate tonic lotion for scalp and specially blended body spray
Ian James, Caroline Nixon Thanks for` adventures of greedy cow letting out day `
Deborah O`Neill MD Pierre Marcolinis Chocolateers – first rate chocolates – ‘even listening to the programme, tasters could tell how mouth-watering they are’
Kimberley Mack Aloe Vera Innovations
Upper crust pie company for Christmas items encompassing pork pie with stilton, hams and bacons
UK health matters
`The Stage and Television Today` for lots of contact information.
The Gabby Cabby is a New York City Cabdriver who broadcasts news about New York City. He occasionally presents news and reports for Southside.
Abigail is a presenter on QVC and has also presented Men and Motors. She is a regular correspondent for Southside and is always up for a challange!
Malcolm is a professional actor, runs Murder in Mind which provides murder mystery evenings and also is a race horse commentator.
Southside would like to thank all the wonderful folk at GNER for providing full transport facilities from Darlington to London and back, without which, our programme reports would have been that much poorer. Many thanks to Lindsay and her sterling team.
Special thanks to John Gelson and all at GNER for their help in facilitating Southside`s latest set of London reports.
Thanks to John Lomas of the Upper Crust Pie Company in Manchester (0161 766 9744) for providing samples of the best pies ever eaten in the Southside Studios!
A very special Southside thank-you to England polo manager John Horswell who trained Southside contributor and event manager for Sassari restaurant James Hopper in the keen sport of Polo ( www.pro-polo.com ) on Sept 10th/11th in the Royal Borough of Ascot.