London awards date for Midlothianradio show team

Pictured ( l to r) are Harwey and Helen Stalker and Ruth and David Aird
Pictured ( l to r) are Harwey and Helen Stalker and Ruth and David Aird

A Sunday morning radio show recorded in Newtongrange was up for an annual Christian broadcast award, fighting against national shows.

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Its Easter 2014 programme was up against five other stations including RNIB Insight Radio and BBC Radio 2 at the award ceremony held at BAFTA in London.

Four members of the team headed down to see how they would fare.

The show’s presenter and producer David Aird said: “This is the first time we have been shortlisted for an award so it was quite interesting just being there.

“There were 16 BBC programmes shortlisted across the board, that was out of about 50 nominations. It was really quite a big event.

“It was a fabulous experience just being in a room with others that are doing similar things to us. It was great to meet such talented people.

“We have been doing

“So it’s just nice with things like the Jerusalem Awards to get Midlothian recognised.”

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