Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: F15 Swanholme

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/7fgyb/F15HartsholmePodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 38:53 — 17.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we head to Hartsholme Country Park and the Swanholme Nature Reserve, where the news that grass snakes and adders have been spotted sends the ophidiophobic Jonny into a panic, while Paul’s more bothered by the geese. We also hear some childhood reminiscences of the area…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: C09 Skellingthorpe

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/9mjpsk/C09SkellyPodcast.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 39:17 — 18.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we once again head out of town, to the exceedingly well-equipped Skellingthorpe – less than half a mile from the Birchwood estate but a very different ambiance, prompting us to question whether public money always goes to the right places. We also stumble across some…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: K19 Brant Road, Lowfields

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/cgycae/K19LowfieldsPodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 41:42 — 19.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit Producer Jonny’s childhood ‘hood, Brant Road, where we learn about his love of lego and curly wurlys, and his life on the road as The Littlest Hobo.  Meanwhile, Paul and Jonny are caught peeping on the current occupants of Jonny’s childhood home and…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: G08 Fossdyke Cycleway

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/aauxea/G08Podcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:52 — 22.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week is all about transport as we visit a grid square where road, rail, canal and cycleway intersect.  Having thrashed Jonny on the Skelly Straight cycle challenge, Paul reveals his rock & roll past and is shocked to discover Jonny’s criminal tendencies.  Paul and Jonny then…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: R14 Canwick Pits

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/g68twp/R14CanwickPitsPodcast2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 37:57 — 17.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we venture up Canwick Hill to an area alongside Lincoln Road which apparently contains Canwick Pits.  At least, that’s what our map tells us – but we were once again thwarted by fences and “keep out” signs, leading Jonny to speculate what the authorities might…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: K13 Sir Francis Hill School

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/38qzmx/K13FrancisHillPodcast.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:49 — 29.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week, Paul & Jonny visit Sir Francis Hill School and the surrounding area, where Paul looks back on his idilic childhood and reveals his part in getting golf banned near Tritton Road.  A house proudly displaying an England flag leads us to muse over the meaning…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: W18 Branston Old Hall

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/j9ivxk/W18BranstonOldHallpodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:46 — 32.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we schlep out to Branston to stare at big iron gates and high walls in the area around Branston Old Hall. The discovery of an orchard in the grid prompts the first and probably last editions of Jonny’s new quiz A Question Of Apples. Meanwhile,…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: L5 Ermine West

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/yc4av/L5ErmineWestPodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 39:37 — 27.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit the post-war suburb of Ermine West where we tear up over missing bunnies and lost teddy bears, and Jonny reveals his own painful search for his lost “Teddy Lee Haw”. Meanwhile, we talk to local priest Father Stephen Hoy about whether the area…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: P2 Riseholme

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/t2k3ju/P2Riseholme_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 38:06 — 26.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we find ourselves in possibly the most featureless grid square yet – Riseholme Park.  Tantalisingly out of reach is the beating heart of Lincolnshire agricultural industry, Riseholme College – but we have to make do with a lake and some sheep.  Thankfully Jo Hughes comes…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: S12 Canwick Sewage Works

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/rwtg4j/S12Podcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 40:35 — 27.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we don rubber gloves and hard hats to bust a few myths at the Canwick Sewage Works on Washingborough Road where we discover the little miracle that happens each time you flush the toilet.  We also reveal which 1970s glam rock star eats child portions…