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Page: 8 Download (Duration: 39:29 — 18.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we venture out to the satellite village of “Cherry” where a mud-splattered Jonny and Paul consider the purpose of twin towns and try to ignite a full scale war between the residents of Cherry and neighbouring Reepham when we ask (and answer) the question: which […] Download (Duration: 45:12 — 20.7MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit the area around one of the UKs oldest family-run businesses, Pennels Garden Centre (“We’ll make your ideas grow…”), where Jonny and Paul sneak “backstage” and ponder the potentially dubious uses of a Hot Tub. Meanwhile, the newly-christened “Hot Tub Jonny” manages to offend […] Download (Duration: 45:54 — 21.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we’re back in the city centre, in the area around Newland and Brayford Wharf North, where Paul and Jonny are pleased to find that students haven’t changed too much since their day despite the worrying presence of a gym, and enjoy a trendy Japanese beer […] Download (Duration: 48:05 — 22.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we’re in Producer Jonny’s beloved ‘hood – Lincoln’s West End – and whilst Jonny can’t resist his customary moan about PVC windows and cars, he quickly wins Paul round to the manifest merits of the area.  We also hear from Simon Fitch about West End Lights, […] Download (Duration: 45:01 — )Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit the graffiti-ridden, wee-smelling concrete carbunkle that is Pelham Bridge where we lament the streets that were flattened to build this 50s flyover. Jonny questions why, 55 years after it opened, drivers are still moaning about the railway crossings which it was supposed to […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […]