Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: J3 Burton By Lincoln

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/ztq2b9/J3BurtonPodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:14 — 31.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit the exclusive and expensive hamlet (NOT village!) of Burton By Lincoln where Paul forgets his left-wing credentials and “goes all gooey” over the executive homes with their sweeping driveways and manicured gardens, while Jonny grumbles about the lack of a pub and extols the…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: P17 Bracebridge Heath

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/r9mtyj/P17BracebridgeHeathpodcast.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 32:41 — 22.5MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSIn this programme, we wheeze our way up Cross O’Cliff Hill on our bikes to the village of Bracebridge Heath where we visit the old St Johns Hospital site.  Once home to thousands of psychiatric patients and staff, the spooky abandoned buildings now attract intrepid photographers eager…

Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: Q10 – Monks Road

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Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: D13 – Birchwood

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Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: K12 – Valentine Road

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Lincoln AtoZ Podcast: S7 – Bunkers Hill & The Carlton Centre

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/s5ua72/S7BunkersHillPodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 39:44 — 27.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSAfter a painful attempt to cycle up Lindum Hill, we find ourselves amongst the “Young Professionals” of the new-build Carlton Boulevard area and The Carlton Centre. Here, we find out about the mining past of the area, Jonny rails against “Drive Thru’s”, and we decide to risk…

Lincoln A to Z Podcast: Ab2 – The Avenue

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/q6g34/Ab2TheAvenuePodcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 41:00 — 28.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we venture into the city centre where a walk past the Social Security office on the corner of Orchard Street and West Parade leads us to muse over whether it is Lincoln’s Ugliest Building  We also hear tales of Dr Who fanatics and ghosts from…

Lincoln A to Z Podcast: L16 – Bracebridge

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/d9drd/L16Podcast_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 30:25 — 20.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSOur first podcast is now available to listen to online. Find out how we got on when we visited the Bracebridge grid and hear what local people think of the area, plus the first round of A Question of Lincoln… Find out more about this grid on…

Introducing Lincoln A to Z

Lincoln A to Z will explore the city by visiting 52 randomly selected grid squares from the Lincoln A to Z street map.  Presenter Paul Tyler and Producer Jonny Haw will spend the next year visiting every grid and making a programme about each one for community radio station Siren 107.3FM. Presenter Paul Tyler said:…