First funeral of victim - Gary Church From Christ Church, Waterloo, Organ playing 'You'll Never Walk Alone', Vicar Ray Hutchinson reading sermon, then Liverpool footballer John Aldridge reading lesson; Littlewoods' group Chief Exec, Desmond Pitcher defending the contribution made by pools companies to the game of football; Radio package - Liverpool FC to turn Anfield into an all-seater stadium; Interview with vice chairman of Football Supporters Association, Peter Jackson, saying supporters will find it difficult to come to terms with not being able to stand on the Kop; Radio package on plans for one minute silence across Merseyside one week on from tragedy; Radio package - Peter Wright, Chief Constable, SYP stating he has banned his officers from talking to reporters; Radio package - Newsagents boycotting the Sun newspaper; Interviews with Father Joe Cunningham and Rev. John Duffield - how their churches have responded to the disaster; Interview with David Mason, Director of Social Services for Liverpool criticising the decision not to release the clothing and personal effects of victims; Radio package - with parents at bedsides of their children at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield; Interview with Henry Thomas who lost his son David at Hillsborough; Second part of disk: Billy Butler and Johnny Kennedy (Radio City) introduce programme link up; Short piece - Lord Taylor - commenting on tributes laid at Anfield; Interview with David Mason on journalist 'con-men'; Piece about Lord Mackay, the Lord Chancellor visiting the Liverpool Law Society; Interview with Jack Dunnett on his concerns over the ID card bill; Piece about war veterans in Southport upset that Cenotaph has been turned into a memorial for the Hillsborough victims; Interview with Derek Morris, Chairman of Hillsborough Disaster Appeal on the amount raised; Interview with Eddie Loydon on press coverage; Radio Merseyside link up with BBC radio Kent, Cornwall and Leeds; Radio package on ID cards debate in Parliament; Radio package on 'scarf link' between Anfield and Goodison Park football grounds; Piece about message of sympathy from Mayor of Moscow; Package previewing memorial service to be held at Prenton Park; Interview with Keva Coombes on why he'd like to see a national sports stadium built on Merseyside; Piece on service at Anfield - Bishop David Sheppard welcomes all to Anfield, Phillip Duffy, Choirmaster at Roman Catholic Cathedral sings 'Abide with me' and 'You'll never walk alone', Derek Worlock thanks people for their efforts; Report on service to be held at Sheffield Cathedral; Interview with Geoff Burnage, director of Millwall FC, denying reports that his fans tried to ruin minute's silence at Upton Park; Radio package on closing of Anfield to further tributes; Interview with David Sheppard rejecting the view that recent displays of morning in Liverpool are sentimental; Radio package - David Sheppard, Derek Worlock and John Newton on a traumatic week for Merseyside; Radio package on minute's silence across city of Liverpool

Unique ID: BRM000000200001
Date(s): 20 April 1989
22 April 1989
Contributor: BBC Radio Merseyside
Folder title: All documents
Sub-folder title: All documents
Original format: Audio-visual
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