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A Helping of History with special guest Rosi Avis (Citizens Advice Manchester) - 08/10/2019

A Helping of History with special guest Rosi Avis (Citizens Advice Manchester) - 08/10/2019

Playing tracks by

Joni Mitchell, Lee Dorsey, Lesley Gore, Petula Clark, Roy Orbison and more.

This week, I’ll be talking Citizens Advice! In a bit of a crossover show, I’ll be joined in the studio by Rosi Avis (who you may have heard presenting the Citizens Advice Manchester show on the station).

Manchester CAB turns 80 years old this year. Started in 1939 to assist people with enquiries and problems of wartime, Citizens Advice Manchester continues to provide free, impartial advice to people in Manchester. I’ll be talking to Rosi about the history of this organization – sometimes called the ‘Poor Man’s Lawyer’ – and the ways it has developed since it began in 1939.

In the second hour of the show, I’ll be sharing a few of my favourite stories from the early days on Citizens Advice Manchester – from clothing coupons to chimney sweeps.

In addition to this, I’ll be taking my usual look through Yesterday’s Papers!

Listen every Tuesday from 12-2pm, North Manchester FM, 106.6 FM
http://northmanchester.fm/

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