Pensioners win top radio award

TWO broadcasting pensioners with a combined age of 176 have won a top honour in the Sony Radio Awards.
Betty Smith, 90, and Beryl Renwick, 86, beat BBC 6 Music favourites Adam and Joe to claim the gong for the Best Entertainment Programme. The pair, who describe new music as “absolute piffle” and reminisce about sugar shortages during the war, broadcast as Betty and Beryl on Radio Humberside.           –WO

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