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NEW programme on Pulse 98.4 Wednesdays 4.00pm - The Crooked Cabin

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NEW to Pulse 98.4 from Wednesday 14 February at 4.00-5.00pm - The Crooked Cabin, presented and produced by Stephen Quigley.

Stephen is new to Pulse 98.4 and says about his new programme: "Take a journey through space and time with The Crooked Cabin and experience an eclectic hand picked soundtrack, containing the best sounds spanning the last 50 years. Expect alternative and indie classics, seasoned with psychedelic rock and whatever else the occasion demands"

The Crooked Cabin with Stephen Quigley, Wednesday 14 February, 4.00-5.00pm and Catch Up anytime.

BOOKED returns for a new season, Sundays at 2.00pm

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The BOOKED programme returns with a new season of interviews and featured guests after a season of 'Best of Booked'.

Presenter and producer of Booked, Shirley Whiteside, has as her first new guest in this new programme is Olga Wojtas.  She joins Shirley to talk about her hilarious debut novel, Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Golden Samovar.

Shirley says of the book: "Shona, a product of the Marcia Blaine School for Girls, tries very hard to do the right thing but often gets the wrong end of the stick. And please don't mention THAT novel (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) which Shona feels gives her alma mater a bad name.

Shirley will also be chatting to Tabatha Stirling about The Colour of Madness, a new anthology about BAME experiences of mental health issues.

BOOKED with Shirley Whiteside, Sunday 11 February 2018 at 2.00-3.00pm. Repeated Tuesday 13 February, 3.00pm plus Catch Up anytime for up to 28 days after broadcast.

Gus Michael from Pulse 98.4 will host the Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally start in Paisley on Wednesday

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The Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally 2018 returns to Paisley in spectacular fashion this Wednesday, 31 January and Gus Michael from Pulse 98.4 will be there to host the evening.

In its fifth year in Paisley with 100 cars leaving the ramp at Abbey Close, Paisley Abbey with 25 historic and classic cars beginning their epic 1,500-mile journey to the South of France, it is the only start leg in the UK!

All cars will be on display at Abbey Close/Paisley Abbey from 4.00pm with each one being waved off from 6.00pm.

There will be bumper to bumper car-themed entertainment in what is a great day out for motor enthusiasts to get a glimpse at vintage vehicles.

From 4.00pm, Paisley Town Hall will host a giant Scalextric set, a Sega Rally arcade machine, children's workshops, face painting and refreshments for those wanting to gear themselves up before the send-off at 6.00pm.  Join Gus and the team for the start of the Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally on Wednesday evening in Paisley town centre at Paisley Town Hall and Paisley Abbey.

Picture shows the 2017 Start and send-off from Paisley Town Hall.

WIN tickets for the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show in Glasgow

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The Scottish Caravan Show drives back into Glasgow at Scotland’s largest exhibition is making its welcome return from until Thursday 8 February until Sunday 11 February 2018.

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show, which is once again sponsored by one of Scotland's leading motorhome dealers BC Motorhomes, will take over the entire SEC Glasgow for another year to welcome over 200 exhibitors and outdoor experts across the four-day period.

To celebrate the return of the much loved exhibition, we’ve teamed up with the show to offer Pulse 98.4 listeners the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to the ultimate outdoor extravaganza. Listen to the Stuart James Drivetime Show on Pulse 98.4 for further information on how you can enter and win!

With the exhibition set to be bigger than ever in 2018, with an even bigger family camping area, more accessories and hundreds of models, layouts and specifications all in one place, it’s the perfect destination to find out more about holidaying at home.

Visitors to the show will be able to have first sightings of the brand new models for 2018 as well as a variety of holiday homes from luxury lodges to eco pods. With brands including Airstream, Swift, Elddis, Lunar, Bailey, Coachman, Roller Team and Rapido there is guaranteed to be something to suit all needs and budgets. Back by popular demand, visitors will also be able to purchase the ‘must have’ tents and accessories for their outdoor adventures at the Accessory Superstore. On show will be marine products including jet skis and dinghies, as well as other marine accessories.

If that wasn’t enough, visitors will be able to wander through the Holiday Park Village where staff will be on hand to provide advice and offer suggestions to make sure their caravanning experience is the best it can be.

In addition, a number of clubs and associations will be there to help you pick out your next destination whilst free caravan towing or motorcaravan manoeuvring sessions are on offer from the Caravan & Motorhome Club.

Tickets on sale now, book yours and find out more about this year’s exhibition at www.caravanshowscotland.com

Pulse 98.4 competition terms & conditions: This competition is open to all adults over the age of 18. All entries must include the name and contact details of the entrant. Entries will not be considered if they do not have all information specified. Winners will be chosen at random, this decision is final.

Prize is one pair of tickets to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show 2018. Prize is valid for one day entry only and can be used on any one day between Thursday 8 February and Sunday 11 February 2018. This prize has no cash alternative, is non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Travel and parking are not included. Please note that you must provide a full driving licence to participate in the free towing and manoeuvring sessions.

The Xcerts live on Rewind & Unsigned, Monday 22 January 10pm


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Pic: Rab Brogan (centre) and to his left Pulse 98.4 presenter Matt Reed with The Xcerts.

On Monday night's Rab Brogan's Rewind & Unsigned there will be a live session from Aberdeen band The Xcerts.

The Xcerts were originally formed by 13-year-olds Murray Macleod and Jordan Smith after meeting in the headmasters room at their school in Aberdeen. When school friend Ross McTaggart joined on drums, The Xcerts went on to record two EPs at the local recording studio Captain Tom's.

In order to progress, the band moved to Brighton, Sussex in 2006, where Macleod went to college. Shortly afterwards, The Xcerts parted ways with their old drummer Ross McTaggart. A replacement was found in Tom Heron, originally from Exeter who was living in Brighton with a mutual friend, and had also become close friends with Murray and Jordan. With the newly formed trio created, the band began writing the songs that would start to spread the word of The Xcerts nationally.

The band released the songs "Feels Like Falling in Love", "Hold On To Your Heart" and "Daydream" in 2017 and "Drive Me Wild" in January 2018, all taken from their fourth studio album 'Hold On To Your Heart', which is due for release on 19th January 2018.  Visit The Xcerts online here.

Rab Brogan's Rewind & Unsigned, Monday 22 January 10.00pm-12midnight and Catch Up anytime.



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