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1978: Frank Sinatra-singing parrot opens BBC Radio Wales

BBC Radio Wales is marking its 40th birthday. The English-language national radio station – bringing a mix of news, music and entertainment – took over a medium wave slot on 13 November 1978. A singing…

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Bangor singing group helps breathless lung patients

Image caption Bangor Singing for Lung Health A singing group is helping people living with chronic respiratory conditions to cope when breathlessness restricts their lives. The Bangor Singing for Lung Health group acts as therapy…



Dementia patients ‘come alive’ in singing classes

A 90-year-old woman “comes alive” during singing classes for dementia patients, her daughter has said. Pauline Goodger said the sessions in Wollaton, Nottingham, help her mother Alma to access memories of songs she knew in…



Pub choir: ‘Singing is not traumatic – it’s fun’

A choir launched in a pub in Brisbane, Australia has become a hit with singers and on social media. Pub Choir director Astrid Jorgensen says that the pub – and sometimes the alcohol – helps…



World Cup 2018: What are England fans singing?

Image copyright Dan Mullan/Getty Images Image caption We’re singing for England, Eng-er-land! With England’s footballers managing at long last to win a World Cup penalty shootout, supporters of Gareth Southgate’s men remain in fine voice…


Singing dream for 11-year-old boy living with dementia

Josh Cullip has dementia because of a genetic disease, which is known to affect about 500 people worldwide. The 11-year-old, from Milton Keynes, was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick type C when he was a few weeks…



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