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Torry Its History and People Book Aberdeen Author Gordon Bathgate
Information about Aberdeen author Gordon Bathgate who wrote the book Torry - Its History and People and is a Waves FM Peterhead Radio Presenter
In 2006 Gordon Bathgate published a book called Torry - Its History and People. It was a huge success and sold out its first print run of 1500 copies. More editions were printed and the book remains a top seller in Aberdeen bookshops like Waterstones
or it can be purchased directly from online bookshop Amazon
As the title suggests Gordon's 134 paged book is about the area of Torry in Aberdeen throughout the years and narrates tales of some of the well known people and lesser known characters. Torry Its History and People also talks about the days when Torry was a busy fishing village and is illustrated throughout with photographs of Torry and photos of the fisherfolk.
It was published by Girdleness Publishing. Gordon writes part time and his full time job is with Langstane Press. He still remains a Torry loon, living at Girdleness Road.
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Gordon Bathgate Seventies Slammer Radio Show
This has not been the only spot of fame that Gordon Bathgate has enjoyed - he is a popular presenter and Disc Jockey on the Buchan radio station Waves FM
that broadcasts throughout the Broch, Peterhead and Mintlaw. Waves Radio can be heard on 101.2 FM and if you cannot get it on your radio you can listen to the station live on their website. Gordon presents the Seventies Slammer show each Saturday from 12 - 2pm.
Before presenting the 70s slammer show Gordon Bathgate cut his teeth as a DJ throughout the seventies in Aberdeen. He was a founding member of Grampian Hospital Radio in 1981.
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Buy Torry Its History and People online from bookshop Amazon
Waterstone's in the Trinity Centre, the Evening Express shop on Union Street or newsagents and book shops in Torry, Aberdeen.
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