Radio presenter will open housing

A POPULAR BBC Radio 2 presenter will be spinning into Ipswich on Monday to officially open new housing for elderly people.Don Maclean MBE, the presenter of Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday programme will be at the Holme Oaks Curt retirement development in Cliff Lane at noon.

A POPULAR BBC Radio 2 presenter will be spinning into Ipswich on Monday to officially open new housing for elderly people.

Don Maclean MBE, the presenter of Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday programme will be at the Holme Oaks Curt retirement development in Cliff Lane at noon.

During the last 12 years, Don has played host to a variety of famous personalities including the Dalai Lama, archbishop Desmond Tutu and the former archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey.

In addition to his television career, he has also been successful on stage, television and cabaret, initially shooting to fame in the BBC children's TV show Crackerjack.

Don will arrive at Holme Oaks Court at noon before addressing residents and their guests.

He will then cut a ribbon in the main entrance to Holme Oaks Court to declare the development officially open.

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Alana Johnstone, from McCarthy and Stone, the company behind the development, said the residents were looking forward to the visit.

She added: “Many of them listen to his programme and his special brand of humour is sure to go down a treat.”

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