Frank Rowntree compilation recordings. Part 2, Track 5.

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Frank Rowntree is asked to talk about natural resources. The presenter comments that the miners' strike is in progress. What happens in the future? Rowntree talks about water shortages and then the pollution of the environment by industry. He asks people to take this subject seriously.


Sheffield : BBC Radio Sheffield, 1972.

Physical description

1 encoded audio file (2.58 min.) : 44.1kHz.



Copyright note

BBC Radio Sheffield 1972

Terms of use

Under licence.

Language note

In English.

Creator/production credits

BBC Radio Sheffield.


Francis St. D. Rowntree 1928-1996 was awarded the OBE in 1986. In 1987 he was appointed Vice President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and also Vice President of the Institute of Health.
For a period in the 1970s, Frank Rowntree was the Health Education Officer for Sheffield. He was invited into the BBC Radio Sheffield studios for a regular short weekly health spot.


Track 5 Time start: 00:00:00 Time end: 00:02:58 Length: 00:02:58


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