Leon Tipler - RIP

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Leon Tipler - RIP

Post by Gary Edwards » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:18 pm

I have some sad news.

Leon Tipler died last night at 9pm. He had kidney cancer and they were in the process of getting him strong enough to go through chemo, but he simply lost the battle in the end.

Leon worked for Offshore stations Radio City and Radio 270 in the 60s and then on Radio Atlantis as Scott Mitchell.

However, he may be better known to the readers of this forum for his production work on Sunshine Radio in Ludlow, both pirate and legal versions including production of The Sunshine Radio Story. He also produced The Irish Pirates documentary for Alfasound.

He presented shows on Sunshine as himself, Uncle Gabby and Arnold. More recently he was heard on Radio Maldwyn and Radio Hafren in Mid-Wales.

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Re: Leon Tipler - RIP

Post by Gary Edwards » Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:30 pm

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Re: Leon Tipler - RIP

Post by Gary Edwards » Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:47 pm

Another nice tribute here:

http://www.offshoreradio.co.uk/leont.htm

If anyone enjoyed Leon's shows for Sunshine 855, Radio Maldwyn or Radio Hafren, someone has set up a stream playing out his old shows from those stations.

It also features some older stuff from Kidderminster Hospital Radio and GLTK Radio.

http://myradiostream.com/gltk

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