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Tributes to Dianne Oxberry

Roger Johnson talks to Manx Radio about colleague

Many tributes are being paid to BBC North West presenter Dianne Oxberry, who has died from cancer aged 51.

A familiar face on television screens on the Island for many years, Dianne was the weather presenter on North West Tonight and also fronted the Inside Out current affairs programme.

Colleague Roger Johnson says Dianne was a thorough professional and very down to earth.

He says one moment when comedian Peter Kay interrupted her forecast is remembered by many people:-

 

You can hear the full tribute from Roger Johnson in Mandate at Five this evening (Friday).

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