What follows is an attempt to document the history of Ossett's textile mills, which were, in the first instance, woollen cloth mills, but as the 19th century came to an end, Ossett was increasingly a centre for the production of recovered wool cloth made from rags called mungo and shoddy.There have been a couple of cotton mills in Ossett and other related businesses such as flock manufacturing, a dye works and blanket making.Every respectable Ossett textile mill had a chimney and usually a mill dam too.
The current assistant producer is Rebecca Huxtable, usually called 'Beccy' or 'Wacky Beccy' on air.
|url= On a Friday, the show is modified with more music, in the form of the two features "The Wonder Years", which features a different track from each sequential year to the present day, and "Floor Fillers" which is an hour of dance music.
[ On Friday he opens the show by using another catchphrase 'it's only bley Friday' which is usually shouted very loudly in an incoherent manor to a backing of a random piece of classical music.
On 9/1/77, Pittman took over as PD with a whole new cast, including replacing Don Imus with Ellie Dylan, and also hiring Allen Beebe, Johnny Dark and Lee Masters. () This great sounding aircheck of WTIC was recorded 9/30/91.
WNBC was obviously trying very hard to sound as boring as possible in this aircheck, playing several slow songs in row - probably to contrast the coming change to full out Top 40. At the time, Steele was retiring from his daily Monday-Saturday programs.