About Mike SHAFT
Mike Shaft is a broadcaster of some repute in the North West. He was born in Grenada in the West Indies and has lived in the North West of England since 1968. He began his broadcasting career as a freelance presenter at Piccadilly Radio, Manchester in 1978.Read More
Back in 2002 during the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, I got a phone call from the manager of BBC GMR asking if I was available to present their Sunday Breakfast programme as holiday cover.
Leicester Riders' 100% start to the season is over after a dramatic weekend of action in the British Basketball League Championship.
And so endeth a truly mighty weekend of games in the BBL. The biggest news is probably Riders picking up their first loss while Newcastle Eagles replace them at the top of the BBL. Wildcats move up to 4th after two big wins and only London Lions now remain unbeaten.
Allen Payne insists there is no need for Sheffield Sharks to panic, despite two defeats in the opening three weeks of the season.
Over the years I have had the great pleasure of meeting a number of celebrities and sports people.
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Some massive results in Week 3 of the BBL 2014/15 season. Glasgow Rocks dump London Lions out of the BBL Cup while Bristol Flyers continue to rock'n roll.
The BBL Cup comes crashing delightfully into focus this weekend with no fewer than five first round ties.
Matt Newby’s Leeds Force host Manchester Giants on Friday, a team he feels represent the transition his club is trying to make.
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