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Express Duckpond

Welcome to the Express FM Duck Pond.

From here you can view all of our Dazz's ducks that are up for adoption. All monies raised will be passed on to The Rowans Hospice in Purbrook and we are pleased to have their blessing.

The ducks are available to adopt from £5 upwards and for that you get the duck to look after (until they are old enough to fly off on their own), an adoption certificate, a warm glow and the knowledge that you have helped to support our local Hospice. Prices of actual ducks are available on request, by either calling Darren on our above number or emailing him directly on darren@expressfm.com.

The idea came about when one morning Darren Gamblen announced "Good monrning my ducklings and welcome to my pond" as his opening words. That's when the duck's started arriving........ since then ducks have come in from all over the place... even Spain and Australia!

Darren Gamblen's morning show has regular updates from The Rowans Hospice at Purbrook and on how our duck pond appeal is going.


More ducklings are being added all the time.... keep watching!

Duck 79 shipping out to Afghanistan!

On Tuesday 20th September, Express FM Towers was invaded by members of the 7th Artillery, who were completing a list of bizarre challenges (including introducing a song on the radio, meeting someone famous, swapping a sticker for something of higher value and getting our Vicki in a wedding dress!) with nothing but their mobile phones and £1 to help them, for a team building exercise before they leave for Afghanistan in October.
We gave them one of Dazz's big ducks, and they promised they'd send us a photo once they're out there!

Duck 96 has now been signed by Jadan Lee!

Jadan Lee is the winner of an Urban Music Award for Best Unsigned Artist, and also going under the name of Tru Menace, remixing for Taio, Mark Ronson and Daniel Merriweather. On the live scene, Jadan has toured with Ne-Yo, Timbaland and Omar.

He's now doing acoustic music and his new single, ‘Definitely You’, is released on the 26 September.


Darren will be hosting a Ducklings Disco at the Hilsea Lido's Blue Lagoon on Saturday 15th October 2011.

So come and join us doing the "Funky Chicken" , waddling like "Pingu" and dancing the "Disco Duck". It will be fun for all the family. Great news too in that the entrance price is only £5 per adult and £1 for accompanied children. Where else can you get quality entertainment for that price? (We use the term quality, loosely!) Don't forget, all profits go to The Rowans Hospice.

The event is strictly limited to 200 people, so don't get your feathers in a mess, book your tickets now by either emailing darren@expressfm.com, or calling us on 023 9275 1530. Don't Delay and end up disappointed.

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