HTV News
1982
HTV News - with Richard Wyatt and Bruce Hockin.
 
Richard Wyatt and Bruce Hockin bring us all the latest news on the big freeze in the West Country.
 
Sadly this clip is only in Black & White and is incomplete.



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1985
HTV News - with Bruce Hockin and Alison Holloway.
 
These titles used a venetian blind effect for wiping between pictures and beige is the main colour theme for the set.
 
Thanks to Allen Doe for the recording.

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Click for larger image HTV News
1987
HTV News - with Bruce Hockin and Richard Wyatt.
 
Hovering over the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Floating Harbour, HTV News from 1987. Bob is now HTV News longest running presenter, he's still there.
 
right clip - close with signer Sherrie Eugene

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Click for larger image HTV News
1987
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Click for larger image HTV News Bulletins
1987
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1988


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1988
Later in 1988... the set gets a lick of paint, out goes the grey and pink, instead turquoise green with stripes! plus a gold metal look airbrushed HTV logo.
 
interesting.

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1988
Peter Crawford
1988
Peter Marshall
1988
Victoria Crawford
1988



HTV News
1989
From 1989, the music is the same but now HTV ident, just letters. Nice shot of the logo and studio. Isn't that Peter Lewis doing the voice over?
 
left clip - Bruce Hockin and Graham Purches. right clip - another clip from 1989, this time featuring former Tyne Tees continuity anouncer Annie St John.


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1992
Click for larger image late 1989 saw the graphics updated, now depicting a map of the west country with a Venetian blind effect. The backdrop changed depending on the season, this clip shows the winter nightime set.

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1989
Click for larger image Richard Wyatt and Bob Crampton.

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1992
Click for larger image A couple of news bulletins here from the venetian blinds era.
 
left clip - Graham Purches, right clip - Peter Crawford


HTV News Week
1991
HTV News Week - with Graham Purches and Sherrie Eugene.
 
A chance to catch up with all the past's news in the west, complete with signing.


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Click for larger image HTV News
1993
Click for larger image HTV News - with Bruce Hockin and Patricia Yorston. From 1993, the HTV ident is back. HTV News has a special HTV ident a the start of the programme.

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1993
Click for larger image A lunchtime bulletin from 1993

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Click for larger image HTV News
1994
Click for larger image HTV News - with Bruce Hockin and Sue King.
 
Great set of titles and music from HTV, not sure about the orange set. Fresh from TSW Today, Sue King joined the HTV News team during 1993. The Programme had now moved to 6.25pm.


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1994
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1995
HTV News - with Bob Crampton and Patricia Yorston.
 
Look familiar? Ah yes, someone forgot to mention to HTV West that you needed the permision of the OS to use their map! It was huridly withdrawn!

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Click for larger image The West Tonight
c1998

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HTV News
1998
The West Tonight - with Bob Crampton and Jane Solomons.
 
HTV News became The West Tonight for a period. The lunchtime bulletin was labelled The West at 12.20.
 
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1999
Kevin joined HTV News in 1996 from HTV Wales (BBC Wales before that) replacing Bruce Hockin. Sherrie joined the presentation team, previously being the programmes interpreter for the deaf.
 
right clip - programme close

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1999
Click for larger image HTV News (Morning Bulletin) - with Peter Rowell.
 
Peter Rowell is a regular face on HTV West reading the GMTV, Lunchtime and Weekend bulletins.
 


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2000
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2000

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Click for larger image HTV News
2.7.2001
Click for larger image HTV News - with Kevin Owen and Sherrie Eugene.
 
Reporting for the west, from the west, HTV News. A slightly new look for HTV News on Monday 5th March 2001. What have they done to the titles? As for the backdrop!


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2001

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Click for larger image HTV News (Lunchtime)
2001
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Click for larger image HTV News (Late)
2001
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2001
Click for larger image HTV News - with Sherrie Eugene and Richard Lyddon.
 
Monday 3rd September saw yet another new look for HTV News in the West. So much for the last re-launch back in March!


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2001
Click for larger image An afternoon HTV West News bulletin
 
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2001
Click for larger image An evening HTV West News bulletin with Mark Owen.
 
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2001
The main evening news with Richard Lyddon and Jenny Hull.
 
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