RIP Dianne Oxberry.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Dave7, 11 Jan 2019.

  1. Dave7

    Dave7 Guru

    Cant see another thread on this but MODS please merge if there is.
    Lovely lady, 'weather girl' and presenter.
    I'm sure she was on TV just one week ago.
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  2. glasgowcyclist

    glasgowcyclist Charming but somewhat feckless

    Here's a link for those who might not recognise the name...
  3. johnnyb47

    johnnyb47 Über Member

    One of the presenters on radio 5 live this morning, almost broke down talking about her. RIP
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  4. Dave 123

    Dave 123 Guru

    This is sad.
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  5. Hacienda71

    Hacienda71 Mancunian in self imposed exile in leafy Cheshire

    Wilmslow, Cheshire
    Shocked me reading the news this morning. :sad:
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  6. Corky Cyclist

    Corky Cyclist Guest

    Son of Nuts

    Cancer really is a bore.
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  7. dan_bo

    dan_bo How much does it cost to Oldham?

    She was ace. Bit of a shocker to say the least.
  8. cuberider

    cuberider Über Member

    I was stunned when I found out this morning. Its no age, and so unexpected. Thoughts and prayers go out for her family.
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  9. That is sad news! I haven't watched tv in ages,but i remember her doing the weather report and local programs for this region. This must've been a very aggressive form of cancer if she was working up till last month. You just do not know what fate awaits you!
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  10. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    Awful news, I wonder if it was pancreatic cancer?
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  11. nickyboy

    nickyboy Norven Mankey

    An appreciation of the fragility of one's own existence as she was of a similar age to me.
    I used to like "The 8.15 from Manchester" with Oxers on the Boxers
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  12. Mrs M

    Mrs M Veteran

    Sad news
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  13. JPBoothy

    JPBoothy Senior Member

    Yes, I seem to remember seeing her very recently too.. Isn't it strange how we can warm to somebody that we have never met just from their cheery personality on tv.. Perhaps more of us should try it and then maybe we'll be remembered too.

    A sad loss indeed :sad:
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  14. Adam4868

    Adam4868 Veteran

    Gutted i feel ive grown up with her.Too young RIP.
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  15. SpokeyDokey

    SpokeyDokey 20% through Decade 7. Yikes! Moderator

    This sad news made me cry.

    I've always really liked strong and slightly quirky women - and she was both. Top presenter and what a shock.

    As already said upthread - life is so fragile and you never know if tomorrow's date has your name on it. :sad:
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