Frank Wappat: Veteran BBC radio broadcaster dies
Veteran broadcaster Frank Wappat has died at the age of 84.
The radio presenter, who worked for the BBC for 40 years, died earlier - on his birthday - at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary due to heart failure.
The former BBC Newcastle presenter retired in October 2010 due to ill health.
17 Feb 2014
- From the section Tyne & Wear