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BBC newsreader Howard Philpott has died aged 63

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Howard Philpott has died aged 63  [BBC] The 63 year old worked as an newsreader for the popular radio station for 13 years.  Previously starting at the BBC as a trainee studio manager in 1975, the star then began working for Radio 4, which he said had been a childhood ambition. Howard’s wife Nic said he "adored radio – it was his life". Today senior announcer Chris Aldridge said that Howard was a "much-loved and respected" newsreader. Neil Nunes wrote a tribute ...