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Former BBC NI broadcaster Michael Baguley dies aged 89

Michael Baguley has died aged 89

FORMER BBC Northern Ireland broadcaster Michael Baguley has died aged 89.

A news and current affairs presenter during the 1960s and 1970s, he passed away on February 8.

Mr Baguley was a newsreader on the BBC's inaugural regional broadcast from Broadcasting House in Belfast on September 30 1957.

He also presented the main evening news programme and was a community announcer.

Mr Baguley was also at the helm of TV news magazine programme Town and Around and the popular radio show Two-Way Family Favourites.

His funeral is due to take place at Roselawn Crematorium on Tuesday at 11am.

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