Broadcast on Thursday 24th May 2018.  Our studio guest was Claire Battersby, Community Fundraiser at Demelza Hospice Care for Children to talk about Children's Hospice Week, raising awareness of the work that children's hospices do.  For anyone who wants to know more about the work of Demelza, there is a Community Fun Day ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 17th May 2018.  Our studio guest was Camilla Slattery, Head of Fundraising and Voluntary Services at Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in East Grinstead.  With the NHS celebrating 70 years on 5th July 2018, they have come up with the Big 7Tea Campaign to mark the anniversary.  ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 10th May 2018.  It was our annual broadcast about Dying Matters Awareness week, this year from 14th-20th May 2018.  We were joined in the studio by Sandra Cayzer and Lyn Folan from Heart of Kent Hospice.  It's not an easy topic to discuss with family and loved ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 3rd May 2018.  We were joined in the studio by Carl Lewis, Tonbridge Poppy Appeal Organiser.  Last year Carl and his team raised over £37,000 from the Tonbridge Poppy Appeal, an absolutely staggering amount.  Not only is he coordinating the fundraising from the selling of poppy's but ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 19th April 2018.  Our studio guest was Katrina Adams, Head of Charity at We Are Beams - a charity supporting disabled children and their families.  The charity was formed 22 years ago as the Parents Consortium and rebranded last year to We Are Beams.  They provide a ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 12th April 2018.  We were joined in the studio by Juliet Shand, Trustee at Erb's Palsy UK.  the only UK based organisation offering advice, information and support to families affected by Erb’s Palsy – a condition mainly due to birth trauma which affects movement and feeling to an ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 5th April 2018.  We were joined in the studio by Zoë Quirk (Marketing) and Naomi Collick (Curator) from Chiddingstone Castle in Kent.  Listen to the show to find out more about this historic house filled with exotic treasures, the events which take place, initiatives to showcase some ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 29th March 2018.  Our studio guests were Simon Gadd, Founder & Director of Trinity Fencing CIC and Fundraising Manager, Suzanne Lestrade-Orji.  Listen to the show to hear the story of why Simon set up Trinity Fencing specifically to employ young ex-offenders as apprentices in his business and ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 22nd March 2018.  We were delighted to welcome back Sarah MacDonald and Jo Hage to the studio, founders of Kent Charity Awards who celebrated their 2018 Awards dinner on 15th March.  We were also joined by Ian Townsend-Blazier, Business Development Manager at Children and Families Ltd who ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 15th March 2018.  Our studio guest was Tom Fishenden, Marketing Apprentice at Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind, one of the local branches of the national mental health charity Mind.  Listen to the show to find out about the services on offer at MMK Mind, how you can ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 8th March 2018.  With Ken away for the next two weeks I was delighted to welcome stand in co-host Joseph Wooltorton to step in and what a super job he did. Our studio guest was Linda Trew, Head of Fundraising at ellenor - providing support and services for ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 22nd February 2018.  Our studio guests were Keith Pascoe, Area Manager and Paige James, on-call firefighter from Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS).  KFRS are currently recruiting for more on-call firefighters at a number of their fire stations.  Listen to the show to find out the requirements for ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 15th February 2018.  We were joined on the phone by Symone Salwan from the Tonbridge Dementia Friendly Communities Group who are holding a Dementia Friendly Business Exchange on Wednesday 7th March at the Tonbridge Juddians RFC.  The event is free for local businesses operating in and around ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 8th February.  Our studio guest was mega fundraiser Gary Kirton from Ashford Charity Funds.  Gary starting fundraising in 1989 and has raised thousands for charities over the years.  His latest challenge is to run the London Marathon with his wife, Maz, this April.  Both will be dressed as penguins ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 1st February 2018.  Our studio guest was Keith Mabbutt, Founder and CEO of Street Soccer Foundation - a non-profit organisation who change lives through football.   Listen to the show to find out how, after hearing a radio interview with the CEO of Shelter and learning about how homelessness affects young people, ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 25th January 2018.  Our studio guest was Mandy Quy-Verlander, Engagement Officer at Ageless Thanet who provide FREE local activities for all of Thanet's residents who are 50+.  There are so many benefits residents can receive by joining in such as discounts at local businesses, numerous classes and workshops and ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 11th January 2018.  We were delighted to welcome our first studio guests of the year onto the show - Anna Firth and Irene Collins, two of the Co-Founders of Every Step Counts.  Listen to the show to find out what makes this walking group different from other ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 4th January 2018.  It was great to be back in the studio after the Christmas break.  With the sickness bugs doing their rounds it was just Ken and Laura with a load of shout outs for events coming up and of course their entertaining banter. If you ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 21st December 2017.  For our final show of the year, we were joined on the phone by Cliff Rance, a volunteer at the Samaritans Ashford and Tenterden Branch.  The Samaritans are available 24/7, 365 days a year to provide emotional support to those who need it.  Listen ...
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Broadcast on Thursday 13th December 2017.  Our phone guests were Barry and Maureen Chaseley, Project Managers from Tunbridge Wells Churches Winter Shelter.  From Tuesday 2nd January until 5th March 2018, there will be 12 beds available, meals and support for those sleeping rough over the winter period.  Listen to the ...
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