The Community Radio Show #194

Broadcast on Thursday 23rd May 2019. Our studio guest was Jane Lacey from SENsational Choir, a Canterbury based choir which gives young people with special educational needs and their families the opportunity to take part in a choir. Listen to the show to find out how Jane got involved in the choir, and how it benefits those who… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #193

Broadcast on Thursday 9th May 2019. My studio guest was Katrina Adams, Head of Charity at We Are Beams charity. Listen to the show to hear how the charity started with a group of parents with children with disabilities managed to get some initial funding so they could provide services that they felt were much needed for families… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #192

Broadcast on Thursday 2nd May 2019. My studio guest was Denise Wilton, a Dementia Champion and Dementia Friend with a number of events taking place over Dementia Action Week 2019 (20-26 May 2019). Listen to the show to understand a few of the symptoms of dementia as well as tips on what you can do to help those… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #191

Broadcast on Thursday 25th April 2019. My studio guest was Tom Fishenden, Marketing Apprentice at Maidstone & Mid Kent Mind charity. Listen to the show to hear about the services MMK Mind provide to the local community and how their new extension has meant they are now able to do more to support not just those with mental… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #190

Broadcast on Thursday 18th April 2019.  Our studio guest was Chris Pollard, Trustee and Interim CEO at Romney Resource Centre, a charity offering local people of all ages excellent information, advice and guidance, training and education. Listen to the show to hear how the Resource Centre is supporting the local community in and around Romney Marsh and how they… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #189

Broadcast on Thursday 4th April 2019.  We were joined in the studio by Phil Bungay from the Parkinson’s UK: Medway Working Age Group, Jane Cullen – author, and on the phone Steve Ford, Chief Executive at Parkinson’s UK.  World Parkinson’s Day is coming up next Thursday 11th April and Parkinson’s UK are launching a new campaign #ParkinsonsIs to… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #188

Broadcast on Thursday 21st March 2019.  We were joined on the phone by Symone Salwan, Co-Chair of the Sevenoaks Area Dementia Friendly Community Forum (SADFC) to talk about the upcoming Run, Walk, Push Against Dementia event taking place in Knole Park (Sevenoaks) on Sunday 12th May 2019 to raise funds for SADFC so they can continue to deliver… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #187

Broadcast on Thursday 14th March 2019.  Studio Guests were: Zoe from Lily’s Bistro and Lily’s Social Kitchen CIC in Canterbury, providing employment opportunities to those who are vulnerable and face barriers to employment; and Jo and Jenny from The Umbrella Café CIC in Whitstable, a community cafe for everybody and one of the friendliest and most accessible cafés in… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #186

Broadcast on Thursday 7th March 2019.  My studio guest was John Handley, CEO at The Bridge Trust, a charity supporting single homeless people in West Kent with advice, accommodation and support.  Listen to the show to hear about the support the charity provide to those in need of their assistance, supporting them as they rebuild their lives and move… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #185

Broadcast on Thursday 28th February 2019.  We were joined by Natalie Smith – Director of Grants and Impact at Kent Community Foundation.  Listen to the show to hear all about the grant process for applying for funding and how the Kent Community Foundation will really do what they can to help you get funding for your group or… Read More »