The Community Show #10

Broadcast on Thursday 2nd July 2015.  Due to Operation Stack in place our studio guest couldn’t make it so for the first time since we launched the show we went solo!  Thank goodness for all the activities taking place around Kent over the next couple of weeks so we were certainly not short on show material.  Our key… Read More »

The Community Show #9

Broadcast on Thursday 25th June 2015.  Our studio guest was Gillian Storey, Chair of the Knockholt Carnival Charities Committee.  The group are preparing for a major event taking place on Saturday 11th July at Knockholt Recreation Ground (TN14 7LG).  Listen to the show and find out more about the work this committee do – more than just organising a… Read More »

The Community Show #8

Broadcast on Thursday 18th June 2015.  Our studio guest was The Mayor of Tonbridge & Malling, Cllr Owen Baldock (or Owen as he said we could call him).  Having been Mayor for only 4 weeks at the time of broadcast, Owen is certainly doing as much as he can for Tonbridge & Malling.  His chosen charities are The… Read More »

The Community Show #7

Broadcast on Thursday 11th June 2015. Our studio guest was Gary Kirton, Founder of Ashford Community Funds, a fundraising organisation raising money for various charities. His most recent fundraiser was a charity football event which so far as raised over £6.5k! Listen to the show to find out why Gary spends the majority of his free time organising… Read More »

The Community Show #6

Broadcast on Thursday 4th June.  Our studio guest was Jane Woodward, Ambassador and Volunteer at Hospice in the Weald.  Not only was it Volunteers Week but also fundraising week for the Hospice. If you would like to find out more about volunteering or fundraising for Hospice in the Weald you can find plenty of information on their website… Read More »

The Community Show #5

Broadcast on Thursday 28th May.  Our studio guests were: Sally Laker, Co-founder of the deaf children’s football team run by Herne Bay Youth Football Club with team coaches Gemma Vass and Thomas Mead. To get in touch with the team you can email secretary@hernebayyouth.co.uk  or call Sally Laker on 07738 528802 for more details.  

The Community Show #4

Broadcast on Thursday 21st May.  Our studio guest was Symone Salwan, co-chair of  Sevenoaks Area Dementia Friendly Communities and co-chair of West Kent Dementia Action Alliance. Symone Salwan: Director, Home Instead Senior Care – symone.salwan@homeinstead.co.uk | 01732 759 854 | www.homeinstead.co.uk | @HomeInstead_TW Useful links & contacts from show #4: Tracey Schneider: Project Leader, Kent County Council – DementiaWKent@outlook.com | 07730… Read More »

The Community Show #3

  Broadcast on Thursday 14th May: Our studio guest was John Handley, CEO of The Bridge Trust, a homelessness charity operating out of Tonbridge and covering the West Kent area.  Homelessness isn’t just a problem confined to inner city areas but is happening across Kent.

The Community Show #2

  Broadcast on Thursday 7th May 2015. Our studio guests were Louise Henley from Kent Deaf Children’s Society and Juliet Shand from Erb’s Palsy Group – two very inspiring ladies who have joined forces to organise a fundraising Zumbathon taking place on Saturday 9th May.  Find out more about their charities and why they have joined forces to put… Read More »

The Community Show #1

Thursday 30th April saw the launch of The Community Show on Channel Radio.  We were delighted to be joined by Rachel Holweger, Director of Fundraising at Ellenor (the new name that combines Ellenor Lions and chYps).  As it was the first show there were a few technical problems at the start but if you bear with it, you’ll find it… Read More »