The Community Radio Show #156

  Broadcast on Thursday 5th July 2018.  Our scheduled guest, Emma Machin, from Foal Farm Animal Rescue in Biggin Hill was unable to make it in at the last minute due to sickness (don’t worry, she’s okay) so we were unable to find out all about Foal Farm but we did give their upcoming Country Festival, taking place… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #155

Broadcast on Thursday 28th June 2018.  Our studio guest was Huw Page from Sporting Bears – Koala Bears.  The Sporting Bears are dedicated classic and sports car enthusiasts, formed in 1989, who raise money for children’s charities up and down the country and the Koala Bears cover the South East.  To date the club has raised over £2m and each… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #154

Broadcast on Thursday 21st June 2018, Global MND (Motor Neurone Disease) Awareness Day.  We were joined in the studio by Phil Bungay – Lead Coordinator of the Parkinson’s UK: Medway Working Age Group & Co-Lead of the Medway Neurological Network, Janine Starling – Kent Local Development Manager for Parkinson’s UK and David Setters – Campaigns Contact for the… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #153

Broadcast on Thursday 14th June 2018.  With this week being Carers Week 2018 (11-17th June), we were delighted to be joined by Amy Weaver, Communication and Involvement Manager at Carers First, who have been running events across Kent over the last few days, with a few more still to take place.  Listen to the show to find out… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #152

Broadcast on Thursday 7th June 2018.  Our phone guest was Caroline Arnold, Director at Bore Place in Chiddingstone, home to the Commonwork Trust.  There is always plenty going on at Bore Place with many opportunities to learn new skills via one of their well-established programmes in education, sustainability, organic agriculture, horticulture, health and well-being.  Their Grow to Grow programme provides supported… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #151

Broadcast on Thursday 31st May 2018.  Our studio guest was Stephen Gray from The Young Lives Foundation (YLF) to tell us about a celebrity charity football match taking place on Sunday 10th June 2018 at the Gallagher Stadium, home of Maidstone United.  All proceeds from the match will be going to support the vital work carried out by YLF… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #150

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 on Sunday 23 September – it’s a great… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #149

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.  With many hospitals up and down the country… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #148

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 ones but if it remains undiscussed until it’s… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #147

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 he had his team are hosting a couple… Read More »