The Community Radio Show #146

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 huge number of services for young people up… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #145

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 arm.  Whilst Erb’s Palsy is not as common… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #144

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 of their fascinating items and the volunteers who… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #143

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 provide them with not just the skills and certificates… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #142

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 won ‘Charity of the Year’. Listen to the… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #141

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 get involved in their fundraising Fun Run on… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #140

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 families facing terminal illness.  Listen to the show… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #139

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 joining your local team which is a paid… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #138

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 the Tonbridge area and will show how local… Read More »

The Community Radio Show #137

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 for the event and Gary hopes to raise… Read More »