Listen to this special edition show on and by our Muslim Community where we speak to two driving forces behind the HAWA organisation – Hertfordshire Asian Woman’s Association Lydia El-Khouri speaks to Zia Kiani and Rushna Miah about how Covid 19 has impacted on their work and their support for their members. We also zone [...]
In the final special programme of reflections from 2020 Mark Laughlan and various Radio Verulam presenters meet local residents from Harpenden to discuss some of the positive effects of dealing with the crisis in the town over the past months. These include the Town Mayor Nicola Linacre, Minister from the High Street Methodist Church Mark Hammond and others.
In this second special programme looking back at 2020 Rob Pearman and various Radio Verulam presenters speak to residents of local villages including Redbourn, Sandridge, Wheathampstead and Kimpton. In each case local residents organised themselves to help and support one another and tell their very positive stories.
In the first of three special programmes looking back at 2020, Dereck Staines plus various Radio Verulam presenters speak to a variety of local St Albans residents who tell them some of the positive stories from this unusual year.
Throughout the Covid-19 Lockdown earlier this year many St Albans individuals and businesses made huge efforts to step up to help the vulnerable and those in need in the local community. Working with St Albans Council we at Radio Verulam asked local residents to nominate some of these people as Food Heroes and in this programme we talk to some of the people nominated about what they did and in many cases are still doing. We heard many uplifting and heart warming stories and present some of...
We talk to local anthropologist Professor Tim Boatswain about how we can help ourselves and others and take control of what we can in uncertain times. We also hear about why as humans we have evolved to worry and why this is a good thing as well as a bit of a curse.
We talk to Professor Jim McManus, Hertfordshire's Director of Public Health, about what his team does, where we stand now in Hertfordshire, and what we can all do. Jim also gives us his perspective on what happens next. The interview was recorded on August 14th, 2020.
Dan Bury talks to Katie Masson of Katie Plus Juan, one of St Alban's best music duos on the local music scene. Katie talks us through her musical journey, her passion for dogs, her artwork, and how a trip to Nashville changed her life. All this and more in a full and unedited interview from [...]
Dan Bury catches up with Father Richard Watson on all things happening at St Saviour's Church on Sandpit Lane during lock down and what things will look like in the near future. Father Richard also talks about his love of books, the St Albans beer and fizz festival 2020, and his passion for cooking. All [...]
It's the last in this series of the lockdown podcasts before the summer holidays. Dan Bury chats to Father Richard Watson and Katie from Katie Plus Juan Katie Masson. There's also Tips for Monday and Sunday Shoutouts from the listeners. A vibrant mix of guests, chat, and lots of fun.
The Sunday Showcase podcast with Dan Bury continues... Jass Patel is back and reveals Tomoka's plans for online tasting sessions, latest gin and spirits events during lockdown in another live from lockdown interview. There's also Tips for Monday, and Sunday Shoutouts, and ways to treat Dad this Father's Day. A vibrant mix of great guests [...]
The Sunday podcast continues with a special guest. Adam Nichols from OVO Theare talks to Dan Bury about a new performance of Twelfth Night Live. With Tips for Monday, and Sunday Shoutouts! A vibrant mix of great guests and chat. From Radio Verulam.
Professor Tim Boatswain talks to Nick Hazell about this fascinating subject and why it is that evil exists. Some parts of this discussion cover difficult and disturbing topics such as evil acts by people on each other and the nature of war.