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A selection of general podcasts from St Albans

A selection of general podcasts from St Albans

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United Kingdom

Description:

A selection of general podcasts from St Albans

Language:

English


Episodes

Gender roles

5/13/2022
Retired anthropologist Professor Tim Boatswain discusses gender roles and stereotypes and the biological and cultural reasons behind them.

Duration:00:20:06

Bim Afolami Answers Your Questions March 2022

4/4/2022
Harpenden and Hitchin MP Bim Afolami joins us for his monthly chat with Jason McKenna. If you have missed out this month and have questions for Bim please do send them into jason.mckenna@radioverulam.com Discussion points of this month were: – Nationwide Political Talking Points – Local Harpenden and Hitchin issues – Your Community Questions

Duration:00:37:30

Daisy Cooper Answers Your Questions March 2022

4/4/2022
St Albans MP Daisy Cooper joins us for his monthly chat with Jason McKenna. If you have missed out this month and have questions for Daisy please do send them into jason.mckenna@radioverulam.com Discussion points of this month were: – Nationwide Political Talking Points – Local St Albans issues – Your Community Questions

Duration:00:34:20

Rotten Apples – St Albans Snow White Panto Stars on Radio Verulam

12/2/2021
Panto returns to St Albans this Christmas! We at Radio Verulam were very excited when we heard the news that panto would be returning to the Alban Arena this December, and what a cast we have for this show. It's going to be fabulous and not to be missed. Dan Bury spoke to two of the stars from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves - St Albans Panto regular Ian Kirkby and the Wicked Queen Chizzy Akudolu. Recorded at the new Eric Morecombe centre in Harpenden, please excuse background noise. Book...

Duration:00:14:48

Ben Kilner discusses the grass roots of Community at the heart of St Albans City Football Club

12/2/2021
Ben is the head of youth development at Clarence Park with The Saints. He talks to Clair Graham about their inclusive approach to football, the 50th anniversary of the club and the excitement building for the first round of the FA Cup on Sunday 7th November.

Duration:00:07:33

The heroes of Batchwood vaccination centre

12/2/2021
Elly O'Meara and Andy Waterfield mark the last day of Covid vaccinations at Batchwood Hall, St Albans by talking to the medics and volunteers involved in vaccinating tens of thousands of local residents. We hear about what it was like on the first day and what it is like on the last, the challenges, the positives and the value of volunteering.

Duration:00:26:58

Muslim Voices – a Radio Verulam special

12/2/2021
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 specifically on the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out and how that is working within our St Albans Muslim community. We speak to GP Dr Andleeb Ahmed, Imam Muhit from London...

Duration:00:39:19

2020 Vision – Reflections from Harpenden

12/2/2021
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.

Duration:00:39:50

2020 Vision – Reflections from the City

12/2/2021
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. These include the perspectives from St Albans City & District Council, from the Abbey and local charities dealing with a variety of issues that needed their attention.

Duration:00:41:44

2020 Vision – Reflections from the Villages

12/2/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:54

St Albans Food Heroes

12/2/2021
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...

Duration:00:47:29

Emotions and wellbeing during the pandemic

12/2/2021
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.

Duration:00:26:03

Coronavirus – Where are we locally?

12/2/2021
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.

Duration:00:34:19

Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 Coverage- Saturday

12/2/2021
Extracts of Saturdays Coverage of the Alban Virtual Festival 2020 including Johnny Seabrook, Dereck Staines and Nick Hazell. With Sarah Glover and Marissa from Ver Poets. With puzzles including an Alban Weekend related one (not giving away the answer). As the Alban Weekend couldn't be celebrated in the normal way due to Covid-19 Radio Verulam gives regular updates and exclusive news about the events happening online.

Duration:00:21:37

Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 Coverage- Sunday Part 1

12/2/2021
Part 1 of Extracts of Sunday's Coverage of the Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 with Jonny Seabrook's show featuring What's On with the Virtual Festival and Sarah Glover with the National Day (wonder what it is), Liz Marcy from The District Council who is one of the organisers of the Alban Street Festival talking about all the great events on all weekend, . As the Alban Weekend couldn't be celebrated in the normal way due to Covid-19 Radio Verulam gives regular updates and exclusive news...

Duration:00:26:43

Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 Coverage- Sunday Part 2

12/2/2021
Part 2 of Extracts of Sunday's Coverage of the Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 with Jonny Seabrook and Richard Hayes, with Dave the weatherman, Shane Cody from Tomoka Spirits about the St Albans Gin and Cocktail and Parish Broadcaster and former Communard Reverend Richard Cole's Alban Day Sermon from the St Alban's Abbey Service. With all the news and updates of what is going on all weekend (virtually of course). As the Alban Weekend couldn't be celebrated in the normal way due to...

Duration:00:17:07

The Sunday Podcast – Dan Bury talks to Father Richard Watson

12/2/2021
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 this and more in a full and unedited interview from last Sunday's podcast.

Duration:00:24:52

The Sunday Podcast – Dan Bury talks to Katie Masson

12/2/2021
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 last Sunday's podcast.

Duration:00:41:29

The Sunday Podcast with Dan Bury – Summer Party!

12/2/2021
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.

Duration:00:43:16

Rennie Grove Hospice Care St Albans e-Flower Show Chat

12/2/2021
Jason chats to Claire from Rennie Grove Hospice Care where half the proceeds from the St Albans Flower Show will be going to. She explains how the money we raise will help the great work that the organisation does. Claire also tells us how each entry can make a huge impact in helping people directly and that the St Albans e-Flower Show will be helping to fill the hole in their funds due to COVID-19. Help support Rennie Grove Hospice Care and Radio Verulam by entering the e-Flower Show. There...

Duration:00:14:25