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A selection of general podcasts from Hertfordshire


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A selection of general podcasts from Hertfordshire







Professor Tim Boatswain gives his perspective on psychopathy and why, as an apparently undesirable it hasn’t been selected out as a process of evolution. We hear about the personality traits and some of the possible evolutionary benefits of psychopaths.


So What – Bus Trip!

After talking about it for two years, Andy and Elly finally took a bus trip around Hertfordshire – and you can come along too. It’s mindless prattle on the 601 before Elly’s completely surprised at what they find in one location, before returning back to St Albans. Fares please, and all aboard the So What ... Read more


Self Harm and Support

A difficult topic but local counsellor Carole Salter joined us recently to discuss self harm and what support is available and how friends and family can also make a difference.


Men and Wellbeing

Carole Salter joins us to discuss the mental wellbeing of men, challenges men face navigating today’s world and the importance of support from both professionals and close friends and family.


How’s your relationship with food?

Carole Salter speaks to us about our relationship with food, what do you if you feel like food and eating is having a negative impact on your life and mental health, and tips for a healthier connection.


Domestic Abuse – the signs and the support

Domestic Abuse is a difficult and unpleasant topic; Carole Salter from Talking Minds Counselling joined us to talk about it in more detail, how to recognise the the signs, what to do if you feel you are suffering domestic abuse, the support available, and how you might be able to help a friend


Managing Loss

Carole Salter, our Mix 92.6 Counsellor, explores feelings around loss – whether it’s a job, a relationship, a friendship, or even a pet – and the emotional stages you might typically experience.


Young People and Anxiety

Carole Salter from Talking Minds Counselling explains the various aspects surrounding young people and anxiety in this edition of our Mental Wellbeing series.


NEW SERIES – Mental Health and Wellbeing

For the first in our series about mental health and wellbeing, we meet Carole Salter, a trained counsellor (Talking Minds Counselling) who explains what counselling is, what happens, and how someone can seek a counsellor safely.


Tom Craven On Wednesday Drive

This Wednesday local musician Tom Craven joined Drive host Alex McKay to talk about his brand new album, Make Yourself Known. Tom has been a fixture of the music scene in Herts for over 10 years and has helped promote and showcase other local musicians and artists in the area, and now he’s ready to ... Read more


Who In Bedford

In March, Doctor Who fans can meet some of the stars of the show in Bedford, at an intimate and informal convention where all proceeds go to charity. Organiser of the Bedford Who Charity Convention Simon Danes joined us to tell us all about it.


Sarah Cronin-Stanley from Talking Pictures TV

Hertfordshire based Talking Pictures TV has become a firm favourite for many; in March, they are hosting a weekend of nostalgia at the Alban Arena and we spoke to Sarah Cronin Stanley from TPTV about the event and how the channel came about


Beth Merril – local singer and songwriter

Beth is a local singer/songwriter. However it has taken some big steps to be able to perform in public, and release music. She speaks to Mix 92.6 about how she became comfortable with the very public arena of busking, her experience in the fashion industry, and we hear her new song, Rising Up


St Albans City Centre debate

What should the city centre look like in five years from now? Pedestrianised or not? More or less parking? What is the role of culture and will retail survive in St Peters Street? We are joined by a panel of key decision makers and influencers

Gender roles

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


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

Theatre stars Chizzy Akudolu and Ian Kirkby share their thoughts on the excitement of starring in the Alban Arena panto of Snow White this Christmas.


The heroes of Batchwood vaccination centre

Marking the closure of a local vaccination centre


Muslim Voices – a Radio Verulam special

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 ... Read more


2020 Vision – Reflections from Harpenden

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.


2020 Vision – Reflections from the Villages

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.