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A selection of general podcasts from Hertfordshire


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A selection of general podcasts from Hertfordshire






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.


2020 Vision – Reflections from the City

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.


A small tv station with big audiences!

Based in Hertfordshire, Talking Pictures TV has been quietly beaming out archive film and tv, but in recent months has seen a real surge in popularity. In this special podcast, we go behind the scenes from co-founder and owner Sarah Cronin-Stanley.


St Albans Food Heroes

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 them here.


Emotions and wellbeing during the pandemic

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.


Coronavirus – Where are we locally?

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.


Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 Coverage- Sunday Part 2

Extracts of Sundays Coverage of the Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 with regular updates and exclusive news about the events happening online.


Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 Coverage- Sunday Part 1

Extracts of Sundays Coverage of the Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 with regular updates and exclusive news about the events happening online.


Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 Coverage- Saturday

Extracts of Saturdays Coverage of the Alban Virtual Street Festival 2020 with regular updates and exclusive news about the events happening online.