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Ilkley Lockdown Podcast

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Interviews with the diverse residents of a Yorkshire town, looking at how things are different for them, and the strategies they’re using to deal with life in the face of the COVID-19 virus and the challenges it brings. Looking for the positives in a difficult time.

Interviews with the diverse residents of a Yorkshire town, looking at how things are different for them, and the strategies they’re using to deal with life in the face of the COVID-19 virus and the challenges it brings. Looking for the positives in a difficult time.

Location:

United Kingdom

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Interviews with the diverse residents of a Yorkshire town, looking at how things are different for them, and the strategies they’re using to deal with life in the face of the COVID-19 virus and the challenges it brings. Looking for the positives in a difficult time.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep12 - Claire Hundsdoerfer

6/8/2020
In this final episode, Ian talks to Claire Hundsdoerfer, who runs The Little Tea House in Ilkley. She shares how it felt to close the doors of her business when the lockdown began, just before a fully booked out Mother's Day, and tells the story of how she changed the way she served her customers and how that led to the afternoon-tea-in-a-box. Links to The Little Tea House Facebook@thelittleteahse

Duration:00:14:29

Ep11 - Ruth Richards

6/2/2020
In this episode, Ian talks to Ruth Richards, who manages the Clarke Foley community centre in Ilkley. She shares what she's most looking forward to when Clarke Foley re-opens, and we wonder together whether I should rename the podcast. Links to Clarke Foley WebsiteTwitterFacebookInstagram

Duration:00:14:49

Ep10 - Jamie Gutch

5/29/2020
In this episode, Ian talks to Jamie Gutch, who is part of the leadership team at Ilkley Grammar School. Jamie shares his personal experience with the Coronavirus, and tells the story of how IGS has risen to meet the challenge of having all its students suddenly become remote learners! Links Ilkley Grammar SchoolJuliet & Jamie's art websiteCraven Arms, Appletreewick

Duration:00:22:41

Ep9 - Dr Caroline Rayment

5/26/2020
In this episode, I talk to Dr Caroline Rayment. Caroline is a GP, and a member of the Ilkley Coronavirus Response group. She tells me how the current crisis has changed the way that she helps her patients, and shares some great tips on how best to engage with your GP when you're unable to visit him or her in person. Links Caroline on TwitterGrange Park Surgery

Duration:00:13:13

Ep8 - Ian Smith

5/22/2020
In this episode the tables are turned and the spotlight is put onto Ian. Amanda Danells-Bewley returns to the podcast, and takes over the driving seat for an episode. She gets Ian to share some of his own lockdown experiences, and they cover everything from tech through to birdsong, and Ian’s nocturnal exercise walks through the town. Links Ian’s freelance business, craftscale LtdOne of Ian’s circular walking routes on Ilkley Moor MIND: How nature benefits mental healthIlkley Lockdown...

Duration:00:12:30

Ep7 - Brian Scott

5/17/2020
Ian talks to Brian Scott, who Is retired, and has lived in Ilkley with his wife for almost 30 years! They were over 7,000 miles away when COVID-19 hit, and Brian describes what it was like to come home to the lockdown in Britain, and shares some excellent advice from Captain (now Colonel) Tom Moore. Links Wednesday WizardEaster Island Walk for the NHS

Duration:00:11:03

Ep6 - Louise Elliott

5/13/2020
In this episode, I talk to Louise Elliott, who manages software delivery teams. As her colleagues are largely based in London, she’s been working remotely from them for a while now. However, under lockdown, the whole team is remote too. She tells us what they’ve all learned, and what they’ll be continuing with after the lockdown ends. Links Louise on TwitterLouise on LinkedInLouise's blog

Duration:00:10:53

Ep5 - Amanda Danells-Bewley

5/11/2020
In this episode, I talk to Amanda Danells-Bewley, whose day job is as a consultant helping charities to get their message out and raise funds. Since COVID-19, she‘s been doing something rather different! She speaks to me from the most unusual office environment that I’ve encountered so far while making this podcast, and shares what she’s been up to! Links Ilkley Scrubs Sewing TeamDanells and Bewley ConsultantsIlkley Coronavirus Response contact formClark Foley CentreCommunity Action...

Duration:00:15:57

Ep4 - Duncan Cooper

5/7/2020
In this episode, I talk to Duncan Cooper who is a consultant in public health for Bradford Council. He shares how his work has changed due to COVID-19, and explains how going outside, exercising, and talking to other people in a socially distanced way can help boost your immune system. Links Fill in the household plan that came through your doorGet support for well being and mental health Get advice on supporting your children and families during coronavirus Become a volunteer

Duration:00:15:20

Ep3 - George Abramson

5/4/2020
In this episode, I talk to George Abramson, who I first met in his capacity as the Chair for Climate Action Ilkley. George talks about the things that he does to keep himself on track, and shares some learning from the humble cow. Links Climate Action Ilkley: Tackling Climate Change TogetherTwitterFacebookSarah Izzard There are many spiritual paths and faiths. Below are some links to some resources that George has personally found to be valuable: How does meditation practice develop the...

Duration:00:16:17

Ep2 - Dave Fox

5/1/2020
In this episode, I’m delighted to be talking to an old friend, Dave Fox, who spends his days leading technical teams designing systems and applications for IBM’s clients. Dave shares how he manages his energy levels under lockdown, and how his family contribute to his work video conferences. Links Dave on LinkedInIBM Work from Home PledgeMURAL, a digital workspace for visual collaboration

Duration:00:14:58

Ep1 - Kate Hargrave

4/28/2020
In this episode, Ian talks to Kate Hargrave, the Practice Manager for an Ilkley firm of accountants. Kate talks about the importance of self-care and shares some of the things that she does to keep herself on track. Kate's Links Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube channel, Work. Meditation & Falling Asleep Links Fall Asleep FastSelf Love

Duration:00:12:01

Ilkley Lockdown - Podcast Trailer

4/21/2020
A new podcast is coming in late April 2020!

Duration:00:00:31