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Keeping Fit at 70 – Professor Sir Muir Gray’ book Sod Seventy

When presenting Radio Verulam's current affairs programme, Outspoken, Pat Newland was invited to Oxford by Professor Sir Muir Gray, former director of the UK's National Screening Committee and creator of the National Library for Health, to chat about his book "Sod Seventy" which takes a witty but serious look at how to keep fit and [...]

From Millenial Dreams to being Homeless on the Streets of St Albans

From the fantasy world of luxury mansions spawned by reality TV, to what it is like to be homeless and to live on the streets in one of England's most affluent cities.

Outspoken talks about the new Business Rates and the effect on St Albans’ businesses and especially pubs – part 2

In part 2 of OUTSPOKEN's look at the increase in Business Rates, Leona Fensome talks to Christo Tofalli of Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, Anne Main MP for St Albans, and Greg Mulholland, Chair of the British Pub Confederation. Missed part 1? Listen to it here:


Outspoken talks about the new Business Rates and the effect on St Albans’ businesses and especially pubs

Leona Fensome presents a two-part special edition of OUTSPOKEN, looking into the increase in the Business Rates and the effect it will have on the businesses in St Albans, in particular our historic and modern pubs. In part 1, Leona talks to Sean Hughes, landlord and co-owner of Dylans The Kings Arms; Daisy Cooper, Liberal [...]


Mayor’s Pride Awards 2017 – the winners

A specially-recorded program from the finale of the Mayor's pride Awards 2017 from St Michael's Manor in St Albans, where the winners of all 8 categories and special awards were announced by Councillor Frances Leonard, the Mayor of the City and District of St Albans. The annual Mayor’s Pride Awards celebrate community champions by recognising [...]