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Becoming a Plastic Free Community with Plastic Free Ramsbottom Episode 150

9/17/2019
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Plastic, it’s all around us and I’m sure you’ve come across the many headlines in the news about how the planet is choking on the deluge which is being produced and consumed every day. Not only that but Ramsbottom is home to one of the few Plastic Free shops in the North West, Plentiful. Plastic […] The post Becoming a Plastic Free Community with Plastic Free Ramsbottom Episode 150 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:29:06

Ramsbottom Birthday Extravaganza Edition – Episode 149

9/9/2019
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Another week has flown by like a stocking full of black pudding….speaking of which, did you find any time to visit the black pudding throwing competition this weekend? I wasn’t able to go, we had a full weekend of birthday parties and it was also my daughters 2nd birthday and I’m afraid that wins always. […] The post Ramsbottom Birthday Extravaganza Edition – Episode 149 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:17:05

Ramsbottoms Café Culture Continues Unabated – Episode 148

9/2/2019
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This week sees the return, the return of the kids going back to school. For those parents who are just about to embark on this journey, I salute you and wish you godspeed. On the positive side, Ramsbottoms schools are decent, possibly why you moved here. I found this which was written by a Emma […] The post Ramsbottoms Café Culture Continues Unabated – Episode 148 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:22:44

Is Burrs Country Park the UK’s Best Park? – Episode 147

8/18/2019
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This weather is ridiculous 🌧☂ , but we’re northern, we’ll get on with it. Today me and my family visited Burrs Country Park, not for the first time. If you’re unfamiliar, let me give you some information. Burrs has a mixture of open spaces, woodlands, river, ponds and canal. It is excellent for walking, running, […] The post Is Burrs Country Park the UK’s Best Park? – Episode 147 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:16:24

Bury Book Buddies hidden treasures – Episode 146

8/6/2019
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Starbucks Ramsbottom Opens You might have not noticed, but Starbucks has now opened its doors. I asked the opinion of the This is Rammy audience for their thoughts. In this podcast episode I chat about one in particular which actually made me realise that Starbucks, might not actually be the bad thing some are expecting. […] The post Bury Book Buddies hidden treasures – Episode 146 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:17:12

Ramsbottoms Cashless Future? – Episode 145

7/28/2019
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— There are only a few days left to vote, if you’ve not yet voted, please vote for the podcast in this years Podcast Awards. — Not for the first time the two remaining cash machines in Ramsbottom ran out of cash. This tends to happen on events such as the Chocolate Festival but it’s […] The post Ramsbottoms Cashless Future? – Episode 145 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:30:29

Unique Social with Rachel Sorah – Episode 144

7/22/2019
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Rachel Sorah is the owner of Unique Social which is based on Bolton Street in Ramsbottom. A social media marketing business that can do everything from looking after your social media feeds to training you on the best things to do. As well as running Unique Social, Rachel also runs Social Space. Social Space is […] The post Unique Social with Rachel Sorah – Episode 144 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:16:51

Shaun Malik of Direct Flooring and Beds – Episode 143

7/14/2019
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This is Rammy could win a podcast award! Please nominate and encourage your friends to too, let’s bring Ramsbottom another podcast award. Another week, another podcast episode and this week another business too! The newests shop to open in Ramsbottom is Direct Flooring and Beds based out of Princess Court on Silver Street in Ramsbottom. […] The post Shaun Malik of Direct Flooring and Beds – Episode 143 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:13:52

Love Earth Festival with Hannah Wells – Episode 142

7/8/2019
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This is Rammy could win a podcast award! Please nominate and encourage your friends to too, let’s bring Ramsbottom another podcast award. I speak to Hannah who is co-organiser of Love Earth Festival that will be taking place in Nuttall Park on Sunday the 21st of July from 1pm. There will be 8 areas for […] The post Love Earth Festival with Hannah Wells – Episode 142 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:19:56

Should Ramsbottom Introduce Play Streets? – Episode 141

7/1/2019
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Do you think that Play Streets could work in Ramsbottom, or even if they’re a good idea? Our MP James Frith has recently posted on Facebook to encourage residents of local communities to get involved in the Play Streets initiative. James goes on to explain in his Facebook post that: Play streets are quiet residential […] The post Should Ramsbottom Introduce Play Streets? – Episode 141 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:17:12

The top 8 restaurants in Ramsbottom… – Episode 140

6/25/2019
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…according to Tripadvisor…within a quarter mile radius…as of June 2019. OK, I agree there is some room for error here, however to try to avoid any bias, I’m taking these ratings and reviews directly from TripAdvisor as of the 24th of June 2019. Does your favourite restaurant make the cut? To give you an idea […] The post The top 8 restaurants in Ramsbottom… – Episode 140 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:21:43

Award nomination for Ramsbottom and The Railway Pub Reopens – Episode 139

6/16/2019
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It should come as no surprise that Ramsbottom is up for another award, ok technically it’s not RAMSBOTTOM, but I would argue that when anywhere in Ramsbottom is up for an award, then Ramsbottom as a whole is up for the award. The award that is on offer this time is Baratxuri is up for […] The post Award nomination for Ramsbottom and The Railway Pub Reopens – Episode 139 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:10:31

Helen Wilson of A Star Tuition Group – Episode 138

5/27/2019
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Did you know that a survey found that one in four secondary school students have used a private tutor, and this grows to almost half (41%) in London? On the podcast this week I interview local private tutor Helen Wilson who owns and runs A Star Tuition Group based out of Ramsbottom. A Star Tuition […] The post Helen Wilson of A Star Tuition Group – Episode 138 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:35:15

Dave Cookson of Charles Louis Mortgage Advisers – Episode 137

5/19/2019
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Now, this might not be your first choice for podcast subject matter, you know, mortgages, *yawn*, but hear me out. You’d think being a mortgage advisor would be a pretty uneventful job, well, nothing could be more from the truth. Dave talks about having to rescue his business physically, his bit of a love in […] The post Dave Cookson of Charles Louis Mortgage Advisers – Episode 137 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:42:15

Ethan Ballan of Bartisserie2 – Episode 136

5/5/2019
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It might surprise you to learn that Bartisserie, which is situated at the top of Bridge Street facing the Tilted Vase/Urn is coming up to its one year anniversary since opening. That time feels like it has flown by, and as restaurants tend to be judged on if they can survive the first six months, […] The post Ethan Ballan of Bartisserie2 – Episode 136 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:31:54

Rob and Dan of Rammy Men – Episode 135

4/28/2019
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On the podcast this week I speak to Rob Moss and Dan Blackman to discuss what Rammy Men are all about as well as how the group have been growing and helping other people with similar issues, as well as just providing something for men to do. You can find their website here -> Rammy […] The post Rob and Dan of Rammy Men – Episode 135 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:33:09

Easter in Ramsbottom – Episode 134

4/23/2019
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Thanks for joining me on a relatively laid back episode of the podcast this week. The amazing weather we’ve had over the bank holiday weekend means that I’ve been spending lots of quality time with my family and all of it, pretty much has been centred around Ramsbottom. It’s one of the brilliant things about […] The post Easter in Ramsbottom – Episode 134 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:26:11

Ramsbottom features again in The Times Best Places to Live – Episode 133

4/14/2019
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Once again, Ramsbottom has featured in The Times best places to live article. I believe we have slipped a little, maybe two or three places as we’re currently 9th for the whole of the North West region. I think we were sixth last year. You might be wondering how The Times comes up with their […] The post Ramsbottom features again in The Times Best Places to Live – Episode 133 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:14:54

Signature Bar Reopens – Episode 132

4/2/2019
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It has been a crazy week for Andy Smith, owner of Signature Bar. On Thursday he was shocked to find that he was unable to get into his own bar. On this episode I speak to him to find out what happened and where he goes from here. Something you might not be aware of […] The post Signature Bar Reopens – Episode 132 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:22:30

Ramsbottom to get a cycle shop again – Episode 131

3/24/2019
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Ramsbottom is to have a cycle shop again Ramsbottom Cycle Shop due to open. Carl Ashworth, owner of The Bike Fitting Room in Prestwich is opening a shop in Ramsbottom in the former premises of DJ Cycles on Bolton Road West. The current plan is to have it open for the first week of April, […] The post Ramsbottom to get a cycle shop again – Episode 131 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:21:17