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This is Rammy is a podcast for Ramsbottom and the surrounding areas. Hosted by Lee, I bring events, news, interviews and reviews as well as general information from the Ramsbottom area.

This is Rammy is a podcast for Ramsbottom and the surrounding areas. Hosted by Lee, I bring events, news, interviews and reviews as well as general information from the Ramsbottom area.

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United Kingdom

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This is Rammy is a podcast for Ramsbottom and the surrounding areas. Hosted by Lee, I bring events, news, interviews and reviews as well as general information from the Ramsbottom area.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ramsbottom Countryside Access Volunteers – Episode 163

2/19/2020
One of the reasons This is Rammy podcast exists is to have converstaions with people who improve Ramsbottom. This episode is no exception with me speaking with Lynn and Pete of the Ramsbottom Countryside Access Volunteers. You might not be aware of the group, but you might very well have been benefiting from the work […] The post Ramsbottom Countryside Access Volunteers – Episode 163 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:35:31

Ramsbottom Flooded Again – Episode 162

2/11/2020
On the 9th of February 2020, storm Ciara hit Britain bringing gale force winds and several inches of rain causing the River Irwell to burst its banks. Nuttall Park and other areas closest to the River Irwell when it burst its banks were worst hit. This flooded people out of their homes for the second […] The post Ramsbottom Flooded Again – Episode 162 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:07:08

Finding passion in Tea with Gu from Tea Atelier – Episode 161

1/27/2020
Gu of Tea Atelier has been running the shop for two years this February, so I found out how he went from a tea documentary to running his own Tea Shop. If you’re unfamiliar, Tea Atelier used to be the old TV Repair shop in Bridge Street, as it had been for many many years. […] The post Finding passion in Tea with Gu from Tea Atelier – Episode 161 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:20:57

Running to help the homeless – Episode 160

1/19/2020
I first spoke to Rowan three years ago, almost to the day, on episode 84 for Ramsbottom Running Club shortly after it was formed. At the time, there were 60 members of the Running Club, and now, it’s getting towards 400 members which is phenomenal, if you’re interested in getting involved in the Ramsbottom Running […] The post Running to help the homeless – Episode 160 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:35:08

Is Ramsbottom a Town or a Village? – Episode 159

1/15/2020
This is possibly, one of the most commonly asked questions I see, and commonly corrected too (usually pretty quickly and, let’s say passionately). It’s a simple question, and you’d think would has a simple answer. I’m hoping that this episode of the podcast will serve as a reference for future generations, but most people will […] The post Is Ramsbottom a Town or a Village? – Episode 159 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:14:11

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year – I’ll see you in 2020

12/23/2019
I had originally intended to be putting out at least one “proper” episode of the podcast between Christmas and now however I’ve not been 100% so I’ll be pausing the podcast until the new year. Thank you for all your support over the year. The podcast has been around since 2015 but this year even […] The post Merry Christmas and Happy New Year – I’ll see you in 2020 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:00:54

Transdev CEO Alex Hornby Explains Red Express Bus Stop – Episode 158

12/7/2019
The press release on the 29th of November looked like good news, a title of “We’re improving Irwell Line from 26 January” however it soon became clear this was anything but for Ramsbottom. Within this came the announced death of the Red Express/x41 service due to happen at the end of January. To get a […] The post Transdev CEO Alex Hornby Explains Red Express Bus Stop – Episode 158 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:22:06

Matt Holland of Roots Restaurant – Episode 157

12/1/2019
This interview surprised me in several parts. I had no idea that Matt was in to so many things, he doesn’t just own and run Roots, which you’ll hear in the interview. Originally starting out from his own home (Matt has a very understanding wife 😄) they then moved to their own premises I’ve been […] The post Matt Holland of Roots Restaurant – Episode 157 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:40:21

Paul Davies of UkePunk – Episode 156

11/23/2019
I nipped round to Paul’s house recently and had a nice long chat with him, and surprise surprise, I recorded it so we can all listen to what he had to say. We talk about everything from Ramsbottom United to The Queen to guitars vs Ukulele. New! Quickfire Questions from Kids This is the first […] The post Paul Davies of UkePunk – Episode 156 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:40:12

New owner of The Major Sam Gibbs – Episode 155

11/12/2019
Sam has a bright future planned for The Major Sam Gibbs and her husband Christian took over The Major in Ramsbottom on the 4th of November and before that happened Sam got in touch and I said I’d love to have her on the show. Not only is The Major a popular local pub, it’s […] The post New owner of The Major Sam Gibbs – Episode 155 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:25:49

Ramsbottom Young People’s Community Choir with Karen Lindop – Episode 154

11/5/2019
Ramsbottom Young People’s Community Choir launches Having launched just last week, the Ramsbottom Young People’s Community Choir is fresh and looking for children to come and have a go. I talk to Karen Lindop on the podcast this week and she tells me that the Ramsbottom Young People’s Community Choir was created when one of […] The post Ramsbottom Young People’s Community Choir with Karen Lindop – Episode 154 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:23:46

The Hungry Duck joins Levanter with Michelin recognition – Episode 153

10/20/2019
This month saw the Hungry Duck receive a Michelin Plate Award but what exactly IS a Michelin Plate award? Now, I’m sure you’ll have heard of the much coveted Michelin Star (which Manchester has received for the first time in 40 years). Before I get to the Plate though, did you know, according to Lookers, […] The post The Hungry Duck joins Levanter with Michelin recognition – Episode 153 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:13:01

World Mental Health Day, Chris’s Story

10/10/2019
You may have read the article recently featuring local resident Chris Dixon and how Bury Adult Learning Service helped him in his recent journey. What the article didn’t go into too much was the journey in detail, on World Mental Health Day Chris has been brave enough to share his story, please do take the […] The post World Mental Health Day, Chris’s Story appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:09:36

The Rake Hill Climb Returns – Episode 152

10/6/2019
The Rake Hill Climb is back! Yes, it means the road will be closed, no it won’t still be closed on Monday and yes you should stop when it says road closed. A new business, Wisteria Nails & Beauty opens in Ramsbottom. Did you manage to get to see Ramsbottom – 200 years in Pictures […] The post The Rake Hill Climb Returns – Episode 152 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:09:46

Interview with Bury Book Buddies Emma Davies – Episode 151

9/25/2019
Emma Davies is someone who after noticing just how many books her children had collected over time realised she’d rather do something a bit different with them than just take them to the charity shop. This was the start of Bury Book Buddies. Emma had saw something similar in Cumbria called “West Cumbria Look for […] The post Interview with Bury Book Buddies Emma Davies – Episode 151 appeared first on This is Rammy.

Duration:00:21:35

Becoming a Plastic Free Community with Plastic Free Ramsbottom Episode 150

9/17/2019
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
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
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
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
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