Julia interviews Jen, a Holistic Therapist, After spending her teenage years living with mental health issues Jen was finally diagnosed in her 20s with Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and Server Anxiety. Choosing not to live the rest of her life on medication she talks about how she discovered alternatives that mean today she is … Read moreJulia talks to Jen a Holistic Therapist about her past and present including addiction and attempted suicides and more.
‘Free to Feed’ campaign, aimed to support and encourage mums to feel confident and comfortable about breastfeeding both at home and in public. Through its Breastfeeding Brasseries, and one to one support program with other mums. The campaign also hopes to raise awareness in local businesses to provide a friendly and supportive environment for mums … Read moreJulia discusses the topic of Breastfeeding with Luton and Bedfordshire Children’s Services
Anita interviews Dorian Alexis, the co-owner of Samson Gym; he explains why they have created a charity called Samson Academy. Samson Academy works with the homeless, substance addicts, young people, gang members, young people who are on the autistic spectrum, isolated older adults and adults with learning disabilities. Dorian describes how Samson Academy is structured, … Read moreAnita talks to Dorian about his charity Samson Academy and young people.
Here Kiran From Bedford Radio talks to Emma. Emma is a photographer from Riches Photography; she is an unusual photographer as she specialises in boudoir photography. Boudoir photography is very often associated with men taking photos of women for men to enjoy. However, Emma works for women who want to have great photos of themselves … Read moreKiran talks to Emma about Boudoir photography helping to build confidence.
The start of the project the group discussed what they would like to learn and work on. We learnt about basic presenting techniques and recorded introductions of ourselves.
The end of May was Dementia Action Week, a week which sees local communities raise awareness about dementia, run activities and promote the fantastic organisations that work to support those who are affected by dementia. Tibbs Dementia Foundation provides many different activities and support for those who have dementia, their carers, family and friends. I … Read moreTibbs Dementia Foundation – Three Lovely Ladies June 2019
The 10th to the 17th June is Carers week a celebration of people who very often at the detriment of their own mental and physical health care for family and friends for little or no money. Anita talks to two Carers Misbah and Dawn about their struggles. ‘Not on your own any more’ Dawn struggles … Read moreCarers Week 2019 – Dawn
The 10th to the 17th June is Carers week a celebration of people who very often at the detriment of their own mental and physical health care for family and friends for little or no money. Anita talks two Carers Misbah and Dawn about their struggles. ‘Come back to Life Again’ Misbah talks about the … Read moreCarers Week 2019 – Misbah
1st to 7th June is Volunteer Week, and the 17th to the 23 June is Refugee Week. Brenda, a retired teacher, explained to Anita from Bedford Radio how rewarding and purposeful befriending the residents of Yarl’s wood, Yarl’s wood a Detention Centre for asylum seekers and an immigration removal centre. Brenda visits weekly and has been volunteering for 3 … Read moreBrenda was awarded Volunteer of the year, working with Yarl’s Wood Befrienders
We are launching in July our Media Youth Group, a place where young people can come together to learn media skills to help support and share the stories of our community and the great community groups in our area, and also create content for Bedford Radio. The group will meet weekly and will initially over … Read moreLaunching Bedford Radio’s Media Youth Group