Tibbs Dementia Foundation – Three Lovely Ladies June 2019

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

Brenda was awarded Volunteer of the year, working with Yarl’s Wood Befrienders

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

Womens Show 24th March 2019 – Kayleigh From Rainbow Rags On Reusable Sanitary Towels & Other Eco Products

Kayleigh makes reusable products such as sanitary pads and kitchen rolls etc Kayleigh Waplington fed up with using traditional sanitary products decided to pull out her sewing machine, and make her own. She was not happy with the alternatives that she purchased and realised that there were a need and a market for her handmade … Read moreWomens Show 24th March 2019 – Kayleigh From Rainbow Rags On Reusable Sanitary Towels & Other Eco Products

Womens Show Episode 10 – Interviews From Bedfordshire Business Women Annual Award Night And Interview With Creating Memories

The first part of the podcast was recorded on the 8th March 2019 on International Women’s Day. Anita attended the Bedfordshire Business Women’s annual awards ceremony. In the podcast, she interviewed Alice Gadney winner Best New Business, Alison Moore winner Self-employed Businesswomen of the year, and winner Silver Heart award and Arlene Rust runner up … Read moreWomens Show Episode 10 – Interviews From Bedfordshire Business Women Annual Award Night And Interview With Creating Memories

Interview with Bedford Author Oliver Richbell and a review of his book Gloriana

Interview & Review by Tom Carr ‘Gloriana’ is the fifth instalment of a novella nostalgia series, where films of a day gone past inspire a modern story. Based on the 2008 film, ‘Valkyrie’ starring the one and only Tom Cruise, this modern novella takes the 1940s story and updates it to encompass the dark and … Read moreInterview with Bedford Author Oliver Richbell and a review of his book Gloriana

Womens Show 9 – Bron Webster diagnosed 23 years ago with MS & later with Cancer talks about her life

Bron opens up and talks about her life struggles living with MS, recovering from cancer, suffering from postnatal stress, dealing with depression, isolation and anxiety. Before her diagnose of MS, she had a corporate career in Financial Management Services. She was able to maintain her career until she fell pregnant with her daughter. At this … Read moreWomens Show 9 – Bron Webster diagnosed 23 years ago with MS & later with Cancer talks about her life

Womens Show Episode 8 – Helen Lindop offers business support and talks about the importance of the freelance mindset

Helen has given herself the unique title ‘Fairy Geek Mother’, she uses this colourful, unique job title to stand out in the business crowd. Helen is an email marketing and customer relationship management adviser, she offers support to all sized businesses but also offers a tailored service that works well with small creative and tech … Read moreWomens Show Episode 8 – Helen Lindop offers business support and talks about the importance of the freelance mindset

Womens Show Episode 7 – Marion Maule from the Women of Bedford campaign which is raising money to erect Bedfords First Female Statue of Amy Walmsley

Marion a retired teacher who has taught gender studies, worked internationally, grew up in a household of 4 dominate females, a feminist talks to Anita about; Bedford First Female Statue, Amy Walmsley life, Kindergarten Education, Women not supporting women, Women do not want to be empowered, Confidence and girls, Confidence can be taught, Children not … Read moreWomens Show Episode 7 – Marion Maule from the Women of Bedford campaign which is raising money to erect Bedfords First Female Statue of Amy Walmsley