Connecting the Dots – past shows

Connecting the Dots on Welcombe Radio

 

Past shows

 

Friday 23rd March

 

This week:

  • Update from our ‘Rubbish Friends’, they go from strength to strengthHeart of England Forest
  • Oral Health Day (March 20th) with Dentist M Kumar
  • International Day of the Forest, Wed 21st with Tom and Volunteers
  • Dotty Days
  • What’s on locally and our general chat

What's on locally

Click here for more details of What's on Locally in and around Stratford upon Avon this month.

Sports Relief 17th – 23 March 2018
https://www.sportrelief.com/
Prostate Cancer SupportSouth Warwickshire Prostrate Cancer Support Group
Doug Badger
Phone: 01789 292561 or 077 84545 513
Prostate Cancer SupportTackle Support Groups: Knowledge Empowers
http://tacklegroups.org.uk
Ovarian Cancer Support http://ocam.org.uk/
Ovarian Cancer SupportTarget Ovarian Cancer Support
https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk
International Day of the ForestHeart of England Forest
https://www.heartofenglandforest.com/contact-us/
HOEF supporter services
Tel: 01789 778541
The Link ProjectAnn Johnson
Phone: 07929 369273
Twitter: @StratfordLinkProject
Email: ann.johnson@stratford-dc.gov.uk
https://www.facebook.com/StratfordLinkProject/
Rubbish Friends (Stratford Upon Avon)Becky Reynolds
https://en-gb.facebook.com/RubbishFriends/
Stratford-in-BloomPhone the Secretary: 01789 417852
Email: info@stratfordinbloom.org.uk
http://www.stratfordinbloom.org.uk

 

 

 

Friday 2nd February

This week:

  • Our Interview with another Pride of Stratford Award Community Winner
  • A view of ‘International Women’s day’  with our own June Hall
  • Time For a Cuppa Week’ Morning of Fun
  • The Friends of Stratford Girls Grammar School will be in to talk about what they do and invite you all to their craft fare
  • Update on 'Our Rubbish Friends'
  • Update on the 'Link Project’ for Stratford's homeless. Free Concert
  • Update onour links with Stratford in Bloom
  • Did You Know That This Month’s National Campaigns are:
    • Sports Relief March 17t
    • Prostate Cancer Month
    • Ovarian Cancer Month
    • Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal
    • Disabled Access Week 
    • ‘Wear a Hat’ day and many more that we will be delving into for the local scene
  • Dotty Days
  • What’s on locally and our general chat
Sports Relief 17th – 23 March 2018
https://www.sportrelief.com/
Prostate Cancer SupportSouth Warwickshire Prostrate Cancer Support Group
Doug Badger
Phone: 01789 292561 or 077 84545 513
Prostate Cancer SupportTackle Support Groups: Knowledge Empowers
http://tacklegroups.org.uk
Ovarian Cancer Support http://ocam.org.uk/
Ovarian Cancer SupportTarget Ovarian Cancer Support
https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk
Time for a CuppaDementia UK
https://www.dementiauk.org/support-us/fundraise/time-for-a-cuppa/
The BBC Singers perform The Pankhurst AnthemWith music by Lucy Pankhurst and words by Helen Pankhurst.
The Pankhurst Anthem marks the 2018 centenary of women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.
http://bbc.in/2EU3z45
The Link ProjectAnn Johnson
Phone: 07929 369273
Twitter: @StratfordLinkProject
Email: ann.johnson@stratford-dc.gov.uk
https://www.facebook.com/StratfordLinkProject/
Rubbish Friends (Stratford Upon Avon)Becky Reynolds
https://en-gb.facebook.com/RubbishFriends/
Stratford-in-BloomPhone the Secretary: 01789 417852
Email: info@stratfordinbloom.org.uk
http://www.stratfordinbloom.org.uk

 

Friday 9th January

 

This week:

  • Our Mayor Victoria Alcock is giving our first interview in Foundation House as she did our in our first show at Tyler House back in 2017.

Welcombe Radio is moving

  • The eight part of our exclusive book ‘Marsupial Misfits’ by Cat Williams and David Hope

Marsupial

  • June and Bernard with their montage of Valentine Day Musing

  • Dotty Days
  • What’s on locally and our general chat

Friday 8th December

 

  • The wonderful Sarah from Time Bank

Need something doing at home? What skills can you give in return?

Time bank

 

  • Another reading of our exclusive book ‘Marsupial Misfits’ by Cat Williams and David Hope

Cat and David are helping to support research into and treatment of the disease that is decimating the population of Tasmanian Devils. Copies of the book are available and all proceeds go to the charity.

Marsupial

 

  • Interview with ‘Heart of England Forest’ Ranger Tom Smith and Pat a volunteer

The Heart of England Forest is a charity committed to helping reverse centuries of woodland decline by planting a 30,000 acre joined up forest of entirely native broadleaf trees. Wikipedia

It was started by Felix Dennis in the late 90’s.

Heart of England Forest

  • Dotty Days What’s on Locally and our general chat

 

Sarah Coxall
Time Broker
Stratford Time Bank
phone: 07419373680<
email: welcome@stratfordtimebank.org.uk
http://stratfordtimebank.org.uk/
7 Shipston Road, Long Compton, Shipston on Stour
Heart of England Forest
phone 01789 778541
email: info@hoef.co.uk
https://www.heartofenglandforest.com
Cat and David
email: hopewilliams@btinternet.com

 

Friday 17th November

  • Cyril Bennis ‘The Stratford Swan Man’

Swan

    • Sarah from Time Bank

Time bank

  • Mike Love from Christmas Lights Committee

Christmas lights

  • Another reading of our exclusive book ‘Marsupial Misfits’ by Cat Williams and David Hope

Marsupial

  • Dotty Days
  • Music
  • What’s on Locally
  • And our chatty selves
Cyril Bennis
Stratford Upon Avon Swan Rescue
https://www.facebook.com/stratforduponavonswanrescue/
Sarah Coxall
Time Broker
email: welcome@stratfordtimebank.org.uk
http://stratfordtimebank.org.uk/
Mike Love
Chairman
Stratford Christmas Lights
email: mickthepop34@gmail.com
Phone: 07759 865513

Friday 10th November

Remembrance Of the Fallen

  • Royal British LegionInterview with Mr David Hasty, Chairman, Stratford-upon-Avon Branch, British Legion about Remembrance Sunday and work of the British Legion
  • Interview with Victoria Allcock, Mayor of Stratford-upon-Avon - update on her mayoral year so far and information about Remembrance Sunday in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Music
  • Interview with Dr Asher Patel, founder of Innovating Minds and Heather Allender, Assistant Psychologist. How they are supporting children
  • Another reading of our exclusive book ‘Marsupial Misfits’ by Cat Williams and David Hope
  • Dotty Days
  • What’s on Locally
  • And our chatty selves
Mr David Hasty, Chairman
Stratford-upon-Avon Branch
British Legion
The British Legion Headquarters and Club
29 Bull St.
Stratford Upon Avon
CV37 6DT
Phone: 01789297619
Mayor Victoria AlcockStratford Town Council
Mob: 07904352133
Phone: 01789551072
Email: cllrvalcocl@outlook.com
Dr Asher Patel, and Heather Allender
Innovating Minds
Tyler House, Tyler Street
Stratford Upon Avon
CV37 6TY
Mob: 07854585946
Email: info@innovatingmindscic.com
Website: http://www.innovatingmindscic.com/

Friday 3rd November

  • Continuing with National Crime Month: Interview With Commander Ian Toner Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service Representative; Keep Safe and Well at Home and much more
  • Interview with Warwickshire Police Representative on Keeping safe in Stratford Upon Avon
  • National Novel Writing Day: June Hall of Stratford Words tells you how
  • Cat Williams and David Hope read the first chapters of their thought provoking and interesting novel Marsupial Misfits
  • Our Dotty Days
  • What’s on Locally
  • And our chatty selves
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service In emergency call 999, for all other enquiries dial 101.
Keep Safe and Well at Home
Warwickshire PoliceIn emergency call 999, for all other enquiries dial 101.
Keep Safe and Well at Home
Sam Siemensek
Cyber Crime Advisor
Community Safety and Locality Working
Communities Group
Warwickshire County Council
Mob: 07557166524
Phone: 01926412261
June HallStratford Words @ Welcombe Radio
Sunday 4 - 5pm

 

Friday 27th October

  • National Crime Month: Cyber Crime: How to Keep Safe
  • Mentoring Day: The Who, What and Why
  • Stress Awareness Day
  • Our Dotty Days and What’s on Locally
  • And our chatty selves

 

Friday 13th October

  • Remembering tree - Stratford upon AvonKnitting For The Remembering Tree With Sarah from GAGA
  • Our Dotty Days and What’s on Locally
  • How did the Engage 50+ Festival go?
  • Henely Street Fun Palace
  • Restart a Heart Day 2017

 

 

 

Phone: 01789 414088
http://www.gaga-uk.org/
Engage Festival 50+
Phone: 01789 268701
Email: sunnysideup-uk@outlook.com
http://www.sunnysideup-uk.org/welcome
Stratford Ambulance Assocation
http://stratfordambulanceassociation.org.uk/
Stratford in BloomPhone: 01789 417852
email: info@stratfordinbloom.org.uk
http://www.stratfordinbloom.org.uk/
Stratford Town Trust
Phone: 01789 207111
Email: prservices@stratfordtowntrust.co.uk
http://www.stratfordtowntrust.co.uk/

 

Friday 29th September

  • Engage Festival 50+
  • World Poetry Day, live reading
  • Feedback on Stratford in Bloom
  • Stratford Food Festival
  • Organic Month: Shakespeare Birth Place Trust Hospitality Interview
  • Forest of Hearts Interview
  • Our Dotty Days and What’s on Locally
  • Music requests from our guests
  • Alzheimer’s Society and National Autistic Society Events
  • Stratford Trust Rebuild Project
  • Fun Run review
Stratford in BloomPhone: 01789 417852
email: info@stratfordinbloom.org.uk
http://www.stratfordinbloom.org.uk/
Stratford Word Poetry Reading
http://www.welcomberadio.co.uk/
Alzheimer’s Society (West Midlands)Phone: 0121 700 7396 and 0792 128 3356
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk

https://www.youtube.com/AlzheimersSociety
Facebook: alzheimerssocietywestmidlands
Twitter:@alzheimerssoc
Stratford Town Trust
Phone: 01789 207111
Email: prservices@stratfordtowntrust.co.uk
http://www.stratfordtowntrust.co.uk/
Forest of Hearts
Phone: 012476 470382
Email: carolelongden@forestofhearts.com
http://forestofhearts.com/
Shakespeare Birthplace HospitalityPhone: 01789 204016
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk
Shakespeare Birthplace TrustPhone: 01789 204016
Mary Arden’s Farm. Phone: 01789 338535
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk
Friends of Stratford Primary SchoolsEmail: lmfiander10@gmail.com
National Autistic Society
http://www.autism.org.uk/

 

Friday 15th September

  • Interview with Glyn Jones, Head Gardner, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
  • Second part to our Organic Month interviews with Andy Walker Manager of the Mary Arden’s Organic Farm, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
  • Dotty Days.
  • Music requests from our guests.
  • Interview with Samantha Wheeler with the charitable projects of Where Next.
  • Alzheimer’s Day.
  • Stratford Town Trust Rebuild Project.
Shakespeare Birthplace TrustPhone: 01789 204016
Mary Arden’s Farm. Phone: 01789 338535
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk
Where Next Association
Redditch
Phone: 01527 69955
http://where-next.org
Alzheimer’s Society (West Midlands)Phone: 0121 700 7396 and 0792 128 3356
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk

https://www.youtube.com/AlzheimersSociety
Facebook: alzheimerssocietywestmidlands
Twitter:@alzheimerssoc
Stratford Town Trust
Phone: 01789 207111
Email: prservices@stratfordtowntrust.co.uk
http://www.stratfordtowntrust.co.uk/

 


Friday 15th September

  • It is MAKE a HAT DAY. Our broadcasters can be seen online with their hats.
  • Its ORGANIC MONTH. We have an interview with a Stratford Company that grows distributes ORGANIC FRUIT.
  • It is the 10th anniversary of Stratford Upon Avon status as a Fair Trade Town. Rodger Matthews comes to the studio for an interview.
  • Hedgehog Town Girls Open Day.
  • Making Stratford Upon Avon Dementia Friendly.
  • What's on locally.
SafelinePhone: 01926 402498
https://www.safeline.org.uk/
Stratford Food BankPhone: 07884 418732
https://stratforduponavon.foodbank.org.uk
Forest of Hearts Fete
Sunday 17th September
Riverside Caravan Park
Email: sarah@gaga-uk.org
http://forestofhearts.com/events/fete-2017/
Fair Trade Stratford
Contact Roger Matthews
Phone: 01789 298503
Email: roger.matthews@phonecoop.coop
http://www.stratfordfairtradetown.org.uk
Warwickshire Wildlife
Welcombe Hills Volunteers Wanted
Phone: 02476302912
Email: volunteer@wkwt.org.uk
Charity Fashion Evening
For Parenting Project

6 - 9pm 21st September

Debenhams 3-4 Wood Street
Stratford Upon Avon
 
Engage Festival 50+
Stratford upon Avon
30th September - 8th October
Engage Festival: Making the most of the second half of life (50 to 100+)
Phone: 01789 332545
Email: engagefestival@outlook.com

Friday 8th September

  • Farm Animal Sanctuary Open Day Interviews
  • Dotty Days
  • Stratford Library Interview ‘Working For The Community’
  • What’s on (See below)
  • Interview With CEO of Safeline
  • Music For All
SafelinePhone: 01926 402498
https://www.safeline.org.uk/
Stratford Food BankPhone: 07884 418732
https://stratforduponavon.foodbank.org.uk
Forest of Hearts Fete
Sunday 17th September
Riverside Caravan Park
Email: sarah@gaga-uk.org
http://forestofhearts.com/events/fete-2017/
Springfield Mind
Pop Up Café 9th-10th September
Town Hall Stratford
Phone: 01789 298615
Email: paul.thompson@springfieldmind.org.uk
Warwick Air Ambulance Collections
Stratford
 
Stratford’s Lost Railways
11 – 14th September
Old Slaughter House
 
Fun Day
The Old Tramway Pub
In Aid of Brain Cancer
Saturday 9th September
 
Engage Festival 50+
Stratford
30th September - 8th October
The Countdown has begun to:
Engage Festival: Making the most of the second half of life (50 to 100+)
Phone: 01789 332545
Email: engagefestival@outlook.com

 


Friday 1st September

  • Cats Protection Rehoming Day Conversations
  • 2nd Cat Info Interview with Dia Gittins MRCVS Riverside Veterinary Centre
  • Dotty Days
  • Music Requests from the Hedgehog Town Girls Open Day
  • Sounds of the Rotary Duck Race
  • What’s on (see links below)
  • Library Links for ‘Read a Book Day’ 6th September 2017
SafelinePhone: 01926 402498
https://www.safeline.org.uk/
Midwarwickshire Cats ProtectionPhone: 01926 338250
http://www.midwarwick.cats.org.uk/
Stratford Food BankPhone: 07884 418732
https://stratforduponavon.foodbank.org.uk
Shakespeare Morris Menhttp://www.shakespearemorris.org.uk/
Farm Animals Rescue Sanctuary (FARS)Phone : 07984399617
http://farmanimalrescue.org.uk/
Grease
Drive In Movie Night
Stratford and Birmingham Rotary
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stratford-upon-avon-drive-in-movie-tickets-27643441277
Stratford Upon Avon Public LibraryPhone: 0300 555 8171
http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/stratfordlibrary