Best of the Chest


Mike Stonard
Highlights from the weeks Community Chest shows
  • Saturday 12-1pm

Mike Stonard presents highlights from the weeks Community Chest shows. 

On Air Time: 
12:00 - 13:00

Best of the Chest Saturday 13th August 2011


57:47 minutes (23.15 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

Best of the Chest Saturday 6th August 2011


58:26 minutes (23.41 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

  • Terry Jones, film director, author, political commentator and star of the classic TV comedy show "Monty Python's Flying Circus"  speaking to Mike Stonard about his life and his career and, of course, Month Python
  • Jenny Hawkes of the Diocese of Norwich tells Mike Stevens about Open Churches Week

Best of the Chest Saturday 9th July 2011


59:36 minutes (23.88 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

  • Julie from “Jobhop” talks to Mike Stevens about how to dress for success at job interviews
  • Mike Stonard talk’s to Blur’s Dave Rowntree and author Will Bowden
  • Alison Taylor learns about “slow food”

 

Best of the Chest Saturday 25th June 2011


57:34 minutes (23.06 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

Bets of the Chest Saturday 19th June 2011


56:59 minutes (22.83 MB)

 Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows: This week:

  • Tim MacWilliam reports from the Active Norfolk Fit For work Corporate Games
  • Jasmine discusses Norwich City of Refuge
  • Derek Robinson, founder the Red Card Comedy Club, talks to Mike Stevens

 

Best of the Chest Saturday 11th June 2011


55:41 minutes (22.31 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

  • Mike Stevens speak to Francis and Michael Holmes of Norwich Heritage Projects about the History of Norwich Market
  • Sarah Pettigree from local company Brays Cottage Pork Pies talks to Mike Stonard and Terry Lee about pork pies and the Norfolk diet
  • John Taylor of Norwich Property Investors Club with Phil Armes

Best of the Chest 4th June 2011


56:41 minutes (22.71 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. Included this week:

  • Terry Lee talks to Deborah Carpenter about Shavuot, the annual jewish fesitval and how it's celebrated in Norwich
  • Will Wilson reports from the Bergh Apron Sculpture Trail
  • Mike Stonard reports from the Mental Health Awareness Day for young people which was held in The Forum

50th Anniversary of Amnesty International


47:05 minutes (18.86 MB)

David Ford, Chairperson of Amnesty International in Norwich, talks to Mike Stonard avout the founding and history of this highly respected international campaigning body, and some of the current issues the organisation is raising around the world.

Norwich Great Hospital Records Receive Special UN Recognition


20:53 minutes (8.37 MB)

Mike Stonard speaks to Dr John Alban, Norfolk County Archivist, about the special recognition given by UNESCO to The Great Hospital's centuries-old records, dating from 1249, and what we can learn from them about our local history.

Best of the Chest Saturday 28th May 2011


60:46 minutes (24.35 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

  • Alison Turner talks to  Jenny Sadler of the Ring and Sing school in Norwich - including about their star pupil, Roland Parks
  • Tim MacWilliam and Anne Francis, who is running courses in west Norwich on how to set up your own busilness
  • Kate Roma with Judith Flowerday discussing Life Coaching

Best of the Chest Saturday 14th May 2011


59:52 minutes (23.98 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows.

Best of the Chest Saturday 21st May 2011


59:11 minutes (23.71 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

Tim Macwillian talks to Heidi Sweeney from Norwich City FC about the One Big Summer activties programme for Year 11 schoolchildren during the forthcoming school summer holidays

Mike Steves talks to Richard Garnett of the Norfolk and Norwich Innovation Panel about the professional support they provide to local enterprises which, in the past, has included Future Radio!

Best of the Chest Saturday 7th May 2011


59:16 minutes (23.74 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

  • Mike Stevens talks to Sarah Sayer of the Dystonia Society
  • Jan Ainsley discusses the Perception exibition of photograps of sex workers

Best of the Chest Saturday 9th April 2011


60:32 minutes (24.25 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week, Terry Lee presents:

  • Norwich in the blitz - Gwen Digby, who experienced the Norwich Blitz first hand, talks to Phil Armes
  • Personality Disorders and Foresnsic Mental Health Services - Consultant Psychiatrist Ged Bailes talk to Jan Ainsley
  • Allotment Gardening - Jasmine's regular feature looks at how to look after your potatoes and tomatoes

Best of the Chest Saturday 2nd April 2011


58:43 minutes (23.52 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. Presented this week by Terry Lee:

Rob Welton from Jarrolds Book Department in Norwich speaks to Kate Roma


59:59 minutes (24.03 MB)

Rob Welton from Jarrolds Book Department in Norwich speaks to Kate Roma about the latest books you might wish to read including "Knitting The Royal Family", "A History of the Universe" and "Rastamouse".

Best of the Chest Saturday 26th March 2011


57:47 minutes (23.15 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows, this week presented by Terry Lee:

Best of the Chest Saturday 19th March 2011


60:14 minutes (24.13 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week: Mike Stevens talks to regular legal contributor Mark Foley about financial issues around divorce; and Jan and Mike talk to Phil Harris of the Norfolk Credit Union Forum about how Credit Unions work and the benefits of getting involved with them.

Best of the Chest Saturday 5th March 2011


57:51 minutes (23.18 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week:

David McNally, Chief Executive of Norwich City FC, speaking to Tim MacWillian during an outside broadcast from the Carrow Road Ground to mark "Ability Counts Week"

Marion Maxwell, local community campaigner, talking to Mike Stevens about the risks of using so-called "loan sharks" and the benefits of not-for-profit Credit Unions

Best of the Chest Saturday 26th February 2011


60:53 minutes (24.39 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows.

This week:

Eating Disorders - Rosie Thomas and Diane Archer from Norfolk Eating Disorders Association discuss the causes, symptoms, treatments and local services with Mike Stonard

Best of the Chest Saturday 19th February 2011


60:00 minutes (24.04 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week: "Wombling" with Karen Athey-Woods who has set up a new social enterprise locally to recycle discarded waste; "Tech Talk" with Tim MacWilliam and Richard Dicks discussing online security; Hannah Noble of the "Make Time for Tea" campaign and Gemma Byrne from the "Eve Appeal' discuss Ovarian Cancer; and Stash Kirkbride talking to Jane Aldiss about her approach to yoga and relaxation and the teaching she does locally.

Best of the Chest Saturday 12th February 2011


59:59 minutes (24.03 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week: Mike Stevens talks to Keira Bartlett of Norfolk OCD Support about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; Jan Ainsley discusses Norfolk County Council's controversial new incinerator proposal with UEA academic Chris Edwards; and Jasmine talks to Trevor Phillips of the Norfolk Coalition Against The Cuts about their opposition to the County Councils financial cuts proposals.

Mwanzo Mwema - Supporting Children with Disabilities in East Africa


10:08 minutes (4.07 MB)

In a fascinating conversation, local woman Laura Blizzard tells Mike Stonard about Mwanzo Mwema, the UK based non-profit organisation she founded, which is committed to supporting disabled children in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in building independent lives. For more information go to: mwanzomwema.wordpress.com

Best of the Chest Saturday 5th February 2011


57:12 minutes (22.91 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows.

Best of the Chest Saturday 29th January 2011


57:31 minutes (26.33 MB)

Some of the highlights of the previous week's Community Chest Shows. This week: Lawrie Hallett on location with a group of people who are excavating the site of the former Norwich City Railway Station; Jasmine speaks to Laura Crosley of the Norwich Heritage and Regeneration Trust about the Norwich Dragon Festival; and I discuss Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender History Month with Katy-Jon Went and Hilary Koe of the LGBT History Month Steering Group. 

Best of the Chest Saturday 22nd January 2011


56:59 minutes (22.83 MB)

The highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week: Tim MacWilliam talks to former Olympic athlete Paul Evans who reflects on his experiences and tells us about his work supporting the development young athletes; and Charlie Watson, founder and editor of Norwich Magazine chats to Stash Kirkbride.

Best of the Chest Saturday 15th January 2011


60:10 minutes (24.1 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week: The Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People's respond to the County Council's "Big Conversation" - we speak to the CEO Mark Harrison and two affected service users plus the report's author, Chris Edwards, who explains the facts and calculations behind it; part of a special programme by Jasmine devoted to home education where she speaks to educators and children; and, in the run-up to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January, live music in the studio from three members of Swingball, a Klemzer Swing band.

Best of the Chest Saturday 8th January 2011


57:57 minutes (23.22 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest Shows. This week: David Mills, a local young gay man discussed his work for the charity Stonewall, his experiences of homophobic bullying at school, how he overcame this and how he now supports other young people in a similar situation; and Tremaine Kent tells us about the Four Deserts Challenge, which he has just completed by crossing the Atacama, Gobi, Sahara deserts and the Antarctic in aid of palliative care services in this area. 

Best of the Chest Saturday 18th December 2010


60:06 minutes (24.08 MB)

Some of the highlights of the week's Community Chest shows. This week: The Aspire Project which aims to enhance mental wellbeing through physical exercise; The Norfolk Coalition Against The Cuts - who they are and what they stand for; Seasonal Shopping Tips from Norfolk Trading Standards; and another prestigious award for Future Projects founder, Dawn Jackson MBE.

Best of the Chest Saturday 11th December 2010


57:26 minutes (23.01 MB)

 The Highlights of the week's Community Chest Shows

This week: Kate Roma and Jonathan Drake discuss the Alexander Technique for improved posture; John Bird MBE, a founder of The Big Issue, talks to Mike Stevens about homelessness and welfare; as part of a season of features on Mental Health, Mike Stonard reports on the Sing Your Heart Out Choir; and Tim MacWilliam talks and listens to Holly and Jade of the Mixed Voice Choir

Best of the Chest Saturday 4th December 2010


55:27 minutes (22.22 MB)

The highlights of the week's Community Chest shows

This week: Jez Wright speaks to Terry Lee about a new Children's DVD; Jasmine talks to Kosmo the Clown from the Foolhardy Circus; Mike Stevens discusses AIDS in Norfolk with Anthony Phillips of EAST; Mike Stonard  discussing "green business" with Simon Best of REV Norfolk; and Jan Ainsley speaking to Ros Brown of Norfolk Community Law Service.

The highlights of the previous week's Community Chest shows.


60:30 minutes (24.24 MB)

Listen again to the highlights of the previous week's Community Chest shows.  This week: How to get value for money from Insurance Companies and Public Utilities; why you might need Digital Download Insurance; everything you need to know about divorce law; and Neuromuscular Integrative Action - the latest relaxation technique from the US that's gaining in popularity in Norwich.