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The Parents' Show was launched in October 2010 by local parents from St Albans with the aim of providing parents or anyone who cares for kids with up-to-date information and resources on the issues that matter to them. The show is broadcast live every Thursday evening from 8-9pm. Each week, we select a theme, as suggested by one of our listeners, and each week we get a top expert in the studio responding to listener questions and concerns. We also discuss local resources available to parents ...
 
Clive, Nat and Liv present their own unique take on the world according to their own generations. Clive is a "Baby Boomer" who was a teenager in the late 1960s and early 1970s and Liv and Nat are "Millennials" so teenagers in the 21st Century. Each week they try to identify the differences and similarities of being a young adult now and in the past. Plus they introduce each other to the music of their youth and all the time in between.
 
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Chris Samways Project Officer from Herts Sports Partnership joins Verulam Sport to build up to the Annual Herts Coach Education Week. It’s virtual again this year and is a must for all sports coaches, aspiring coaches or coaches at all stages of their development. For more information check out www.sportsinherts.org.uk/workforce/cew2021…
 
This week on The Parents’ Show we were joined by June O’Sullivan MBE. June is the CEO of London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) the largest childcare charitable social enterprise in the UK which operates 39 nurseries in and around London. June also advises the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s foundation on their early years project, and is an outspoke…
 
Will Sparke one of the Offensive co-ordinator from the Hertfordshire Cheetahs joins Verulam Sport. He reviews last weeks, ‘Super Wildcard’ weekend and previews this weeks Playoff action. 8 teams still with Super Bowl dreams alive one of whom are the Cleveland Browns who Will supports. Can they win through? Listen in for all the important updates an…
 
Following their declaration of a climate emergency back in July 2019, Hertfordshire County Council have set out their strategy for a Sustainable Hertfordshire, and now they’re consulting on their plans. You’ll find the consultation here Amanda talks to both Deputy Leader of Hertfordshire County Council. Teresa Heritage, and Julie Greaves, Head of S…
 
Luton’s own former British, Commonwealth, European and World Boxing Champion Billy Schwer returns to Verulam Sport. He is now a world class Performance Coach who provides us all 7 success steps to make 2021 a marvellous one. Plus he looks ahead to the super fight all boxing fans are dreaming about in 2021 Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury.…
 
Stuart Clark Franchise owner of Be Military Fit Hertfordshire and London returns to Verulam Sport to discuss the many challenges facing the leisure industry during the pandemic. He offers great insights into the difference between fad resolutions and working with a community support system to achieve fitness goals in 2021. For more information chec…
 
Radlett’s own Cliff Crown, chairman of Brenford FC, joined Tony in an exciting build-up to Brentford’s match up against Tottenham in the Carabao Cup. Cliff also discusses the fortunes of the Bee’s in the Championship where they have put out some impressive league performances.By Jason McKenna
 
Yes, that’s right, it’s Father Christmas! Right here on 92.6FM Radio Verulam. We have 4 local children quizzing and testing FC; Erica, Ollie, Conor and Mia are ready to chat to St Alban’s favourite gift giver. Spoiler alert: you might just learn something new about Christmas! In the second part , we are speaking to the wonderful Helen Whittington f…
 
Any fan of sport loves a good sporting record. Those awe-inspiring feats and moments which raise the bar and set the standard. This week the Verulam Sport team considers some of the most epic record smashing achievements from the world of sport. But we invite you to share your own favourite sporting record breakers.…
 
As a youngster Lexi was in the Arsenal Ladies youth set up and was dreaming of footballing stardom. Injury put paid to this dream and she is on hand to explain the challenges and pressures of trying to make it in the competitive world of professional football.By Jason McKenna
 
We’ve a packed show this week on Radio Verulam. We spoke to Claire Wood from Rayden Solicitors Family Law Firm in St Albans about two sensitive and important topics – divorce and co-parenting. Expect honesty and really helpful tips. Home-Start Hertfordshire has just launched its Big Give this week. We heard how that’s going and what great work they…
 
If you’ve got a dog or cat – listen up – new research shows that flea treatments could be bad news for the aquatic environment And if you’re looking for something to make you smile, you should listen up too, with the news that Water Voles are returning to the River Ver Photo credit: Jonathan Ridley, Unsplash…
 
This week Jason and Tony looking into some of the most fascinating sports stories where an individual reaches the top of their profession, but only once. Sometimes these stories are devalued but we want to celebrate the One Hit Wonders who were champs and always will be! Let us know if you would have added any more to the list, tweet us @verulamspo…
 
A few weeks ago on a Sportcast show focusing in on unusual sports from around the world we shone a light on Pickleball. Verulam Sport here welcomes Peter Simmons to the Podcast to give us more insight into the world of Pickleball. Peter works tirelessly to promote the game here in Hertfordshire.By Jason McKenna
 
Catrina Lewis an award winning Sports Coach and Community Development expert and Sabrina Bakare a former World Junior 400m Gold medalist are both proud Ambassadors of Kickoff@3. They return to Verulam Sport to encourage us all to engage with the Lockdown challenge to raise awareness and funds for DKMS. To learn more check out www.kickoffat3.co.uk…
 
This week on the Parents Show, the Lockdown Dads bring you a lighthearted and irreverent investigation into the role of Cinema and Movies as part of parenting and family life. The panel of less than ordinary dads bring their opinions and observations, unencumbered by facts, evidence or qualifications to discuss everything from the cinema experience…
 
COVID 19 has come as a bit of a shock to us, but in the world of plants, they’re nothing new. Dr.Jon West of Rothamsted Research explains how research on one can inform the other, why Rothamsted is a great place to investigate diseases affecting oranges and how our experience of COVID should alert us to the importance of burgeoning diseases in plan…
 
Grasshoppers Nursery has been awarded the top eco-award. Lauren Ringrose explains why this is important, what they did, and what the children get out of it. Plus, Affinity Water are continuing their Get Water Fit programme and the competition is now on for the school saving most water. Kevin Barton explains. Finished off with local local eco news a…
 
As we clock up a landmark 100th episode of Verulam Sport Podcasting, the team has pulled out all the stops to deliver a true special full of star guests. Friend of the show and Radlett resident Cliff Crown is the Chairman of Brentford Football Club and he provides all the Bees news as they work towards promotion to the Premier League. Tom Watt, act…
 
As we clock up a landmark 100th episode of Verulam Sport Podcasting, the team has pulled out all the stops to deliver a true special full of star guests. Friend of the show and Radlett resident Cliff Crown is the Chairman of Brentford Football Club and he provides all the Bees news as they work towards promotion to the Premier League. Tom Watt, act…
 
Sacha Bedford of Hatties Hedgehogs, over in Hatfield, joins Amanda to explain why she needs our help to care for sick and injured hogs. It’s estimated that a third of UK hedgehogs are killed on roads, and slowing down when driving at night could be a good way to try and bring this toll down. So hedgehog lovers should be pleased to know that the cam…
 
As the newly appointed Head of a prestigious independent school, Kathryn Gorman found herself facing the biggest educational challenge in her career within weeks of her appointment. She and her team found themselves deploying a generation’s worth of change to it’s technology and established curriculum in an incredibly short period of time, in order…
 
Its always a pleasure to talk Rugby with the ‘Voice of the OA’s’ Brian Quinn. We review an exciting weekend of International Rugby and build up to ‘Super Saturday’ and the conclusion of this years protracted Six Nations with 3 Countries in with a chance of claiming the title.By Tony Rice
 
The NFL has almost reached the half way point of the regular season and we unpack the action to date and preview week 8 with Hertfordshire’s Cheetahs Andy Dickins. He also tells us how we all can help contribute to the Cheetah’s claim a ‘Virtual’ Bowl this weekend.By Tony Rice
 
We catch up with Kat Ratnapala; Head Coach and Director of Netball for Saracens Mavericks Netball Team, she speaks to us from New Zealand as Kat is also one of the Chief Coaches for the Vitality England Red Roses. Kat builds up to the first of an intense three match series against the World Champion New Zealanders and of course keeps us in the pict…
 
This month is our 10th anniversary on 92.6FM Radio Verulam! We are really delighted to welcome our guests who have been and are a great support to our local community. Katherine Rayden joins usfrom Rayden Solicitors, a specialist family law firm in St Albans and also the new sponsor of the Parents’ Show. Suzy Moody Home-Start Hertfordshire speaks a…
 
How is the Solar Streets project going in St.Albans and is there still time to join in? Andy Turnstall will be talking about this and more. And John Gardner of Save Symondshyde explains the super easy way that you can now give your input into the amended proposal for a new village at Symondshyde.By Amanda Yorwerth
 
David Kurk tells us about his compelling rugby odyssey which saw him rise to the level of Premiership match official and latterly a Match Day Host with Wasps.He is also an Ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK and his experiences on this topic are candid, poignant and compelling. A great listen and with a clear message for us all.…
 
It is always a pleasure to catch up with friend of the show and rugby scholar, our voice of the Old Albanians Brian Quinn. He summarises the end of the domestic Rugby scene, previews an exciting period of International Rugby and of course provides us with all the OA’s updates.By Jason McKenna
 
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