Bayside Podcasts

December 07, 2019
Chance to win £25k and support Conwy groups

Chance to win £25k and support Conwy groups

Hello, Earlier on Tuesday I spoke with Wendy Jones from Conwy Voluntary Services Council (CVSC) about the exciting launch of Lotto Lwcus which will be happening on Wednesday 13th January. If you are a voluntary organisation or a not-for-profit community group such as football club or a scout group...

Sunday Service Jan 10, 2020

Sunday Service Jan 10, 2020

Jeff Pearson welcomes a visiting speaker, the Revd. Stephen Gaukroger from the Clarion Trust. Stephen was the Senior Minister of Gold Hill Baptist Church in Buckinghamshire for twelve years one of the largest Baptist Churches in Great Britain. Stephen was also the President of the Baptist Union of...

Watching out for Xmas crime with Chris Livesey

Watching out for Xmas crime with Chris Livesey

On Jeff's Friday show, PCSO Chris Livesey from the Community Safety Unit at North Wales Police had an update on things to be aware of over the Christmas period. There are top tips on where you shouldn't think of hiding presents and being extra vigilant if you are keeping your windows open...

Xmas is a little brighter thanks to The Kind Bay

Xmas is a little brighter thanks to The Kind Bay

So where do we start here? The Kind Bay Initiative is one of the most well respected and proactive organisations in the Bay of Colwyn. They don't just say it - they do it... and help many less fortunate people in our locality day in day out. Earlier today (Friday December 18) I caught up with...

CVSC Volunteers Event with Ceri Jones

CVSC Volunteers Event with Ceri Jones

Last week I had the chance to catch up with Ceri Jones from Conwy Voluntary Services Council about a fantastic end of year event which always takes place in December. Sadly COVID put a stop to the normal face-to-face event but that didn't stop many organisations and volunteers meeting up...

New: Rhos-on-Sea Heritage Walk

New: Rhos-on-Sea Heritage Walk

Hi there, Last week I had the chance to catch up with Ian Reid from the Colwyn Bay Heritage Group about the new, revised edition of the Rhos on Sea Heritage trail which has just been re-launched. In this short interview with Ian, I find out more about the guides which are a really valuable and...

The Bay's Artisan Market at Christmas

The Bay's Artisan Market at Christmas

It's going to a brilliant Saturday in the Bay as the Colwyn Bay Artisan Market returns with a distinctly festive flavour. From fancy dress and prizes for the best dressed kids and adults to some amazing gifts, crafts, gifts and treats, a visit is guaranteed to get you into the Christmas...

Conwy MIND: Improving Mental Health for All

Conwy MIND: Improving Mental Health for All

Conwy Mind are a wonderful resource for everyone in our community especially since the COVID-19 lockdown has impacted on us all in various ways. In our latest catch up with Rachel we find out about the free support which available to everyone in the Conwy area. We also meet some of the new recruits...

Be alert! Car thefts in Rhos and the Bay

Be alert! Car thefts in Rhos and the Bay

In the run up to Christmas, drivers are again being encouraged to secure their vehicles and remove all valuables which could potentially tempt thieves. The advice comes after several vehicles have been targeted in Penrhyn Avenue, Everard Road and Colwyn Crescent in Rhos-on Sea / Colwyn Bay. Joining...

Helping North Wales business stay afloat

Helping North Wales business stay afloat

The Small Business Commissioner is an independent public body set up by Government under the Enterprise Act 2016 to tackle late payment and unfavourable payment practices in the private sector. The SBC covers the whole of the UK - England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.Launched in December...

Save our much-loved Harlequin Puppet Theatre!

Save our much-loved Harlequin Puppet Theatre!

The Harlequin Puppet Theatre is part of a national initiative launched by Theatres Trust to prevent the permanent closure of hundreds of UK theatres. The Harlequin Puppet Theatre is a puppet theatre in Rhos-on-Sea and a much loved part of our local heritage and community. As Britain's oldest...

Volunteering and Funding Update with CVSC

Volunteering and Funding Update with CVSC

Once again it was my pleasure to catch up with the team from Conwy Voluntary Services Council (CVSC) about the latest volunteering news and opportunities that exist for third sector organisations to support special community projects with grant funding. Joining me this time was Volunteering...

Anxiety and Prevention with Conwy Mind

Anxiety and Prevention with Conwy Mind

Conwy Mind are a wonderful resource for everyone in our community especially since the COVID-19 lockdown has impacted on us all in various ways. In our latest catch up with Rachel we discuss the impact of lockdown on our mental health and the advice and support that is available for free from the...

Disability Resource Centre Getting Us Moving

Disability Resource Centre Getting Us Moving

If you are regular listener to Jeff's Afternoon Show, you will probably have heard him chatting to Annette Lees from the Disability Resource Centre. The Centre has supported the needs of people with disabilities and sensory impairments and their families throughout Wales since 1988. They cover...

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