Bayside Podcasts

December 07, 2019
Sunday Service Sun 25 Jul

Sunday Service Sun 25 Jul

This week our guest speaker Rev Kevin Johns will be speaking on the Wedding at Cana.

Planning for a great future with Creating Enterprise

Planning for a great future with Creating Enterprise

On Friday, Jeff spoke with Kath and Richard from Creating Enterprise about how this innovative Mochdre organisation could help you back into work, give you a massive boost to your confidence through volunteering and offer opportunities to Conwy residents living in all types of different housing...

Wales in Bloom judging in the Bay

Wales in Bloom judging in the Bay

On Friday it was my pleasure to meet Wales in Bloom judge Jim Goodwin at Queens Gardens here in the Bay and find out a little about this year's competition. Jim talks about how the Wales in Bloom and Colwyn in Bloom competitions work together and what the judges are looking for when they make...

Llandudno Writers Guild: Stories so far

Llandudno Writers Guild: Stories so far

Over the past few weeks, Jeff Pearson has enjoyed hearing many short stories from the Llandudno Writers Guild and we thought you might be interested in hearing them again or for the first time if you missed his afternoon show. We have four stories for you to enjoy in just under an hour from members...

Colwyn Bay Artisan Market Preview!

Colwyn Bay Artisan Market Preview!

Brilliant to catch up with Stella from the Colwyn Bay Artisan Market to find out what is in store on Saturday June 19th. Take a listen to my short interview from Friday morning and get down to see what you might be missing. To find out more about The Artisan Market Company please...

Bayside's Carers Week with Carers Wales

Bayside's Carers Week with Carers Wales

Last week Jeff Pearson marked Carers Week with a series of special interviews with carers and experts from right across Wales. The week ended with a question and answers special half hour with Dawn Owen from Carers Wales following listeners sending in their messages. We have put all the interviews...

Volunteering grants of up to £1000 for 15-24s

Volunteering grants of up to £1000 for 15-24s

The Youth Led Grants Fund is administered by CVSC on behalf of WCVA and the Welsh Government. It is led and carried out by young people, and designed to support a range of small youth led volunteering projects and activities in the county of Conwy. On my Good Morning Colwyn Bay show, I chat with...

Volunteering in Conwy: A time to say thanks!

Volunteering in Conwy: A time to say thanks!

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, it was my pleasure to catch up with Ceri Jones from Conwy Voluntary Services Council and Mike Wycherley from DeafBlind UK to discuss volunteering and give a big thanks to the many people who generously donate their time to keep our communities going. Take a few...

Writer's Guild Short Story: Getting a jab!

Writer's Guild Short Story: Getting a jab!

Jane Ashton from Llandudno Writers Guild brings us the first short story read out on Jeff's Afternoon Show each Wednesday around 2-15pm. Jane's story tells of her visit to Deeside Leisure Centre to get her first Covid jab and what was going through her mind. Great listening, hope you...

Hearing loss and how it can affect your life

Hearing loss and how it can affect your life

Two weeks ago was Deaf Awareness Week. Kai spoke to Harvey, an Audiologist and Sandra, who lost her hearing. We learnt the signs of hearing loss as well as understanding how hearing loss can affect someone’s life. Take a listen to this podcast extract taken from the Kai Davies Show. Listen in on...

Exciting new beginnings for The Kind Bay!

Exciting new beginnings for The Kind Bay!

Its always my great pleasure to catch up with Helen Robinson from The Kind Bay Initiative to find out about the many things the group are up to. On Mental Health Awareness Week, we chat about a whole host of things relating to the support the group offers in Colwyn Bay. Now they are at their new...

Mental Health Week: Get on your Muddy Boots!

Mental Health Week: Get on your Muddy Boots!

It's Mental Health Awareness Week from 10th to 16th May and to mark the week, our friends at Conwy Mind are asking us to get out into the countryside and enjoy the beautiful scenery we have to enjoy here in Conwy and Denbighshire. A walk in the park or a walk in the hills is a great...

Grants to get Conwy volunteers back on track

Grants to get Conwy volunteers back on track

Find out all there is to know about applying to the Gwynt-y-Mor, Rhyl Flats and Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Funds for projects which will benefit your community. In this latest podcast for May 2021, Simon talks to Neil Pringle, Aled Roberts and Esyllt Adair from CVSC who are the fund managers based...

Celebration as our Zoo opens up again!

Celebration as our Zoo opens up again!

On the Kai Davies Show, the Welsh Mountain Zoo's Jen Jesse chats about the first week of opening following the lockdown. There has been much celebration about opening the gates for the first time since before Christmas and Jen talks about how you can help support the zoo either by visiting or...

A personal fight against COVID

A personal fight against COVID

The ruthless impact of Covid-19 has been felt by many people and their families across Conwy, Wales and the whole world. It has been a traumatic and emotional time as families have lost loved ones and people have fought hard against the effects of the virus. Today on Jeff's Afternoon Show, as...

The Q&A Hour with North Wales Police

The Q&A Hour with North Wales Police

Yesterday it was my pleasure to welcome local police officers into Bayside for a chat about the things that matter to you in Colwyn Bay and the wider Conwy area. As a result of the many questions which we received via the website and on social media, there was a whole range of topics which were...

Mental Health Matters with Conwy Mind

Mental Health Matters with Conwy Mind

Once again it has been my absolute pleasure to chat with Rachel, Dawn and Natasha from Conwy Mind about how they might help you overcome any issues or problems your mental health. This last lockdown has been very difficult for many of us and feeling low to the point that it becomes dominant and...

Record producer's mental health challenge

Record producer's mental health challenge

A number of weeks back Jasmine Rigby met two Wales based music producers who recorded a heartfelt and inspiring song to raise mental health awareness. Local Barry producer James Hoare joined forces with Cardiff producer Ben Banjo Field, who together decided to create a meaningful song with a...

Work of Carers Wales with Meryl Randall Jones

Work of Carers Wales with Meryl Randall Jones

Across Wales, hundreds of thousands of people care unpaid for an ill, older or disabled family member, or friend. The amount and type of support that carers provide varies considerably. It can range from a few hours a week, such as picking up prescriptions and preparing meals, to providing...

Don't get caught out by romance scammers

Don't get caught out by romance scammers

With Valentines Day coming up, I thought I'd take some time out to find out about romance scams and what all of this means. I was reading a few days ago that in 2020 over £68 million was lost to fraudsters from people thinking that the person they were getting close to online, wasn't who...

Jasmine: A song to inspire and support mental health

Jasmine: A song to inspire and support mental health

After a year nobody expected to have experienced so much isolation and loss. As a result two producers have put their own stories and struggles into a moving, energising new track which I found out about on my show (which is here as a special podcast for you). James, Ben, Duke and Rachel, all of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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