Show Highlights October 5 2017

In this week’s show we talk about the range of organisations who were present at the Ageing Well event at Lupton House, Churston Ferrers on 30th September and activities available for people to enjoy.

We then go to talk about The Silver Line, created in 2013 by Esther Rantzen (who also created Childline) which is a free, 24-hour, 365 day a year helpline offering information and friendship and signposts people to local organisations for support or social activities. Their number is 0800 4 70 80 90.

We discuss World Animal Day which is on 4th October and give listeners six things they can do to mark the day and to help animals.

We go onto talk about an innovative partnership – The Picturehouse which has joined forces with Arthritis Research in the hope that they can help more people to enjoy the cinema experience

We share the good news that Scotland has banned fracking following a full public consultation and highlight a recent gathering at the Preston New Road fracking site in Lancashire where residents are peacefully protesting against fracking.

We then talk about an article in The Daily Good which discusses the principles of non-violent action, in particular how working together is the most effective way to unite people.

We finish the show by introducing Pocket Guru, a platform which opens up and discusses alternative perspectives on some of the important life issues we all face – this week they focus on life purpose and we have a discussion in the studio about what our life purpose is

Listen to the show

Tracks played:

Jem Cooke – It Ain’t Nothing
LP – Lost on You
The Jade Assembly – Got My Star
Mark Barnwell – Mandala – Maldonando Mix
Eleanore & The Lost – The Calling
Guns ‘n’ Roses – Welcome to the Jungle
Miri – Sound Vibrations
Pet Shop Boys – Left to my own devices
Xiuhtezcatl – One Day featuring Isa
Leon Gieco – Alas De Tango
ABC – Viva Love
Bon Jovi – We Weren’t Born To Follow
Gaby Moreno – Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
Rufus – Walking The Dog

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