Show Highlights November 9th 2017

On this week’s show we bring you the latest news from Wayne Dixon and Koda and their litter picking adventures around the coast of the UK.

We share news of Torbay Cleaner Coasts Initiative which was formed in Summer 2017 and who are actively preparing a programme of events for 2018 which will be announced early next year with opportunities for local volunteers to get involved in.

With winter approaching, we read a reflection from Jewel, founder of Rise Like Air blog, who shares what the advent of winter feels like for her and fellow Canadian residents and then we talk about some volunteering opportunities which can help you keep any winter blues at bay.

We also talk about the Reverse Advent Calendar which is a way that we can all help people with limited resources over Christmas and we share the news of a new local foodbank called Paignton Community Larder which is about to open to support people in our community.

We share the good news that the UK will back a total ban on insect-harming pesticides in fields across Europe which was announced that day by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

More good news follows from the Attenborough Nature Centre owned and managed by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust who have said that that their cafe has now switched to 100% compostable cups and biodegradable lids in response to recent news about the damage to the environment that takeaway coffee cups cause.

And finally Londoners are encouraged to look out for the launch of the Poly-Mer, the world’s first recycled plastic punt which will be used to run plastic fishing trips in the waters around London Docklands.  The idea for the boat came from Canary Wharf College who then approached Hubbub to take the campaign further and to reach more people

Listen to the show:

Track Listing:

Odyssey – Don’t Tell Me Tell Her
The Killers – Human
Elton John -Your Song (Remastered)
Rosabella Gregory – Gabrielle
Rick Astley – Pray With Me
Terry Callier – Ordinary Joe
Zoe Wren – She’s a Highwayman
Toni Braxton – Spanish Guitar
Nick Drake – River Man
Daria Kulesh- Vasilisa
Jim Stubblefield – St Tropez
Passenger – Needle in the Dark
Ocean Colour Scene – Profit in Peace

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