Uckfield FM’s Best Bits of the Week

A round-up of the highlights of the week from your local radio station

24th March 2017
Jennie Lamb & Inga McNaught from the Woodland Project at Laughton near Lewes talk with Gary King.
More information on these projects can be found HERE and on https://www.thepeoplesprojects.org.uk/

Gabrielle Anya Rafello spoke with Tony Williams about the Koorana Centre, what is does, and the Koorans Foundation which is being set up as a charity to help younger people deal with some of the issues that concern them.
http://www.thekooranacentre.com

Lewes MP, Maria Caulfield, spoke with Tony Williams about the Government’s intentions on triggering Article 50, Brexit, the SNP demand for another Scottish referendum, the RMT union’s response on the train strikes and BML2.


17th March 2017
Peter Griffiths came into Uckfield FM and spoke about recent political events with Tony Williams
The Chancellor’s first budget, The NHS and UKIP’s current position were all topics for discussion.

Uckfield’s Mayor, Cllr Louise Eastwood, was a guest on The Morning Show. She spoke with Tony Williams about the recent Council Tax rise, CCTV, the local council elections and Uckfield The Future group.


10th March 2017
Cllr Diane Ward joins Tony Williams for a chat.

Gillian Luis-Ravelo chats with Jacqui Rushton about ovarian cancer awareness, and Gillian’s story.
http://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/march-ovarian-cancer-awareness-month


3rd March 2017
Gemma Kybert, from “Oscars Wish Foundation”, returns to talk with Tony Williams about their upcoming charity ball.
http://www.oscarswishfoundation.co.uk/

Seb, a former Malthouse resident, tells of his journey through addiction and recovery.
http://kenwardtrust.org.uk/content/malthouse-project/

Wendy Pengelly, from Headway, East Sussex, talks with Jacqui Rushton.
http://www.headwayeastsussex.org.uk/


24th February 2017
Lewes MP, Maria Caulfield, was the guest of Tony Williams on the Morning Show.
They spoke about the NHS, Lime Disease, business rates, BML2 and the latest on the train strikes.

The author, Gerald Scarfe, joined Tony Williams to talk about his latest book “Seagulls on Speed”. Apparently it is a fast-food comedy of seaside skulduggery.

Lisa Crozier and Sally Frost talk to Jacqui Rushton about the “Wealden Works” project. More information can be obtained from Lisa by emailing lisa.morris18@btinternet.com.


17th February 2017
Wealden MP Nus Ghani came into Uckfield FM for her monthly radio surgery and spoke with Tony Williams about the Brexit vote in the House of Commons, the introduction of her own 10 minute bill, the trains and road safety.

Continuing from last week, week 2 saw Malthouse residents John & Richard talking with Tony Williams about their addictions and the work of the “Kenward Trust” and “Malthouse Project” in helping their recovery.


10th February 2017
Tony Williams about the work of the “Kenward Trust” and “The Malt House” when Mark Addison and Penny Williams join him for a chat.

Lisa Walkden and Chris Hart from “Team 4 Solutions” and “AE Simplicity” discuss the subject of workplace pensions with Tony Williams.


3rd February 2017
Molly & Jack Carter, and friend Alexander talk with Mike Skinner about raising money for Chailey Heritage Foundation by cycling and swimming.

Ben Westwood chats with Jacqui Rushton about life as a single parent, Singer/Songwriter, author, journalist and University lecturer. Ben has just released his debut single and talks about his tough journey.


27th January 2017
Charlotte Peatfield, chiropractor from the Back on Track Clinic joins Tony Williams to discuss how our diet can help us with looking after our joints.

BRIT-Award winning singer, Beverley Craven, talks with Jacqui Rushton about her music, career and tour including her forthcoming appearance at the Ropetackle Arts Centre on 24th February 2017.


20th January 2017
Uckfield Town Councillor, Chris Macve joins Tony Williams to talk about life as a Town Councillor.

Speaking over Skype from Westminster, Lewes MP Maria Caulfield spoke with Tony Williams about trains, the NHS and social care.


13th January 2017
UKIP former parliamentary candidate Peter Griffiths spoke with Tony Williams about some of the current political hot potatoes. They spoke about the rail strikes, the NHS and calls to implement a national maximum wage.

Dave Harrison from the Chiddingly Festival talked with Tony Williams about the pantomime they are putting on this weekend called Camelot the Panto…..who’d have thought it?


6th January 2017
Sarah Clements from Sussex Autism talking to Tony Williams and
Izzy Fin from Thursday night’s Steve Crow Show.


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