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Three Religions- One God? Three local community leaders – who worked together in the Fleetville area of St Albans over some years – discuss the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Interviews Interviews with a wide variety of local people covering an equally wide range of topics.
St Albans Cathedral Over the past several years, Stephen de Silva, has been telling listeners about various aspects of the Cathedral’s history – from the story of Alban himself up to recent discoveries during excavations necessary for new developments. Stephen is an award-winning guide and a former Warden at the Cathedral.
Talking Bookshelf Reviews and discussions of audio-book titles –some new releases and a few old favourites – including extracts from the recordings by kind permission of Calibre Audio (www.calibre.org.uk).
Nature Notes The Herts Advertiser’s nature correspondent Rupert Evershed reads his monthly column.
A County at War: Life on the Home Front in Hertfordshire Howard Guard talks with Jill Burridge in two sessions about his film, ‘A County at War’, made in 2014 to mark the start of the First World War and the impact on the local community as well as the tragic losses by The Hertfordshire Regiment at the Battle of Passchendaele (The Third Battle of Ypres) in 1917. Includes extracts from the film.
Community Matters Interviews with a wide range of local charities and volunteer groups – a joint venture with our local community radio station, Radio Verulam (92.6 FM – www.radioverulam.com).
Me & My Job Interviews with local people about themselves and their work.
Ver Poets Poems written and read by the local Ver Poets group.