Charities and Fundraising Food and Drink

ICYMI #10 – Food Festival Special

We hear from the landlords of The Leopard Pub, a festival director, chef and owner of Mac and Bone, Snugburys, a local butcher, and a festival sponsor.

Food and Drink Interviews


Your legal questions answered, Jim Kirkpatrick stops by for a chat about his new music, and it’s international bacon day – so we speak to a local butcher!

Interviews Local History


On this weeks show; a local railway author, and an update from Crewe Lyceum Theatre amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Hobbies Interviews


Coming up on this week’s show…

  • We hear from the Manager of RSPCA Stapley grange about how the centre has been working through the pandemic
  • Lucy Smith talks to Chris Cadman about the community organisation Crewe Create
  • And Jeff Stubbs from the Nantwich Civic Society is here talking about the work they do around the town
Hobbies Sport


On this week’s show:

  • Local musician Mark Concar talks about his career as a teacher, a percussionist, and now as a rugby coach
  • Phil Holmes, the creative director of Lightpool, an October festival that takes place in Blackpool, speaks to Chris Cadman about this year’s Lumen Event in Crewe
  • and Dave talks to Christina Quine, a local artist from Sandbach
Charities and Fundraising Hobbies Interviews


On this weeks show…

  • Kate Dobson from Nantwich Museum is speaking to Dave about the Museums @ Home event
  • Chris Cadman poses listener legal questions to Paul Clark from the South Cheshire Law Society
  • Helen Capener is fundraising £120k to help her son Georgy receive treatment for a very rare bone cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma.

Local news

Business Charities and Fundraising Food and Drink Interviews


On this week’s show

  • Local residents Kimberly Smith and her 10-year-old daughter Millie are having their hair cut for The Little Princess Trust…
  • Miss Darlington’s jams is a Crewe based jam, preserve and chutney maker that has been around since the ’80s, Des and Dave speak to Sarah Darlington, daughter of the company’s founder Marion, and now a key player in the business…
  • We look at a couple of the local news stories from the week…
  • And we get an update from The Nantwich Food Festival about this year’s postponement and ‘the lockdown awards’

News stories


Health and Fitness Hobbies Interviews


Coming up on this week’s show…

  • London underground trains built in the late 70s and early 80s will soon be running on the Crewe to Chester railway line
  • We hear from David McDonald, the chair of the Crewe Clean Team – he talks to Dave Foulkes about the work they do in the town
  • An announcement from Cheshire East – free parking in Crewe and Nantwich… but only on 4 days throughout the year
  • And we’ll learn about One You Cheshire East –  a local organisation part of a national health initiative – offering support to local residents on losing weight and stopping smoking

News Stories…

Further information from our interview guests…

Charities and Fundraising Interviews Local History


Welcome to In Case You Missed it for July 19th 2020

Coming up on this weeks show…

  • We hear from Simon Dyson, the principal of Highfields Academy – he spoke to Chris Cadman earlier this week about this impact of COVID on the school and how they responded
  • Clare Hayward MBE, the Chair of Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership talks about ‘the getting students online’ campaign
  • And our very own dave foulkes talks to Sandra Link – a Trustee at Chance Changing Lives – They talk about how the organisation is working during COVID-19 and Sandra’s nomination for an Amazing Women Award You can vote for Sandra at – Voting closes on the 31st July

In the news…

Treasure trove of unclaimed memories uncovered in former Crewe town centre chemist – Full story here:

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Business Food and Drink Interviews


In this episode Des speaks to Kitty Sadler, a company director and one of three sisters who run Snugburys, an ice cream maker, and local landmark, located on the outskirts of Nantwich.

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