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JOCA says 'Pass it on !'

JOCA, the mental health sporting charity which stands for Just One Click Away, are holding an event this coming Saturday 3rd December 2.30pm at Welwyn Rugby club. Radio Verulam has been supporting JOCA since it was set up earlier in the year after Welwyn RFC tragically lost two of it's member with mental health issues. The Verulam Sports Show, Outspoken and Sunday Lunch are all featuring the charity and it's 'Pass it on' initiative. 'Pass it on' is all about spreading the word about mental health illness around the sports clubs in Hertfordshire.

Thursday's Verulam in the Morning

This morning on Radio Verulam we had the pleasure of speaking to Helen Burridge, who runs the St Albans and Harpenden Food and Drink Festival. She informed us and our listeners that voting for the the annual festival, which features many great bars, pubs and restaurants from around the local area, will now be open for six weeks from 13 July to 31 August. The highly anticipated festival, which is held from the 25th of September until the 3rd of October features many activities, events and pop up tastings.

Wednesday's Verulam in the Morning

On this morning's Verula­m in the Morning show today Catherine Newley from St Albans' museum joined to chat about the some summer activities in the museum along with an update of the new museum developments. Plus DIY Rob was here with a 'Nut and Bolts' special. The team wandered into St Albans to find out if the public preferred Markets to Shops........and the results were mixed. The Radio Verulam Banner was put up in outside of the Blacksmiths Arms and attracted a few 'toots' from passing cars.

Tuesday's Verulam in the Morning

On this morning's Verula­m in the Morning show today John Thompson joined us in the studio to talk technology for his 'Thomo's Top 3' segment, with TV ranking 3rd followed by the smartphone and, sitting on top, the Internet. Also this morning we heard live music from Rob and Mike performing Justin Bieber's 'Love Yourself', Blackstreet's 'No Diggity' and 'Half the World Away' by Oasis. (checkout the video on Jonny's Facebook page!!!!)

Verulam in the Morning

Today on Verula­m in the Morning, Liz Jack and Brian Grant came into the studio to ­talk to us about Wednesdays Clas­sics on the Common in Harpenden. W­e also had Mr D. the ­numberman in setting another of his mathematical brainteasers. Our V­oxbox team also went ­out to talk to the pu­blic asking, 'Post Br­exit, along with the ­long traffic delays approaching Dover over the weeke­nd would you be more ­inclined to holiday i­n Britain?'. The bann­er for 'Bannertime' w­as placed on St. Pete­r's street, and was r­eportedly turning hea­ds. The answer to tod­ay's 'I spy with my l­ittle St.