Morning interviews

'SIX' The Musical : Teen Edition is coming to The Venue in Barnstaple this May. The cast spoke to Laura James

Andy Hood ran 50k through London, stopping at over 20 Krispy Kreme stores on the way. He raised money for Oddballs, as he explained to Laura James

Watermouth Castle is investing in new activities for families, as Katie Clements explained to Laura James

ChemoHero marks it's 10th anniversary this year. Trustee Nicola Baddick spoke to Laura about the recent Pound the Pound, upcoming events, and the new van!

Dr Caroline Chipperfield, Director of Higher Education at Petroc, and Lara Franks, who is studying at the college, spoke to Laura James about the University Centre for Northern Devon, and the opportunities for students to travel the world while they learn 

Steve Payne from K9 Focus spoke to Laura James about the work of the charity, the dogs hoping to be rehomed and upcoming events

The Wave Project has a new CEO. Ramon Van de Velde spoke to Laura James

Naomi Proctor spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows at the Queens and Landmark theatres

Groups and events for the LGBT community in North Devon and Torridge are being planned by Sunrise Diversity. Toni Rance spoke to Laura James about 'Out in the Country'

The North Devon Health Fest promises to be a fun day for all the family, on 13th April, as AJ Brown explained to Laura James

Lynne from the Barnstaple Ladies Choir spoke to Holly Hains about the 40th anniversary concert in partnership with North Devon Hospice

Naomi Proctor from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about shows coming soon

'You're Bard' is coming to the Landmark theatre in Ilfracombe, and promises to show Shakespeare's works as you've never seen before. Joe Hackett explained it to Laura James

The Woodyard is a community hub featured in Ann Cleeves book, The Long Call. It's now set to become a reality, as Ann explained to Laura James

Tim Steer spoke to Laura James about the future of the railways in North Devon, and the Northern Devon Railway Development Alliance

Naomi Proctor from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Holly about shows we can look forward to seeing at the theatres soon including Tim Vine and Spot the Dog!

 

Little Green Town is a community group in Bideford which aims to fill the town with edible produce and grow friendships at the same time. They're currently arranging a Seed Swap in the Bideford Pannier Market on 23rd March, as Lizz Dobinson explained to Laura James 

Children's Hospice South West is taking part in the Jail and Bail event in Exeter. Gubs Hayer from the charity and participant Dave Hunt from Zero 7 spoke to Laura James

Naomi Proctor from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about shows we can look forward to seeing at the theatres soon

The North Devon Link Centres aim to support people who experience a wide range of mental health difficulties, but it's future hangs in the balance. Cllr Terry Elliott spoke to Laura James

Events are planned across various venues in Barnstaple for International Women's Day. Tatyana Matthews from the Gardeners Collective spoke to Laura James

Director of Technical Studies at Petroc College, Gail Whenman, spoke to Laura James about the upcoming open event on Wednesday 13th March

Steve Payne from K9 Focus spoke to Laura James about upcoming dog shows and events for the charity

Karl Baker of the charity 'Rapaid' spoke to Hopps about the work they do

Jasmine Bennett from the Wave Project spoke to Laura James about fundraising, surf sessions and opportunities to volunteer

The Kahunas joined Laura James in the studio to talk about their new song 'Daffodils" and their charity gig in April, raising money for North Devon Hospice

Nicola Baddick from ChemoHero spoke to Laura James about 'Pound the Pound' and the work of the charity in North Devon

North Devon Hospice wants women across the area to wear their finest 80's style clothes at this years Nightwalk to mark the 40th anniversary of caring for people. Ali Hunt from the hospice and Amy Sowden from the Brend Collection spoke to Laura James

Suse Rolfe joined Laura James to talk about the work of the North Devon Wardens, the Great British Spring Clean and the Big Plastic Count

The Barum Mower Club races lawnmowers at events across the South West. Liz Clarke spoke to Laura James

Cllr Daniel Turton, Mayor of Ilfracombe and Conor Warren from the charity, Spark UK, spoke to Hopps about the Mayors Ball

North Molton Archery Club is holding an open day on 9th March for everyone to have a go. Cornelis Boon spoke to Laura James

The Voice's very own Marc Austin is running from Bristol to North Devon over the course of 4 days, to raise money for Young Lives V's Cancer. Marc spoke to Laura James

A comedy play based on the board game Cluedo is being shown at the Venue in Pottington. Chris Northey-Youngs and Julie Snooks from "Clue" spoke to Laura James

Southmead Primary School in Braunton is busy preparing a new learning space - in the form of a big red bus! Headteacher, Nick Plumb spoke to Laura James

Devon and Cornwall Police want women in the Barnstaple area to come forward and tell them about the areas they don't feel safe walking. The Walk and Talk initiative hopes to make women feel safer, as PC Lucy Robinson explained to Laura James

The Joint Civil Aid Corps (JCAC) is actively recruiting volunteers across North Devon to help support emergency services. Commanding Officer Stephen Barnes spoke to Laura James

The Miracle Theatre company is bring it's show "Hell's Bells" to the Plough Arts Centre. Touring Manager, Julia Knight Bennett spoke to Laura James 

Barnstaple Amateur Boxing Club is holding an event at the rugby club on 30th March. Vinny Patrick joined Laura James

The Chivenor Military Ladies choir is looking for new members to join them. Jane Batchelor spoke to Laura James about the group

Devon author, Alison Huntingford spoke to Laura James about her latest book, and the influences behind her writing

Devon's Strongest Hands will test grip strength for men, women and teenagers. Sam Horn spoke to Laura James about the event which will be raising money for Little Bridge House

Hopps spoke to Lee from North Devon Council about the half term activities at the Pannier Market in Barnstaple

West Buckland School will perform Les Miserables at the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. Students Alfie, Erin, Ula, Tommy and Ben spoke to Laura James

The staff and students at the Park Community School in Barnstaple will perform their version of Peter Pan at the end of February. Head of Drama, Ms Laurie Tarling, and students Sam, Darcy and Emily, spoke to Laura James

Alicia Kenny from the Paw Pad Parlour in Barnstaple spoke to Laura James about the business revamp, how to get into the industry, and her very unique qualification

Jasmine Bennett from the Wave Project North Devon spoke to Laura James about fundraising, becoming a volunteer and how to refer a young person who might need support

Bill and Gill from Barnstaple's Fringe Theatrefest spoke to Hopps about this years event

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is celebrating the new season with a big event on 17th February, with Louise Butcher marking the grand opening, raising money for charity. Bod Shaddick and Ashley Clarke, Director and General Manager of the railway, joined Louise Butcher, and Kate Constable from the Royal Devon Hospitals Charity 

ChemoHero Trustees Nicola and Zoe spoke to Laura James about upcoming events and fundraising ways we can support the charity

Braunton Academy are busy preparing for their production of Macbeth, as Head of Drama, Rob Carroll, told Emma Marston

Affinity Devon has chosen Families in Grief as its "Charity of the Year" Centre Manager, Craig Hill and CEO of Families in Grief, Naomi Jefferies, spoke to Laura James about the partnership

Suse Rolfe joined Laura James to talk about the work of the North Devon Wardens, and how the recent changes to Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO's) will affect professional dog walkers

Lucinda Blight from Kingsley School spoke to Emma Marston about students organising a wellness day ahead of their exams in April

Steve Payne from local dog charity, K9 Focus spoke to Laura James about recent events, an upcoming fundraiser and a young dog looking for a forever home

Sally Norden from Little Bridge House and Area Fundraiser for Childrens Hopsice South West, Gub Hayer, joined Laura James to talk about their recent skydive and how we can all get involved with the next one!

South Molton Pannier Market has been awarded Britain's Best Community Market for the second year in a row. Events and Promotions Manager, Melanie James, and Market Manager, William Tyacke spoke to Laura James

Andy Hood raised money for ChemoHero with a 24 hour treadmill challenge! He spoke to Laura James after the event

Barnstaple Library is holding a Library Late event, with music, dancing, food and drinks. Jane Petch spoke to Laura James

Anne-Marie Eveleigh from Plastic Free North Devon spoke to Laura James about the upcoming Cleanse and Clean Day of Action

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

Helen Cooper and Finola O'Neill from Save Our Sands spoke to Hopps about developments with the offshore windfarm plans

Jess Taylor from North Devon Against Domestic Abuse, spoke to Laura James about 'Time to Talk' day on 1st February

Local charity, Addicts to Athletes, hopes to support people to change their lives. Connor Shannon spoke to Laura James

Ali Hunt from North Devon Hospice spoke to Laura James about the "Pitch in a Pound" fundraiser

Karl Learnihan and Ross Austen from Adapt All Or Nothing spoke to Laura James about the Barnstaple based adaptive athlete organisation

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

Blue Monday is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year, but we enlisted the help of Mind Over Matter life coach, Marie Gould, to lift our spirits. Marie spoke to Laura James

Local man Andy Hood is planning to run on a treadmill... for 24 HOURS! Andy, and Nicola from the charity, ChemoHero, spoke to Laura James 

Families in Grief (FiG) is running a programme of events, starting on 13th January at Skern Lodge in Appledore, for young people who have been bereaved. CEO Naomi Jeffries spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows at the Queens and Landmark Theatres

Suse Rolfe spoke to Laura James about the work of the North Devon Council Wardens, and recent amendments to the local Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO's)

Petroc College is holding an open evening on 30th January. Director of Progressive Studies, Jo Byrne, spoke to Laura James

Steve Payne from the dogs charity, K9 Focus, spoke to Laura James about upcoming events and how the community can get involved

Jasmine Bennett from the Wave Project North Devon spoke to Laura James about recent events, and upcoming fundraisers including a skydive and a trek to Kilimanjaro

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark Theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

Young Lives V's Cancer recently received donations from the Radiothon and toys from the Stocking Filler Appeal. Katherine Sawyer spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

Felix Milton from Philip J Milton & Co spoke to Laura James about the cost of Christmas

Josie Holt spoke to Laura James about this years Christmas and Winter Tent Appeal

Sarah Saundry from Mini First Aid North Devon and West Somerset, spoke to Laura James about keeping our children safe over Christmas, and the signs of sepsis

Holly Hains headed backstage to see what was being planned for this years Panto at the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple, Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty will be heading to the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple this Christmas. Actors Lauren Hendricks and Barney Harwood spoke to Laura James

The Breakfast Show was live at the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple, ahead of Panto season. We heard from Director Rob and Producer Matt

The Breakfast Show was live at the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple, ahead of Panto season. Laura James spoke to the team, Mark Farley, Hazel Knight and Graham Harris

The Breakfast Show was live at the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple, where Laura James caught up with Dereck Walker who plays Queen Camilla

The Breakfast Show was live at the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple, where Laura James caught up with Hazel Knight, Marketing and Press Officer

The team at Childrens Hospice South West are busy raising money with events in the lead up to Christmas. Area fundraiser Gubs Hayer spoke to Laura James about how we can all get involved

Affinity Devon is busy with the Christmas season, and looking ahead to the New Year already. Centre Manager, Craig Hill, spoke to Laura James

The South West Blood Bikes is a charity run by volunteers, delivering essential work across Devon. Chairman Mark Bentley spoke to Laura James about the group, and their Christmas coffee morning

Petroc College have opportunities for people to reskill, and retrain, as well as retake subjects such as GCSE Maths and English. Jo Byrne, Director of Progressive Studies, and Jenn Fuller, Project Manager, spoke to Laura James about this and the Skills Bootcamps

Steve Payne from K9 Focus spoke to Laura James about the work of the charity this year, and what they're planning for 2024

Ian Bennett from the Wave Project North Devon spoke to Laura James about the Big Give, surfing Santa's and NHS Junior Doctors in the sea

North Devon Hospice wants the community to support its Christmas Wish appeal. Leo Cooper spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark Theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

Suse Rolfe spoke to Laura James about the work of the North Devon Wardens, and gave us some advice about what we should and shouldn't feed our pets

A 'Reclaim the Night' parade is being planned in Barnstaple on 9th December. Jess Taylor from North Devon Against Domestic Abuse spoke to Laura James

The Wave Project is fundraising with the Big Give Christmas Challenge. Jasmine Bennett spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

An exhibition of art, "A Darker Christmas" will be at StudioKind in Braunton. Curator, Jody Medland, spoke to Laura James

The UK Wild Otter Trust is running a Christmas auction and is taking part in the Big Give. Founder Dave Webb explained it when he spoke to Laura James

Mini First Aid North Devon and West Somerset hopes to help equip parents with skills to protect their children. Sarah Saundry spoke to Laura James

12 year old Lottie Brown from Yelland is a BMX British Champion. She spoke to Emma Marston

Devon author Bruce Harris spoke to Laura James about his new book "Roxanne Riding Hood and Other Dubious Tales"

Edukid is a charity in Bideford that supports children living in poverty and conflict in other countries. Rosie Jones spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark Theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

The Special Olympics North Devon gives the opportunity for people with learning difficulties and disabilities to take part in training and competitions locally, and further afield. Julie Kemish-Mills spoke to Laura James

The Children's Hospice South West Incredible Hike is happening next May, a 3 day guided walk from Minehead to Croyde. Kate Romo explained how you can get involved

Wings South West and The Pickwell Foundation have worked alongside each other with regards to supporting the Ukrainian community in North Devon. They want to say thank you with a special event, and they're still looking for hosts in the area. Andy Best and Susannah Baker spoke to Laura James

Plans for the offshore windfarm off Saunton Sands are continuing, a collaboration between Cobra and Floatation Energy. Helen Cooper and Finola O'Neill, local residents, spoke to Laura James

A free Christmas day lunch is being planned in Bideford. Rose Young-French spoke to Laura James

The Moon is heading to the Pannier Market in Barnstaple! Lee Baxendale explained how it'll work when he spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

It's International Men's Day on Sunday 19th November. Ambassador for International Men's Day UK, Mark Brooks OBE, spoke to Laura James

The Root Cause Project supports veterans living in North Devon. Roy Goddin spoke to Laura James

The North Devon Voluntary Services recognised the hard work of volunteers across the area with an award ceremony. Organisers Marie Gould and Jill Bond spoke to Laura James

The 16 Days of Action hopes to raise awareness and put an end to violence against women and girls. Jess Taylor from North Devon Against Domestic Abuse spoke to Laura James

Let's Talk Together is a peer support group in South Molton, which aims to help us talk about our mental health. Yasmine Harman spoke to Laura James

Jasmine Bennett spoke to Laura James about the Wave Project North Devon, their volunteers, a trip to California and what they've got planned for the near future

Paul Rossiter runs a weight loss group for men in Devon. He spoke to Laura James about 'Gutless'

Hazel Knight spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows at the Queens and Landmark theatres

Suse Rolfe spoke to Laura James about the North Devon Wardens, firework displays and how to care for our pets, and the new rules about dangerous dogs

Devon author Sir Michael Morpurgo received an honorary Doctorate at the Petroc College graduation ceremony, where he spoke to Laura James 

Dr Sean Mackney, Principal of Petroc College, spoke to Laura James on the Graduation Day in Barnstaple

Petroc College students of Higher Education celebrated their Graduation, where they spoke to Laura James

Director of Higher Education at Petroc College, Caroline Chipperfield, spoke to Laura James about Graduation Day, the opportunities available and the open event at the Barnstaple campus

K9 Focus is looking for new volunteers to support the charity. Steve Payne spoke to Laura James

The House With Chicken Legs is coming to the Queens Theatre in Barnstaple, and James Seager spoke to Steve Jones

The Voice Radiothon is raising money for Young Lives Vs Cancer. From the charity, Katherine Sawyer, joined Laura James in the studio, alongside Head of Volunteering for North Devon, Teresa Gibbons and fundraiser Joe Talbot-Adams, who also received support from the charity

The Voice Radiothon is raising money for Young Lives V's Cancer and North Devon Against Domestic Abuse. Jess Taylor from NDADA spoke to Laura James

White Cross Offshore Windfarm Ltd, which is a joint venture between Cobra and Floatation Energy, has submitted its onshore planning application to North Devon Council. Local residents Helen Cooper and Finola O'Neill spoke to Laura James

Hazel Knight from the Queens and Landmark Theatres spoke to Laura James about upcoming shows

North Devon Surf Therapy (CIC) hopes to help support people across the region, including schools, carers and the armed forces. Michelle Harding spoke to Laura James

North Devon Life Coach, Marie Gould, gave us tips to encourage a happy and healthy mindset, when she spoke to Laura James

Devon musician and author, Graham Sclater, spoke to Laura James about his writing, working on cruise ships, and working with Jimi Hendrix

General Manager of Let's Go! in Barnstaple, Kat Harvey, spoke to Laura James about how the cost of living crisis has affected the business and how the bowling company is excited for Halloween

The Barnstaple Round Table fireworks will raise money for Children's Hospice South West and Families in Grief (FiG). Vice Chair of the Round Table, and firework organiser, Mike Jewell, spoke to Laura James