14 episodes

Hello, Marlow! Welcome to "Marlow Uncovered," the podcast that peels back the layers of our incredible town, revealing the stories, the faces, and the heart that make Marlow truly special. I'm John Savage, your host, and I'm thrilled to kick off this exciting journey with you.

So, what's the scoop? "Marlow Uncovered" is all about celebrating the unsung heroes, the community organisers, and the local businesses that weave the tapestry of our town.

We're talking about large and small businesses, dedicated individuals who pour their hearts into making Marlow a fantastic place to live and work.

From the bustling Marlow Regatta to the legendary Pub in the Park, our town is known for its incredible events. But here's the twist – we're not just interested in the big names. We're shining a light on the stories that happen behind the scenes, both in the community and in our local businesses that all contribute to the unique character of Marlow.

The businesses and incredible individuals who organise community programs and initiatives for the greater good of Marlow. We're talking about the real MVPs – the faces behind the scenes.

So, Marlow, whether you're a community organiser, a local business owner, or someone who just loves this town, "Marlow Uncovered" is your ticket to the stories that make us proud to call this Marlow home.

Marlow Uncovered John Savage

    • News
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

Hello, Marlow! Welcome to "Marlow Uncovered," the podcast that peels back the layers of our incredible town, revealing the stories, the faces, and the heart that make Marlow truly special. I'm John Savage, your host, and I'm thrilled to kick off this exciting journey with you.

So, what's the scoop? "Marlow Uncovered" is all about celebrating the unsung heroes, the community organisers, and the local businesses that weave the tapestry of our town.

We're talking about large and small businesses, dedicated individuals who pour their hearts into making Marlow a fantastic place to live and work.

From the bustling Marlow Regatta to the legendary Pub in the Park, our town is known for its incredible events. But here's the twist – we're not just interested in the big names. We're shining a light on the stories that happen behind the scenes, both in the community and in our local businesses that all contribute to the unique character of Marlow.

The businesses and incredible individuals who organise community programs and initiatives for the greater good of Marlow. We're talking about the real MVPs – the faces behind the scenes.

So, Marlow, whether you're a community organiser, a local business owner, or someone who just loves this town, "Marlow Uncovered" is your ticket to the stories that make us proud to call this Marlow home.

    Episode 14 - Empowering Wellness: Sarah Jane Cosgrove's Journey with Arbonne

    Episode 14 - Empowering Wellness: Sarah Jane Cosgrove's Journey with Arbonne

    Welcome to another episode of Marlow Uncovered.
    Today, we have a special guest, Sarah Jane Cosgrove, who will be sharing her inspiring journey with her franchise business, Arbonne.
    Sarah Jane's story is one of transformation and empowerment, showcasing how Arbonne has not only provided her with a flexible source of income but also aligned with her values of health, wellness, and sustainability.
    In this episode, Sarah Jane delves into her transition from a busy corporate life to becoming a successful Arbonne consultant. She describes how Arbonne's plant-based, cruelty-free, and vegan products, ranging from skincare to nutrition, have not only improved her lifestyle but also allowed her to help others achieve better health and financial independence.
    Sarah Jane emphasises the purpose-driven approach of Arbonne, highlighting its commitment to transparency, sustainability, and ethical practices.
    Throughout our conversation, Sarah Jane shares her passion for Arbonne’s products and mission, explaining how they have positively impacted her and her family’s health.
    She also touches on the broader benefits of the Arbonne community, which supports both personal wellness and business growth.
    Join us as we uncover the benefits of Arbonne and learn from Sarah Jane Cosgrove’s journey of balancing family, corporate life, and her thriving franchise business. Whether you're curious about Arbonne’s offerings or interested in exploring a new business opportunity, this episode is packed with insights and inspiration.
    Contact Information:
    • Email: sazijaney@hotmail.com
    • Phone Number: +44 7947 183141
    • Instagram: sj_marlow_glowup_mum

    • 26 min
    Episode 13 - Ex and Currently Serving Military Personnel Darts in Marlow

    Episode 13 - Ex and Currently Serving Military Personnel Darts in Marlow

    In this episode, Flight Lieutenant Daz White of the Royal Air Force shared his journey with darts and its impact on the military community.
    Daz started playing darts as a child and rediscovered his passion during the COVID-19 lockdown. Recognizing the sport's potential to enhance mental well-being and foster social interaction, he established a local darts league upon returning to the UK.
    The league, which began with just five members, grew to 19, highlighting the sport's growing popularity.
    Daz's efforts led to the organization of the first-ever Inter-Station darts match between High Wycombe and Brize Norton, fostering camaraderie and competitive spirit.
    Despite facing stereotypes of darts being associated with pub culture, Daz emphasized the professionalism and skill involved in the sport. He noted the significant interest within the military, with 600 registered players and some aiming for professional status.
    To further connect and promote the sport, an online defense darts community was established, allowing players to compete and maintain statistics virtually.
    Daz highlighted the importance of darts in providing a mental health release and a social outlet for military personnel. He also discussed the top players in the league, their backgrounds, and future aspirations for inter-services competitions.
    Overall, Daz White's dedication to promoting darts within the military has created a supportive community, enhanced mental well-being, and fostered lasting camaraderie among service members.

    • 25 min
    Episode 12 - Hayley Mansell | Marlow Celebrant

    Episode 12 - Hayley Mansell | Marlow Celebrant

    Hayley Mansell is the founder of Marlow Celebrant, a company that specialises in creating personalised ceremonies for life's milestones, including baby namings, weddings, funerals, and celebrations of life.
    With a 35-year career in journalism and a passion for storytelling, Hayley aims to craft meaningful ceremonies that capture the essence of individuals and their stories.
    She offers a modern approach while respecting traditional elements, giving clients the freedom to include religion or create completely unique ceremonies.
    Hayley's mission is to provide a platform for people to share their narratives and commemorate significant events in a profound and celebratory manner.

    • 23 min
    Episode 011 Verity West | On The Wild Side of Marlow

    Episode 011 Verity West | On The Wild Side of Marlow

    "Up next, we have a true trailblazer in the world of environmental conservation. Her unwavering passion for protecting the natural wonders that thrive in and around the Marlow area has inspired an entire community to come together and make a difference.
    Please join me in welcoming the remarkable Verity West, the founder of Wild Marlow. 
    Verity's tireless efforts to engage residents, from young children to seasoned nature enthusiasts, have breathed new life into Marlow's appreciation for its diverse wildlife and habitats.
    Through hands-on workshops, informative walks, and collaborative conservation projects, she has empowered the people of Marlow to become active stewards of their local environment. 
    Get ready to be inspired, as Verity shares her insights, her aspirations, and the incredible journey that led her to establish the transformative organization known as Wild Marlow."
    Can you do to get involved and make a difference?
    Verity made it clear - Wild Marlow is always in need of dedicated volunteers! Whether you have a green thumb, a love for wildlife, or simply a desire to give back to your community, there's a role for you.
    Head over to the Wild Marlow website and explore the various volunteer opportunities available. From hands-on conservation work to event planning and social media management, there are endless ways you can lend your support and become an active steward of Marlow's natural heritage.
    The future of Marlow's wildlife is in our hands, so let's heed Verity's call and come together to protect and enhance the incredible ecosystems right here in our own backyard.
    Visit wildmarlow.org.uk today and take the first step towards making a lasting impact!"

    • 21 min
    Episode 010 - Jill Hickey | Marlow FM 97.5

    Episode 010 - Jill Hickey | Marlow FM 97.5

    Jill Hickey is a dedicated volunteer radio DJ at the community radio station Marlow FM, where she serves on the management team.
    She initially got involved with Marlow FM about 10 years ago when some friends who were presenters asked her to come on and talk about her own business.
    Impressed by her natural ability and invited her to become a presenter.
    Jill has a creative background, having studied drama and performing arts in school with aspirations of being an actress before going into stage management and working in the TV industry for 10 years.
    At Marlow FM, Jill now hosts two shows - a music-based show focused on musical theatre and movies on Sundays, and a weekday morning talk show from 10am-12pm featuring interesting guests and local topics. She loves interviewing people and getting to know their stories.
    Jill is passionate about creating opportunities for young people interested in radio through Marlow FM's training program.
    Several former presenters have gone on to careers in commercial radio thanks to their experience at the station.
    In her volunteer role, Jill helps organise community events and outside broadcasts that allow Marlow FM to connect with the local community.
    Listen Live 
    Schedule
    Follow on Facebook
    Follow on Instagram
    Contact the studio
    studio@marlowfm.co.uk
    text: 07900 975 975
    call: 01628 488 975
    Marlow Library, Institute Road, Marlow, Bucks, SL7 1BL

    • 24 min
    Episode 009 - Claire Street | Child Matters

    Episode 009 - Claire Street | Child Matters

    Claire Street is the founder of Child Matters, is another Marlow based business focused on providing first aid and medical training, primarily for parents and caregivers of children with special needs.
    However, her services extend beyond that, offering tailored first aid courses for various organisations like schools, sports clubs, corporate offices, and community groups.
    Despite initially envisioning a parenting-focused business, Child Matters has evolved into a multi-faceted venture due to the diverse demands she encounters.
    Driven by her passion for helping others, stemming from her nursing background specialising in paediatrics, Claire finds immense fulfilment in empowering people with life-saving skills.
    She shares anecdotes about witnessing the practical application of her training during emergencies, as well as the rewarding experience of teaching children and individuals with special needs.
    Her dedication to community service is exemplified by her recent project of installing a public defibrillator and providing free training sessions in her local area.
    📍 Website: www.child-matters.co.uk
    📱 Instagram: @ChildMattersUK
    👥 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/childmattersUK
    📧 Email: contact@childmatters.info
    ☎️ Phone: 07788 720 612

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Top Podcasts In News

The Rest Is Politics
Goalhanger Podcasts
The News Agents
Global
Leading
Goalhanger Podcasts
Electoral Dysfunction
Sky News
Newscast
BBC News
Political Currency
Persephonica

You Might Also Like