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Walkie Talkies

Walkie Talkies

By Christ Church Sport & Active Health
Feel connected at CCCU with Walkie Talkies. A Podcast designed for the Staff and Students at Canterbury Christ Church University. Using stories from within the University and the local community, we hope to help inspire you to take a walk and explore your surroundings.
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The BRIT 2021 Challenge
A #BRIT2021Challenge special. In this episode, we hear from Phil Packer - Founder and Chief Executive of The British Inspiration Trust (BRIT). Phil is a Charity Ambassador, Patron and Campaigner.  He has been the recipient of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award and Pride of Britain Fundraiser of the Year. In 2008, Phil sustained injuries to his heart, ribs and catastrophic damage to his spinal cord. He has since gone on to perform many physical challenges in aid of various charities and additionally launched the BRIT challenges - with an aim to improve the mental health of young adults and students throughout the UK and raise vital funds for mental health charities. Presented by Director of Sport & Active Health, Paul Carney. Produced and edited by James Cook. Our webpages are www.canterbury.ac.uk/sport where you can find out more about our Walkie Talkies project and get in touch. Don’t forget to like and subscribe from wherever you get your podcasts.
31:46
March 4, 2021
Distance Drift
Dr Sonia Overall is a Senior Lecturer in Creative & Professional Writing at Canterbury Christ Church University. In this episode, Sonia talks to us about #DistanceDrift, her incredible concept - a space to walk alone and connect with other walkers via Twitter. www.soniaoverall.net We also hear from Born Barikor, fitness guru, founder and CEO of Our Parks. Born talks us through his Our Parks journey. www.ourparks.org.uk International students make an invaluable contribution to the Christ Church community, bringing with them new knowledge, cross-cultural understanding and global friendships, enriching the education experience of domestic students. With that in mind, we hear from Alicia and Virginia, two international students who tell us about their experience of studying at Christ Church University. Presented by Director of Sport & Active Health, Paul Carney. Produced and edited by James Cook. Our webpages are www.canterbury.ac.uk/sport where you can find out more about our Walkie Talkies project and get in touch. Don’t forget to like and subscribe from wherever you get your podcasts.
35:59
February 3, 2021
Your Boxing Day Walk
Feel connected at CCCU with Walkie Talkies. A Podcast designed for the Staff and Students at Canterbury Christ Church University. Using stories from within the University and the local community, we hope to help inspire you to take a walk and explore your surroundings. Created by CCCU Sport & Active Health, Hosted by Director of Sport Paul Carney. In this episode we look at Charles Dickens at Christmas with Carolyn Oulton, we talk God and Christmas with Reverend Dr Jeremy Law, and we find out exactly what goes into the perfect green hop ale with Peter Vujakovic, Peter Rands and John Hills. www.canterbury.ac.uk/sport
31:06
December 11, 2020
Stepping out
Feel connected at CCCU with Walkie Talkies. A Podcast designed for the Staff and Students at Canterbury Christ Church University. Using stories from within the University and the local community, we hope to help inspire you to take a walk and explore your surroundings. Created by CCCU Sport & Active Health, Hosted by Director of Sport Paul Carney. In this Episode Paul meets with Dr Damian Coleman to find out what actually happens to our bodies when we exercise… Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh and Dr Diane Health explore the incredible story of Canterbury’s city walls. More information available on this story via the Centre for Kent History and Heritage blog Laura Ackerley speaks about the University’s Couch to 5k Programme, and how she has motivated people who have never run before in their lives... Thanks to Dr Damian Coleman, Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh, Dr Diane Health, Laura Ackerley and Ellie Martin. Editing and production support from James Cook. www.canterbury.ac.uk/sport
32:58
December 2, 2020