Just Women

Just Women

(formerly Fabulous Women)

Every Tuesday at 1pm

Just talking to interesting, intriguing and inspiring women of all ages
Repeated on Thursdays at 8pm.
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Just Women is introduced by two of the following presenters – Alison Florence, Jackie Mitchell, Doreen Pipe, Sharon Finch, Ivana O'Brien, Anne Twist and Mandy Dineley.

Our team is enthusiastic and ready to hear from any women in the local area who are actively involved with kids activities, or have an interesting career or who enable other women to improve and enhance their lives – email JustWomen@brooklandsradio.co.uk with any suggestions.

We talk to a maximum of 3 local women each week about one of the three areas below, to hear their experiences or ask for professional advice:

Kids Work Life
Pre/post natal, new mums, primary age, teenagers,
students, empty nest
Return to work, starting work, career progression, redundancy, retirement, starting/running a business Self improvement, health, fitness, money, travel, relationships, spirituality, elderly parents

You can listen to interviews from 2016 by clicking Just Women 2016 Archive

You can listen to interviews from 2015 by clicking Just Women 2015 Archive

You can listen to interviews from 2014 by clicking Just Women 2014 Archive
or for earlier interviews and Summer Specials, by clicking Just Women Pre 2014 Archive.

If you'd like to ask a question or make a comment before the programme, to any of the guests listed below, please email JustWomen@brooklandsradio.co.uk or on the day studio@brooklandsradio.co.uk

Next programme

21 Nov 2017 Presented by Alison Florence and Jackie Mitchell

Previous Guests

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07 Nov 2017 Helen Bullen of Fine Fettle is an osteopath and was named Business Person of the Year in the Leatherhead and District Business Awards, having grown her client base to over 4,000 people in seven years. www.finefettle.org Helen Bullen
07 Nov 2017 Award-winning Mandira Sarkar of Surrey Spice, talking about her Indian cookery lessons, themed supper clubs and bespoke catering.. www.surreyspice.com Mandira Sarkar
07 Nov 2017 Carolyne Cross, owner of Omni The Salon, Walton on Thames, has recently celebrated her first year in business www.omnithesalon.co.uk Carolyne Cross
31 Oct 2017 Suzanne Hodnett, is a web developer but also works with Kisumu Children Trust helping them to raise funds to care for orphaned children in Kisumu, Kenya. The children were desperate but now have safety, good food, medical care and the love of a family. www.kisumuchildren.org.uk Suzanne Hodnett
31 Oct 2017 Jayne Morgan from the Happy Hedgehog Rescue Yateley is a carer for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and is a self funded rescuer. She takes in poorly, orphaned and injured hedgehogs, rehabilitates them for release into the wild. https://wwwhappyhedgehog.org.uk Jayne Morgan
31 Oct 2017 Clare Cross from Raycross Interiors will talk about a special Christmas shopping event the company is hosting on Wednesday 8th November in aid of The White Lodge Centre. www.raycross.co.uk Clare Cross
24 Oct 2017 A SPECIAL with Yasmine Giles, professional singer and musician. She talks about her early life and career, her one woman show on 10 / 11 November at Claygate Village Hall, what inspires her and her song writing and shares some of her favourite tracks which she will be performing at the show. Yasmine Giles
17 Oct 2017 Joanna Blundell teaches vinyasa and hatha yoga classes. She believes the practice of yoga can positively influence how we live in many ways. www.facebook.com/joannablundellyoga Joanna Blundell
17 Oct 2017 Karen Willson of Epsom Strength and Balance delivers gentle exercises to improve seniors' strength and balance. She is also works at Rainbow Leisure Centre, Epsom helping disabled people and seniors exercise in the gym. http://www.activesurrey.com/over50s Karen Wilson
03 Oct 2017 Linda Huckle Talking about the All Woman Conference. Linda Huckle
03 Oct 2017 Jan Peters of Neuro-link Europe Neuro-Link develops people through many unique brain-based learning and development solutions that are offered to people and organizations www.neuro-linkeurope.com Jan Peters
03 Oct 2017 Inci Malik runs Aromas Cafe in Weybridge, an independent artisan cafe serving fresh creative food inspired by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours including gluten free and vegan dishes. www.aromascafe.co.uk Inci Malik
26 Sep 2017 Sarah Cawley who runs a coaching business will provide hints on how to deal with many problem situations
26 Sep 2017 Liz Lewis, manager, Fantastic British Food Festivals, will talk about the first ever West Horsley Place Food Festival taking place 6-8 October. www.fantasticbritishfoodfestivals.com
19 Sep 2017 Carolyne Cross, owner, Omni The Salon, Walton on Thames, will talk about a beauty information evening taking place on 20th September www.omnithesalon.co.uk
19 Sep 2017 Jessica Eastwood, volunteered with Challenges Worldwide, a charity that lets young people play a key role in reducing the world's poorest countries by working with growing businesses. She worked as a consultant helping WeFarm, a social enterprise in Uganda. www.challengesworldwide.com
12 Sep 2017 Kay Galbraith natural health practitioner offers a range of treatments include kinesiology, cranio-sacral therapy and hydrotherm massage Email kaygalbraith@googlemail.com
12 Sep 2017 Claire Dyson is a counsellor specialising in helping people whose eating feels compulsive and addictive through the "Understanding Your Eating" programme. This helped her end 35 years of yo-yo dieting. www.untangleyourlife.co.uk
12 Sep 2017 Professional artist Adie Parker paints people, animals, place, architecture as well as running art classes and workshops. www.adiefineart.weebly.com
01 Aug 2017 Lisa Woodward, www.icingmarketing.com, was cooked up by Lisa Woodward in 2012. ICING was set up to offer a flexible, affordable and practical approach to bring marketing knowledge and experience to businesses of all sizes
01 Aug 2017 Lydia Allen www.lydiajanestyling.co.uk, is a personal stylist and make-up artist, based in Guildford, offering a high quality and professional service advising both men and women on what to wear and how to develop their own unique style to enhance their individuality and appearance
01 Aug 2017 Lyn Derrington, President of Shepperton Aurora Rotary talked about her club's local projects, community support and the international work on Polio eradication. Shepperton Aurora plans include a Prestige Lecture, 60's Rock Night, Youth competitions, Interact to name a few!
25 Jul 2017 April Kirk from April's Table which makes vegan dessert creations for all occasions. All the desserts are dairy free and made without refined sugar; gluten free and nut free options are also available. www.aprilstable.co.uk
25 Jul 2017 Julie Upson, a nurse, purchased Noor Wood with her husband Tony in 2012 and together they are personally undertaking to restore it back to a traditional wooden coppice. www.noorwood.co.uk
25 Jul 2017 Yasmine Giles, professional singer and musician talks about her new show. Email yasmine.giles@gmail.com
11 Jul 2017 Claire Garner from The Chertsey Orchestra. Claire is the conductor of this recently formed orchestra for all instruments, ages and abilities. Relaxed, fun and friendly playing everything from Beethoven to The Beatles!
11 Jul 2017 Mary Akarslan Head of Learning Support at a local school and recently appointed Manager for a comedian.
27 Jun 2017 Sharon Ferrari, of the Weybridge Town Business Group. A Community day to coincide with Ride London event, on 30 July in Weybridge covered by Brooklands Radio. www.weybridgetown.co.uk
27 Jun 2017 Sabena Malik owner and founder of Vivienne Nails London Ltd. The products are sourced from all over the world and Sabina created a retail concept that allows anyone to buy professional products and use them at home. www.vivienne-nails-london.com
27 Jun 2017 Cassie Starr, president of Weybridge Women's Institute, will be talking about the Institute's work in Weybridge. A self-employed businesswoman she started the Weybridge WI in 2016 and in September, a group from the WI are walking up Snowdon. www.weybridgewi.com
20 Jun 2017 Lis Allen delivers one-to-one coaching, motivational speaking and running communication skills training courses, she has also created 2 unique events. www.lisallen.com
20 Jun 2017 Sandra Pullen from Strawberry Hill House, this newly refurbished House is home to some amazing treasures! Find out more about what it has to offer for a visit. www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk
13 Jun 2017 Life coach Gillian Harvey-Bush has written a book about her personal experience and survival of cancer "Belief, Bing & Me: The Active Role I Took to Tackle Cancer" and set up a charity "Cancer: A Need For Change". www.canfc.org
13 Jun 2017 Janet Shell from the St Paul's exhibition. Brooklands Radio's own Janet has an Exhibition at St Paul's in May about her Great Uncle , who was a chorister, celebrating 100 years since his WW1 death.
13 Jun 2017 Louise Simpson, who is an organiser of the Surrey Vegan Fair and other vegan events. www.surreyvegan.co.uk
06 Jun 2017 Rachel Maunder who is a speaker and mentor who focuses on mindset and mindshift, our attitudes and ways of looking at the world and the impact they have on our overall wellness both personally and professionally. www.rachelmaunder.com
06 Jun 2017 Elina Zandersone and Michele Kayser of Smartworks Reading provide high quality, work appropriate outfits, styling advice and interview coaching to help women to feel confident, look fabulous, succeed at their job interview and move on with their life www.smartworks.org.uk/reading
06 Jun 2017 Harriet Harkcom of Cancer Research. She will be telling us about The Race for Life, the various events organised, how we can take part, or support this amazing charity. https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org
30 May 2017 Caroline Cooper from Naturally Loyal. www.naturallyloyal.com. Naturally Loyal focusses on giving businesses the tools and resources they need to deliver customer service training
30 May 2017 Elizabeth Quincey is a local writer from Claygate who has published her first novel called The Lyndhurst Affair, an historical romance based on the Regency period.
23 May 2017 Emma Selby who runs the Farnham Business Hub.
23 May 2017 Donna Costello from Tolworth Fencing Company. The company, which is 50 years old, designs and installs all types of fencing, as well as selling materials. www.tolworthfencingcompany.com
23 May 2017 Karen Chapman and Sarah Tighe from Renaissance Interiors
16 May 2017 Sarah Ditchfield of Candle by Events, who provides specialist training in candle making, offered to small focussed groups of enthusiasts as well as corporate team building, hen parties and childrens' birthday parties. www.candlebyevents.co.uk
16 May 2017 Tania Fraser has over 15 years experience running and improving businesses. She works to improve, change and adapt systems and processes to create a framework and support structure that will enable a more productive and profitable environment. www.thewholeisgreater.com
16 May 2017 Zara Elliott who is a fabulous beautician and founder of a new company offering business courses to beauticians - www.zaraelliottbeauty.com and www.blushacademy.co.uk
09 May 2017 Lauretta Cundy from mad about my Life, a tailored Lifestyle & Personal Development Coaching service and Sam Weerasinghe from SamMantra a wellbeing and mindfulness practice. They will also be talking about a Mindfulness parenting programme that they're running in May
09 May 2017 Carolyne Cross, owner of Omni The Salon, Walton-on-Thames, will be talking about a special event featuring Dr Schrammek anti-ageing facials on 24 May and a new '"Treat and Train" package www.omnithesalon.co.uk
09 May 2017 Melanie Whipman who is a fiction writer. She will be talking about her book 'Llama Sutra' which has been nominated for the Edge Hill Prize 2017. www.melaniewhipman.com
02 May 2017 Rebecca Newenham is the owner of Get Ahead VA providing virtual assistants who will manage your social media, email marketing, cold calling campaigns and more www.getaheadva.com
02 May 2017 Katy Taylor, PR Consultant from TT Communications which offers tailored PR services and support to ambitious businesses looking to move to the next level. Most of their clients are in the business to business sector. www.ttcommunications.co.uk
02 May 2017 Emma Randall from Mindful Eating talks about the psychology of diets. She helps people transform their eating through nutrition advice and mindful eating which helps understanding of why we make certain choices and our motivations and drives to eat. www.mindfuleating.org.uk
11 Apr 2017 Julia Jones runs Iceland Traveller, organising trips to Iceland. She has collaborated with Kokoh Chocolate to produce the first U.K. chocolate bar with Icelandic salt, to be produced in the U.K. www.icelandtraveller.co.uk
11 Apr 2017 Carole McGrath teaches children about 'positive touch' using massage stories she has written and linked to the National Curriculum. She runs workshops for teachers, parents, and children. www.peermassageproject.co.uk
11 Apr 2017 Jane Redhead, Sales and Marketing Manager of Kall Kwik, Farnham. Kall Kwik have been in Farnham for 32 years offering placemats to exhibition stands, branded clothing to promotional gifts, business cards to wedding stationary from this family business. jane@farnham.kallkwik.co.uk
04 Apr 2017 Amber Evans, editor, Muddy Stilettos, one of the UK's most successful lifestyle blogs, with over 20,000 readers, showcasing the very best that Surrey has to offer, is one year old. Surrey is one of 16 editions covering 17 counties. http://surrey.muddystilettos.co.uk
04 Apr 2017 Melanie Hurley owns her own catering business, Rocket Catering who create beautiful food for beautiful occasions. In 2016 they were commended as the UK best caterer of the year in The Good Funeral Awards. www.rocketcatering.co.uk>
04 Apr 2017 Lynn Stanier, founder of the charity Their Future Today, which works to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Sri Lanka, by preventing the abandonment of children, reuniting children with their families, education in rural areas and transforming institutions. www.theirfuturetoday.com
28 Mar 2017 Bev Wilkinson from Nuggets of Learning, specialising in interactive learning and personal development workshops, using unique and exciting techniques that challenge traditional methods. www.nuggetsoflearning.co.uk
28 Mar 2017 Zoe Payne from Baby Sleepy Dust, providing one-to-one coaching and workshops for new parents or parents to be, in getting babies into a good nighttime sleep routine. www.babysleepydust.co.uk
28 Mar 2017 Sue Seakens is CEO of The Surrey Law Society, a role she has had for over 11years. She will be telling us about this important position as well as discussing causes she is currently involved in. surreylawsociety.org.uk
21 Mar 2017 Jocelyn Close and Tori Lumb from Driving Miss Daisy, a new community companion driving service. www.drivingmissdaisy.co.uk
21 Mar 2017 Jamie-Lee Abtar founder of Be Distinctly Different. A boutique travel marketing agency that helps travel and tourism brands to grow, develop and make money. www.bedistinctlydifferent.com
21 Mar 2017 Sarah Ziegel, mother of 4 boys with autism. Her book Coping with Autism draws on her years of experience to offer practical help to parents in a similar situation. www.sarahjziegel.wordpress.com
14 Mar 2017 Elena Daniilidou from Image N Style, she is the organiser of Walk in Wardrobes Surrey. A pop up clothes swap with a real difference. Learn how to detox your wardrobe and get the best from your clothes, with Elena. www.imagenstyle.co.uk
14 Mar 2017 Sarah Singleton from Nibilicious. Fabulous food cooked for your friends and family by Sarah. Private catering in Surrey plus student and teenage cooking classes for the next generation. http://nibilicious.com
07 Mar 2017 Kerry Harrison, who is a professional photographer based between Guildford and Woking, focussing on business and family photography.www.kerryjphotography.co.uk
07 Mar 2017 Liz Pocknell. District Commission for Woking District Scouts. Liz will be telling us about The Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Network of scouts, from 6 to 25 plus. www.wokingscouts.org.uk
07 Mar 2017 Jill Bennett, Brooklands Radio's own presenter! Learn more about Jill and her business, hobbies, and her first year at BR! Jill's free ebook The Ideal Home Business Model is available at www.bit.ly/Idealhomebiz
28 Feb 2017 Barbara Cosgrave is a Personal Stylist. She thrives on inspiring women to feel confident, look great and succeed. With a particular emphasis on delivering a working wardrobe that gets results you want and never fail to impress the right people - always! www.barbaracosgrave.co.uk
28 Feb 2017 Jane Muddle from Madajazz. Jazzy bags and hats from Madagascar. Bags that will make you smile! www.madajazz.co.uk
21 Feb 2017 Dr Helen Johnson. Speaker, writer, goddess unleasher who helps women be more confident, manage stress and deal with change. www.goddessacumen.com
21 Feb 2017 Rhona Byrne spiritual life coach who works with clients who are at a crossroads in their life. She helps them to rediscover their inner strength , vitality, and love of life. www.relaxrejuvenate.biz
21 Feb 2017 Yasmine Giles, professional singer and musician talks about her new show. Email yasmine.giles@gmail.com
14 Feb 2017 Joanne McGowan, Social Media and Marketing consultant is owner of The Guildford Hub. www.businesshubs.org
14 Feb 2017 Leonie Jackson-Sedgwick, writer for businesses, a life-long love of language has shaped her into an experienced writer for large and small companies.
07 Feb 2017 Catherine Black talking about 2 events organised by The Rotary Club of Shepperton and Sunbury. They are The Joint Charities Fair and The Waterways of Shepperton Charity walk. www.sheppertonandsunbury-rotary.org.uk
07 Feb 2017 Carly Hooper, Beekeeper and Skin Care Producer. 100% natural hand made skin care products using beeswax and honey, from local bees. Supporting the Bee keepers she makes regular donations, from sales to The Friends of The Honey Bee. www.beeutiful.co.uk
07 Feb 2017 Janet Alkema, Area Director of Toastmasters in Surrey, is a Business Coach. She helps her clients regain control of their work and family balance, helping them to achieve what they really want on the path to this goal.
31 Jan 2017 Louise Boardman of Ten2two Recruitment, a specialist Recruitment Company helping to find employment for professional people looking for flexible work solutions to fit around their busy lives and family commitments. www.ten2two.org
31 Jan 2017 Sara Ward, dog trainer, who runs Rewards Dog Training, will talk about her personal approach to training for puppies and dogs. She is a member of The Kennel Clubs Accredited Instructor Scheme and London Area Coordinator for Bedlington Terrier Rescue. www.rewardsdogtraining.co.uk
31 Jan 2017 Jasmine Shaddock began dancing at the age of 3 with The Royal Ballet School. She quickly fell in love with Ballroom then Latin dances, including Zumba. It was this passion for all things Latin that inspired her to become a Zumba instructor. www.jasmineshaddock.zumba.com
24 Jan 2017 Wendy Capewell, relationship specialist helps couples who are struggling with their relationships to help them get back on track and reconnect. She has written a self help book for those not wanting a one-to-one consultation.www.howtochangemyrelationship.co.uk
24 Jan 2017 Jose Penrose, hypnotherapist who runs Mind to Change. She helps young people reduce their anxiety, solve family issues, and increase their confidence and self esteem. www.mindtochange.co.uk
17 Jan 2017 Cherie Plaice translator and interpreter and owner of Wordfish Translations in Guildford talking about her career in languages.
17 Jan 2017 Amanda Weller and Carol Paterson talking about the menopause.
10 Jan 2017 Narinder Kaur is an Independent presenter for Younique, which is an ethical cosmetics company, found in 11 countries across the globe. www.youniqueproducts.com/dazzle
10 Jan 2017 Pauline Hedges MBE of West Byfleet talking about her charitable and community work which has brought her a well deserved MBE in the New Year's Honours for her services to young people, charity and the community.
10 Jan 2017 Doreen, Narinder and Pauline talk about their plans for 2017
     

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