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Local Podcasts

 

The Valley Hub Stories Episode 1 – Paul Wilson

Welcome to the first episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast. We extend a heartfelt thank you to our guest, local paramedic, Paul Wilson.

Please note: this episode contains themes of suicidal ideation and drug use. If any of the issues discussed in this episode have raised concerns for you, please contact lifeline on: 13 11 14.

Credits: ©The Valley Hub.

The Valley Hub Stories Episode 2 – Kim Piper

Welcome to the second episode of The Valley Hub stories podcast. We extend a heartfelt thank you to our guest, local celebrant, Kim Piper. If you enjoyed this episode, you’ll love our September E-Newsletter featuring all things wedding. Keep an eye on our socials this week for more locals in the business of love.

Read more about Kim here: www.kimpipercelebrant.com

Credits: ©The Valley Hub.


The Valley Hub Stories Episode 3 – Tamara Urquhart from Soulitude Health and Hannah Fenner from The Body Bluprint 

Welcome to the third episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast. Our special guests, Tamara Uquhart from Soulitude Health and Hannah Fenner from The Body Bluprint have ensured this episode is jam-packed full of health information for women around all things menstrual and perinatal health. To connect, head to www.thevalleyhub.com.au.

Credits: ©The Valley Hub.

*Music by Pond5.

See also:

https://www.instagram.com/brightgirlhealth/?hl=en

https://www.instagram.com/bloomingperiods/?hl=en

https://thebodybluprint.com.au

http://soulitudehealth.com.au/?gclid=CjwKCAjw2OiaBhBSEiwAh2ZSPwzqoM-Pb6KV1x9tzyvTX01Yy4FZQRwPpJ7Pg-9Aq3e3OtCN1xUx8BoCdJgQAvD_BwE

The Valley Hub Stories Episode 4 – Tamara McWilliam from Elk on 38 and Tara Ledger from Kosa`s Crown. 

Welcome to the fourth episode of The Valley Hub Stories podcast. Today, we bring you two powerhouse local businesswomen, Tamara McWilliam and Tara Ledger. Both women bring a wealth of wisdom and character to the conversation and we think you`ll enjoy listening.
Make sure you head on over and give them a huru on our socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

To connect, head to www.thevalleyhub.com.au.

 

Credits: ©The Valley Hub.

*Music by Pond5.

 


The Valley Hub Stories Episode 5 – Karly Lane

Welcome to the fifth episode of The Valley Hub Stories podcast. Our guest this month is Karly Lane. Karly is a local rural and women’s fiction author, rescuer of brumbies and guinea fowl, mother, grandmother, and all round top tier human. Take a listen and let us know your thoughts.

@thevalleyhub_nv.

 

 

www.thevalleyhub.com.au

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Welcome to the sixth episode of The Valley Hub Stories podcast. We have a noisy episode for you this week, with Jody Allen (Carlton) from Pets and Critters sharing the journey to creating her zoo. Take a listen and let us know your thoughts.

@thevalleyhub_nv.

www.thevalleyhub.com.au

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Welcome to the seventh episode of The Valley Hub Stories podcast. Featuring curator of cheese, sauce, and a perfect circle, Shane Pendergast, owner of Rusty`s Pizza. Here, Shane discusses lessons learned in business and shares valuable insight on loving your local.

Loved this episode? Let us know…

@thevalleyhub_nv.

www.thevalleyhub.com.au

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If you don’t know about soil or sourdough microbes, Debbie Green has you covered. Listen as she shares her love for delicious sourdough goods, regenerative farming, and her experience of the 2019 bushfires.

@thevalleyhub_nv.

www.thevalleyhub.com.au

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SPECIAL ELECTION FEATURE – PART ONE 

Join us for part one of The Valley Hub Stories special election feature. This episode is your voting companion, a must-listen if you`d like to understand why we vote, how we vote, and everything in between. Join Paul Sekfy as he walks us through the upper and lower house candidates and everything you need to know about Oxley.

If you enjoyed this episode, let us know on socials @thevalleyhub_nv

www.thevalleyhub.com.au

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SPECIAL ELECTION FEATURE – PART TWO

Join us for part two of The Valley Hub Stories special election feature. On this episode, we chat with the candidates running in your electorate, ask the tricky questions, and hear about their commitments to Oxley. This is a long episode, but worth a listen for the future of your electorate.

We hope you enjoy.

@thevalleyhub_nv

www.thevalleyhub.com.au

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The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 9 – Vickie Cropp from Fresh Start Organising

Listen to Vickie Cropp talk all things getting in your life in check. This is an episode for everyone. Enjoy!

Visit us at www.thevalleyhub.com.au or reach out to us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv

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The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 10 – Leonie From Barefoot Funerals 

Welcome to the tenth episode of The Valley Hub Stories podcast. In this episode, we speak with Leonie from Barefoot Funerals. This conversation covers many things, including the process of death, dying, and palliative care. While we invite you to listen to this episode with an open heart, we also acknowledge that this conversation may be tricky for some. If you find any of the themes covered in this episode distressing, we encourage you to reach out to lifeline on 13 11 14.

Visit us at www.thevalleyhub.com.au or reach out to us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv

Music by Pond5.

The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 11 – Carly from Foraged Treasures 

On the pod today we`re talking to Carly from Foraged Treasurers. Carly is sunshine. Her joy for life, for foraging, is daring and infectious. If you`ve no idea what foraging is or are unsure where to start, this is the episode for you.

You`ll note the sound quality differs from usual in this episode, we invite you to lean in and enjoy this episode just the same. Back to regular programming next week!

Let us know what you think @thevalleyhub_nv

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The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 12 – James Lander Photography

James Lander captures the meaning in minutes through his lens. Join us as we chat through his experience of life as a foster kid, through to making his passion for photography his life`s work. You`ll hear more from James soon but, for now, check out his stunning drone photography on The Valley Hub website or visit https://www.jameslanderphotography.com/

Reach out and let us know what you think via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv

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The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 13 – Melinda Walker 

Gumbaynggirr listeners are advised that this episode contains names of those who are deceased. 

Melinda Walker sits at her dining room table with sun streaming in around her shoulders and I can`t help but feel that this signifies the start of a very important conversation. Join me as I listen to Melinda share her work in supporting individuals and their families as they face terminality.

NB: The audio in this episode is patchy in some parts but we encourage you to lean in any way to Melinda`s important work. Reach out and let us know what you think via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv

If you or someone you know needs immediate support, you can reach out to Griefline on 1300 845 745.

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The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 14 – Jon and Rosie from K and J Glass 

An episode with K and J Glass to warm you up. A story of life, love, and coming home, join Jon and Rosie as they chat all things local business and industry. If you enjoyed this episode, let us know what you think. You can reach out to us on our socials @thevalleyhub_nv or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

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The Valley Hub Stories Podcast Episode 15 – Shaunn at Barefoot Bambino

This week we`re chatting with Shaunn from Barefoot Bambino Play. Shaunn with her contagious mix of joy and sound take on life will have you nodding, laughing, and sharing with every mum of little ones. This is a conversation on acceptance, finding joy, and also anxiety. If after listening you find yourself prompted to reach out, please contact your health professional or chat with a friend who can support you. Alternatively, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Let us know what you think! 
Contact us at thevalleyhub_nv or at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

*Music by Pond5.

TVH Stories sneak peak ’BE A BETTER YOU’ with James Lander

The Valley Hub are proud to feature this sneaky episode from ‘BE A BETTER YOU’. Hosts Matt Baker, Jonas Adams and Ash Greaves chat with guest James Lander about all things life and mental health.

BE A BETTER YOU podcast features guests from all walks of life with authentic chats about mental health, life happenings, and giving each other a hand up. Keep your eyes and ears open for more episodes dropping soon.

TVH Stories – Episode 16 – Rob Couchman at NSW Fire and Rescue Nambucca Heads

Listen to Captain Rob Couchman talk shop, drop, and roll. This conversation is everything. Informatory, meaningful and fun. We can`t wait for you to listen.

Please be mindful that this episode contains a short recount of the 2019 Bushfires which some listeners may find challenging. If you are in need of support, reach out to your loved ones, medical practitioner, or contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Let us know if you loved this episode. Reach out to us on our socials @thevalleyhub_nv, or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

Music by Pond5.

TVH Stories – Episode 17 – Millie Laird from 4Paws 

Millie Laird is All4Paws. Your local dog trainer and vet nurse extraordinaire, Millie is full of energy and excited to share her knowledge. This episode has lots of helpful tips and info, as well as important education around the vet industry. We briefly touch on the mental health impacts of covid, rising costs, and the strain on the veterinary industry and its staff. In this discussion, suicide is mentioned. If you need support, reach out to Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Let us know what you think of this episode, connect with us @thevalleyhub_nv.

Music by pond5.

TVH Stories – Episode 18 – Raja Saad at Celebee 

Welcome back to The Valley Hub Stories podcast. This week, we chat with Raja Saad about all things NDIS. Living abroad as Covid swept the world, Raja talks about the experience of coming back to Australia, reestablishing on the Mid North Coast, and finding his feet in the world of NDIS. Raja has some great insights as a service provider, and we invite you to connect with him on Socials if you would like to know more.

Let us know what you think of this episode, connect with us @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – Episode 19 – Trudi Hayes 

Welcome to episode 19 of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast. We are excited to bring you this conversation with local Mental Health Social Worker, Business Owner, and NFP Director, Trudi Hayes. This is a conversation of enlightenment, connection, and experience. You could say, finding meaning. We hope you enjoy this episode and would love to hear what you think. You can reach out to us via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

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TVH Stories – Episode 20 – Tamara McWilliam

Welcome to a special episode of The Valley Hub Stories Pod. Today our Business Manager, Tamara McWilliam, walks you through all things Hub history, plus our future plans. If you’re curious about where we come from, what we’re doing, and what happens next, this episode is for you.

Find out what The Valley Hub can do for you. Connect with us on our socials @thevalleyhub_nv, or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

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TVH Stories – Episode 21 – Shelley Schembri on Legacy 

Shelley Schembri joins us on the pod today as chat all things Legacy. This conversation covers everything from history to purpose, plus some of the challenges faced by those who have served our country. If you find any of the content in this episode distressing, please reach out to Lifeline on 13 11 14.

You can connect with Legacy on 02 6568 1344. Keep an eye out for the team in town this month as they fundraise to continue their efforts.

Did you enjoy this episode? Reach out to us to let us know what you think via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv, or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au 

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TVH Stories – Episode 22 – Jessica Nash 

We hope you enjoy this episode of The Valley Hub Stories podcast. A quick note to let you know that there are mentions of infant loss and perinatal mental health challenges contained in this discussion. If you find this distressing, we invite you to reach out to a loved one or contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Jessica is a great advocate for birthing and postnatal change. A beacon of knowledge and experience, Jessica brings her unique lens to the perinatal period, encouraging women to be informed of their options, create a safe space for getting to know their baby, and educating partners on how best embrace their new normal. This is a great conversation for women, along with health providers alike.

Reach out to us if you have a story to share @thevalleyhub_nv or contact us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au. 

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TVH Stories – Episode 23 – Nambucca Valley Rotary 

Thanks for joining us for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Pod! Today we are privileged to bring you this conversation with Jill Ashley and Dave Banks from Nambucca Valley Rotary. Jill and Dave and incredible humans in their own right, both contributing to the community in a myriad of ways. We hope this episode adequately shares the diverse work of Rotary in the Nambucca Valley and leaves you curious about how you too could assist.

If you’d like to share your story, you can reach out to us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au or connect with us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – Episode 24 – Mel Howarth MGH Photography 

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories. Today we`re chatting with Mel from MGH Photography. Mel is reasonably fresh to the Nambucca Valley, with a passion for capturing beautiful moments and encouraging women to see the beauty within themselves. The photographer chats about what it takes to create a comfortable boudoir session, her professional achievements, and her latest exciting project.

Note, this episode contains mentions of nudity. Parental discretion is advised.

If you`d like to contact us, reach out to info@thevalleyhub.com.au or connect with us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – Episode 25 – Adele from Australian Red Cross

Welcome to another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast. Today on the pod, we`re chatting with Nambucca Valley Red Cross volunteer, Adele. Here, Adele shares about the value Red Cross brings to our area, both in times of crisis and preparation alike. For more information on how to be prepared, head to https://www.redcross.org.au/donate-funds-today/?gad=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjw0vWnBhC6ARIsAJpJM6fjvWk01MDq1UVNybeYsk-4kCBgOZiX1EzwDEkIbAqB9LN14C6yf2QaAvBoEALw_wcB

 

If you`d like to chat with us, reach out on info@thevalleyhub.com.au or connect with us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – Episode 26 – Jody and Sarah

Hello! Thanks for tuning into another episode of The Valley Hub Stories. In this episode, Jody and Sarah want YOU to look good in green. Joining forces, Jody from Pets and Critters Petting Zoo with Sarah from SarahJae Creative, have created a merry opportunity for you and yours as we fly toward the silly season. This episode has everything from goats to turkeys, a garaunteed laugh!

Connect with Sarah and Jody here:

SarahJae Creative

Jody

If you`d like to connect with us, you can reach out via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

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TVH Stories – Episode 27 – Chloe Mulvihill

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories.

Chloe Mulvihill is a ‘Kind Mind’. This is a conversation with an inspiring and worldly woman who uses her own experiences as an anchor point to support others. In this episode, Chloe talks about her experience growing up local, recovering from an eating disorder, and her passion for supporting young women to ‘take the pressure off’. This is a conversation worth sharing with the young people in your life.

Connect with Chloe here: Kind Mind Naturopathy

If you`d like to contact us, reach out to info@thevalleyhub.com.au or connect with us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – Episode 28 – Laura Manning

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories.

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Laura Manning from Owl Doula Services is our special guest on the pod today. Laura is a birth and death doula servicing the Nambucca Valley. A passionate advocate for person-centred decision making, Laura brings her gentle and calm nature to this conversation about life, love, and everything in between.

A note that, in this episode, we chat about intricate details of birth and death. If you need support, you can reach out to Lifeline on 13 11 14

Chat with Laura here: Laura Manning

Other resources shared by Laura:

Denise Love – Death Doula

Birthing from within

Birth Time – the documentary

If you`d like to contact us, reach out to info@thevalleyhub.com.au or connect with us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – Episode 29 – Julie Collins – Julie and the defibrillator project

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Hi! We are so happy to be sharing this incredible story of grassroots effort, energy, and passion with you today. Here, Julie shares the journey of a group of women chatting over coffee to the formation of an advocacy group for community defibrillators and how you can do the same in your community.  This is a positive story for your Thursday and we hope that in sharing, you will be inspired to take similar actions in your geography.

Have some thoughts? You can connect with us on socials @thevalleyhub_nv or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

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TVH Stories – Episode 30 – Vicki Melouney

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Hello from wherever you are listening and welcome back to another episode of The Valley Hub Stories. On the pod today, we chat with the very talented Vicki Melouney. For locals, Vicki is a face and a voice you will recognise, though you may not know exactly how much she has achieved and where she has come from. This is an episode you will soak up, including the touching song co-created by Vicki and Angus Gill.

Listen here: The Apron – Angus Gill

Have a story you`d like to share? You can drop us a line @thevalleyhub_nv or at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

 

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TVH Stories – Episode 31 – Nancy Sposato

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Hi Hubbers! We love bringing you local stories from local people and we are exceptionally pleased to bring you this one. Today on the pod, Nancy Sposato shares her journey in the arts, theatre, and community. Listening to Nancy brings a sense of curiosity, a pondering of how others see the world, and a sense of happiness at her positivity. This is a great episode to soak up with a cup of tea in the warm sun. We hope you enjoy!

Have a story you`d like to share? You can drop us a line @thevalleyhub_nv or at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

 

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TVH Stories – Episode 32 – Sarah Jae Miles

Thanks for tuning in for another episode of The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Some episodes are made to make you wonder, some bring the warm fuzzies! This episode is both. Today on the pod, we chat with Sarah Miles from Sarah Jae Creative. Sarah has been and remains so very many things, it’s hard to encapsulate her in one statement. What we do know is that this episode will make you smile.

Drop Sarah a line at: SarahJaeCreative

Did you enjoy this episode? Reach out and let us know what you think via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv or email us at info@thevalleyhub.com.au

 

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TVH Stories – 33 – Barbara Parkins

Welcome back to The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

We`re bringing you a very special story today. The story of a woman who picked up her life and moved it to the deep forests of Kenya, setting about a string of actions that continue to change the lives of others. Barbara Parkins is our guest today. Founder of KINI Kenya and mother of many, Barbara has some amazing stories to share and she needs your help… 

Connect with Barbara here: KINI Kenya

If you enjoyed today`s episode, reach out and let us know what you think! You can touch base at info@thevalleyhub.com.au or on our socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – 34 – Chris Hewgill

Welcome back to The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

We hope you`re enjoying the summer sun like our special guest today. Chris Hewgill is on the pod chatting all things surf, sun, and stress. Chris has a unique view of the world and the joy he brings is contagious. This is a great conversation to start your January morning and we hope you`ll continue to tune in throughout the year.

Connect with Chris here: Hewy Surf

Reach out and let us know what you think at info@thevalleyhub.com.au or via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – 35 – Penny Coulter-Thrive Therapy Collective

Welcome back to The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

We are bringing you a very special guest today. Our very own Penny Coulter is on the other side of the microphone as we talk to her about taking a leap into the self employment world of the Nambucca Valley. Penny tells us all about her business Thrive Therapy Collective a new counselling clinic servicing the Nambucca Valley.

Connect with Penny here: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61552723057969

Reach out and let us know what you think at info@thevalleyhub.com.au or via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – 37 – Greta Boadle 

Welcome back to The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Have you ever wanted to take a step out away from the busy life  you live, pack up the family and go on an adventure for six months? Our special guest today did exactly that! Today on The Valley Hub Podcast stories we hear all about Greta Boadle’s experience of selling her family farm, buying a boat and heading up the East Coast of Australia with her family…

Reach out and let us know what you think at info@thevalleyhub.com.au or via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

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TVH Stories – 38 – AVI PROTECTION GROUP 

Welcome back to The Valley Hub Stories Podcast.

Join us as we take a walk into the world of safety and security with founder of AVI Protection Group, Cameron. Today on The Valley Hub Podcast stories we hear all Cameron’s journey in security and he shares his passions for keeping all members of the Nambucca Valley Community safe.

Reach out and let us know what you think at info@thevalleyhub.com.au or via our socials @thevalleyhub_nv.

The Valley Hub acknowledges Gumbaynggirr country, the Ancestors, Elders and Traditional Custodians of the Valley in which we live and work. We thank them for their care of country through time and acknowledge and respect their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

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