Articles: WRS

Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru

The innovative folks behind Raspberry Pi have now given us a way to make music, from the comfort of our homes. Get coding and get creative with sonic-pi.net... 

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Choose a Tune - Ryan (27 April - 1 May)

Choose a Tune - Ryan (27 April - 1 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Ryan is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This i...

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McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This is the second in the mini-series, recorded on the 22nd April, and devoted to a broader and fuller understanding of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic which has beset us all for the past few mon...

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Choose a Tune - Rachel (21-24 April 2020)

Choose a Tune - Rachel (21-24 April 2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Rachel is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "Thi...

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McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

In this new COVID-19 series of McKay Interviews, Michael will be asking different experts their views on the pandemic and how it will develop - and ultimately defeated. This week, Michael is speaki...

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Dig It! Gardening reading (20 April 2020)

Dig It! Gardening reading (20 April 2020)

Dig It!

If you're looking for some thoughtful, garden-based reading, then the newly-published "A History of Gardening in 50 Objects" by George Drower, published by The History Press might be ...

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Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Lianne is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 4* songs based on the following themes:  - Tuesday: "This is such a T...

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Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It!

Heucheras are one of my favourite plants for low-maintenance, easy-going year round colour. Find out more from expert grower Simon from AllPlants, who was showing a collection of some of the best h...

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Choose a Tune - Denise (6 - 11 April)

Choose a Tune - Denise (6 - 11 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Denise Nickerson is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday:...

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Dig It! Composting

Dig It! Composting

Dig It!

If you've been wondering what to do with all the green waste you've created in the garden, then a Hotbin (www.hotbin.ch) might just be the answer. The Hotbin Mini was voted Product of the Y...

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McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to author and thinker James Breiding. His latest book 'Too Small to Fail - why some small nations outperform bigger ones and how they are reshaping the world'.

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Leave us a voicemail

Leave us a voicemail

Mid Morning Mix

Do you want to let us know about a great initiative in your community or do you just need a good rant? Leave us a voicemail! 

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Choose a Tune - Andrew (30 March - 3 April)

Choose a Tune - Andrew (30 March - 3 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Andrew is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This...

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Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It!

If you're still able to get out and enjoy local woods, or just have a messy lawn, like me, you'll have noticed the welcome appearance of primroses in the last few weeks. Elizabeth Lawson...

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We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS has been offering free advertsing to small businesses in these difficult times. We know the economy is built on these firms – and when the crisis is over, we will need all these companies...

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Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "...

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McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Morten Scholer, author of Coffee and Wine (23 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview - Michael speaks with Morten Scholer, who's written a book about arguably two of the most important things in the western world - coffee and wine.

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Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It! Micro Greens (23 March 2020)

Dig It!

It's the time of year when keen gardeners are starting to plant the first seeds for the vegetable plots. If you'd like to have a go for the first time, here are a few suggestions, including easy ve...

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Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It! Tree Houses (16 March 2020)

Dig It!

With all the terrible and stressful news around right now, take a moment to dream a little with Alain Laurens, founder of the leading European tree house company, La Cabane Perchée http://ww...

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Choose a Tune - Michelle (16-20 March)

Choose a Tune - Michelle (16-20 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Michelle Guiliano is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday...

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Dig It! Yellow Shrubs? (9 March 2020)

Dig It! Yellow Shrubs? (9 March 2020)

Dig It!

Don't like yellow in the garden? Try Viburnum x bodnantense "Dawn" or "Charles Lamont" with pale pink flowers and lots of fragrance, or the shrubby honeysuckle Lonicera fragrantissima, which rejoic...

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McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

McKay Interview: Philip Barnes, MD of the Savoy Hotel, London (9 March 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Micheal speaks to Philip Barnes, the Managing Director of one of the world's top hotels - the Savoy in London. Michael also discovers a Geneva link with ...

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Choose a Tune - Ella (9-13 March)

Choose a Tune - Ella (9-13 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Ella is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This ...

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New streaming points

New streaming points

Mid Morning Mix

If you're having any issues streaming WRS, here are some troubleshooting options and other links to try so you can find something that works with your browser.

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