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TradesTalking - episode 7

TradesTalking - episode 7

November 18, 2019

Our hotly anticipated 7th episode is here! The show is hosted by Lucy and Stu and more info can be found on the TradesTalk website or on Twitter @TradesTalk.

TradesTalking is sponsored by Norbord so we spoke to David Connacher, its Marketing Manager, for this episode, to find out some of the key benefits of CaberDek. Have a look at www.norbord.co.uk for lots more info.

Also on this episode, we chatted to the fantastic Alfie Johnson from Diode Electrical, to find about how the technology will connect electricians with wholesalers. It's due to launch in January 2020, so do take a look now and sign up for updates.

Finally, we have another mystery Lyrical Gangster – the trades reading song lyrics in the style of poetry. Who is it this month? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook or Insta and you could win a TradesTalk sticker.

TradesTalking - episode 6

TradesTalking - episode 6

October 9, 2019

It's finally here!

Episode 6 of the TradesTalking podcast was delayed slightly due to an extraordinary number of technical issues (which I think we mention 50 times on the episode, sorry about that!).

This episode features:

TradesTalking is sponsored by Norbord and hosted by Lucy and Stu.

TradesTalking - episode 5

TradesTalking - episode 5

August 27, 2019

The August episode of #TradesTalking is here!

It is hosted by Lucy and Stu, sponsored by Norbord and includes:

  • AMAZING TRADESPEOPLE! This episode we speak to the hosts of the EGTE podcast.
  • TRADE SECRETS Nicole spills the beans about Stanley
  • LYRICAL GANGSTER Who is it? Guess correctly and you could win a sticker!

If you'd like to send us something for the podcast – whether it is a question you'd like other trades to answer or you simply need to have a rant, we have a new #TradesTalk burner phone – 07468 910641.

TradesTalking - episode 4

TradesTalking - episode 4

July 29, 2019

Please have a listen to the 4th episode of TradesTalking, sponsored by Norbord

It features some incredibly bad acting from Stu and Lucy as they look at the hot topics on social media this month, including the fundraiser for Simon Antonelli. If you haven't already, please give generously here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/20kforSimon

The episode also features:

  • AMAZING TRADESPERSON Electrician Dan Jackson talks about his year of travelling and his plans now he's back in the UK. Check out his video of electrics in India.
  • THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT – featuring Matt Dripfix
  • One mystery guest reveals a TRADES SECRET about a member of the #TradesTalk community
  • LYRICAL GANGSTER – the trades reading poetry. If you can correctly identify the tradesperson and the song/artist, simply tag us in on Twitter, Insta or Facebook and win yourself a shiny TradesTalk sticker.

TradesTalking is hosted by Lucy and Stu. Get in touch via @TradesTalk.

TradesTalking - episode 3

TradesTalking - episode 3

June 26, 2019

The third episode of TradesTalking, sponsored by Norbord, is out now! It features a look at the hot topics on social media this month, as well as more great interviews with tradespeople, including:

  • AMAZING TRADESPERSON Ben Kennedy from BK Boiler Services, talking about his charity mountain climb taking place this summer. Check out his fundraising page for more info: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/boilerbackpackforas
  • THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT – featuring James Bruton
  • One mystery guest reveals a TRADES SECRET about a member of the #TradesTalk community
  • The return of the new feature from the last episode, LYRICAL GANGSTER, which presents the trades reading poetry. If you can correctly identify the tradesperson and the song/artist, simply tag us in on Twitter, Insta or Facebook and win yourself a shiny TradesTalk sticker.

TradesTalking is hosted by Lucy and Stu. Get in touch via @TradesTalk.

TradesTalking - episode 2

TradesTalking - episode 2

May 27, 2019

The second episode of the TradesTalking podcast, sponsored by Norbord, was mainly recorded at the Installer event in Coventry. It features:

  • AMAZING TRADESPEOPLE - An interview with Tony Dumble (just hours after being crowned Heating Installer of the Year), Drew Styles, Becky Bates and Ian Briggs.
  • PERSPECTIVES - Our new series looking at mental health in the construction industry features Christina Birch's fundraising climb. Sponsor her here:https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-display/showROFundraiserPage?pageId=1055459
  • THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT - featuring Andrew Goldson
  • One mystery guest reveals a TRADES SECRET about a member of the #TradesTalk community
  • New podcast feature (and future award winner!) LYRICAL GANGSTER presents the trades reading poetry

TradesTalking is hosted by Lucy and Stu, to get in touch simply follow @TradesTalk on Twitter, Insta and Facebook. The show is sponsored by Norbord.

TradesTalking - episode 1

TradesTalking - episode 1

April 22, 2019

Welcome to the first episode of the TradesTalking podcast, hosted by TradesTalk's Stu and Lucy, and sponsored by Norbord.

In this episode we feature:

  • INNOVATION from The Instant Kitchen Company and its hassle-free service for kitchen refurbs 
  • AMAZING TRADESMAN George Davenport, a plumber from Lewisham, about his charity work in Haiti for Hope Health Action
  • PERSPECTIVES - our new series looking at mental health in the construction industry starts with an interview with Bill Hill, CEO of the Lighthouse Club
  • TradesTalk regular Lee Brown from Peak Heating tells us the 3 things he can't live without
  • One mystery guest reveals a TRADES SECRET about a member of the #TradesTalk community

Other supporters of the episode are Big Wipes, Installer 2019 and Plumb and Plumber, a new YouTube series featuring Peter Booth and Andy Cam.