Draycott Diaries

Draycott Diaries

Latest Episodes

045 Draycott in Autumn
October 14, 2021

Peter Bright, a resident in the beautiful Mendip area of Somerset for many years, is our guest this month. Peter is a retired Biology Teacher and natural historian with an extensive knowledge of local

Talk Local 003
September 28, 2021

It’s Raining Men Tiggi and Kayleigh have been on a Somerset binge this month covering life changing topics including what to wear if unexpected visitors drop from the sky. Guests include Emily Ellis a

044 Draycott’s Running Postman – Listen Now!
September 20, 2021

AS A VILLAGE LETS SUPPORT THE COURAGE OF OUR POSTMAN AS HE HAS SUPPORTED US THROUGHOUT COVID AND BEYOND. From 1st to 11th October 2021, our much beloved Postman Ian Maclachlan, will begin the toughest

043 The Draycott Doctor
September 13, 2021

A Draycott resident of nearly 30 years and active in both the local Church and the Parish Council, Dr Richard Dingley OBE, KStJ is at the centre of the community. Although few people know about his fa

Talk Local 002
August 26, 2021

A Pound in the Head is a Coin well spent! Labradors, mistakenly identified and old Somerset words are served up on this months Draycott Diaries Unplugged.  Showcasing music from Axbridge composer and

042 Draycott Underground
August 13, 2021

A resident of Draycott for many years, Martin Grass heads up the Mendip Cave Rescue team as their Chairman. His passion has always been Caving and Geology. The Mendip Hills in Somerset are famous for

Talk Local 001
July 27, 2021

For this brand new trail blazing episode of ‘TalkLocal’, Tiggi and Kayleigh, are joined by new entrepreneur Joy Sindry of ‘Chasing Rainbows’.  Stories shared Include painting over valuable antiques. B

Draycott Diaries Unplugged The Trailer
July 24, 2021

In this ‘unplugged’ episode from the much loved Draycot Diaries life stories series.  You find out the true story behind a new idea. ‘Talking Local’ ‘Supporting Local’. How does it work?  How will it

041 Draycott Bees
July 13, 2021

Nick Boyd LOVES Bees! A long time resident of Draycott. Nick is an active member of the Wedmore and Cheddar Bee Keepers Association and has an apiary containing about 80,000 bees in each of his 6 hive

040 Draycott’s Protected Landscape
June 13, 2021

Tim Haselden is Development Officer for the Mendip Hills AONB, responsible for an area covering 198 square kilometres – equivalent to 20,000 football pitches. Set up 50 years ago to protect our surrounding landscapes.