Latest news on the borough from the Mayor of Epsom and Ewell

Picture of the mayor being interviewed by Jan Collier
Councillor Beckett being interviewed by Jan Collier

Today, 6th February, we were honoured to have a visit from our President, the Mayor of Epsom and Ewell, Councillor John Beckett. Whilst he was with us he recorded an audio interview with, EETN volunteer, Jan Collier. The Mayor answers listeners questions and provides information on the borough’s climate change action plan such as installing electric charging points, boosting biodiversity and the removal of single use plastics. He also describes the changes currently being made to Epsom’s marketplace.

To listen to the range of issues covered in the full interview, please click the Play button.

Councillor Beckett with our chairman and some volunteers

Mayor Visits Talking Newspaper

"Chair Judy Sarssam and Mayor of Epsom and Ewell at the studio"
Chair Judy Sarssam and Mayor of Epsom and Ewell at the studio”

On Thursday 28th February, the Mayor of Epsom and Ewell, Counciller Neil Dallen, visited the Talking Newspaper studio. The Mayor met volunteers and was interviewed by our Chairman, Judy Sarssam.

You can hear the Mayor answer questions from EETN members ranging from what will happen after Brexit. Will we still be twinned with Chantilly? To ideas on how to ensure the borough is meeting its housing needs and finding out the residents future vision of Epsom and Ewell.

The Mayor also tells us about his remaining charity events but hurry as, although extra tickets are now available, tickets to the Mayor’s ball are selling out!

Click on the Play button to hear a full recording of the interview

Interview with Mayor of Epsom and Ewell

Feedback Our Chair Judy Sarssam, who is visually impaired, used her computer’s speech to text application to read out EETN listeners’ questions to the Mayor. We would be grateful if you could provide us with your feedback on how you found this interviewing technique, for example did you find it distracting, inspiring or somewhere in-between. Please click on the speech bubble or go to comments section to give feedback. Thank you.

Find out more about the Mayor’s Charities

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Jan Collier interviewing Karolina Ruprik

Interview with Audiologist Karolina Ruprik

If you wonder why everyone seems to mumble these days, and you regularly turn up the volume on your TV or Boom box, you might be surprised at what’s really behind those muffled sounds, as Audiologist Karolina Ruprik explains to Jan Collier.

To listen click the following Play button