A Quarantini with Caring in Bristol

This week we feature Ben Richardson talking about the work of Caring in Bristol, whose aim is to end homelessness in the city. Ben talks about the kitchens they have set up with the help of local chefs, to provide 6500 meals per week during the pandemic, to feed Bristol’s vulnerable homeless population.

Music:

No Time for Love Like Now, Michael Stipe

Spiritual Data, Jimmy Galvin

Hosts: Melissa Chemam and Pommy Harmar

Producer: Pommy Harmar

Opening and closing music: Hot Flu, The Old Bones Collective

Originally published at https://the-quarantini.captivate.fm.

About the Podcast

The Quarantini

A refreshing cocktail mix of ingenious and creative responses to Coronavirus together with a dash of the outrageous.

A weekly round up of the extraordinary ideas dreamed up by people from across the globe, served up by hosts Pommy Harmar and Melissa Chemam to entertain, excite and inform you!

Pommy Harmar

Pommy is a freelance broadcast journalist, radio and podcast host and producer. She produces Ujima Radio’s Monday Rise Up Breakfast show. She has worked as a researcher and before radio, she worked in a women’s mental health charity in Bristol UK.

Melissa Chemam

Journalist, reporter and writer for online/magazines/radio (BBC, CBC, DW), writer in residence at the Arnolfini gallery, Melissa also worked on films as a researcher and is a journalism lecturer. She has been based in Prague, Miami, London, Paris, Nairobi,Bristol, UK, travelled from Italy to Haiti, via Tunisia, Liberia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Niger, Turkey, Iraq… She has been working in radio since 2008 and in podcasting since 2018.

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Freelance journalist/writer, I’ve reported in 30 countries for the BBC, CBC, DW, magazines, on African-European relations, social change, arts, music & politics

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Melissa Chemam

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Freelance journalist/writer, I’ve reported in 30 countries for the BBC, CBC, DW, magazines, on African-European relations, social change, arts, music & politics

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