I Heard It Through The Grapevine - August edition now available
Fri, 28 Aug 2020

The latest edition of I Heard it Through the Grapevine - the podcast for staff of East Riding of Yorkshire Council - is now available!

The podcast team is having to work in different ways, with one in the studio and one at home, and then experts at Beverley FM edit it all together.

The podcast is presented by Steve Eccles from the press office and Helena Cox, curator of Beverley Art Gallery.


The latest edition features an interview with Darren Stevens, director of corporate resources, about the phased return of staff to council office buildings, including in Beverley, Goole and Bridlington, as well as an update on the new cycling and walking campaign and reasons why you should consider signing up and saving money on your energy bills through YORSwitch.

The LiveWellWorkWell feature presents a moving appeal to think about organ donation and there are details of how you can enter a poetry competition to win big prizes - plus, we hear from a newly published novelist, with a chance to win a signed copy of his brand new book!

What is a podcast?
A podcast is a series of digital audio files made available on a regular basis. Podcasts can be listened to online or downloaded onto a computer or mobile device to listen to later.

What else do I need to know?
When listening to the podcast, staff are reminded to be mindful of other work commitments and to have consideration for other members of staff and use headphones, where possible, and be able to respond to any audible fire alarms and telephones.

How can I access this out of work?
Staff can access the podcast via the intranet from home and can also listen to the podcast for free via SoundCloud.
You can also download the podcast from SoundCloud to listen to on another device but will need to create an account to do this.

Is the podcast content available in other ways?
I Heard It Through The Grapevine has been developed by the corporate communications team to complement other internal communications channels, including the intranet and The Grapevine. Some features will appear across all three channels.

On request, a transcript of the podcast can be provided. This can be requested by emailing pressoffice@eastriding.gov.uk

Can I make suggestions for future editions?
Staff are encouraged to submit their ideas for items to be included in future editions by emailing pressoffice@eastriding.gov.uk

How do I take part in the competition?
After listening to the podcast, staff wishing to enter the competition should email their answer to pressoffice@eastriding.gov.uk and put 'Podcast Competition' as the title.


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