Curious Cows

Episode 1: The fall and rise of Halton

March 20, 2021 Mike James Season 1 Episode 1
Curious Cows
Episode 1: The fall and rise of Halton
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Curious Cows
Episode 1: The fall and rise of Halton
Mar 20, 2021 Season 1 Episode 1
Mike James

Mike James in conversation with John Walker and Nick Leighton about Halton Tennis Centre, then and now, with an emphasis on the last twenty years - the first Curious Cows Podcast.

Highlights:

  •     2m03s: Nick recounts a brief history of what went on at Halton through the twentieth century.
  •     9:27 John remembers joining Halton and how he was encouraged to become involved.
  •     13:22 Nick discusses the last 20 years in numbers - finance and people.
  •     23:34 The Complete Tennis Experience
  •     24:54 The turnaround begins; conditions John required to start the process
  •     33:44 Nick's light hand at the tiller and evolution
  •     42:23 All valued and welcome and the value of volunteers
  •     47:06 The present and future; looking to the future and post-pandemic and managing change

Notes and credits:
 This episode was recorded over Zoom during the January 2021 pandemic lockdown, hence some noises off.
 Music: John Bartmann (CC BY-SA 4.0 Attribution-ShareAlike licence)

Show Notes

Mike James in conversation with John Walker and Nick Leighton about Halton Tennis Centre, then and now, with an emphasis on the last twenty years - the first Curious Cows Podcast.

Highlights:

  •     2m03s: Nick recounts a brief history of what went on at Halton through the twentieth century.
  •     9:27 John remembers joining Halton and how he was encouraged to become involved.
  •     13:22 Nick discusses the last 20 years in numbers - finance and people.
  •     23:34 The Complete Tennis Experience
  •     24:54 The turnaround begins; conditions John required to start the process
  •     33:44 Nick's light hand at the tiller and evolution
  •     42:23 All valued and welcome and the value of volunteers
  •     47:06 The present and future; looking to the future and post-pandemic and managing change

Notes and credits:
 This episode was recorded over Zoom during the January 2021 pandemic lockdown, hence some noises off.
 Music: John Bartmann (CC BY-SA 4.0 Attribution-ShareAlike licence)