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Oakhill offer unique half-day programmes to students with specific learning differences, such as dyslexia and/or attention deficit disorder. Ahead of Dyslexia Awareness Month in October, we invited Tricia Spencer, Head Teacher at Oakhill, to come and explain the programmes on offer and how they can help children academically and to build confidence…
 
Loneliness and feeling unsupported can have a big impact on physical and mental well-being. Dr Michelle speaks with Elaine from The HUB – a parent-to-parent support network in the Geneva region – about the challenges facing English-speaking parents and what they offer to support them. Find out more at The Hub Geneva…
 
On the UN RoundUp this week; 1: The UN warns that half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without humanitarian aid. We hear from UNICEF representative in Sudan, Mandeep O’Brien: “As we speak today, 650,000 kids are suffering from severe acute malnutrition. If not treated, half of them will die… 1. Between 2019 and 2021, the number of chi…
 
Today is World Heart Day. Professor Fausto Pinto, President of the World Heart Federation, spoke to Katt Cullen on the WRS Breakfast Show about the effects of climate change and air pollution on our cardiovascular health, the steps we can take today to improve heart health, and certain events in Geneva today only for World Heart Day. #UseHeart #Wor…
 
Cases of tick-borne meningoencephalitis are higher this year. By early September, there were more than 300 cases compared to 10 years ago when there were fewer than 100 cases by this time. Dr Michelle discusses why this may be and how vaccination can help protect against this infection.SwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
In today’s UN Roundup: 1: The Human Rights Council begins second week of 51st session, UN General Assembly starts high-level meeting in NY. 2: UN humanitarians decry ‘largest funding gap ever’ and we hear from Jens Laerke, OCHA spokesperson about the millions of families hit by emergencies around the world, left without lifesaving support because o…
 
The AIWC of Geneva will have an open house event on Wednesday 21 September for women of all nationalities. Three sessions will take place throughout the day at their premises in Eaux-Vives, Geneva. AIWC Events Co-Director Michelle Loibner spoke to Katt Cullen on the Breakfast Show.SwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
Johdi Woodford is a Restorative Movement Specialist, specifically helping those over 40 determine the root cause of their pain. Today she talks us about energy levels, and the part that water, sugar, and being mindful of brain health have to play when gaining and maintaining energy levels.SwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
In today's UN Round-Up 1: In Geneva, the 51st session of the Human Rights Council begins today where Member States prepare to discuss the ongoing emergencies in Afghanistan, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. 2: UN humanitarians warn that in Sri Lanka, nearly 30 percent of the population are in the grip of acute food insecurity and need assistance urgently, as…
 
This week on the UN Roundup: - Operational Update – The Black Sea Grain Initiative is a UN-led initiative to ship grain, food products and fertilizer from Ukraine and Russia. It was due to continue on Monday with three outbound vessels from Ukrainian ports carrying a total of 72,985 metric tons of grain and food products, under the Black Sea Grain …
 
Nyon locals Olivia and Rebecca Grobéty are multiple world campions of tap dance. Students at their Centre de Danse OR will be competing this year in the Swiss Tap Championships to try to secure a spot in the upcoming World Championships. WRS spoke to Olivia and Rebecca on the Breakfast Show this morning about growing up dancing in Switzerland, and …
 
"I Wish My Life Were Like a Musical" , by Alexander Bermange, is a hit musical revue from London. On the heels of its sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Boutique Theatre Basel bring the raucous and hilarious theatre gem to Basel. Honoured as "Best Cabaret" at the West End Wilma Awards in 2018, this show promises to keep audiences la…
 
On today's UN Roundup: - An update on grain and other foods leaving Ukrainian ports as part of the UN-led Black Sea Grain Initiative. - The UN’s top emergency relief coordinator has released $5 million to help alleviate urgent needs in Haiti where gang violence has trapped about 1.5 million people in the capital. “ It is a small amount, but it is a…
 
Director Anne-Christine Liske explains what living arts are all about. Listen to our podcast with Choreogarpher/Performers Mikko Niemistö & Boglarka Börcsök, as well as Filmmaker Andreas Bolm about their various shows. Find the full programme at far-nyon.chSwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
Choreographer and Performer Boglarka Börcsök and film-maker Andreas Bolm talk about their performance FIGURING AGE. Choreographer and Performance artist Mikko Niemistö shares his experience creating his show ODD METERS Don't miss our podcast with Festival Director Anne-Christine Liske explaining the overview of the festival. Find the full programme…
 
As well as a weekly entertainment and event programme, Anzère also organise some one-off highlights throughout the summer season. Stephanie Dijkman, Director of Anzère Tourism, tells us about events like Vine-Fête, the Goût des Alpages and the Fête aux Etangs in Arbaz. Full details can be found at anzere.ch…
 
In today’s UN Roundup; - Human Rights Council-appointed investigators publish their findings into the discovery of mass graves at Tarhuna in western Libya. - And as the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) reports on its efforts to promote women’s rights in countries including Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Turkiye and UAE,…
 
Currently holding 9 michelin stars across restaurants in Paris, London, Singapore, Megève and Lausanne, Anne-Sophie is the forth female chef to ever obtain 3 michelin stars. Today we spoke about her new summer menu and non-alcoholic drink pairings at her restaurant - La Dame de Pic - le 1920 - at the Four Seasons Hotel Megève.…
 
Al fresco dining is something that we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy here in Switzerland during the summer months. But we can sometimes be troubled by the stinging insects who are attracted to the food that we’re eating and the drinks that we’re serving. In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle explains the First Aid for insect stings.…
 
Johdi Woodford is Restorative Movement Specialist based near Gland, Switzerland. She talks to Katt Cullen on the WRS Breakfast Show about the BMI myth and why there are much better ways to assess overall health, encouraging us to love our bodies a bit more!SwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
If you’re planning a little getaway over the summer, whether it’s for a weekend of a week or two, think about Anzere in canton Valais - just 2 hours drive from Geneva. You can also get there easily public transport - by train and a short shuttle bus. WRS' Katt Cullen spoke to Stephanie Dijkman, Director of Anzere Tourism, to discuss the Liberty Pas…
 
CineGlobe 2022 Returns the 29 June - 3 July. The 11th edition of CineGlobe, the international festival of films inspired by science, will take place at CERN from Wednesday June 29 to Sunday July 3, 2022. During the day or in the evening, weekdays or weekends, there is something for everyone – short films, feature films, workshops, masterclasses, th…
 
In today’s UN Roundup; - Secretary-General António Guterres is in Lisbon to attend the opening of the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, along with the leaders of the two co-hosting nations – Presidents Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal and Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya. It comes after the UN chief warned that developing nations face “mass hunger and starvation…
 
Verbier Festival's founder & director Martin Engstroem speaks to Katt Cullen on the WRS Breakfast Show. Founded by his pure passion for the Swiss Alps and classical music, the Verbier Festival paves the path for the next generation of musicians and creates a community between the public, students and residents of Verbier. The festival takes place b…
 
Veteran British comedian John Cleese is bringing his one man show to Switzerland. He’ll be performing in Zurich and Basel at the beginning of next month. While eternally famous for Monty Python and Fawlty Towers – John Cleese still has a lot of projects going on at the same time – with his current tour of Europe just one of many. It’s a show he ada…
 
On today's UN Roundup: - The Human Rights Council’s 50th session this week. (Watch on webtv.un.org). - Food insecurity in Nigeria; a top UN aid official has linked food insecurity linked to COVID, climate change and the Ukraine war. - World Refugee Day is today. (Have you seen the flags on the buses and trams?) Just last week, we learned that more …
 
Ministers, diplomats and civil society delegates from the world headed for UN Geneva this morning for the start of the Human Rights Council’s landmark 50th session, hot on the heels of the first World Trade Organization summit to meet in nearly five years, where new WTO chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has urged Member States to address multiple global cr…
 
It’s wedding season – and it’s expected there will be more than normal this summer as Covid has cut back plans for the last two years. While there’s a lot of tips and ideas available on what the bride should wear – there’s not so much for the groom – or even the groom’s father and best man. On top of the latest trends – and with a great eye for det…
 
New Zealand wine has a growing reputation - and is becoming more and more popular across the world. Aroha Wines can deliver top NZ wine anywhere in the country - including the top rated wines from the vineyard 'Two Paddocks' owned by actor Sam Neill. Philippa Benninger started Aroha Wines when she couldn't get her favourite tipple from home. Now ma…
 
Piguet Galland & your international life Wednesday 15th June, 6.15pm at: Piguet Galland Genève, Avenue Peschier 41, 1206 Genève Register Here Ensuring your serenity is the ultimate aspiration of Piguet Galland, whatever your life goals or investment preferences may be. International lifestyles require very specific financial planning as well as ant…
 
Mark was joined by two of the cast members of the next GAOS show - A Night at the Musicals - Gisala and Casper. The show marks 50 years of the amateur theatre group and brings together some of the most iconic songs from the greatest musicals of all time. It'll be on in Nyon at the Theatre de Marens on Friday 17th June, Saturday 18th (2 performances…
 
60% of voters recently favoured moving to presumed consent when it comes to organ donation. Dr Michelle explains what this means, when it will come into effect, and what people living in Switzerland should do in the meantime. Find out more from Swiss Transplant and download your organ donation cardSwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
The Cognitive Enhancement Centre in Geneva is on a mission to help students to reach their full potential through specialised cognitive enhancement training, emotional support and compassion. They have a 6-week programme this summer, for anyone that suffers from a lack of focus, particularly children and teens from 8-18, though not exclusively. The…
 
We talk to Yan Baczkowski from the Pays de Gex tourist office about heart thumping exciting things to do in the Pays de Gex. You can try one of the longest and steepest zip lines in Europe, try out the luge on the Col de la Faucille - or walk up all the steps at the Fort l'Ecluse. Pays de Gex Tourist Office…
 
Let’s talk wine! This weekend is Les Caves Ouvertes in Vaud. Laura Paccot from the Domaine La Colombe in Féchy talks to us about the family business. Wine-making has run in the family for generations, nd so she's grown up around the vineyards and seen a fair few of these open wine cellar events take place. We talk to her about what it's like as a w…
 
In today’s UN Roundup; - An alert from the UN World Food Programme about how soaring food prices have worsened food insecurity in Malawi; it comes as another report is due to be released shortly on hunger levels in Madagascar. - In Geneva the Conference on Disarmament continues it discussions at the Palais des Nations. - UN Geneva will be commemora…
 
Gauthier Delcloy gives us some great tips about composting successfully, which he says is like making a good spaghetti bolognese; all about getting the proportions right! Gauthier is a consultant on waste management and all things recycling at Co-Objectifs 21 based in Geneva.SwissVille Broadcasting tarafından oluşturuldu
 
Pink Floyd fans will be excited to take a trip back in time to the Syd Barret era of the band with Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets tour. The tour takes its name from the 1968 album. In addition to Nick, on stage will also be Gary Kemp – of Spandau Ballet. He’s a big fan of early Floyd. Mark Butcher caught up with Nick Mason – and started by askin…
 
On today's UN Roundup; - First COVID and now monkeypox, the issue of health and access to health is central to our lives. That’s one of the key messages from UN health agency chief, Tedros Adanhom Ghebreyesus, who’s been speaking at the opening of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, which continues today. - Monday is also the International Day to …
 
A new NGO is looking to set up in Geneva. It uses former military personnel to hunt down potential human traffickers and those seeking to exploit vulnerable children – with considerable success. Operation Blue Shield is the currently running in Ukraine. It’s been set up by the crisis response company Mitmark, based in London, which provides threat …
 
This morning on the Breakfast Show, Chris Thomas - who works at CERN - joined to tell us about his upcoming trip into Ukraine. He's taking a van packed with food and medicine to areas of Ukraine where the people have asked for help. He told us the best way to help him to help others is money - the website, aidforall.ch…
 
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