Thank The Week

Thank The Week

Positivity can be difficult to find when the future is so uncertain. Get your weekly positivity boost with an upbeat view of news, sport, tech, entertainment, and daily life. Join host Craig Williamson on his quest to discover positivity and excitement in every week of the year! New episodes every Monday.


May 9, 2021 30 min
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April 4, 2021 31 min

 Episode 21 of Thank The Week included:

  • An inspirational 11 year old
  • An April fools mistake
  • Cool mobile phone tech
  • My continued search for the perfect webcam
  • Potatoes, chocolate and beer
  • I'll tell you about my new skill
  • And we have special guest Dave Evans!
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  • Max Woosey sleeps in tent for year in memory of family friends
  • Max Woosey tent camp-out sees 1,000 children take part
  • Covid Pfizer vaccine offers...
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    March 28, 2021 32 min

    Episode 20 of Thank The Week included:

  • More crazy auctions
  • Hairy chested vaccinations
  • A wild sporting idea
  • Some exciting, thrilling, exhilarating, Microsoft Office News!
  • A new watch
  • A new TV series
  • Some impossible foods
  • And special guest Carla Youngblood!
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  • A handwritten Steve Jobs job application just sold for an insane amount of money
  • Buyer defends paying $2.9m for 'Mona Lisa' of tweets
  • Vaccinated p...
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    March 21, 2021 25 min

    Episode 19 of Thank The Week included:

  • Some tech-savvy animals
  • A sportsman with an unusual move
  • A surprise from Google
  • Comedy TV roulette
  • A family night in of epic proportions
  • And a special day of my own invention
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  • Covid-19: UK national day of reflection to be held on 23 March
  • Vaccination statistics - Our World In Data
  • ChimpanZoom? Primates at Czech zoo go wild for video calls
  • Sport

  • F1 Schedule 2021
  • F1 2021: ...
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    Episode 18 of Thank The Week included:

  • An exciting glimpse into a normal world
  • A month of basketball madness
  • And an evening of footballing joy
  • A mystery tech event
  • And a mystery Fortnite event
  • And what on earth are non-fungible tokens?
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  • People who are vaccinated can socialize together without masks, CDC says
  • Nightingale hospitals to close in April as coronavirus recedes
  • Everything You Need to Know About NF...
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    March 8, 2021 33 min

    Episode 17 of Thank The Week included:

  • A vaccination version of a country classic
  • Two legends from very different sports
  • We have mobile phones with features that will amaze
  • And 2 new TV series that will also amaze
  • There's chocolate beer
  • Music to live by
  • And, are you superstitious?
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  • Yemen: The nine-year-old war-zone school teacher
  • Covid vaccines cut risk of serious illness by 80% in over-80s
  • Dolly Parton...
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    March 1, 2021 25 min

    Episode 16 of Thank The Week included:

  • Lockdown lifting and vaccine sharing
  • Holiday resort sporting events
  • A foldable stunner
  • An offer you might not be able to refuse
  • Clever cats and dogs
  • And "I'm listening!"
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  • Lockdown: Boris Johnson unveils plan to end England restrictions by 21 June
  • Covid-19 lockdown: Up to 10,000 fans could return to stadiums by mid-May
  • Covid vaccine: All UK adults to be off...
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    February 22, 2021 23 min

    Episode 15 of Thank The Week included:

  • News from the red planet
  • Royal lines of succession
  • Titsipas joy and Titsipas pain
  • New gadgets with eye watering prices
  • Thinking, drinking and sleeping
  • And a goat update!
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  • Mars landing: Nasa's Perseverance rover in 'great shape'
  • Devon company that made World War Two parachutes to land Mars Perseverance Rover
  • Covid: Vaccine given to 15 million in UK as PM ha...
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    February 15, 2021 36 min

    Episode 14 of Thank The Week included:

  • Mysterious stones
  • Wild weather
  • Sporting goats and goat goats
  • Tips to grill like a boss
  • And tips to Zoom like a boss
  • And I have a new dimmer switch!
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  • COVID-19: UK's R number falls to below one for the first time since July
  • Stonehenge: Did the stone circle originally stand in Wales?
  • Temperature of -23C in Braemar is UK's lowest in 25 years
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    February 8, 2021 30 min

    Episode 13 of Thank The Week included:

  • Groundhog day results
  • Ball sports big and small, round and oval
  • iPhone update news
  • New trainers/sneakers that could change your life
  • Romantic gifts
  • And a very special UN day
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  • Covid: Five reasons to be (cautiously) hopeful
  • Groundhog Day prediction is six more weeks of winter then 'beautiful' spring
  • Sport

  • Transfers news: Done deals on deadline day and in February...
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    February 1, 2021 33 min

    Episode 12 of Thank The Week included:

  • News of the Bernie doll 
  • Live sport for all
  • A Lily from Garmin
  • Emotional support from Spotify
  • New TV series and some movie recommendations
  • A lockdown birthday party
  • An unusual breakfast food
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  • Novavax publishes positive efficacy data for its COVID-19 vaccine
  • Single-dose jab 66% effective
  • Woman sells Bernie doll for over $20K, donates to charity
  • Sport

  • Six Nations Rugby
  • T10 ...
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    January 25, 2021 29 min
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    January 18, 2021 34 min
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    Episode 9 of Thank The Week included: 

  • Physical Education via YouTube
  • The world against Jose Mourinho
  • New phones, new TVs and more sexy monitors
  • The Fresh Prince reunion 
  • A walk in the park
  • And a struggle with a sticking cupboard
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  • BBC puts school materials on TV, iPlayer and online
  • Joe Wicks online PE classes...
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    January 4, 2021 28 min

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    Episode 8 of Thank The Week included:

  • Royal honours
  • Cup football
  • A farewell to an Internet legend
  • A sexy display
  • More tips for a happier January
  • And a little bit of whipped cream
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  • Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine approved for use in UK
  • New era for UK as it completes separation from European Union
  • UK Mobile Operators...
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    December 28, 2020 25 min

    Episode 7 of Thank The Week included:

  • A deal!
  • American football and proper football
  • World first smartphones
  • A games console by…KFC?
  • A Christmas gift recap
  • Legs eleven
  • Some great ideas to get you started with a happy 2021
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  • Boris Johnson hails free trade deal with EU
  • EU diplomats briefed on Brexit trade deal
  • US President-elect Joe Biden gets vaccine live on TV
  • Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica begin mass vaccinat...
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