Beryl and Pete

Beryl and Pete

We talk about faith, events in the news and give a hard hitting thought provoking commentary. Broadcast on Flame Radio ( 1521MW in NW UK). Presenters: Beryl Polden and Peter Cooper (Pete). Editor: Normal Polden Copyright: Wirral Christian Media. Podcast available every Wednesday.


May 22, 2023 14 mins
There's a slimmed down monarchy in England, how is that looking?
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Impartial and cool is the western culture style, but is that the only way?
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March 30, 2023 3 mins
In a great success story for a union, traffic wardens are getting big pay rise. Is this good news?
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President Xi’s parting words to Vladimir Putin: caught by the camera at the end of a state dinner ending his visit to Moscow last week, might appear spontaneous, but they were surely rehearsed.“Right now there are changes, the likes of which we haven’t seen for 100 years,” Xi told Putin through an interpreter. “And we are the ones driving these changes together."
Is this friendlieness between these two powerful countries, at odds wi...
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March 24, 2023 7 mins
Should our museums celebrate every culture? Or should national museums celebrate the culture they are in?
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March 20, 2023 23 mins
How come the BBC, the offical broadcaster in the UK, bowed to the woke agenda of one of its employees? Are they a bunch of pussies?
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March 20, 2023 13 mins
Ofcom has found the Mark Steyn programme which aired on GB News on 21 April 2022, in breach of our broadcasting rules when he was simply passing on govenrmnet statisitics. How far should the the reach of #Ofcom extend?
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March 11, 2023 14 mins
#KateForbes, one of the leading candidates to become Scotland’s new First Minister, risked destroying her leadership campaign on the day it was launched after declaring she is against gay marriage.
Scotland’s Finance Secretary, who on Monday officially announced her candidacy to replace Nicola Sturgeon, said she would have opposed the equal marriage law passed by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) in 2014.Ms Forbes was not an...
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March 9, 2023 16 mins
Did Putin want all of Europe?
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February 11, 2023 4 mins
Beginning with street interview Pete has been asking the controversial all important question for years: what does #jesus mean to you?
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The #LSE has stated that the academic session names #Michaelmas Term, Lent Term and Summer Term will be amended to Autumn Term, Winter Term and Spring Term, respectively. Additionally, Christmas break has been changed to Winter break, while Easter Break has been renamed to Spring Break. This decision was made by the School Management Committee following consultations and discussions which took place last term. Is this the beginni...
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February 6, 2023 34 mins
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January 6, 2023 31 mins
The martyrs of Small Heath, a football story,
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January 2, 2023 15 mins
A #sermon that made an impact, controversial indeed.
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In this advanced technology era, social media is fast becoming a prominent part of everyone's life especially young adults. Many of these individuals spend vast amounts of time on various platforms which exposes them to various vices. How can we fight back against the pernicious and pervasive influence of social media?
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In the midst of a cold snap this winter where are the much vaunted effects of CO2 carbon dioxide emissions and #globalwarming when you need them?
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December 11, 2022 7 mins
Advent is a Christian season of preparation for the Nativity of Christ at Christmas. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in Western Christianity. The name was adopted from Latin adventus "coming; arrival", translating Greek #parousia. In the New Testament, this is the term used for the Second Coming of Christ. But it begins by not thinking about Christmas at all - weird but strangely satisfying.
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December 5, 2022 10 mins
What's all this about praying for the dead? That's not Christian surely? Beryl and Pete investigate.
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December 4, 2022 19 mins
When governments lean towards socialism they end up evil. Discuss.
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November 28, 2022 7 mins
A sudden big freeze could be on its way to the UK before Christmas and it could catch Brits off-guard and unprepared after one of the mildest Autumns ever recorded. What is the Christian response?
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