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The new series of Norse podcasts

In this series, we address the key issues facing local government and the business world.

We discuss, challenge and interrogate, seeking expert opinion.

Our podcasts feature a range of guests from the public and private sectors, sharing their knowledge and opinions.

All Episodes

Download or listen to all of our episodes

S01 E07

‘Six Streets’

In the latest podcast, Norse Consulting Senior Director Daniella Barrow is joined by Jonathan Stephenson, Chief Executive of Brentwood and Rochford District Councils, to discuss the Six Streets project.

Run time: 33 minutes

Filesize: 491MB

Release Date: 24/11/23

S01 E06

‘Waste Services; will the challenges facing local authorities lead to the end of outsourcing?’

In his latest podcast, Norse Group CEO Justin Galliford is joined by Corin Williams, Editor of Materials Recycling World, to contemplate the challenges and options facing councils involved in waste collection and environmental services.

Run time: 31 minutes

Filesize: 21MB

Release Date: 13/07/23

S01 E05

‘Can councils can keep their communities happy in an ever-changing landscape?’

Justin Galliford meets with MJ Editorial Director Mike Burton to discuss whether councils can keep their communities happy in an ever-changing landscape and in the face of ongoing challenges.

Run time: 41 minutes

Filesize: 491MB

Release Date: 24/05/23

S01 E04

‘The crucial role of highways in the wider economy’

Justin Galliford talks with Dom Browne, Editor of Highways Magazine, about the crucial and diverse role highways play in all areas of the wider economy, from their role in the movement in goods, services and people, and the wider role they play in developing a sense of place, forming the fabric of our towns and cities.

Run time: 44 minutes

Filesize: 759MB

Release Date: 03/03/23

S01 E03

‘NorseCare – a new model for local authority care homes’

Justin Galliford talks with Norse’s Director of Care, Paul Gilligan, about how Norse has developed its turnkey care homes model, improving care standards, and helping the NHS with the bed availability crisis

Run time: 29 minutes

Filesize: 402MB

Release Date: 06/06/23

S01 E02

‘Can local authorities survive the hard times ahead’

Justin Galliford is joined by Lord Porter of Spalding, the Leader of South Holland District Council and a former Chairman of the Local Government Association, to discuss whether local authorities have the resources to survive the hard times ahead.

Run time: 40 minutes

Filesize: 666MB

Release Date: 23/12/22

This Season’s Speakers

Justin Galliford (Host)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Norse Group Limited

Dr Andy Wood OBE

Chair of the Board
Norse Group Limited

Lord Gary Porter CBE

Independent Non-Exec Director
Norse Group Limited

Paul Gilligan

Director of Care
Norse Group Limited

Dom Browne

Highways Magazine

Corin Williams

Materials Recycling World

Daniella Barrow (Host)

Senior Director
Norse Consulting

Jonathan Stephenson

Chief Executive
Brentwood & Rochford District Councils