Flo regularly goes out into Calderdale to interview the local people of the community, along with Ellen, Flo's technical assistant .

Flo has also been lucky enough to interview celebrities when they have come to Halifax. Flo interviewed the cast of Popstar The Musical and got an added bonus of interviewing Lisa Riley, who played Mandy Dingle in Emmerdale, who is the producer of the show. Flo has also interviewed Jane Danson when she came to Halifax's Neighbours day.

All of Flo's interviews are played live on The Flo Show Mondays 2-4pm or Thursdays 12-2pm. When the interview has been played live on air it will be available to download from this page. If you would like to get in contact with Flo please email her at thefloshow@phoenixfm.co.uk

Jane Danson

On 29th May 2010 Halifax celebrated Neighbours Day and Phoenix Fm hosted the event. Jane Danson was a VIP guest at this event. Flo and Ellen got a chance to meet the star and interview her.

Jane Danson is famous for playing the role of Leanne Battersby in Coronation Street. The Battersby family were dubbed the "Neighbours From Hell" and made an immediate impact on the long-running show's audience. Jane also played a nurse in the drama series A&E and also played Gemma Osbourne in the ITV police drama The Bill in 2002.

Listen to the interview here


On 19th May 2010 Flo interviewed Bazz the owner of Bazzmatazz studios in Halifax West Yorkshire. Bazzmatazz is a combination of Choreography, fun and fitness training which takes a light hearted approach to getting yourself fit whilst enjoying a fun night out. Bazz is a professional dance choreographer and did a brilliant routine at this years Neighbours day.

Flo interviewed Bazz to find out more about Bazzmatazz. If you are interested in joining Bazzmatazz visit his website here

Listen to the Interview here
Neighbourhood Schemes Team

On 11th May 2010 Flo interviewed Beth Maiden and Paul Mansley who are part of the Neighbourhood Schemes Team in Calderdale.

A Neighbourhood Scheme is a group of people aged 50+ who participate in healthy activities. Volunteers help to organise these activities as part of a steering group or committee, with support from a dedicated team at Calderdale Council.

Flo went down to interview Beth Maiden and Paul Mansley to find out more about the Neighbourhood schemes in Calderdale .

Listen to the interview here
Aye, Eye Interview with Vera

On 26th April 2010 Flo interviewed Vera on The Flo Show about "Aye Eye" which is in aid of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) for treatment of Glaucoma.

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty is a type of laser treatment for glaucoma. It uses a combination of frequencies so that the laser can work at very low energy levels. SLT can be an effective additional treatment to medication, or has been used as a primary treatment to reduce or eliminate the need for topical glaucoma medications.

Vera is trying to raise £46,000 to help people with Glaucoma save their sight.

Listen to the interview here
Popstar! The Musical

On 26th April 2010 Flo and Ellen went to see Popstar! The musical at the Victoria Theatre Halifax. They were invited to watch the sound check before the show and interview the cast after which included Sam Kane (Peter Phelan -Brookside), Antony Costa (member of the boyband Blue), Sarah Jane Buckley (Kathy Barnes- Hollyoaks) , Ciara Janson (Nicole Owen - Hollyoaks), Rob McVeigh (Any Dream Will Do Finalist) and Miranda Wilford (Thriller live!)

When Flo interviewed all the cast there was one person missing John Altman (Nasty Nick Cotton - Eastenders). But on the way out of the theatre, Flo and Ellen saw John Altman and got a quick interview with him.

Flo got a bonus interview with Lisa Riley (Mandy Dingle - Emmerdale) as she is the producer of the show. Flo and Ellen enjoyed interviewing the cast and thought the show was brilliant. For photos of this event click on the photo to the right.

Listen to Lisa Riley's Interview here

Listen to The Cast of Popstars interview here

Listen to John Altmens interview here

The Crafty Ladies

On Wednesday 7th April 2010 Flo went down to the New Horizons Café to interview "The Crafty Ladies". The New Horizons café is run by volunteers and its purpose is to encourage people to meet together and share concerns and happenings in Lee Mount. The café and community shop next door is supported by Lee Mount Baptist Church, New Beginnings, and St. Georges Churches.

On Wednesdays the café holds a craft group that is open to anyone to join, where you can learn how to make all kinds of crafts, Cards, Cake decorating and much more. Flo went down to interview the crafts group "The Crafty Ladies" to find out more about the activities they do.

For photos of the event please click on the photo to the right.

Listen to the interview here

The Jubilee Refreshment Rooms Fem-Ale Day

On Wednesday 24th March 2010 Flo went down to The Jubliee Refreshment Rooms in Sowerby Bridge Railway Station to interview the Wright brothers about Fem-ale day taking place on the 1st April 2010.

Fem-ale is real ale especially brewed for women to encourage them to drink real ale instead of their usual alcoholic beverage. Flo went down to find out more about what would be happening on the day.

Flo along with Kim and Ellen went down to the Jubliee Refreshment rooms on Fem-ale day to give it a try.

For photos of the event please click on the photo to the right.

Listen to the interview here