Six Welsh community radio stations receive £100,000 in grants

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Six community radio stations in Wales have received grants totalling
£100,000 from the Welsh Assembly Government’s Community Radio Fund.

Every year applications are invited for a share of £100,000 from the
fund and this year’s recipients are:

Heritage Minister, Alun Ffred Jones said:

“These radio stations play a valuable role reflecting the issues
affecting people living in these communities. They also provide
opportunities for residents to gain new skills and in some cases
employment. I’m very please to announce these grants and to
congratulate the stations on the important role they play in their

The six stations were chosen for their commitment to their communities
in a number of areas, including; encouraging healthy lifestyles,
promoting training and social enterprise for excluded and vulnerable
people and strengthening cultural and linguistic identity.


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