Jon and Jan Sketchley were honoured to be invited to attend the High Sheriff Handover and Declaration ceremony at The Town Hall in Leicester on Friday 8 April 2016 where, on behalf of Hermitage FM, they were delighted to receive a High Sheriff’s Award from the outgoing High Sheriff, Gordon Arthur.
Hermitage FM Community Radio Station is well-established in Memorial Square in Coalville Town Centre and is recognised for the support and encouragement that is given to communities in its broadcasting on 99.2FM to North West Leicestershire. It also provides training in broadcasting and journalism. The Hermitage FM Community Coffee Lounge is also recognised for providing young people and adults with catering training, work experience and voluntary placements. It is a vibrant hub for social activity involving many other groups right across the region.