Posts By: Shahzada Choudhury

Community Radio Fund Round 1, 2016-to-2017

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Ofcom has announced that the Community Radio Fund 2016 – 2017 has opened for applications. Funding is available to not-for-profit radio stations that have a social purpose, and work to involve their target community in running the service. Funding will be available to Community Radio Stations towards their core running costs. Read more +

Entries now open for the Community Radio Awards 2016

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Entries for the not-for-profit Community Radio Awards are now open. Stations, management staff and volunteers from Ofcom-licenced community stations are all eligible to submit entries through the easy online system. Each entry is £5, to be submitted via the awards portal – located at – and there is no limit to the number of Read more +

Five community radio licence awards in the south east of England: April 2016

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Ofcom has awarded five community radio licences in April 2016. The licences are for services in the south east England region (outside the M25). Ofcom has made a licence award to each of the following: Red Kite Radio (Red Kite Radio and Media Limited), Haddenham (Buckinghamshire) and Thame (Oxfordshire) Red Read more +

Directors confirm The Hub will stay on air, with newly appointed management and outside investment.

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After last week’s disappointing news that The Hub community radio station would be closing down and switching off its transmitters, we are extremely pleased to announce the station will now continue to broadcast for the foreseeable future. Last week’s public announcement prompted an influx of offers of support, from a Read more +

Community Media Conference 2016 – Join us on Saturday 10th September –

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The Community Media Conference 2016 is the premier community media event in the UK and open to everyone involved in and interested in community media and community radio. Presented by the Community Media Association and hosted by the Birmingham School of Media (Faculty of Arts, Design & Media) at Birmingham City University on Saturday 10th Read more +

Community Radio Network Hub launched Saturday 20th February

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Bill Best, Community Media Association; M

Left to right in photo: Bill Best, Community Media Association; Matthew Layton, Radio Response; Danny Lawrence, Gateway 97.8; David Harber, Radio Response; John Sketchley, Hermitage FM; Steven King Gateway 97.8, BHR 1287. Saturday 20th February saw the Community Radio Network Hub launch in the South East.  Some 26 radio stations were represented in Read more +

North Manchester FM is recruiting

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a part-time Project Manager and a part-time Community Radio Trainer. Download NMFM Project Manager Job Description Download NMFM Community Radio Trainer Job Description Applications by CV and covering letter by email to or by post to Lou Armer, North Manchester FM, Manchester Communication Academy, Read more +

Resonance Extra launches 1st December 2015!

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Resonance, London’s extraordinary, multiple award-winning arts-focused broadcast platform, announces the launch of a new DAB service – Resonance Extra – in Brighton and Hove. The 24/7 radio station starts broadcasting on Tuesday 1st December 2015 at 2pm, becoming the latest addition to the Brighton and Hove Radio digital multiplex. With a Read more +