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 judgify.me/communityradioawards – and there is no limit to the number of Read more +
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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 +
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 Read more +
A brand new awards ceremony for community radio stations is to recognise the hard work of thousands of dedicated volunteers across the UK. Award submissions will open in May, with a ceremony to be held in the Autumn, of which more details will be announced soon. Martin Steers, awards chair, Read more +
Guidelines for community radio stations that wish to use volunteer time as part of station turnover. This document sets out guidelines covering volunteer inputs used by the community radio sector. These guidelines set specific financial values on volunteer inputs provided to community radio stations. Volunteer Input Document
Volunteering England has created an independent Volunteer Rights Inquiry to look at volunteers’ experiences.
The Government recently launched a £5.5 million programme at ALL FM to bring older and younger generations in England together in their communities through volunteering.